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Meridian Energy NZSE:MEL Stock Report

Last Price

NZ$6.10

Market Cap

NZ$15.8b

7D

-4.2%

1Y

13.0%

Updated

23 Jun, 2024

Data

Company Financials +

MEL Stock Overview

Engages in the generation, trading, and retailing of electricity to residential, business, and industrial customers in New Zealand, Australia, and the United Kingdom.

MEL fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation2/6
Future Growth3/6
Past Performance1/6
Financial Health3/6
Dividends0/6

Meridian Energy Limited Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Meridian Energy
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceNZ$6.10
52 Week HighNZ$6.76
52 Week LowNZ$4.76
Beta0.77
11 Month Change-2.32%
3 Month Change3.04%
1 Year Change12.96%
33 Year Change16.41%
5 Year Change28.42%
Change since IPO143.03%

Recent News & Updates

Recent updates

Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Takes On Some Risk With Its Use Of Debt

Jun 20
Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Takes On Some Risk With Its Use Of Debt

The Returns On Capital At Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Don't Inspire Confidence

May 21
The Returns On Capital At Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Don't Inspire Confidence

Some Shareholders Feeling Restless Over Meridian Energy Limited's (NZSE:MEL) P/S Ratio

May 03
Some Shareholders Feeling Restless Over Meridian Energy Limited's (NZSE:MEL) P/S Ratio

Meridian Energy Limited's (NZSE:MEL) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 63% Above Its Share Price

Apr 02
Meridian Energy Limited's (NZSE:MEL) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 63% Above Its Share Price

We Think Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Is Taking Some Risk With Its Debt

Feb 29
We Think Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Is Taking Some Risk With Its Debt

Meridian Energy Limited's (NZSE:MEL) Business Is Yet to Catch Up With Its Share Price

Jan 26
Meridian Energy Limited's (NZSE:MEL) Business Is Yet to Catch Up With Its Share Price

Returns On Capital Signal Difficult Times Ahead For Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL)

Jan 08
Returns On Capital Signal Difficult Times Ahead For Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL)

Is Meridian Energy Limited (NZSE:MEL) Trading At A 37% Discount?

Dec 21
Is Meridian Energy Limited (NZSE:MEL) Trading At A 37% Discount?

Is Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Using Too Much Debt?

Nov 04
Is Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Using Too Much Debt?

Here's Why Shareholders May Want To Be Cautious With Increasing Meridian Energy Limited's (NZSE:MEL) CEO Pay Packet

Oct 05
Here's Why Shareholders May Want To Be Cautious With Increasing Meridian Energy Limited's (NZSE:MEL) CEO Pay Packet

Meridian Energy Limited's (NZSE:MEL) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 38% Above Its Share Price

Sep 16
Meridian Energy Limited's (NZSE:MEL) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 38% Above Its Share Price

With EPS Growth And More, Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Makes An Interesting Case

Aug 18
With EPS Growth And More, Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Makes An Interesting Case

Investors Will Want Meridian Energy's (NZSE:MEL) Growth In ROCE To Persist

Jul 30
Investors Will Want Meridian Energy's (NZSE:MEL) Growth In ROCE To Persist

Meridian Energy Limited's (NZSE:MEL) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 39% Above Its Share Price

Jun 15
Meridian Energy Limited's (NZSE:MEL) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 39% Above Its Share Price

Here's Why We Think Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Is Well Worth Watching

May 19
Here's Why We Think Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Is Well Worth Watching

There's Been No Shortage Of Growth Recently For Meridian Energy's (NZSE:MEL) Returns On Capital

Apr 19
There's Been No Shortage Of Growth Recently For Meridian Energy's (NZSE:MEL) Returns On Capital

Is Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Using Too Much Debt?

Mar 09
Is Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Using Too Much Debt?

An Intrinsic Calculation For Meridian Energy Limited (NZSE:MEL) Suggests It's 29% Undervalued

Feb 24
An Intrinsic Calculation For Meridian Energy Limited (NZSE:MEL) Suggests It's 29% Undervalued

Should You Be Adding Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) To Your Watchlist Today?

Jan 11
Should You Be Adding Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) To Your Watchlist Today?

Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Is Looking To Continue Growing Its Returns On Capital

Dec 28
Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Is Looking To Continue Growing Its Returns On Capital

Is There An Opportunity With Meridian Energy Limited's (NZSE:MEL) 44% Undervaluation?

Nov 21
Is There An Opportunity With Meridian Energy Limited's (NZSE:MEL) 44% Undervaluation?

Does Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Nov 09
Does Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Shareholders May Be More Conservative With Meridian Energy Limited's (NZSE:MEL) CEO Compensation For Now

Oct 11
Shareholders May Be More Conservative With Meridian Energy Limited's (NZSE:MEL) CEO Compensation For Now

Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Is Looking To Continue Growing Its Returns On Capital

Sep 19
Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Is Looking To Continue Growing Its Returns On Capital

Does Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist?

