Contact Energy Limited Share Price and Company Fundamentals

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Contact Energy Limited generates and sells electricity and natural gas in New Zealand. The company operates through two segments, Wholesale and Retail. The Wholesale segment sells electricity to the wholesale electricity market, and commercial and industrial customers. The Retail segment delivers electricity, natural gas, broadband, and other products and services to mass market customers. It offers electricity, natural gas, and bottled gas generated through its 11 hydro, geothermal, and thermal power stations. The company serves approximately 580,000 customers. Contact Energy Limited was incorporated in 1995 and is based in Wellington, New Zealand.

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Company profile

Industry / Sector Utilities—Renewable / Utilities
Full time employees 944
Mailing address Harbour City Tower 29 Brandon Street Wellington 6011 New Zealand
Phone / Fax 64 4 499 4001 /


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Contact Energy Limited paid $0.35 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 08 Sept 2022.The dividend payout ratio is 149.57%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.CEN dividend payout ratio is more than 90% making it difficult for the company to maintain the dividends and increase it year by year.

CEN's forward dividend amount is $0.42 and the forward dividend yield is 5.43%. A forward dividend yield is the percentage of a company's current stock price that it expects to pay out as dividends over a certain time period, generally 12 months. Forward dividend yields are generally used in circumstances where the yield is predictable based on past instances. If not, trailing yields, which indicate the same value over the previous 12 months, are used.

Company Executives

As of Feb 2023, following are the company executives and directors listed on Contact Energy Limited.

Name Title Age Total Pay
Mr. Michael Fuge Chief Exec. Officer 1.73M
Mr. Dorian Kevin Thomas Devers A.C.M.A., ACMA, B.Sc., BSc (Hons) Chief Financial Officer 46
Mr. Iain Gauld Chief Information Officer
Mr. Matthew Forbes Investor Relations Mang. & GM of Corp. Fin.
Ms. Catherine Thompson Chief Corp. Affairs Officer & Gen. Counsel
Ms. Jan Bibby Chief People & Transformation Officer
Ms. Jacqui Nelson Chief Devel. Officer
Mr. Matt Bolton Chief Retail Officer
Mr. Tighe Wall Chief Digital Officer
Kirsten Clayton Company Sec.

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Profitability ratios are a class of financial metrics that are used to assess a business's ability to generate earnings relative to its revenue, operating costs, balance sheet assets, and shareholders' equity over time, using data from a specific point in time.

The return on equity signifies how well the management is running the company in terms of capital management. The ideal return on equity is greater than 10%. The return on equity is calculated as net income divided by total share holders equity.

Valuation and Trading Info

The market capitalization of Contact Energy Limited is and its enterprise value is .

The CEN's stocks Beta value is 0.36 making it 64% less volatile compared to NZX market index. Technology stocks and small caps tend to have higher betas than the market benchmark. This indicates that adding the stock to a portfolio will increase the portfolio’s risk, but also increase its expected return. On the other hand utility stocks often have low betas because they tend to move more slowly than market averages.

Contact Energy Limited (NZX:CEN) Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is Contact Energy Limited's Stock Symbol?

Contact Energy Limited trades on NZX under the ticker symbol "CEN".

2. What is Contact Energy Limited's stock price today?

One share of CEN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $7.75.

3. How can I contact Contact Energy Limited?

Contact Energy Limited's mailing address is Harbour City Tower 29 Brandon Street Wellington 6011 New Zealand. The company can be reached via phone at 64 4 499 4001.

4. What is Contact Energy Limited's official website?

The official website of Contact Energy Limited is