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Central Securities Corp. (CET)

Equity · Currency in USD · Last updated Jun 30, 2022

Company Info

SectorFinancial Services
IndustryAsset Management

Trading Data

Previous Close$35.15
Year Range$33.65 - $44.36
EMA (50)$37.11
EMA (200)$38.93
Average Volume$23.54K
Market Capitalization$963.32M

CETShare Price Chart

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The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in Central Securities Corp. on Jan 5, 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $37,635 for a total return of roughly 276.35%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.

CET (Central Securities Corp.)
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CETReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized


CETMonthly Returns Heatmap

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CETSharpe Ratio Chart

The Sharpe ratio shows whether the portfolio's excess returns are due to smart investment decisions or a result of taking a higher risk. The higher a portfolio's Sharpe ratio, the better its risk-adjusted performance.

The current Central Securities Corp. Sharpe ratio is -0.51. A negative Sharpe ratio means that the risk-free rate is higher than the portfolio's return. This value does not convey any meaningful information.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.

CET (Central Securities Corp.)
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CETDividend History

Central Securities Corp. granted a 10.67% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $3.75 per share.


Dividend yield


CETDrawdowns Chart

The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.

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CETWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the Central Securities Corp.. A maximum drawdown is an indicator of risk. It shows a reduction in portfolio value from its maximum due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown since January 2010 for the Central Securities Corp. is 39.91%, recorded on Mar 18, 2020. It took 204 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.



To Bottom


To Recover



-39.91%Jan 17, 202042Mar 18, 2020204Jan 7, 2021246
-25.14%Dec 24, 2014285Feb 11, 2016196Nov 21, 2016481
-24.15%Jan 3, 2022115Jun 16, 2022
-22.79%Jun 1, 201188Oct 4, 2011445Jul 15, 2013533
-16.8%Aug 30, 201880Dec 24, 201854Mar 14, 2019134
-13%Apr 30, 201046Jul 6, 201084Nov 2, 2010130
-11.45%Jul 24, 201459Oct 15, 201448Dec 23, 2014107
-9.96%Jan 18, 201846Mar 23, 201853Jun 8, 201899
-6.33%Jul 26, 201712Aug 10, 201736Oct 2, 201748
-5.85%Jan 20, 201013Feb 5, 201015Mar 1, 201028

CETVolatility Chart

Current Central Securities Corp. volatility is 31.06%. The chart below shows the rolling 10-day volatility. Volatility is a statistical measure showing how big price swings are in either direction. The higher asset volatility, the riskier it is, because the price movements are less predictable.

CET (Central Securities Corp.)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

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