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NYSE:CECelanese Stock Price, Forecast & News

$101.48
+0.44 (+0.44 %)
(As of 08/14/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$100.05
Now: $101.48
$102.25
50-Day Range
$82.78
MA: $92.06
$103.15
52-Week Range
$52.70
Now: $101.48
$128.88
Volume444,462 shs
Average Volume1.02 million shs
Market Capitalization$12.00 billion
P/E Ratio19.48
Dividend Yield2.45%
Beta1.4
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.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.38 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Plastics materials & synthetic resins, synthetic rubber, cellulosic
Sub-IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
CUSIP15087010
Phone972-443-4000

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.30 billion
Cash Flow$12.72 per share
Book Value$24.25 per share

Profitability

Net Income$852 million

Miscellaneous

Employees7,714
Market Cap$12.00 billion
Next Earnings Date10/19/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
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Celanese (NYSE:CE) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Celanese's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Celanese's stock was trading at $80.67 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CE shares have increased by 25.8% and is now trading at $101.48.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Celanese?

20 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Celanese in the last year. There are currently 9 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Celanese's next earnings date?

Celanese is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, October 19th 2020.
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How were Celanese's earnings last quarter?

Celanese Co. (NYSE:CE) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July, 28th. The basic materials company reported $1.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.05 by $0.25. The basic materials company had revenue of $1.19 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.08 billion. Celanese had a net margin of 11.13% and a return on equity of 33.49%. Celanese's revenue for the quarter was down 25.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $2.38 earnings per share.
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How often does Celanese pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Celanese?

Celanese announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 15th. Shareholders of record on Monday, July 27th will be paid a dividend of $0.62 per share on Thursday, August 6th. This represents a $2.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.44%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, July 24th.
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What price target have analysts set for CE?

20 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Celanese's stock. Their forecasts range from $85.00 to $135.00. On average, they expect Celanese's share price to reach $105.47 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.9% from the stock's current price.
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Has Celanese been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about CE stock have been trending neutral on Saturday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Celanese earned a news sentiment score of 0.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the basic materials company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.
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Are investors shorting Celanese?

Celanese saw a decline in short interest in June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,170,000 shares, a decline of 21.9% from the May 31st total of 2,780,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,030,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.1 days. Currently, 1.9% of the company's shares are short sold.
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Who are some of Celanese's key competitors?

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), AbbVie (ABBV), Micron Technology (MU), Alibaba Group (BABA), Boeing (BA), Bank of America (BAC), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Amgen (AMGN), Home Depot (HD) and Intel (INTC).

Who are Celanese's key executives?

Celanese's management team includes the following 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

What is Celanese's stock symbol?

Celanese trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CE."

Who are Celanese's major shareholders?

Celanese's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (12.19%), LSV Asset Management (2.33%), Lyrical Asset Management LP (2.32%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.77%), Holocene Advisors LP (0.79%) and Evercore Wealth Management LLC (0.52%).
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Which major investors are selling Celanese stock?

CE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Cibc World Markets Corp, Barclays PLC, Lyrical Asset Management LP, Hexavest Inc., PNC Financial Services Group Inc., and Victory Capital Management Inc..
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Which major investors are buying Celanese stock?

CE stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Holocene Advisors LP, Vanguard Group Inc., Nordea Investment Management AB, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Baird Financial Group Inc., Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, State of Wisconsin Investment Board, and FIL Ltd.
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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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Celanese's stock price today?

One share of CE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $101.48.

How big of a company is Celanese?

Celanese has a market capitalization of $12.00 billion and generates $6.30 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $852 million in net income (profit) each year or $9.53 on an earnings per share basis. Celanese employs 7,714 workers across the globe.

What is Celanese's official website?

The official website for Celanese is 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]

This page was last updated on 8/15/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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