Media headlines about Century Aluminum (NASDAQ:CENX) have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded 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 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the industrial products company an impact score of 45.3456318248397 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Century Aluminum (NASDAQ:CENX) opened at $15.67 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.32, a current ratio of 2.61 and a quick ratio of 1.27. Century Aluminum has a 1 year low of $8.39 and a 1 year high of $20.68.

Century Aluminum (NASDAQ:CENX) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The industrial products company reported $0.15 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.23 by ($0.08). The business had revenue of $388.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $392.28 million. Century Aluminum had a negative return on equity of 0.17% and a negative net margin of 10.45%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 16.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned ($0.31) earnings per share. equities analysts anticipate that Century Aluminum will post 0.39 EPS for the current year.

A number of research analysts recently weighed in on the company. Macquarie assumed coverage on Century Aluminum in a research note on Thursday, September 7th. They issued a “neutral” rating on the stock. BidaskClub raised Century Aluminum from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 24th. Zacks Investment Research raised Century Aluminum from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $19.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Monday, October 9th. Cowen set a $17.00 price objective on Century Aluminum and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 11th. Finally, Deutsche Bank raised Century Aluminum from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, October 17th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $17.10.

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About Century Aluminum

Century Aluminum Company (Century) is a holding company, which is a producer of primary aluminum and operates aluminum reduction facilities, or smelters, in the United States and Iceland. The Company operates through primary aluminum segment. The Company’s primary aluminum facilities produce standard grade primary aluminum products.

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