Aug 16
Does Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist?

Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Has Some Way To Go To Become A Multi-Bagger

Jun 06
Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Has Some Way To Go To Become A Multi-Bagger

Here's Why I Think Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Might Deserve Your Attention Today

May 10
Here's Why I Think Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Might Deserve Your Attention Today

Are Investors Undervaluing Meridian Energy Limited (NZSE:MEL) By 50%?

Apr 08
Are Investors Undervaluing Meridian Energy Limited (NZSE:MEL) By 50%?

These 4 Measures Indicate That Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well

Mar 26
These 4 Measures Indicate That Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well

Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Has Some Way To Go To Become A Multi-Bagger

Mar 02
Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Has Some Way To Go To Become A Multi-Bagger

I Ran A Stock Scan For Earnings Growth And Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Passed With Ease

Jan 15
I Ran A Stock Scan For Earnings Growth And Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Passed With Ease

Meridian Energy Limited's (NZSE:MEL) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 97% Above Its Share Price

Dec 31
Meridian Energy Limited's (NZSE:MEL) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 97% Above Its Share Price

Does Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Dec 18
Does Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Is Doing The Right Things To Multiply Its Share Price

Nov 19
Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Is Doing The Right Things To Multiply Its Share Price

Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Could Easily Take On More Debt

Sep 10
Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Could Easily Take On More Debt

With EPS Growth And More, Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Is Interesting

Aug 29
With EPS Growth And More, Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Is Interesting

Meridian Energy's (NZSE:MEL) Returns Have Hit A Wall

Aug 16
Meridian Energy's (NZSE:MEL) Returns Have Hit A Wall

Meridian Energy Limited's (NZSE:MEL) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 49% Above Its Share Price

May 30
Meridian Energy Limited's (NZSE:MEL) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 49% Above Its Share Price

The Returns At Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Aren't Growing

May 16
The Returns At Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Aren't Growing

Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Takes On Some Risk With Its Use Of Debt

Apr 06
Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Takes On Some Risk With Its Use Of Debt

Have Insiders Sold Meridian Energy Limited (NZSE:MEL) Shares Recently?

Mar 11
Have Insiders Sold Meridian Energy Limited (NZSE:MEL) Shares Recently?

Earnings Update: Meridian Energy Limited (NZSE:MEL) Just Reported Its Interim Results And Analysts Are Updating Their Forecasts

Feb 26
Earnings Update: Meridian Energy Limited (NZSE:MEL) Just Reported Its Interim Results And Analysts Are Updating Their Forecasts

Shareholders Of Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Must Be Happy With Their 263% Total Return

Feb 10
Shareholders Of Meridian Energy (NZSE:MEL) Must Be Happy With Their 263% Total Return

A Quick Analysis On Meridian Energy's (NZSE:MEL) CEO Salary

Jan 26
A Quick Analysis On Meridian Energy's (NZSE:MEL) CEO Salary

Should You Use Meridian Energy's (NZSE:MEL) Statutory Earnings To Analyse It?

Jan 08
Should You Use Meridian Energy's (NZSE:MEL) Statutory Earnings To Analyse It?

Shareholder Returns

MELNZ Renewable EnergyNZ Market
7D-4.2%-3.9%-1.6%
1Y13.0%13.8%-5.3%

Return vs Industry: MEL matched the NZ Renewable Energy industry which returned 13.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: MEL exceeded the NZ Market which returned -5.3% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is MEL's price volatile compared to industry and market?
MEL volatility
MEL Average Weekly Movement4.0%
Renewable Energy Industry Average Movement5.6%
Market Average Movement4.3%
10% most volatile stocks in NZ Market8.0%
10% least volatile stocks in NZ Market2.9%

Stable Share Price: MEL has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

Volatility Over Time: MEL's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
1998932Neal Barclaywww.meridianenergy.co.nz

Meridian Energy Limited engages in the generation, trading, and retailing of electricity to residential, business, and industrial customers in New Zealand, Australia, and the United Kingdom. It generates electricity through 7 hydro stations that has a capacity of 2,353 MW; 5 wind farms that has a capacity of 416 MW; and grid-scale solar array, as well as offers solar installation services. It sells electricity under the Meridian Energy and Powershop brands.

Meridian Energy Limited Fundamentals Summary

How do Meridian Energy's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
MEL fundamental statistics
Market capNZ$15.79b
Earnings (TTM)NZ$85.00m
Revenue (TTM)NZ$3.86b

185.8x

P/E Ratio

4.1x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report (TTM)
MEL income statement (TTM)
RevenueNZ$3.86b
Cost of RevenueNZ$3.09b
Gross ProfitNZ$772.00m
Other ExpensesNZ$687.00m
EarningsNZ$85.00m

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2023

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.033
Gross Margin19.98%
Net Profit Margin2.20%
Debt/Equity Ratio23.6%

How did MEL perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

2.9%

Current Dividend Yield

549%

Payout Ratio
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