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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.48
CENX's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
66% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. CENX: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CENX' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.37 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.48
Equity to Asset 0.56
CENX's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
53% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. CENX: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CENX' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.35 Max: 0.63
Current: 0.56
0.04
0.63
Interest Coverage 2.55
CENX's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
89% of the 638 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. CENX: 2.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CENX' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.88  Med: 5.11 Max: 9.23
Current: 2.55
1.88
9.23
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 0.83
M-Score: -3.29
WACC vs ROIC
7.37%
2.77%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 2.66
CENX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. CENX: 2.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CENX' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.84  Med: 7.92 Max: 19.84
Current: 2.66
-10.84
19.84
Net-margin (%) 2.15
CENX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 728 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.05 vs. CENX: 2.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CENX' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.42  Med: -2.79 Max: 5.83
Current: 2.15
-45.42
5.83
ROE (%) 4.00
CENX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -7.10 vs. CENX: 4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CENX' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -116.09  Med: -12.09 Max: 10.74
Current: 4
-116.09
10.74
ROA (%) 2.32
CENX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1191 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -5.94 vs. CENX: 2.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CENX' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -38.81  Med: -2.19 Max: 5.88
Current: 2.32
-38.81
5.88
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 6.19
CENX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1152 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -7.07 vs. CENX: 6.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CENX' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.37  Med: -3.77 Max: 10.66
Current: 6.19
-41.37
10.66
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 13.70
CENX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 560 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. CENX: 13.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CENX' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.1  Med: 4.60 Max: 21.4
Current: 13.7
-37.1
21.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 27.90
CENX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 763 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -12.60 vs. CENX: 27.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CENX' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.7  Med: 25.90 Max: 91.3
Current: 27.9
-30.7
91.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 117.10
CENX's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 731 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -15.20 vs. CENX: 117.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CENX' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -58.3  Med: 41.80 Max: 191.6
Current: 117.1
-58.3
191.6
» CENX's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-02-18)


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

CENX Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Joel Greenblatt 15,761 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 1,354,841 sh (+69.87%)
Paul Tudor Jones 99,498 sh (+8.48%)
Mario Gabelli 55,000 sh (unchged)
T Boone Pickens Sold Out
Steven Cohen 123,200 sh (-54.27%)
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Q2 2015

CENX Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 174,545 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 130,217 sh (+726.20%)
Chuck Royce 1,622,387 sh (+19.75%)
Paul Tudor Jones 104,716 sh (+5.24%)
Mario Gabelli 55,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Q3 2015

CENX Guru Trades in Q3 2015

James Barrow 109,247 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 3,255,961 sh (New)
Jim Simons 568,221 sh (+225.54%)
Mario Gabelli 55,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 1,572,041 sh (-3.10%)
Joel Greenblatt 117,157 sh (-10.03%)
Paul Tudor Jones 15,100 sh (-85.58%)
» More
Q4 2015

