Consolidated Edison Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

ED -- USA Stock  

USD 79.22  0.24  0.30%

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Consolidated Edison is 'Strong Hold'. Macroaxis provides Consolidated Edison buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding ED positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Consolidated Edison available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from ED buy-and-hold prospective. Additionally see Consolidated Edison Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus.

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Consolidated Edison Current Recommendation

Strong Hold


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Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon Consolidated Edison has a risk adjusted performance of 0.2324, jensen alpha of 0.4464, total risk alpha of 0.2574, sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of 1.20
Macroaxis provides unbiased buy, hold, or sell recommendation on Consolidated Edison that should be used to complement current analysts and expert consensus on Consolidated Edison. Our buy or sell advice engine determines the organization potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Consolidated Edison is not overpriced, please confirm all Consolidated Edison fundamentals including its Shares Owned by Institutions, Price to Sales, Net Income, as well as the relationship between Price to Earning and Gross Profit . Given that Consolidated Edison has Price to Earning of 15.76 times, we suggest you validate Consolidated Edison market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your prevailing risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Consolidated Edison Thematic Classifications

Baby Boomer Prospects IdeaBaby Boomer Prospects
Mega stocks, funds and ETFs that tend to appeal to people considering retirement from the work force
Utilities IdeaUtilities
USA Equities from Utilities industry as classified by Fama & French
Basic Utilities IdeaBasic Utilities
Electric, gas, water, and other energy utilities

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.43Value At Risk0.00
Potential Upside1.50Standard Deviation1.01
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Hexavest IncCommon Shares569.8 K44.4 M
State Of Alaska Department Of RevenueCommon Shares165.1 K12.9 M
Gulf International Bank Uk LtdCommon Shares98.3 K7.7 M
Rockland Trust CoCommon Shares58 K4.5 M
Dnb Asset Management AsCommon Shares47.5 K3.7 M
Marshwinds Advisory CoCommon Shares29.2 K2.3 M
Capital Investment Advisors LlcCommon Shares24.2 K1.9 M

Consolidated Edison Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.35
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.33

Consolidated Edison Volatility Alert

Consolidated Edison exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -2.28 and kurtosis of 9.42. However, we advise investors to further study Consolidated Edison technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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Consolidated Edison Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsConsolidated EdisonPeer Average
Return On Equity10.38 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset3.28 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin12.86 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin32.15 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation41.46 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding310.73 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.17 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions59.31 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted14.15 M3.24 M
Price to Earning15.76 times40.69 times
Price to Book1.58 times14.44 times
Price to Sales2.03 times17.81 times
Revenue12.17 B9.85 B
Gross Profit6.11 B21.75 B
EBITDA3.91 B1.41 B
Net Income1.56 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents651 M3.89 B
Cash per Share2.10 times5.17 times
Total Debt17.41 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity111.10 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio0.67 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share50.33 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations(782 M)1.25 B
Short Ratio7.31 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share5.04 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth5.47 times1.22 times
Number of Employees15.59 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization24.69 B29.78 B
Total Asset45.64 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings5.42 B38.24 B
Working Capital(884 M)3.58 B
Current Asset3.84 B36.8 B
   Acquisition by Volk Stephen R of tradable shares of Consolidated Edison subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]

Consolidated Edison Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions
Consolidated Edison has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its debt commitments
The company reports 17.41 B of total liabilities with total debt to equity ratio (D/E) of 111.1 which implies that the company may not be able to produce enough cash to satisfy its debt commitments. Consolidated Edison has Current Ratio of 0.66 implying that it has not enough working capital to pay out debt commitments in time.
CONS EDISON INC reports about 651 M in cash with (782 M) of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 2.1.
Roughly 59.0% of Consolidated Edison shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Acquisition by L Sutherland of 1500 shares of Consolidated Edison subject to Rule 16b-3

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