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NYSE:CEPUCENT PUERTO S A/S Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.20 (+6.80 %)
(As of 05/25/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $3.14
50-Day Range
MA: $2.50
52-Week Range
Now: $3.14
Volume240,168 shs
Average Volume204,980 shs
Market Capitalization$475.40 million
P/E Ratio2.96
Dividend Yield3.14%
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.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.8Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 3.8 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.40 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric services



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$606.52 million
Cash Flow$1.45 per share
Book Value$8.09 per share


Net Income$182.34 million


Market Cap$475.40 million
Next Earnings Date5/27/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableNot Optionable

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CENT PUERTO S A/S (NYSE:CEPU) Frequently Asked Questions

How has CENT PUERTO S A/S's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

CENT PUERTO S A/S's stock was trading at $2.72 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CEPU shares have increased by 15.4% and is now trading at $3.14. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of CENT PUERTO S A/S?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for CENT PUERTO S A/S in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 2 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for CENT PUERTO S A/S.

When is CENT PUERTO S A/S's next earnings date?

CENT PUERTO S A/S is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 27th 2020. View our earnings forecast for CENT PUERTO S A/S.

How can I listen to CENT PUERTO S A/S's earnings call?

CENT PUERTO S A/S will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, May 27th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were CENT PUERTO S A/S's earnings last quarter?

CENT PUERTO S A/S (NYSE:CEPU) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, March, 11th. The company reported $0.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.39 by $0.28. The business earned $192.01 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $206.09 million. CENT PUERTO S A/S had a net margin of 22.86% and a return on equity of 13.81%. View CENT PUERTO S A/S's earnings history.

How often does CENT PUERTO S A/S pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for CENT PUERTO S A/S?

CENT PUERTO S A/S declared an annual dividend on Friday, November 22nd. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.119 per share on Monday, January 1st. This represents a yield of 2.97%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 29th. View CENT PUERTO S A/S's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for CEPU?

3 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for CENT PUERTO S A/S's shares. Their forecasts range from $7.50 to $7.50. On average, they expect CENT PUERTO S A/S's stock price to reach $7.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 138.9% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for CENT PUERTO S A/S.

Has CENT PUERTO S A/S been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about CEPU stock have been trending negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. CENT PUERTO S A/S earned a media sentiment score of -2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutCENT PUERTO S A/S.

Who are some of CENT PUERTO S A/S's key competitors?

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 Pampa Energia (PAM), Tesla (TSLA), Eastman Chemical (EMN), General Mills (GIS), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Invesco (IVZ), Kohl's (KSS), PG&E (PCG), Royal Bank of Canada (RY) and Tapestry (TPR).

Who are CENT PUERTO S A/S's key executives?

CENT PUERTO S A/S's management team includes the following 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 Relations
  • Mr. Javier Alejandro Torre, HR Mang. (Age 52)


(CEPU) raised $692 million in an initial public offering (IPO) on Friday, February 2nd 2018. The company issued 35,500,000 shares at $17.50-$21.50 per share. BofA Merrill Lynch, JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley served as the underwriters for the IPO.

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."

Who are CENT PUERTO S A/S's major shareholders?

CENT PUERTO S A/S's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (1.30%), State Street Corp (0.20%), Moneda S.A. Administradora General de Fondos (0.07%), Banco Santander S.A. (0.06%), Invesco Ltd. (0.06%) and Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.06%).

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 Moneda S.A. Administradora General de Fondos, Morgan Stanley, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, BlackRock Inc., and Blue Rock Advisors LLC.

Which major investors are buying CENT PUERTO S A/S stock?

CEPU stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Banco Santander S.A., Jane Street Group LLC, Invesco Ltd., and State Street Corp.

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, Robinhood, 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 $3.14.

How big of a company is CENT PUERTO S A/S?

CENT PUERTO S A/S has a market capitalization of $475.40 million and generates $606.52 million in revenue each year. The company earns $182.34 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.99 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 www.centralpuerto.com.

How can I contact CENT PUERTO S A/S?

CENT PUERTO S A/S's mailing address is Avenida Thomas Edison 2701, BUENOS AIRES C1, C1104BAB. The company can be reached via phone at 54-11-4317-5900 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 5/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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