Century Aluminum Company (CENX): Price and Financial Metrics

Century Aluminum Company (CENX): $7.28

-0.09 (-1.22%)

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  • CENX scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 95.53% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for CENX is in Value, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • CENX ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 10th percentile.

CENX Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for CENX is 5.26 -- better than 92.77% of US stocks.
  • For CENX, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 88.38% of US equities we're observing.
  • The volatility of Century Aluminum Co's share price is greater than that of 84.08% 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 ATI, CPAC, SBS, BRFS, and ESEA.
  • 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 EV/EBIT ratio is 135.53% lower, now standing at -5.4.
  • CENX's price/earnings ratio has moved down 22 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, CENX's price/earnings ratio has gone down 22.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CENX.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CENX 2021-09-03 0.7 3.1 -4.3 -5.4
CENX 2021-09-02 0.6 3.1 -4.2 -5.4
CENX 2021-09-01 0.6 3.0 -4.2 -5.3
CENX 2021-08-31 0.7 3.1 -4.3 -5.5
CENX 2021-08-30 0.6 3.0 -4.2 -5.3
CENX 2021-08-27 0.6 3.0 -4.2 -5.3

CENX Growth Metrics

    The 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 17.4%.
  • Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 17.4%.
  • Its 5 year revenue growth rate is now at 5.17%.
Over the past 70 months, CENX's revenue has gone up $531,700,000.

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
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
2021-03-31 1,627.9 -41.5 -260.6
2020-12-31 1,605.1 42.9 -123.3
2020-09-30 1,651.4 55.4 -92.6

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 $7.28 52-week high $30.36
Prev. close $7.37 52-week low $6.93
Day low $6.96 Volume 2,223,400
Day high $7.42 Avg. volume 2,206,159
50-day MA $12.56 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $16.80 Market Cap 664.17M

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 Aluminum Co (CENX) CEO Jesse Gary on Q4 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Century Aluminum Co (CENX) Q4 2021 Earnings Conference Call February 24, 2022, 17:00 ET Company Participants Peter Trpkovski - Finance Manager Jesse Gary - President, CEO & Director Craig Conti - EVP, CFO & Principal Financial Officer Conference Call Participants David Gagliano - BMO Capital Markets Timna Tanners - Wolfe...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | February 25, 2022

Century Aluminum Company Reports Fourth Quarter 2021 Results

CHICAGO, Feb. 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ: CENX) today announced its fourth quarter and full year 2021 results. 2021 Business Highlights Realized LME aluminum price of $2,605/T in fourth quarter is up $230/T from prior quarterRealized regional premiums of $720/T and $340/T for U.S. Midwest and EU Duty Paid, respectively. These were up $50/T and $95/T from prior quarter, respectivelyStarted construction of expansion project into low-carbon billet production for o

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

Century Aluminum announces cybersecurity incursion

On February 16, 2022, Century Aluminum (CENX) detected a cyber incursion affecting some of the servers supporting its global operations

Seeking Alpha | February 17, 2022

Century Aluminum Cybersecurity Incursion; No Current Material Impact to Production

On February 16, 2022, Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ: CENX) detected a cyber incursion affecting some of the servers supporting our global operations. The Company took immediate action by shutting down all impacted information systems and activating the Company's internal response procedures and mobilizing both internal resources and third-party experts to address the situation as quickly as possible.

Yahoo | February 17, 2022

Aluminum Stocks AA, KALU, CENX Pop on Record Prices Amid Ukraine Conflict Fears

Aluminum stocks are rising as global supply of the metal is threatened by geopolitical forces.

Samuel O'Brient on InvestorPlace | February 16, 2022

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CENX Price Returns

1-mo -41.15%
3-mo -72.55%
6-mo -56.07%
1-year -44.81%
3-year 6.59%
5-year -55.20%
YTD -56.04%
2021 50.14%
2020 46.77%
2019 2.80%
2018 -62.78%
2017 129.44%

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