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: $71.87
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $64.632
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $67.360
  • 52-Week Range: $55.07 - $74.55
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 23.883
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.13
  • P/E Growth: 1.140
  • Market Cap: $10.29B
  • Outstanding Shares: 143,199,000
  • Beta: 1.61
  • Net Margins: 8.17%
  • Return on Equity: 30.69%
  • Return on Assets: 10.95%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.93%
  • Current Ratio: 2.71%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.67%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Celanese Corp. (NYSE:CE) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 6 Hold Ratings, 8 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.47)
Consensus Price Target: $74.31 (3.57% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Celanese Corp. (NYSE:CE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/19/2016NomuraSet Price TargetHold$70.00 -> $77.00View Rating Details
10/18/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuy$78.00 -> $75.00View Rating Details
10/6/2016KeyCorpInitiated CoverageOverweight$80.00View Rating Details
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
7/1/2016SusquehannaInitiated 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
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 10/25/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Celanese Corp. (NYSE:CE)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/17/2016Q316$1.61$1.67$1.63 billion$1.32 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
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: $6.58 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $7.08 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$1.56$1.81$1.72
Q2 20162$1.53$1.56$1.55
Q3 20163$1.59$1.70$1.65
Q4 20163$1.43$1.52$1.47
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Celanese Corp. (NYSE:CE)
Annual Dividend:$1.44
Dividend Yield:2.01%
Dividend Growth:62.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:47.84% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
21.88% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
20.34% (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: 95.98%
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)
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www.publicnow.com - October 20 at 8:58 AM
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www.chemengonline.com - October 19 at 4:00 PM
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finance.yahoo.com logoCelanese (CE) Q3 Earnings Beat Estimates, Sales Miss (NYSE:CE)
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reuters.com logoBRIEF-Celanese Corp Q3 GAAP earnings per share $1.83 - Reuters (NYSE:CE)
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Celanese Corp. (NYSE:CE) Chart for Tuesday, October, 25, 2016

Last Updated on 10/25/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff