CNA.L - Centrica plc

LSE - LSE Delayed Price. Currency in GBp
-0.76 (-0.86%)
At close: 4:35PM BST
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Previous Close88.58
Bid87.94 x N/A
Ask87.96 x N/A
Day's Range87.54 - 88.68
52 Week Range86.38 - 164.50
Avg. Volume24,762,315
Market Cap5.014B
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.79
PE Ratio (TTM)27.44
EPS (TTM)3.20
Earnings DateJul 30, 2019
Forward Dividend & Yield0.12 (13.47%)
Ex-Dividend Date2019-05-09
1y Target Est153.87
  • Based On Its ROE, Is Centrica plc (LON:CNA) A High Quality Stock?
    Simply Wall St.19 days ago

    Based On Its ROE, Is Centrica plc (LON:CNA) A High Quality Stock?

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  • Reuterslast month

    IBM, Cera Care to test self-driving car tech in elder homes

    IBM and British start-up Cera Care plan a six-month pilot to test whether lidar laser sensors, used to help self-driving cars "see", can enable elderly people to stay in their homes for longer - without compromising privacy. Lidar systems that work by using laser light pulses to render fine-grained images of surroundings, have typically been used to make high-resolution maps, catch speeding motorists and more recently help automated cars navigate through the streets. Jack Narcotta, a senior smart home analyst at Strategy Analytics, said lidar lasers were one of the more advanced solutions for elderly monitoring, but were still in the very early stages.

  • Reuterslast month

    Investors slap discount on UK utilities amid election worries

    British utility stocks are trading at a growing discount to euro zone peers as investors fear the country's deepening political crisis could trigger a general election that ushers in renationalisation of the industry, worth $76 billion (£59.9 billion). The opposition Labour Party has said it wants to nationalise energy and water infrastructure if it can oust Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives from power, reversing decades of pro-privatisation policies. Simon Webber, lead portfolio manager on the global and international equities team at Schroders said those fears were "another overhang" for utilities, already subject to a discount like other UK assets because of Brexit uncertainty.

  • Could Centrica plc's (LON:CNA) Investor Composition Influence The Stock Price?
    Simply Wall St.last month

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  • Reuterslast month

    Innogy's retail woes continue as first-quarter profit drops a third

    German energy group Innogy, which is being broken up by parent RWE and rival E.ON, on Tuesday said operating profit fell more than a fifth in the first quarter as it continued to lose customers in Britain. "In the company's UK retail business ... the persistently poor market environment resulted in a decline in customer numbers," Innogy said on Tuesday, keeping its 2019 outlook. In Britain, Innogy lost 103,000 customers in the first three months.

  • Reuterslast month

    FTSE 100 falls as trade dispute escalates, investors disconnect from Vodafone

    The FTSE 100 ended down 0.6% while the FTSE 250 tumbled 1.2% on Monday, led by a slump in Metro Bank. The breakdown last week has not proved temporary and it seems China is prepared to go toe-to-toe with the U.S. on this," analyst Neil Wilson said. Vodafone tumbled 5.2% on its worst day in nearly five years after The Times reported that the world's second-biggest mobile operator was set to slash dividends to pay for auctions for mobile phone airwaves in Germany and Italy.

  • Reuterslast month

    FTSE rises slightly thanks to mining stocks

    By Muvija M and Shashwat Awasthi (Reuters) - UK blue-chip stocks rose slightly on Friday, recouping the session's losses as mining stocks gave investors something to cheer about at the end of a largely ...

  • Reuterslast month

    British retail energy woes weigh on E.ON, Centrica

    FRANKFURT/LONDON (Reuters) - E.ON and Centrica, two of Britain's so-called "big six" energy providers, warned on Monday of a toughening retail market, raising the chance of cost cuts in response to falling profits. Britain's major energy utilities have faced competition from small, more flexible rivals entering the fray while the government has put a cap on electricity prices, causing several companies to cut their earnings outlooks. "We will have to talk to the regulator," E.ON finance chief Marc Spieker told journalists on Monday after reporting first-quarter results and flagging cost cuts at its British unit, where profits fell by 60 percent.

  • Reuterslast month

    British Gas owner Centrica expects tough first half trading conditions

    The company, whose British Gas unit is Britain's largest energy supplier, said these factors would impact financial performance in the first half of 2019, but maintained its full-year outlook for operating cash flow and net debt. The company said it expects to achieve 2019 adjusted operating cash flow in the 1.8-2 billion pound range but said the tough trading conditions would put pressure on the outlook for the year.

  • CNBClast month

    Europe shares extend losses after China announces tariff hikes on US goods; German DAX down 1.5%

    Markets in Europe continued to fall during the Monday afternoon session, after news China will impose tariffs on some U.S. imports from June 1.

  • Reuters2 months ago

    BP-backed UK energy supplier Pure Planet cuts prices 2.4 percent

    British energy supplier Pure Planet, in which oil giant BP has a 25 percent stake, has cut its average annual dual gas and electricity price by 2.4 percent, it said on Wednesday. The cut is the company's second price drop this year and comes after all of the country's 'big six' suppliers raised their average prices around 10 percent in April in line with an increase in the energy regulator's price cap.

  • Direct Energy Completes Sale of Franchise Home Services Business, Clockwork, Inc
    PR Newswire2 months ago

    Direct Energy Completes Sale of Franchise Home Services Business, Clockwork, Inc

    HOUSTON , May 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, Direct Energy, one of North America's largest energy and services companies and a subsidiary of Centrica plc, successfully completed the $300 million sale ...

  • Reuters2 months ago

    Sustained low British gas prices point to price cap reduction

    The steady decline of British wholesale gas prices shows no sign of reversing this summer, which should provide some relief to households when it is reflected in a lower price cap on energy tariffs this autumn. A cap on default electricity and gas bills - a flagship policy of British Prime Minister Theresa May to end what she called "rip-off" prices - came into force in January to set a maximum price suppliers can charge consumers on certain tariffs. Energy market regulator Ofgem said it would remove around 1 billion pounds of overcharging from consumer bills by forcing suppliers to limit the price of their default tariffs to the level of the cap, or below.

  • Is Centrica plc (LON:CNA) Excessively Paying Its CEO?
    Simply Wall St.2 months ago

    Is Centrica plc (LON:CNA) Excessively Paying Its CEO?

    In 2015 Iain Conn was appointed CEO of Centrica plc (LON:CNA). First, this article will compare CEO compensation with compensation at similar sized companies. After that, we will consider the growth in the business...

  • More British energy customers switch supplier in first-quarter despite price cap
    Reuters2 months ago

    More British energy customers switch supplier in first-quarter despite price cap

    The number of British customers switching energy supplier in the first quarter of 2019 rose by 12 percent compared with the same period last year, data from industry group Energy UK showed, despite a government price cap which began in January. Energy regulator Ofgem was told by parliament last year to set the price limit after lawmakers said customers on the most commonly used standard tariffs were being overcharged for electricity and gas. Prime Minister Theresa May had called the tariffs a "rip-off".

  • CNW Group2 months ago

    Direct Energy Emergency Fund Helped 279 Alberta Families Avoid Financial Crisis in 2018

    CALGARY , April 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Following a record-setting cold winter, Albertans are reminded that the Government of Alberta's Winter Moratorium, a program in place to prevent utility disconnections, will be lifted on April 15, 2019 . Albertans with outstanding utility bills are encouraged to contact their provider to make or set-up payment arrangements prior to issuance of a Pending Disconnection Notice. Disconnection remains the option of last resort and is why Direct Energy created the Direct Energy Emergency Fund, a $500,000 , three-year joint initiative in partnership with the United Way of Calgary and Area and the Alberta Capital Region.

  • All aboard! Treasure on the high seas for gas dealers
    Reuters2 months ago

    All aboard! Treasure on the high seas for gas dealers

    In the booming market for supercooled natural gas, the most precious commodity is the ship. A global quest for cleaner energy has fired up demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG), which produces less carbon dioxide than coal. Reflecting the white-hot demand for ships, over a dozen different companies, including energy majors BP and ExxonMobil, trading house Trafigura and gas utility Centrica are already looking to charter boats for the winter, according to four shipping industry sources, months earlier than usual.

  • PR Newswire3 months ago

    Centrica Introduces Responsible Business Ambitions Out to 2030

    LONDON, April 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Centrica plc, the international energy and services company with brands including British Gas, Bord Gáis Energy and Direct Energy, is introducing Responsible Business Ambitions out to 2030. Helping customers reduce their emissions by 25%, directly contributing 3% via its products and services, which is equivalent to the annual emissions of 2.5 million UK homes.