Edison International (EIX) shares are trading at higher $62.19 and the avg recommendation for the stock is Moderate Buy, while the current analyst price target stands at $69.60.
To add more color to this target, the company’s high over the last year is $78.93 and the low is $43.63. Over the last 52 weeks, EIX is down -13.31% while the S&P 500 is up 18.49%. The catalyst for this interesting swing was the company’s recent earnings report.
A Notable Earnings Report
In the last quarter, EIX reported a profit of 379.0 million. Edison International also saw revenues decrease to $4.64 billion. In addition, EIX has free cash flow of -$2.83 billion as of 09-2020. The company’s EBITDA came in at $213.0 million which compares well with its peers.
EIX booked profit margins of 2.70%, its Return on Equity (ROE) is 2.60%, and its Return on Assets is 0.50%. All told, it is clear that, EIX needs to be on your watchlist.
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Of course, we must look beyond the financials and question how well those numbers represent the sustainable earnings power of the business. Investors need to know how sustainable this current run. EIX has a short ratio of 3.16 and outstanding shares of 378.51M.
EIX has seen increased volume after this news and investors are putting their support behind the value proposition. Furthermore, 10-day volume stands at 2.03 million and more growth is possible in the weeks ahead. Traders will also note the company’s earnings per share came in at 0.98. Edison International EIX also noted assets of $67.44 billion at the end of the last quarter. Investors should also keep an eye on sector updates as EIX has historically followed its peers on positive news.
All told, Edison International EIX has strung together solid data and demonstrated underlying fundamentals. At its current valuation, EIX represents an interesting risk/reward case. Traders should stay tuned to see if this recent report will push the stock to test recent resistance levels.
Edison International EIX is now commanding a market cap of 23.88B and a float of 378.15M. EIX is increasing its credibility in this sector and that could lead to more upside down the line. Sign-up for continuing coverage on shares of EIX stock, as well as other hot stock picks, get our free newsletter today and get our next breakout pick!
Disclosure: we hold no position in EIX, either long or short, and we have not been compensated for this article.