Pinnacle West Capital Corporation (PNW) and Azure Power Global Limited (NYSE:AZRE) Comparing side by side

As Electric Utilities businesses, Pinnacle West Capital Corporation (NYSE:PNW) and Azure Power Global Limited (NYSE:AZRE), are affected by compare. This especially applies to their profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Earnings and Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Pinnacle West Capital Corporation 3.69B 2.72 506.60M 4.59 19.86
Azure Power Global Limited N/A 0.00 N/A -0.17 0.00

Table 1 highlights Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and Azure Power Global Limited’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.


Table 2 represents Pinnacle West Capital Corporation (NYSE:PNW) and Azure Power Global Limited (NYSE:AZRE)’s return on assets, net margins and return on equity.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Pinnacle West Capital Corporation 13.73% 9.9% 2.9%
Azure Power Global Limited 0.00% -1.6% -0.2%


The Current Ratio and Quick Ratio of Pinnacle West Capital Corporation are 0.7 and 0.5 respectively. Its competitor Azure Power Global Limited’s Current Ratio is 1.4 and its Quick Ratio is 1.4. Azure Power Global Limited can pay off short and long-term obligations better than Pinnacle West Capital Corporation.


Pinnacle West Capital Corporation pays out a $2.78 per share dividend on a yearly basis and it also offers 3.1% dividend yield. No dividend is paid out for Azure Power Global Limited.

Analyst Recommendations

Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and Azure Power Global Limited Ratings and Recommendations are available on the next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Pinnacle West Capital Corporation 0 4 1 2.20
Azure Power Global Limited 0 0 0 0.00

Pinnacle West Capital Corporation’s downside potential currently stands at -2.23% and an $87.5 consensus price target.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and Azure Power Global Limited has shares owned by institutional investors as follows: 84.6% and 35%. Pinnacle West Capital Corporation’s share owned by insiders are 0.1%. Competitively, Azure Power Global Limited has 12.97% of it’s share owned by insiders.


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)
Pinnacle West Capital Corporation 1.91% 6.65% 13.77% 23.8% 1.02% 6.91%
Azure Power Global Limited -1.78% -13.48% -31.85% -32.43% -25.75% -29.93%

For the past year Pinnacle West Capital Corporation had bullish trend while Azure Power Global Limited had bearish trend.


On 11 of the 12 factors Pinnacle West Capital Corporation beats Azure Power Global Limited.

Pinnacle West Capital Corporation, through its subsidiary, Arizona Public Service Company, provides retail and wholesale electric services primarily in the state of Arizona. It generates, transmits, and distributes electricity using coal, nuclear, gas, oil, and solar resources. The company serves approximately 1.2 million customers. It owns or leases approximately 6,236 megawatts of regulated generation capacity. The company was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona.

Azure Power Global Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the development, construction, ownership, operation, maintenance, and management of solar power plants in India. It generates solar energy based on long-term contracts with Indian government entities, as well as other non-governmental energy distribution companies and commercial customers. As of March 31, 2017, it had an installed capacity of 12.2 gigawatts. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in New Delhi, India.