Centrica (LON:CNA) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday. The integrated energy company reported GBX 6.40 ($0.08) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of GBX 9.80 ($0.13) by GBX (3.40) (($0.04)), Bloomberg Earnings reports. Centrica had a return on equity of 21.95% and a net margin of 2.16%.
Shares of CNA stock traded down GBX 1.95 ($0.03) during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching GBX 141.80 ($1.86). The stock had a trading volume of 23,912,420 shares, compared to its average volume of 26,600,000. Centrica has a one year low of GBX 119.71 ($1.57) and a one year high of GBX 221 ($2.90).
The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 22nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 11th will be given a GBX 3.60 ($0.05) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 11th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.48%.
In other Centrica news, insider Mark Hanafin sold 89,365 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, May 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 154 ($2.02), for a total value of £137,622.10 ($180,820.00). Also, insider Margherita D. Valle acquired 1,259 shares of Centrica stock in a transaction on Monday, June 25th. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 157 ($2.06) per share, with a total value of £1,976.63 ($2,597.07). Insiders acquired a total of 4,221 shares of company stock valued at $637,977 in the last quarter.
Centrica Company Profile
Centrica plc operates as an integrated energy company in the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, Germany, Norway, rest of Europe, the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company operates through Centrica Consumer, Centrica Business, Exploration & Production, and Centrica Storage segments.
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