Centrica plc operates as an integrated energy company in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Norway, North America, and internationally.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£0.60|
|52 Week High||UK£0.36|
|52 Week Low||UK£0.61|
|1 Month Change||8.63%|
|3 Month Change||29.95%|
|1 Year Change||58.95%|
|3 Year Change||-58.97%|
|5 Year Change||-71.39%|
|Change since IPO||-29.86%|
Recent News & Updates
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|CNA||GB Integrated Utilities||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: CNA exceeded the UK Integrated Utilities industry which returned 14.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CNA exceeded the UK Market which returned 26.7% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: CNA is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CNA's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Centrica plc operates as an integrated energy company in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Norway, North America, and internationally. The company operates through British Gas, Energy Marketing & Trading, Centrica Business Solutions, Bord Gáis Energy, and Upstream 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.
Centrica Fundamentals Summary
|CNA fundamental statistics|
Is CNA overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|CNA income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£9.08b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Feb 24, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.14|
|Net Profit Margin||6.34%|
How did CNA perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Centrica undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: CNA (£0.6) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£2.58)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CNA is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CNA is good value based on its PE Ratio (4.3x) compared to the European Integrated Utilities industry average (16x).
PE vs Market: CNA is good value based on its PE Ratio (4.3x) compared to the UK market (21.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: CNA is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (85.6x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CNA is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.4x) compared to the XE Integrated Utilities industry average (1.7x).
How is Centrica forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 12 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CNA's forecast earnings growth (0.05% per year) is below the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: CNA's earnings (0.05% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the UK market (12.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: CNA's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: CNA's revenue (0.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the UK market (5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CNA's revenue (0.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: CNA's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (19.4%).
How has Centrica performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CNA has a large one-off loss of £1.1B impacting its June 30 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: CNA became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CNA has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by -32.8% per year.
Accelerating Growth: CNA has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: CNA has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Integrated Utilities industry (28.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst CNA's Return on Equity (26.09%) is high, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
How is Centrica's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CNA's short term assets (£9.8B) exceed its short term liabilities (£6.9B).
Long Term Liabilities: CNA's short term assets (£9.8B) exceed its long term liabilities (£7.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CNA's debt to equity ratio (127.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: CNA's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 238.2% to 127.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CNA's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (28.7%).
Interest Coverage: CNA's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (10.5x coverage).
What is Centrica current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CNA's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CNA'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 CNA's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CNA's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: CNA is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of CNA's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the UK market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. Chris O’Shea serves as Group Chief Executive at Centrica Plc since April 14, 2020 and served as Interim Group Chief Executive at Centrica Plc since March 17, 2020 until April 14, 2020. He served as the...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Chris's total compensation ($USD1.05M) is below average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD2.25M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Chris's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: CNA's management team is considered experienced (2.5 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: CNA's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.1 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: CNA insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Centrica plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Centrica plc
- Ticker: CNA
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1995
- Industry: Multi-Utilities
- Sector: Utilities
- Market Cap: UK£3.516b
- Shares outstanding: 5.82b
- Website: https://www.centrica.com
Number of Employees
- Centrica plc
- Maidenhead Road
- SL4 5GD
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/27 21:40|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/27 00:00|
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