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How to buy Huaneng Power International stock

Learn how to easily invest in Huaneng Power International stock.

Huaneng Power International Inc is an utilities-independent power producers business based in the US. Huaneng Power International shares (HNP) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Huaneng Power International employs 57,874 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Huaneng Power International stock price (NYSE: HNP)

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Huaneng Power International shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-25.
Latest market close$21.00
52-week range$11.88 - $28.77
50-day moving average $21.61
200-day moving average $17.93
Wall St. target price$15.83
PE ratio 9.487
Dividend yield $0.18 (5%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.46

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Huaneng Power International price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $21 from 2022-01-26

1 week (2022-01-21) -8.22%
1 month (2021-12-28) -20.06%
3 months (2021-10-28) 2.04%
6 months (2021-07-28) 55.79%
1 year (2021-01-28) 44.63%
2 years (2020-01-27) 1.89%
3 years (2019-01-25) 26.33
5 years (2017-01-27) 26.22

Is Huaneng Power International stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Huaneng Power International stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Huaneng Power International's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Huaneng Power International's P/E ratio

Huaneng Power 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 9x. In other words, Huaneng Power International shares trade at around 9x recent earnings.

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

Huaneng Power International's PEG ratio

Huaneng Power International's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.2586. 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 Huaneng Power 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.

Huaneng Power International's EBITDA

Huaneng Power International's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $29.7 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Huaneng Power International's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Huaneng Power International financials

Revenue TTM $192.6 billion
Operating margin TTM 4.49%
Gross profit TTM $29.5 billion
Return on assets TTM 1.23%
Return on equity TTM -89.35%
Profit margin -1.96%
Book value $297.56
Market capitalisation $17 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Huaneng Power International share dividends

We're not expecting Huaneng Power International to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Huaneng Power International's shares ever split?

Huaneng Power International's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 25 May 2004. 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 Huaneng Power International shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Huaneng Power International shares which in turn could have impacted Huaneng Power International's share price.

Huaneng Power International share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Huaneng Power International's shares have ranged in value from as little as $11.8823 up to $28.77. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

HNP.US volatility(beta: 0.77)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Huaneng Power International's is 0.7696. This would suggest that Huaneng Power International's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Huaneng Power International overview

Huaneng Power International, Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, generates and sells electricity and heat to the regional or provincial grid companies in the People's Republic of China and internationally. It is involved in the development, investment, construction, operation, and management of power plants and related projects; and generation, wholesale, and retail of power and other relating utilities. The company generates power from gas turbine, hydro, wind, photovoltaic, biomass, coal, solar, and oil resources. It is also involved in the sale of coal ash and lime; provision of cargo loading and storage, port, warehousing, and conveying services; photovoltaic power generation projects development and construction; and provision of thermal energy and cold energy services, as well as thermal heating services. In addition, the company engages in the repair of power equipment; provision of water supply and transportation services; construction and operation of electricity distribution networks and heating pipe networks; energy supply, energy transmission, and substation project contracting activities; cargo transportation; and port management, investment, and development activities. Further, it is involved in the management of industrial water and waste, as well as provides environment engineering, and information technology and management consulting services.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Huaneng Power International is owned by institutions?
Currently 1.186% of Huaneng Power International shares are held by institutions.
How many people work for Huaneng Power International?
Latest data suggests 57,874 work at Huaneng Power International.
When does the fiscal year end for Huaneng Power International?
Huaneng Power International's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Huaneng Power International based?
Huaneng Power International's address is: Huaneng Building, Beijing, China, 100031
What is Huaneng Power International's ISIN number?
Huaneng Power International's international securities identification number is: US4433041005
What is Huaneng Power International's CUSIP number?
Huaneng Power International's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 443304100

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