Celanese Corp. (CE): Price and Financial Metrics

Celanese Corp. (CE): $115.47

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CE Price/Volume Stats

Current price $115.47 52-week high $161.37
Prev. close $113.88 52-week low $86.71
Day low $112.78 Volume 352,054
Day high $116.11 Avg. volume 1,190,414
50-day MA $106.37 Dividend yield 2.64%
200-day MA $106.82 Market Cap 12.56B

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CE POWR Grades

  • Quality is the dimension where CE ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 39.95% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for CE is in Quality, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • CE's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 14.84% of US stocks).

CE Stock Summary

  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for CELANESE CORP is higher than it is for about 94.37% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 259.22%, CELANESE CORP's debt growth rate surpasses 94.5% of about US stocks.
  • CELANESE CORP's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is -89.63%, greater than the shareholder yield of only 6.33% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to CE, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are NGVT, EAF, BVN, AGE, and MPAA.
  • 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 Valuation Summary

  • CE's price/sales ratio is 1.2; this is 29.41% lower than that of the median Basic Materials stock.
  • Over the past 223 months, CE's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 5.7.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CE.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CE 2023-05-17 1.2 2.0 7.8 17.5
CE 2023-05-16 1.1 2.0 7.5 17.2
CE 2023-05-15 1.1 2.0 7.7 17.4
CE 2023-05-12 1.1 1.9 7.4 17.1
CE 2023-05-11 1.1 1.9 7.4 17.1
CE 2023-05-10 1.1 2.0 7.6 17.3

CE Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 13.77%.
  • Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -11.26%.
  • The 3 year revenue growth rate now stands at 32.7%.
Over the past 15 months, CE's revenue has gone up $1.82e+09.

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
2022-12-31 9,673 1,819 1,894
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

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)

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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CE Price Returns

1-mo 9.04%
3-mo -1.44%
6-mo 15.57%
1-year -25.60%
3-year 26.16%
5-year 10.27%
YTD 14.37%
2022 -37.77%
2021 31.75%
2020 8.25%
2019 39.85%
2018 -14.31%

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