CENT PUERTO S A/S (NYSE:CEPU) has earned an average broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the two brokers that provide coverage for the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a strong buy recommendation.
Analysts have set a 12-month consensus price target of $17.83 for the company and are forecasting that the company will post $0.39 earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given CENT PUERTO S A/S an industry rank of 205 out of 255 based on the ratings given to related companies.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research downgraded CENT PUERTO S A/S from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, February 7th.
Shares of NYSE:CEPU traded up $0.36 during trading on Friday, hitting $10.04. 216,929 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 188,052. CENT PUERTO S A/S has a 1-year low of $7.80 and a 1-year high of $17.77. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.46 billion and a PE ratio of 7.12. The company has a current ratio of 1.17, a quick ratio of 1.15 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.29.
About CENT PUERTO S A/S
Central Puerto SA generates and sells electric power to private and public customers in Argentina. As of December 31, 2017, the company owned and operated five thermal generation plants and one hydroelectric generation plant with an installed capacity of 3,663 MW. It also operates a wind farm Achiras I with an installed capacity of 48 megawatts, as well as produces steam.
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