Media stories about Century Aluminum (NASDAQ:CENX) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Century Aluminum earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the industrial products company an impact score of 46.4331280471174 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

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CENX has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. BidaskClub raised Century Aluminum from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 6th. Deutsche Bank lowered Century Aluminum from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and dropped their price target for the stock from $20.00 to $14.00 in a research report on Wednesday, December 20th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Century Aluminum from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 2nd. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. Century Aluminum has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $21.10.

Shares of Century Aluminum (NASDAQ CENX) opened at $19.95 on Tuesday. Century Aluminum has a 1 year low of $11.26 and a 1 year high of $24.77. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,823.93, a P/E ratio of 40.71 and a beta of 0.71. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.30, a current ratio of 2.91 and a quick ratio of 1.24.

Century Aluminum (NASDAQ:CENX) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, February 22nd. The industrial products company reported $0.26 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.02. Century Aluminum had a return on equity of 4.52% and a net margin of 3.02%. The business had revenue of $433.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $427.73 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned ($0.12) EPS. Century Aluminum’s revenue for the quarter was up 27.7% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts expect that Century Aluminum will post 1.46 earnings per share for the current year.

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Century Aluminum Company Profile

Century Aluminum Company, together with its subsidiaries, produces standard-grade and value-added primary aluminum in the United States and Iceland. The company was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

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