Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ:CENX) reached 33.18% versus a 1-year low price of $6.54. The stock was last seen 4.19% higher, reaching at $8.71 on 01/09/2019. At recent session, the prices were hovering between $8.32 and $8.78. This company shares are 57.41% off its target price of $13.71 and the current market capitalization stands at $687.65M. The recent change has given its price a 2.28% lead over SMA 50 and -64.84% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed 1.28% gains, -18.9% declines and -41.62% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found CENX’s volatility during a week at 8.11% and during a month it has been found around 7.92%.Century Aluminum Company (CENX) Top Holders
Institutional investors currently hold around $423 million or 57.9% in CENX stock. Look at its top three institutional owners. Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp owns $61.62 million in Century Aluminum Company, which represents roughly 8.96% of the company’s market cap and approximately 14.57% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Blackrock Inc., which owns 7,056,312 shares of the stock are valued at $58.99 million. The third largest holder is Vanguard Group Inc, which currently holds $42.06 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 6.12% of its market capitalization.Century Aluminum Company 13F Filings
At the end of September reporting period, 91 institutional holders increased their position in Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ:CENX) by some 9,255,345 shares, 62 decreased positions by 7,735,473 and 23 held positions by 33,638,923. That puts total institutional holdings at 50,629,741 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 20 new institutional investments totaling 1,316,206 shares while 19 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 5,487,405 shares.Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ:CENX) Insider Trades
Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. Century Aluminum Company disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that Director Berntzen Jarl has acquired 10,000 shares of Century Aluminum Company (CENX) in trading session dated Oct. 30, 2018. These shares are worth $78,000 and were traded at $7.8 each. The SEC filing shows that Michelmore Andrew G performed a purchase of 5,000 shares. The Director added these shares by way of transaction on Oct. 29, 2018. The company’s shares were assimilated at $7.87 per share worth to an investment of some $39,350 on account of Michelmore Andrew G.
Sr. VP Finance & Treasurer, Harrison Michelle, sold 14,398 common shares of Century Aluminum Company (CENX) in the open market. In a transaction dated Jun. 07, 2018, the shares were put up for sale at an average price of $17.39, raking in a sum of $250,381. After this sale, 51,357 common shares of CENX are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $447,319.
In the transaction dated Mar. 14, 2018, the great number of shares disposed came courtesy the EVP – N. American Operations; Hoerner John E. disposed a total of 8,000 shares at an average price of $21.2, amounting to approximately $169,600. The insider now directly owns 105,268 shares worth $916,884.Century Aluminum Company (CENX) Analyst Guide
Several analysts have released their opinion on Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ:CENX), with 0 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 4 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 2 buy, 0 sell and 1 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 3 average brokerage recommendation.