Head-To-Head Comparison: Enel Chile (ENIC) versus Its Competitors

Enel Chile (NYSE: ENIC) is one of 83 public companies in the “Electric Utilities” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Enel Chile to similar companies based on the strength of its risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings and valuation.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Enel Chile and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Enel Chile 2 0 0 0 1.00
Enel Chile Competitors 607 3149 2501 43 2.31

As a group, “Electric Utilities” companies have a potential upside of 20.73%. Given Enel Chile’s rivals stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Enel Chile has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Enel Chile and its rivals revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Enel Chile $3.30 billion $499.40 million N/A
Enel Chile Competitors $7.70 billion $935.48 million 55.20

Enel Chile’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Enel Chile.


This table compares Enel Chile and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Enel Chile N/A N/A N/A
Enel Chile Competitors -14.57% 8.10% 2.41%


Enel Chile pays an annual dividend of $0.17 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. As a group, “Electric Utilities” companies pay a dividend yield of 3.7% and pay out 98.3% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

6.3% of Enel Chile shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 65.3% of shares of all “Electric Utilities” companies are owned by institutional investors. 2.7% of shares of all “Electric Utilities” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Risk and Volatility

Enel Chile has a beta of 0.23, indicating that its share price is 77% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Enel Chile’s rivals have a beta of 0.59, indicating that their average share price is 41% less volatile than the S&P 500.


Enel Chile rivals beat Enel Chile on 12 of the 14 factors compared.

Enel Chile Company Profile

Enel Chile SA is a Chile-based electricity utility company. The Company, through its combined entities and affiliates, is engaged in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity businesses. The Company’s segments include Generation, Distribution, and Other businesses and intercompany transaction adjustments. It owns and operates electricity generation units in Chile through its subsidiaries, Empresa Nacional de Electricidad SA, Empresa Electrica Pehuenche SA, Compania Electrica Tarapaca SA and GasAtacama SA. The Company’s electricity distribution business is conducted through Chilectra Chile SA, an electricity distribution company. The Company’s combined entity, Servicios Informaticos e Inmobiliarios Ltda, is a business consultancy that provides consulting, management, administration and contract operations related to information systems, technological information, telecommunications and control systems in South America.

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