CENX:NSD-Century Aluminum Company (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Aluminum | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 15.98

Change

+1.11 (+7.46)%

Market Cap

USD 1.34B

Volume

1.49M

Average Target Price

N/A
Average Analyst Rating

N/A

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

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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Relative Performance (Total Returns)

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Relative Returns (From:    To: 2021-04-21 )

Largest Industry Peers for Aluminum

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

+3.38 (+3.10%)

USD1.72B 60.19 14.43

ETFs Containing CENX

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

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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 44.88% 100% A+ 88% B+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 44.88% 100% A+ 88% B+
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 330.73% 100% A+ 93% A
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 330.73% 100% A+ 93% A
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 93.93% 100% A+ 67% D+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 93.93% 100% A+ 64% D
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 25.17% 100% A+ 75% C
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 25.17% 100% A+ 74% C
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 87.78% 50% F 17% F
Risk Adjusted Return 28.67% 100% A+ 51% F
Market Capitalization 1.34B 50% F 68% D+
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+ 40% F
Price/Book Ratio 2.79 50% F 53% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 31.22 50% F 15% F
EV/EBITDA 102.56 50% F 10% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity -20.20% 50% F 36% F
Return on Invested Capital -8.95% 50% F 34% F
Return on Assets -3.47% 50% F 36% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 44.52% 100% A+ 43% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 1.33 100% A+ 64% D
Short Percent 4.21% 50% F 44% F
Beta 2.95 50% F 3% 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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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

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:
Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

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.

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.