CEN stock: buy or sell?

CEN stock price: $5.93 -0.50% At close on February 14th, 2020

Updated on:
February 14th, 2020

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Center Coast Brookfield MLP & Energy Infrastructur depreciated a lame -0.50% and closed at $5.93.

Should I buy CEN stock?

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Currently, Center Coast Brookfield MLP & Energy Infrastructur stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.

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?

Banks and financial institutions post stock ratings everyday. Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for CEN stock for the last month.

CEN stock analysis

Daily outlook

Center Coast Brookfield MLP & Energy Infrastructur shares depreciated -0.50% to $5.93 on February 14th.

Center Coast Brookfield MLP & Energy Infrastructur shares depreciated -0.50% to $5.93 on Feb/14. CEN marked a lower low and a lower high in the short term, defining a downward trend. Climbing above $6.32 would break this short term down trend and open possibilities for reversing this situation.

CEN stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Center Coast Brookfield MLP & Energy Infrastructur slipped a tragic -2.47% this week. Late January CEN collapsed a bloodcurdling -5.43% in just one week.

If you observe the weekly chart, price is in a simple uptrend, tested $5.97 level and now climbing back aiming its last top at $6.71. Since price and 40-weeks moving average lines crossed down late January, CEN fell $-0.67 per share (-10.15%). Stocks under the 40-weeks moving average line are usually not recommended for average traders.

CEN stock chart (weekly)

CEN stock price history

CEN stock went public on September 26th, 2013 with a price of $9.681. Since then, CEN stock declined a -38.70%, with a yearly average of -6.50%.

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

CEN stock historical price chart

CEN stock reached 52-week highs on April at $7.67, and all-time highs 2015-03-17 with a price of 10.64.

CEN stock price target

Predicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. However, banks and other financial institutions analysts, with the help of lots of data and algorithms do their best to predict the stock prices movement. 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 detected any price prediction for Center Coast Brookfield MLP & Energy Infrastructur stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

, Center Coast Brookfield MLP & Energy Infrastructur was in line with the estimates of the experts and reported an EPS of $0.31 per share. Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
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 revenues report draw a scary decrease of -356.45% to $32.37 million USD. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, likewise, 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 sales 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 invest in a company, it's always worth to have a look 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).

For a better context understanding, the next table shows ownership data compared to other related companies:

CEN
Market cap$296.4 M
Total shares50.0 M
Float shares0.0 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)0.0%
  - Insider holdings (%)39.7%
Shares in short selling0.0%

CEN summary

Friday, February 14th, 2020
Open$5.96
Close$5.93
Day range$5.92 - $5.98
Previous close$5.96
Session gain-0.50%
Average true range$0.12
50d mov avg$6.20
100d mov avg$6.17
200d mov avg$6.54
Daily patternlb06a
Weekly pattern lb01a

Center Coast Brookfield MLP & Energy Infrastructur performance

To measure stock performance is always good to compare with competitors or related stocks. For Center Coast Brookfield MLP & Energy Infrastructur, the comparison is made against .
Stock3m6m12m
CEN2.77%-6.61%-14.31%

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.