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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
vs
history
Equity to Asset 0.34
NU's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
53% of the 638 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. NU: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NU' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.25 Max: 0.35
Current: 0.34
0.2
0.35
Interest Coverage 4.74
NU's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
53% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.12 vs. NU: 4.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NU' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.99  Med: 3.18 Max: 4.74
Current: 4.74
0.99
4.74
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 1.10
M-Score: -2.73
WACC vs ROIC
3.32%
5.47%
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 22.18
NU's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 645 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 12.44 vs. NU: 22.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NU' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.43  Med: 17.06 Max: 22.18
Current: 22.18
3.43
22.18
Net-margin (%) 11.04
NU's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 645 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. NU: 11.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NU' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.23  Med: 8.15 Max: 11.04
Current: 11.04
4.23
11.04
ROE (%) 8.63
NU's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 638 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.53 vs. NU: 8.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NU' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.94  Med: 8.63 Max: 17.24
Current: 8.63
7.94
17.24
ROA (%) 2.92
NU's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 656 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. NU: 2.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NU' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.08  Med: 2.67 Max: 3.99
Current: 2.92
2.08
3.99
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 9.03
NU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 649 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 9.71 vs. NU: 9.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NU' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.07  Med: 8.92 Max: 9.8
Current: 9.03
8.07
9.8
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.40
NU's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 559 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. NU: 3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NU' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.7  Med: -1.00 Max: 15.1
Current: 3.4
-12.7
15.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 9.10
NU's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. NU: 9.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NU' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.2  Med: 1.60 Max: 32.3
Current: 9.1
-27.2
32.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 13.40
NU's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 461 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. NU: 13.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NU' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.9  Med: 11.30 Max: 164.5
Current: 13.4
-33.9
164.5
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 20.45
NU's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
62% of the 543 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 16.85 vs. NU: 20.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
NU' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.15  Med: 16.45 Max: 40.03
Current: 20.45
7.15
40.03
Forward P/E 17.70
NU's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
60% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 17.06 vs. NU: 17.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 20.45
NU's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
61% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 17.00 vs. NU: 20.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
NU' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.47  Med: 17.15 Max: 47.76
Current: 20.45
10.47
47.76
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 27.25
NU's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
61% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 19.46 vs. NU: 27.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
NU' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.59  Med: 46.74 Max: 344.65
Current: 27.25
8.59
344.65
P/B 1.73
NU's P/B is ranked lower than
57% of the 628 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. NU: 1.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
NU' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.99  Med: 1.44 Max: 1.83
Current: 1.73
0.99
1.83
P/S 2.26
NU's P/S is ranked lower than
65% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. NU: 2.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
NU' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.11 Max: 2.35
Current: 2.26
0.32
2.35
POCF 12.62
NU's POCF is ranked lower than
82% of the 393 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 6.77 vs. NU: 12.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
NU' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.93  Med: 8.05 Max: 52.74
Current: 12.62
3.93
52.74
EV-to-EBIT 15.61
NU's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
55% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 14.54 vs. NU: 15.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
NU' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -191  Med: 13.70 Max: 125.9
Current: 15.61
-191
125.9
EV-to-EBITDA 11.39
NU's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
59% of the 577 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 10.02 vs. NU: 11.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
NU' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.1  Med: 9.60 Max: 16.4
Current: 11.39
5.1
16.4
PEG 6.18
NU's PEG is ranked lower than
74% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.66 vs. NU: 6.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
NU' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.51  Med: 5.98 Max: 36.3
Current: 6.18
1.51
36.3
Shiller P/E 23.59
NU's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
51% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 23.70 vs. NU: 23.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
NU' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.13  Med: 24.64 Max: 141.48
Current: 23.59
19.13
141.48
Current Ratio 0.88
NU's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 637 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. NU: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
NU' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.89 Max: 1.29
Current: 0.88
0.45
1.29
Quick Ratio 0.76
NU's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 637 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. NU: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
NU' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.76 Max: 1.14
Current: 0.76
0.39
1.14
Days Inventory 36.88
NU's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
66% of the 566 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 22.76 vs. NU: 36.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
NU' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.99  Med: 40.31 Max: 54.27
Current: 36.88
14.99
54.27
Days Sales Outstanding 58.89
NU's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
62% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 49.17 vs. NU: 58.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
NU' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.17  Med: 55.97 Max: 66.26
Current: 58.89
19.17
66.26
Days Payable 96.21
NU's Days Payable is ranked higher than
65% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 65.98 vs. NU: 96.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
NU' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 44.92  Med: 86.46 Max: 139.42
Current: 96.21
44.92
139.42

