5. Empresa Nacional de Electricidad (Endesa Chile) (EOC - Get Report) is a Chile-based company engaged in the generation and distribution of electric power. Chile-based utility major Enersis SA has a 60% stake in Endesa.
Along with subsidiaries, Endesa owns and operates 180 hydroelectric, thermal and wind power generating units with total installed capacity of more than 13 gigawatt.
At the end of December 2010 quarter, consolidated debt stood at $3.775 billion, down 9.5% year-over-year. Net revenue was up 1% year-over-year, while operating income declined 12% year-over-year during the same period. Soaring energy costs and higher fuel costs impacted operating income.Of the eight analysts covering the stock, five rate a buy. Consensus estimates expect an upside of 25% over the next one year. The stock is trading at 12.2 times its estimated 2011 earnings.