Kenon is part of the utilities sector and trades as 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 -2.70% which opened at 19.98 and closed at 19.44. It moved to an intraday high of 19.98 and a low of 19.44.

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

Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, KEN shares returned -0.87% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -1.42%. Over three months, it changed 1.73%. In one year it has changed 38.62% and within that year its 52 week high was 20.84 and its 52 week low was 13.67. KEN stock is 42.21% above its 52 week low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 17.19 and a 50 day moving average of 19.67. Right now, KEN stock is trading 13.07% 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 638 shares and has experienced an average volume of 2,688 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 2.41.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr 2019 -0.24
4thQtr 2018 -1.15
3rdQtr 2018 -0.38
2ndQtr 2018 -0.53
1stQtr 2018 10.13

The growth of the EPS is critical in understanding the current valuation 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 18,685, which was 0.03% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 13.05. 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 1.38.

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 2.99 and price-to-book is 1.70.

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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