Kenon trades as part of the utilities sector and is part of the regulated utilities industry. The company CEO is Robert Rosen. Kenon , through its subsidiaries, provides electricity generation using technologies such as hydroelectric, natural gas and diesel turbines and heavy fuel oil engines, in Peru, Chile, Colombia, El Salvador, Jamaica, Nicaragua, among others.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The KEN shares had a previous change of 6.44% which opened at 18.36 and closed at 18.97. It moved to an intraday high of 18.98 and a low of 18.36.

PR Newswire:  Kenon Holdings Reports Q1 2019 Results and Additional Updates

Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, KEN shares returned -2.67% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -5.17%. Over three months, it changed 0.57%. In one year it has changed 34.13% and within that year its 52 week high was 20.84 and its 52 week low was 13.67. KEN stock is 38.75% above its 52 week low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 17.04 and a 50 day moving average of 19.67. Right now, KEN stock is trading 11.28% above its 200 day moving average.

SeekingAlpha:  Kenon reports Q1 results


The company has a market cap of $1.0b with 53.8m shares outstanding and a float of 53.8m shares. Trading volume was 2,524 shares and has experienced an average volume of 2,206 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.


The last annual reported EPS for Kenon was 8.07 which ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 2.35.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1st Qtr 2019 -0.24
4th Qtr 2018 -1.15
3rd Qtr 2018 -0.38
2nd Qtr 2018 -0.53
1st Qtr 2018 10.13

The long-term trend of the EPS is an important number as it indicates the present value of Kenon; the EPS growth rate, as it is usually called, is typically displayed as a percentage, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been -1.20% over the last twelve months.

Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 7.70% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 19,739, which was 0.04% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 4.85. This stock has some short interest, but it might be normal and no need to worry if long the position.

The beta was calculated to be 1.40.

SeekingAlpha:  Kenon reports Q1 results

Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on assets is -7.79%, profit margin is -29.82%, price-to-sales is 2.67 and price-to-book is 1.51.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 0  : Growth Expectations Result
 4  : Financial Safety Result
 0  : Past Performance Result
 0  : Valuation Result
 2  : Dividend Safety Result
 1  : Overall Result

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