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How to buy Consolidated Edison (ED) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Consolidated Edison stocks.

Consolidated Edison is an utilities-regulated electric business based in the US. Consolidated Edison stocks (ED.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $81.68 – an increase of 0.92% over the previous week. Consolidated Edison employs 13,871 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $13.7 billion.

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Consolidated Edison stock price (NYSE:ED)

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Consolidated Edison shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-05-12.
Latest market close$95.22
52-week range$69.11 - $99.22
50-day moving average $93.36
200-day moving average $82.60
Wall St. target price$86.73
PE ratio 24.4883
Dividend yield $3.1 (3.41%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $3.85

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Is it a good time to buy Consolidated Edison stock?

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Consolidated Edison price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $95.22 from 2022-05-18

1 week (2022-05-11) 1.00%
1 month (2022-04-15) N/A
3 months (2022-02-18) 12.54%
6 months (2021-11-19) 22.03%
1 year (2021-05-19) 22.11%
2 years (2020-05-19) 34.34%
3 years (2019-05-17) 9.52%
5 years (2017-05-19) 18.48%

Is Consolidated Edison under- or over-valued?

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

Consolidated Edison's P/E ratio

Consolidated Edison's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 24x. In other words, Consolidated Edison shares trade at around 24x 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.

Consolidated Edison's PEG ratio

Consolidated Edison's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 5.1103. 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 Consolidated Edison's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Consolidated Edison's EBITDA

Consolidated Edison's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $4.7 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Consolidated Edison's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Consolidated Edison financials

Revenue TTM $13.7 billion
Operating margin TTM 19.66%
Gross profit TTM $7.7 billion
Return on assets TTM 2.67%
Return on equity TTM 6.06%
Profit margin 9.84%
Book value $56.60
Market capitalisation $33.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Consolidated Edison's environmental, social and governance track record

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 Consolidated Edison.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Consolidated Edison's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 30.49

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Consolidated Edison's overall score of 30.49 (as at 01/01/2019) is nothing to write home about – landing it in it in the 52nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Consolidated Edison 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.).

Consolidated Edison's environmental score

Environmental score: 11.17/100

Consolidated Edison's environmental score of 11.17 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Consolidated Edison is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Consolidated Edison's social score

Social score: 20.03/100

Consolidated Edison's social score of 20.03 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Consolidated Edison is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Consolidated Edison's governance score

Governance score: 10.29/100

Consolidated Edison's governance score puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Consolidated Edison is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Consolidated Edison's controversy score

Controversy score: 3/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Consolidated Edison scored a 3 out of 5 for controversy – a middle-of-the-table result reflecting that Consolidated Edison hasn't always managed to keep its nose clean.

Consolidated Edison share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 70.98% of net profits

Recently Consolidated Edison has paid out, on average, around 70.98% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.41% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Consolidated Edison shareholders could enjoy a 3.41% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Consolidated Edison's case, that would currently equate to about $3.1 per share.

Consolidated Edison'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.

Consolidated Edison's most recent dividend payout was on 15 June 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 17 May 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Consolidated Edison's shares ever split?

Consolidated Edison's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 3 July 1989. 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 Consolidated Edison shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Consolidated Edison shares which in turn could have impacted Consolidated Edison's share price.

Consolidated Edison share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Consolidated Edison's shares have ranged in value from as little as $69.1079 up to $99.22. 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 Consolidated Edison's is 0.2211. This would suggest that Consolidated Edison's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Consolidated Edison overview

Consolidated Edison, Inc. , through its subsidiaries, engages in the regulated electric, gas, and steam delivery businesses in the United States. It offers electric services to approximately 3. 5 million customers in New York City and Westchester County; gas to approximately 1. 1 million customers in Manhattan, the Bronx, parts of Queens, and Westchester County; and steam to approximately 1,555 customers in parts of Manhattan. The company also supplies electricity to approximately 0. 3 million customers in southeastern New York and northern New Jersey; and gas to approximately 0.

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