Celanese Corporation Celanese Corporation (CE): Price and Financial Metrics

Celanese Corporation Celanese Corporation (CE): $167.19

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  • CE scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 98.94% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for CE is in Value, which has been heading up over the past 206 days.
  • CE ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 40th percentile.

CE Stock Summary

  • Celanese Corp's market capitalization of $18,770,216,124 is ahead of 88.19% of US-listed equities.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 8.99, Celanese Corp P/E ratio is greater than that of about only 14.29% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Celanese Corp is reporting a growth rate of 149.19%; that's higher than 88.75% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Celanese Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be AMCR, CAG, ALB, BG, and PKG.
  • Visit CE's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.celanese.com.

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 $172.86 Average Broker Recommendation 1.64 (Moderate Buy)

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CE Price/Volume Stats

Current price $167.19 52-week high $171.00
Prev. close $166.65 52-week low $75.59
Day low $166.25 Volume 545,800
Day high $168.00 Avg. volume 831,285
50-day MA $154.44 Dividend yield 1.63%
200-day MA $129.16 Market Cap 18.83B

Celanese Corporation Celanese Corporation (CE) Company Bio

Celanese Corporation manufactures and sells value-added chemicals, thermoplastic polymers, and other chemical-based products worldwide. The company was founded in 1918 and is based in Irving, Texas.

CE Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$167.19$113.18 -32%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Celanese Corp with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Celanese Corp ranked in the 45th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 32%. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Celanese Corp, consider:

  • The company's debt burden, as measured by earnings divided by interest payments, is 23.23 -- which is good for besting 85.39% of its peer stocks (US stocks in the Basic Materials sector with positive cash flow).
  • Celanese Corp's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 9%; for context, that number is higher than merely 18.87% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • CE's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than merely 18.87% of tickers in our DCF set.

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FMC, PPG, USLM, CSTM, and ACH can be thought of as valuation peers to CE, in the sense that they are in the Basic Materials sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Below are the latest news stories about Celanese Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate CE as an investment opportunity.

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CE Price Returns

1-mo 8.02%
3-mo 26.52%
6-mo 27.12%
1-year 122.82%
3-year 60.94%
5-year 161.85%
YTD 29.93%
2020 8.25%
2019 39.85%
2018 -14.31%
2017 38.52%
2016 19.42%

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