Celanese Corp. (CE): Price and Financial Metrics

Celanese Corp. (CE): $123.20

1.25 (+1.03%)

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CE POWR Grades

  • Quality is the dimension where CE ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 83.41% of US stocks.
  • CE's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • CE ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 3rd percentile.

CE Stock Summary

  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for CELANESE CORP is higher than it is for about 94.8% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 211.68%, CELANESE CORP's debt growth rate surpasses 93.28% of about US stocks.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for CE comes in at -62.57% -- higher than that of just 8.35% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to CE, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are NGVT, OC, TTMI, BON, and ZEV.
  • CE's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit CELANESE CORP's official web site, go to www.celanese.com.

CE Valuation Summary

  • CE's EV/EBIT ratio is 7; this is 32.69% lower than that of the median Basic Materials stock.
  • Over the past 219 months, CE's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.8.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CE.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CE 2023-01-27 1.4 2.6 7.9 7.0
CE 2023-01-26 1.4 2.6 7.9 7.0
CE 2023-01-25 1.4 2.7 8.0 7.0
CE 2023-01-24 1.4 2.7 8.0 7.1
CE 2023-01-23 1.4 2.7 8.1 7.1
CE 2023-01-20 1.4 2.7 8.0 7.0

CE Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -11.26%.
  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 13.77%.
  • The 5 year price growth rate now stands at -8.04%.
Over the past 49 months, CE's revenue has gone up $2,541,000,000.

The table below shows CE's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 9,600 1,862 1,651
2022-06-30 9,565 2,025 1,966
2022-03-31 9,277 1,957 2,070
2021-12-31 8,537 1,757 1,890
2021-09-30 7,853 1,447 2,819
2021-06-30 6,998 1,248 2,520

CE's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • CE has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 93.59% of graded US stocks.
  • CE's asset turnover comes in at 0.706 -- ranking 39th of 89 Chemicals stocks.
  • WLK, EMN, and FF are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with CE.

The table below shows CE's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.706 0.298 0.316
2021-06-30 0.656 0.279 0.291
2021-03-31 0.586 0.239 0.247
2020-12-31 0.569 0.229 0.237
2020-09-30 0.574 0.224 0.083
2020-06-30 0.598 0.233 0.091

CE Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of CE, see our CE price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $178.09 Average Broker Recommendation 1.57 (Moderate Buy)

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CE Price/Volume Stats

Current price $123.20 52-week high $162.08
Prev. close $121.95 52-week low $86.71
Day low $121.07 Volume 1,105,700
Day high $123.54 Avg. volume 971,310
50-day MA $109.42 Dividend yield 2.27%
200-day MA $116.25 Market Cap 13.36B

Celanese Corp. (CE) Company Bio

Celanese Corporation, formerly known as Hoechst Celanese, is an American technology and specialty materials company headquartered in IrvingTexas, United States.  Part of the Fortune 500, the company is the world’s leading producer of acetic acid, producing about 1.95 million tonnes per year, representing approximately 25% of global production. Celanese is also the world's largest producer of vinyl acetate monomer (VAM). (Source:Wikipedia)

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Yahoo | January 18, 2023

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CE Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo 30.38%
6-mo 11.96%
1-year -20.06%
3-year 27.21%
5-year 30.59%
YTD 20.50%
2022 -37.77%
2021 31.75%
2020 8.25%
2019 39.85%
2018 -14.31%

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