NASDAQ:CENX - Century Aluminum Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$9.80 -0.12 (-1.21 %)
(As of 10/21/2018 01:07 PM ET)
Previous Close$9.80
Today's Range$9.79 - $10.13
52-Week Range$9.79 - $24.77
Volume1.37 million shs
Average Volume3.18 million shs
Market Capitalization$858.49 million
P/E Ratio14.20
Dividend YieldN/A
Century Aluminum Company, together with its subsidiaries, produces standard-grade and value-added primary aluminum in the United States and Iceland. The company was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Primary aluminum
SectorIndustrial Products


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.29
Current Ratio2.89
Quick Ratio1.16


Trailing P/E Ratio14.20
Forward P/E Ratio-245.00
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.59 billion
Price / Sales0.54
Cash Flow$1.3611 per share
Price / Cash7.20
Book Value$9.50 per share
Price / Book1.03


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.36
Net Income$48.58 million
Net Margins4.22%
Return on Equity8.11%
Return on Assets4.20%


Outstanding Shares87,600,000
Market Cap$858.49 million

Century Aluminum (NASDAQ:CENX) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Century Aluminum's stock symbol?

Century Aluminum trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CENX."

How were Century Aluminum's earnings last quarter?

Century Aluminum Co (NASDAQ:CENX) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 1st. The industrial products company reported $0.32 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.27 by $0.05. The industrial products company earned $470 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $458.03 million. Century Aluminum had a net margin of 4.22% and a return on equity of 8.11%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 20.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.01 earnings per share. View Century Aluminum's Earnings History.

When is Century Aluminum's next earnings date?

Century Aluminum is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Century Aluminum.

How can I listen to Century Aluminum's earnings call?

Century Aluminum will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, October 25th at 5:00 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

What price target have analysts set for CENX?

6 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Century Aluminum's stock. Their forecasts range from $10.00 to $22.00. On average, they anticipate Century Aluminum's share price to reach $17.8333 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 82.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Century Aluminum.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Century Aluminum?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Century Aluminum in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Century Aluminum.

Are investors shorting Century Aluminum?

Century Aluminum saw a increase in short interest in September. As of September 28th, there was short interest totalling 6,199,717 shares, an increase of 45.3% from the September 14th total of 4,265,748 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,276,273 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.9 days. Currently, 12.6% of the company's stock are short sold. View Century Aluminum's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Century Aluminum's key competitors?

Who are Century Aluminum's key executives?

Century Aluminum's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Michael A. Bless, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. Jesse E. Gary, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 38)
  • Mr. John E. Hoerner, Exec. VP of North American Operations (Age 61)
  • Ms. Michelle M. Harrison, Sr. VP of Fin. & Treasurer (Age 43)
  • Mr. Craig C. Conti, Exec. VP & CFO

Who are Century Aluminum's major shareholders?

Century Aluminum's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Bank of Montreal Can (0.13%). Company insiders that own Century Aluminum stock include Michael A Bless, Michelle Harrison and Michelle Lair. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Century Aluminum.

Which institutional investors are buying Century Aluminum stock?

CENX stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can. View Insider Buying and Selling for Century Aluminum.

How do I buy shares of Century Aluminum?

Shares of CENX can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Century Aluminum's stock price today?

One share of CENX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $9.80.

How big of a company is Century Aluminum?

Century Aluminum has a market capitalization of $858.49 million and generates $1.59 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $48.58 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.36 on an earnings per share basis. Century Aluminum employs 1,864 workers across the globe.

What is Century Aluminum's official website?

The official website for Century Aluminum is

How can I contact Century Aluminum?

Century Aluminum's mailing address is ONE SOUTH WACKER DRIVE SUITE 1000, CHICAGO IL, 60606. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at 312-696-3101 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Century Aluminum (NASDAQ CENX)

Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  227 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  426 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  653
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Century Aluminum and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CENX will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CENX will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/21/2018 by Staff

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