Shares of Century Aluminum (NASDAQ:CENX – Get Rating) passed above its 200-day moving average during trading on Thursday . The stock has a 200-day moving average of $8.42 and traded as high as $8.74. Century Aluminum shares last traded at $8.73, with a volume of 1,232,072 shares trading hands.
Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades
Several research firms recently weighed in on CENX. Wolfe Research downgraded Century Aluminum from a “peer perform” rating to an “underperform” rating and set a $4.00 price objective for the company. in a report on Friday, September 30th. TheStreet upgraded shares of Century Aluminum from a “d+” rating to a “c” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 16th. Finally, StockNews.com downgraded shares of Century Aluminum from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, November 10th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. According to data from MarketBeat.com, Century Aluminum currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $14.33.
Century Aluminum Price Performance
The firm has a market capitalization of $797.49 million, a P/E ratio of 5.60 and a beta of 2.68. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.72, a current ratio of 1.87 and a quick ratio of 0.92. The stock’s fifty day simple moving average is $7.06 and its 200 day simple moving average is $8.42.
Hedge Funds Weigh In On Century Aluminum
About Century Aluminum
Century Aluminum Company, together with its subsidiaries, produces standard-grade and value-added primary aluminum products in the United States and Iceland. It also owns and operates a carbon anode production facility in the Netherlands. The company was incorporated in 1981 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
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