CENTRICA PLC/S (OTCMKTS:CPYYY)’s share price shot up 0.6% during trading on Monday . The company traded as high as $2.21 and last traded at $2.19. 9,229 shares were traded during mid-day trading, a decline of 91% from the average session volume of 105,730 shares. The stock had previously closed at $2.18.
A number of research firms have recently commented on CPYYY. UBS Group reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of CENTRICA PLC/S in a report on Wednesday, July 29th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded CENTRICA PLC/S from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, July 20th. Jefferies Financial Group upgraded CENTRICA PLC/S from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 28th. ValuEngine downgraded CENTRICA PLC/S from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 1st. Finally, HSBC upgraded CENTRICA PLC/S from a “reduce” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 4th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $4.75.
The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.50, a current ratio of 0.93 and a quick ratio of 0.89. The company has a market capitalization of $3.20 billion, a P/E ratio of 5.92, a PEG ratio of 1.31 and a beta of 1.22. The company has a 50 day moving average of $2.38 and a 200-day moving average of $2.14.
Centrica plc operates as an integrated energy company in the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, Germany, Norway, rest of Europe, the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company operates through Centrica Consumer, Centrica Business, and Exploration & Production segments. It supplies gas and electricity to residential customers, as well as offers energy-related services; and generates power from combined cycle gas turbines and nuclear assets.
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