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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
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Cash to Debt 0.18
CPYYY's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
70% of the 1067 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.21 vs. CPYYY: 0.18 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 2.48
Current: 0.18

0.14
2.48
Equity to Asset 0.12
CPYYY's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
52% of the 1068 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. CPYYY: 0.12 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 0.46
Current: 0.12

0.12
0.46
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.56
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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Operating margin (%) -3.87
CPYYY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 13.02 vs. CPYYY: -3.87 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -10.82   Max: 14.55
Current: -3.87

-10.82
14.55
Net-margin (%) -3.44
CPYYY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. CPYYY: -3.44 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -13.05   Max: 14
Current: -3.44

-13.05
14
ROE (%) -23.66
CPYYY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1099 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.18 vs. CPYYY: -23.66 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -45.23   Max: 69.04
Current: -23.66

-45.23
69.04
ROA (%) -4.38
CPYYY's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1117 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.96 vs. CPYYY: -4.38 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -17.89   Max: 17.27
Current: -4.38

-17.89
17.27
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -16.57
CPYYY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1114 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.73 vs. CPYYY: -16.57 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -51.7   Max: 57.74
Current: -16.57

-51.7
57.74
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 9.90
CPYYY's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. CPYYY: 9.90 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -8.1   Max: 25.1
Current: 9.9

-8.1
25.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -4.80
CPYYY's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 911 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. CPYYY: -4.80 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -16.8   Max: 32.6
Current: -4.8

-16.8
32.6
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Guru Trades

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Q2 2014

CPYYY Guru Trades in Q2 2014

David Dreman 2,077 sh (New)
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Q3 2014

CPYYY Guru Trades in Q3 2014

David Dreman 1,700 sh (-18.15%)
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Q4 2014

CPYYY Guru Trades in Q4 2014

David Dreman 1,550 sh (-8.82%)
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Ratios

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Forward P/E 56.50
CPYYY's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 23.64 vs. CPYYY: 56.50 )
N/A
P/B 4.70
CPYYY's P/B is ranked lower than
56% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. CPYYY: 4.70 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.53   Max: 9.06
Current: 4.7

2.53
9.06
P/S 0.46
CPYYY's P/S is ranked higher than
88% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. CPYYY: 0.46 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 0.97
Current: 0.46

0.4
0.97
POCF 10.79
CPYYY's POCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.76 vs. CPYYY: 10.79 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.91   Max: 95.27
Current: 10.79

4.91
95.27
Shiller P/E 18.00
CPYYY's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 60.87 vs. CPYYY: 18.00 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 12.29   Max: 23.56
Current: 18

12.29
23.56
Current Ratio 0.84
CPYYY's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 1085 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CPYYY: 0.84 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 1.97
Current: 0.84

0.83
1.97
Quick Ratio 0.79
CPYYY's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 1085 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. CPYYY: 0.79 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 1.88
Current: 0.79

0.78
1.88
Days Inventory 7.23
CPYYY's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
89% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 31.94 vs. CPYYY: 7.23 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 4.42   Max: 9.83
Current: 7.23

4.42
9.83
Days Sales Outstanding 29.85
CPYYY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
91% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 65.58 vs. CPYYY: 29.85 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 10.52   Max: 39.42
Current: 29.85

10.52
39.42

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 6.85
CPYYY's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
94% of the 966 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. CPYYY: 6.85 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.46   Max: 11.88
Current: 6.85

2.46
11.88
Dividend Payout 1.27
CPYYY's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
63% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. CPYYY: 1.27 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 2.65
Current: 1.27

0.28
2.65
Dividend growth (3y) 4.20
CPYYY's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
80% of the 666 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. CPYYY: 4.20 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 104.2
Current: 4.2

0
104.2
Yield on cost (5-Year) 10.22
CPYYY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
96% of the 973 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.58 vs. CPYYY: 10.22 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.7   Max: 17.86
Current: 10.22

3.7
17.86
Share Buyback Rate 1.00
CPYYY's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
93% of the 678 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. CPYYY: 1.00 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.2   Max: -7.9
Current: 1

Valuation & Return

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Price/DCF (Projected) 1.30
CPYYY's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 14.20 vs. CPYYY: 1.30 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.23   Max: 3.85
Current: 1.3

1.23
3.85
Price/Median PS Value 0.60
CPYYY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. CPYYY: 0.60 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 1.19
Current: 0.6

0.65
1.19
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -5.90
CPYYY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. CPYYY: -5.90 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -6   Max: 23.5
Current: -5.9

-6
23.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -1.12
CPYYY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
69% of the 690 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. CPYYY: -1.12 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -1.9   Max: 32.6
Current: -1.12

-1.9
32.6

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Diversified
Compare:GDFZY, NWE, ENLAY, EONGY, ECIFY » details
Traded in other countries:CNA.UK, CENB.Germany,
Centrica PLC was incorporated on March 16, 1995. The Company is an integrated energy company engaged in the generation of power through its wind farms, nuclear and gas-fired power stations. It offers low carbon, energy efficient products and services to homes and businesses in the UK and North America. It also invests in gas and oil exploration and production in the Atlantic basin, particularly in the North Sea. The Company has three segments; International Downstream, International Upstream and Centrica Storage. The International Downstream segment through British Gas division is engaged in the supply of gas and electricity to residential customers in the UK. Residential services division is engaged in the installation, repair and maintenance of domestic central heating, plumbing and drains, gas appliances and kitchen appliances, including the provision of fixed-fee maintenance/breakdown service and insurance contracts in the UK. The Business energy supply and services division is engaged in the supply of gas and electricity and provision of energy-related services to business customers in the UK. The Direct Energy division is involved in the supply of gas and electricity to residential customers in North America. The Business energy supply division is engaged in the supply of gas, electricity and energy management solutions to commercial and industrial customers in North America; power generation; and procurement and trading activities in the North American wholesale energy markets. The Residential and business services division is engaged in the installation and maintenance of heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment, water heaters and the provision of breakdown services, including the provision of fixed-fee maintenance/breakdown service and insurance contracts in North America. The International Upstream segment's Gas division is engaged in the production, processing, trading and optimization of gas and oil and the development of new fields to grow reserves. The Power division is involved in the generation, trading and optimization of power from thermal, nuclear and wind sources. The Centrica Storage segment is engaged in gas storage in the UK.
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