Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ:CENX)’s traded shares stood at 1.24 million during the last session, with the company’s beta value hitting 2.76. At the close of trading, the stock’s price was $14.36, to imply a decrease of 0.00% or $0.0 in intraday trading. The CENX share’s 52-week high remains $19.60, putting it -36.49% down since that peak but still an impressive 56.34% since price per share fell to its 52-week low of $6.27. The company has a valuation of $1.24B, with an average of 1.45 million shares in intraday trading volume over the past 10 days and average of 1.56 million shares over the past 3 months.
Analysts have given a consensus recommendation of an Overweight for Century Aluminum Company (CENX), translating to a mean rating of 2.50. Of 2 analyst(s) looking at the stock, 0 analyst(s) give CENX a Sell rating. 0 of those analysts rate the stock as Overweight while 1 advise Hold as 1 recommend it as a Buy. 0 analyst(s) have given it an Underweight rating. Estimates put the company’s current-quarter earnings per share at $0.01.
Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ:CENX) trade information
After registering a 0.00% downside in the last session, Century Aluminum Company (CENX) has traded red over the past five days. The stock hit a weekly high of 14.81 this Thursday, 10/07/21, dropping 0.00% in its intraday price action. The 5-day price performance for the stock is 6.77%, and 18.87% over 30 days. With these gigs, the year-to-date price performance is 30.19%. Short interest in Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ:CENX) saw shorts transact 5.75 million shares and set a 4.46 days time to cover.
Analysts on Wall Street suggest a consensus price target of $18.50, implying an increase of 22.38% to the stock’s current value. The extremes give us $18.00 and $19.00 for target low and target high price respectively. As such, CENX has been trading -32.31% off suggested target high and -25.35% from its likely low.
Century Aluminum Company (CENX) estimates and forecasts
Looking at statistics comparing Century Aluminum Company share performance against respective industry, we note that the company has outperformed competitors. Century Aluminum Company (CENX) shares are -3.82% down over the last 6 months, with its year-to-date growth rate higher than industry average at 123.08% against 16.90%. Revenue is forecast to grow 101.50% this quarter before jumping 293.70% for the next one. The rating firms project that company’s revenue will grow 38.90% compared to the previous financial year.
Revenue forecast for the current quarter as set by 2 analysts is $584.85 million. Meanwhile, for the quarter ending Dec 2021, a total of 1 analyst(s) estimate revenue growth to $643.4 million.Earnings reports from the last fiscal year show that sales brought in $368.7 million and $389.1 million respectively in the corresponding quarters. In this case, analysts estimate current quarter sales to rise 58.60% before jumping 65.40% in the following quarter.
Century Aluminum Company has its next earnings report out between October 27 and November 01. However, it is important to take into account that this dividend yield ratio is just an indicator to only serve the purpose of guidance. Investors interested to invest in the stock should ponder company’s other fundamental and operations related aspects too. Century Aluminum Company has a forward dividend ratio of 0, with the share yield ticking at 0.00% to continue the rising pattern observed over the past year. The company’s average dividend yield trailing the past 5-year period is 0.00%.
Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ:CENX)’s Major holders
Century Aluminum Company insiders hold 43.97% of total outstanding shares, with institutional holders owning 59.48% of the shares at 106.16% float percentage. In total, 59.48% institutions holds shares in the company, led by State Street Corporation. As of Jun 29, 2021, the company held over 9.15 million shares (or 10.15% of shares), all amounting to roughly $117.98 million.
The next major institution holding the largest number of shares is Blackrock Inc. with 8.34 million shares, or about 9.25% of shares outstanding. As of the market price on Jun 29, 2021, these shares were worth $107.51 million.
We also have SPDR (R) Ser Tr-SPDR (R) S&P (R) Metals & Mining ETF and iShares Core S&P Smallcap ETF as the top two Mutual Funds with the largest holdings of the Century Aluminum Company (CENX) shares. Going by data provided on Aug 30, 2021, SPDR (R) Ser Tr-SPDR (R) S&P (R) Metals & Mining ETF holds roughly 6.95 million shares. This is just over 7.71% of the total shares, with a market valuation of $89.09 million. Data from the same date shows that the other fund manager holds a little less at 3.37 million, or 3.74% of the shares, all valued at about 43.19 million.