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How to buy Central Puerto stock

Learn how to easily invest in Central Puerto stock.

Central Puerto is an utilities-regulated electric business based in the US. Central Puerto shares (CEPU) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Central Puerto

  1. Compare share trading platforms. Use our comparison table to help you find a platform that fits you.
  2. Open your brokerage account. Complete an application with your details.
  3. Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – CEPU – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.
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Central Puerto stock price (NYSE: CEPU)

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Central Puerto shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-09-27.
Latest market close$4.05
52-week range$2.73 - $5.10
50-day moving average $4.04
200-day moving average $3.64
Wall St. target price$4.55
PE ratio 23.8235
Dividend yield $0 (9.05%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.17

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Is it a good time to buy Central Puerto stock?

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Central Puerto price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $4.05 from 2022-09-26

1 week (2022-09-20) -13.46%
1 month (2022-08-26) -7.32%
3 months (2022-06-28) 31.49%
6 months (2022-03-28) 6.02%
1 year (2021-09-28) 35.91%
2 years (2020-09-28) 92.86%
3 years (2019-09-27) 42.11%
5 years (2017-09-24) N/A

Is Central Puerto stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Central Puerto stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Central Puerto's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Central Puerto's P/E ratio

Central Puerto's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 24x. In other words, Central Puerto shares trade at around 24x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Central Puerto's EBITDA

Central Puerto's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $36 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Central Puerto's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Central Puerto financials

Revenue TTM $57.8 billion
Operating margin TTM 43.94%
Gross profit TTM $27.5 billion
Return on assets TTM 7.01%
Return on equity TTM 9.48%
Profit margin 23.04%
Book value $1,198.10
Market capitalisation $611.6 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Central Puerto share dividends

We're not expecting Central Puerto to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Central Puerto share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Central Puerto's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.73 up to $5.098. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CEPU.US volatility(beta: 1.76)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Central Puerto's is 1.7565. This would suggest that Central Puerto's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Central Puerto overview

Central Puerto S. A. generates and sells electric power to private and public customers in Argentina. It also produces steam. As of December 31, 2021, the company owned and operated five thermal generation plants, one hydroelectric generation plant, and seven wind farms with a total installed capacity of 4,809 MW. Central Puerto S. A.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Central Puerto is owned by institutions?
Currently 3.669% of Central Puerto shares are held by institutions.
When does the fiscal year end for Central Puerto?
Central Puerto's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Central Puerto based?
Central Puerto's address is: Avenida Thomas Edison 2701, Buenos Aires, Argentina, C1104BAB
What is Central Puerto's ISIN number?
Central Puerto's international securities identification number is: US1550382014
What is Central Puerto's CUSIP number?
Central Puerto's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 155038201

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