Sky Solar (NASDAQ:SKYS) and ENGIE BRASIL EN/S (OTCMKTS:EGIEY) are both utilities companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, risk, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.
Risk and Volatility
Sky Solar has a beta of 1.36, suggesting that its share price is 36% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ENGIE BRASIL EN/S has a beta of 0.4, suggesting that its share price is 60% less volatile than the S&P 500.
0.1% of Sky Solar shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Sky Solar and ENGIE BRASIL EN/S’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Sky Solar||$64.67 million||3.24||-$21.95 million||N/A||N/A|
|ENGIE BRASIL EN/S||$2.41 billion||3.64||$633.21 million||N/A||N/A|
ENGIE BRASIL EN/S has higher revenue and earnings than Sky Solar.
This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Sky Solar and ENGIE BRASIL EN/S, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|ENGIE BRASIL EN/S||0||1||0||0||2.00|
This table compares Sky Solar and ENGIE BRASIL EN/S’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|ENGIE BRASIL EN/S||25.87%||35.26%||10.62%|
ENGIE BRASIL EN/S pays an annual dividend of $0.31 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.9%. Sky Solar does not pay a dividend.
ENGIE BRASIL EN/S beats Sky Solar on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
Sky Solar Company Profile
Sky Solar Holdings, Ltd., an investment holding company, operates as an independent power producer worldwide. The company develops, owns, and operates solar parks primarily in the downstream solar market. It also sells solar energy systems, including pipeline; and engineering, construction, and procurement services, as well as engages in building and transferring solar parks. As of December 31, 2017, the company developed 318 solar parks with an aggregate capacity of 377.2 megawatts (MW) in Japan, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Spain, Canada, the United States, and Uruguay; and owned and operated 196.7 MW of solar parks, including 96.3 MW in Japan, 5.6 MW in the Czech Republic, 0.2 MW in Canada, 0.9 MW in Spain, 22.1 MW in the United States, and 71.6 MW in Uruguay. It also had approximately 400 MW of solar projects in various stages of development in countries, such as Chile, Japan, Canada, and the United States comprising 6.6 MW under construction, 180.1 MW of shovel-ready projects, and approximately 250 MW of solar parks in pipeline. The company has strategic partnership agreement with Hudson Clean Energy Partners for investing in renewable power and clean energy. Sky Solar Holdings, Ltd. was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Admiralty, Hong Kong.
ENGIE BRASIL EN/S Company Profile
Engie Brasil Energia S.A., together with its subsidiaries, generates and sells electrical energy in Brazil. It operates 31 plants, including 11 hydroelectric power plants; 7 thermal power plants, which comprise 3 coal, 3 biomass, and 1 natural gas power plants; 9 wind farms; 2 photovoltaic solar power plants; and 2 small hydroelectric plants in the states of Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, Paraná, São Paulo, Minas Gerais, Mato Grosso do Sul, Mato Grosso, Goiás, Tocantins, Maranhão, Piauí, and Ceará. As of February 23, 2018, the company had an installed capacity of 10,898.8 megawatts. It also engages in buying and selling conventional and incentivized energy. The company was formerly known as Tractebel Energia S.A. and changed its name to Engie Brasil Energia S.A. in July 2016. The company is headquartered in Florianópolis, Brazil. Engie Brasil Energia S.A. is a subsidiary of ENGIE Brasil Participações Ltda.
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