Central Puerto S.A. (NYSE:CEPU) price closed higher on Monday, September 13, jumping 17.04% above its previous close.
A look at the daily price movement shows that the last close reads $2.70, with intraday deals fluctuated between $2.96 and $3.25. The company’s 5Y monthly beta was ticking 1.95 while its P/E ratio in the trailing 12-month period read 7.35. Taking into account the 52-week price action we note that the stock hit a 52-week high of $3.05 and 52-week low of $1.90. The stock added 17.04% on its value in the past month.
Central Puerto S.A., which has a market valuation of $475.63 million. Analysts tracking CEPU have forecast the quarterly EPS to shrink by 0 per share this quarter, while the same analysts predict the annual EPS to hit $0.95 for the year 2021 and up to $1.46 for 2022. In this case, analysts estimate an annual EPS growth of 46.20% for the year and 53.70% for the next year.
Staying with the analyst view, there is a consensus estimate of $541.14 million for the company’s annual revenue in 2021. Per this projection, the revenue is forecast to grow 0.20% above that which the company brought in 2021.
Revisions to the company’s EPS highlights a short term direction of a stock’s price movement, which in the last 7 days came up with no upward and no downward reviews. On the technical perspective front, indicators give CEPU a short term outlook of 100% Buy on average. Looking at the stock’s medium term indicators we note that it is averaging as a 100% Buy, while an average of long term indicators are currently assigning the stock as 100% Buy.
Here is a look at the average analyst rating for the stock as represented on a scale of 1.00 to 5.00, with the extremes of 1.00 and 5.00 suggesting the stock is strong buy or strong sell respectively. Specifically, 1 analysts have assigned CEPU a recommendation rating as follows: 0 rate it as a Hold; 1 advise Buy while 0 analyst(s) assign an Overweight rating. 0 analyst(s) have tagged the Central Puerto S.A. (CEPU) stock as Underweight, with 0 recommending Sell. In general, analysts have rated the stock Buy, a scenario likely to bolster investors out for an opportunity to add to their holdings of the company’s shares.
If we dive deeper into the stock’s performance we see the positive picture represented by the PEG ratio, currently standing at 0.20. The overview shows that CEPU’s price is at present 17.45% off the SMA20 and 23.98% from the SMA50. The Relative Strength Index (RSI) metric on the 14-day timeframe is pointing at 64.47, with weekly volatility standing at 8.86%. The indicator jumps to 6.16% when calculated based on the past 30 days. Central Puerto S.A. (NYSE:CEPU)’s beta value is holding at 0, while the average true range (ATR) indicator is currently reading 0.19. Considering analysts have assigned the stock a price target range of $12.10-$12.10 as the low and high respectively, we find the trailing 12-month average consensus price target to be $12.10. Based on this estimate, we see that current price is roughly -282.91% off the estimated low and -282.91% off the forecast high. Investors will no doubt be excited to see the share price fall to $12.10, which is the median consensus price, and at that level CEPU would be -282.91% from current price.
An analysis of the Central Puerto S.A. (NYSE:CEPU) stock in terms of its daily trading volume indicates that the 3-month average is 221.40K. However, this figure increases on the past 10-day timeline to an average of 0.2 million.
Current records show that the company has 150.52M in outstanding shares. The percentage share held by institutions stands at 3.29%. The stats also highlight that short interest as of Jul 14, 2021, stood at 0.21 million shares, which puts the short ratio at the time at 1.12. From this we can glean that short interest is 0.14% of company’s current outstanding shares. Notably, we see that shares short in July rose slightly given the previous month’s figure stood at 0.11 million. But the 17.04% upside, the stock’s price has registered year-to-date as of last trading, will likely reignite investor interest given the prospect of it rallying even higher.