CENX:NSD-Century Aluminum Company (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Aluminum | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 14.39

Change

-0.17 (-1.17)%

Market Cap

USD 1.31B

Volume

1.46M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 19.00 (+32.04%)

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Fundamental Analysis

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About

Century Aluminum Company, together with its subsidiaries, produces standard-grade and value-added primary aluminum products in the United States and Iceland. The company was incorporated in 1981 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

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Largest Industry Peers for Aluminum

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
KALU Kaiser Aluminum Corporation

-1.40 (-1.15%)

USD1.93B 416.39 31.59

ETFs Containing CENX

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
XME SPDR Series Trust - SPDR .. 0.00 % 0.35 %

-0.94 (-2.09%)

USD2.04B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Aluminum)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 30.46% 100% A+ 78% C+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 30.46% 100% A+ 78% C+
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 55.23% 50% F 68% D+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 55.23% 50% F 67% D+
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 102.96% 100% A+ 70% C-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 102.96% 100% A+ 68% D+
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 27.07% 100% A+ 73% C
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 27.07% 100% A+ 73% C
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 92.41% 50% F 18% F
Risk Adjusted Return 29.29% 50% F 45% F
Market Capitalization 1.31B 50% F 70% C-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Aluminum)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 26.50 100% A+ 36% F
Price/Book Ratio 3.21 50% F 44% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 30.58 50% F 15% F
EV/EBITDA 102.56 50% F 9% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity -48.17% 50% F 30% F
Return on Invested Capital -8.95% 50% F 34% F
Return on Assets -4.78% 50% F 34% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 44.52% 100% A+ 42% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 3.38 100% A+ 39% F
Short Percent 11.50% 50% F 16% F
Beta 2.88 50% F 4% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Underpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What to not like:
Low market capitalization

This is among the smaller entities in its sectors with below median market capitalization. That may make it less stable in the long run unless it has a unique technology or market which can help it grow or get acquired in future.

Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.