Century Aluminum Stock Hits New 52-Week Low (CENX)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Century Aluminum Company (Nasdaq: CENX) hit a new 52-week low Wednesday as it is currently trading at $7.22, below its previous 52-week low of $7.25 with 459,448 shares traded as of 12:29 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.4 million shares over the past 30 days.

Century Aluminum has a market cap of $666.9 million and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are down 13.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Century Aluminum Company, through its subsidiaries, produces primary aluminum in the United States, China, and Iceland. The company offers high purity primary aluminum, molten aluminum, standard-grade ingots, extrusion billets, and other value-added primary aluminum products.

TheStreet Ratings rates Century Aluminum as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. You can view the full Century Aluminum Ratings Report.

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