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LEU Centrus Energy PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The PE ratio for Centrus Energy stock stands at 7.38 as of Feb 23, 2024. This is calculated based on the TTM EPS of $5.55 and the stock price of $40.95 per share. A decrease of 41% has been observed in the PE ratio compared to its average of 12.5 of the last four quarters.

LEU PE ratio history

How has LEU's PE ratio performed in the past

Over the last nine years, the average PE ratio of Centrus Energy has been 9.95. The current 7.38 P/E ratio is 26% lower than the historical average. Looking back at the last nine years, LEU's PE ratio peaked in the Dec 2020 quarter at 39.2, with a price of $23.13 and an EPS of $0.59. The Jun 2015 quarter marked the lowest point at 0.05, with a price of $4.13 and an EPS of $77.4.

Average
9.95
Median
6.18
Minimum
0.05
Maximum
39.2

Centrus Energy PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 87.95% in 2022

Maximum annual decrease: -87.3% in 2021

Year PE ratio Change
2023 9.8 4.7%
2022 9.36 87.95%
2021 4.98 -87.3%
2020 39.2 N/A
2019 N/A N/A
2018 N/A N/A
2017 6.91 N/A
2016 N/A N/A
2015 N/A N/A
2013 N/A N/A

LEU average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of LEU for the past years

The current PE ratio of LEU is lower than its 3, 5 and 10-year averages.

3-year avg
11.22
5-year avg
11.58
10-year avg
9.95
15-year avg
29.96

LEU PE vs peers

What is LEU's PE ratio compared to its peers

In comparison to its peer stocks NEE and SO, LEU's PE ratio is lower. Centrus Energy's PE ratio is trading below the peer average of 20.55.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
LEU Centrus Energy Corp 7.42 $645.29M
EXC Exelon Corp 15.17 $35.48B
NEE Nextera Energy Inc 15.23 $112.84B
SO Southern Co 18.25 $72.49B
DUK Duke Energy CORP 25.64 $69.96B
PPL PPL Corp 26.27 $19.36B
UEC Uranium Energy Corp 635 $2.5B
URG Ur-Energy Inc N/A $420.26M

Frequently asked questions

What is Centrus Energy's PE ratio?

LEU stock has a price to earnings ratio of 7.38 as of Feb 23, 2024.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Centrus Energy (LEU)?

The average PE ratio for LEU stock over the past 3 years is 11.22.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Centrus Energy (LEU)?

The average PE ratio for LEU stock over the past 5 years is 11.58.

What is the highest PE ratio for LEU?

The highest quarterly PE ratio in the last nine years has been 39.2 and it was in the Dec 2020 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for LEU compare to its historical average?

The current PE ratio of LEU is 26% lower than the 9-year historical average.

Why is Centrus Energy's PE ratio so low?

LEU's PE ratio is low because its earnings per share (EPS) is high relative to its stock price.

How is LEU's PE ratio calculated (Centrus Energy PE ratio formula)?

You can calculate the P/E ratio by dividing the most recent stock price by the trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (Feb 23, 2024), Centrus Energy's share price is $40.95. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Dec 2023 is $5.55. Therefore, Centrus Energy's PE ratio for today is 7.38. PE RATIO(7.38) = STOCK PRICE($40.95) / TTM EPS($5.55)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.