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Capex BASE:CAPXD Stock Report

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10 Aug, 2022


Company Financials
CAPXD fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance3/6
Financial Health4/6

CAPXD Stock Overview

Capex S.A., an integrated energy company, engages in the generation and sale of thermal electric and renewable power in Argentina.

Capex Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Capex
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceAR$459.50
52 Week HighAR$505.00
52 Week LowAR$73.70
1 Month Change37.37%
3 Month Change36.76%
1 Year Change489.10%
3 Year Change775.24%
5 Year Change538.64%
Change since IPO17,862.63%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

CAPXDAR Renewable EnergyAR Market

Return vs Industry: CAPXD exceeded the AR Renewable Energy industry which returned -9.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CAPXD exceeded the AR Market which returned 76.5% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is CAPXD's price volatile compared to industry and market?
CAPXD volatility
CAPXD Average Weekly Movement8.5%
Renewable Energy Industry Average Movement5.0%
Market Average Movement6.4%
10% most volatile stocks in AR Market8.4%
10% least volatile stocks in AR Market5.0%

Stable Share Price: CAPXD is more volatile than 90% of AR stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.

Volatility Over Time: CAPXD's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of AR stocks.

About the Company


Capex S.A., an integrated energy company, engages in the generation and sale of thermal electric and renewable power in Argentina. It also explores and produces hydrocarbon; explores for oil and gas; and produces and sells oil, propane, butane, and gasoline. The company was founded in 1988 and is based in Vicente López, Argentina.

Capex Fundamentals Summary

How do Capex's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
CAPXD fundamental statistics
Market CapAR$82.62b
Earnings (TTM)AR$4.72b
Revenue (TTM)AR$39.81b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
CAPXD income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueAR$19.55b
Gross ProfitAR$20.26b
Other ExpensesAR$15.54b

Last Reported Earnings

Apr 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)26.24
Gross Margin50.89%
Net Profit Margin11.85%
Debt/Equity Ratio68.5%

How did CAPXD perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is CAPXD undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 3/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for CAPXD?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

CAPXD key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue2.6x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA4.9x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does CAPXD's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

CAPXD PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for CAPXD vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average26.5x
CEPU Central Puerto
GBAN Naturgy BAN
CGPA2 Camuzzi Gas Pampeana
PAMP Pampa Energía

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: CAPXD is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (17.5x) compared to the peer average (26.5x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does CAPXD's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Global Renewable Energy Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: CAPXD is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (17.5x) compared to the South American Renewable Energy industry average (12.6x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is CAPXD's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

CAPXD PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio17.5x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate CAPXD's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of CAPXD when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: CAPXD (ARS459.5) is trading below our estimate of fair value (ARS2454.45)

Significantly Below Fair Value: CAPXD is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.

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Future Growth

How is Capex forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted Utilities industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Capex has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

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  • Examine whether Capex is trading at an attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.

Past Performance

How has Capex performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 3/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CAPXD has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: CAPXD became profitable in the past.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CAPXD's earnings have grown by 8.2% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: CAPXD has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: CAPXD has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Renewable Energy industry (12%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: CAPXD's Return on Equity (11.1%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Capex's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 4/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CAPXD's short term assets (ARS17.3B) exceed its short term liabilities (ARS12.9B).

Long Term Liabilities: CAPXD's short term assets (ARS17.3B) do not cover its long term liabilities (ARS36.1B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CAPXD's net debt to equity ratio (49.6%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: CAPXD's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 97% to 68.5% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: CAPXD's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (61.1%).

Interest Coverage: CAPXD's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (6x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is Capex current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CAPXD's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CAPXD's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CAPXD's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CAPXD's dividend payments have been increasing.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as CAPXD has not reported any payouts.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Capex has no CEO, or we have no data on them.


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Capex S.A.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Capex S.A.
  • Ticker: CAPXD
  • Exchange: BASE
  • Founded: 1988
  • Industry: Independent Power Producers and Energy Traders
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Implied Market Cap: AR$82.619b
  • Shares outstanding: 179.80m
  • Website:


  • Capex S.A.
  • Carlos F. Melo 630
  • Vicente López
  • Buenos Aires
  • 1638
  • Argentina


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/08/10 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/08/10 00:00
Annual Earnings2022/04/30

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.