Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ: CENX) started the day on April 14, 2021, with a price increase of 7.62% at $16.10. During the day, the stock rose to $16.53 and sunk to $15.05 before settling in for the price of $14.96 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, CENX posted a 52-week range of $3.71-$19.60.
In the past 5-years timespan, the Basic Materials sector firm’s annual sales growth was -3.80%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was -20.30%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -51.40%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $89.80 million, simultaneously with a float of $49.89 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $1.47 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $15.38, while the 200-day Moving Average is $10.80.
If we measure the efficiency of the company that is accounted for 2078 employees. It has generated 772,425 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was -59,336. The stock had 19.88 Receivables turnover and 1.11 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was -2.26, operating margin was -5.00 and Pretax Margin of -7.87.
Century Aluminum Company (CENX) Ownership Facts and Figures
Now let’s turn our focus to how large-scale investors are working with this stock of the Aluminum Industry. Century Aluminum Company’s current insider ownership accounts for 1.10%, in contrast to 55.90% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Mar 03, this organization’s EVP – Global Operations sold 5,473 shares at the rate of 17.74, making the entire transaction reach 97,091 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 27,140. Preceding that transaction, on Mar 03, Company’s President and CEO sold 15,000 for 17.62, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 264,300. This particular insider is now the holder of 353,989 in total.
Century Aluminum Company (CENX) Earnings and Revenue Records
In the latest quarterly report released, which was put into the public domain on 12/30/2020, the organization reported -$0.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the three months, lower than the consensus estimate (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 0.18 per share during the current fiscal year.
Century Aluminum Company’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -51.40% and is forecasted to reach 0.34 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 0.70. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 1.26. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 0.92. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 49.84.
In the same vein, CENX’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded -1.38, a figure that is expected to reach -0.35 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 0.34 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Century Aluminum Company (CENX)
If we take a close look at the recent performances of Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ: CENX), its last 5-days Average volume was 1.61 million that shows progress from its year to date volume of 1.4 million. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 27.87% While, its Average True Range was 1.23.
Raw Stochastic average of Century Aluminum Company (CENX) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 66.86%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 42.80% 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 93.94% that was higher than 85.70% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.