Reviewing EnerNOC (ENOC) and Its Competitors

EnerNOC (NASDAQ: ENOC) is one of 114 publicly-traded companies in the “Software” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare EnerNOC to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, valuation, risk and profitability.

Volatility and Risk

EnerNOC has a beta of 0.26, indicating that its share price is 74% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, EnerNOC’s competitors have a beta of 0.98, indicating that their average share price is 2% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for EnerNOC and its competitors, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
EnerNOC 0 5 0 0 2.00
EnerNOC Competitors 388 2290 4340 114 2.59

EnerNOC currently has a consensus target price of $8.56, suggesting a potential upside of 11.85%. As a group, “Software” companies have a potential upside of 11.41%. Given EnerNOC’s higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe EnerNOC is more favorable than its competitors.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares EnerNOC and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
EnerNOC N/A N/A -5.20
EnerNOC Competitors $1.54 billion $453.42 million 43.41

EnerNOC’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than EnerNOC. EnerNOC is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

49.7% of EnerNOC shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 58.1% of shares of all “Software” companies are owned by institutional investors. 13.4% of EnerNOC shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 19.9% of shares of all “Software” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares EnerNOC and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
EnerNOC -66.80% -160.15% -42.76%
EnerNOC Competitors -38.74% -44.10% -9.72%


EnerNOC competitors beat EnerNOC on 10 of the 11 factors compared.

EnerNOC Company Profile

EnerNOC, Inc. is a provider of energy intelligence software (EIS) and demand response solutions. The Company’s EIS provides enterprise solutions, utility solutions and energy procurement solutions. The Company’s EIS offers enterprise customers with a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions with various areas of functionalities, including energy cost visualization, budgets, forecasts and accruals; project tracking, and demand management. Its EIS provides its utility customers with a SaaS-based customer engagement platform, which collects and processes data and enables its utility customers to provide personalized communication and recommendations to their customers. Its EIS includes an energy procurement platform that helps its enterprise and utility customers. Its procurement platform offers its enterprise and utility customers with features, such as energy contracts management. Its technology includes over two components: its EIS platform and Network Operations Center (NOC).

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