Central Securities Corp. (CET)
+0.13 (0.29%)
Jul 17, 2024, 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed

Central Securities Statistics

Total Valuation

CET has a market cap or net worth of $1.27 billion. The enterprise value is $1.19 billion.

Market Cap 1.27B
Enterprise Value 1.19B

Important Dates

Earnings Date n/a
Ex-Dividend Date Jun 14, 2024

Share Statistics

CET has 28.39 million shares outstanding. The number of shares has increased by 4.11% in one year.

Shares Outstanding 28.39M
Shares Change (YoY) +4.11%
Shares Change (QoQ) +1.47%
Owned by Insiders (%) 43.55%
Owned by Institutions (%) 9.52%
Float 16.05M

Valuation Ratios

The trailing PE ratio is 22.28.

PE Ratio 22.28
Forward PE n/a
PS Ratio 22.05
Forward PS n/a
PB Ratio 0.96
P/FCF Ratio 85.85
PEG Ratio n/a
Financial Ratio History

Enterprise Valuation

The stock's EV/EBITDA ratio is 5.30, with an EV/FCF ratio of 80.47.

EV / Earnings 21.03
EV / Sales 20.66
EV / EBITDA 5.30
EV / EBIT 5.30
EV / FCF 80.47

Financial Position

Current Ratio n/a
Quick Ratio n/a
Debt / Equity 0.00
Debt / EBITDA 0.01
Debt / FCF 0.21
Interest Coverage n/a

Financial Efficiency

Return on equity (ROE) is 4.27%.

Return on Equity (ROE) 4.27%
Return on Assets (ROA) 4.26%
Return on Capital (ROIC) n/a
Revenue Per Employee $9.56M
Profits Per Employee $9.39M
Employee Count 6
Asset Turnover 0.05
Inventory Turnover 0.10


In the past 12 months, CET has paid $8 in taxes.

Income Tax 8
Effective Tax Rate 0.00%

Stock Price Statistics

The stock price has increased by +21.09% in the last 52 weeks. The beta is 0.80, so CET's price volatility has been lower than the market average.

Beta (5Y) 0.80
52-Week Price Change +21.09%
50-Day Moving Average 43.23
200-Day Moving Average 39.34
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 66.02
Average Volume (20 Days) 14,191

Short Selling Information

The latest short interest is 4,043, so 0.01% of the outstanding shares have been sold short.

Short Interest 4,043
Short Previous Month 8,691
Short % of Shares Out 0.01%
Short % of Float 0.03%
Short Ratio (days to cover) 0.23

Income Statement

In the last 12 months, CET had revenue of $57.37 million and earned $56.36 million in profits. Earnings per share was $2.00.

Revenue 57.37M
Gross Profit 52.56M
Operating Income 223.64M
Pretax Income 8
Net Income 56.36M
EBITDA 223.85M
EBIT 223.64M
Earnings Per Share (EPS) $2.00
Full Income Statement

Balance Sheet

The company has $895,639 in cash and $3.16 million in debt, giving a net cash position of $79.27 million or $2.79 per share.

Cash & Cash Equivalents 895,639
Total Debt 3.16M
Net Cash 79.27M
Net Cash Per Share $2.79
Equity (Book Value) 1.32B
Book Value Per Share 46.49
Working Capital 1.85M
Full Balance Sheet

Cash Flow

In the last 12 months, operating cash flow was $15.93 million and capital expenditures -$1.20 million, giving a free cash flow of $14.73 million.

Operating Cash Flow 15.93M
Capital Expenditures -1.20M
Free Cash Flow 14.73M
FCF Per Share $0.52
Full Cash Flow Statement


Gross margin is 91.62%, with operating and profit margins of 389.83% and 98.25%.

Gross Margin 91.62%
Operating Margin 389.83%
Pretax Margin 0.00%
Profit Margin 98.25%
EBITDA Margin 390.21%
EBIT Margin 389.83%
FCF Margin 25.68%

Dividends & Yields

This stock pays an annual dividend of $1.85, which amounts to a dividend yield of 4.14%.

Dividend Per Share $1.85
Dividend Yield 4.14%
Dividend Growth (YoY) -37.29%
Years of Dividend Growth n/a
Payout Ratio 92.50%
Buyback Yield -4.11%
Shareholder Yield 0.04%
Earnings Yield 4.46%
FCF Yield 1.16%
Dividend Details

Analyst Forecast

Price Target n/a
Price Target Difference n/a
Analyst Consensus n/a
Analyst Count n/a
Revenue Growth Forecast (5Y) n/a
EPS Growth Forecast (5Y) n/a

Stock Splits

The last stock split was on November 14, 2000. It was a reverse split with a ratio of 1:5.

Last Split Date Nov 14, 2000
Split Type Reverse
Split Ratio 1:5


CET has an Altman Z-Score of 241.62 and a Piotroski F-Score of 3.

Altman Z-Score 241.62
Piotroski F-Score 3