Dominion Energy Inc. (D)’s Financial Results Comparing With Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. (NYSE:HE) – The EN Herald

This is therefore a contrasting of the analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings and valuation in Dominion Energy Inc. (NYSE:D) and Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. (NYSE:HE). The two are both Electric Utilities companies that compete with one another.

Earnings and Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Dominion Energy Inc. 13.76B 4.36 1.26B 3.74 20.15
Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. 2.88B 1.59 207.22M 1.85 20.99

Table 1 showcases the gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation of Dominion Energy Inc. and Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. appears to has lower revenue and earnings than Dominion Energy Inc. Company that currently has a lower P/E ratio means that it is the more affordable of the two businesses. Dominion Energy Inc.’s current P/E ratio is lower than that of Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc., which means that it is the affordable of the two.


Table 2 demonstrates the return on equity, return on assets and net margins of Dominion Energy Inc. and Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Dominion Energy Inc. 9.16% 16.4% 3.8%
Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. 7.20% 8.5% 1.4%

Risk & Volatility

Dominion Energy Inc. has a 0.22 beta, while its volatility is 78.00%, thus making it less volatile than Standard & Poor’s 500. Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. on the other hand, has 0.23 beta which makes it 77.00% less volatile compared to Standard & Poor’s 500.


$3.42 per share with a dividend yield of 4.59% is the annual dividend that Dominion Energy Inc. pay. Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. offers an annual dividend of $1.25 per share, bundled with 2.98% dividend yield.

Analyst Recommendations

Dominion Energy Inc. and Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. Ratings and Recommendations are available in the next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Dominion Energy Inc. 1 4 2 2.29
Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. 2 0 0 1.00

The upside potential is 4.19% for Dominion Energy Inc. with average price target of $77.88. On the other hand, Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc.’s potential downside is -21.33% and its average price target is $33. Based on the data given earlier, Dominion Energy Inc. is looking more favorable than Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc., analysts opinion.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

The shares of both Dominion Energy Inc. and Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. are owned by institutional investors at 62.3% and 54.4% respectively. Insiders held 0.2% of Dominion Energy Inc. shares. On the other hand, insiders held about 0.1% of Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc.’s shares.


Here are the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Dominion Energy Inc. 0.2% 7.16% 2.66% 5.78% 4.04% 5.33%
Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. 1.81% 4.44% 2.37% 9.93% 17.41% 6.06%

For the past year Dominion Energy Inc. was less bullish than Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc.


On 15 of the 17 factors Dominion Energy Inc. beats Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc.

Dominion Energy, Inc. produces and transports energy in the United States. The companyÂ’s Dominion Virginia Power segment engages in the regulated electric transmission and distribution operations that serve residential, commercial, industrial, and governmental customers in Virginia and North Carolina. Its Dominion Generation segment is involved in the electricity generation activities through gas, coal, nuclear, oil, renewables, biomass, hydro, solar, and power purchase agreements; and related energy supply operations. It also comprises generation operations of the companyÂ’s merchant fleet and energy marketing, and price risk management activities for its assets. The companyÂ’s Dominion Energy segment engages in the regulated natural gas distribution operations, gas transmission pipeline and storage operations, natural gas gathering and processing activities, and liquefied natural gas operations. This segment serves residential, commercial, and industrial customers. As of December 31, 2016, the companyÂ’s portfolio of assets included approximately 26,400 megawatts of generating capacity; 6,600 miles of electric transmission lines; 57,600 miles of electric distribution lines; 14,900 miles of natural gas transmission, gathering, and storage pipelines; and 51,300 miles of gas distribution pipelines. It served approximately 6 million utility and retail energy customers; and operated underground natural gas storage systems with approximately 1 trillion cubic feet of storage capacity. In addition, the company sells electricity at wholesale prices to rural electric cooperatives, municipalities, and into wholesale electricity markets. It has a strategic partnership with DONG Energy to build two 6-megawatt turbines off the coast of Virginia Beach. The company was formerly known as Dominion Resources, Inc. and changed its name to Dominion Energy, Inc. in May 2017. Dominion Energy, Inc. was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia.

Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the electric utility and banking businesses primarily in the state of Hawaii. The companyÂ’s Electric Utility segment is involved in generating, purchasing, transmitting, distributing, and selling electric energy. Its renewable energy sources and potential sources include wind, solar, photovoltaic, geothermal, wave, hydroelectric, sugarcane waste, municipal waste, and other bio fuels. This segment distributes and sells electricity on the islands of Oahu, Hawaii, Maui, Lanai, and Molokai; and serves suburban communities, resorts, the United States armed forces installations, and agricultural operations. Its Bank segment operates a savings bank that offers banking and other financial services, including deposit products, such as savings accounts, checking accounts, money market accounts, and certificates of deposit; and loans comprising residential and commercial real estate, residential mortgage, construction and development, multifamily residential and commercial real estate, consumer, and commercial loans to consumers and business. Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. was founded in 1891 and is headquartered in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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