Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ: CENX) established initial surge of 5.10% at $13.20, as the Stock market unbolted on February 19, 2021. During the day, the stock rose to $13.42 and sunk to $11.91 before settling in for the price of $12.56 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, CENX posted a 52-week range of $2.91-$15.25.
The Basic Materials sector firm’s twelve-monthly sales growth has been -1.00% for the last half of the decade. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was -22.00%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -20.40%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $89.50 million, simultaneously with a float of $49.89 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $1.12 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $11.81, while the 200-day Moving Average is $8.89.
It is quite necessary to find out the efficiency of the corporate organization, which has 2079 number of employees on its payroll. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was -2.27, operating margin was -4.98 and Pretax Margin of -7.87.
Century Aluminum Company (CENX) Ownership Facts and Figures
Sometimes it is also beneficial to study the sentiment of large-scale investors towards the stock of the Century Aluminum Company industry. Century Aluminum Company’s current insider ownership accounts for 1.20%, in contrast to 54.90% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Dec 17, this organization’s President and CEO sold 10,000 shares at the rate of 11.27, making the entire transaction reach 112,700 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 336,109. Preceding that transaction, on Dec 15, Company’s President and CEO sold 15,000 for 10.76, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 161,400. This particular insider is now the holder of 346,109 in total.
Century Aluminum Company (CENX) Earnings and Revenue Records
Going through the last 3-months fiscal report unveiled on the 12/30/2020, it has been observed that the corporation posted -$0.32 earnings per share (EPS) during the time that was less the consensus figure (set at -$0.26) by -$0.06. This company achieved a net margin of -7.68 while generating a return on equity of -20.19. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.17 per share during the current fiscal year.
Century Aluminum Company’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -20.40% and is forecasted to reach 0.41 in the upcoming year.
Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ: CENX) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Century Aluminum Company (CENX). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 0.90. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 1.06. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 0.68. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 16.29.
In the same vein, CENX’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded -1.04, a figure that is expected to reach 0.15 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 0.41 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Century Aluminum Company (CENX)
Now, what If we examine the latest scores posted by [Century Aluminum Company, CENX]. During the last 5-days, its volume was better the volume of 1.12 million it reported in year-ago period. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 40.99% While, its Average True Range was 1.13.
Raw Stochastic average of Century Aluminum Company (CENX) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 77.17%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 64.47% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 82.10% that was higher than 72.41% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.