NYSE:CE - Celanese Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $105.18 -0.25 (-0.24 %) (As of 04/18/2019 03:04 PM ET)Previous Close$105.44Today's Range$104.30 - $106.5152-Week Range$82.91 - $119.29Volume638,964 shsAverage Volume1.13 million shsMarket Capitalization$13.47 billionP/E Ratio9.56Dividend Yield2.05%Beta1.32 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Celanese Corporation, a technology and specialty materials company, manufactures and sells high performance engineered polymers in the United States and internationally. The company operates through Engineered Materials, Acetate Tow, and Acetyl Chain segments. The Engineered Materials segment develops, produces, and supplies specialty polymers for automotive and medical applications, as well as for use in industrial products and consumer electronics. It also offers acesulfame potassium, a sweetener for use in various beverages, confections, and dairy products; and food protection ingredients, such as potassium sorbate and sorbic acid for use in foods, beverages, and personal care products. The Acetate Tow segment provides acetate tows and flakes for use in filter products applications. The Acetyl Chain segment produces and supplies acetyl products, including acetic acid, vinyl acetate monomers, acetic anhydride, and acetate esters that are used as starting materials for colorants, paints, adhesives, coatings, and pharmaceuticals; and organic solvents and intermediates for pharmaceutical, agricultural, and chemical products. It also offers vinyl acetate-based emulsions for use in paints and coatings, adhesives, construction, glass fiber, textiles, and paper applications; and ethylene vinyl acetate resins and compounds, as well as low-density polyethylene for use in flexible packaging films, lamination film products, hot melt adhesives, automotive parts, and carpeting applications. Celanese Corporation was founded in 1918 and is headquartered in Irving, Texas. Receive CE News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for CE and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Plastics materials & synthetic resins, synthetic rubber, cellulosic Sub-IndustrySpecialty Chemicals SectorBasic Materials Current SymbolNYSE:CE Previous Symbol CUSIP15087010 CIK1306830 Webwww.celanese.com Phone972-443-4000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.88 Current Ratio1.62 Quick Ratio1.03Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio9.56 Forward P/E Ratio10.10 P/E Growth1 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$7.16 billion Price / Sales1.88 Cash Flow$14.5283 per share Price / Cash Flow7.24 Book Value$26.38 per share Price / Book3.99Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$11.00 Net Income$1.21 billion Net Margins16.87% Return on Equity40.37% Return on Assets15.41%Miscellaneous Employees7,684 Outstanding Shares128,100,000Market Cap$13.47 billion Next Earnings Date4/22/2019 (Confirmed) OptionableOptionable Celanese (NYSE:CE) Frequently Asked Questions What is Celanese's stock symbol? Celanese trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CE." How often does Celanese pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Celanese? Celanese announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 7th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, February 19th will be given a dividend of $0.54 per share on Friday, March 1st. This represents a $2.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.05%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 15th. View Celanese's Dividend History. How will Celanese's stock buyback program work? Celanese declared that its board has initiated a share repurchase program on Tuesday, July 18th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $1,500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 10.9% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are usually a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued. How were Celanese's earnings last quarter? Celanese Co. (NYSE:CE) announced its earnings results on Monday, January, 28th. The basic materials company reported $2.38 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $2.40 by $0.02. The basic materials company earned $1.69 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.72 billion. Celanese had a return on equity of 40.37% and a net margin of 16.87%. The business's revenue was up 6.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.98 earnings per share. View Celanese's Earnings History. When is Celanese's next earnings date? Celanese is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, April 22nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Celanese. How can I listen to Celanese's earnings call? Celanese will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, April 23rd at 10:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8777377051. What guidance has Celanese issued on next quarter's earnings? Celanese updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Monday, January, 28th. The company provided EPS guidance of ~$10.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $11.05. Celanese also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $10.50-10.50 EPS. What price target have analysts set for CE? 15 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Celanese's shares. Their predictions range from $100.00 to $138.00. On average, they expect Celanese's stock price to reach $116.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Celanese. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Celanese? 15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Celanese in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Celanese. Has Celanese been receiving favorable news coverage? Media stories about CE stock have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Celanese earned a media sentiment score of 0.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the basic materials company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. Who are some of Celanese's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Celanese include Ecolab (ECL), BHP Group (BBL), Glencore (GLEN), Dow Chemical (DOW), Air Products & Chemicals (APD), Nutrien (NTR), SHIN ETSU CHEM/ADR (SHECY), BHP Group (BHP), Rio Tinto Limited Fully Paid Ord. Shrs (RIO), GMK Noril'skiy nikel' PAO (GDR) (NILSY), LyondellBasell Industries (LYB), Nutrien (NTR), Southern Copper (SCCO), Barrick Gold (ABX) and Imperial Oil (IMO). What other stocks do shareholders of Celanese own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Celanese investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Micron Technology (MU), Intel (INTC), Alibaba Group (BABA), Boeing (BA), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Adobe (ADBE), Paypal (PYPL) and Citigroup (C). Who are Celanese's key executives? Celanese's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Mark C. Rohr, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 68)Mr. Scott A. Richardson, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 42)Ms. Shannon L. Jurecka, Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 49)Mr. Kevin S. Oliver, Chief Financial Officer for European Headquarters (Age 47)Ms. Benita M. Casey, Chief Accounting Officer, VP of Fin. & Controller Who are Celanese's major shareholders? Celanese's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Hexavest Inc. (0.26%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.08%), Steigerwald Gordon & Koch Inc. (0.08%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.05%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.04%) and American National Bank (0.03%). Company insiders that own Celanese stock include Christopher W Jensen, John K Wulff and Peter G Edwards. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Celanese. Which major investors are selling Celanese stock? CE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Eqis Capital Management Inc., First Hawaiian Bank, DNB Asset Management AS, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Sumitomo Life Insurance Co., Traynor Capital Management Inc. and Oakbrook Investments LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Celanese. Which major investors are buying Celanese stock? CE stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hexavest Inc., Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Pacer Advisors Inc., Hennessy Advisors Inc., Tibra Equities Europe Ltd, CX Institutional, Pennsylvania Trust Co and Pennsylvania Trust Co. View Insider Buying and Selling for Celanese. How do I buy shares of Celanese? Shares of CE 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 Celanese's stock price today? One share of CE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $105.1850. How big of a company is Celanese? Celanese has a market capitalization of $13.47 billion and generates $7.16 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $1.21 billion in net income (profit) each year or $11.00 on an earnings per share basis. Celanese employs 7,684 workers across the globe. What is Celanese's official website? The official website for Celanese is http://www.celanese.com. How can I contact Celanese? Celanese's mailing address is 222 West Las Colinas Blvd. Suite 900 North, Irving TX, 75039. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 972-443-4000 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Celanese (NYSE CE)Community Ranking: 2.7 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 515 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 443 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 958MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Celanese and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CE will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CE will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 4/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How prevalent are 12b-1 fees?