Century Aluminum C (NASDAQ:CENX) shares traded 2.12% up during most recent session to reach at the closing price of $21.64. The stock exchanged hands 1.99 Million shares versus average trading capacity of 2.09 Million shares, yielding a market cap of $1.86 Billion. Wall Street analysts covering the stock are projecting that the stock will reach $18.2 within the next 52-weeks. The mean target projections are based on 5 opinions.
Taking a broader look brokerage firms’ analysts on the street with an expectant view have Century Aluminum C (NASDAQ:CENX) high price target of $21 and with a conservative view have low price target of $16.
Deutsche Bank “Downgrades” Century Aluminum C (NASDAQ:CENX) in a research note issued to investors on 12/20/17 to Hold with price target of $0.
Additionally on 10/30/17 JP Morgan “Maintained” Century Aluminum C (NASDAQ:CENX) to Neutral setting price target at $14.5 and on 10/30/17 JP Morgan “Downgrades” the stock to Neutral at $0. Furthermore on 10/27/17 BMO Capital “Maintained” the stock to Market Perform at $16.
On the other hand the company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 53.68 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 1.24, Consequently Century Aluminum C (NASDAQ:CENX)’s weekly and monthly volatility is 6.88%, 5.93% respectively. The company’s beta value is at 0.65.
In terms of Buy, Sell or Hold recommendations, Century Aluminum C (NASDAQ:CENX) has analysts’ mean recommendation of 3. This is according to a simplified 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell.
According to analysts Century Aluminum C (NASDAQ:CENX)’s minimum EPS for the current quarter is at $0.2 and can go high up to $0.3. The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $0.24 derived from a total of 5 estimates from the analysts who have weighed in on projected earnings. However the company reported $-0.12 earnings per share for the same quarter during last year.
Previously Century Aluminum C (NASDAQ:CENX) reported $0.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.23 by $-0.08. The company posted an earnings surprise of -34.8%.
While considering growth estimates of the company, it has next quarter growth estimates of 140% whereas during current quarter it has 300% estimations over growth, comparing to the estimations of 149.3% during current year and 280% for next year. Past 5 years growth of Century Aluminum C (NASDAQ:CENX) observed at 12.25%, looking forward for the next 5 years it has a strong prediction of -20.33% over growth.
Century Aluminum C (NASDAQ:CENX)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $426.7 Million according to 4 number of analysts, for the current quarter the company has high revenue estimates of $430.6 Million in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $423 Million. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $1.58 Billion compared to low analyst estimates of $1.58 Billion and high estimates of $1.59 Billion according to 4 number of analysts.
Currently Century Aluminum C (NASDAQ:CENX)’s shares owned by insiders are 32.3%, whereas shares owned by institutional owners are 67.7%. However the six-month change in the insider ownership was recorded 0%, as well as three-month change in the institutional ownership was recorded -1.51%.
Century Aluminum C (NASDAQ:CENX) 52-week high price stands at $24.76 and low price stands at $11.26, its price distance from 52-week high is -12.6% while its distance from 52-week low price is 92.15%. The stock hit its 52-week high on 01/29/18, and 52-week low on 03/27/17.
Century Aluminum C (NASDAQ:CENX)’s trailing twelve month revenues are $1.5 Billion, whereas its price to sales ratio for the same period is 1.24. Its book value per share for the most recent quarter is $8.85 while its price to book ratio for the same period is 2.45, as for as the company’s cash per share for the most recent quarter is $2.03, however its price to cash per share ratio for the same period is 10.66. The stock has 5 year expected PEG ratio of 0 whereas its trailing twelve month P/E ratio is 0.