Century Aluminum Company (CENX): Price and Financial Metrics

Century Aluminum Company (CENX): $15.43

-0.62 (-3.86%)

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  • CENX scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 96.94% of US stocks.
  • CENX's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 52 weeks.
  • CENX's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 4.22% of US stocks).

CENX Stock Summary

  • Century Aluminum Co's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 91.93% of US listed stocks.
  • For CENX, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 88.84% of US equities we're observing.
  • Over the past twelve months, CENX has reported earnings growth of 714.57%, putting it ahead of 96.56% of US stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to CENX, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are NATH, LOAN, SBS, CPAC, and ELP.
  • Visit CENX's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's 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

  • Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -81.93%.
  • Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -81.59%.
  • Its 2 year price growth rate is now at -67.95%.
CENX's revenue has moved down $86,147,000 over the prior 33 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
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
2020-06-30 1,696.5 114.9 -55.1
2020-03-31 1,767.7 73.8 -48.9

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 33.99% of graded US stocks.
  • CENX's asset turnover comes in at 1.259 -- ranking 13th of 41 Steel Works Etc stocks.
  • GLW, TWI, 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 $15.43 52-week high $19.60
Prev. close $16.05 52-week low $6.27
Day low $15.06 Volume 1,338,462
Day high $15.78 Avg. volume 1,600,929
50-day MA $13.43 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $13.88 Market Cap 1.39B

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.

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Yahoo | October 4, 2021

Surging Earnings Estimates Signal Good News for Century Aluminum (CENX)

Century Aluminum (CENX) is seeing positive earnings estimate revisions, suggesting that it could be a solid choice for investors.

Yahoo | September 24, 2021

Why Shares in Century Aluminum Soared Today

Shares of aluminum-producer Century Aluminum (NASDAQ: CENX) rose a whopping 11.4% as of 3 p.m. EDT today. Given that stocks across the aluminum sector, such as Alcoa and Kaiser Aluminum, rose strongly, as well, it's fair to say that this is a sector-wide move rather than purely a stock-specific one. China is responsible for producing 60% of the world's aluminum, so a slump in demand from China would create a glut that would play out in lower global prices.

Yahoo | September 22, 2021

CENX Crosses Above Key Moving Average Level

In trading on Wednesday, shares of Century Aluminum Co. (Symbol: CENX) crossed above their 200 day moving average of $13.42, changing hands as high as $13.68 per share. Century Aluminum Co. shares are currently trading up about 5.3% on the day. The chart below shows the one year performance of CENX shares, versus its 200 [] The post CENX Crosses Above Key Moving Average Level appeared first on UK Stocks, Forex, Commodities, Crypto, Live Market News- Daily Forex News .

FXNews24 | September 15, 2021

The five-year returns have been splendid for Century Aluminum (NASDAQ:CENX) shareholders despite underlying losses increasing

When you buy shares in a company, it's worth keeping in mind the possibility that it could fail, and you could lose...

Yahoo | September 15, 2021

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CENX Price Returns

1-mo 26.68%
3-mo 24.14%
6-mo -0.64%
1-year 102.76%
3-year 56.02%
5-year 114.01%
YTD 39.89%
2020 46.77%
2019 2.80%
2018 -62.78%
2017 129.44%
2016 93.67%

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