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

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$11.93 -0.09 (-0.75 %)
(As of 08/21/2018 03:58 AM ET)
Previous Close$12.02
Today's Range$11.86 - $12.33
52-Week Range$11.04 - $24.77
Volume1.76 million shs
Average Volume2.12 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.06 billion
P/E Ratio33.83
Dividend YieldN/A
Century Aluminum logoCentury 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 Ratio33.83
Forward P/E Ratio13.11
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.59 billion
Price / Sales0.66
Cash Flow$1.3374 per share
Price / Cash8.92
Book Value$9.50 per share
Price / Book1.26


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$1.06 billion

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) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 1st. The industrial products company reported $0.32 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.27 by $0.05. The industrial products company had revenue of $470 million for 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 revenue for the quarter was up 20.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.01 EPS. 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.

What price target have analysts set for CENX?

6 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Century Aluminum's stock. Their predictions range from $19.00 to $25.00. On average, they anticipate Century Aluminum's stock price to reach $21.40 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 79.4% 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 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Century Aluminum.

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)
  • Ms. Michelle M. Harrison, Interim Principal Accounting Officer, Sr. VP of Fin. & Treasurer (Age 43)
  • Mr. Jesse E. Gary, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 38)
  • Mr. John E. Hoerner, Exec. VP of North American Operations (Age 61)
  • Mr. Craig C. Conti, Exec. VP & CFO

Has Century Aluminum been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about CENX stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Century Aluminum earned a daily sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern's scale. They also gave news coverage about the industrial products company an impact score of 47.21 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for Century Aluminum.

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 Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.40%), BlackRock Inc. (7.89%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (1.58%), United Services Automobile Association (0.94%), Point72 Asset Management L.P. (0.70%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.64%). Company insiders that own Century Aluminum stock include Michael A Bless, Michelle Harrison and Michelle Lair. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Century Aluminum.

Which major investors are selling Century Aluminum stock?

CENX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including ING Groep NV, Natixis, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Bank of America Corp DE, Millennium Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Pinebridge Investments L.P. and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Century Aluminum.

Which major investors are buying Century Aluminum stock?

CENX stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fisher Asset Management LLC, United Services Automobile Association, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc., Point72 Asset Management L.P., BlackRock Inc., Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec and Mutual of America Capital Management LLC. 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 $11.93.

How big of a company is Century Aluminum?

Century Aluminum has a market capitalization of $1.06 billion 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.

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:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  214 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  392 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  606
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 8/21/2018 by Staff

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