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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
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Cash to Debt 0.12
EDN's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
65% of the 606 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.25 vs. EDN: 0.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
EDN' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.32 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.12
Equity to Asset 0.11
EDN's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
94% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. EDN: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
EDN' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.09  Med: 0.36 Max: 0.52
Current: 0.11
-0.09
0.52
Interest Coverage 3.43
EDN's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
64% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 5.06 vs. EDN: 3.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
EDN' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 2.24 Max: 5.76
Current: 3.43
0.26
5.76
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 1.56
M-Score: -2.98
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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Operating margin (%) 61.73
EDN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 12.56 vs. EDN: 61.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
EDN' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.84  Med: 6.65 Max: 38.21
Current: 61.73
-27.84
38.21
Net-margin (%) 42.61
EDN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.24 vs. EDN: 42.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
EDN' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.15  Med: 1.70 Max: 22.43
Current: 42.61
-34.15
22.43
ROE (%) 472.45
EDN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 616 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.77 vs. EDN: 472.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
EDN' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -109.91  Med: 1.51 Max: 96.8
Current: 472.45
-109.91
96.8
ROA (%) 16.25
EDN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 631 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. EDN: 16.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
EDN' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.64  Med: 0.86 Max: 10.92
Current: 16.25
-14.64
10.92
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 39.87
EDN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 9.58 vs. EDN: 39.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
EDN' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.1  Med: 3.45 Max: 27.65
Current: 39.87
-22.1
27.65
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 7.50
EDN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 534 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. EDN: 7.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
EDN' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 12.35 Max: 18.1
Current: 7.5
0
18.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 72.30
EDN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. EDN: 72.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
EDN' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -13.95 Max: 72.3
Current: 72.3
0
72.3
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q4 2014

EDN Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jeremy Grantham 145,000 sh (+70.59%)
Jim Simons 68,400 sh (-6.56%)
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Q1 2015

EDN Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 96,900 sh (+41.67%)
Jeremy Grantham 94,900 sh (-34.55%)
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Q2 2015

EDN Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jeremy Grantham 94,900 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 67,500 sh (-30.34%)
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Q3 2015

EDN Guru Trades in Q3 2015

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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 5.73
EDN's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
89% of the 899 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 15.12 vs. EDN: 5.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
EDN' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.09  Med: 11.15 Max: 85.53
Current: 5.73
1.09
85.53
PE(NRI) 5.73
EDN's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
91% of the 663 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 16.46 vs. EDN: 5.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
EDN' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.91  Med: 9.70 Max: 81.25
Current: 5.73
0.91
81.25
P/B 8.12
EDN's P/B is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 898 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. EDN: 8.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
EDN' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.86 Max: 18.6
Current: 8.12
0.25
18.6
P/S 2.87
EDN's P/S is ranked lower than
94% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. EDN: 2.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
EDN' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.68 Max: 3.47
Current: 2.87
0.18
3.47
PFCF 10.79
EDN's PFCF is ranked higher than
61% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 13.90 vs. EDN: 10.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
EDN' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.72  Med: 8.56 Max: 99999999.99
Current: 10.79
1.72
99999999.99
POCF 4.43
EDN's POCF is ranked higher than
72% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 6.64 vs. EDN: 4.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
EDN' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 2.23 Max: 22.35
Current: 4.43
0.64
22.35
EV-to-EBIT 4.44
EDN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
92% of the 899 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 13.46 vs. EDN: 4.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EDN' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.7  Med: 5.40 Max: 101.7
Current: 4.44
-23.7
101.7
EV-to-EBITDA 4.04
EDN's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
88% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.79 vs. EDN: 4.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EDN' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -72.8  Med: 4.10 Max: 14.1
Current: 4.04
-72.8
14.1
Shiller P/E 237.31
EDN's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
99% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 21.66 vs. EDN: 237.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
EDN' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 173.8  Med: 243.00 Max: 291
Current: 237.31
173.8
291
Current Ratio 0.65
EDN's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 624 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. EDN: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
EDN' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.82 Max: 1.47
Current: 0.65
0.27
1.47
Quick Ratio 0.63
EDN's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 624 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. EDN: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
EDN' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.80 Max: 1.45
Current: 0.63
0.26
1.45
Days Inventory 6.41
EDN's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
76% of the 549 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 23.25 vs. EDN: 6.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
EDN' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.2  Med: 6.42 Max: 7.79
Current: 6.41
4.2
7.79
Days Sales Outstanding 75.59
EDN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
75% of the 461 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 47.36 vs. EDN: 75.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
EDN' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 30.47  Med: 67.27 Max: 109.07
Current: 75.59
30.47
109.07
Days Payable 285.56
EDN's Days Payable is ranked higher than
95% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 64.13 vs. EDN: 285.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
EDN' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 59.49  Med: 128.10 Max: 256.1
Current: 285.56
59.49
256.1

Valuation & Return

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Price/Projected FCF 2.87
EDN's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
70% of the 577 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. EDN: 2.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
EDN' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.49 Max: 3.83
Current: 2.87
0.18
3.83
Price/Median PS Value 1.47
EDN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
89% of the 899 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. EDN: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
EDN' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.92 Max: 3.51
Current: 1.47
0.29
3.51
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 22.59
EDN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. EDN: 22.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
EDN' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 13.80 Max: 66.5
Current: 22.59
1
66.5

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $430
EPS $ 4.75
Beta2.86
Short Percentage of Float0.08%
52-Week Range $9.91 - 20.50
Shares Outstanding(Mil)44.85

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Electric
Compare:WR, EE, ENI, NGG, DTE » details
Traded in other countries:EDN.Argentina, PWD1.Germany,
Empresa Distribuidora y Comercializadora Norte SA was incorporated on July 21, 1992. The Company is engaged in the distribution and sale of electricity in concession areas of the northwestern zone of the greater Buenos Aires metropolitan area and the northern portion of the City of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Among other activities, the Company through its subsidiaries may subscribe or acquire shares of other electricity distribution companies, subject to the approval of the regulatory agency, lease the network to provide electricity transmission or other voice, data and image transmission services, and render advisory, training, maintenance, consulting, and management services and know-how related to the distribution of electricity both in Argentina and abroad. In addition, the Company may act as trustee of trusts created under Argentine laws. The Company has discontinued its AESEBA and EMDERSA segments. The Company provides its services to its clients within the concession area, which is comprised of the following: In the Federal Capital; the area encompassing Dock D, path of the future Autopista Costera, or coastline highway, extension of Pueyrredon Ave., Pueyrredon Ave., Cordoba Ave., Ferrocarril San Martín railway tracks, General San Martín Ave., Zamudio, Tinogasta, General San Martín Ave., General Paz Ave. and Rio de La Plata river. In the Province of Buenos Aires the area includes the following districts: Belén de Escobar, General Las Heras, General Rodríguez, former General Sarmiento, which at present comprises San Miguel, Malvinas Argentinas and José C. Paz, La Matanza, Marcos Paz, Merlo, Moreno, former Morón, which at present comprises Morón, Hurlingham and Ituzaingó, Pilar, San Fernando, San Isidro, San Martín, Tigre, Tres de Febrero and Vicente López.

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