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Argentinian (MERVAL) Utilities Sector Analysis

UpdatedNov 27, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-5.5%
  • 3M21.9%
  • 1Y76.0%
  • YTD84.4%

Over the last 7 days, the Utilities industry has dropped 8.0%, driven by declines from every company within the industry. This takes the industry's 12 month performance to a gain of 94%.

Sector Valuation and Performance

Has the Argentinian Utilities Sector valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Sat, 27 Nov 2021AR$472.8bAR$436.1b-AR$8,120,874,146.0026.8x
Mon, 25 Oct 2021AR$556.4bAR$419.2b-AR$12,227,008,146.0027.8x
Wed, 22 Sep 2021AR$423.2bAR$416.6b-AR$13,962,692,146.0036.1x
Fri, 20 Aug 2021AR$344.0bAR$423.0b-AR$13,557,372,086.0016x
Fri, 04 Jun 2021AR$287.9bAR$410.9b-AR$6,357,803,741.005.9x
Mon, 08 Mar 2021AR$251.2bAR$401.4b-AR$8,267,910,946.006.1x
Thu, 10 Dec 2020AR$278.2bAR$448.9bAR$25.1b4.3x
Wed, 02 Sep 2020AR$227.1bAR$471.9bAR$27.1b3.7x
Sat, 06 Jun 2020AR$201.1bAR$507.5bAR$65.8b3x
Tue, 10 Mar 2020AR$181.4bAR$504.2bAR$75.6b2.2x
Mon, 02 Dec 2019AR$192.1bAR$540.0bAR$102.3b1.8x
Thu, 05 Sep 2019AR$146.6bAR$484.0bAR$95.0b1.5x
Sun, 09 Jun 2019AR$242.4bAR$436.0bAR$53.7b3.4x
Sat, 02 Mar 2019AR$291.2bAR$346.5bAR$54.8b4.4x
Tue, 04 Dec 2018AR$185.3bAR$265.6bAR$52.5b3.7x
PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: AR$185.3bTotal Earnings: AR$52.5bTotal Revenue: AR$265.6b0%0%0%3 Year10 Year

Current Industry PE: Investors are more optimistic on the industry, considering it's trading at a PE ratio of 26.7x which is higher than its 3-year average PE of 6.1x. It appears they are confident that earnings will grow faster in the future than they have historically.

Past Earnings Growth: Total earnings for the Utilities industry have declined over the last three years, with the industry now making a loss overall. But revenues have grown 18% per year. This means that although more sales are being generated, either the cost of doing business or the level of investment back into businesses has increased, which has decreased profits.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the Argentinian Utilities sector?

Renewable Energy-4.33%
Gas Utilities-4.94%
Electric Utilities-6.14%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Renewable Energy industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 10.9x. This is likely because analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 114%, which is higher than its past year's earnings decline of 93% per year. Meanwhile, investors are most pessimistic about the Electric Utilities industry. Although, investor sentiment seems to have improved given its trading above its 3-year average of 4.8x.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Renewable Energy industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 114% over the next 5 years. This is better than its past earnings decline of 93% per year. Meanwhile, the Electric Utilities industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 6.0% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

Which companies have driven the market over the last 7 days?

EDN Empresa Distribuidora y Comercializadora Norte Sociedad Anónima1.5%+AR$787.8m117.2%PS0.7x
CAPX Capex1.2%+AR$224.8m57.7%PE17.6x
EMDE Empresa Distribuidora Eléctrica Regional1.4%+AR$6.1m-35.9%PS0.1x
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