Century Aluminum Company (CENX): Price and Financial Metrics

Century Aluminum Company (CENX): $7.59

0.19 (+2.57%)

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  • Momentum is the dimension where CENX ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 72.79% of US stocks.
  • CENX's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • CENX's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 10.37% of US stocks).

CENX Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for CENX is 5.95 -- better than 93.37% of US stocks.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.23, CENTURY ALUMINUM CO has a higher such ratio than merely 5.54% of stocks in our set.
  • The volatility of CENTURY ALUMINUM CO's share price is greater than that of 91.79% 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 ARLP, ZNH, DLPN, CCNC, and TNK.
  • 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 28.28% lower, now standing at 7.1.
  • Over the past 243 months, CENX's price/earnings ratio has gone up 17.2.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CENX.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CENX 2022-09-02 0.2 1.4 11.3 7.1
CENX 2022-09-01 0.2 1.4 11.3 7.1
CENX 2022-08-31 0.2 1.5 11.8 7.3
CENX 2022-08-30 0.3 1.5 12.1 7.4
CENX 2022-08-29 0.3 1.6 12.9 7.7
CENX 2022-08-26 0.3 1.6 13.1 7.8

CENX Growth Metrics

    The 3 year revenue growth rate now stands at 30.77%.
  • Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at 42.68%.
  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at -36.17%.
CENX's revenue has moved up $933,020,000 over the prior 52 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
2022-03-31 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
2021-03-31 1,627.9 -41.5 -260.6
2020-12-31 1,605.1 42.9 -123.3

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 $7.59 52-week high $30.36
Prev. close $7.40 52-week low $6.58
Day low $7.35 Volume 463,928
Day high $7.68 Avg. volume 2,089,723
50-day MA $7.81 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $15.25 Market Cap 693.41M

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.

COLUMN-European smelter closures fracture aluminium pricing: Andy Home

Two more European aluminium smelters are powering down as the region's energy crisis shows no signs of abating. Close to 1 million tonnes of European primary aluminium capacity is now offline and more may follow as a notoriously power-hungry sector struggles to cope with soaring energy costs. The aluminium market, however, is unimpressed by Europe's mounting production woes, the London Metal Exchange (LME) three-month price sank to a 16-month low of $2,295 per tonne on Thursday morning.

Yahoo | September 1, 2022

Century Aluminum (CENX) Q2 Earnings and Sales Lag Estimates

Century Aluminum (CENX) sees higher shipments of primary aluminum in the second quarter.

Yahoo | August 11, 2022

Analysts Offer Insights on Materials Companies: Century Aluminum (CENX), Trex Company (TREX) and Osisko Gold Royalties (OR)

Analysts fell to the sidelines weighing in on Century Aluminum (CENX – Research Report), Trex Company (TREX – Research Report) and Osisko Gold Royalties (OR – Research Report) with neutral ratings, indicating that the experts are neither bullish nor bearish on the stocks. Century Aluminum (CENX) In a report released today, David Gagliano from BMO Capital maintained a Hold rating on Century Aluminum, with a price target of $8.00. The company's shares closed last Wednesday at $8.37, close to its 52-week low of $6.58. According to TipRanks.com, Gagliano is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 8.9% and a 36.1% success rate.

Howard Kim on TipRanks | August 10, 2022

Why Century Aluminum Stock Rallied in Early Trading Today

Shares of Century Aluminum (NASDAQ: CENX) rose sharply in morning trading on Aug. 10, gaining 17.5% by roughly 11:15 a.m. ET. The company reported second-quarter 2022 earnings after the close on Aug. 9, which would normally be the go-to explanation for the move. On the top line, Century Aluminum reported revenue of $856.6 million, up 14% from the $753.6 million it earned in the first quarter of the year.

Yahoo | August 10, 2022

Century Aluminum (CENX) Q2 Earnings and Revenues Miss Estimates

Century (CENX) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of -57.75% and 7.70%, respectively, for the quarter ended June 2022. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | August 9, 2022

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CENX Price Returns

1-mo -5.71%
3-mo -32.59%
6-mo -68.31%
1-year -37.17%
3-year 26.29%
5-year -59.84%
YTD -54.17%
2021 50.14%
2020 46.77%
2019 2.80%
2018 -62.78%
2017 129.44%

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