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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 : 7/10

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industry
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Cash to Debt 0.22
CPYYY's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
76% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.20 vs. CPYYY: 0.22 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 2.48
Current: 0.22

0.14
2.48
Equity to Asset 0.22
CPYYY's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
58% of the 825 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. CPYYY: 0.22 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 0.46
Current: 0.22

0.15
0.46
Interest Coverage 6.76
CPYYY's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
85% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.47 vs. CPYYY: 6.76 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 13.46
Current: 6.76

0.6
13.46
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.16
M-Score: -2.58
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 : 7/10

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Operating margin (%) 4.61
CPYYY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 846 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 12.67 vs. CPYYY: 4.61 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -10.82   Max: 14.55
Current: 4.61

-10.82
14.55
Net-margin (%) 2.32
CPYYY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 846 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.47 vs. CPYYY: 2.32 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -13.05   Max: 14
Current: 2.32

-13.05
14
ROE (%) 13.32
CPYYY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.18 vs. CPYYY: 13.32 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -60.34   Max: 68.93
Current: 13.32

-60.34
68.93
ROA (%) 2.87
CPYYY's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 852 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.87 vs. CPYYY: 2.87 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -22.36   Max: 16.32
Current: 2.87

-22.36
16.32
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 19.55
CPYYY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 850 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. CPYYY: 19.55 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -25.85   Max: 55.86
Current: 19.55

-25.85
55.86
Revenue Growth (%) 5.90
CPYYY's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. CPYYY: 5.90 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -8.1   Max: 25.1
Current: 5.9

-8.1
25.1
EBITDA Growth (%) 0.40
CPYYY's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 720 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. CPYYY: 0.40 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -16.8   Max: 32.6
Current: 0.4

-16.8
32.6
EPS Growth (%) -20.60
CPYYY's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 633 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. CPYYY: -20.60 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -64.8   Max: 108
Current: -20.6

-64.8
108
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 17.50
CPYYY's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
81% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 20.40 vs. CPYYY: 17.50 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.81   Max: 41.63
Current: 17.5

5.81
41.63
P/B 3.11
CPYYY's P/B is ranked higher than
62% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. CPYYY: 3.11 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.47   Max: 8.84
Current: 3.11

2.47
8.84
P/S 0.62
CPYYY's P/S is ranked higher than
90% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. CPYYY: 0.62 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 0.97
Current: 0.62

0.43
0.97
PFCF 12.31
CPYYY's PFCF is ranked higher than
92% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 118.00 vs. CPYYY: 12.31 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.86   Max: 61.96
Current: 12.31

7.86
61.96
EV-to-EBIT 10.94
CPYYY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
92% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 18.52 vs. CPYYY: 10.94 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.3   Max: 122
Current: 10.94

4.3
122
PEG 1.25
CPYYY's PEG is ranked higher than
94% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CPYYY: 1.25 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 12.62
Current: 1.25

0.28
12.62
Shiller P/E 18.20
CPYYY's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
87% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 23.61 vs. CPYYY: 18.20 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 12.29   Max: 23.56
Current: 18.2

12.29
23.56
Current Ratio 0.94
CPYYY's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 632 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. CPYYY: 0.94 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 1.97
Current: 0.94

0.83
1.97
Quick Ratio 0.87
CPYYY's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 632 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. CPYYY: 0.87 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 1.88
Current: 0.87

0.78
1.88

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 5.10
CPYYY's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
88% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.14 vs. CPYYY: 5.10 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.65   Max: 12.09
Current: 5.1

2.65
12.09
Dividend Payout 1.27
CPYYY's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
60% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. CPYYY: 1.27 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 2.93
Current: 1.27

0.29
2.93
Dividend growth (3y) 8.70
CPYYY's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
89% of the 557 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. CPYYY: 8.70 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 102.9
Current: 8.7

0
102.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 7.56
CPYYY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
93% of the 748 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.36 vs. CPYYY: 7.56 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.93   Max: 17.93
Current: 7.56

3.93
17.93
Share Buyback Rate 0.10
CPYYY's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
89% of the 566 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. CPYYY: 0.10 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.2   Max: -7.9
Current: 0.1

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 32.00
CPYYY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
60% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. CPYYY: 32.00 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 6.19   Max: 105.2
Current: 32

6.19
105.2
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.28
CPYYY's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
88% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.78 vs. CPYYY: 1.28 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.23   Max: 3.8
Current: 1.28

1.23
3.8
Price/Median PS Value 0.85
CPYYY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CPYYY: 0.85 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 1.19
Current: 0.85

0.72
1.19
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.25
CPYYY's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CPYYY: 1.25 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 1.36
Current: 1.25

0.37
1.36
Price/Graham Number 4.85
CPYYY's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
66% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. CPYYY: 4.85 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.71   Max: 9.17
Current: 4.85

1.71
9.17
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.10
CPYYY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
90% of the 730 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. CPYYY: 9.10 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 23.5
Current: 9.1

0.8
23.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 19.49
CPYYY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
95% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.25 vs. CPYYY: 19.49 )
CPYYY' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -0.1   Max: 32.6
Current: 19.49

-0.1
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 is engaged in the integrated energy business. Its business is operated through four major brands: British Gas, Centrica Energy, Centrica Storage, and Direct Energy. British Gas is engaged through the Downstream UK business, which is involved in the supply of gas, electricity and services for UK residential and business customers. Downstream UK business also installs and maintains domestic central heating and gas appliances. Centrica Energy is engaged through the Upstream UK business, which is involved in the production, generation, optimisation and trading of energy in the UK. Upstream UK owns and operates eight gas fired power stations and it also buys and sells gas and power from a variety of sources. Centrica Storage is engaged through the Storage UK business, which is involved in the gas storage in the UK. Direct Energy is engaged through the North America business, which includes the activities of downstream and upstream in the North America. The group has operations in the UK, USA, Canada, Germany, Netherlands, Norway, Denmark and Trinidad and Tobago.
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