Century Aluminum Company (CENX): Price and Financial Metrics

Century Aluminum Company (CENX): $9.15

0.21 (+2.35%)

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  • CENX scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 62.85% of US stocks.
  • CENX's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving down over the last 178 days.
  • CENX ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 13th percentile.

CENX Stock Summary

  • CENTURY ALUMINUM CO's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 94.15% of US listed stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of CENTURY ALUMINUM CO's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 7.59% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • CENX's price/sales ratio is 0.29; that's higher than the P/S ratio of merely 9.84% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to CENTURY ALUMINUM CO, a group of peers worth examining would be ENLC, PAA, RLGT, PLAY, and USX.
  • 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/earnings ratio is 583.87% lower, now standing at -60.
  • CENX's price/earnings ratio has moved down 53.8 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 2023-03-16 0.3 2.1 -60.0 21.4
CENX 2023-03-15 0.3 2.1 -59.3 21.2
CENX 2023-03-14 0.3 2.3 -66.4 22.8
CENX 2023-03-13 0.3 2.2 -63.4 22.2
CENX 2023-03-10 0.3 2.3 -66.0 22.7
CENX 2023-03-09 0.4 2.6 -74.2 24.6

CENX Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -67.74%.
  • Its 2 year price growth rate is now at 243.55%.
  • Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 518.82%.
Over the past 67 months, CENX's revenue has gone up $1,540,474,000.

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
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 $9.15 52-week high $29.85
Prev. close $8.94 52-week low $5.27
Day low $9.02 Volume 1,319,035
Day high $9.35 Avg. volume 2,003,465
50-day MA $10.67 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $8.59 Market Cap 844.76M

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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Century Aluminum CEO Jesse Gary Thanks the Biden Administration for Invitation to Participate in Roundtable Discussion on Industrial Innovation and Decarbonization

CHICAGO, March 03, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ: CENX) today released the following statement from President and Chief Executive Officer Jesse Gary after his visit to the White House for a roundtable discussion with other industry leaders and labor leaders to discuss industrial innovation and decarbonization efforts: “Thank you to the Biden Administration for inviting Century to the White House on this important occasion. As we have stated before, Century Aluminum fu

Yahoo | March 3, 2023

Why Shares of Century Aluminum Are Up More Than 20% This Week

Shares of Century Aluminum (NASDAQ: CENX) are set to end the week near a price of $12.80, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence, up more than 20% from last Friday's closing price. Much of the credit for this week's surge can be given to President Joe Biden. Last Friday, the President signed a proclamation imposing a 200% tariff on imports of aluminum products manufactured in Russia.

Yahoo | March 3, 2023

Century Aluminum (CENX) Q4 Earnings Beat Estimates, Sales Lag

Lower shipment volumes and weak realized aluminum prices weigh on the Q4 performance of Century Aluminum (CENX).

Yahoo | February 28, 2023

We Might See A Profit From Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ:CENX) Soon

We feel now is a pretty good time to analyse Century Aluminum Company's ( NASDAQ:CENX ) business as it appears the...

Yahoo | February 25, 2023

The Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ:CENX) Analysts Have Been Trimming Their Sales Forecasts

Market forces rained on the parade of Century Aluminum Company ( NASDAQ:CENX ) shareholders today, when the analysts...

Yahoo | February 25, 2023

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CENX Price Returns

1-mo -11.68%
3-mo 13.52%
6-mo 44.32%
1-year -66.22%
3-year 190.48%
5-year -45.41%
YTD 11.86%
2022 -50.60%
2021 50.14%
2020 46.77%
2019 2.80%
2018 -62.78%

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