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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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.52
EDN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
66% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.28 vs. EDN: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
EDN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.29 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.52
Equity to Asset -0.09
EDN's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
98% of the 572 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. EDN: -0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
EDN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.09  Med: 0.38 Max: 0.52
Current: -0.09
-0.09
0.52
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 0.99
M-Score: -3.30
WACC vs ROIC
7.92%
69.40%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 7/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 28.39
EDN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 593 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 12.14 vs. EDN: 28.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
EDN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -27.84  Med: 7.18 Max: 38.21
Current: 28.39
-27.84
38.21
Net-margin (%) 11.69
EDN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 594 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.12 vs. EDN: 11.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
EDN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -54.37  Med: -2.26 Max: 22.43
Current: 11.69
-54.37
22.43
ROE (%) -99.88
EDN's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 592 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.69 vs. EDN: -99.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
EDN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -109.91  Med: 1.51 Max: 96.8
Current: -99.88
-109.91
96.8
ROA (%) 5.14
EDN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 608 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. EDN: 5.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
EDN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -14.64  Med: 0.86 Max: 10.92
Current: 5.14
-14.64
10.92
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 18.73
EDN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 605 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 9.00 vs. EDN: 18.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
EDN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -22.1  Med: 2.88 Max: 27.65
Current: 18.73
-22.1
27.65
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 7.50
EDN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 503 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. EDN: 7.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
EDN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 9.75 Max: 16.6
Current: 7.5
0
16.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 72.30
EDN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. EDN: 72.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
EDN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 72.3
Current: 72.3
0
72.3
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

EDN Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 73,200 sh (-18.58%)
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Q3 2014

EDN Guru Trades in Q3 2014

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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

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Ratios

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industry
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P/E(ttm) 17.82
EDN's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
53% of the 487 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 17.10 vs. EDN: 17.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
EDN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 1.09  Med: 13.01 Max: 85.53
Current: 17.82
1.09
85.53
PE(NRI) 17.60
EDN's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
52% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 17.10 vs. EDN: 17.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
EDN' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 0.91  Med: 10.29 Max: 81.25
Current: 17.6
0.91
81.25
P/S 2.07
EDN's P/S is ranked lower than
63% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. EDN: 2.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
EDN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.63 Max: 2.67
Current: 2.07
0.18
2.67
PFCF 15.37
EDN's PFCF is ranked higher than
57% of the 252 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 17.78 vs. EDN: 15.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
EDN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.72  Med: 8.80 Max: 99999999.99
Current: 15.37
1.72
99999999.99
POCF 4.18
EDN's POCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.68 vs. EDN: 4.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
EDN' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.64  Med: 2.04 Max: 22.35
Current: 4.18
0.64
22.35
EV-to-EBIT 8.49
EDN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
82% of the 504 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 14.74 vs. EDN: 8.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EDN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -96.2  Med: 4.90 Max: 48.1
Current: 8.49
-96.2
48.1
Current Ratio 0.59
EDN's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
87% of the 587 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. EDN: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
EDN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.82 Max: 1.47
Current: 0.59
0.27
1.47
Quick Ratio 0.58
EDN's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 587 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. EDN: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
EDN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.80 Max: 1.45
Current: 0.58
0.26
1.45
Days Inventory 7.16
EDN's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
75% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 22.68 vs. EDN: 7.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
EDN' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 4.2  Med: 7.26 Max: 9.44
Current: 7.16
4.2
9.44
Days Sales Outstanding 70.76
EDN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
73% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 50.64 vs. EDN: 70.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
EDN' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 30.47  Med: 67.27 Max: 109.07
Current: 70.76
30.47
109.07

Valuation & Return

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Price/Projected FCF 2.04
EDN's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
80% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. EDN: 2.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
EDN' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.52 Max: 3.83
Current: 2.04
0.18
3.83
Price/Median PS Value 1.11
EDN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
98% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. EDN: 1.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
EDN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.95 Max: 3.79
Current: 1.11
0.31
3.79
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 11.78
EDN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 596 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. EDN: 11.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
EDN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.1  Med: 12.15 Max: 62.8
Current: 11.78
2.1
62.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 7.13
EDN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.87 vs. EDN: 7.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
EDN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 1.8  Med: 10.80 Max: 23.6
Current: 7.13
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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