Centrica PLC (LON:CNA) insider Margherita D. Valle bought 1,368 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, February 26th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 145 ($2.00) per share, with a total value of £1,983.60 ($2,740.54).
Margherita D. Valle also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Thursday, December 21st, Margherita D. Valle purchased 1,439 shares of Centrica stock. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 138 ($1.91) per share, with a total value of £1,985.82 ($2,743.60).
Shares of Centrica PLC (CNA) traded down GBX 0.55 ($0.01) on Wednesday, reaching GBX 138.65 ($1.92). The company’s stock had a trading volume of 14,451,892 shares, compared to its average volume of 28,320,000. Centrica PLC has a 12 month low of GBX 119.71 ($1.65) and a 12 month high of GBX 221.20 ($3.06). The stock has a market cap of $7,770.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 2,310.83.
Centrica (LON:CNA) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 22nd. The integrated energy company reported GBX 12.60 ($0.17) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of GBX 12.60 ($0.17). Centrica had a net margin of 2.16% and a return on equity of 21.95%. The company had revenue of GBX 2,802.30 billion during the quarter.
The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, June 28th. Investors of record on Thursday, May 10th will be given a dividend of GBX 8.40 ($0.12) per share. This is an increase from Centrica’s previous dividend of $3.60. This represents a dividend yield of 5.83%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 10th.
Several brokerages recently weighed in on CNA. JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 150 ($2.07) target price on shares of Centrica in a research note on Tuesday, February 20th. Royal Bank of Canada lowered their target price on Centrica from GBX 210 ($2.90) to GBX 150 ($2.07) and set a “sector performer” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, November 28th. Kepler Capital Markets restated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 190 ($2.63) target price on shares of Centrica in a research note on Thursday, November 23rd. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 170 ($2.35) price target on shares of Centrica in a report on Friday, March 2nd. Finally, Citigroup reissued a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 145 ($2.00) target price on shares of Centrica in a report on Friday, December 1st. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 180.25 ($2.49).
Centrica plc is an energy and services company. The Company’s segments include Energy Supply & Services-UK & Ireland, Energy Supply & Services-North America, Connected Home, Distributed Energy & Power, Energy Marketing & Trading, Exploration & Production, Central Power Generation and Centrica Storage.
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