Century Aluminum Company (CENX): Price and Financial Metrics

Century Aluminum Company (CENX): $9.47

0.66 (+7.49%)

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  • CENX scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 73.81% of US stocks.
  • CENX's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving down over the last 178 days.
  • CENX's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 1.52% of US stocks).

CENX Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for CENX is 5.63 -- better than 92.3% of US stocks.
  • The price/operating cash flow metric for CENTURY ALUMINUM CO is higher than 97.92% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • The volatility of CENTURY ALUMINUM CO's share price is greater than that of 95.81% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to CENX, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are X, ZNH, ARLP, HNRG, and APLE.
  • CENX's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit CENTURY ALUMINUM CO's official web site, go to centuryaluminum.com.

CENX Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Basic Materials stock, CENX's price/sales ratio is 84.21% lower, now standing at 0.3.
  • CENX's price/earnings ratio has moved up 10.7 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CENX.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CENX 2022-12-02 0.3 1.7 5.6 4.9
CENX 2022-12-01 0.3 1.6 5.2 4.7
CENX 2022-11-30 0.3 1.6 5.4 4.8
CENX 2022-11-29 0.3 1.5 5.0 4.6
CENX 2022-11-28 0.3 1.4 4.8 4.4
CENX 2022-11-25 0.3 1.5 5.0 4.6

CENX Growth Metrics

    The year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 154.22%.
  • Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 11.95%.
  • The 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 89.71%.
CENX's revenue has moved up $1,587,406,000 over the prior 70 months.

The table below shows CENX'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 2,906.5 4.6 153.7
2022-06-30 2,850.7 91.8 59.7
2022-03-31 2,522.1 22.5 -10.5
2021-12-31 2,212.5 -64.7 -167.1
2021-09-30 1,942.5 -2.5 -263
2021-06-30 1,754 -116.6 -268.8

CENX'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.
  • CENX has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 31.88% of graded US stocks.
  • CENX's asset turnover comes in at 1.259 -- ranking 13th of 41 Steel Works Etc stocks.
  • TWI, GLW, and FRD are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with CENX.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 1.259 -0.016 -0.203
2021-03-31 1.144 -0.038 -0.161
2020-12-31 1.085 -0.023 -0.064
2020-09-30 1.097 -0.017 -0.045
2020-06-30 1.111 -0.009 -0.023
2020-03-31 1.160 -0.004 -0.020

CENX Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of CENX, see our CENX 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 $17.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.75 (Moderate Buy)

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CENX Price/Volume Stats

Current price $9.47 52-week high $30.36
Prev. close $8.81 52-week low $5.27
Day low $8.52 Volume 1,656,500
Day high $9.55 Avg. volume 2,134,113
50-day MA $7.23 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $12.66 Market Cap 865.06M

Century Aluminum Company (CENX) Company Bio

Century Aluminum Company produces primary aluminum in the United States and Iceland. It produces standard grade and value-added primary aluminum products; and carbon products, such as anodes and cathodes. The company was founded in 1995 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.

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Latest CENX News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about CENTURY ALUMINUM CO that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate CENX as an investment opportunity.

Century (CENX) Upgraded to Buy: What Does It Mean for the Stock?

Century (CENX) might move higher on growing optimism about its earnings prospects, which is reflected by its upgrade to a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

Yahoo | November 28, 2022

Fast-paced Momentum Stock Century (CENX) Is Still Trading at a Bargain

Century (CENX) could be a great choice for investors looking to buy stocks that have gained strong momentum recently but are still trading at reasonable prices. It is one of the several stocks that made it through our 'Fast-Paced Momentum at a Bargain' screen.

Yahoo | November 28, 2022

Century Aluminum (CENX) Q3 Earnings Beat Estimates, Sales Lag

Century Aluminum (CENX) sees sequentially lower shipments in Q3 due to lower volumes from the Hawesville plant related to the curtailment of production at the facility.

Yahoo | November 14, 2022

Wall Street Analysts Predict an 84% Upside in Century (CENX): Here's What You Should Know

The consensus price target hints at an 83.6% upside potential for Century (CENX). While empirical research shows that this sought-after metric is hardly effective, an upward trend in earnings estimate revisions could mean that the stock will witness an upside in the near term.

Yahoo | November 10, 2022

Century Aluminum Third Quarter 2022 Earnings: EPS Beats Expectations, Revenues Lag

Century Aluminum ( NASDAQ:CENX ) Third Quarter 2022 Results Key Financial Results Revenue: US$637.2m (up 9.6% from 3Q...

Yahoo | November 9, 2022

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CENX Price Returns

1-mo 30.08%
3-mo 29.55%
6-mo -21.99%
1-year -28.26%
3-year 36.46%
5-year -29.33%
YTD -42.81%
2021 50.14%
2020 46.77%
2019 2.80%
2018 -62.78%
2017 129.44%

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