Century Aluminum Company (CENX) Jumps 10.64% on December 23

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Century Aluminum Company (CENX) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Wednesday December 23 as the stock popped 10.64% to $4.68, representing a gain of $0.45 per share. Some 2.38 million shares traded hands on 10,757 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 2.99 million shares out of a total float of 86.93 million. The stock opened at $4.36 and traded with an intraday range of $4.78 to $4.33.

After today's gains, Century Aluminum Company reached a market cap of $406.84 million. Century Aluminum Company has had a trading range between $26.97 and $3.19 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $4.04 and a 200-day SMA of $8.55.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 12.1.

Century Aluminum Co produces primary aluminum. The Company's primary aluminumis an internationally traded commodity. Its primary aluminum facilities produces value-added and standard-grade primary aluminum products.

Century Aluminum Company is based out of Chicago, IL and has some 2,400 employees. Its CEO is Michael A. Bless.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of Century Aluminum Company, check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for CENX. To see the latest independent stock recommendations from Equities.com’s analysts, visit our Research section.

The Russell 2000 is one of the leading indices tracking small-cap companies in the United States. It's maintained by Russell Investments, an industry leader in creating and maintaining indices, and consists of the smallest 2000 stocks from the broader Russell 3000 index.

Russell's indices differ from traditional indices like the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) or S&P 500, whose members are selected by committee, because they base membership entirely on an objective, rules based methodology. The 3,000 largest companies by market cap make up the Russell 3000, with the 2,000 smaller companies making up the Russell 2000. It's a simple approach that gives a broad, unbiased look at the small-cap market as a whole.

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