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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.24
CENX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
61% of the 2530 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 30.92 vs. CENX: 0.24 )
CENX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.24

Equity to Asset 0.57
CENX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
73% of the 1337 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. CENX: 0.57 )
CENX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 0.63
Current: 0.57

0.04
0.63
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.82
M-Score: -2.65
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -0.07
CENX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1457 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. CENX: -0.07 )
CENX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -10.84   Max: 19.84
Current: -0.07

-10.84
19.84
Net-margin (%) -1.13
CENX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1457 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -3.04 vs. CENX: -1.13 )
CENX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -45.42   Max: 5.9
Current: -1.13

-45.42
5.9
ROE (%) -1.89
CENX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 2491 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -8.47 vs. CENX: -1.89 )
CENX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -91.25   Max: 12.49
Current: -1.89

-91.25
12.49
ROA (%) -1.07
CENX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 2555 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -6.56 vs. CENX: -1.07 )
CENX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -43.98   Max: 7.58
Current: -1.07

-43.98
7.58
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -0.08
CENX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 2500 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -8.43 vs. CENX: -0.08 )
CENX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -6.83   Max: 25.37
Current: -0.08

-6.83
25.37
Revenue Growth (%) 9.40
CENX's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1007 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. CENX: 9.40 )
CENX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -37.1   Max: 21.7
Current: 9.4

-37.1
21.7
EBITDA Growth (%) -30.70
CENX's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1588 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -11.30 vs. CENX: -30.70 )
CENX' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -30.7   Max: 91.3
Current: -30.7

-30.7
91.3
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

CENX Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Chuck Royce 1,708,950 sh (+2.55%)
Mario Gabelli 75,000 sh (unchged)
Donald Smith 353,817 sh (-43.6%)
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Q4 2013

CENX Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Chuck Royce 1,791,450 sh (+4.83%)
Mario Gabelli 75,000 sh (unchged)
Donald Smith 218,992 sh (-38.11%)
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Q1 2014

CENX Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 13,824 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 75,000 sh (unchged)
Donald Smith Sold Out
Chuck Royce 1,773,450 sh (-1%)
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Q2 2014

CENX Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 1,818,450 sh (+2.54%)
Mario Gabelli 75,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 366,200 sh (unchged)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CENX

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Donald Smith 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.05%$9.77 - $13.05 $ 26.07126%0
Donald Smith 2013-12-31 Reduce -38.11%0.02%$7.89 - $10.39 $ 26.07193%218992
Donald Smith 2013-09-30 Reduce -43.6%0.06%$7.76 - $10.4 $ 26.07195%353817
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.02%$6.86 - $8.68 $ 26.07240%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Reduce -76.94%0.07%$5.6 - $8.41 $ 26.07287%40012
John Burbank 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.0039%$5.6 - $8.41 $ 26.07287%0
Donald Smith 2012-06-30 Add 21.24%0.03%$6.8 - $9.28 $ 26.07236%702482
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Add 25.04%0.02%$6.8 - $9.28 $ 26.07236%173547
John Burbank 2012-06-30 New Buy$6.8 - $9.28 $ 26.07236%15571
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Reduce -24.28%0.05%$8.73 - $11.15 $ 26.07186%138791
Donald Smith 2011-12-31 New Buy0.15%$7.89 - $12.13 $ 26.07169%575000
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Add 41.6%0.06%$7.89 - $12.13 $ 26.07169%183303
Mario Gabelli 2011-12-31 Add 56%$7.89 - $12.13 $ 26.07169%78000
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Add 35.13%0.05%$8.79 - $16.34 $ 26.07117%129449
Mario Gabelli 2011-09-30 New Buy$8.79 - $16.34 $ 26.07117%50000
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 Add 133.22%0.12%$13.945 - $20.17 $ 26.0757%95794
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/B 2.30
CENX's P/B is ranked higher than
70% of the 2710 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. CENX: 2.30 )
CENX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 25.21
Current: 2.3

0.05
25.21
P/S 1.40
CENX's P/S is ranked higher than
90% of the 2710 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CENX: 1.40 )
CENX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 1.73
Current: 1.4

0.03
1.73
EV-to-EBIT -2300.48
CENX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
50% of the 682 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 14.02 vs. CENX: -2300.48 )
CENX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 85.3
Current: -2300.48

1.4
85.3
Current Ratio 2.16
CENX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 1795 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. CENX: 2.16 )
CENX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 3.12
Current: 2.16

0.63
3.12
Quick Ratio 1.00
CENX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 1792 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. CENX: 1.00 )
CENX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 2.24
Current: 1

0.39
2.24

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 2.31
CENX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
67% of the 2185 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. CENX: 2.31 )
CENX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 22.43
Current: 2.31

0.11
22.43
Price/Median PS Value 1.94
CENX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
57% of the 1061 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. CENX: 1.94 )
CENX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 2.05
Current: 1.94

0.08
2.05
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.10
CENX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1120 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. CENX: 2.10 )
CENX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 70.6
Current: 2.1

1.2
70.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -10.34
CENX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
81% of the 2094 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -13.00 vs. CENX: -10.34 )
CENX' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -27.6   Max: 133.9
Current: -10.34

-27.6
133.9

Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Aluminum
Compare:NHYDY, AA, AWC, NOR, KALU » details
Traded in other countries:EY3.Germany
Century Aluminum Company produces primary aluminum, which is an internationally traded commodity. The Company's primary aluminum facilities produce value-added and standard-grade primary aluminum products.
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Articles On GuruFocus.com
Century Aluminum Company (CENX) Exec. VP and CFO Michael A Bless sells 3,870 Shares Feb 22 2011 
Century Aluminum Company (CENX) CEO and President Logan W Kruger sells 10,000 Shares Dec 22 2010 
Century Aluminum Company Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 09 2010 
Century Aluminum Company (CENX) CEO and President Logan W Kruger sells 10,000 Shares Sep 13 2010 
Century Aluminum Company Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 09 2010 
Century Aluminum Company Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 10 2010 
Short Position: CENX May 08 2010 
Short position: HGSI May 07 2010 
Century Aluminum Company (CENX) Exec. VP and CFO Michael A Bless sells 6,468 Shares Mar 16 2010 
Century Aluminum Company (CENX) CEO and President Logan W Kruger sells 4,837 Shares Mar 10 2010 

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