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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.51
CENX's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
71% of the 1509 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 34.90 vs. CENX: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
CENX' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.49 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.51
Equity-to-Asset 0.49
CENX's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
62% of the 704 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. CENX: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
CENX' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.42 Max: 0.63
Current: 0.49
0.04
0.63
Debt-to-Equity 0.34
CENX's Debt-to-Equity is ranked higher than
50% of the 699 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. CENX: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
CENX' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.35 Max: 10.75
Current: 0.34
0.15
10.75
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 0.56
Beneish M-Score: -3.67
WACC vs ROIC
6.58%
-21.14%
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % -13.77
CENX's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
71% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 3.13 vs. CENX: -13.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
CENX' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.76  Med: 1.46 Max: 16.88
Current: -13.77
-17.76
16.88
Net Margin % -16.44
CENX's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
74% of the 730 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. CENX: -16.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
CENX' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.42  Med: -2.92 Max: 6.55
Current: -16.44
-45.42
6.55
ROE % -28.07
CENX's ROE % is ranked lower than
69% of the 1348 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -8.22 vs. CENX: -28.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
CENX' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -116.09  Med: -4.84 Max: 11.02
Current: -28.07
-116.09
11.02
ROA % -14.67
CENX's ROA % is ranked lower than
59% of the 1533 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -8.06 vs. CENX: -14.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
CENX' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -38.81  Med: -2.7 Max: 6.6
Current: -14.67
-38.81
6.6
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -16.84
CENX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
55% of the 1449 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -12.11 vs. CENX: -16.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
CENX' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.37  Med: -1.29 Max: 11.58
Current: -16.84
-41.37
11.58
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -2.60
CENX's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
50% of the 624 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -2.30 vs. CENX: -2.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
CENX' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.1  Med: 5.65 Max: 20.9
Current: -2.6
-37.1
20.9
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 86.10
CENX's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
95% of the 1012 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -20.60 vs. CENX: 86.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
CENX' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -58.3  Med: 41.75 Max: 191.6
Current: 86.1
-58.3
191.6
GuruFocus has detected 3 Warning Signs with Century Aluminum Co $CENX.
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-10-27 Est.)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Operating Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

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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Q4 2016

CENX Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Chuck Royce 1,431,341 sh (+1.31%)
Mario Gabelli 55,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons 231,266 sh (-2.50%)
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Q1 2017

CENX Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Mario Gabelli 55,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 1,328,841 sh (-7.16%)
Jim Simons 163,999 sh (-29.09%)
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Q2 2017

CENX Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Caxton Associates 50,000 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 55,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Chuck Royce 1,302,341 sh (-1.99%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CENX

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HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2016-12-31 New BuyPremium Member Access $8.56 $ 19.72130%4,935
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Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Aluminum    NAICS: 331318    SIC: 3334
Compare:NAS:KALU, NYSE:AA » details
Traded in other countries:EY3.Germany, CENX.Iceland,
Headquarter Location:USA
Century Aluminum Co is engaged in producing aluminum. It produces high purity aluminum, standard grade aluminum sow and tee bars, and value-added billet and foundry products which are traded internationally.

