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

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$8.15 -0.21 (-2.51 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$8.15
Today's Range$8.09 - $8.4250
52-Week Range$7.65 - $24.77
Volume1.08 million shs
Average Volume1.19 million shs
Market Capitalization$732.60 million
P/E Ratio22.64
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
Current SymbolNASDAQ:CENX
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.30
Current Ratio2.56
Quick Ratio0.87


Trailing P/E Ratio22.64
Forward P/E Ratio-40.75
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.59 billion
Price / Sales0.45
Cash Flow$1.3274 per share
Price / Cash Flow6.14
Book Value$9.50 per share
Price / Book0.86


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.36
Net Income$48.58 million
Net Margins1.80%
Return on Equity6.51%
Return on Assets3.41%


Outstanding Shares87,630,000
Market Cap$732.60 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) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 25th. The industrial products company reported $0.02 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.01 by $0.01. The industrial products company had revenue of $481.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $469.09 million. Century Aluminum had a net margin of 1.80% and a return on equity of 6.51%. 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, February 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Century Aluminum.

What price target have analysts set for CENX?

7 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Century Aluminum's stock. Their predictions range from $10.00 to $21.00. On average, they anticipate Century Aluminum's share price to reach $16.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 96.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Century Aluminum.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Century Aluminum?

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

Has Century Aluminum been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about CENX stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Century Aluminum earned a media sentiment score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the industrial products company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

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 a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.41%), BlackRock Inc. (8.05%), Vanguard Group Inc. (5.74%), Vanguard Group Inc (5.74%), Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (4.41%) and CIBC World Markets Inc. (1.61%). Company insiders that own Century Aluminum stock include Jarl Berntzen, 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 JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Point72 Asset Management L.P., Comerica Bank, Credit Suisse AG, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Fisher Asset Management LLC and Alliancebernstein L.P.. 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 CIBC World Markets Inc., ING Groep NV, Morgan Stanley, Matarin Capital Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., First Trust Advisors LP and Vanguard Group Inc. 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 $8.15.

How big of a company is Century Aluminum?

Century Aluminum has a market capitalization of $732.60 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:  237 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  449 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  686
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 12/15/2018 by Staff

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