Central Puerto S.A. (NYSE:CEPU) Short Interest Update

increase of 14.5% from the June 15th total of 552,200 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 210,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.0 days. There was a large increase in short interest for Central Puerto S.A. in the month of June.

( ) has seen a significant increase in short-term interest during the month of July. On June 30, there were 629,700 shorted shares. This is an increase of 11,6% compared to the total of 564 100 shares on June 15. The short-interest rate is currently 2.7 days based on an average daily share volume of 229 400 shares.

Central Puerto Trading Up 2.0 %

During Friday's trading hours, the company gained $0.14 to reach $7.17. The trading volume was 245,747 shares versus its average of 230,177. The company has a $1.09 billion market cap, a PE ratio of 15.28 and a P/E/G of 0.15. It also has a beta value of 1.21. The debt-to equity ratio for the company is 0.15. It has a quick ratio 1.78, and a current rate of 1.96. Central Puerto's 1 year low is $2.91, and its 1 year high is $7.63. The company released its last quarterly earnings report on Monday, 15th May. The company reported $0.01 in earnings per share for the quarter. The company generated revenue of $145.71 million in the first quarter. Central Puerto's net margin was 11.62%, and its return on equity was 11.44%. Sell-side analysts expect Central Puerto to post an average of 1.26 earnings per shares for the current fiscal year.

Central Puerto: Institutional investors weigh in

Recently, several large investors increased or decreased their stakes. Virtu Financial LLC purchased a new stake of shares in Central Puerto during the first quarter, valued at approximately $60,000. Susquehanna International Group LLP purchased a new stake in Central Puerto shares during the fourth quarter, valued at approximately $66,000. Truist Financial Corp purchased a new position of shares in Central Puerto during 4th quarter, worth about $114,000. Stokes Family Office LLC increased its stake in Central Puerto shares by 33.3% during first quarter. Stokes Family Office LLC owns 20,000 of the company stock, worth $108,000. This is after purchasing an additional 5,000 in the last quarter. Raymond James & Associates also bought shares of Central Puerto in the first quarter, worth about $115,000. Hedge funds and institutional investors own 2.54% of Central Puerto.

Central Puerto Company Profile

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Central Puerto SA is a company that generates electricity in Argentina. The company is divided into three segments: the production of electric energy from conventional sources, the production of electricity from renewable sources and transportation and distribution natural gas. The company operated seven wind farms, six thermal power plants, one hydroelectric plant and six hydroelectric power plants with a combined installed capacity of 4,809MW as of December 31, 2020.

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