Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ:CENX) went up by 12.31% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $15.85. The company’s stock price has collected 9.05% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 02/18/21 that Century Aluminum Company Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Results
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Plus, the 36-month beta value for CENX is at 2.84. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 0 analysts out of 3 who provided ratings for Century Aluminum Company declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 3 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $10.00, which is -$5.42 below the current price. CENX currently public float of 49.89M and currently shorts hold a 6.10% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of CENX was 1.07M shares.
CENX’s Market Performance
CENX stocks went up by 9.05% for the week, with a monthly jump of 49.85% and a quarterly performance of 49.13%, while its annual performance rate touched 165.86%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 10.27% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 9.59% for Century Aluminum Company. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 20.34% for CENX stocks with a simple moving average of 68.83% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of CENX
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for CENX stocks, with BMO Capital Markets repeating the rating for CENX by listing it as a “Market Perform.” The predicted price for CENX in the upcoming period, according to BMO Capital Markets is $7 based on the research report published on June 25th of the previous year 2020.
B. Riley FBR, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see CENX reach a price target of $5, previously predicting the price at $11. The rating they have provided for CENX stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on March 24th, 2020.
CENX Trading at 27.54% from the 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, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -2.71% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 9.59%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 10.27%, as shares surge +58.15% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +43.98% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, CENX rose by +9.05%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +259.44% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $13.10. In addition, Century Aluminum Company saw 39.80% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at CENX starting from Gary Jesse E, who sale 15,454 shares at the price of $14.94 back on Feb 25. After this action, Gary Jesse E now owns 75,770 shares of Century Aluminum Company, valued at $230,883 using the latest closing price.
BLESS MICHAEL A, the President and CEO of Century Aluminum Company, sale 15,000 shares at $14.95 during a trade that took place back on Feb 25, which means that BLESS MICHAEL A is holding 411,489 shares at $224,250 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for CENX
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- -4.98 for the present operating margin
- -2.27 for the gross margin
The net margin for Century Aluminum Company stands at -7.68. The total capital return value is set at -8.49, while invested capital returns managed to touch -13.51. Equity return is now at value -8.50, with -3.70 for asset returns.
Based on Century Aluminum Company (CENX), the company’s capital structure generated 62.30 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 38.38. Total debt to assets is 24.31, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 57.21. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 35.25.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 0.77, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.27. The receivables turnover for the company is 19.88 and the total asset turnover is 1.11. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.90.