Centrica PLC (OTCMKTS:CPYYY) – Equities research analysts at Jefferies Group lifted their FY2017 earnings per share estimates for shares of Centrica in a report issued on Thursday. Jefferies Group analyst A. Farman now forecasts that the utilities provider will post earnings of $0.70 per share for the year, up from their previous estimate of $0.67. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Centrica’s FY2018 earnings at $0.75 EPS and FY2020 earnings at $0.75 EPS.

CPYYY has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Zacks Investment Research cut Centrica from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 30th. Credit Suisse Group upgraded Centrica from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, January 5th. Goldman Sachs Group upgraded Centrica from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, November 24th. Finally, ValuEngine cut Centrica from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 8th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $12.00.

Shares of Centrica (OTCMKTS CPYYY) opened at $7.41 on Monday. Centrica has a 12 month low of $6.97 and a 12 month high of $11.80. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.25, a current ratio of 1.28 and a quick ratio of 1.23.

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Centrica Company Profile

Centrica plc is an energy and services company. The Company’s segments include Energy Supply & Services-UK & Ireland, Energy Supply & Services-North America, Connected Home, Distributed Energy & Power, Energy Marketing & Trading, Exploration & Production, Central Power Generation and Centrica Storage.

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