Can Exelon Stock Keep the Lights on in 2017?
Although Exelon (EXC) has consistently paid dividends for the past several years, its dividend yield has declined significantly over the past five years.
Utilities are trading at a valuation ratio just above 10x, which means that Exelon seems to be attractively placed next to peers and its historical average.
Utility giants SO and DUK have healthy dividend profiles and premium yields. But to know which one is superior, we have to compare dividend profiles.
Sprint reported much improved total general purpose liquidity of $9.1 billion at the end of fiscal 3Q16.
In fiscal 3Q16, Sprint spent more than $1.2 billion on cash capex. That compares to $0.80 billion in fiscal 2Q16 and $1.6 billion in fiscal 3Q15.
NetApp’s (NTAP) top priorities are to increase revenue from its Strategic Solutions business, lower its cost structure, and provide a robust capital allocation program to investors.
Enterprise Products Partners’ (EPD) debt-to-equity ratio is ~1.1x—pretty conservative for MLPs. The company’s debt-to-EBITDA ratio was 4.4x for 2016.
Over the last ten years, Enterprise Products Partners retained nearly $10.7 billion of DCF (distributable cash flows) including non‐recurring cash flows.
Enterprise Products Partners (EPD) spent $4.1 billion on capital expenditures in 2016. It has $6.7 billion of growth capital projects under construction.
Enterprise Products Partners (EPD) carries out its operations through four reportable segments. NGL Pipelines & Services is its biggest segment.
On March 22, 2017, Dynegy stock was trading at an EV-to-EBITDA valuation multiple of 9.3x. US utilities’ (XLU) average multiple is just above 10.0x.
Micron Technology (MU) recently completed the acquisition of Inotera for $4 billion, which would be reflected in its fiscal 2Q17 earnings.
Micron Technology (MU) is in the midst of an uptrend as DRAM prices increase.
Micron Technology (TU) expects to report a gross margin of 37.5% in fiscal 2Q17, which is higher than the previous guidance of 31.0%–34.0% and its fiscal 1Q17 margin of 26.0%.
NRG Energy (NRG) stock seems to be trading at a fair valuation compared to the industry average and its historical average.
Now, let’s take a closer look at AT&T (T), which has been investing heavily in capital expenditure (capex) to improve its network and buy additional spectrum for future use.
PayPal (PYPL) is facing a class action lawsuit filed in Chicago that’s seeking ~$10.0 million in damages.
In 1Q17, Juniper Networks (JNPR) expects to see revenues of $1.17 billion–$1.23 billion and a non-GAAP gross margin of 62.5%.
Exelon: Valuation Exelon (EXC) is currently trading at an EV-to-EBITDA (enterprise value to earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization) ratio of 8x. Its five-year historical EV-to-EBITDA average ratio is…
FirstEnergy: Valuation Let’s have a look at FirstEnergy’s valuation. FirstEnergy (FE) is currently trading at an EV-to-EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization) ratio of 7.5x, while the industry average…