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Centrus Energy NYSEAM:LEU Stock Report

Last Price

US$43.57

Market Cap

US$631.3m

7D

12.3%

1Y

88.5%

Updated

12 Aug, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
LEU fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation3/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance3/6
Financial Health1/6
Dividends0/6

LEU Stock Overview

Centrus Energy Corp. supplies nuclear fuel and services for the nuclear power industry in the United States, Japan, Belgium, and internationally.

Centrus Energy Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Centrus Energy
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$43.57
52 Week HighUS$88.88
52 Week LowUS$17.36
Beta2.32
1 Month Change60.12%
3 Month Change104.65%
1 Year Change88.45%
3 Year Change1,342.33%
5 Year Change989.25%
Change since IPO-98.88%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

LEUUS Oil and GasUS Market
7D12.3%7.2%3.2%
1Y88.5%58.4%-10.1%

Return vs Industry: LEU exceeded the US Oil and Gas industry which returned 54.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: LEU exceeded the US Market which returned -11.7% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is LEU's price volatile compared to industry and market?
LEU volatility
LEU Average Weekly Movement13.8%
Oil and Gas Industry Average Movement8.9%
Market Average Movement7.7%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.9%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.2%

Stable Share Price: LEU is more volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 14% a week.

Volatility Over Time: LEU's weekly volatility (14%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of US stocks.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
1998266Dan Ponemanhttps://www.centrusenergy.com

Centrus Energy Corp. supplies nuclear fuel and services for the nuclear power industry in the United States, Japan, Belgium, and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Low-Enriched Uranium (LEU) and Technical Solutions. The LEU segment sells separative work units (SWU) component of LEU; SWU and natural uranium components of LEU; and natural uranium for utilities that operate nuclear power plants.

Centrus Energy Fundamentals Summary

How do Centrus Energy's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
LEU fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$631.27m
Earnings (TTM)US$163.60m
Revenue (TTM)US$314.70m

3.9x

P/E Ratio

2.0x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
LEU income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$314.70m
Cost of RevenueUS$161.80m
Gross ProfitUS$152.90m
Other Expenses-US$10.70m
EarningsUS$163.60m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)11.29
Gross Margin48.59%
Net Profit Margin51.99%
Debt/Equity Ratio-158.8%

How did LEU perform over the long term?

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

Valuation

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

Valuation Score

3/6

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 LEU?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

LEU 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/Revenue2.1x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA3.8x
PEG Ratio-0.09x

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

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

LEU PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for LEU vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average7.3x
NRP Natural Resource Partners
3xn/aUS$549.6m
NC NACCO Industries
4.1xn/aUS$338.1m
ARCH Arch Resources
2.8x-52.2%US$2.8b
CEIX CONSOL Energy
19.3x38.6%US$2.4b
LEU Centrus Energy
3.9x-43.0%US$631.3m

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: LEU is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (3.9x) compared to the peer average (7.3x).


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does LEU's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Oil and Gas Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: LEU is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (3.9x) compared to the US Oil and Gas industry average (9.7x)


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is LEU'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.

LEU PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio3.9x
Fair PE Ratio6.5x

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: LEU is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (3.9x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (6.5x).


Share Price vs Fair Value

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

Below Fair Value: LEU ($43.57) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($42.36)

Significantly Below Fair Value: LEU is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Analyst Price Targets

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

Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price, but there are not enough analysts covering the stock to determine statistical confidence in agreement.


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Future Growth

How is Centrus Energy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

Future Growth Score

0/6

Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


-43.0%

Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: LEU's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-43% per year).

Earnings vs Market: LEU's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-43% per year).

High Growth Earnings: LEU's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: LEU's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-2.4% per year).

High Growth Revenue: LEU's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-2.4% per year).


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if LEU's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Centrus Energy performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

3/6

Past Performance Score 3/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


60.9%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: LEU has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: LEU became profitable in the past.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: LEU has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 60.9% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: LEU has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (203.8%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: LEU's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.


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Financial Health

How is Centrus Energy's financial position?

Financial Health Score

1/6

Financial Health Score 1/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: LEU has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.

Long Term Liabilities: LEU has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: LEU has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.

Reducing Debt: LEU's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.

Debt Coverage: LEU's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.

Interest Coverage: LEU earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Centrus Energy current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

0/6

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 LEU's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate LEU'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 LEU's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LEU'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 LEU has not reported any payouts.


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Management

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

4.6yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Dan Poneman (66 yo)

7.42yrs

Tenure

US$2,097,289

Compensation

Mr. Daniel B. Poneman, also known as Dan, has been the Chief Executive Officer, President and Director of Centrus Energy Corp. since March 23, 2015. Mr. Poneman served as the Chief Strategic Officer at Cen...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Dan's total compensation ($USD2.10M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.92M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Dan's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: LEU's management team is considered experienced (4.6 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: LEU's board of directors are considered experienced (6.6 years average tenure).


Ownership

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


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: LEU insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 3.7%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Centrus Energy Corp.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Centrus Energy Corp.
  • Ticker: LEU
  • Exchange: NYSEAM
  • Founded: 1998
  • Industry: Coal and Consumable Fuels
  • Sector: Energy
  • Implied Market Cap: US$631.268m
  • Shares outstanding: 14.49m
  • Website: https://www.centrusenergy.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Centrus Energy Corp.
  • 6901 Rockledge Drive
  • Suite 800
  • Bethesda
  • Maryland
  • 20817
  • United States

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/08/12 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/08/12 00:00
Earnings2022/06/30
Annual Earnings2021/12/31


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.