NYSE:CEPU - Central Puerto Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$14.14 +0.27 (+1.95 %)
(As of 05/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$14.14
Today's Range$13.83 - $14.1999
52-Week Range$11.15 - $19.20
Volume311,268 shs
Average Volume339,591 shs
Market Capitalization$2.14 billion
P/E Ratio10.03
Dividend Yield1.99%
BetaN/A

About Central Puerto (NYSE:CEPU)

Central Puerto S.A. generates and sells electric power to private and public customers in Argentina. The company generates power through thermal, gas, and wind power plants with a total installed capacity of 3,791 MW. It also delivers steam to private customers through cogeneration cycles. The company was founded in 1989 and is based in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric services
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorOils/Energy
SymbolNYSE:CEPU
CUSIPN/A
Phone54-11-4317-5000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.25
Current Ratio1.30
Quick Ratio0.97

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio10.03
Forward P/E Ratio5.01
P/E Growth0.12

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$361.03 million
Price / Sales5.93
Cash Flow$1.5353 per share
Price / Cash9.21
Book Value$4.99 per share
Price / Book2.83

Profitability

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

Miscellaneous

Employees738
Outstanding Shares151,400,000

Central Puerto (NYSE:CEPU) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Central Puerto's stock symbol?

Central Puerto trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CEPU."

How often does Central Puerto pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Central Puerto?

Central Puerto announced an annual dividend on Friday, April 27th. Investors of record on Tuesday, May 8th will be given a dividend of $0.341 per share on Tuesday, May 8th. This represents a yield of 2.14%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, May 7th. View Central Puerto's Dividend History.

Who are some of Central Puerto's key competitors?

Who are Central Puerto's key executives?

Central Puerto's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Jorge Rauber, Chief Exec. Officer (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 Central Puerto 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 acted as the underwriters for the IPO.

Has Central Puerto been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about CEPU stock have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Central Puerto earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also gave media stories about the company an impact score of 50.21 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are Central Puerto's major shareholders?

Central Puerto's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Fiera Capital Corp (0.66%), Hsbc Holdings PLC (0.56%), BlackRock Inc. (0.46%), Highland Capital Management LP (0.41%), Millennium Management LLC (0.24%) and State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D (0.11%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Central Puerto.

Which major investors are buying Central Puerto stock?

CEPU stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fiera Capital Corp, Hsbc Holdings PLC, BlackRock Inc., Highland Capital Management LP, Millennium Management LLC and State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D. View Insider Buying and Selling for Central Puerto.

How do I buy shares of Central Puerto?

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 Central Puerto's stock price today?

One share of CEPU stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.14.

How big of a company is Central Puerto?

Central Puerto has a market capitalization of $2.14 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. Central Puerto employs 738 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Central Puerto?

Central Puerto's mailing address is Avda. 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 Central Puerto (CEPU)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  13 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  11 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  24
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Central Puerto 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.

Analyst Ratings

Central Puerto (NYSE:CEPU) Price Target and Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
2 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Central Puerto in the last 12 months. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyN/AN/A
Consensus Rating Score: 3.003.00N/AN/A
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
0 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
0 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: N/AN/AN/AN/A
Price Target Upside: N/AN/AN/AN/A

Central Puerto (NYSE:CEPU) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for Central Puerto (NYSE:CEPU)

Central Puerto (NYSE:CEPU) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
3/9/2018JPMorgan ChaseInitiated CoverageOverweightMediumView Rating Details
2/27/2018Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageOverweightHighView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/20/2016 forward)

Earnings

Central Puerto (NYSE:CEPU) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for Central Puerto (NYSE:CEPU)

Central Puerto (NYSE:CEPU) Earnings Estimates

Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.82 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.43 EPS

Central Puerto (NYSE CEPU) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/2/2018Q3 2017$0.31$126.16 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Central Puerto (NYSE:CEPU) Dividend Information

Central Puerto pays an annual dividend of $0.28 per share, with a dividend yield of 1.98%. CEPU's most recent annual dividend payment was Tuesday, May 8. Central Puerto pays out 19.86% of its earnings out as a dividend.
Most Recent Dividend:5/8/2018
Annual Dividend:$0.28
Dividend Yield:1.98%
Payout Ratio(s):19.86% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
9.93% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
19.58% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
18.24% (Based on Cash Flow)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Central Puerto (NYSE:CEPU)

Central Puerto (NYSE:CEPU) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
4/27/2018Annual$0.34102.14%5/7/20185/8/20185/8/2018
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Central Puerto (NYSE CEPU) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Institutional Ownership Percentage: 0.11%
Insider Trading History for Central Puerto (NYSE:CEPU)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Central Puerto (NYSE:CEPU)

Central Puerto (NYSE CEPU) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Central Puerto (NYSE CEPU) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
Central Puerto: "Winds Of Change" Are Propelling This Argentinean Power Generators TurbinesCentral Puerto: "Winds Of Change" Are Propelling This Argentinean Power Generator's Turbines
seekingalpha.com - May 17 at 3:20 PM
Central Puerto Announces Rescheduled Date for First Quarter 2018 Financial Results Conference Call and WebcastCentral Puerto Announces Rescheduled Date for First Quarter 2018 Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 7:18 AM
Central Puerto (CEPU) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on ThursdayCentral Puerto (CEPU) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Thursday
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 10:12 AM
Central Puerto (CEPU) Downgraded by ValuEngine to HoldCentral Puerto (CEPU) Downgraded by ValuEngine to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 10:19 PM
Central Puerto Declares Annual Dividend of $0.34 (CEPU)Central Puerto Declares Annual Dividend of $0.34 (CEPU)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 1:01 PM
Argentina: Whats Next After A Massive Rate Hike?Argentina: What's Next After A Massive Rate Hike?
seekingalpha.com - April 30 at 3:19 PM
Central Puerto S.A. American Depositary Shares (each represents ten ) (CEPU) Now Covered by Morgan StanleyCentral Puerto S.A. American Depositary Shares (each represents ten ) (CEPU) Now Covered by Morgan Stanley
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 10:01 PM
Central Puerto Announces the Approval of the Commercial Operation as Combined Cycle of Central Térmica Vuelta de Obligado (779 MW)Central Puerto Announces the Approval of the Commercial Operation as Combined Cycle of Central Térmica Vuelta de Obligado (779 MW)
finance.yahoo.com - March 22 at 5:46 AM
Central Puerto: Power Capacity Expansion and Strong Cash Flow GenerationCentral Puerto: Power Capacity Expansion and Strong Cash Flow Generation
finance.yahoo.com - March 13 at 5:38 AM
Central Puerto S.A. American Depositary Shares (each represents ten ) (CEPU) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co.Central Puerto S.A. American Depositary Shares (each represents ten ) (CEPU) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 9 at 11:24 PM
Central Puerto S.A. American Depositary Shares (each represents ten ) (CEPU) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on MondayCentral Puerto S.A. American Depositary Shares (each represents ten ) (CEPU) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Monday
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 7 at 1:26 PM
Central Puerto Announces Reporting Date for Fourth Quarter 2017 Financial Results Conference Call and WebcastCentral Puerto Announces Reporting Date for Fourth Quarter 2017 Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast
finance.yahoo.com - March 7 at 5:41 AM
Central Puerto S.A. American Depositary Shares (each represents ten )s (CEPU) Quiet Period Will Expire  on March 14thCentral Puerto S.A. American Depositary Shares (each represents ten )'s (CEPU) Quiet Period Will Expire on March 14th
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 7 at 1:10 AM

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This page was last updated on 5/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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