Financial Contrast: OGE Energy (NYSE:OGE) and ENGIE BRASIL EN/S (NYSE:EGIEY)

OGE Energy (NYSE:OGE) and ENGIE BRASIL EN/S (OTCMKTS:EGIEY) are both mid-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, profitability, risk, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for OGE Energy and ENGIE BRASIL EN/S, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
OGE Energy 1 5 1 0 2.00
ENGIE BRASIL EN/S 1 1 0 0 1.50

OGE Energy currently has a consensus target price of $42.60, suggesting a potential upside of 1.53%. Given OGE Energy’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe OGE Energy is more favorable than ENGIE BRASIL EN/S.

Dividends

OGE Energy pays an annual dividend of $1.55 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.7%. ENGIE BRASIL EN/S pays an annual dividend of $0.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. OGE Energy pays out 73.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Profitability

This table compares OGE Energy and ENGIE BRASIL EN/S’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
OGE Energy 19.94% 11.20% 4.17%
ENGIE BRASIL EN/S 25.87% 35.26% 10.62%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares OGE Energy and ENGIE BRASIL EN/S’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
OGE Energy $2.27 billion 3.70 $425.50 million $2.12 19.79
ENGIE BRASIL EN/S $2.41 billion 3.76 $633.21 million N/A N/A

ENGIE BRASIL EN/S has higher revenue and earnings than OGE Energy.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

65.6% of OGE Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of OGE Energy shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

OGE Energy has a beta of 0.47, indicating that its share price is 53% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ENGIE BRASIL EN/S has a beta of 0.36, indicating that its share price is 64% less volatile than the S&P 500.

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Summary

OGE Energy beats ENGIE BRASIL EN/S on 8 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

OGE Energy Company Profile

OGE Energy Corp., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an energy and energy services provider that provides physical delivery and related services for electricity and natural gas primarily in the south central United States. It operates in two segments, Electric Utility and Natural Gas Midstream Operations. The Electric Utility segment generates, transmits, distributes, and sells electric energy. This segment furnishes retail electric service in 267 communities and their contiguous rural and suburban areas; and owns and operates coal-fired, natural gas-fired, wind-powered, and solar-powered generating assets. Its service area covers 30,000 square miles in Oklahoma and western Arkansas, including Oklahoma City in Oklahoma; and Fort Smith, Arkansas. The Natural Gas Midstream Operations segment engages in gathering, processing, transporting, and storing natural gas; and the provision of crude oil gathering services, and interstate and intrastate natural gas pipeline transportation and storage services primarily to its producer, power plant, local distribution company, and industrial end-user customers. As of December 31, 2018, the company owned and operated interconnected electric generation, transmission, and distribution systems, including 11 generating stations with an aggregate capability of 6,616 megawatts; and transmission systems comprising 52 substations and 5,100 structure miles of lines in Oklahoma, and 7 substations and 277 structure miles of lines in Arkansas. Its distribution systems include 345 substations; 29,345 structure miles of overhead lines; 2,940 miles of underground conduit; and 10,932 miles of underground conductors in Oklahoma, as well as 30 substations, 2,786 structure miles of overhead lines, 297 miles of underground conduit, and 685 miles of underground conductors in Arkansas. The company was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

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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