8point3 Energy Partners (NASDAQ: CAFD) and Comp En De Mn Cemig ADS (NYSE:CIG) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, profitabiliy, institutional ownership, dividends and valuation.
This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for 8point3 Energy Partners and Comp En De Mn Cemig ADS, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|8point3 Energy Partners||2||9||3||0||2.07|
|Comp En De Mn Cemig ADS||0||2||1||0||2.33|
8point3 Energy Partners currently has a consensus target price of $15.54, indicating a potential upside of 5.58%. Comp En De Mn Cemig ADS has a consensus target price of $2.80, indicating a potential upside of 5.66%. Given Comp En De Mn Cemig ADS’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Comp En De Mn Cemig ADS is more favorable than 8point3 Energy Partners.
Volatility and Risk
8point3 Energy Partners has a beta of 0.84, indicating that its stock price is 16% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Comp En De Mn Cemig ADS has a beta of 1.87, indicating that its stock price is 87% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
55.8% of 8point3 Energy Partners shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 3.1% of Comp En De Mn Cemig ADS shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
8point3 Energy Partners pays an annual dividend of $1.06 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.2%. Comp En De Mn Cemig ADS pays an annual dividend of $0.17 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.4%.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares 8point3 Energy Partners and Comp En De Mn Cemig ADS’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||EBITDA||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|8point3 Energy Partners||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Comp En De Mn Cemig ADS||$6.01 billion||0.55||$1.29 billion||N/A||N/A|
Comp En De Mn Cemig ADS has higher revenue and earnings than 8point3 Energy Partners.
This table compares 8point3 Energy Partners and Comp En De Mn Cemig ADS’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|8point3 Energy Partners||23.87%||1.94%||1.11%|
|Comp En De Mn Cemig ADS||N/A||N/A||N/A|
8point3 Energy Partners beats Comp En De Mn Cemig ADS on 6 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
8point3 Energy Partners Company Profile
8point3 Energy Partners LP owns, operates and acquires solar energy generation projects. As of November 30, 2016, Company’s portfolio comprised interests in 642 Megawatt (MW) of solar energy projects. The Company is developing projects under utility, commercial and industrial (C&I) and residential categories. As of November 30, 2016, the Company owned interests in nine utility-scale solar energy projects; four C&I solar energy projects, and a portfolio of residential Distributed generation (DG) Solar assets. The Company’s utility project portfolio comprises projects, which include Maryland Solar, Solar Gen 2, Lost Hills Blackwell, North Star, RPU, Quinto, Hooper and Kingbird. The Company’s C&I projects comprise UC Davis, Macy’s California, Macy’s Maryland and Kern. The Company’s residential portfolio targets homeowners in the United States.
Comp En De Mn Cemig ADS Company Profile
Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais-CEMIG is a holding company that is engaged in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity. The Company’s segments include Generation, Transmission, Distribution, Telecom, Gas and Other. The Company, through its interests in subsidiaries or jointly controlled entities, is engaged in the activities of the construction and operation of systems for sale of electricity, as well as various fields of energy and telecommunications, for the purpose of commercial operation. Its electric power transmission business consists of transporting power from the facilities where it is generated to points of consumption, distribution networks and Free Consumers. Its distribution operation consists of transfers of electricity from distribution substations to final consumers. It is also engaged in businesses, such as telecommunications, energy solutions consulting, and acquisition, transport and distribution of gas and its subproducts and derivatives.
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