Tenaga Nasional Bhd (OTCMKTS:TNABY) and Dominion Energy (NYSE:D) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation and profitability.
Risk and Volatility
Tenaga Nasional Bhd has a beta of 0.84, indicating that its share price is 16% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Dominion Energy has a beta of 0.18, indicating that its share price is 82% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
0.0% of Tenaga Nasional Bhd shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.5% of Dominion Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.4% of Dominion Energy shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Tenaga Nasional Bhd and Dominion Energy’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Tenaga Nasional Bhd||$10.94 billion||1.83||$1.59 billion||N/A||N/A|
|Dominion Energy||$12.59 billion||3.76||$3.00 billion||$3.60||20.07|
Dominion Energy has higher revenue and earnings than Tenaga Nasional Bhd.
This table compares Tenaga Nasional Bhd and Dominion Energy’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Tenaga Nasional Bhd||N/A||N/A||N/A|
This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Tenaga Nasional Bhd and Dominion Energy, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Tenaga Nasional Bhd||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Dominion Energy has a consensus price target of $84.73, suggesting a potential upside of 17.27%. Given Dominion Energy’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Dominion Energy is more favorable than Tenaga Nasional Bhd.
Tenaga Nasional Bhd pays an annual dividend of $0.54 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.8%. Dominion Energy pays an annual dividend of $3.34 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.6%. Dominion Energy pays out 92.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Dominion Energy has raised its dividend for 9 consecutive years. Dominion Energy is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.
Dominion Energy beats Tenaga Nasional Bhd on 12 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.
Tenaga Nasional Bhd Company Profile
Tenaga Nasional Berhad engages in the generation, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity in Malaysia and internationally. It operates and maintains thermal generation assets and hydroelectric power generating schemes, as well as supports six independent power producers; and manages and operates the National Grid, which is connected to Thailand's transmission system in the north and Singapore's transmission system at Senoko in the south. It also supplies fuel and coal for power generation; generates, distributes, supplies, deals in, and sells various energy sources, as well as provides related technical services; develops district cooling systems; operates and maintains co-generation works; develops, owns, and manages dry bulk terminals; and manufactures, sells, and repairs distribution, power, and earthing transformers. In addition, it provides turnkey contracting of transmission substations; repair and maintenance services to heavy industries, as well as other related services; higher education, and information and multimedia services; research and development services in the areas of engineering, information technology, business, accountancy, and liberal studies; power plants operation and maintenance; and training courses. Further, it assembles, manufactures, tests, reconditions, and distributes high and medium voltage switchgears, and control gears for transmission and distribution of electric power; manufactures and distributes power and general cables, and aluminum rods; designs, engineers, procures, constructs, tests, commissions, operates, maintenances, and finances power plants; operates and maintains cooling plants; operates an integrated district cooling systems for air conditioning systems of office buildings; and provides technical and laboratory, and consultancy and other services. It primarily serves commercial and industrial, and residential customers. The company was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Dominion Energy Company Profile
Dominion Energy, Inc. produces and transports energy in the United States. The company's Power Delivery segment engages in the regulated electric transmission and distribution operations that serve residential, commercial, industrial, and governmental customers in Virginia and North Carolina. Its Power Generation segment is involved in the electricity generation activities through gas, coal, nuclear, oil, renewables, biomass, hydro, solar, and power purchase agreements; and related energy supply operations. It also comprises generation operations of the company's merchant fleet and energy marketing, and price risk management activities for its assets. The company's Gas Infrastructure segment engages in the regulated natural gas distribution, gas transmission pipeline and storage, liquefied natural gas, and nonregulated retail natural gas marketing operations, as well as natural gas gathering and processing activities. This segment serves residential, commercial, and industrial customers. As of December 31, 2017, the company's portfolio of assets included approximately 26,000 megawatts of generating capacity; 6,600 miles of electric transmission lines; 57,900 miles of electric distribution lines; 14,800 miles of natural gas transmission, gathering, and storage pipelines; and 51,800 miles of gas distribution pipelines. It served approximately 6 million utility and retail energy customers; and operated underground natural gas storage systems with approximately 1 trillion cubic feet of storage capacity. In addition, Dominion Energy, Inc. sells electricity at wholesale prices to rural electric cooperatives, municipalities, and into wholesale electricity markets. The company was formerly known as Dominion Resources, Inc. and changed its name to Dominion Energy, Inc. in May 2017. Dominion Energy, Inc. was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia.
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