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FirstEnergy Stock Looks Attractively Valued Compared to Peers


Nov. 20 2020, Updated 9:28 p.m. ET

FirstEnergy: Valuation

FirstEnergy (FE) stock is currently trading at an EV-to-EBITDA (enterprise value to earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization) valuation multiple of 8.0x, which is lower than its five-year historical average of 9.0x.

In comparison, the largest US competitive utility, Exelon (EXC), is currently trading at an EV-to-EBITDA ratio of 8.0x, which is higher than its five-year historical average of 7.0x. Public Service Enterprise Group (PEG) stock, which looks expensive compared to its peers, is trading at a valuation ratio of 11.2x, which is higher than its five-year average of 9.0x.

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A look at its peers

Renewables titan NextEra Energy (NEE) is currently trading at an EV-to-EBITDA valuation of 15.0x, while its five-year historical average valuation is 12.0x. So it appears to be trading at a premium to its historical average.

Dominion Energy (D) stock is trading at an EV-to-EBITDA multiple of 13.5x, and its historical average is ~14.0x. So Dominion seems to be trading at a cheaper valuation than its historical average valuation.

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