Capital Power Corp Company Profile (TSE:CPX)

About Capital Power Corp (TSE:CPX)

Capital Power Corp logoCapital Power Corporation acquires, develops, operates, and optimizes power generation facilities in Canada and the United States. It generates electricity from various energy sources, such as natural gas, coal, landfill gas, wind, solid fuels, and solar. As of February 21, 2017, the company owned approximately 3,200 megawatts of power generation capacity at 18 facilities; and 700 megawatts of owned generation capacity under the advanced stages of development. Capital Power Corporation was founded in 1891 and is headquartered in Edmonton, Canada.

Industry, Sector and Symbol: Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: C$2.69 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 104,111,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$24.76
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$25.14
  • 52 Week Range: C$19.90 - C$26.43
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 11.15
  • P/E Growth: 2.83
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$1.19 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.26
  • Book Value: C$29.23 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.88
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 0.7%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: C$490 million
  • Net Margins: 53.23%
  • Return on Equity: 13.72%
  • Return on Assets: 6.46%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 200,987 shs.
  • Short Ratio: 3.83
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Capital Power Corp (TSE:CPX)

What is Capital Power Corp's stock symbol?

Capital Power Corp trades on the Tornton Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol "CPX."

How often does Capital Power Corp pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Capital Power Corp?

Capital Power Corp announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 26th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 29th will be given a dividend of 0.417 per share on Tuesday, October 31st. This represents a $1.67 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.47%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 28th. This is a boost from Capital Power Corp's previous quarterly dividend of $0.34. View Capital Power Corp's Dividend History.

How were Capital Power Corp's earnings last quarter?

Capital Power Corp (TSE:CPX) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 26th. The company reported $0.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.28 by $0.01. The business earned $201 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $244.84 million. Capital Power Corp had a net margin of 53.23% and a return on equity of 13.72%. View Capital Power Corp's Earnings History.

When will Capital Power Corp make its next earnings announcement?

Capital Power Corp is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, October, 23rd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Capital Power Corp.

Where is Capital Power Corp's stock going? Where will Capital Power Corp's stock price be in 2017?

8 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Capital Power Corp's shares. Their predictions range from C$22.00 to C$33.00. On average, they expect Capital Power Corp's stock price to reach C$27.31 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Capital Power Corp.

Who are some of Capital Power Corp's key competitors?

Who are Capital Power Corp's key executives?

Capital Power Corp's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Donald James Lowry, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Brian Tellef Vaasjo, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Bryan DeNeve, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Finance
  • B. Kathryn Chisholm, Senior Vice President - Legal and External Relations, Corporate Secretary
  • Darcy John Trufyn, Senior Vice President - Operations, Engineering and Construction
  • Mark A.P. Zimmerman, Senior Vice President - Corporate Development and Commercial Services
  • Jacquelyn Marie Pylypiuk, Vice President - Human Resources
  • Katharine B. Stevenson, Director
  • Keith Trent, Director
  • Albrecht Wilhelm Albert Bellstedt J.D., QC., Independent Director

How do I buy Capital Power Corp stock?

Shares of Capital Power Corp and other Canadian stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Brokers that permit trading on the TSX include Fidelity, Interactive Brokers, PennTrade and Charles Schwab.

What is Capital Power Corp's stock price today?

One share of Capital Power Corp stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$25.80.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Capital Power Corp (TSE CPX)
Community Ranking:  1.5 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  114 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  254 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  368
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Capital Power Corp and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Capital Power Corp (TSE:CPX) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: C$27.31

