Calpine Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:CPN)

About Calpine Corp.

Calpine Corp. logoCalpine Corporation is a power generation company. The Company is engaged in the ownership and operation of primarily natural gas-fired and geothermal power plants in North America. The Company's segments include West (including geothermal), Texas and East (including Canada). In the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, the Company has generating units capable of burning either natural gas or fuel oil. The Company operates its business through various divisions and subsidiaries. The Company's portfolio consists of various types of power generation technologies, including natural gas-fired combustion turbines, which include combined-cycle plants and renewable geothermal conventional steam turbines. Its Geysers Assets located in northern California represent the geothermal power generation portfolio in the United States, as well as the producing power generation asset of all renewable energy in the state of California.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Electric Utilities
  • Sub-Industry: Independent Power Producers & Energy Traders
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: CPN
  • CUSIP: 13134730
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $12.66
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $13.05
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $14.00
  • 52-Week Range: $11.53 - $16.49
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.44
  • P/E Growth: 5.49
  • Market Cap: $4.55B
  • Outstanding Shares: 359,139,000
  • Beta: 0.95
  • Net Margins: -0.02%
  • Return on Equity: 10.79%
  • Return on Assets: 1.81%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 3.94%
  • Current Ratio: 1.28%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.08%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Calpine Corp. (NYSE:CPN) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 8 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.80)
Consensus Price Target: $19.06 (50.52% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Calpine Corp. (NYSE:CPN)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/29/2016SunTrust Banks Inc.Boost Price Target$13.00 -> $14.00View Rating Details
8/1/2016BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetOutperform$19.00 -> $17.00View Rating Details
7/26/2016Deutsche Bank AGUpgradeHold -> Buy$18.00 -> $20.00View Rating Details
5/31/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
3/29/2016Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetBuy$22.00 -> $19.00View Rating Details
3/8/2016ArgusDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
1/28/2016GuggenheimInitiated CoverageBuy$22.00View Rating Details
1/13/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
1/12/2016MacquarieLower Price Target$25.00 -> $22.00View Rating Details
1/4/2016Barclays PLCLower Price TargetOverweight$19.00 -> $18.00View Rating Details
11/3/2015Evercore ISILower Price TargetBuy$21.00 -> $19.50View Rating Details
9/24/2015Wolfe ResearchLower Price TargetOutperform$25.00 -> $22.00View Rating Details
7/21/2015Goldman Sachs Group Inc.DowngradeConviction-Buy -> Buy$25.00 -> $23.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/21/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Calpine Corp. (NYSE:CPN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/29/2016Q216($0.02)($0.08)$1.29 billion$1.16 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2016Q116($0.06)($0.56)$1.38 billion$1.62 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/12/2016Q415($0.16)($0.13)$1.18 billion$1.49 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2015Q315$0.83$0.76$1.69 billion$1.95 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q215($0.05)$0.09$1.37 billion$1.44 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2015Q115($0.10)($0.17)$1.43 billion$1.65 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/13/2015Q414($0.06)$0.54$1.63 billion$1.94 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q314$0.55$1.52$1.85 billion$2.18 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/1/2014Q2($0.02)$0.33$1.40 billion$1.94 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q114($0.06)($0.04)$1.31 billion$1.97 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/13/2014Q413($0.07)($0.28)$1.59 billion$1.44 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2013Q313$0.65$0.70$1.89 billion$2.05 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q2 2013$0.02($0.16)$1.32 billion$1.57 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/2/2013Q1 2013($0.16)($0.16)$1.18 billion$1.24 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/13/2013Q4 2012($0.05)$0.22$2.81 billion$1.37 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/6/2012Q312$0.45$0.47$1.88 billion$2.00 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2012($0.03)($0.69)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2012($0.11)($0.14)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/10/2012($0.02)($0.03)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2011$0.41$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/29/2011$0.01($0.14)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/29/2011($0.13)($0.61)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/18/2011$0.09($0.38)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Calpine Corp. (NYSE:CPN)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.44 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.82 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161($0.19)($0.19)($0.19)
Q2 20161($0.11)($0.11)($0.11)
Q3 20161$0.69$0.69$0.69
Q4 20161($0.09)($0.09)($0.09)
Q1 20171($0.26)($0.26)($0.26)
Q2 20171$0.10$0.10$0.10
Q3 20171$0.72$0.72$0.72
Q4 20171($0.06)($0.06)($0.06)
Q1 20181($0.14)($0.14)($0.14)
Q2 20181$0.22$0.22$0.22
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Calpine Corp. (NYSE:CPN)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Calpine Corp. (NYSE:CPN)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.30%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 92.67%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
7/13/2016Jack A FuscoDirectorSell54,600$15.00$819,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/11/2016Jack A FuscoDirectorSell24,800$14.75$365,800.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2016Jack A FuscoDirectorSell154,600$14.72$2,275,712.00View SEC Filing  
6/6/2016Jack A FuscoDirectorSell68,000$15.76$1,071,680.00View SEC Filing  
5/31/2016Jack A FuscoDirectorSell235,000$14.78$3,473,300.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2016Michael William HofmannDirectorBuy20,000$12.36$247,200.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2015Iii W. G. GriggsEVPBuy15,000$14.79$221,850.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2015Robert A Mosbacher JrDirectorSell7,500$20.02$150,150.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2014David MerrittDirectorSell10,000$22.39$223,900.00View SEC Filing  
9/10/2013J. Stuart RyanDirectorSell10,979,900$18.92$207,739,708.00View SEC Filing  
8/20/2013Robert Mosbacher, Jr.DirectorSell8,000$19.14$153,120.00View SEC Filing  
8/19/2013David MerrittDirectorBuy10,000$18.69$186,900.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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Calpine Corp. (NYSE:CPN) Chart for Friday, October, 21, 2016

Last Updated on 10/21/2016 by Staff