Centrica (LON:CNA) insider Iain C. Conn acquired 107 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, April 3rd. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 140 ($1.97) per share, for a total transaction of £149.80 ($210.28).
Centrica stock opened at GBX 143.10 ($2.01) on Friday. Centrica has a 1 year low of GBX 119.71 ($1.68) and a 1 year high of GBX 221 ($3.10).
Centrica (LON:CNA) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 22nd. The integrated energy company reported GBX 12.60 ($0.18) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting analysts’ consensus estimates of GBX 12.60 ($0.18). The firm had revenue of GBX 2,802.30 billion for the quarter. Centrica had a net margin of 2.16% and a return on equity of 21.95%.
A number of equities research analysts have recently commented on the stock. Credit Suisse Group raised their price objective on shares of Centrica from GBX 170 ($2.39) to GBX 175 ($2.46) and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, March 23rd. Kepler Capital Markets dropped their price objective on shares of Centrica from GBX 190 ($2.67) to GBX 160 ($2.25) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, February 28th. JPMorgan Chase reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of Centrica in a research note on Monday, February 26th. Royal Bank of Canada raised shares of Centrica to an “outperform” rating and raised their price objective for the stock from GBX 150 ($2.11) to GBX 175 ($2.46) in a research note on Monday, February 26th. Finally, Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a “sell” rating and set a GBX 125 ($1.75) price objective on shares of Centrica in a research note on Wednesday, January 31st. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 180.56 ($2.53).
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Centrica Company Profile
Centrica plc operates as an integrated energy company in the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, North America, Norway, and internationally. The company operates through Energy Supply & Services?UK & Ireland, Energy Supply & Services?North America, Connected Home, Distributed Energy & Power, Energy Marketing & Trading, Exploration & Production, Central Power Generation, and Centrica Storage segments.
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