Analysts' Ratings History for Capital Power Corp (TSE:CPX)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/2/2017National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetOutperformC$32.00 -> C$33.00View Rating Details
7/27/2017TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetHoldC$26.00 -> C$28.00View Rating Details
5/2/2017ScotiabankReiterated RatingSector PerformC$26.00View Rating Details
5/2/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.Boost Price TargetOutperformC$28.00 -> C$30.00View Rating Details
4/25/2017BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform -> OutperformC$26.00 -> C$28.00View Rating Details
2/22/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector PerformC$25.00 -> C$27.00View Rating Details
2/9/2017CIBCBoost Price TargetC$23.00 -> C$25.00View Rating Details
12/20/2016GMP SecuritiesLower Price TargetBuyC$28.50 -> C$26.75View Rating Details
12/9/2016CSFBBoost Price TargetC$18.00 -> C$22.00View Rating Details
7/26/2016FirstEnergy CapitalBoost Price TargetC$17.00 -> C$19.00View Rating Details
2/4/2016Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetC$24.00 -> C$20.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 8/17/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Capital Power Corp (TSE:CPX)
Earnings by Quarter for Capital Power Corp (TSE:CPX)
Earnings History by Quarter for Capital Power Corp (TSE CPX)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/23/2017$0.32N/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2017Q2 2017$0.28$0.27$244.84 million$201.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2015Q2$0.17($0.32)$83.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/24/2014Q3$0.40$0.11$248.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2014$0.23$0.07$240.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2014$0.41$0.33$308.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Capital Power Corp (TSE:CPX)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.02
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.33$0.33$0.33
Q2 20171$0.19$0.19$0.19
Q3 20171$0.23$0.23$0.23
Q4 20171$0.27$0.27$0.27
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Capital Power Corp (TSE CPX)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/26/2017Quarterly$0.429/28/20179/29/201710/31/2017
4/24/2015$0.286/26/20156/30/20157/31/2015
2/25/2015$0.273/27/20153/31/20154/30/2015
11/20/2014quarterly$0.3412/29/201412/31/20141/30/2015
7/25/2014quarterly$0.349/26/20149/30/201410/31/2014
4/25/2014$0.296/26/20146/30/20147/31/2014
2/28/2014$0.283/27/20143/31/20144/30/2014
11/20/2013$0.3012/27/201312/31/20131/31/2014
7/26/2013quarterly$0.329/30/201310/31/2013
4/26/2013quarterly$0.326/28/20137/31/2013
3/4/2013quarterly$0.323/28/20134/30/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Capital Power Corp (TSE:CPX)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Capital Power Corp (TSE:CPX)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Capital Power Corp (TSE:CPX)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/6/2017Bryan DeneveInsiderSell300C$25.08C$7,524.00
5/25/2017Bryan DeneveInsiderSell260C$25.83C$6,715.80
1/18/2016Jacquelyn Marie PylypiukInsiderBuy1,335C$16.69C$22,279.95
11/27/2015Darcy TrufynInsiderBuy10,000C$16.84C$168,400.00
11/24/2015Bryan DeneveInsiderBuy2,056C$16.47C$33,862.32
11/24/2015Philip LachambreDirectorBuy1,000C$16.45C$16,450.00
11/9/2015Mark A.P. ZimmermanInsiderBuy3,400C$19.00C$64,600.00
6/29/2015Brian Tellef VaasjoDirectorBuy18,000C$21.84C$393,085.80
4/2/2015Richard Herbert CruickshankDirectorBuy1,700C$24.18C$41,106.00
4/1/2015Richard Herbert CruickshankDirectorBuy1,200C$24.10C$28,920.00
3/30/2015Donald James LowryDirectorBuy4,000C$23.85C$95,400.00
3/24/2015Stuart LeeInsiderBuy1,946C$25.39C$49,408.94
10/29/2014Stuart LeeInsiderBuy5,300C$25.58C$135,574.00
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Capital Power Corp (TSE:CPX)
Latest Headlines for Capital Power Corp (TSE:CPX)
Source:
DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Capital Power Corp. : August 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 16 at 5:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCapital Power releases 2016 Corporate Responsibility Report
finance.yahoo.com - August 15 at 6:11 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCapital Power announces increased size and closing of C$150 million offering of 5.75% Cumulative Minimum Rate Reset Preferred Shares
finance.yahoo.com - August 9 at 5:41 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCapital Power Corp (TSE:CPX) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 4 at 10:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCapital Power Corp. :CPX-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 2, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 2 at 6:17 PM
fool.ca logoThese 2 Energy Stocks Just Raised Their Dividends by 6-8% - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - August 1 at 11:12 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFY2017 EPS Estimates for Capital Power Corp (TSE:CPX) Decreased by National Bank Financial
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 31 at 8:21 AM
fool.ca logoWhy Capital Power Corp. Surged 4.7% on Wednesday
www.fool.ca - July 27 at 5:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCapital Power Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CPX-CA : July 27, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 5:46 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCapital Power Corp (TSE:CPX) Releases Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.01 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 2:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCapital Power Corp (CPX) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.42
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 12:50 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of CPX.TO earnings conference call or presentation 26-Jul-17 3:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 3:25 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCapital Power declares dividends for its Common and Preference shares and announces a 7.1% dividend increase for its common shares
