Century Aluminum Co (CENX) Trading Down 5.7%
Century Aluminum Co (NASDAQ:CENX)’s share price traded down 5.7% on Monday . The company traded as low as $7.06 and last traded at $7.16, with a volume of 1,183,050 shares. The stock had previously closed at $7.59.
A number of equities analysts have weighed in on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed a “sell” rating on shares of Century Aluminum in a research note on Friday. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Century Aluminum from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, July 11th. TheStreet cut shares of Century Aluminum from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 31st. Deutsche Bank AG lifted their price target on shares of Century Aluminum from $7.00 to $7.50 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, May 2nd. Finally, Cowen and Company reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Century Aluminum in a research report on Saturday, April 30th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and six have issued a hold rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $6.85.
The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $6.90 and its 200 day moving average price is $6.62. The stock’s market capitalization is $619.10 million.
Century Aluminum (NASDAQ:CENX) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 28th. The company reported ($0.05) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.14) by $0.09. The firm had revenue of $326.75 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $338.22 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.25 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 37.6% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts forecast that Century Aluminum Co will post ($0.25) EPS for the current year.
A hedge fund recently raised its stake in Century Aluminum stock. Bank of Montreal Can raised its position in shares of Century Aluminum Co (NASDAQ:CENX) by 121.6% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 294,081 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 161,351 shares during the period. Bank of Montreal Can owned 0.34% of Century Aluminum worth $1,300,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.
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. Its primary aluminum facilities produce standard grade primary aluminum products.
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