CEN stock: buy or sell?

CEN stock price: $1.17 -13.33% At close on March 27th, 2020

Updated on:
March 27th, 2020

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After boosting an extraordinary 5.93% on Mar 26th, Center Coast Brookfield MLP & Energy Infrastructur closed yesterday at $1.17 and plummed a frightening -13.33%.

Should I buy CEN stock?

Make a decision about when to buy or sell stocks is one of the hardest parts of being a trader or investor. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to choose and when is the best moment to buy them. There are thousands of trading strategies for you to choose, but at Stocks2.com we prefer those that are simple but successful.

None of our preferred buy setups matches with Center Coast Brookfield MLP & Energy Infrastructur stock situation right now, hence this is not a suitable entry point.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This is not a selling recommendation at all, just it's not the best moment to buy if you follow any of these trading strategies.

Is Center Coast Brookfield MLP & Energy Infrastructur stock a buy?

Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are posted by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness. Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for CEN stock for the last 30 days.

CEN stock analysis

Daily outlook

After boosting an extraordinary 5.93% on Mar/26, Center Coast Brookfield MLP & Energy Infrastructur closed yesterday at $1.17 and plummed a frightening -13.33%.

After boosting an extraordinary 5.93% on March 26th, Center Coast Brookfield MLP & Energy Infrastructur closed yesterday at $1.17 and plummed a frightening -13.33%.

CEN stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

After sliding for 4 weeks, this week Center Coast Brookfield MLP & Energy Infrastructur jumped a pretty good 3.54%, closing at $1.17. Last week CEN plunged a hair-raising -59.29% in just one week. This week broke a streak of 4 declining weeks.

Since late January, when CEN stock price broke down the 40-weeks moving avarage line, it slid $-4.97 per share (-80.94%). Trading stocks that are under the 40-weeks (that is, 200-days) moving average line is not recommended by many experts, as it indicates that the stock has not enough institutional support.

CEN stock chart (weekly)

CEN stock price history

CEN stock went public on September 26th, 2013 with a price of $9.011. Since then, CEN stock sliced a -87.00%, with a yearly average of -14.50%.

1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.

CEN stock historical price chart

CEN stock reached 52-week highs on April at $7.14, and all-time highs 2015-03-17 with a price of 9.91.

CEN stock price target

How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable However, financial institutions invest time and resources to provide the most accurated estimations to help investors to make their decisions. You should not follow the analysts' CEN stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last 30 days we have not found any price forecast for Center Coast Brookfield MLP & Energy Infrastructur stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

After posting its last earnings report , Center Coast Brookfield MLP & Energy Infrastructur . As soon as we get its actual EPS from the earnings report, we will extend this review.
CEN earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2007-Q32007-10-220.310.310.0%
2012-Q3-n/a0.34n/a
2012-Q4-n/a0.8n/a
2013-Q1-n/a0.45n/a
2013-Q2-n/a0.16n/a
2013-Q3-n/a0.44n/a
2013-Q4-n/an/an/a
2014-Q1-n/an/an/a
2018-Q4-n/an/an/a
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual turnover report draw a hair-raising decrease of -356.45% to $32.37 M dollars. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, in line, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) collapsed a -37.85% to 90.36%.

CEN annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2009$79 M-$-0.12 M-0.2%-
2010$158 M101.20%$-12.39 M-7.8%10,225.00%
2011$297 M88.04%$47 M15.9%-482.24%
2012$667 M124.47%$224 M33.6%373.82%
2017$-12.62 M-101.89%$-16.18 M128.2%-107.21%
2018$32 M-356.45%$29 M90.4%-280.73%

Quarterly financial results

Reported quarter income marked M with a profit margin of . Profit margin a compared to previous quarter when profit margin was . When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, Center Coast Brookfield MLP & Energy Infrastructur sales marked and a .
CEN quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2012-Q3$147 M-$40 M27.2%-
2012-Q4$177 M19.94%$94 M53.2%134.46%
2013-Q1$203 M14.80%$52 M25.7%-44.61%
2013-Q2$126 M-37.78%$19 M15.0%-63.69%
2013-Q3$209 M65.22%$51 M24.3%168.22%

Center Coast Brookfield MLP & Energy Infrastructur ownership

When you are planning to buy shares of a stock, it's always worth to review its ownership structure.

Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Center Coast Brookfield MLP & Energy Infrastructur, 39.71% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

In case of Center Coast Brookfield MLP & Energy Infrastructur stock, 0.00% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions).

The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Center Coast Brookfield MLP & Energy Infrastructur:

CEN
Market cap$57.4 M
Total shares49.1 M
Float shares0.0 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)0.0%
  - Insider holdings (%)39.7%
Shares in short selling0.0%

CEN summary

Friday, March 27th, 2020
Open$1.30
Close$1.17
Day range$1.14 - $1.34
Previous close$1.35
Session gain-13.33%
Average true range$0.45
50d mov avg$4.21
100d mov avg$4.93
200d mov avg$5.58
Daily patternlt03a
Weekly pattern lb06a

Center Coast Brookfield MLP & Energy Infrastructur performance

Stocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. We compared Center Coast Brookfield MLP & Energy Infrastructur against in the following table:
Stock3m6m12m
CEN-79.65%-80.76%-82.33%

Center Coast Brookfield MLP & Energy Infrastructur competitors

Unfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as Center Coast Brookfield MLP & Energy Infrastructur competitor. This doesn't mean Center Coast Brookfield MLP & Energy Infrastructur does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.