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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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Cash to Debt 0.24
EDN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
78% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.20 vs. EDN: 0.24 )
EDN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.24

Equity to Asset -0.03
EDN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
53% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. EDN: -0.03 )
EDN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.06   Max: 0.52
Current: -0.03

-0.06
0.52
Interest Coverage 2.66
EDN's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
65% of the 556 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.47 vs. EDN: 2.66 )
EDN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 9999.99
Current: 2.66

0.26
9999.99
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -0.30
M-Score: -4.41
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 : 6/10

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Operating margin (%) -18.78
EDN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 934 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 13.25 vs. EDN: -18.78 )
EDN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -27.84   Max: 38.21
Current: -18.78

-27.84
38.21
Net-margin (%) -40.41
EDN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 934 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.84 vs. EDN: -40.41 )
EDN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -54.37   Max: 22.43
Current: -40.41

-54.37
22.43
ROE (%) -347.94
EDN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.72 vs. EDN: -347.94 )
EDN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -109.91   Max: 96.8
Current: -347.94

-109.91
96.8
ROA (%) -19.28
EDN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. EDN: -19.28 )
EDN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -14.64   Max: 10.92
Current: -19.28

-14.64
10.92
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -12.49
EDN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 938 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.53 vs. EDN: -12.49 )
EDN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -19.87   Max: 27.58
Current: -12.49

-19.87
27.58
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 18.00
EDN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 815 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. EDN: 18.00 )
EDN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 18.1
Current: 18

0
18.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 97.40
EDN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. EDN: 97.40 )
EDN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 139.6
Current: 97.4

0
139.6
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Guru Trades

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EDN Guru Trades in Q3 2014

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Ratios

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P/S 1.30
EDN's P/S is ranked higher than
81% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. EDN: 1.30 )
EDN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 2.02
Current: 1.3

0.18
2.02
PFCF 20.88
EDN's PFCF is ranked higher than
86% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 459.00 vs. EDN: 20.88 )
EDN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.72   Max: 99999999.99
Current: 20.88

1.72
99999999.99
EV-to-EBIT -9.07
EDN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
58% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 18.72 vs. EDN: -9.07 )
EDN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -96.2   Max: 48.1
Current: -9.07

-96.2
48.1
Current Ratio 0.35
EDN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. EDN: 0.35 )
EDN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 1.47
Current: 0.35

0.27
1.47
Quick Ratio 0.33
EDN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. EDN: 0.33 )
EDN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 1.45
Current: 0.33

0.26
1.45

Valuation & Return

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Price/DCF (Projected) 2.03
EDN's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
84% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. EDN: 2.03 )
EDN' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 3.18
Current: 2.03

0.18
3.18
Price/Median PS Value 2.12
EDN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
60% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. EDN: 2.12 )
EDN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 3.32
Current: 2.12

0.32
3.32
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -11.00
EDN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
55% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. EDN: -11.00 )
EDN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.1   Max: 62.8
Current: -11

2.1
62.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 8.44
EDN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
85% of the 671 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.81 vs. EDN: 8.44 )
EDN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 1.8   Max: 23.6
Current: 8.44

1.8
23.6

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Electric
Compare:WR, EE, ENI, NGG, DTE » details
Traded in other countries:PWD1.Germany, EDN.Argentina,
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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