CNA:LSE-Centrica PLC (GBX)

COMMON STOCK | Utilities-Independent Power Producers | LSE

Last Closing Price

GBX 81.84

Change

+0.44 (+0.54)%

Market Cap

GBX 4.81B

Volume

9.37M

Avg Analyst Target

GBX 96.33 (+17.71%)

Avg User Target

GBX
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


CNA Stock Forecast & Price:
Based on the Centrica PLC stock forecasts from 3 analysts, the average analyst target price for Centrica PLC is GBX 96.33 over the next 12 months. Centrica PLC’s average analyst rating is Strong Buy. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Centrica PLC is Neutral, which is based on 5 positive signals and 5 negative signals. At the last closing, Centrica PLC’s stock price was GBX 81.84. Centrica PLC’s stock price has changed by -0.44% over the past week, +1.61% over the past month and +56.00% over the last year.

About Centrica PLC (CNA:LSE)

Centrica plc operates as an integrated energy company in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Norway, North America, and internationally. The company operates through British Gas Services & Solutions, British Gas Energy, Centrica Business Solutions, Bord Gáis Energy, Energy Marketing & ...Read More

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Largest Industry Peers for Utilities-Independent Power Producers

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
OPG:LSE OPG Power Venture Plc

N/A

GBX0.02B 302.50 1.51
RUR:LSE Rurelec

-0.03 (-4.17%)

GBX3.37M N/A -0.64

ETFs Containing CNA

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Utilities-Independent Power Producers)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 14.46% 67% D+ 91% A-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 14.46% 67% D+ 91% A-
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 54.77% 100% A+ 97% A+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 54.77% 100% A+ 97% A+
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -59.38% 67% D+ 13% F
Dividend Return 12.66% 100% A+ 70% C-
Total Return -46.73% 100% A+ 15% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -10.75% 33% F 8% F
Dividend Return 3.77% 100% A+ 86% B
Total Return -6.98% 67% D+ 10% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 38.29% 67% D+ 34% F
Risk Adjusted Return -18.23% 67% D+ 16% F
Market Capitalization 4.81B 100% A+ 78% C+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Utilities-Independent Power Producers)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 814.00 50% F 22% F
Price/Book Ratio 2.10 33% F 31% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 2.98 33% F 68% D+
EV/EBITDA 3.93 33% F 56% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 26.57% 100% A+ 68% D+
Return on Invested Capital -4.68% 67% D+ 25% F
Return on Assets 0.69% 67% D+ 31% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 134.33% 50% F 14% F
Technical Ratios  
Dividend Yield 31.45% 100% A+ 99% A+
Short Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta 1.13 33% F 30% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What to not like:
Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector