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NASDAQ:CENX

Century Aluminum - CENX Stock Forecast, Price & News

$9.03
+0.14 (+1.57%)
(As of 08/16/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$8.96
$9.27
50-Day Range
$6.72
$12.14
52-Week Range
$6.58
$30.36
Volume
1.66 million shs
Average Volume
2.05 million shs
Market Capitalization
$824.98 million
P/E Ratio
16.42
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$17.67

Century Aluminum MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.33 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
95.6% Upside
$17.67 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
14.01% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-6.41
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.82mentions of Century Aluminum in the last 14 days
Based on 18 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$929,164 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
59.89%
From $1.77 to $2.83 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.31 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

86th out of 189 stocks

Primary Aluminum Industry

2nd out of 2 stocks

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About Century Aluminum (NASDAQ:CENX) Stock

Century Aluminum Company, together with its subsidiaries, produces standard-grade and value-added primary aluminum products in the United States and Iceland. It also owns and operates a carbon anode production facility in the Netherlands. The company was incorporated in 1981 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

Century Aluminum Stock Performance

CENX Stock opened at $9.03 on Wednesday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.77, a current ratio of 1.70 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.77. The firm has a market cap of $824.98 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.42 and a beta of 2.56. The business's fifty day simple moving average is $8.24 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $16.07. Century Aluminum has a twelve month low of $6.58 and a twelve month high of $30.36.

Century Aluminum (NASDAQ:CENX - Get Rating) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, August 9th. The industrial products company reported $0.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.09. Century Aluminum had a return on equity of 24.72% and a net margin of 1.96%. During the same quarter last year, the business posted ($0.27) EPS. Analysts predict that Century Aluminum will post 1.77 earnings per share for the current year.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on CENX shares. B. Riley reduced their price target on shares of Century Aluminum from $32.00 to $30.00 in a research report on Monday, May 2nd. TheStreet cut shares of Century Aluminum from a "c-" rating to a "d+" rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 12th. Wolfe Research cut shares of Century Aluminum from an "outperform" rating to a "peer perform" rating and reduced their price target for the company from $30.00 to $14.00 in a research report on Wednesday, May 18th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets reduced their target price on shares of Century Aluminum from $14.00 to $9.00 and set a "market perform" rating for the company in a report on Thursday, June 23rd. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company. According to MarketBeat, the stock presently has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $17.67.

Insiders Place Their Bets

In other Century Aluminum news, CEO Jesse E. Gary sold 49,568 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $8.88, for a total value of $440,163.84. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 64,400 shares in the company, valued at $571,872. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. In other news, CEO Jesse E. Gary sold 49,568 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $8.88, for a total transaction of $440,163.84. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 64,400 shares of the company's stock, valued at $571,872. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, CEO Jesse E. Gary sold 50,000 shares of Century Aluminum stock in a transaction on Friday, August 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $9.78, for a total transaction of $489,000.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 113,968 shares in the company, valued at $1,114,607.04. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 0.82% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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CENX Company Calendar

Last Earnings
8/09/2022
Today
8/17/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/02/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Primary aluminum
Sub-Industry
Aluminum
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:CENX
CUSIP
15643110
Employees
2,512
Year Founded
1995

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$17.67
High Stock Price Forecast
$30.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$9.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+95.6%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.33
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$-167,100,000.00
Pretax Margin
4.46%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.21 billion
Cash Flow
$0.23 per share
Book Value
$5.24 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
90,609,000
Market Cap
$824.98 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
2.56

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CENX Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Century Aluminum stock right now?

3 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Century Aluminum in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" CENX shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in CENX, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Century Aluminum's stock price forecast for 2022?

3 Wall Street research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Century Aluminum's shares. Their CENX share price forecasts range from $9.00 to $30.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $17.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 95.6% from the stock's current price.
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How have CENX shares performed in 2022?

Century Aluminum's stock was trading at $16.56 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, CENX shares have decreased by 45.5% and is now trading at $9.03.
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When is Century Aluminum's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 2nd 2022.
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How were Century Aluminum's earnings last quarter?

Century Aluminum (NASDAQ:CENX) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, August, 9th. The industrial products company reported $0.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.09. Century Aluminum had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 24.72% and a net margin of 1.96%. During the same period last year, the company earned ($0.27) earnings per share.

What is Michael A. Bless' approval rating as Century Aluminum's CEO?

22 employees have rated Century Aluminum Chief Executive Officer Michael A. Bless on Glassdoor.com. Michael A. Bless has an approval rating of 29% among the company's employees. This puts Michael A. Bless in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies. 32.0% of employees surveyed would recommend working at Century Aluminum to a friend.

What other stocks do shareholders of Century Aluminum own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Century Aluminum investors own include Rite Aid (RAD), Novavax (NVAX), Sarepta Therapeutics (SRPT), Cleveland-Cliffs (CLF), Bausch Health Companies (BHC), Mr. Cooper Group (COOP), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), Lantronix (LTRX) and United States Steel (X).

What is Century Aluminum's stock symbol?

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

Who are Century Aluminum's major shareholders?

Century Aluminum's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (11.53%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (1.90%), Millennium Management LLC (1.47%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.79%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.64%) and BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA (0.57%). Insiders that own company stock include Andrew G Michelmore, Craig C Conti, Jesse E Gary, John Dezee, John E Hoerner, Michael A Bless and Michelle Harrison.
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How do I buy shares of Century Aluminum?

Shares of CENX stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Century Aluminum's stock price today?

One share of CENX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $9.03.

How much money does Century Aluminum make?

Century Aluminum (NASDAQ:CENX) has a market capitalization of $824.96 million and generates $2.21 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $-167,100,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $0.55 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Century Aluminum have?

The company employs 2,512 workers across the globe.

Does Century Aluminum have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Century Aluminum: Century Aluminum Asia Holdings Limited, Century Aluminum Congo S.A., Century Aluminum Development LLC, Century Aluminum Holdings LLC, Century Aluminum Sebree LLC, Century Aluminum Vlissingen B.V., Century Aluminum of Kentucky General Partnership, Century Aluminum of Kentucky LLC, Century Aluminum of South Carolina Inc., Century Anodes US Inc., Century California LLC, Century Kentucky Inc., Century Louisiana Inc., Century Marketer LLC, Century Netherlands I Limited, Century Netherlands II Limited, Hancock Aluminum LLC, Mt. Holly Commerce Park LLC, NSA General Partnership, Nordural Grundartangi ehf ., Nordural Helguvik ehf, Nordural Holdings C.V., Nordural U.S. LLC, Nordural ehf, and Skyliner LLC.
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When was Century Aluminum founded?

Century Aluminum was founded in 1995.

How can I contact Century Aluminum?

Century Aluminum's mailing address is ONE SOUTH WACKER DRIVE SUITE 1000, CHICAGO IL, 60606. The official website for the company is centuryaluminum.com. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at (312) 696-3101, via email at peter.trpkovski@centuryaluminum.com, or via fax at 312-696-3102.

This page (NASDAQ:CENX) was last updated on 8/17/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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