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Business Description

Industry: Asset Management » Asset Management    NAICS: 523920    SIC: 6799
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Central Securities Corp is a closed-end management investment company since its incorporation. Its investment objective is growth of capital.

Central Securities Corp was organized on October 1, 1929. It is a closed-end management investment company. Its investment objective is long-term growth of capital.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 5.15
CET's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1149 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 14.73 vs. CET: 5.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CET' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.52  Med: 5.23 Max: 43.93
Current: 5.15
3.52
43.93
PE(NRI) 5.15
CET's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1117 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 14.85 vs. CET: 5.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CET' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.52  Med: 5.23 Max: 43.93
Current: 5.15
3.52
43.93
P/B 0.86
CET's P/B is ranked higher than
74% of the 1593 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. CET: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CET' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 0.83 Max: 1
Current: 0.86
0.71
1
P/S 58.20
CET's P/S is ranked lower than
94% of the 1264 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.75 vs. CET: 58.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CET' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.64  Med: 54.56 Max: 82.03
Current: 58.2
26.64
82.03
PFCF 25.31
CET's PFCF is ranked lower than
72% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 15.35 vs. CET: 25.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CET' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.32  Med: 15.37 Max: 50.27
Current: 25.31
10.32
50.27
POCF 25.31
CET's POCF is ranked lower than
63% of the 789 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 16.94 vs. CET: 25.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CET' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.32  Med: 15.37 Max: 50.27
Current: 25.31
10.32
50.27
EV-to-EBIT 123.22
CET's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
94% of the 1063 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.77 vs. CET: 123.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CET' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.7  Med: 118.7 Max: 240.9
Current: 123.22
33.7
240.9
EV-to-EBITDA 122.97
CET's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
94% of the 1086 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.87 vs. CET: 122.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CET' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.6  Med: 118.4 Max: 236
Current: 122.97
33.6
236

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 4.20
CET's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
52% of the 1475 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.09 vs. CET: 4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CET' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.66  Med: 5.02 Max: 17.79
Current: 4.2
3.66
17.79
Dividend Payout 0.22
CET's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
80% of the 871 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. CET: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CET' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.63 Max: 1.69
Current: 0.22
0.2
1.69
Dividend Growth (3y) -35.80
CET's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
88% of the 651 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. CET: -35.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
CET' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.8  Med: 24.35 Max: 60.2
Current: -35.8
-35.8
60.2
Forward Dividend Yield 6.68
CET's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
73% of the 1409 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. CET: 6.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.11
CET's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1726 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.78 vs. CET: 5.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CET' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.45  Med: 6.11 Max: 21.64
Current: 5.11
4.45
21.64
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.90
CET's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 874 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. CET: -0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CET' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.6  Med: -2.15 Max: -0.9
Current: -0.9
-2.6
-0.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Cash 259.33
CET's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
98% of the 657 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.33 vs. CET: 259.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
CET' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.98  Med: 56.65 Max: 951
Current: 259.33
15.98
951
Price/Tangible Book 0.86
CET's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
74% of the 1528 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. CET: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CET' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 0.81 Max: 0.86
Current: 0.86
0.8
0.86
Price/Projected FCF 0.67
CET's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. CET: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CET' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 0.62 Max: 0.67
Current: 0.67
0.61
0.67
Price/Median PS Value 1.07
CET's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
56% of the 887 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. CET: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CET' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 1 Max: 1.37
Current: 1.07
0.51
1.37
Price/Graham Number 0.44
CET's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
88% of the 1033 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. CET: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
CET' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.42 Max: 1.14
Current: 0.44
0.36
1.14
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 0.80
CET's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 1527 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. CET: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CET' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.8 Max: 3
Current: 0.8
0.4
3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -14.28
CET's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.06 vs. CET: -14.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CET' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.2  Med: -20.4 Max: -13.6
Current: -14.28
-21.2
-13.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $9.99
EPS (TTM) $ 4.53
Beta0.92
Short Percentage of Float0.11%
52-Week Range $17.33 - 23.43
Shares Outstanding (Mil)24.87
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