Century Aluminum Company

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Company Statistics

Market Cap.:
$890.93 million
Book Value:
Revenue TTM:
$2.78 billion
Operating Margin TTM:
Gross Profit TTM:
$46.70 million
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Company Profile

Century Aluminum Company had its IPO on 1996-03-28 under the ticker symbol CENX.

The company operates in the Basic Materials sector and Aluminum industry. Century Aluminum Company has a staff strength of 1,956 employees.

Stock update

Shares of Century Aluminum Company opened at $9.88 at the start of the last trading session i.e. 2023-03-30.

The stocks traded within a range of $9.6 - $9.96, and closed at $9.76.

This is a +1.14% increase from the previous day's closing price.

A total volume of 1,071,074 shares were traded at the close of the day’s session.

In the last one week, shares of Century Aluminum Company have increased by +11.54%.

Century Aluminum Company's Key Ratios

Century Aluminum Company has a market cap of $890.93 million, indicating a price to book ratio of 1.3704 and a price to sales ratio of 0.231.

In the last 12-months Century Aluminum Company’s revenue was $2.78 billion with a gross profit of $46.70 million and an EBITDA of $82.60 million. The EBITDA ratio measures Century Aluminum Company's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure its profitability.

In the trailing 12-month period, Century Aluminum Company’s operating margin was 0.33% while its return on assets stood at 0.38% with a return of equity of -3.44%.

In Q4, Century Aluminum Company’s quarterly earnings growth was a positive 0% while revenue growth was a negative 19.6%.

Century Aluminum Company’s PE and PEG Ratio

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Trailing PE

Its diluted EPS in the last 12-months stands at $-0.15 per share while it has a forward price to earnings multiple of 0 and a PEG multiple of -1.36. A low price to earnings ratio can mean the stock is attractively valued while a high ratio suggests the stock may be overvalued.

The PEG on the other hand provides a broader view compared to the P/E ratio and gives greater insight into Century Aluminum Company’s profitability.

Century Aluminum Company stock is trading at a EV to sales ratio of 0.3972 and a EV to EBITDA ratio of 3.3654. Its price to sales ratio in the trailing 12-months stood at 0.231.

Century Aluminum Company stock pays annual dividends of $0 per share, indicating a yield of 0% and a payout ratio of 0%.

Balance sheet and cash flow metrics

Total Assets
$1.47 billion
Total Liabilities
$410.70 million
Operating Cash Flow
Capital Expenditure
$16.10 million
Dividend Payout Ratio

Century Aluminum Company ended 2023 with $1.47 billion in total assets and $0 in total liabilities. Its intangible assets were valued at $1.47 billion while shareholder equity stood at $399.30 million.

Century Aluminum Company ended 2023 with $0 in deferred long-term liabilities, $410.70 million in other current liabilities, 1000000.00 in common stock, $-1961000000.00 in retained earnings and $0 in goodwill. Its cash balance stood at $54.30 million and cash and short-term investments were $54.30 million. The company’s total short-term debt was $146,100,000 while long-term debt stood at $381.60 million.

Century Aluminum Company’s total current assets stands at $677.80 million while long-term investments were $0 and short-term investments were $0. Its net receivables were $71.70 million compared to accounts payable of $167.30 million and inventory worth $398.80 million.

In 2023, Century Aluminum Company's operating cash flow was $0 while its capital expenditure stood at $16.10 million.

Comparatively, Century Aluminum Company paid $0 in dividends in 2023.

Other key metrics

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Analyst Target Price

Century Aluminum Company stock is currently trading at $9.76 per share. It touched a 52-week high of $29.24 and a 52-week low of $29.24. Analysts tracking the stock have a 12-month average target price of $11.5.

Its 50-day moving average was $10.55 and 200-day moving average was $8.5 The short ratio stood at 3.01 indicating a short percent outstanding of 0%.

Around 4343% of the company’s stock are held by insiders while 5833.4% are held by institutions.

Frequently Asked Questions About Century Aluminum Company

The stock symbol (also called stock or share ticker) of Century Aluminum Company is CENX

The IPO of Century Aluminum Company took place on 1996-03-28

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


One South Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL, United States, 60606