NYSE:CEPU - CENT PUERTO S A/S Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $7.45 -0.12 (-1.59 %) (As of 05/20/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$7.57Today's Range$7.31 - $7.6852-Week Range$7.01 - $15.91Volume276,144 shsAverage Volume239,063 shsMarket Capitalization$1.13 billionP/E Ratio1.83Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.51 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Central Puerto S.A. generates and sells electric power to private and public customers in Argentina. As of December 31, 2017, the company owned and operated five thermal generation plants and one hydroelectric generation plant with an installed capacity of 3,663 MW. It also operates a wind farm Achiras I with an installed capacity of 48 megawatts, as well as produces steam. The company was founded in 1989 and is based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Receive CEPU News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for CEPU and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Electric services Sub-IndustryN/A SectorOils/Energy Current SymbolNYSE:CEPU Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIKN/A Webwww.centralpuerto.com Phone54-11-4317-5000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.18 Current Ratio1.17 Quick Ratio1.18Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio1.83 Forward P/E Ratio3.63 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$506.42 million Price / Sales2.23 Cash Flow$4.3314 per share Price / Cash Flow1.72 Book Value$6.47 per share Price / Book1.15Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.07 Net Income$621.95 million Net Margins47.31% Return on Equity30.42% Return on Assets16.89%Miscellaneous EmployeesN/A Outstanding Shares151,402,000Market Cap$1.13 billion Next Earnings Date8/13/2019 (Estimated) OptionableNot Optionable CENT PUERTO S A/S (NYSE:CEPU) Frequently Asked Questions What is CENT PUERTO S A/S's stock symbol? CENT PUERTO S A/S trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CEPU." How were CENT PUERTO S A/S's earnings last quarter? CENT PUERTO S A/S (NYSE:CEPU) announced its earnings results on Monday, May, 13th. The company reported $0.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.34 by $0.13. The company had revenue of $160.31 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $89.90 million. CENT PUERTO S A/S had a return on equity of 30.42% and a net margin of 47.31%. View CENT PUERTO S A/S's Earnings History. When is CENT PUERTO S A/S's next earnings date? CENT PUERTO S A/S is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 13th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for CENT PUERTO S A/S. What price target have analysts set for CEPU? 1 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for CENT PUERTO S A/S's shares. Their predictions range from $20.00 to $20.00. On average, they anticipate CENT PUERTO S A/S's stock price to reach $20.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 168.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for CENT PUERTO S A/S. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for CENT PUERTO S A/S? 1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for CENT PUERTO S A/S in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for CENT PUERTO S A/S. Has CENT PUERTO S A/S been receiving favorable news coverage? News coverage about CEPU stock has been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. CENT PUERTO S A/S earned a coverage optimism score of -1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is very likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of CENT PUERTO S A/S's key competitors? Some companies that are related to CENT PUERTO S A/S include Hawaiian Electric Industries (HE), Enel Generacion Chile (EOCC), Enel Chile (ENIC), CEMIG (CIG), PNM Resources (PNM), Ormat Technologies (ORA), Clearway Energy (CWEN), Companhia Paranaense de Energia (ELP), TerraForm Power (TERP), Nextera Energy Partners (NEP), El Paso Electric (EE), Pattern Energy Group (PEGI), Atlantica Yield (AY), Otter Tail (OTTR) and TransAlta (TAC). What other stocks do shareholders of CENT PUERTO S A/S own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other CENT PUERTO S A/S investors own include Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Alibaba Group (BABA), Home Depot (HD), Honeywell International (HON), Verizon Communications (VZ), CSX (CSX), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Mcdonald's (MCD) and Raytheon (RTN). Who are CENT PUERTO S A/S's key executives? CENT PUERTO S A/S's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Jorge Anibal Rauber, CEO & Vice Chairman (Age 50)Mr. Fernando Roberto Bonnet, Chief Financial Officer (Age 42)Mr. José Manuel Pazos, Gen. Counsel & Head of Legal Area (Age 48)Osvaldo Pollice, Deputy Head of Market RelationsMr. Javier Alejandro Torre, HR Mang. (Age 52) When did CENT PUERTO S A/S IPO? (CEPU) raised $692 million in an initial public offering on Friday, February 2nd 2018. The company issued 35,500,000 shares at a price of $17.50-$21.50 per share. BofA Merrill Lynch, JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley served as the underwriters for the IPO. Who are CENT PUERTO S A/S's major shareholders? CENT PUERTO S A/S's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (1.54%), EMS Capital LP (1.02%), BlackRock Inc. (0.22%), Bienville Capital Management LLC (0.22%), Hsbc Holdings PLC (0.18%) and SPX Equities Gestao de Recursos Ltda (0.13%). Which major investors are selling CENT PUERTO S A/S stock? CEPU stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hsbc Holdings PLC, BlackRock Inc., AJO LP, Freestone Capital Holdings LLC and SPX Equities Gestao de Recursos Ltda. Which major investors are buying CENT PUERTO S A/S stock? CEPU stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Bienville Capital Management LLC, Marshall Wace LLP, Marshall Wace North America L.P., Tibra Equities Europe Ltd, ExodusPoint Capital Management LP, BW Gestao de Investimentos Ltda. and BlueCrest Capital Management Ltd. How do I buy shares of CENT PUERTO S A/S? Shares of CEPU can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is CENT PUERTO S A/S's stock price today? One share of CEPU stock can currently be purchased for approximately $7.45. How big of a company is CENT PUERTO S A/S? CENT PUERTO S A/S has a market capitalization of $1.13 billion and generates $506.42 million in revenue each year. The company earns $621.95 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.07 on an earnings per share basis. What is CENT PUERTO S A/S's official website? The official website for CENT PUERTO S A/S is http://www.centralpuerto.com. How can I contact CENT PUERTO S A/S? CENT PUERTO S A/S's mailing address is Avenida Thomas Edison, Buenos Aires C1, 2701. The company can be reached via phone at 54-11-4317-5000 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for CENT PUERTO S A/S (NYSE CEPU)Community Ranking: 2.1 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 60 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 80 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 140MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about CENT PUERTO S A/S and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CEPU will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CEPU will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. 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