Central Fund of Canada Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSEAMERICAN:CEF)

$13.50 +0.05 (+0.37 %)
(As of 02/18/2018 12:49 PM ET)
Previous Close$13.50
Today's Range$13.48 - $13.60
52-Week Range$11.72 - $13.75
Volume481,935 shs
Average Volume849,540 shs
Market Capitalization$3.38 billion
P/E Ratio-38.57
Dividend Yield0.07%
Beta-0.25

About Central Fund of Canada (NYSEAMERICAN:CEF)

Central Fund of Canada Limited (Central Fund) is an investment holding company. The Company's investment objective is to provide a secure, convenient, low-cost, exchange tradable investment alternative for investors interested in holding an investment in gold and silver bullion for long-term appreciation. At least 85% of Central Fund's net assets shall consist of long-term holdings of gold and silver bullion in bar form. At least 90% of Central Fund's net assets shall consist of gold and silver bullion in bar and certificate form. A nominal portion of Central Fund's net assets may be invested in marketable securities related to the gold and silver markets and industries. Generally, at the time it invests in gold and silver bullion, Central Fund intends that no more than 10% of its net assets shall be cash assets.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Closed End Funds
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorClosed End Funds
SymbolNYSEAMERICAN:CEF
CUSIPN/A
Phone+1-403-2285861

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio-38.5714285714286
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

Trailing EPS($0.35)
Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on Equity-6.06%
Return on Assets-6.05%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares252,156,000

Central Fund of Canada (NYSEAMERICAN:CEF) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Central Fund of Canada's stock symbol?

Central Fund of Canada trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)AMERICAN under the ticker symbol "CEF."

How often does Central Fund of Canada pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Central Fund of Canada?

Central Fund of Canada announced an annual dividend on Friday, September 1st. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, October 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.01 per share on Tuesday, November 14th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.08%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, October 30th. View Central Fund of Canada's Dividend History.

Are investors shorting Central Fund of Canada?

Central Fund of Canada saw a drop in short interest during the month of January. As of January 12th, there was short interest totalling 214,098 shares, a drop of 14.5% from the December 29th total of 250,363 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 700,761 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.3 days.

Who are some of Central Fund of Canada's key competitors?

Who are Central Fund of Canada's key executives?

Central Fund of Canada's management team includes the folowing people:

  • J. C. Stefan Spicer, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • Dale R. Spackman QC, J.D., Vice Chairman of the Board (Age 60)
  • Catherine A. Spackman, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer
  • Teresa E. Poper, Assistant Treasurer
  • John S. Elder QC, Secretary
  • Glenn C. Fox, Lead Director (Age 60)
  • Ian M. T. McAvity, Director (Age 72)
  • Barry Richard Cooper, Independent Director
  • Bruce D. Heagle, Independent Director (Age 57)
  • Michael A. Parente, Independent Director (Age 57)

Who owns Central Fund of Canada stock?

Central Fund of Canada's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include CENTRAL TRUST Co (0.83%), Opera Trading Capital (0.78%), Cheviot Value Management LLC (0.37%), Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. (0.37%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.33%) and Raymond James & Associates (0.32%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Central Fund of Canada.

Who sold Central Fund of Canada stock? Who is selling Central Fund of Canada stock?

Central Fund of Canada's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Manhattan Co., Baird Financial Group Inc., AGF Investments Inc., Private Advisor Group LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Jaffetilchin Investment Partners LLC, Bank of Montreal Can and Advisor Group Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Central Fund of Canada.

Who bought Central Fund of Canada stock? Who is buying Central Fund of Canada stock?

Central Fund of Canada's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Opera Trading Capital, K2 Principal Fund L.P., Fore Capital LLC, Vertex One Asset Management Inc., Telemus Capital LLC, CENTRAL TRUST Co, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. and Cobblestone Capital Advisors LLC NY. View Insider Buying and Selling for Central Fund of Canada.

How do I buy Central Fund of Canada stock?

Shares of Central Fund of Canada 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 Fund of Canada's stock price today?

One share of Central Fund of Canada stock can currently be purchased for approximately $13.50.

How big of a company is Central Fund of Canada?

Central Fund of Canada has a market capitalization of $3.38 billion.

How can I contact Central Fund of Canada?

Central Fund of Canada's mailing address is Hallmark Estates Suite 805, 1323-15th Avenue S.W., CALGARY, AB T3C 0X8, Canada. The company can be reached via phone at +1-403-2285861.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Central Fund of Canada (CEF)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  26 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  31 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  57
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Analyst Ratings

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Earnings

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Estimates

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Dividends

Central Fund of Canada (NYSEAMERICAN:CEF) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
9/1/2017annual$0.010.08%10/30/201710/31/201711/14/2017
8/26/2016annual$0.010.07%10/27/201610/31/201611/14/2016
8/21/2015annual$0.010.09%10/28/201510/30/201511/13/2015
8/22/2014annual$0.010.07%10/29/201410/31/201411/14/2014
8/23/2013annual$0.010.06%10/29/201310/31/201311/14/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Central Fund of Canada (NYSEAMERICAN CEF)

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Headlines

Central Fund of Canada (NYSEAMERICAN CEF) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
Central Fund of Canada Limited (CEF) Short Interest UpdateCentral Fund of Canada Limited (CEF) Short Interest Update
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 25 at 1:10 AM
Short Interest in Central Fund of Canada Limited (CEF) Rises By 38.0%Short Interest in Central Fund of Canada Limited (CEF) Rises By 38.0%
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 11 at 7:58 PM
Central Fund of Canada Becomes Oversold (CEF)Central Fund of Canada Becomes Oversold (CEF)
www.nasdaq.com - December 8 at 8:41 AM

SEC Filings

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This page was last updated on 2/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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