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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 0.52
CENX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
69% of the 2506 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 3.26 vs. CENX: 0.52 )
CENX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.52

Equity to Asset 0.57
CENX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
76% of the 1426 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 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: 8
Z-Score: 1.57
M-Score: -2.79
WACC vs ROIC
9.64%
10.32%
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 7.29
CENX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1500 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. CENX: 7.29 )
CENX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -10.84   Max: 19.84
Current: 7.29

-10.84
19.84
Net-margin (%) 5.83
CENX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1500 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.03 vs. CENX: 5.83 )
CENX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -45.42   Max: 5.9
Current: 5.83

-45.42
5.9
ROE (%) 10.95
CENX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 2461 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -7.65 vs. CENX: 10.95 )
CENX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -116.09   Max: 13.24
Current: 10.95

-116.09
13.24
ROA (%) 6.10
CENX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 2533 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -5.83 vs. CENX: 6.10 )
CENX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -38.81   Max: 7.85
Current: 6.1

-38.81
7.85
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 9.97
CENX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 2494 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -7.72 vs. CENX: 9.97 )
CENX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -6.75   Max: 27.01
Current: 9.97

-6.75
27.01
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 9.40
CENX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1106 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. CENX: 9.40 )
CENX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -37.1   Max: 21.4
Current: 9.4

-37.1
21.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -30.70
CENX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1560 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -13.80 vs. CENX: -30.70 )
CENX' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -30.7   Max: 91.3
Current: -30.7

-30.7
91.3
» CENX's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

CENX Guru Trades in Q1 2014

T Boone Pickens 30,000 sh (New)
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%)
Steven Cohen 366,200 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 75,000 sh (unchged)
T Boone Pickens 25,000 sh (-16.67%)
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Q3 2014

CENX Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 67,912 sh (New)
Jim Simons 266,499 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 55,000 sh (-26.67%)
Chuck Royce 1,235,950 sh (-32.03%)
Steven Cohen 242,400 sh (-33.81%)
T Boone Pickens 12,000 sh (-52%)
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Q4 2014

CENX Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 91,720 sh (+35.06%)
T Boone Pickens 14,100 sh (+17.5%)
Steven Cohen 269,400 sh (+11.14%)
Mario Gabelli 55,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Chuck Royce 797,554 sh (-35.47%)
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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
T Boone Pickens 2014-09-30 Reduce -52%0.16%$16.24 - $29.28 $ 18.97-14%12000
Mario Gabelli 2014-09-30 Reduce -26.67%$16.24 - $29.28 $ 18.97-14%55000
T Boone Pickens 2014-03-31 New Buy0.34%$9.77 - $13.05 $ 18.9764%30000
Donald Smith 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.05%$9.77 - $13.05 $ 18.9764%0
Donald Smith 2013-12-31 Reduce -38.11%0.02%$7.89 - $10.39 $ 18.97113%218992
Donald Smith 2013-09-30 Reduce -43.6%0.06%$7.76 - $10.4 $ 18.97115%353817
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.02%$6.86 - $8.68 $ 18.97147%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Reduce -76.94%0.07%$5.6 - $8.41 $ 18.97182%40012
John Burbank 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.0039%$5.6 - $8.41 $ 18.97182%0
Donald Smith 2012-06-30 Add 21.24%0.03%$6.8 - $9.28 $ 18.97145%702482
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Add 25.04%0.02%$6.8 - $9.28 $ 18.97145%173547
John Burbank 2012-06-30 New Buy$6.8 - $9.28 $ 18.97145%15571
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Reduce -24.28%0.05%$8.73 - $11.15 $ 18.97108%138791
Donald Smith 2011-12-31 New Buy0.15%$7.89 - $12.13 $ 18.9796%575000
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Add 41.6%0.06%$7.89 - $12.13 $ 18.9796%183303
Mario Gabelli 2011-12-31 Add 56%$7.89 - $12.13 $ 18.9796%78000
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 47.40
CENX's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
92% of the 2766 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CENX: 47.40 )
CENX' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.14   Max: 371.47
Current: 47.4

7.14
371.47
Forward P/E 4.06
CENX's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
99% of the 2766 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CENX: 4.06 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 45.20
CENX's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
92% of the 2766 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CENX: 45.20 )
CENX' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.11   Max: 421
Current: 45.2

7.11
421
P/B 1.55
CENX's P/B is ranked higher than
77% of the 2766 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. CENX: 1.55 )
CENX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 25.21
Current: 1.55

0.05
25.21
P/S 0.95
CENX's P/S is ranked higher than
92% of the 2766 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CENX: 0.95 )
CENX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 1.73
Current: 0.95

0.03
1.73
PFCF 145.92
CENX's PFCF is ranked higher than
92% of the 2766 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CENX: 145.92 )
CENX' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 225.23
Current: 145.92

0.73
225.23
POCF 22.58
CENX's POCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 2766 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CENX: 22.58 )
CENX' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 2204.33
Current: 22.58

0.74
2204.33
EV-to-EBIT 27.69
CENX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
91% of the 2766 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CENX: 27.69 )
CENX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -2214.7   Max: 85.3
Current: 27.69

-2214.7
85.3
Current Ratio 2.40
CENX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 2509 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. CENX: 2.40 )
CENX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 3.12
Current: 2.4

0.63
3.12
Quick Ratio 1.29
CENX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 2507 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. CENX: 1.29 )
CENX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 2.24
Current: 1.29

0.39
2.24
Days Inventory 53.24
CENX's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
94% of the 2766 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CENX: 53.24 )
CENX' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 34.33   Max: 113.37
Current: 53.24

34.33
113.37
Days Sales Outstanding 14.40
CENX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
94% of the 2766 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CENX: 14.40 )
CENX' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 11.27   Max: 56.24
Current: 14.4

11.27
56.24

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.55
CENX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
79% of the 2766 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. CENX: 1.55 )
CENX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 22.43
Current: 1.55

0.11
22.43
Price/Median PS Value 1.25
CENX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 2766 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CENX: 1.25 )
CENX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 1.91
Current: 1.25

0.08
1.91
Price/Graham Number 1.71
CENX's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
93% of the 2766 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CENX: 1.71 )
CENX' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 6.85
Current: 1.71

0.49
6.85
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.60
CENX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
90% of the 2490 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -5.20 vs. CENX: 3.60 )
CENX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 70.6
Current: 3.6

1.2
70.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 30.18
CENX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
95% of the 715 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -1.22 vs. CENX: 30.18 )
CENX' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -50.8   Max: 60.2
Current: 30.18

-50.8
60.2

Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Aluminum
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Traded in other countries:EY3.Germany,
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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