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Edison International is an utilities-regulated electric business based in the US. Edison International shares (EIX) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Edison International employs 13,351 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$13.6 billion.
|52-week range||USD$41.6584 - USD$67.8582|
|50-day moving average||USD$58.1471|
|200-day moving average||USD$57.7301|
|Wall St. target price||USD$70.07|
|Dividend yield||USD$2.575 (4.69%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$1.98|
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Valuing Edison International stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Edison International's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Edison International's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 28x. In other words, Edison International shares trade at around 28x recent earnings.
That's comparable to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29).
Edison International's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 4.9544. 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 Edison International's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Edison International's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$4.7 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Edison International's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$13.6 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||21.23%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$7.1 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||2.69%|
|Return on equity TTM||4.7%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$20.8 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 5.4 million Edison International shares held short by investors – that's known as Edison International's "short interest". This figure is 3.3% up from 5.2 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Edison International shares can be evaluated.
Edison International's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Edison International shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Edison International shares traded daily (recently around 1.8 million). Edison International's SIR currently stands at 3.03. In other words for every 100,000 Edison International shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3030 shares are currently held short.
However Edison International's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Edison International shares, or, against the total number of tradable Edison International shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Edison International's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Edison International shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0153% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Edison International shares, roughly 15 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Edison International.
Find out more about how you can short Edison International stock.
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Edison International.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Total ESG risk: 26.88
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Edison International's overall score of 26.88 (as at 01/01/2019) is nothing to write home about – landing it in it in the 53rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Edison International is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Environmental score: 12.22/100
Edison International's environmental score of 12.22 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Edison International is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Social score: 11.35/100
Edison International's social score of 11.35 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Edison International is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Governance score: 3.8/100
Edison International's governance score puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Edison International is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Controversy score: 3/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Edison International scored a 3 out of 5 for controversy – a middle-of-the-table result reflecting that Edison International hasn't always managed to keep its nose clean.
|Total ESG score||26.88|
|Total ESG percentile||53.38|
|Environmental score percentile||2|
|Social score percentile||2|
|Governance score percentile||2|
|Level of controversy||3|
Dividend payout ratio: 57.91% of net profits
Recently Edison International has paid out, on average, around 57.91% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 4.83% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Edison International shareholders could enjoy a 4.83% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Edison International's case, that would currently equate to about $2.575 per share.
Edison International's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.
Edison International's most recent dividend payout was on 30 April 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 30 March 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Edison International's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 22 June 1993. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Edison International shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Edison International shares which in turn could have impacted Edison International's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Edison International's shares have ranged in value from as little as $41.6584 up to $67.8582. 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 Edison International's is 0.611. This would suggest that Edison International's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Edison International, through its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity in the United States. The company generates electricity through hydroelectric, diesel/liquid petroleum gas, natural gas, nuclear, and photovoltaic sources. It supplies electricity primarily to residential, commercial, industrial, agricultural, and other customers, as well as public authorities through transmission and distribution networks. The company's transmission facilities consist of lines ranging from 33 kV to 500 kV and substations; and distribution system comprises approximately 53,000 line miles of overhead lines, 38,000 line miles of underground lines, and 800 substations located in California. It serves approximately 5 million customers. The company was founded in 1886 and is based in Rosemead, California.
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