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Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ:CENX) went up by 10.72% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $17.41 and move down -176.35%, while CENX stocks collected +13.11% of gains with the last five trading sessions.

Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ:CENX) Worth an Investment?

Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ: CENX) The 36 Months beta value for CENX stocks is at 1.74, while 2 of the analysts out of 6 who provided ratings for Century Aluminum Company stocks as a “buy” while 0 as overweight, 4 rated it as hold and 0 as sell. The average price we get from analysts is $11.33 which is $4.53 above current price. CENX currently has a short float of 13.83% and public float of 49.46M with average trading volume of 1.31M shares.

CENX Market Performance

CENX stocks went up by 13.11% for the week, with the monthly drop of -13.82% and a quarterly performance of -24.46%, while its annual performance rate touched -62.79%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 3.95% for CENX stocks with the simple moving average of -29.74% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion on Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ:CENX)

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for CENX stocks, with Berenberg repeating the rating for CENX shares by setting it to “Hold”. The predicted price for CENX socks in the upcoming period according to Berenberg is based on the research report published on January 14, 2019.

Morgan Stanley, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see CENX stock at the price of . The rating they have provided for CENX stocks is “Equal-Weight” according to the report published on December 21, 2018.

Berenberg gave “Sell” rating to CENX stocks, setting the target price at $10 in the report published on September 21, 2018.

CENX Stocks -17.01% Far from 50 Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought CENX to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, Century Aluminum Company was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -63.81% of loss for the given period.

The stock volatility was left at 4.57%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 4.74%, while the shares sank at the distance of -11.89% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by -28.81% lower at the present time.

In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, CENX went up by +13.11%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of -49.72% of losses for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $6.02. In addition, Century Aluminum Company saw -13.82% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further losses.

CENX Stock Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at Century Aluminum Company (CENX), starting from BLESS MICHAEL A, who sold 25,000 shares at the price of $8.96 back on Mar 21. After this action, Rushing now owns 411,012 shares of Century Aluminum Company, valued at $224,000 with the latest closing price.

Berntzen Jarl, the Director of Century Aluminum Company, bought 10,000 shares at the value of $7.80 during a trade that took place back on Oct 30, which means that Berntzen Jarl is holding 116,279 shares at the value of $78,000 based on the most recent closing price.

CENX Stock Fundamentals

The current profitability levels are settled at -3.34 for the present operating margin and -1.20 for gross margin. The net margin for Century Aluminum Company stands at -3.50. Total capital return value is set at -5.95, while invested capital returns managed to touch -6.34.

Based on Century Aluminum Company (CENX), the company’s capital structure generated 36.70 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 26.85. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 18.19 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 32.62 and long-term debt to capital is 23.86.

EBITDA value lies at -3.50 M with total debt to EBITDA carrying the value of 10.44. The value for Enterprise to Sales is 0.38 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.32. The receivables turnover for Century Aluminum Company is 23.87 with the total asset turnover at the value of 1.21. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 2.26.