Eye-Catching Stock Buzz: Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ: CENX)

On Thursday, Shares of Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ: CENX) showed the bearish trend with a lower momentum of -5.83% to $7.92. The company traded total volume of 1,948,216 shares as contrast to its average volume of 1.34M shares. The company has a market value of $695.93M and about 87.87M shares outstanding.

Century Aluminum Co. (CENX) stated a fourth-quarter loss of $65.0M, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The Chicago-based company said it had a loss of 74 cents per share. Losses, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 43 cents per share. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 54 cents per share.

The aluminum producer posted revenue of $486.90M in the period, also surpassing Street forecasts. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $478.10M.

For the year, the company stated a loss of $66.20M, or 76 cents per share, swinging to a loss in the period. Revenue was stated as $1.890B.

The Company offered net profit margin of -3.60% while its gross profit margin was -1.20%. ROE was recorded as -8.30% while beta factor was 1.55. The stock, as of recent close, has shown the weekly downbeat performance of -10.51% which was maintained at 8.34% in this year.


      

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