Central Securities Corp.  

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-0.16 (-0.60%)
Apr 25 - Close
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Currency in USD
Range 26.58 - 26.80
52 week 24.12 - 29.00
Open 26.72
Vol / Avg. 25,390.00/19,889.00
Mkt cap 676.28M
P/E 3.96
Div/yield 0.24/1.01
EPS 6.72
Shares 25.14M
Beta 0.90
Inst. own 12%

Key stats and ratios

Q4 (Dec '17) 2017
Net profit margin 1578.61% 1348.05%
Operating margin 53.02% 55.06%
EBITD margin - 55.73%
Return on average assets 24.32% 22.53%
Return on average equity 24.36% 22.55%
Employees 6 -
CDP Score - -


630 5th Ave Ste 820
NEW YORK, NY 10111-0803
United States - Map
+1-212-6982020 (Phone)
+1-302-6555049 (Fax)

Website links

External links

Analyst Estimates - MarketWatch
SEC Filings - EDGAR Online
Major Holders - MSN Money


Central Securities Corporation is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Company's investment objective is long-term growth of capital and its approach is based on value investing. The Company invests primarily in common stocks, but it may invest in bonds, convertible bonds, preferred stocks, convertible preferred stocks, warrants, options real estate, or short-term obligations of governments, banks and corporations. The Company, from time to time, invests in securities the resale of which is restricted. The Company invests in various sectors, including insurance, technology hardware and equipment, diversified financial, semiconductor, banks, diversified industrial, healthcare, media, real estate investment trusts, retailing and others. Its short-term investments include investments in the United States Treasury Bills.

Officers and directors

Wilmot Higgins Kidd III Chairman of the Board
Age: 76
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
John C. Hill President
Age: 44
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Lawrence P. Vogel Vice President, Treasurer
Age: 60
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Marlene A. Krumholz Vice President, Secretary
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Andrew J. O'Neill Vice President
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
L. Price Blackford Lead Independent Director
Age: 66
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Wilmot Kidd IV Director
Age: 38
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Simms C. Browning Independent Director
Age: 77
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Donald G. Calder Independent Director
Age: 80
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
David C. Colander Independent Director
Age: 70
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters