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Balance Sheets: AES Corporation versus Its Peers
AES Corporation’s leverage is extremely high compared to those of peers Southern Company (SO), Exelon Corporation (EXC) and PG&E Corporation (PCG).
Will High Leverage and Coal Dependence Affect Southern Company?
Southern Company (SO) is one of the leading utility companies (XLU) in the US. The company has a history of stable performance.
AES Corporation’s New Strategic Initiatives
AES Corporation is actively increasing its generating capacity. As of June 30, 2015, 5,819 MW of projects are under construction.
Why DTE Energy Can Offer Attractive Dividends
DTE Energy’s dividends play a significant part in terms of returns to shareholders. The company currently has a high dividend yield of 3.5%.
AES Missed Revenue 3Q15 Estimate, Stock Fell 8.7%
AES (AES) reported its 3Q15 earnings on November 5, 2015, posting revenue of $3.7 billion, lower than analysts’ expectation of $5.4 billion. It was 16.2% lower than 3Q14 revenue of $4.4 billion.
How AES Corporation Streamlined Its Operations
AES Corporation went through a very rough time financially in the early 2000s. To combat this AES implemented major restructuring and cost cutting measures.
Why Southern Company Has a Predictable Business Model
Southern Company (SO), together with its subsidiaries, has a presence in both the regulated and unregulated segments of the power utility (XLU) business.
Southern Company to Report 3Q15 Results on October 28
Southern Company (SO) will release its 3Q15 earnings on October 28, 2015. It’s the fourth largest producer of electricity in the United States and is the holding company of four power utilities.
AES Has Paid Consistent Dividends for 3 Years
AES Corporation (AES) has paid around $0.10 per share in dividends to shareholders until the third quarter of 2015. It has given consistent dividends to its shareholders for the last three years.
How Does Exelon’s Debt Ratio Look in Comparison to Peers?
Exelon (EXC) had a total debt of $26.6 billion on its books as of June 30, 2015. 96% of Exelon’s debt is long term in nature.
Southern Company’s Dividend and Capex Program
Southern Company (SO) paid ~$1.63 per share in dividends to shareholders in the first three quarters of 2015.
Southern Company’s 3Q15 Revenues Missed Consensus Estimates
Southern Company reported revenues of $5.4 billion for 3Q15, which is ~6.1% lower than analyst estimates. Its revenues were ~1.2% higher than its reported revenues in 3Q14.
How Southern Company’s 3Q15 Earnings Shook Out
Southern Company reported its 3Q15 earnings on October 28, reporting adjusted earnings per share of $1.17. This beat analysts’ expectations of $1.16.
Why AES Underperformed the Utilities SPDR ETF in 2015
AES is set to announce its 3Q15 earnings on November 5, 2015. Since January 1, AES has highly underperformed the Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund.
AES Is Streamlining Its Balance Sheet to Generate Cash
AES is taking steps to streamline its operations and reduce complexity, exiting many markets and businesses where it doesn’t have a competitive advantage.
DTE Energy: Stock’s Negative Reaction After It Beat Estimate
DTE Energy reported its 3Q15 earnings on October 23, 2015, with an adjusted EPS of $1.40 in 3Q15, higher than Wall Street analysts’ expectation of $1.25.
Southern Company Is on Solar Asset Buying Spree
Over the past year, Southern Company has been on a major spree of acquiring assets in the solar space (TAN). The company has made these acquisitions through its subsidiary Southern Power.
Will Southern Company’s 3Q15 Revenues Beat Analyst Expectations?
Wall Street analysts have given a consensus estimate of $ 5.8 billion for Southern Company’s (SO) 3Q15 revenues. That’s an increase of 9.4% compared to 3Q14.
AES Corporation: Analyst Recommendations
AES Corporation’s 2Q15 results were below analyst estimates. Total revenues came in at $3.9 billion, much lower than the analyst estimate of $4.3 billion.
ALLETE: The Company That Bought AES Corporation’s Wind Farm
In July 2015, AES Corporation (AES) successfully sold the 100.5 MW (megawatt) wind farm located in Troy, Pennsylvania, to ACE (ALLETE Clean Energy).
How Does AES Corporation Categorize Its Businesses?
AES Corporation (AES) is a diversified power generation and utility company. It operates its business under six SBUs (strategic business units).
How Does AES Manage Its Businesses across 18 Countries?
AES has businesses spread across 18 countries and has various operating subsidiaries, each focusing on a specific area of business.
AES Corporation: Its Evolution Up until Now
AES Corporation is a global entity and operates through its six strategic business units, created based on the geographical areas they cater to.
Why Southern Company’s Stock Fell 15% in 1H15
In 1Q15, Southern Company’s (SO) stock fell 10% mainly due to concerns that the Fed will increase the interest rates. The stock also fell by 6.10% in 2Q15.
Southern Company Has a Strong Balance Sheet
As of June 30, 2015, Southern Company’s (SO) total debt stood at $27.37 billion—compared to $24.98 billion at the end of fiscal 2014.
Southern Company Is a Diversified Utility Company
Southern Telecom is a telecommunications subsidiary of Southern Company. It provides dark fiber optic solutions to various businesses.
Southern Company: Analyzing the Power Utility Company
Southern Company (SO) is a power utility (XLU) company. It’s the fourth largest electricity producer in the US. It was incorporated in November 1945.