NYSE:CE - Celanese Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $116.22 -0.64 (-0.55 %) (As of 09/21/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$116.22Today's Range$115.75 - $117.9752-Week Range$95.45 - $119.29Volume828,601 shsAverage Volume739,902 shsMarket Capitalization$15.78 billionP/E Ratio15.48Dividend Yield1.85%Beta1.31 Company ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions 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 value-added chemicals, thermoplastic polymers, and other chemical-based products worldwide. The company operates through Advanced Engineered Materials, Consumer Specialties, Industrial Specialties, and Acetyl Intermediates segments. The Advanced 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. The Consumer Specialties segment provides cellulose acetate tows and flakes for use in filter products applications; food protection ingredients, such as potassium sorbate and sorbic acid for food and beverage industry; and Sunett, a sweetener for use in various beverages, confections, and dairy products. The Industrial Specialties segment 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 resins for use in flexible packaging films, lamination film products, hot melt adhesives, automotive parts, and carpeting applications. The Acetyl Intermediates segment produces and sells 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. 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 SymbolNYSE:CE CUSIP15087010 Webwww.celanese.com Phone972-443-4000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.85 Current Ratio1.96 Quick Ratio1.39 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio15.48 Forward P/E Ratio11.00 P/E Growth1.11 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$6.14 billion Price / Sales2.56 Cash Flow$9.8827 per share Price / Cash11.76 Book Value$24.32 per share Price / Book4.78 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$7.51 Net Income$843 million Net Margins16.57% Return on Equity37.74% Return on Assets13.73% Miscellaneous Employees7,592 Outstanding Shares135,020,000Market Cap$15.78 billion 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 Tuesday, July 17th. Shareholders of record on Friday, July 27th will be paid a dividend of $0.54 per share on Monday, August 6th. This represents a $2.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.86%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 26th. View Celanese's Dividend History. How will Celanese's stock buyback program work? Celanese announced that its board has authorized a stock repurchase plan on Tuesday, July 18th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $1,500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 10.9% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued. How were Celanese's earnings last quarter? Celanese Co. (NYSE:CE) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 19th. The basic materials company reported $2.90 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.40 by $0.50. The basic materials company had revenue of $1.84 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.82 billion. Celanese had a return on equity of 37.74% and a net margin of 16.57%. Celanese's revenue was up 22.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $1.79 EPS. View Celanese's Earnings History. When is Celanese's next earnings date? Celanese is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, October, 15th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Celanese. What guidance has Celanese issued on next quarter's earnings? Celanese updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 19th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $10.50-10.75 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $9.66. What price target have analysts set for CE? 15 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Celanese's shares. Their forecasts range from $82.00 to $150.00. On average, they expect Celanese's stock price to reach $124.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.9% 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, 3 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Celanese. What are Wall Street analysts saying about Celanese stock? Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Celanese stock: 1. med analysts commented, "Alembic Global analyst Hassan Ahmed maintained a Sell rating on Celanese Corp (NYSE: CE) today and set a price target of $82. The company’s shares opened today at $112.34, close to its 52-week high of $113.33." (4/24/2018) 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Annual estimates for Celanese have been going up lately. Celanese has outperformed the industry it belongs to over a year. Celanese’s strategic measures including acquisitions and operational cost savings through productivity actions are likely to lend support to earnings. SO.F.TER. and Nilit acquisitions are expected to drive earnings in the Advanced Engineered Materials unit. The company is also poised to gain from expansion in emerging regions. Moreover, Celanese remains focused on returning value to shareholders." (4/11/2018) Who are some of Celanese's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Celanese include GLENCORE PLC/ADR (GLNCY), Monsanto (MON), Glencore (GLEN), AIR LIQUIDE/ADR (AIQUY), Tc Pipelines (TRP), Praxair (PX), Ecolab (ECL), BHP Billiton (BBL), Air Liquide (AI), Nutrien (NTR), Linde (LNAGF), LyondellBasell Industries (LYB), The Linde Group (LNEGY), SHIN ETSU Chem/ADR (SHECY) and Air Products & Chemicals (APD). Who are Celanese's key executives? Celanese's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Mark C. Rohr, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 67)Mr. Scott McDougald Sutton, Chief Operating Officer (Age 53)Mr. Peter G. Edwards Esq., Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 57)Mr. Kevin S. Oliver, Chief Financial Officer for European Headquarters (Age 46)Mr. Scott A. Richardson, Sr. VP & CFO Who are Celanese's major shareholders? Celanese's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (5.39%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.12%), Standard Life Aberdeen plc (2.09%), LSV Asset Management (1.80%), Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (1.68%) and Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.49%). Company insiders that own Celanese stock include Benjamin Jones, Christopher W Jensen, Gjon N Nivica Jr, John K Wulff, Kevin S Oliver, Lori A Johnston 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 Boston Partners, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Janus Henderson Group PLC, BlackRock Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold Celanese company stock in the last year include Christopher W Jensen, John K Wulff and Peter G Edwards. 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 Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Millennium Management LLC, PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Columbus Circle Investors, Forsta AP Fonden, Scopus Asset Management L.P., Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec and Renaissance Technologies LLC. 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 $116.22. How big of a company is Celanese? Celanese has a market capitalization of $15.78 billion and generates $6.14 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $843 million in net income (profit) each year or $7.51 on an earnings per share basis. Celanese employs 7,592 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: 473 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 405 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 878MarketBeat'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. 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