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CEN

Contact Energy NZSE:CEN Stock Report

Last Price

NZ$7.85

Market Cap

NZ$6.1b

7D

0%

1Y

4.0%

Updated

28 Jan, 2023

Data

Company Financials +

CEN Stock Overview

Contact Energy Limited generates and sells electricity and natural gas in New Zealand.

CEN fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation1/6
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance3/6
Financial Health4/6
Dividends3/6

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Contact Energy Limited Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Contact Energy
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceNZ$7.85
52 Week HighNZ$8.42
52 Week LowNZ$6.82
Beta0.36
1 Month Change0%
3 Month Change7.53%
1 Year Change3.97%
3 Year Change5.51%
5 Year Change44.04%
Change since IPO135.03%

Recent News & Updates

Return Trends At Contact Energy (NZSE:CEN) Aren't Appealing

Nov 11
Return Trends At Contact Energy (NZSE:CEN) Aren't Appealing

Is Contact Energy (NZSE:CEN) Using Too Much Debt?

Sep 29
Is Contact Energy (NZSE:CEN) Using Too Much Debt?

Recent updates

Return Trends At Contact Energy (NZSE:CEN) Aren't Appealing

Nov 11
Return Trends At Contact Energy (NZSE:CEN) Aren't Appealing

Is Contact Energy (NZSE:CEN) Using Too Much Debt?

Sep 29
Is Contact Energy (NZSE:CEN) Using Too Much Debt?

Contact Energy (NZSE:CEN) Seems To Use Debt Rather Sparingly

May 18
Contact Energy (NZSE:CEN) Seems To Use Debt Rather Sparingly

Contact Energy Limited (NZSE:CEN) Shares Could Be 44% Below Their Intrinsic Value Estimate

May 02
Contact Energy Limited (NZSE:CEN) Shares Could Be 44% Below Their Intrinsic Value Estimate

There's Been No Shortage Of Growth Recently For Contact Energy's (NZSE:CEN) Returns On Capital

Mar 25
There's Been No Shortage Of Growth Recently For Contact Energy's (NZSE:CEN) Returns On Capital

Contact Energy (NZSE:CEN) Will Pay A Larger Dividend Than Last Year At NZ$0.16

Feb 16
Contact Energy (NZSE:CEN) Will Pay A Larger Dividend Than Last Year At NZ$0.16

I Ran A Stock Scan For Earnings Growth And Contact Energy (NZSE:CEN) Passed With Ease

Feb 07
I Ran A Stock Scan For Earnings Growth And Contact Energy (NZSE:CEN) Passed With Ease

Is Contact Energy Limited (NZSE:CEN) Trading At A 43% Discount?

Jan 17
Is Contact Energy Limited (NZSE:CEN) Trading At A 43% Discount?

Contact Energy (NZSE:CEN) Seems To Use Debt Rather Sparingly

Dec 25
Contact Energy (NZSE:CEN) Seems To Use Debt Rather Sparingly

Contact Energy (NZSE:CEN) Has Some Way To Go To Become A Multi-Bagger

Sep 27
Contact Energy (NZSE:CEN) Has Some Way To Go To Become A Multi-Bagger

Contact Energy (NZSE:CEN) Has A Rock Solid Balance Sheet

Sep 08
Contact Energy (NZSE:CEN) Has A Rock Solid Balance Sheet

Contact Energy (NZSE:CEN) Has Announced That Its Dividend Will Be Reduced To NZ$0.23

Aug 18
Contact Energy (NZSE:CEN) Has Announced That Its Dividend Will Be Reduced To NZ$0.23

Are Investors Undervaluing Contact Energy Limited (NZSE:CEN) By 37%?

Aug 05
Are Investors Undervaluing Contact Energy Limited (NZSE:CEN) By 37%?

Here's Why We Think Contact Energy (NZSE:CEN) Is Well Worth Watching

Jul 14
Here's Why We Think Contact Energy (NZSE:CEN) Is Well Worth Watching

Is Contact Energy Limited (NZSE:CEN) Trading At A 27% Discount?

Apr 30
Is Contact Energy Limited (NZSE:CEN) Trading At A 27% Discount?

With EPS Growth And More, Contact Energy (NZSE:CEN) Is Interesting

Apr 12
With EPS Growth And More, Contact Energy (NZSE:CEN) Is Interesting

Why It Might Not Make Sense To Buy Contact Energy Limited (NZSE:CEN) For Its Upcoming Dividend

Mar 07
Why It Might Not Make Sense To Buy Contact Energy Limited (NZSE:CEN) For Its Upcoming Dividend

We Think You Should Be Aware Of Some Concerning Factors In Contact Energy's (NZSE:CEN) Earnings

Feb 22
We Think You Should Be Aware Of Some Concerning Factors In Contact Energy's (NZSE:CEN) Earnings

Contact Energy Limited Just Beat Revenue Estimates By 7.6%

Feb 16
Contact Energy Limited Just Beat Revenue Estimates By 7.6%

Contact Energy (NZSE:CEN) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

Feb 15
Contact Energy (NZSE:CEN) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

Contact Energy Limited (NZSE:CEN) Insiders Have Been Selling

Jan 29
Contact Energy Limited (NZSE:CEN) Insiders Have Been Selling

Investors In Contact Energy Limited (NZSE:CEN) Should Consider This, First

Jan 16
Investors In Contact Energy Limited (NZSE:CEN) Should Consider This, First

Do Institutions Own Contact Energy Limited (NZSE:CEN) Shares?

Jan 01
Do Institutions Own Contact Energy Limited (NZSE:CEN) Shares?

Does This Valuation Of Contact Energy Limited (NZSE:CEN) Imply Investors Are Overpaying?

Dec 17
Does This Valuation Of Contact Energy Limited (NZSE:CEN) Imply Investors Are Overpaying?

Contact Energy (NZSE:CEN) Has Gifted Shareholders With A Fantastic 133% Total Return On Their Investment

Dec 05
Contact Energy (NZSE:CEN) Has Gifted Shareholders With A Fantastic 133% Total Return On Their Investment

Shareholder Returns

CENNZ Electric UtilitiesNZ Market
7D0%1.0%0.5%
1Y4.0%5.2%-4.1%

Return vs Industry: CEN underperformed the NZ Electric Utilities industry which returned 5.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CEN exceeded the NZ Market which returned -4.1% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is CEN's price volatile compared to industry and market?
CEN volatility
CEN Average Weekly Movement3.0%
Electric Utilities Industry Average Movement3.1%
Market Average Movement3.9%
10% most volatile stocks in NZ Market7.3%
10% least volatile stocks in NZ Market2.6%

Stable Share Price: CEN is less volatile than 75% of NZ stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.

Volatility Over Time: CEN's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
19951,010Mike Fugehttps://contact.co.nz

Contact Energy Limited generates and sells electricity and natural gas in New Zealand. The company operates through two segments, Wholesale and Retail. The Wholesale segment sells electricity to the wholesale electricity market, and commercial and industrial customers.

Contact Energy Limited Fundamentals Summary

How do Contact Energy's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
CEN fundamental statistics
Market CapNZ$6.15b
Earnings (TTM)NZ$182.00m
Revenue (TTM)NZ$2.39b

33.8x

P/E Ratio

2.6x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
CEN income statement (TTM)
RevenueNZ$2.39b
Cost of RevenueNZ$1.86b
Gross ProfitNZ$530.20m
Other ExpensesNZ$348.20m
EarningsNZ$182.00m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date

Feb 13, 2023

Earnings per share (EPS)0.23
Gross Margin22.21%
Net Profit Margin7.62%
Debt/Equity Ratio37.8%

How did CEN perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

4.5%

Current Dividend Yield

150%

Payout Ratio