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Lowest Projected Earnings Growth in the Multi-Utilities Industry Detected in Shares of Sempra Energy (SRE, BKH, DTE, ED, NWE)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Multi-Utilities industry with the lowest projected earnings growth. The growth of earnings per share (current fiscal year estimated vs. last year actual) is important to gauge future profitability and relative value. Higher EPS growth generally justifies higher earnings multiples.

Sempra Energy ranks lowest with a projected earnings growth of 0.4%. Following is Black Hills Corp with a projected earnings growth of 0.5%. Dte Energy Co ranks third lowest with a projected earnings growth of 3.5%.

Cons Edison Inc follows with a projected earnings growth of 3.5%, and Northwestern Cor rounds out the bottom five with a projected earnings growth of 3.9%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Cons Edison Inc on February 11th, 2019 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $78.99. Since that recommendation, shares of Cons Edison Inc have risen 7.5%. We continue to monitor Cons Edison Inc for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

Keywords: lowest projected earnings growth Sempra Energy black hills corp dte energy co cons edison inc northwestern cor

Ticker(s): SRE BKH DTE ED NWE