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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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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.18
CEPU's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
72% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.23 vs. CEPU: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
CEPU' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.72 Max: 1.74
Current: 0.18
0.03
1.74
Equity-to-Asset 0.53
CEPU's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
75% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. CEPU: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
CEPU' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.53 Max: 0.75
Current: 0.53
0.41
0.75
Debt-to-Equity 0.41
CEPU's Debt-to-Equity is ranked higher than
79% of the 492 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. CEPU: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
CEPU' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.39 Max: 4.09
Current: 0.41
0.02
4.09
Debt-to-EBITDA 0.36
CEPU's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
95% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. CEPU: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
CEPU' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.92 Max: 3.1
Current: 0.36
0.11
3.1
Interest Coverage 5.47
CEPU's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
56% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.89 vs. CEPU: 5.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CEPU' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.5  Med: 12.94 Max: No Debt
Current: 5.47
3.5
No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 4.30
Beneish M-Score: 0.33
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 : 8/10

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Operating Margin % 112.98
CEPU's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
96% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 14.76 vs. CEPU: 112.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
CEPU' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.78  Med: 18.36 Max: 112.98
Current: 112.98
-6.78
112.98
Net Margin % 198.51
CEPU's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
99% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.05 vs. CEPU: 198.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
CEPU' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.09  Med: 15.49 Max: 198.51
Current: 198.51
-4.09
198.51
ROE % 136.01
CEPU's ROE % is ranked higher than
99% of the 543 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.66 vs. CEPU: 136.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
CEPU' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.75  Med: 26.23 Max: 136.01
Current: 136.01
-3.75
136.01
ROA % 68.14
CEPU's ROA % is ranked higher than
99% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.17 vs. CEPU: 68.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
CEPU' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.42  Med: 14.5 Max: 68.14
Current: 68.14
-2.42
68.14
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 294.90
CEPU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
96% of the 547 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 9.73 vs. CEPU: 294.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
CEPU' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.91  Med: 45.44 Max: 294.9
Current: 294.9
-8.91
294.9
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 41.30
CEPU's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
95% of the 520 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. CEPU: 41.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
CEPU' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.1  Med: 3.25 Max: 61.3
Current: 41.3
-35.1
61.3
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 75.80
CEPU's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
96% of the 503 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. CEPU: 75.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
CEPU' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -46.7  Med: 6.95 Max: 205.7
Current: 75.8
-46.7
205.7
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 80.20
CEPU's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
97% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. CEPU: 80.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
CEPU' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -6.7 Max: 186.1
Current: 80.2
0
186.1
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Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Electric  
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Traded in other countries:CEPU.Argentina,
Headquarter Location:Argentina
Central Puerto SA is a private sector power generation company in Argentina. The company is engaged in electric power generation and commercialization.

Central Puerto SA is an Argentina-based private sector power generation company. It is mainly engaged in electric power generation and commercialization. The company is also involved in the natural gas distribution public sector service in the Cuyo and Centro regions in Argentina. It manages and operates the thermal plants José de San Martín and Manuel Belgrano as well as provides construction management and operation of the thermal plant Central Vuelta de Obligado. The company's operating segments are Production of electric power and Natural gas distribution.

Ratios

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industry
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PE Ratio 2.86
CEPU's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 16.12 vs. CEPU: 2.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
CEPU' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 3.18 Max: 25.56
Current: 2.86
0.86
25.56
PE Ratio without NRI 2.97
CEPU's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
96% of the 482 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 16.23 vs. CEPU: 2.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
CEPU' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 3.29 Max: 39.92
Current: 2.97
0.86
39.92
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 3.25
CEPU's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
91% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 19.03 vs. CEPU: 3.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
CEPU' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 3.44 Max: 40.98
Current: 3.25
0.19
40.98
PB Ratio 2.25
CEPU's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
88% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. CEPU: 2.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
CEPU' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.36 Max: 9.81
Current: 2.25
0.04
9.81
PS Ratio 5.66
CEPU's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
92% of the 536 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. CEPU: 5.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
CEPU' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.42 Max: 12.8
Current: 5.66
0.05
12.8
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 23.53
CEPU's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
77% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.95 vs. CEPU: 23.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
CEPU' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.41  Med: 3.76 Max: 30.37
Current: 23.53
1.41
30.37
EV-to-EBIT 2.33
CEPU's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
95% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 14.93 vs. CEPU: 2.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CEPU' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.4  Med: 2.3 Max: 84
Current: 2.33
-4.4
84
EV-to-EBITDA 2.29
CEPU's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
94% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 10.53 vs. CEPU: 2.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CEPU' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 1.9 Max: 17.4
Current: 2.29
0.1
17.4
EV-to-Revenue 6.49
CEPU's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
85% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. CEPU: 6.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
CEPU' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.7 Max: 13.4
Current: 6.49
0.1
13.4
PEG Ratio 0.02
CEPU's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
100% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.69 vs. CEPU: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
CEPU' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.05 Max: 0.38
Current: 0.02
0.02
0.38
Current Ratio 1.17
CEPU's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. CEPU: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CEPU' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.3 Max: 2.64
Current: 1.17
0.42
2.64
Quick Ratio 1.15
CEPU's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 543 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. CEPU: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CEPU' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.27 Max: 2.59
Current: 1.15
0.4
2.59
Days Inventory 15.33
CEPU's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
61% of the 484 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 21.52 vs. CEPU: 15.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CEPU' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.43  Med: 9.7 Max: 19.45
Current: 15.33
2.43
19.45
Days Sales Outstanding 354.24
CEPU's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
95% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 48.56 vs. CEPU: 354.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CEPU' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 57.52  Med: 70.38 Max: 354.24
Current: 354.24
57.52
354.24
Days Payable 115.39
CEPU's Days Payable is ranked higher than
54% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 61.37 vs. CEPU: 115.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CEPU' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.54  Med: 71.44 Max: 133.93
Current: 115.39
13.54
133.93

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.00
CEPU's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: -2.70 vs. CEPU: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CEPU' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -68.1  Med: 0 Max: 22
Current: 2
-68.1
22

Valuation & Return

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history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.33
CEPU's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
79% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. CEPU: 2.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
CEPU' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.2 Max: 8.43
Current: 2.33
0.04
8.43
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 3.98
CEPU's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
88% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. CEPU: 3.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
CEPU' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 2.58 Max: 12.33
Current: 3.98
0.03
12.33
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 13.49
CEPU's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
99% of the 506 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. CEPU: 13.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
CEPU' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 1.03 Max: 29.95
Current: 13.49
0.14
29.95
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 0.12
CEPU's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. CEPU: 0.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
CEPU' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.22 Max: 1.56
Current: 0.12
0.09
1.56
Price-to-Graham-Number 0.55
CEPU's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
76% of the 406 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. CEPU: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
CEPU' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.25 Max: 3.56
Current: 0.55
0.03
3.56
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 43.18
CEPU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
96% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 6.37 vs. CEPU: 43.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
CEPU' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -242.8  Med: 27.2 Max: 828.2
Current: 43.18
-242.8
828.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 18.88
CEPU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
91% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. CEPU: 18.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
CEPU' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.6  Med: 19.6 Max: 20.2
Current: 18.88
9.6
20.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $370.64
EPS (TTM) $ 5.02
52-Week Range $7.80 - 19.20
Shares Outstanding (Mil)151.40

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 66
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAN
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyY
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyY
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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