Should you buy Century Aluminum Company stock? (NasdaqGS:CENX). Let's see how it does in our automated value investing analysis system.
(Century Aluminum Company stock price per share)
||CENX Fair Price
(based on intrinsic value)
|CENX Safety Price (based on a variable margin of safety)||$7.33|
|PE Ratio versus Sector||78% higher than other Basic Materials stocks|
|PE Ratio versus Industry||15% lower than other Aluminum stocks|
|Free Cash Flow Jitter||151%|
This stock has short interest! This means that people have shorted it.
Why does that matter? They've made a bet that price will decrease from where they bought it. Maybe there are financial problems, or maybe there's a value play.
As of the latest analysis, there are 5,961,917 shares shorted. With 51,541,511 shares available for purchase and an average trading volume over the past 10 trading days of 1,505,290, it would take at least 3.961 days for all of the short holders to cover their shorts.
We believe that Century Aluminum Company may be worth examining further. It's making money, which is a very positive sign. Is it on sale?
Century Aluminum Company looks like a price in the fair value range. Based on our analysis—if the company keeps making money the way it has been—you could be looking at a good stock. See Before You Buy for your next steps.
Does Century Aluminum Company have a coherent story? Does it have a plan to continue to make money? Is it worth your time? Only you can decide where to go from here. Our investment guide helps you ask the right questions, including how to buy stocks. Use these research links for more information.
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