NYSE:CEPU - Cent PUERTO S A/S Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$9.60 -0.55 (-5.42 %)
(As of 11/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$10.15
Today's Range$9.41 - $10.10
52-Week Range$7.80 - $19.20
Volume151,584 shs
Average Volume293,455 shs
Market Capitalization$1.55 billion
P/E Ratio6.81
Dividend Yield2.74%
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Electric services
Current SymbolNYSE:CEPU
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.29
Current Ratio1.17
Quick Ratio1.15


Trailing P/E Ratio6.81
Forward P/E Ratio2.37
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$361.03 million
Price / Sales4.03
Cash Flow$1.4350 per share
Price / Cash6.69
Book Value$2.94 per share
Price / Book3.27


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A


Outstanding Shares151,400,000
Market Cap$1.55 billion
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 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, April 27th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, May 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.341 per share on Tuesday, May 8th. This represents a yield of 2.14%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, May 7th. View Cent PUERTO S A/S's Dividend History.

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

Cent PUERTO S A/S (NYSE:CEPU) announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November, 12th. The company reported $1.21 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.59 by $0.38. The firm earned $112.58 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $82.42 million. 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 Monday, March 11th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Cent PUERTO S A/S.

What price target have analysts set for CEPU?

3 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Cent PUERTO S A/S's shares. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $20.00. On average, they anticipate Cent PUERTO S A/S's share price to reach $20.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 108.3% 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?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cent PUERTO S A/S in the last year. There are currently 3 buy ratings 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?

Media coverage about CEPU stock has trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Cent PUERTO S A/S earned a media sentiment score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news 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 stock's share price in the near future.

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

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 49)
  • Mr. Fernando Roberto Bonnet, Chief Financial Officer (Age 41)
  • Mr. José Manuel Pazos, Gen. Counsel & Head of Legal Area (Age 47)
  • Mr. Javier Alejandro Torre, HR Mang. (Age 51)
  • Mr. Leonardo Marinaro, Legal Affairs Mang. (Age 55)

When did Cent PUERTO S A/S IPO?

(CEPU) raised $692 million in an IPO 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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (1.11%), Hsbc Holdings PLC (0.60%), Highland Capital Management LP (0.55%), BlackRock Inc. (0.35%), Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd. (0.13%) and Freestone Capital Holdings LLC (0.06%).

Which institutional investors are selling Cent PUERTO S A/S stock?

CEPU stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Hsbc Holdings PLC and Citadel Advisors LLC.

Which institutional investors are buying Cent PUERTO S A/S stock?

CEPU stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd., Freestone Capital Holdings LLC, Highland Capital Management LP, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, Legal & General Group Plc, Eaton Vance Management and BlackRock Inc..

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 $9.60.

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

Cent PUERTO S A/S has a market capitalization of $1.55 billion and generates $361.03 million in revenue each year. The company earns $211.87 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.41 on an earnings per share basis. Cent PUERTO S A/S employs 738 workers across the globe.

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:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  45 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  54 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  99
MarketBeat'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.
This page was last updated on 11/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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