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Interconexión Eléctrica E.S.PBVC:ISA Stock Report

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06 Dec, 2021


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ISA fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth2/6
Past Performance1/6
Financial Health1/6

ISA Stock Overview

Interconexión Eléctrica S.A. E.S.P. engages in the electric power, roads, ICT, and telecommunications business unit activities.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Interconexión Eléctrica E.S.P
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceCol$22,400.00
52 Week HighCol$29,250.00
52 Week LowCol$19,500.00
1 Month Change-1.45%
3 Month Change-1.15%
1 Year Change-11.88%
3 Year Change63.03%
5 Year Change122.66%
Change since IPO1,025.63%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

ISACO Electric UtilitiesCO Market

Return vs Industry: ISA underperformed the CO Electric Utilities industry which returned -2.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ISA underperformed the CO Market which returned 6.8% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is ISA's price volatile compared to industry and market?
ISA volatility
ISA Average Weekly Movement3.4%
Electric Utilities Industry Average Movement4.5%
Market Average Movement3.8%
10% most volatile stocks in CO Market7.2%
10% least volatile stocks in CO Market2.2%

Stable Share Price: ISA is not significantly more volatile than the rest of CO stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.

Volatility Over Time: ISA's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1967n/aBernardo Vargas Gibsone

Interconexión Eléctrica S.A. E.S.P. engages in the electric power, roads, ICT, and telecommunications business unit activities. The company expands, operates, and maintains 47.358 km of high-voltage transmission network and 92.720 MVA od transmission infrastructure in Colombia, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, and Chile, as well as the international interconnections that operate between Colombia-Ecuador and Ecuador-Peru. It also designs, builds, operates, and maintains road infrastructure; and provides connectivity, telecommunication, and digital solutions, as well as manages approximately 54.034 km of fiber optics network.

Interconexión Eléctrica E.S.P Fundamentals Summary

How do Interconexión Eléctrica E.S.P's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
ISA fundamental statistics
Market CapCol$24.37t
Earnings (TTM)Col$1.71t
Revenue (TTM)Col$10.73t


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
ISA income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueCol$4.16t
Gross ProfitCol$6.57t

Last Reported Earnings

Sep 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)1.55k
Gross Margin61.27%
Net Profit Margin15.98%
Debt/Equity Ratio125.6%

How did ISA perform over the long term?

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Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio

Does ISA pay a reliable dividends?

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When do you need to buy ISA by to receive an upcoming dividend?
Interconexión Eléctrica E.S.P dividend dates
Ex Dividend DateDec 07 2021
Dividend Pay DateDec 14 2021
Days until Ex dividend0 days
Days until Dividend pay date7 days

Does ISA pay a reliable dividends?

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Is Interconexión Eléctrica E.S.P undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Price to Earnings (PE) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: ISA (COP22400) is trading above our estimate of fair value (COP11429.97)

Significantly Below Fair Value: ISA is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: ISA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (14.5x) compared to the South American Electric Utilities industry average (8x).

PE vs Market: ISA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (14.5x) compared to the CO market (8.3x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: ISA is good value based on its PEG Ratio (1x)

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: ISA is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.8x) compared to the XS Electric Utilities industry average (1.2x).

Future Growth

How is Interconexión Eléctrica E.S.P forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: ISA's forecast earnings growth (15.1% per year) is above the savings rate (6.4%).

Earnings vs Market: ISA's earnings (15.1% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the CO market (8.3% per year).

High Growth Earnings: ISA's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: ISA's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-2.6% per year).

High Growth Revenue: ISA's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-2.6% per year).

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: ISA's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (15.3%).

Past Performance

How has Interconexión Eléctrica E.S.P performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ISA has a large one-off gain of COP1,228.2B impacting its September 30 2021 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: ISA's current net profit margins (16%) are lower than last year (23%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ISA's earnings have grown by 1.1% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: ISA's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: ISA had negative earnings growth (-14.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Electric Utilities industry average (27.3%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: ISA's Return on Equity (15.4%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is Interconexión Eléctrica E.S.P's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ISA's short term assets (COP11,017.4B) exceed its short term liabilities (COP5,998.9B).

Long Term Liabilities: ISA's short term assets (COP11,017.4B) do not cover its long term liabilities (COP35,134.3B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ISA's net debt to equity ratio (90.8%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: ISA's debt to equity ratio has increased from 76.5% to 125.6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: ISA's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (11.8%).

Interest Coverage: ISA's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.5x coverage).

Balance Sheet


What is Interconexión Eléctrica E.S.P current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: ISA's dividend (3.32%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the CO market (2.73%).

High Dividend: ISA's dividend (3.32%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the CO market (7.13%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: ISA's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: ISA's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (48.1%), ISA's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: ISA's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (39.4% payout ratio).

Next Steps


How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Bernardo Vargas Gibsone (62 yo)

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Mr. Bernardo Vargas Gibsone serves as the Chief Executive Officer, President and Legal Representative of Interconexión Eléctrica S.A. E.S.P. He served as the President and Chairman of ING Barings in Colomb...

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: ISA's management team is considered experienced (4 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: ISA's board of directors are considered experienced (3.1 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Interconexión Eléctrica S.A. E.S.P.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Interconexión Eléctrica S.A. E.S.P.
  • Ticker: ISA
  • Exchange: BVC
  • Founded: 1967
  • Industry: Electric Utilities
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Market Cap: Col$24.369t
  • Shares outstanding: 1.11b
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Interconexión Eléctrica S.A. E.S.P.
  • Calle 12 sur N° 18 -168
  • Medellín
  • Colombia


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/12/06 23:14
End of Day Share Price2021/12/06 00:00
Annual Earnings2020/12/31

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.