CE:NYE-Celanese Corporation (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Chemicals | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 159.84

Change

-0.96 (-0.60)%

Market Cap

USD 17.49B

Volume

0.63M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 195.64 (+22.40%)

Avg User Target

USD
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


Celanese Corporation (CE) Stock Analysis:
Based on the Celanese Corporation stock forecasts from 14 analysts, the average analyst target price for Celanese Corporation is USD 195.64 over the next 12 months. Celanese Corporation’s average analyst rating is Strong Buy. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Celanese Corporation is Bullish , which is based on 10 positive signals and 4 negative signals. At the last closing, Celanese Corporation’s stock price was USD 159.84. Celanese Corporation’s stock price has changed by -10.68% over the past week, -1.48% over the past month and +27.21% over the last year.

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 Mate ...Read More

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ETFs Containing CE

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
FXZ First Trust Exchange-Trad.. 0.00 % 0.67 %

-0.15 (-0.26%)

USD0.52B
PYZ Invesco DWA Basic Materia.. 0.00 % 0.60 %

-0.63 (-0.73%)

USD0.15B
HRES:CA Harvest Global Resource L.. 0.00 % 0.75 %

N/A

USD1.69M

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 -4.89% 33% F 46% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -4.89% 33% F 45% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 27.21% 53% F 84% B
Dividend Return 2.16% 18% F 40% F
Total Return 29.38% 53% F 83% B
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 84.15% 93% A 81% B-
Dividend Return 13.16% 33% F 51% F
Total Return 97.30% 100% A+ 82% B-
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 16.22% 67% D+ 74% C
Dividend Return 2.27% 25% F 53% F
Total Return 18.49% 67% D+ 75% C
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 31.90% 80% B- 34% F
Risk Adjusted Return 57.95% 100% A+ 63% D
Market Capitalization 17.49B 93% A 87% B+
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
(Chemicals)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 6.48 80% B- 86% B
Price/Book Ratio 4.47 13% F 22% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 13.02 27% F 37% F
EV/EBITDA 5.41 67% D+ 82% B-
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 79.44% 100% A+ 92% A-
Return on Invested Capital 6.85% 60% D- 64% D
Return on Assets 9.84% 87% B+ 91% A-
Debt to Equity Ratio 91.52% 50% F 41% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 1.67 73% C 56% F
Short Percent 1.21% 60% D- 72% C-
Beta 1.27 67% D+ 34% 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:
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.

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.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters than 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.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Dividend Growth

This stock has shown top quartile dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

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 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.

Highly 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.