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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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.46
NAS:CENX's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
70% of the 1463 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 11.67 vs. NAS:CENX: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NAS:CENX' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.47 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.46
Equity to Asset 0.56
NAS:CENX's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
54% of the 740 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. NAS:CENX: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NAS:CENX' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.42 Max: 0.63
Current: 0.56
0.04
0.63
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 0.29
M-Score: -4.42
WACC vs ROIC
6.14%
-8.56%
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -7.49
NAS:CENX's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 770 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. NAS:CENX: -7.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NAS:CENX' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.84  Med: 5.38 Max: 19.84
Current: -7.49
-10.84
19.84
Net-margin (%) -9.32
NAS:CENX's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 772 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -1.83 vs. NAS:CENX: -9.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NAS:CENX' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.42  Med: -2.79 Max: 6.55
Current: -9.32
-45.42
6.55
ROE (%) -12.64
NAS:CENX's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1349 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -11.27 vs. NAS:CENX: -12.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NAS:CENX' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -116.09  Med: -4.83 Max: 12
Current: -12.64
-116.09
12
ROA (%) -7.22
NAS:CENX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1489 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -9.20 vs. NAS:CENX: -7.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NAS:CENX' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -38.81  Med: -2.19 Max: 6.6
Current: -7.22
-38.81
6.6
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -7.45
NAS:CENX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1425 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -12.71 vs. NAS:CENX: -7.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NAS:CENX' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.37  Med: -1.29 Max: 11.58
Current: -7.45
-41.37
11.58
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 15.80
NAS:CENX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 638 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -4.40 vs. NAS:CENX: 15.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:CENX' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.1  Med: 6.4 Max: 20.9
Current: 15.8
-37.1
20.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 2.60
NAS:CENX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1041 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -18.50 vs. NAS:CENX: 2.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:CENX' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.6  Med: 28.1 Max: 92.3
Current: 2.6
-30.6
92.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 10.90
NAS:CENX's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 914 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -20.60 vs. NAS:CENX: 10.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:CENX' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -58.3  Med: 29.4 Max: 191.6
Current: 10.9
-58.3
191.6
» NAS:CENX's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2017-07-28)


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

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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

CENX Guru Trades in Q4 2015

HOTCHKIS & WILEY 4,427,134 sh (+35.97%)
Mario Gabelli 55,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 104,252 sh (-4.57%)
Chuck Royce 1,396,641 sh (-11.16%)
Jim Simons 228,699 sh (-59.75%)
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Q1 2016

CENX Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 16,700 sh (New)
Charles Brandes 22,200 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,088,599 sh (+376.00%)
Chuck Royce 1,481,641 sh (+6.09%)
Mario Gabelli 55,000 sh (unchged)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY Sold Out
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Q2 2016

CENX Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Chuck Royce 1,514,641 sh (+2.23%)
Mario Gabelli 55,000 sh (unchged)
Charles Brandes Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons 44,699 sh (-95.89%)
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Q3 2016

CENX Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 26,168 sh (New)
Jim Simons 237,199 sh (+430.66%)
Mario Gabelli 55,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 1,412,841 sh (-6.72%)
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Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Aluminum    NAICS: 331318    SIC: 3355
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Traded in other countries:EY3.Germany, CENX.Iceland,
Century Aluminum Co produces primary aluminum. The Company's primary aluminumis an internationally traded commodity. Its primary aluminum facilities produces value-added and standard-grade primary aluminum products.

Century Aluminum Co is a Delaware corporation formed in 1995. The Company is primary aluminum producer. The 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 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.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 0.92
CENX's P/B is ranked higher than
76% of the 1332 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. CENX: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CENX' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.96 Max: 24.59
Current: 0.92
0.05
24.59
P/S 0.66
CENX's P/S is ranked higher than
77% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. CENX: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CENX' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.74 Max: 1.69
Current: 0.66
0.03
1.69
POCF 56.33
CENX's POCF is ranked lower than
93% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 8.65 vs. CENX: 56.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CENX' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 13.36 Max: 570.09
Current: 56.33
0.73
570.09
Current Ratio 2.47
CENX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 1455 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. CENX: 2.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CENX' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 2.18 Max: 3.12
Current: 2.47
0.63
3.12
Quick Ratio 1.14
CENX's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 1454 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. CENX: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CENX' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 1.1 Max: 2.24
Current: 1.14
0.39
2.24
Days Inventory 63.56
CENX's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
58% of the 631 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 74.42 vs. CENX: 63.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CENX' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.45  Med: 49.35 Max: 63.56
Current: 63.56
34.45
63.56
Days Sales Outstanding 3.00
CENX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
92% of the 617 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 37.69 vs. CENX: 3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CENX' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.77  Med: 14.32 Max: 26.55
Current: 3
1.77
26.55
Days Payable 22.29
CENX's Days Payable is ranked lower than
73% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 43.04 vs. CENX: 22.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CENX' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.31  Med: 23.65 Max: 31.97
Current: 22.29
17.31
31.97

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.60
CENX's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 1042 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -12.00 vs. CENX: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CENX' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.8  Med: -1.4 Max: 1.5
Current: 0.6
-41.8
1.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price/Tangible Book 0.90
CENX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
79% of the 1292 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. CENX: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CENX' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 1.47 Max: 22.44
Current: 0.9
0.11
22.44
Price/Projected FCF 0.94
CENX's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. CENX: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CENX' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.86 Max: 61.77
Current: 0.94
0.31
61.77
Price/Median PS Value 0.84
CENX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. CENX: 0.84 )
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: 0.75 Max: 1.94
Current: 0.84
0.08
1.94
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -10.50
CENX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 1455 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -5.10 vs. CENX: -10.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CENX' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.93  Med: 6.3 Max: 40.6
Current: -10.5
-10.93
40.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 5.00
CENX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -5.36 vs. CENX: 5.00 )
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: -2 Max: 60.2
Current: 5
-50.8
60.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,363
EPS (TTM) $ -1.46
Beta0.38
Short Percentage of Float24.91%
52-Week Range $2.63 - 10.69
Shares Outstanding (Mil)87.08

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 1,310 1,322 1,374
EPS ($) -0.12 -0.03 -0.03
EPS w/o NRI ($) -0.12 -0.03 -0.03
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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