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Century Aluminum Company is a producer of primary aluminum. It operates aluminum reduction facilities and owns a carbon anode and cathode production facility. The company serves the aerospace, automotive, defense, and energy industries.

TypePublic
Founded1995
HQChicago, IL, US
Websitecenturyaluminum.com
Employee Ratings2.8
Overall CultureD

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)2,079
Revenue (FY, 2020)$1.6 B(-12%)
Share Price (Oct 2021)$15.6(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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Key People/Management at Century Aluminum

Jesse E. Gary

Jesse E. Gary

Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel
Craig C. Conti

Craig C. Conti

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Michelle M. Harrison

Michelle M. Harrison

Senior Vice President, Finance and Treasurer
Gunnar Gudlaugsson

Gunnar Gudlaugsson

Executive Vice President, Global Operations and Managing Director of Nordural
Andrew Michelmore

Andrew Michelmore

Chairman of the Board
Jarl Berntzen

Jarl Berntzen

Director
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Century Aluminum Office Locations

Century Aluminum has offices in Chicago, Goose Creek, Hawesville, Robards and in 2 other locations
Chicago, IL, US (HQ)
One South Wacker, 1 S Wacker Dr #1000
Goose Creek, SC, US
U. S. Highway 52
Hawesville, KY, US
1627 State Rte 3543
Robards, KY, US
9404 State Route 2096
Akranes, IS
Nordural Grundartangi ehf, 301
Ritthem, NL
Frankrijkweg 2a
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Century Aluminum Financials and Metrics

Century Aluminum Revenue

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Century Aluminum's revenue was reported to be $1.61 b in FY, 2020
USD

Net income (Q1, 2021)

(138.7m)

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

(36.9m)

Market capitalization (22-Oct-2021)

1.4b

Closing stock price (22-Oct-2021)

15.6

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

26.3m

EV

1.4b
Century Aluminum's current market capitalization is $1.4 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

1.6b1.9b1.8b1.6b

Revenue growth, %

20%19%(3%)

Cost of goods sold

1.5b1.9b1.9b1.6b

Gross profit

128.6m(22.9m)(23.9m)(36.5m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Revenue

454.5m470.0m481.8m490.0m473.1m438.0m421.2m401.9m392.9m

Cost of goods sold

440.0m436.3m493.6m502.8m477.2m451.7m416.4m414.9m420.0m464.7m

Gross profit

14.5m33.7m(11.8m)(12.8m)(4.1m)(13.7m)4.8m(13.0m)(27.1m)

Gross profit Margin, %

3%7%(2%)(3%)(1%)(3%)1%(3%)(7%)
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

167.2m38.9m38.9m81.6m

Accounts Receivable

43.1m82.5m70.1m

Prepaid Expenses

14.7m18.0m12.2m12.9m

Inventories

317.5m343.8m320.6m291.1m
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

48.6m(66.2m)(80.8m)(123.3m)

Depreciation and Amortization

84.2m90.1m83.2m

Inventories

(67.5m)(62.8m)4.4m(15.5m)

Accounts Payable

4.7m30.5m(25.2m)20.6m
Quarterly
USDFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

852.5k

Financial Leverage

1 x
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Century Aluminum Operating Metrics

FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Production Capacity, Aluminum, tons per year

1.01 m1.02 m1.02 m1.02 m

Production Capacity, Aluminum (Grundartangi, Iceland), tons per year

313 k317 k317 k317 k

Production Capacity, Aluminum (Hawesville, Kentucky USA), tons per year

252 k250 k250 k250 k

Production Capacity, Aluminum (Sebree, Kentucky, USA), tons per year

218 k220 k220 k220 k
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Century Aluminum Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Century Aluminum Asia Holdings Limited
Century Aluminum Congo, S.A.
Century Aluminum Development LLC
Century Aluminum Holdings LLC
Century Aluminum of Kentucky General Partnership
Century Aluminum of Kentucky LLC
Century Aluminum of South Carolina, Inc.
Century Aluminum Sebree, LLC
Century Aluminum Vlissingen B.V.
Century Anodes US, Inc.
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Century Aluminum Revenue Breakdown

