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Canadian Utilities First Quarter 2024 Earnings: Revenues Beat Expectations, EPS Lags

Canadian Utilities (TSE:CU) First Quarter 2024 Results

Key Financial Results

  • Revenue: CA$1.09b (down 3.5% from 1Q 2023).

  • Net income: CA$242.0m (down 11% from 1Q 2023).

  • Profit margin: 22% (down from 24% in 1Q 2023). The decrease in margin was driven by lower revenue.

  • EPS: CA$0.82 (down from CA$1.01 in 1Q 2023).

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All figures shown in the chart above are for the trailing 12 month (TTM) period

Canadian Utilities Revenues Beat Expectations, EPS Falls Short

Revenue exceeded analyst estimates by 2.6%. Earnings per share (EPS) missed analyst estimates by 3.5%.

Looking ahead, revenue is forecast to grow 5.5% p.a. on average during the next 3 years, compared to a 4.4% growth forecast for the Integrated Utilities industry in North America.

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Performance of the market in Canada.

The company's shares are down 1.1% from a week ago.

Risk Analysis

What about risks? Every company has them, and we've spotted 2 warning signs for Canadian Utilities (of which 1 shouldn't be ignored!) you should know about.

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