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How to buy Century Aluminum Company stock (CENX)

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Century Aluminum Company is an aluminum business based in the US. Century Aluminum Company shares (CENX) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Century Aluminum Company employs 2,939 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $2.1 billion.

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Century Aluminum Company stock price (NASDAQ: CENX)

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Century Aluminum Company shares at a glance

Information last updated 2024-07-06.
Latest market close$18.72
52-week range$5.70 - $21.37
50-day moving average $17.19
200-day moving average $11.94
Wall St. target price$20.00
PE ratio 9.1222
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $2.21

Is it a good time to buy Century Aluminum Company stock?

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Century Aluminum Company price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $18.72 from 2024-07-12

1 week (2024-07-05) -7.14%
1 month (2024-06-13) 21.95%
3 months (2024-04-12) 13.59%
6 months (2024-01-12) 71.90%
1 year (2023-07-13) 106.17%
2 years (2022-07-12) 164.41%
3 years (2021-07-13) 55.87%
5 years (2019-07-12) 169.74%

Is Century Aluminum Company stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Century Aluminum Company stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Century Aluminum Company's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Century Aluminum Company's P/E ratio

Century Aluminum Company's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 9x. In other words, Century Aluminum Company shares trade at around 9x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Century Aluminum Company's EBITDA

Century Aluminum Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $78.5 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Century Aluminum Company's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Century Aluminum Company financials

Revenue TTM $2.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 0.51%
Gross profit TTM $46.7 million
Return on assets TTM -0.01%
Return on equity TTM 45.88%
Profit margin 10.79%
Book value $6.49
Market Capitalization $1.9 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Century Aluminum Company share dividends

We're not expecting Century Aluminum Company to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Century Aluminum Company share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Century Aluminum Company's shares have ranged in value from as little as $5.7 up to $21.37. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Century Aluminum Company's is 2.524. This would suggest that Century Aluminum Company's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Century Aluminum Company overview

Century Aluminum Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the production of standard-grade and value-added primary aluminum products in the United States and Iceland. It also owns and operates an alumina production facility in Iceland, and a carbon anode production facility in the Netherlands. The company was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Century Aluminum Company is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 43.778% of Century Aluminum Company shares are held by insiders and 61.419% by institutions.
How many people work for Century Aluminum Company?
Latest data suggests 2,939 work at Century Aluminum Company.
When does the fiscal year end for Century Aluminum Company?
Century Aluminum Company's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Century Aluminum Company based?
Century Aluminum Company's address is: One South Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL, United States, 60606
What is Century Aluminum Company's ISIN number?
Century Aluminum Company's international securities identification number is: US1564311082
What is Century Aluminum Company's CUSIP number?
Century Aluminum Company's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 156431108

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