Celanese Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:CE)

About Celanese Corp.

Celanese Corp. logoCelanese Corporation (Celanese) is a technology and specialty materials company. The Company operates through four segments: Advanced Engineered Materials, Consumer Specialties, Industrial Specialties and Acetyl Intermediates. Its business involves processing chemical raw materials, such as methanol, carbon monoxide, ethylene and natural products, including wood pulp, into chemicals, thermoplastic polymers and other chemical-based products. It engineers and manufactures a range of products, which serves a range of end-use applications, including paints and coatings, textiles, automotive applications, consumer and medical applications, performance industrial applications, filtration applications, paper and packaging, chemical additives, construction, consumer and industrial adhesives, and food and beverage applications. The Company operates in North America, Europe and Asia and consists of approximately 20 global production facilities.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Chemicals - Major Diversified
  • Sub-Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: CE
  • CUSIP: 15087010
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $62.91
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $64.31
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $67.22
  • 52-Week Range: $55.07 - $74.55
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 27.32
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 9.00
  • P/E Growth: 1.11
  • Market Cap: $9.11B
  • Outstanding Shares: 144,736,000
  • Beta: 1.85
  • Net Margins: 6.20%
  • Return on Equity: 30.07%
  • Return on Assets: 10.72%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.81%
  • Current Ratio: 2.26%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.67%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Celanese Corp. (NYSE:CE) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 7 Hold Ratings, 7 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.40)
Consensus Price Target: $73.71 (17.17% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Celanese Corp. (NYSE:CE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/7/2016Citigroup Inc.DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$77.00 -> $71.00View Rating Details
8/23/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
7/28/2016RBC Capital MarketsReiterated RatingSector Perform$76.00 -> $72.00View Rating Details
7/28/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$76.00 -> $72.00View Rating Details
7/27/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetNeutral$75.00 -> $70.00View Rating Details
7/27/2016Barclays PLCLower Price TargetOverweight$82.00 -> $76.00View Rating Details
7/12/2016NomuraReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
7/1/2016SusquehannaInitiated CoveragePositive$80.00View Rating Details
6/16/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHold$65.00View Rating Details
4/29/2016Cowen and CompanyUpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$66.00 -> $80.00View Rating Details
4/25/2016Alembic Global AdvisorsDowngradeNeutral -> Underweight$60.00 -> $64.00View Rating Details
4/12/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Boost Price Target$65.00 -> $67.00View Rating Details
3/24/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
1/11/2016SunTrust Banks Inc.UpgradeNeutral -> Buy$80.00View Rating Details
11/16/2015MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperform$75.00 -> $80.00View Rating Details
1/26/2015Credit Suisse Group AGSet Price TargetBuy$73.00 -> $70.00View Rating Details
12/18/2014Gilford SecuritiesUpgradeNeutral -> BuyView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/26/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Celanese Corp. (NYSE:CE)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/25/2016Q216$1.56$1.59$1.42 billion$1.35 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/18/2016Q116$1.49$1.83$1.39 billion$1.40 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/21/2016Q415$1.24$1.25$1.37 billion$1.33 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/19/2015Q315$1.37$1.50$1.52 billion$1.41 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/16/2015Q215$1.42$1.58$1.57 billion$1.48 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/16/2015Q115$1.31$1.72$1.45 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/22/2015Q414$1.21$1.20$1.68 billion$1.56 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/20/2014Q314$1.44$1.61$1.73 billion$1.77 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/17/2014Q214$1.23$1.47$1.72 billion$1.77 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/21/2014Q114$1.21$1.33$1.69 billion$1.71 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/22/2014Q413$1.02$1.04$1.57 billion$1.62 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/21/2013Q313$1.16$1.08$1.65 billion$1.64 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/18/2013Q2 2013$1.16$1.12$1.66 billion$1.65 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/18/2013Q1 2013$0.79$1.14$1.62 billion$1.61 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/28/2013Q4 2012$0.64$0.67$1.52 billion$1.50 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/22/2012$0.90$0.93ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/23/2012$1.42$1.47ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2012$0.77$0.72ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/31/2012$0.56$0.58ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2011$1.08$1.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/21/2011$1.43$1.66ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2011$0.82$0.96ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/1/2011$0.68$0.73ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Celanese Corp. (NYSE:CE)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $6.54 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $6.99 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$1.56$1.81$1.72
Q2 20162$1.53$1.56$1.55
Q3 20162$1.59$1.66$1.63
Q4 20162$1.47$1.60$1.54
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Celanese Corp. (NYSE:CE)
Annual Dividend:$1.44
Dividend Yield:2.29%
Dividend Growth:62.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:63.44% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
22.02% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
20.60% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:4 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Celanese Corp. (NYSE:CE)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Celanese Corp. (NYSE:CE)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.49%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 95.96%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/16/2016Farah M WaltersDirectorSell14,650$68.61$1,005,136.50View SEC Filing  
6/16/2016Mark C RohrCEOSell17,200$69.50$1,195,400.00View SEC Filing  
3/16/2016David F HoffmeisterDirectorSell8,300$64.05$531,615.00View SEC Filing  
8/31/2015Christopher W JensenCFOSell5,100$60.86$310,386.00View SEC Filing  
5/18/2015Gjon N Nivica JrSVPSell16,359$67.30$1,100,960.70View SEC Filing  
5/28/2014Gjon N Nivica JrSVPSell86,998$60.81$5,290,348.38View SEC Filing  
2/20/2014Christopher JensenSVPSell1,330$52.41$69,705.30View SEC Filing  
11/4/2013Gjon N Nivica JrSVPSell21,502$55.74$1,198,521.48View SEC Filing  
10/24/2013Christopher W JensenSVPSell20,630$57.47$1,185,606.10View SEC Filing  
10/24/2013Steven SterinCFOSell65,240$57.66$3,761,738.40View SEC Filing  
2/14/2013Gjon N Nivica JrSVPSell9,000$50.12$451,080.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Celanese Corp. (NYSE:CE)
News IconCelanese Corporation opens new production unit in Singapore ... - The Straits Times (NYSE:CE)
www.straitstimes.com - September 22 at 4:19 PM
News IconCelanese to Begin Production at New Singapore VAE Emulsions Unit (NYSE:CE)
www.pressreleasepoint.com - September 22 at 9:48 AM
4-traders.com logoCELANESE CORP : Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement (form 8-K) (NYSE:CE)
www.4-traders.com - September 22 at 9:48 AM
zacks.com logoCelanese (CE) Starts Production at VAE Unit in Singapore (NYSE:CE)
www.zacks.com - September 22 at 9:48 AM
publicnow.com logoCelanese to Begin Production at New Singapore VAE Emulsions Unit; Fulfills Demand for Eco-Friendly Materials in Southeast Asia (NYSE:CE)
www.publicnow.com - September 22 at 9:48 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoCELANESE CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement (NYSE:CE)
biz.yahoo.com - September 21 at 4:49 PM
businesswire.com logoCelanese Corporation Announces Pricing of Senior Notes Offering - Business Wire (press release) (NYSE:CE)
www.businesswire.com - September 20 at 9:59 AM
News IconWhich way Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE) earnings may go - The Voice Registrar (NYSE:CE)
voiceregistrar.com - September 19 at 4:57 PM
publicnow.com logoCelanese Corporation Announces Pricing of Senior Notes Offering (NYSE:CE)
www.publicnow.com - September 19 at 4:57 PM
moodys.com logoCelanese U.S. Holdings LLC -- Moody's Assigns Baa3 rating to Celanese Euro Notes (NYSE:CE)
www.moodys.com - September 19 at 8:53 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCelanese (CE) to Highlight Innovations in EVA Polymers (NYSE:CE)
finance.yahoo.com - September 17 at 8:54 AM
News IconCelanese Corporation Del (NYSE:CE) Shorted Shares Increased 46.91% After Market Selling - Post News (NYSE:CE)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 16 at 4:02 PM
4-traders.com logoCelanese : Presents Innovations in EVA Polymers for Medical Bags and Tubes at Medical Tubing Conference (NYSE:CE)
www.4-traders.com - September 15 at 4:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCelanese Presents Innovations in EVA Polymers at Targeting Ocular Disorders Conference (NYSE:CE)
finance.yahoo.com - September 15 at 11:29 AM
realistinvestor.com logoCelanese Corporation (NYSE:CE) Mean Price Target Is $75.125 (NYSE:CE)
www.realistinvestor.com - September 14 at 4:12 PM
businesswire.com logoCelanese Presents Innovations in EVA Polymers for Medical Bags and Tubes at Medical Tubing Conference - Business Wire (press release) (NYSE:CE)
www.businesswire.com - September 12 at 8:57 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCelanese Presents Innovations in EVA Polymers for Medical Bags and Tubes at Medical Tubing Conference (NYSE:CE)
finance.yahoo.com - September 12 at 8:57 AM
News IconRally Friday will kick off United Way's campaign to raise record $75 million - Dallas Morning News (NYSE:CE)
www.dallasnews.com - September 9 at 4:02 PM
News IconRally Friday will kick off United Way's campaign to raise record $75 million (NYSE:CE)
www.dallasnews.com - September 9 at 8:58 AM
News IconStock Sliding Down Over the Last Month: Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE) - Post News (NYSE:CE)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 7 at 9:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCelanese downgraded by Citigroup (NYSE:CE)
finance.yahoo.com - September 7 at 4:11 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Celanese Corp. : September 6, 2016 (NYSE:CE)
www.capitalcube.com - September 6 at 4:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo1:52 am Celanese to increase list and off-list selling prices for Ateva EVA polymers ($0.03/lb); the price increase below will be effective immediately (NYSE:CE)
finance.yahoo.com - September 6 at 8:56 AM
zacks.com logoCelanese (CE) Hikes Ateva EVA Polymers' Prices in Americas (NYSE:CE)
www.zacks.com - September 5 at 8:51 AM
publicnow.com logoCelanese Announces Ateva® EVA Polymers Price Increase (NYSE:CE)
www.publicnow.com - September 3 at 8:48 AM
zacks.com logoCelanese (CE) Hikes Prices of MIBK and MIBC in Americas (NYSE:CE)
www.zacks.com - September 2 at 8:56 AM
publicnow.com logoCelanese Announces MIBK and MIBC Price Increases (NYSE:CE)
www.publicnow.com - September 2 at 8:56 AM
News IconCabot names Kelly vice president, corporate development (NYSE:CE)
www.dhbusinessledger.com - September 1 at 12:36 PM
News IconResolute Says Celanese’s Amended Tortious Interference Claims Still Inadequately Pled (NYSE:CE)
harrismartin.com - September 1 at 12:36 PM
sbwire.com logoEthylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA) for Hot Melt Adhesive Market 2016 - Exxon Mobil Corporation, Lyondellbasell, DuPont, Eni, Sinopec Group, Celanese (NYSE:CE)
www.sbwire.com - August 31 at 4:03 PM
News IconCelanese Corporation (NYSE:CE) To Report September 2016 Results - The Voice Registrar (NYSE:CE)
voiceregistrar.com - August 22 at 4:12 PM
realistinvestor.com logoHere’s The Growth Forecast For Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE) (NYSE:CE)
www.realistinvestor.com - August 17 at 4:15 PM
News IconCelanese Opposes Resolute’s Motion to Dismiss Amended Claims in Texas Action (NYSE:CE)
harrismartin.com - August 16 at 4:13 PM
realistinvestor.com logoCelanese Corporation (NYSE:CE) Reports Accounts Payable Of $551 (NYSE:CE)
www.realistinvestor.com - August 16 at 4:13 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCelanese (CE) Hikes Prices of LDPE Polymers in Americas (NYSE:CE)
finance.yahoo.com - August 15 at 11:23 AM
publicnow.com logoCelanese Announces LDPE Polymers Price Increase (NYSE:CE)
www.publicnow.com - August 11 at 9:58 PM
News IconNKY Chamber’s Eggs ‘N Issues ‘Made in Northern Kentucky’ focuses on sustainability, workforce (NYSE:CE)
www.nkytribune.com - August 11 at 4:13 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFactors Supporting the Bullish Case for Chemical Stocks (NYSE:CE)
finance.yahoo.com - August 10 at 9:43 PM
capitalcube.com logoCredito Emiliano SpA :CE-IT: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 10, 2016 (NYSE:CE)
www.capitalcube.com - August 10 at 11:35 AM
publicnow.com logoCelanese Announces VAM Price Increase in China (NYSE:CE)
www.publicnow.com - August 5 at 9:30 PM
marketrealist.com logoLyondellBasell’s 2Q16 Earnings Missed Analysts’ Estimates (NYSE:CE)
marketrealist.com - August 5 at 4:09 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCelanese to Present at the Jefferies 2016 Industrials Conference (NYSE:CE)
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 9:51 PM
News IconCelanese Meeting Held Tuesday (NYSE:CE)
wrganews.com - August 4 at 4:17 PM
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www.kswo.com - August 4 at 12:43 PM
equities.com logoCelanese Corporation Series A (CE) is Trading Lower on Unusual Volume for August 01 (NYSE:CE)
www.equities.com - August 3 at 11:51 AM
seekingalpha.com logoCelanese Corp. Earnings Analysis: Q2 2016 By The Numbers ... - Seeking Alpha (NYSE:CE)
seekingalpha.com - August 2 at 3:18 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Celanese Corp. : August 2, 2016 (NYSE:CE)
www.capitalcube.com - August 2 at 3:18 PM
capitalcube.com logoCelanese Corp. :CE-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 1, 2016 (NYSE:CE)
www.capitalcube.com - August 1 at 4:06 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCELANESE CORP Financials (NYSE:CE)
finance.yahoo.com - July 30 at 1:04 PM
equities.com logoCelanese Corporation Series A (CE) is Trading Lower on Unusual Volume for July 26 - Equities.com (NYSE:CE)
www.equities.com - July 29 at 8:00 AM


Celanese Corp. (NYSE:CE) Chart for Monday, September, 26, 2016

Last Updated on 9/26/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff