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Capital Power (TSX:CPX.PR.G.PFD) Forward PE Ratio

: 11.88 (As of Today)
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Capital Power's Forward PE Ratio for today is 11.88.

Capital Power's PE Ratio without NRI for today is 17.40.

Capital Power's PE Ratio for today is 17.40.

Capital Power Forward PE Ratio Historical Data

The historical data trend for Capital Power's Forward PE Ratio can be seen below:

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Competitive Comparison

For the Utilities - Independent Power Producers subindustry, Capital Power's Forward PE Ratio, along with its competitors' market caps and Forward PE Ratio data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.


Capital Power Forward PE Ratio Distribution

For the Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry and Utilities sector, Capital Power's Forward PE Ratio distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Capital Power's Forward PE Ratio falls in comparison to its industry or sector. The grey bar indicates the Forward PE Ratio's extreme value range as defined by GuruFocus.

Capital Power Forward PE Ratio Calculation

It's a measure of the price-to-earnings ratio (PE Ratio) using forecasted earnings for the calculation. While the earnings used are just an estimate and are not as reliable as current earnings data, there is still benefit in estimated P/E analysis. The forecasted earnings used in the formula can either be for the next 12 months or for the next full-year fiscal period.

Capital Power  (TSX:CPX.PR.G.PFD) Forward PE Ratio Explanation

The Forward PE Ratio of a company is often used to compare current earnings to estimated future earnings, as well as gaining a clearer picture of what earnings will look like without charges and other accounting adjustments. If earnings are expected to grow in the future, the Forward PE Ratio will be lower than the current PE Ratio. This measure is also used to compare one company to another with a forward-looking focus.

Trailing PE Ratio relies on what is already done. It uses the current share price and divides by the total EPS (Basic) over the past 12 months. PE Ratio can be affected by Non Operating Income such as the sale of part of businesses. This may increase for the current year or quarter dramatically. But it cannot be repeated over and over. Therefore PE Ratio without NRI is a more accurate indication of valuation than PE Ratio .

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Capital Power (TSX:CPX.PR.G.PFD) Business Description

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10423 - 101 Street NW, Suite 1200, Edmonton, AB, CAN, T5H 0E9
Capital Power Corp is a North American power producer whose principal activities are developing, acquiring, and operating power plants. Through its subsidiary, Capital Power owns and operates a portfolio of natural gas, coal, wind, solar, and solid fuel energy generating facilities. These are located throughout Western and Central Canada and the U.S. Capital Power's natural gas and coal facilities, specifically its Genesee and Shepard sites, account for most of its electric capacity and cash flow production. The company generates the vast majority of its revenue from sales of electricity and natural gas. Its customers include a variety of industrial and commercial consumers, independent transmission system operators, and government-owned entities.

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