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U.S. Electric Utilities Industry Analysis

UpdatedNov 28, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-1.0%
  • 3M-1.1%
  • 1Y7.0%
  • YTD10.1%

Over the last 7 days, the Electric Utilities industry has dropped 1.0%, driven by a pullback from NextEra Energy of 2.5%. This takes the industry's 12 month performance to a gain of 7.0%.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the U.S. Electric Utilities Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Sun, 28 Nov 2021US$680.2bUS$259.0bUS$25.7b21.8x
Tue, 26 Oct 2021US$679.2bUS$250.5bUS$24.6b21.1x
Thu, 23 Sep 2021US$661.9bUS$250.9bUS$25.4b21.6x
Sat, 21 Aug 2021US$702.9bUS$250.9bUS$25.4b22x
Sat, 05 Jun 2021US$647.0bUS$243.4bUS$23.1b20.5x
Tue, 09 Mar 2021US$584.5bUS$231.2bUS$21.3b19x
Mon, 30 Nov 2020US$617.8bUS$230.6bUS$22.0b20x
Thu, 03 Sep 2020US$554.2bUS$213.4bUS$28.0b19.2x
Sun, 07 Jun 2020US$571.2bUS$233.9bUS$22.0b20.6x
Sat, 29 Feb 2020US$600.3bUS$236.8bUS$24.9b22.5x
Tue, 03 Dec 2019US$581.7bUS$227.9bUS$14.1b23.1x
Fri, 06 Sep 2019US$575.7bUS$227.8bUS$15.8b23.3x
Mon, 10 Jun 2019US$533.2bUS$228.5bUS$15.9b21.8x
Sun, 03 Mar 2019US$519.8bUS$228.1bUS$17.4b21.6x
Wed, 05 Dec 2018US$504.9bUS$227.0bUS$27.4b20.9x
PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: US$504.9bTotal Earnings: US$27.4bTotal Revenue: US$227.0b0%0%0%3 Year10 Year

Current Industry PE: Investors are relatively neutral on the industry at the moment, considering it's trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 21.2x. It appears they believe that earnings will grow in-line with historical growth rates.

Past Earnings Growth: The earnings for companies in the Electric Utilities industry have declined 2.1% per year over the last three years, while revenues for these companies have grown 4.5% 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 U.S. Electric Utilities industry?

Electric Utilities-1.02%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Electric Utilities industry, which is trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 21.2x. This is likely because analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 11%, which is higher than its past year's earnings growth of 3.7% per year.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Electric Utilities industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 11% over the next 5 years. This is better than it's past earnings growth rate of 3.7% per year.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

DUK Duke Energy0.9%+US$661.6m4.9%PE25.6x
ES Eversource Energy1.0%+US$295.7m-3.7%PE24.6x
AGR Avangrid1.0%+US$201.3m10.9%PE28.2x
EIX Edison International0.06%+US$15.2m3.4%PE32.4x
PNM PNM Resources0.3%+US$14.6m1.1%PE22x
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