Century Aluminum produces primary aluminum standard grade and value-added products. The firm operates smelter facilities in the United States and Iceland. The majority of revenue is generated from Glencore, which agreed to purchase nearly all of Century Aluminum's North American production. Century purchases nearly all of its alumina from Glencore. The company produces high purity aluminum, standard grade aluminum sow and tee bars, and value-added billet and foundry products. Century also owns a carbon anode production facility in the Netherlands.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward PE Ratio 11.67
CENX's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 15.97 vs. CENX: 11.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 2.29
CENX's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 1350 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. CENX: 2.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
CENX' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.96 Max: 11.95
Current: 2.29
0.05
11.95
PS Ratio 1.21
CENX's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 661 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. CENX: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
CENX' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.75 Max: 1.73
Current: 1.21
0.03
1.73
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 98.11
CENX's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
97% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 8.43 vs. CENX: 98.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
CENX' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 16.8 Max: 2280.34
Current: 98.11
0.74
2280.34
EV-to-EBIT -8.91
CENX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 15.72 vs. CENX: -8.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CENX' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3271.5  Med: -3.8 Max: 11023.4
Current: -8.91
-3271.5
11023.4
EV-to-EBITDA -14.98
CENX's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 538 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 10.18 vs. CENX: -14.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CENX' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -786  Med: 8.05 Max: 135.1
Current: -14.98
-786
135.1
EV-to-Revenue 1.30
CENX's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
74% of the 710 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. CENX: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
CENX' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.9 Max: 1.9
Current: 1.3
0.1
1.9
Current Ratio 2.61
CENX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 1512 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. CENX: 2.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CENX' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 2.25 Max: 3.12
Current: 2.61
0.63
3.12
Quick Ratio 1.16
CENX's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 1512 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. CENX: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CENX' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 1.09 Max: 2.24
Current: 1.16
0.39
2.24
Days Inventory 62.41
CENX's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
58% of the 605 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 74.58 vs. CENX: 62.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CENX' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.45  Med: 49.52 Max: 63.86
Current: 62.41
34.45
63.86
Days Sales Outstanding 10.86
CENX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
78% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 34.65 vs. CENX: 10.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CENX' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.77  Med: 13.9 Max: 18.97
Current: 10.86
1.77
18.97
Days Payable 24.00
CENX's Days Payable is ranked lower than
72% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 47.49 vs. CENX: 24.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CENX' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.31  Med: 25.45 Max: 31.97
Current: 24
17.31
31.97

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.60
CENX's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 1139 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -15.10 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: -1.35 Max: 1.5
Current: 0.6
-41.8
1.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.29
CENX's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
55% of the 1312 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. CENX: 2.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
CENX' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 1.49 Max: 22.44
Current: 2.29
0.11
22.44
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 2.31
CENX's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
51% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. CENX: 2.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
CENX' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.85 Max: 61.77
Current: 2.31
0.31
61.77
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.61
CENX's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
73% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. CENX: 1.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
CENX' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.77 Max: 1.94
Current: 1.61
0.08
1.94
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -11.24
CENX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
76% of the 1532 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -4.13 vs. CENX: -11.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
CENX' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -147  Med: -1.15 Max: 40.6
Current: -11.24
-147
40.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 3.85
CENX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
58% of the 322 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -0.61 vs. CENX: 3.85 )
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: -6.3 Max: 60.2
Current: 3.85
-50.8
60.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,428.07
EPS (TTM) $ -2.71
Beta0.65
Short Percentage of Float22.03%
52-Week Range $5.66 - 20.63
Shares Outstanding (Mil)87.32

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 1,574 1,718 1,664
EPS ($) 0.61 1.65 0.94
EPS without NRI ($) 0.61 1.65 0.94
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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Headlines

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Century Aluminum Sets Date for Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Announcement Jul 10 2017 
Century Aluminum Sets Date for First Quarter 2017 Earnings Announcement Apr 07 2017 
Century Reaches New Market-Based Power Agreement for Mt. Holly Smelter Jul 06 2016 
Century Aluminum Sets Date for First Quarter 2016 Earnings Announcement Apr 13 2016 
Royce Opportunity Fund Annual Letter to Shareholders Mar 15 2016 
Royce Micro-Cap Opportunity Fund's Letter to Shareholders Mar 14 2016 
Century Aluminum Sets Date for Fourth Quarter 2015 Earnings Announcement Feb 02 2016 
Screening Based on Piotroski F-Score Jan 19 2016 
Century to Delist from Iceland Stock Exchange; Will Remain Listed on NASDAQ Dec 29 2015 
Hotchkis & Wiley Invest in International Paper, Packaging Corp. of America and Eaton Dec 28 2015 

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