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.99
NU's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
58% of the 898 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. NU: 2.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
NU' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.22  Med: 3.25 Max: 4.34
Current: 2.99
2.22
4.34
Dividend Payout 0.63
NU's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
62% of the 536 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. NU: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
NU' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.58 Max: 98.57
Current: 0.63
0.24
98.57
Dividend Growth (3y) 8.10
NU's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
70% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. NU: 8.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
NU' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 9.80 Max: 73.8
Current: 8.1
0
73.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.02
NU's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
60% of the 916 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.12 vs. NU: 5.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
NU' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.72  Med: 5.45 Max: 7.28
Current: 5.02
3.72
7.28
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -4.60
NU's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: -2.40 vs. NU: -4.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
NU' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.4  Med: -4.40 Max: 3.6
Current: -4.6
-21.4
3.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.62
NU's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
67% of the 581 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. NU: 2.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
NU' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.40 Max: 2.63
Current: 2.62
0.72
2.63
Price/Projected FCF 2.32
NU's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
71% of the 286 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. NU: 2.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
NU' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 1.55 Max: 19.71
Current: 2.32
0.45
19.71
Price/Median PS Value 2.06
NU's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
91% of the 563 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. NU: 2.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
NU' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.56 Max: 1.99
Current: 2.06
0.31
1.99
Price/Graham Number 1.55
NU's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
65% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. NU: 1.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
NU' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 1.29 Max: 5.56
Current: 1.55
0.73
5.56
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.40
NU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 637 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. NU: 6.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
NU' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 7.10 Max: 11
Current: 6.4
0.8
11
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 2.42
NU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. NU: 2.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
NU' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.8  Med: -6.20 Max: 2.7
Current: 2.42
-23.8
2.7

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $7742
EPS $ 2.58
Short Percentage of Float2.48%
52-Week Range $41.92 - 56.83
Shares Outstanding(Mil)316.80

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Electric
Compare:WR, EE, ENI, NGG, DTE » details
Traded in other countries:NWJ.Germany,
Eversource Energy is the parent company of the Northeast Utilities system. The NU system furnishes franchised retail electric service to customers in 419 cities and towns in Connecticut, New Hampshire and western Massachusetts through three of NU's wholly-owned subsidiaries: The Connecticut Light and Power Company, Public Service Company of New Hampshire and Western Massachusetts Electric Company. The NU system also furnishes franchised retail natural gas service in a large part of Connecticut through Yankee Gas Services Company, a subsidiary of Yankee Energy System, Inc., the natural gas distribution company in Connecticut. Yankee Gas serves approximately 199,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in 71 cities and towns in Connecticut, including large portions of the central and southwest parts of the state. NU, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, NU Enterprises, Inc., owns a number of competitive energy and related businesses, including Northeast Generation Company, Northeast Generation Services Company, Select Energy, Inc., Select Energy Services, Inc. and Mode 1 Communications, Inc. Holyoke Water Power Company, a subsidiary of NU, is a resource of NUEI through an output contract with Select Energy. Northeast Utilities Service Company provides centralized accounting, administrative, information technology, engineering, financial, legal, operational, planning, purchasing and other services to the NU system companies and, on a limited basis, to certain other New England utilities. Three other subsidiaries construct, acquire or lease some of the property and facilities used by the NU system companies. The NU system is regulated in virtually all aspects of its business by various federal and state agencies, including the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and various state and/or local regulatory authorities with jurisdiction over the industry and the service areas in which each company operates, including the Connecticut Department of Public Utility Control, the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission and the Massachusetts Department of Telecommunications and Energy.

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