CENX Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Mario Gabelli 55,000 sh (unchged)
James Barrow 104,252 sh (-4.57%)
Chuck Royce 1,396,641 sh (-11.16%)
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 8.90
CENX's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
72% of the 679 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 15.60 vs. CENX: 8.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CENX' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.18  Med: 14.71 Max: 99.82
Current: 8.9
3.18
99.82
Forward P/E 9.14
CENX's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
68% of the 707 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 13.61 vs. CENX: 9.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 8.80
CENX's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
73% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 15.30 vs. CENX: 8.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CENX' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.17  Med: 14.64 Max: 99.82
Current: 8.8
3.17
99.82
P/B 0.36
CENX's P/B is ranked higher than
82% of the 1344 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. CENX: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CENX' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 1.15 Max: 25.21
Current: 0.36
0.05
25.21
P/S 0.18
CENX's P/S is ranked higher than
92% of the 1321 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. CENX: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CENX' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.76 Max: 1.73
Current: 0.18
0.03
1.73
PFCF 5.59
CENX's PFCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 11.19 vs. CENX: 5.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CENX' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 12.49 Max: 225.23
Current: 5.59
0.73
225.23
POCF 2.84
CENX's POCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 924 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 5.76 vs. CENX: 2.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CENX' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 12.13 Max: 2204.33
Current: 2.84
0.74
2204.33
EV-to-EBIT 5.51
CENX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
80% of the 781 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 12.66 vs. CENX: 5.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CENX' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3271.5  Med: 4.80 Max: 11023.4
Current: 5.51
-3271.5
11023.4
EV-to-EBITDA 3.03
CENX's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
86% of the 918 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 8.36 vs. CENX: 3.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CENX' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -786  Med: 8.30 Max: 135.1
Current: 3.03
-786
135.1
Current Ratio 2.34
CENX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 1167 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. CENX: 2.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CENX' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 2.13 Max: 3.12
Current: 2.34
0.63
3.12
Quick Ratio 1.05
CENX's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 1167 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. CENX: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CENX' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 1.07 Max: 2.24
Current: 1.05
0.39
2.24
Days Inventory 53.45
CENX's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
68% of the 609 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 79.12 vs. CENX: 53.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CENX' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.45  Med: 48.32 Max: 55.23
Current: 53.45
34.45
55.23
Days Sales Outstanding 1.48
CENX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
94% of the 578 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 34.18 vs. CENX: 1.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CENX' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.27  Med: 14.47 Max: 26.76
Current: 1.48
11.27
26.76
Days Payable 20.27
CENX's Days Payable is ranked lower than
76% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 42.00 vs. CENX: 20.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CENX' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.56  Med: 24.06 Max: 31.98
Current: 20.27
19.56
31.98

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 0.35
CENX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
83% of the 1346 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. CENX: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CENX' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 1.67 Max: 22.43
Current: 0.35
0.11
22.43
Price/Projected FCF 0.29
CENX's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
90% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. CENX: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CENX' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 2.13 Max: 61.77
Current: 0.29
0.32
61.77
Price/Median PS Value 0.23
CENX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
83% of the 1008 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.67 vs. CENX: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CENX' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.77 Max: 1.9
Current: 0.23
0.08
1.9
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.22
CENX's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
61% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. CENX: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
CENX' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 1.29 Max: 38.02
Current: 1.22
0.39
38.02
Price/Graham Number 0.38
CENX's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
91% of the 729 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. CENX: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
CENX' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.52 Max: 16.39
Current: 0.38
0.41
16.39
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 18.09
CENX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1166 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -4.00 vs. CENX: 18.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CENX' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 7.00 Max: 38
Current: 18.09
0.4
38
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 12.79
CENX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -0.54 vs. CENX: 12.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CENX' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -50.8  Med: -0.10 Max: 60.2
Current: 12.79
-50.8
60.2

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $2117
EPS $ 0.46
Beta0.66
Short Percentage of Float37.88%
52-Week Range $2.63 - 23.87
Shares Outstanding(Mil)86.93

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 1,926 1,009 1,067
EPS($) 0.27 -0.41 -0.38
EPS without NRI($) 0.27 -0.41 -0.38

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Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Aluminum
Compare:NHYDY, AA, AWC, NOR, KALU » details
Traded in other countries:EY3.Germany, CENX.Iceland,
Century Aluminum Co is a Delaware corporation formed in 1995. The Company is primary aluminum producer. Company operates its business through one reportable segment, primary aluminum. Primary aluminum is an internationally traded commodity and its price is effectively determined on the London Metal Exchange. Its facilities produce standard grade and value-added primary aluminum products. Its current annualized production capacity is approximately 1,033,000 tonnes per year (tpy), of which 170,000 tpy remained curtailed as of December 31, 2013. Company produced approximately 777,000 tonnes of primary aluminum in 2013. Its customers include: Glencore, Southwire, RTA, BHP Billiton. Its raw materials include: carbon anodes, cathode blocks, calcined petroleum coke, silicon carbide, aluminum fluoride, alumina, natural gas and liquid pitch. Its suppliers are: Landsvirkjun, Kenergy Corporation, Kenergy, among others. Company competes with U.S. and international companies in the aluminum industry in the areas of product portfolio, price, quality and service. In addition, aluminum competes with materials such as steel, copper, carbon fiber, composites, plastic and glass, each of which may be substituted for aluminum in certain applications. Company is subject to various environmental laws and regulations both in the U.S. and in other countries.
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