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U.S. Utilities Sector Analysis

UpdatedNov 30, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies132
  • 7D-0.3%
  • 3M-5.8%
  • 1Y2.0%
  • YTD-3.6%

In the last week, Utilities has been flat. In line with that, the industry has also been flat over the past 12 months. Earnings are forecast to grow by 10% annually.

Sector Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Wed, 30 Nov 2022US$1.2tUS$531.3bUS$50.1b21.3x23.9x2.3x
Fri, 28 Oct 2022US$1.1tUS$508.4bUS$46.9b19.7x24.1x2.2x
Sun, 25 Sep 2022US$1.3tUS$505.2bUS$45.1b21.5x28.4x2.5x
Tue, 23 Aug 2022US$1.3tUS$505.3bUS$45.1b23x29.1x2.6x
Thu, 21 Jul 2022US$1.2tUS$484.2bUS$43.7b22.2x27x2.4x
Sat, 18 Jun 2022US$1.1tUS$484.3bUS$43.7b21.3x25.8x2.3x
Mon, 16 May 2022US$1.2tUS$484.2bUS$43.6b23.8x28x2.5x
Wed, 13 Apr 2022US$1.3tUS$473.4bUS$40.7b26x32.1x2.8x
Fri, 11 Mar 2022US$1.2tUS$479.9bUS$41.5b23x29.3x2.5x
Sun, 06 Feb 2022US$1.2tUS$465.4bUS$39.6b23.3x30.1x2.6x
Tue, 04 Jan 2022US$1.2tUS$443.5bUS$39.4b23.3x31.6x2.8x
Thu, 02 Dec 2021US$1.2tUS$443.3bUS$39.3b21.6x29.2x2.6x
Sat, 30 Oct 2021US$1.2tUS$432.8bUS$41.5b22.2x28.4x2.7x
Mon, 27 Sep 2021US$1.1tUS$429.8bUS$42.1b21.5x26.8x2.6x
Wed, 25 Aug 2021US$1.2tUS$430.6bUS$42.0b22.1x27.9x2.7x
Thu, 01 Jul 2021US$1.1tUS$430.0bUS$42.1b21.5x25.9x2.5x
Sun, 04 Apr 2021US$1.1tUS$418.5bUS$40.8b21.7x26.9x2.6x
Wed, 06 Jan 2021US$1.1tUS$399.8bUS$35.9b20.8x29.6x2.7x
Sat, 10 Oct 2020US$991.7bUS$398.4bUS$36.0b19.3x27.6x2.5x
Fri, 03 Jul 2020US$933.8bUS$381.2bUS$42.5b20.1x22x2.5x
Mon, 06 Apr 2020US$918.0bUS$402.3bUS$35.1b21.9x26.2x2.3x
Thu, 09 Jan 2020US$1.1tUS$407.9bUS$40.2b24x26.6x2.6x
Price to Earnings Ratio

35.7x


Total Market Cap: US$1.0tTotal Earnings: US$28.8bTotal Revenue: US$400.2bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.S. Utilities Sector Price to Earnings3Y Average 27.6x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the American Utilities industry, indicating that they anticipate long term growth rates will be lower than they have historically.
  • The industry is trading at a PE ratio of 23.9x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 27.6x.
  • The 3-year average PS ratio of 2.6x is higher than the industry's current PS ratio of 2.3x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Utilities industry have grown 20% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 9.9% per year.
  • This means that more sales are being generated by these companies overall, and subsequently their profits are increasing too.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the U.S. Utilities sector?

US Market-0.94%
Utilities-0.28%
Other Utilities0.087%
Renewable Energy-0.14%
Electric Utilities-0.30%
Water Utilities-1.13%
Gas Utilities-1.41%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Renewable Energy industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 243x.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 23.2%, which is lower than the prior year's growth of 106.7% per year.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Gas Utilities industry, which is trading close to its 3-year average of 18.2x.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Renewable Energy industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 23% over the next 5 years.
  • However this is lower than its past earnings growth rate of 107% per year.
  • In contrast, the Water Utilities industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 7.9% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
EXC ExelonUS$40.001.4%
+US$546.6m
-24.1%PE18.5x
AEP American Electric Power CompanyUS$94.651.0%
+US$483.0m
16.8%PE19.8x
FE FirstEnergyUS$39.802.1%
+US$468.8m
5.7%PE18.4x
EIX Edison InternationalUS$63.511.7%
+US$412.4m
-2.7%PE33.7x
ED Consolidated EdisonUS$96.301.1%
+US$383.3m
24.0%PE20.2x
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D

US$59.77

Dominion Energy

7D

-0.8%

1Y

-16.1%

AWK

US$147.14

American Water Works Company

7D

-0.7%

1Y

-12.7%

UGI

US$37.84

UGI

7D

-6.4%

1Y

-8.3%

SRE

US$161.32

Sempra

7D

0.6%

1Y

34.6%

FE

US$39.80

FirstEnergy

7D

2.1%

1Y

5.7%

EVRG

US$58.07

Evergy

7D

-1.9%

1Y

-8.3%

EIX

US$63.51

Edison International

7D

1.7%

1Y

-2.7%

CEG

US$94.43

Constellation Energy

7D

-1.9%

1Y

n/a

NEE

US$82.49

NextEra Energy

7D

-1.9%

1Y

-4.9%

VST

US$24.23

Vistra

7D

3.4%

1Y

21.9%

WTRG

US$47.05

Essential Utilities

7D

-1.5%

1Y

-0.5%

ED

US$96.30

Consolidated Edison

7D

1.1%

1Y

24.0%

EXC

US$40.00

Exelon

7D

1.4%

1Y

-24.1%