Clearway Energy, Inc. Class C (CWEN): Price and Financial Metrics


Clearway Energy, Inc. Class C (CWEN): $28.35

0.42 (+1.50%)

POWR Rating

Component Grades

Growth

S

Value

I

Momentum

G

Stability

N

Sentiment

U

Quality

P

CWEN POWR Grades


  • CWEN scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 67.85% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for CWEN is in Momentum, which has been heading down over the past 31 weeks.
  • CWEN ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 13th percentile.

CWEN Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 97.59, Clearway Energy Inc P/E ratio is greater than that of about 91.31% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Of note is the ratio of Clearway Energy Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 3.6% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • For CWEN, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 95.27% of US equities we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Clearway Energy Inc are BFS, FRT, STAY, BRX, and NNN.
  • CWEN's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Clearway Energy Inc's official web site, go to investor.clearwayenergy.com.

CWEN Valuation Summary


  • CWEN's price/sales ratio is 4.6; this is 64.29% higher than that of the median Utilities stock.
  • Over the past 96 months, CWEN's EV/EBIT ratio has gone down $20.5.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CWEN.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CWEN 2021-03-11 4.8 3.2 231.1 28.6
CWEN 2021-01-08 6.3 3.8 163.9 29.1
CWEN 2018-09-10 3.6 2.0 69.0 23.7
CWEN 2017-04-04 3.1 1.7 56.1 25.8
CWEN 2016-06-21 2.9 1.5 61.8 25.2
CWEN 2015-08-11 4.1 1.6 263.5 31.1

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CWEN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $28.35 52-week high $37.23
Prev. close $27.93 52-week low $21.69
Day low $27.98 Volume 406,600
Day high $28.38 Avg. volume 846,205
50-day MA $27.56 Dividend yield 4.66%
200-day MA $28.97 Market Cap 5.72B

Clearway Energy, Inc. Class C (CWEN) Company Bio


Clearway Energy (formerly NRG Yield, Inc.) acquires, owns, and operates contracted renewable and conventional generation, and thermal infrastructure assets in the United States. The company was founded in 2012 and is based in Princeton, New Jersey. NRG Yield, Inc. is a subsidiary of NRG Energy, Inc.

CWEN Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$28.35$26.49 -1%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Clearway Energy Inc. To summarize, we found that Clearway Energy Inc ranked in the 54th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for CWEN, they are:

  • 27% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than just 4.69% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
  • The business' balance sheet reveals debt to be 73% of the company's capital (with equity being the remaining amount). Approximately 95.27% of US stocks with free cash flow have a lower reliance on debt in their capital structure.
  • The weighted average cost of capital for the company is 12. This value is greater than 87.57% stocks in the Utilities sector that generate free cash flow.


Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%-3%
1%-2%
2%-1%
3%0%
4%1%
5%2%

SPH, GWRS, CWCO, AY, and NEP can be thought of as valuation peers to CWEN, in the sense that they are in the Utilities sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.


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CWEN Price Returns

1-mo 8.82%
3-mo -0.46%
6-mo -6.98%
1-year 34.07%
3-year 89.63%
5-year 145.42%
YTD -9.08%
2020 67.04%
2019 21.37%
2018 -2.11%
2017 26.92%
2016 13.84%

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