CET:NYE-Central Securities Corp (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Asset Management | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 29.46

Change

+0.37 (+1.27)%

Market Cap

USD 0.76B

Volume

0.01M

Average Target Price

N/A
Average Analyst Rating

N/A

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Central Securities Corp. is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm invests in the public equity markets of the United States. It also invests on bonds, convertible bonds, preferred stocks, convertible preferred stocks, warrants, options real estate, or short-term obligations of governments, banks and corporations. Central Securities Corp. was founded on October 1, 1929 and is based in New York City.

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Asset Management)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -11.00% 48% F 50% F
Dividend Return 1.07% 5% F 45% F
Total Return -9.93% 42% F 49% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -4.44% 61% D- 57% F
Dividend Return 2.35% 8% F 52% F
Total Return -2.10% 52% F 57% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -0.16% N/A N/A N/A N/A
Dividend Return 0.07% N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -0.09% N/A N/A N/A N/A
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 0.54% N/A N/A N/A N/A
Risk Adjusted Return -16.63% N/A N/A N/A N/A
Market Capitalization 0.76B 83% B 53% 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%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Asset Management)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 2.98 95% A 95% A
Price/Book Ratio 0.76 67% D+ 76% C
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 33.77 11% F 6% F
EV/EBITDA N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 28.53% 97% A+ 92% A-
Return on Invested Capital 1.36% 19% F 22% F
Return on Assets 0.85% 19% F 27% F
Debt to Equity Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 0.19 57% F 89% B+
Short Percent 0.03% 87% B+ 99% A+
Beta 0.91 33% F 62% D-
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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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

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.

Underpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior return on equity

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

Positive cash flow

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

What to not like:
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.

Poor capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor return on assets

The company management has delivered below median return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.