Royal Bank of Canada upgraded shares of CENTRICA PLC/S (OTCMKTS:CPYYY) from an underperform rating to a sector perform rating in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, The Fly reports.
Other research analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of CENTRICA PLC/S from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Tuesday. Societe Generale began coverage on shares of CENTRICA PLC/S in a research report on Friday, June 7th. They issued a hold rating for the company. HSBC upgraded shares of CENTRICA PLC/S from a reduce rating to a hold rating in a research report on Monday. Barclays began coverage on shares of CENTRICA PLC/S in a research report on Friday, May 17th. They issued an underweight rating for the company. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut shares of CENTRICA PLC/S from an overweight rating to a neutral rating in a research report on Monday, April 15th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and eleven have issued a hold rating to the company. CENTRICA PLC/S presently has a consensus rating of Hold.
OTCMKTS CPYYY traded up $0.01 on Thursday, hitting $3.65. The stock had a trading volume of 79,530 shares, compared to its average volume of 100,632. CENTRICA PLC/S has a one year low of $3.62 and a one year high of $8.29. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.11, a quick ratio of 0.98 and a current ratio of 1.03. The stock has a market cap of $5.15 billion, a PE ratio of 6.19, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.09 and a beta of 0.22. The firm’s 50-day simple moving average is $4.51.
Centrica plc operates as an integrated energy company in the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, Germany, Norway, rest of Europe, the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company operates through Centrica Consumer, Centrica Business, and Exploration & Production 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.
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