Witnessing the stock’s movement on the chart, on March 04, 2021, Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ: CENX) had a quiet start as it plunged -7.84% to $16.40. During the day, the stock rose to $17.51 and sunk to $15.34 before settling in for the price of $17.79 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, CENX posted a 52-week range of $2.91-$17.97.
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 $1.59 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $12.55, while the 200-day Moving Average is $9.38.
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
Nothing is more important than checking the behaviour of major investors towards the stock of the Aluminum industry. Century Aluminum Company’s current insider ownership accounts for 1.30%, in contrast to 54.50% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Mar 02, this organization’s President and CEO sold 35,000 shares at the rate of 16.40, making the entire transaction reach 574,000 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 368,989. Preceding that transaction, on Mar 01, Company’s EVP, COO, GC & Secretary sold 11,370 for 14.36, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 163,273. This particular insider is now the holder of 64,400 in total.
Century Aluminum Company (CENX) Earnings and Revenue Records
As on 12/30/2020, Multinational firm has announced its last quarter scores, in which it reported -$0.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the period falling under the consensus outlook (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 0.13 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 0.35 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 1.40. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 0.94. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 23.08.
In the same vein, CENX’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded -0.62, a figure that is expected to reach -0.35 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 0.35 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Century Aluminum Company (CENX)
Going through the that latest performance of [Century Aluminum Company, CENX]. Its last 5-days volume of 1.38 million indicated improvement to the volume of 1.18 million it revealed a year ago. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 88.33% While, its Average True Range was 1.53.
Raw Stochastic average of Century Aluminum Company (CENX) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 86.54%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 74.01% 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 116.07% that was higher than 82.36% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.