A worth reading Analysis of Century Aluminum Co. (NASDAQ:CENX)


Technical Indicators and Signals

The stochastic oscillator indicator is the important indicator to compare the security price over a certain period of time. The stochastic %K of Century Aluminum Co. (NASDAQ:CENX) for the period of 9-Day stands at 58.89% while the stochastic %D for the same period stands at 61.55%.

The 7-Day Average Directional Index ADX (also known as Trend Strength Indicator) of Century Aluminum Co. (NASDAQ:CENX) signals “Sell” while other important signals like the 20-Day Moving Average Vs. Price signals “Sell”.

Another important signal of trend and momentum of a security is 20-50 Day MACD Oscillator or Moving Average Convergence Divergence signals “Sell” for Century Aluminum Co. (NASDAQ:CENX) while 20-100 Day MACD Oscillator indicates “Sell”.

Bollinger band is a volatility indicator of a certain security, currently Century Aluminum Co. (NASDAQ:CENX)’s 20-Day Bollinger Band indicates “Hold”.

About Company

Century Aluminum Company is a producer of primary aluminum. Century’s principal subsidiary, Century Aluminum of West Virginia, Inc. owns and operates a reduction facility, located on the Ohio River.

Previous Day Activity Analysis

On the last trading day, Century Aluminum Co. (NASDAQ:CENX) opened the session at $14.24 and after going down -0.07% closed at $14.33. The stock gained 0.09 points in the last trade.

Century Aluminum Co. (NASDAQ:CENX)’s stock fluctuated in the range of $14.10 and $14.48 during the previous active session. Century Aluminum Co. (NASDAQ:CENX) traded with the volume of 1.4 Million with average volume of 2.26 Million. The stock has LOW volatility on the last trading session.

Currently the Beta for the company remains at 0.47 while ATR (Average True Range) and RSI (Relative Strength Index) are at 0.71 and 37.91 respectively.

Currently the Insider Ownership of the shares of Century Aluminum Co. (NASDAQ:CENX) is at 32.1% and the shares outstanding are 86.77 Million.

Important Ratio Analysis

Some important ratios to consider here for Century Aluminum Co. (NASDAQ:CENX) are discussed below:

Price to Earnings P/E ratio stands at 0 while Forward P/E shows the value of 11.78.

The Price to Sale P/S and Price to Book P/B shows the value of 0.83 and 1.62 respectively. While Price to Cash P/C and Price to Free Cash Flow P/FCF stands at 7.14 and 30.4 correspondingly.

The Quick Ratio of Century Aluminum Co. (NASDAQ:CENX) stands at 1.3 while the Current Ratio depicts the value of 2.6.

Return on Assets ROA of Century Aluminum Co. (NASDAQ:CENX) is at -10.1% whereas, Return on Equity ROE and Return of Investment ROI of Century Aluminum Co. (NASDAQ:CENX) stand at -20.6% and -23.4% respectively.

Stock Performance Analysis

The stock performance of Century Aluminum Co. (NASDAQ:CENX) on the basis of 5 day trade show the dip of -1.98% whereas, the monthly performance of the stock shows decrease of -6.64%.

The quarterly performance of the stock remained in green zone with the value of 0% while six month performance of the shares of Century Aluminum Co. (NASDAQ:CENX) remained bullish with the count of 5.14%.

The yearly and YTD performance of Century Aluminum Co. (NASDAQ:CENX) remained up at 49.9% and 67.41% respectively.