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

Celanese Corporation Celanese Corporation (CE): $153.32

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  • CE scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 98.79% of US stocks.
  • CE's strongest trending metric is Value; it's been moving up over the last 31 weeks.
  • CE's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 40.24% of US stocks).

CE Stock Summary

  • CE's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 2.91 -- higher than just 12.91% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • CE's current price/earnings ratio is 6.78, which is higher than only 8.93% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • Over the past twelve months, CE has reported earnings growth of 233.45%, putting it ahead of 91.97% of US stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Celanese Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be CTLT, LDOS, STLD, FOXA, and RE.
  • 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 price/sales ratio is 2.9; this is 20.83% higher than that of the median Basic Materials stock.
  • CE's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 3.6 over the prior 201 months.
  • CE's price/sales ratio has moved up 2.3 over the prior 201 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CE.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CE 2020-12-01 2.8 6.1 26.5 23.3
CE 2018-04-09 2.2 4.8 16.3 14.2
CE 2012-05-04 1.1 4.7 11.2 10.7
CE 2009-01-09 0.3 2.1 3.4 4.8
CE 2008-05-05 1.0 6.1 18.9 12.5
CE 2006-10-25 0.5 7.5 7.3 7.6

CE Growth Metrics

  • The 3 year price growth rate now stands at 60.84%.
  • Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 41.51%.
  • Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 125.54%.
Over the past 52 months, CE's revenue has gone up $1,542,000,000.

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
2021-06-30 6,998 1,248 2,520
2021-03-31 5,993 1,200 2,089
2020-12-31 5,655 1,343 1,985
2020-09-30 5,496 1,395 575
2020-06-30 5,671 1,361 631
2020-03-31 6,070 1,406 733

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 $176.59 Average Broker Recommendation 1.61 (Moderate Buy)

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CE Price/Volume Stats

Current price $153.32 52-week high $171.00
Prev. close $156.23 52-week low $97.75
Day low $152.79 Volume 243,407
Day high $155.77 Avg. volume 806,998
50-day MA $155.33 Dividend yield 1.75%
200-day MA $143.17 Market Cap 17.04B

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:
$153.32$112.43 -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 44th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 31.17%. 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; that's higher than 85.05% of US stocks in the Basic Materials sector that have positive free cash flow.
  • Celanese Corp's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 9%; for context, that number is higher than only 22.41% 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 only 22.41% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Basic Materials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as CE, try GCP, PPG, CMCL, KOP, and RGLD.

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Celanese Corporation (CE) Q2 2021 Earnings Call Transcript

CE earnings call for the period ending June 30, 2021.

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CE Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo -8.53%
6-mo 22.16%
1-year 60.37%
3-year 41.47%
5-year 162.75%
YTD 19.70%
2020 8.25%
2019 39.85%
2018 -14.31%
2017 38.52%
2016 19.42%

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