finance.yahoo.com - July 26 at 6:02 PM
fool.ca logoDiversify and Get Dividends With These 3 Stocks - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - July 24 at 11:06 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCapital Power Corp (TSE:CPX) Set to Announce Earnings on Wednesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 19 at 10:10 AM
nasdaq.com logoThis Stock Has A 6.48% Yield And Sells For Less Than Book - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - July 8 at 10:11 PM
nasdaq.com logoCapital Power Corp Crosses Below Key Moving Average Level
www.nasdaq.com - July 6 at 6:44 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCapital Power announces dates for release of second quarter 2017 financial results and analyst conference call
finance.yahoo.com - June 28 at 5:24 PM
nasdaq.com logoCapital Power Corp's Cumulative Rate Reset Preference Shares Ex-Dividend Reminder
www.nasdaq.com - June 13 at 4:06 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCapital Power adds nearly 1,000 megawatts of contracted generation
finance.yahoo.com - June 13 at 12:31 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCapital Power Corp (CPX) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 13 at 8:46 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCapital Power Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CPX-CA : June 6, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 6 at 4:44 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCapital Power named one of Canada's '50 Best Corporate Citizens' for seventh consecutive year
finance.yahoo.com - June 6 at 4:44 PM
nasdaq.com logoCapital Power's Preference Series 1 Shares Cross 5% Yield Mark
www.nasdaq.com - May 31 at 4:29 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCapital Power Corp. – Value Analysis (TORONTO:CPX) : May 23, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 23 at 3:25 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCapital Power Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CPX-CA : May 22, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 22 at 12:27 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCapital Power Corp (CPX) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 19 at 9:23 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoResearch Reports Initiated on Utilities Stocks: Capital Power, Just Energy Group, Valener, and Crius Energy Trust
finance.yahoo.com - May 12 at 5:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFY2017 EPS Estimates for Capital Power Corp Raised by National Bank Financial (CPX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 3:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCapital Power Corp (CPX) Price Target Raised to C$30.00 at Raymond James Financial, Inc.
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 1:03 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCapital Power Corp's (CPX) Hold Rating Reiterated at TD Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 1:02 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoScotiabank Reaffirms "Sector Perform" Rating for Capital Power Corp (CPX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 1:02 AM
baystreet.ca logoCapital Power Corp: Still Cheap After Going up 40%
www.baystreet.ca - May 2 at 7:50 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of CPX.TO earnings conference call or presentation 1-May-17 3:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 7:50 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCapital Power reports voting results from the 2017 annual meeting of shareholders
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 7:50 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCapital Power reports solid first quarter 2017 results
finance.yahoo.com - May 1 at 8:24 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCapital Power Corp (CPX) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Monday
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 1:23 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCapital Power Corp (CPX) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Monday
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 1:23 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFY2017 EPS Estimates for Capital Power Corp Lifted by Analyst (CPX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 12:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCapital Power Corp (CPX) Price Target Raised to C$28.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 9:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCapital Power Corp (CPX) Given New C$26.00 Price Target at TD Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 9:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoScotiabank Reiterates Sector Perform Rating for Capital Power Corp (CPX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 9:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCapital Power Corp (CPX) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 11:17 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoIIROC Trading Halt - CPX.R
finance.yahoo.com - April 24 at 9:26 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCapital Power announces closing of $183 million subscription receipt offering
finance.yahoo.com - April 24 at 9:26 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoIIROC Trade Resumption - CPX.R
finance.yahoo.com - April 24 at 9:26 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Capital Power Corp. : April 17, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 17 at 4:15 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCapital Power announces closing of the 284 megawatt contracted thermal portfolio acquisition from Veresen Inc.
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 4:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoIIROC Trade Resumption - CPX
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 10:34 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoIIROC Trading Halt - CPX
finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 9:30 PM

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