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How to buy Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR stock

Learn how to easily invest in Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR stock.

Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR is an utilities-diversified business based in the US. Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR shares (ELP) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR employs 6,104 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $24.4 billion.

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Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR stock price (NYSE: ELP)

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Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-09-26.
Latest market close$5.86
52-week range$4.58 - $7.89
50-day moving average $6.53
200-day moving average $6.62
Wall St. target price$7.90
PE ratio 45.7308
Dividend yield $1.17 (17.66%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.13

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Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $5.86 from 2022-09-29

1 week (2022-09-23) -7.42%
1 month (2022-09-01) -11.35%
3 months (2022-07-01) -7.72%
6 months (2022-04-01) -26.84%
1 year (2021-10-01) -4.72%
2 years (2020-10-01) -46.58%
3 years (2019-10-01) 11.86
5 years (2017-09-29) 8.86

Is Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR's P/E ratio

Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 46x. In other words, Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR shares trade at around 46x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR's PEG ratio

Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.79. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR's EBITDA

Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $5.3 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR financials

Revenue TTM $24.4 billion
Operating margin TTM 17.05%
Gross profit TTM $4.9 billion
Return on assets TTM 5.39%
Return on equity TTM 11.05%
Profit margin 13.7%
Book value $7.53
Market capitalisation $3.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR share dividends

4%

Dividend payout ratio: 4.43% of net profits

Recently Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR has paid out, on average, around 4.43% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 17.66% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR shareholders could enjoy a 17.66% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR's case, that would currently equate to about $1.17 per share.

While Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR is investing more in its future growth.

Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR's most recent dividend payout was on 11 July 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 2 May 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR's shares ever split?

Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR's shares were split on a 1:5 basis on 28 April 2021. So if you had owned 5 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 400% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR shares which in turn could have impacted Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR's share price.

Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR's shares have ranged in value from as little as $4.5815 up to $7.89. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR's is 0.3785. This would suggest that Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR overview

Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL engages in the generation, transformation, distribution, and trading of energy to industrial, residential, commercial, rural, and other customers primarily in the State of Paraná, Brazil. The company operates through Power generation and transmission, Power distribution, Gas, and Power sale segments. It is also involved in the piped natural gas distribution. As of December 31, 2021, the company operated 20 hydroelectric plants, 30 wind plants, and 1 thermoelectric plant with a total installed capacity of 5,957 megawatts; and owned and operated 3,638 km of transmission lines and 204,957 km of distribution lines. It holds concessions to distribute electricity in 394 municipalities in the State of Paraná and in the municipality of Porto União in the State of Santa Catarina. Companhia Paranaense de Energia " COPEL was founded in 1954 and is headquartered in Curitiba, Brazil. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR is owned by institutions?
Currently 10.168% of Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR shares are held by institutions.
How many people work for Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR?
Latest data suggests 6,104 work at Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR.
When does the fiscal year end for Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR?
Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR based?
Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR's address is: Rua JosE Izidoro Biazetto, 158, Curitiba, PR, Brazil, 81200-240
What is Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR's ISIN number?
Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR's international securities identification number is: US20441B6056
What is Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR's CUSIP number?
Companhia Paranaense de Energia Pref ADR's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 20441B308

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