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

Clearway Energy, Inc. Class C (CWEN)

Today's Latest Price: $28.16 USD

0.65 (-2.26%)

Updated Oct 30 7:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank

Industry Rank:

Ranked of 62 in Utilities - Domestic

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CWEN Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 110.81, Clearway Energy Inc P/E ratio is greater than that of about 93.5% 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; just 4.31% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Clearway Energy Inc is higher than it is for about 94.9% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to CWEN, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are HMLP, SFL, AY, ARL, and FE.
  • CWEN's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Clearway Energy Inc's official web site, go to

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CWEN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $28.16 52-week high $31.00
Prev. close $28.81 52-week low $16.12
Day low $27.81 Volume 579,039
Day high $29.09 Avg. volume 713,327
50-day MA $26.85 Dividend yield 4.44%
200-day MA $23.12 Market Cap 5.65B

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:
$28.16$33.35 17%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for CWEN, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Clearway Energy Inc ranked in the 48th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 17.67% on a DCF basis. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Clearway Energy Inc, consider:

  • Interest coverage, a measure of earnings relative to interest payments, is 1.12 -- which is good for besting just 14.91% of its peer stocks (US stocks in the Utilities sector with positive cash flow).
  • 31% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than only 14.21% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
  • Clearway Energy Inc's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 0 -- greater than just 0% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

SPH, JE, UGI, TAC, and KEN 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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Latest CWEN News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Clearway Energy Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate CWEN as an investment opportunity.

Clearway Energy: My Favorite Renewable Energy Investment Opportunity Right Now

Investment Thesis Clearway Energy, Inc. (CWEN, CWEN.A) is the publicly traded renewable energy YieldCo subsidiary of parent Clearway Energy Group, a utility-scale renewables developer. The YieldCo owns and operates a 7.5 GW portfolio of clean energy electricity generation assets, such as wind, solar, thermal, and natural gas facilities. It sells...

Cashflow Capitalist on Seeking Alpha | September 23, 2020

Clearway Energy, Inc. (CWEN) CEO Chris Sotos on Q2 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Clearway Energy, Inc. (CWEN) Q2 2020 Earnings Conference Call August 06, 2020 08:00 A.M. ET Company Participants Chad S. Plotkin - SVP and CFO Christopher S. Sotos - President and CEO Craig Cornelius - CEO and President, Clearway Energy Group Conference Call Participants Julien Dumoulin-Smith - Bank of America Merrill...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | August 9, 2020

Clearway Energy, Inc (CWEN) Q2 2020 Earnings Call Transcript | The Motley Fool

CWEN earnings call for the period ending June 30, 2020.

The Motley Fool | August 7, 2020

Clearway Energy (CWEN) Earnings Expected to Grow: Should You Buy?

Clearway Energy (CWEN) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Yahoo | July 30, 2020

Why Clearway Energy Is a Dividend Investor's Dream

Clearway Energy (NYSE: CWEN)(NYSE: CWEN.A) has been far from a dream dividend stock in recent years. Add that factor to PG&E's recent reemergence from bankruptcy, and Clearway appears poised to become a dividend investor's dream stock in the coming years.

Yahoo | July 21, 2020

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CWEN Price Returns

1-mo 3.64%
3-mo 16.17%
6-mo 46.12%
1-year 58.32%
3-year 79.52%
5-year 150.13%
YTD 45.73%
2019 21.37%
2018 -2.11%
2017 26.92%
2016 13.84%
2015 N/A

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Clearway Energy Inc (CWEN) Stock Quote, History and News - Yahoo Finance
Clearway Energy Inc (CWEN) Stock Price and Basic Information | MarketWatch

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