5 Utilities Companies Carrying A Very Low P/E Ratio

The following five companies in the Utilities sector have low trailing price-to-earnings ratio (this list excludes all companies with a market capitalization less than $500 million):

  1. Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP (NYSE:BIP):  The stock has traded in a 52-week range of $14.95 to $25.04 and most recently traded at $24.80 per share.  Its trailing price-to-earnings ratio is 5.84, its trailing price-to-sales ratio is 4.36, and its tailing price-to-book ratio is 0.82.  Its market capitalizationi s $2.8 billion.  About the company:  Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP owns and operates infrastructure assets.  The Company operates electricity transmission systems, and timber assets.
  2. Companhia de Sameamento Basico (NYSE:SBS):  The stock has traded in a 52-week range of $34.21 to $60.58 and most recently traded at $59.47 per share.  Its trailing price-to-earnings ratio is 6.69, its trailing price-to-sales ratio is 1.17, and its trailing price-to-book ratio is 1.11.  Its market capitalization is $6.77 billion.  About the company: Cia de Saneamento Basico do Estado de Sao Paulo collects, treats, and distributes water.  The Company also engineers and constructs water distribution infrastructure and water treatment systems.  SABESP operates in the Brazilian State of Sao Paulo.
  3. Dominion Resources, Inc. (NYSE:D):  The stock has traded in a 52-week range of $38.05 to $47.76 and most recently traded at $47.64.  Its trailing price-to-earnings ratio is 8.97, its trailing price-to-sales ratio is 1.79, and its trailing price-to-book ratio is 2.27.  Its market capitalization is $27.43 billion.  About the company:   Dominion Resources, Inc., a diversified utility holding company, generates, transmits, distributes, and sells electric energy in Virginia and northeastern North Carolina.  The Company produces, transports, distributes, and markets natural gas (NYSE:UNG) to customers in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.
  4. Atlas Pipeline Partners, LP (NYSE:APL):  The stock has traded in a 52-week range of $8.35 to $37.90 and most recently traded at $34.20 per share.  Its trailing price-to-earnings ratio is 3.62, its trailing price-to-sales ratio is 1.86, and its trailing price-to-book ratio is 1.39.  Its market capitalization is $1.83 billion.  About the company:  Atlas Pipeline Partners, LP provides natural gas gathering services in the Anadarko and Permian Basins located in the southwestern and mid-continent United States and the Appalachian Basic in the eastern United States.  The Company also provides natural gas (NYSE:UNG) processing and treatment services in Oklahoma and Texas.
  5. Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR):  The stock has traded in a 52-week range of $64.72 to $80.80 and most recently traded at $69.10.  Its trailing price-to-earnings ratio is 9.95, its trailing price-to-sales ratio is 1.08, and its trailing price-to-book raito is 1.42.  Its market capitalization is $12.32 billion.  About the company: Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company that is primarily focused on electric power production and retail electric distribution operations.  The Company delivers electricity to utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas.  Entergy also owns and operates nuclear plants in the northern United States.

Note: Financial data is taken from Yahoo! Finance.  Selected other data is taken from Google Finance and publicly available SEC filings.  All data are assumed to be accurate.

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