Enel (OTCMKTS:ENLAY) vs. Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A. – Eletrobrás (NYSE:EBR) Head to Head Review

Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A. – Eletrobrás (NYSE:EBRGet Free Report) and Enel (OTCMKTS:ENLAYGet Free Report) are both utilities companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, risk and valuation.

Risk and Volatility

Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A. – Eletrobrás has a beta of 0.99, suggesting that its stock price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Enel has a beta of 0.97, suggesting that its stock price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A. – Eletrobrás and Enel’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A. – Eletrobrás 6.41% 3.42% 1.42%
Enel N/A N/A N/A

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A. – Eletrobrás and Enel, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A. – Eletrobrás 0 0 0 0 N/A
Enel 0 0 0 0 N/A

Insider and Institutional Ownership

1.1% of Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A. – Eletrobrás shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A. – Eletrobrás pays an annual dividend of $0.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.5%. Enel pays an annual dividend of $0.25 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.8%. Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A. – Eletrobrás pays out 3.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A. – Eletrobrás and Enel’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A. – Eletrobrás $6.60 billion 2.86 $513.03 million $1.07 7.67
Enel $166.25 billion N/A $1.77 billion N/A N/A

Enel has higher revenue and earnings than Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A. – Eletrobrás.

Summary

Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A. – Eletrobrás beats Enel on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A. – Eletrobrás

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Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A. – Eletrobrás, through its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity in Brazil. The company generates electricity through hydroelectric, thermal, nuclear, wind, and solar plants. It owned and operated 32 hydroelectric plants; As of December 31, 2022, it operated 32 hydroelectric plants; five thermal plants, including coal and gas power generation units with a total installed capacity of 1,482 megawatts; and two nuclear power plants comprising Angra I with an installed capacity of 640 megawatts and Angra II with an installed capacity of 1,350 megawatts. It also operates 66,939 kilometers of transmission lines. The company was incorporated in 1962 and is based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

About Enel

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Enel SpA operates as an integrated electricity and gas operator worldwide. The company generates, distributes, transmits, and sells electricity; transports and markets natural gas; supplies LNG and other fuels; and constructs and operates generation plants and distribution grids. Further, the company provides e-vehicle charging infrastructure for public and private customers, as well as engages in the energy commodities business. It operates wind, thermal, hydroelectric, nuclear, photovoltaic, and geothermal power plants. The company was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Rome, Italy.

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