CE:NYE-Celanese Corporation (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Chemicals | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 103.95

Change

-4.03 (-3.73)%

Market Cap

USD 12.43B

Volume

0.76M

Average Target Price

USD 123.05 (+18.37%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

STA Verdict

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About

Celanese Corporation, a technology and specialty materials company, manufactures and sells high performance engineered polymers in the United States and internationally. The company operates through Engineered Materials, Acetate Tow, and Acetyl Chain segments. The Engineered Materials segment develops, produces, and supplies specialty polymers for automotive and medical applications, as well as for use in industrial products and consumer electronics. It also offers acesulfame potassium, a sweetener for use in various beverages, confections, and dairy products; and food protection ingredients, such as potassium sorbate and sorbic acid for use in foods, beverages, and personal care products. The Acetate Tow segment provides acetate tows and flakes for use in filter products applications. The Acetyl Chain segment produces and supplies acetyl products, including acetic acid, vinyl acetate monomers, acetic anhydride, and acetate esters that are used as starting materials for colorants, paints, adhesives, coatings, and pharmaceuticals; and organic solvents and intermediates for pharmaceutical, agricultural, and chemical products. It also offers vinyl acetate-based emulsions for use in paints and coatings, adhesives, construction, glass fiber, textiles, and paper applications; and ethylene vinyl acetate resins and compounds, as well as low-density polyethylene for use in flexible packaging films, lamination film products, hot melt adhesives, automotive parts, and carpeting applications. Celanese Corporation was founded in 1918 and is headquartered in Irving, Texas.

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PYZ Invesco DWA Basic Materia.. 3.00 % 0.60 %

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ONEV SPDR Russell 1000 Low Vol.. 0.00 % 0.20 %

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Chemicals)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -15.57% 45% F 12% F
Dividend Return 0.50% 50% F 27% F
Total Return -15.07% 50% F 12% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 0.20% 85% B 41% F
Dividend Return 2.39% 50% F 53% F
Total Return 2.59% 85% B 41% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 79.56% 100% A+ 87% B+
Dividend Return 15.75% 63% D 59% F
Total Return 95.32% 94% A 87% B+
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 16.44% 75% C 87% B+
Dividend Return 2.14% 25% F 47% F
Total Return 18.58% 70% C- 87% B+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 19.57% 75% C 39% F
Risk Adjusted Return 94.95% 100% A+ 84% B
Market Capitalization 12.43B 85% B 86% B
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%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Chemicals)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 15.19 42% F 58% F
Price/Book Ratio 4.96 5% F 20% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 8.55 32% F 49% F
EV/EBITDA 12.54 30% F 38% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 27.53% 89% B+ 91% A-
Return on Invested Capital 14.81% 68% D+ 84% B
Return on Assets 6.74% 80% B- 84% B
Debt to Equity Ratio 132.87% 29% F 26% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 1.99 74% C 56% F
Short Percent 1.47% 79% C+ 83% B
Beta 1.33 60% D- 24% 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

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STA Verdict 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:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

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.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

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:
Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

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.

Higly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

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.