Century Aluminum Company (CENX) Shares are Down -9.09%

Century Aluminum Company (CENX) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on Century Aluminum Company (CENX), hence the stock is down -2.85% when compared to the S&P 500 during the same period. However, in the past 1 week, the selling of the stock is down by -9.48% relative to the S&P 500. The 4-week change in the price of the stock is -0.43% and the stock has fallen -9.09% in the past 1 week.

Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ:CENX): During Fridays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $6.86 and $6.82 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $7.02. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $6.90, notching a gain of 1.17% for the day. The total traded volume was 1,250,049 . The stock had closed at $6.82 on the previous day.

The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 6.07% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 0.5%. Century Aluminum Co. has dropped 9.8% during the last 3-month period . Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 56.11%.

Century Aluminum Company (CENX) : Average target price received by Century Aluminum Company (CENX) is $7.75 with an expected standard deviation of $0.35. The most aggressive target on the stock is $8, whereas the most downbeat target is $8. 2 financial analysts are currently covering the stock.


Century Aluminum Company (Century) is a holding company, engaged in the production of primary aluminum and operation of aluminum reduction facilities, or smelters, in the United States and Iceland. The Company operates three United States aluminum smelters, in Hawesville, Kentucky (Hawesville), Robards, Kentucky (Sebree) and Mt. Holly, South Carolina (Mt. Holly), and one smelter in Grundartangi, Iceland (Grundartangi). The Company produces several primary products at its facilities, which include billet, foundry, slab and sow. The Companys annual primary aluminum production capacity is approximately 1,166,000 tons per year (tpy). In addition to its primary aluminum assets, the Company also owns a carbon anode production facility located in Vlissingen, the Netherlands (Vlissingen) and Baise Haohai Carbon Company, Ltd. (BHH) that owns and operates a carbon anode and cathode facility located in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of south China.

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