Celanese Corporation (CE - Get Report) is expected to report earnings of $2.39 a share on sales of $1.8 billion after the market closes Apr. 22, based on a FactSet survey of 18 analysts.

In the same period a year ago, the company posted earnings of $2.79 a share on sales of $1.9 billion.

The stock has risen 8% since the company last reported earnings on Jan. 28.

Celanese is currently trading at a price-to-forward-earnings ratio of 9.8 based on the 12-month estimates of 19 analysts surveyed by FactSet.

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