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How to buy Kenon (KEN) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Kenon stocks.

Kenon Holdings Ltd
NYSE: KEN - USD
$50.72
+ $0.45 ( + 0.90%)
UTILITIES-REGULATED ELECTRIC

Kenon is an utilities-regulated electric business based in the US. Kenon stocks (KEN.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $33.6 – an increase of 1.99% over the previous week. Kenon employs 124 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $457.5 million.

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  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.
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Kenon stock price (NYSE:KEN)

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Kenon shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-25.
Latest market close$50.27
52-week range$23.92 - $55.35
50-day moving average $47.22
200-day moving average $39.39
Wall St. target price$29.85
PE ratio 5.6779
Dividend yield $1.86 (14.2%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $12.68

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Is it a good time to buy Kenon stock?

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Kenon price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $50.27 from 2022-01-26

1 week (2022-01-21) 4.29%
1 month (2021-12-28) 2.07%
3 months (2021-10-28) 25.11%
6 months (2021-07-28) 53.03%
1 year (2021-01-28) 81.48%
2 years (2020-01-28) 142.62%
3 years (2019-01-28) 181.78%
5 years (2017-01-26) 287.99%

Is Kenon under- or over-valued?

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

Kenon's P/E ratio

Kenon's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 6x. In other words, Kenon shares trade at around 6x 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.

Kenon's EBITDA

Kenon's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $64.1 million.

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

Kenon financials

Revenue TTM $457.5 million
Operating margin TTM 2.89%
Gross profit TTM $104.4 million
Return on assets TTM 0.28%
Return on equity TTM 5372.92%
Profit margin 149.32%
Book value $29.33
Market capitalisation $2.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Kenon share dividends

55%

Dividend payout ratio: 54.75% of net profits

Recently Kenon has paid out, on average, around 54.75% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 14.2% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Kenon shareholders could enjoy a 14.2% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Kenon's case, that would currently equate to about $1.86 per share.

Kenon's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Kenon's most recent dividend payout was on 26 January 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 17 January 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Kenon share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Kenon's shares have ranged in value from as little as $23.9194 up to $55.35. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

KEN.US volatility(beta: 1.03)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 Kenon's is 1.031. This would suggest that Kenon's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Kenon overview

Kenon Holdings Ltd. , through its subsidiaries, operates as an owner, developer, and operator of power generation facilities in Israel and internationally. It operates in three segments: OPC, Quantum, and ZIM. The company's power generation plants operate on natural gas and diesel with an installed capacity of approximately 610 MW. It also designs, engineers, manufactures, and sells automobiles in China. As of December 31, 2020, the company's Qoros' dealerships included 418 point of sales facilities. In addition, Kenon Holdings Ltd.

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