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Century Aluminum revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 64.2% from United States and 35.8% from Iceland

Century Aluminum Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

88/100

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Century Aluminum Online and Social Media Presence

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Century Aluminum Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D

    60/100

  • CEO Rating

    D

    60/100

  • Compensation

    A

    81/100

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Century Aluminum News and Updates

Century Aluminum Announces Power Contract Extension for its Grundartangi, Iceland smelter

CHICAGO, July 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ: CENX), announced today its wholly-owned subsidiary, Norðurál Grundartangi ehf, has successfully reached an agreement with Landsvirkjun, the National Power Company in Iceland, to extend its existing 161 MW power contract b…

Century Aluminum Jobs Announcement and Ceremonial Restart at South Carolina Aluminum Smelter with Governor Henry McMaster

CHICAGO, June 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Century Aluminum, America's largest primary aluminum producer, will host a ceremonial restart and jobs announcement at its Mt. Holly, South Carolina smelter with Governor Henry McMaster and VIP guests. With a significant capital investment, the Mt....

Century Aluminum Announces New Officer Appointments

John DeZee Named EVP, General Counsel & Secretary; Matt Aboud Named SVP, Strategy and Business Development John DeZee Named EVP, General Counsel & Secretary; Matt Aboud Named SVP, Strategy and Business Development

Century Aluminum Announces CEO Succession

Mike Bless to Retire; Jesse Gary Named Next President and CEO of Century Aluminum, Effective July 1, 2021 Mike Bless to Retire; Jesse Gary Named Next President and CEO of Century Aluminum, Effective July 1, 2021

Century Aluminum Publishes its Inaugural Annual Sustainability Report

CHICAGO, April 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ: CENX) ("Century") announced today the release and publication of its inaugural annual Sustainability Report. This report emphasizes Century’s commitment to the maintenance of healthy, safe and sustainable operations and …

Century Aluminum and USW Ratify New Labor Agreement at Hawesville Smelter; Company to Add 60 New Jobs

CHICAGO, April 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Century Aluminum of Kentucky General Partnership (the "Company"), a subsidiary of Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ: CENX) ("Century"), announced today that a new, five-year collective bargaining agreement was ratified by the United Steelworkers Local 942…
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Century Aluminum Blogs

Century Aluminum Company Announces Pricing of $250 Million of Senior Secured Notes

CHICAGO , June 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ: CENX ) (“Century”) today announced the pricing of its previously announced private offering of $250,000,000 aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes due 2025 (the “New Notes”).

Cynthia Carroll

Cynthia Carroll Ray.Beron@west.com Mon, 06/08/2020 - 17:38 Cynthia Carroll Director Ms. Carroll joined the Board of Directors in June 2020.  Ms. Carroll also currently serves as a director at Hitachi Ltd., Baker Hughes Company, Pembina Pip…

Century Aluminum Company Announces Change in Format and Time for 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders

CHICAGO , May 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Century Aluminum Company ("Century" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: CENX) today announced that, due to the ongoing public health impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and to support the health and well-being of its stockholders, employees, and

Century Aluminum Company Reports First Quarter 2020 Results

CHICAGO , April 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ: CENX ) today announced its first quarter 2020 results. First Quarter 2020 Financial Results •         Shipments of 202,905 tonnes •         Net sales of $421.2 million , a 3% decrease over prior quarter due to lower

Century Aluminum Sets Date for First Quarter 2020 Earnings Announcement

CHICAGO, IL – 4/21/20 -- Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ: CENX) will report first quarter 2020 earnings on Thursday, April 30, 2020 after the close of market trading. The news release will be issued through GlobeNewswire. The company will hold a follow-up conference call on Thursday, April 30,

Century Aluminum Company Announces Hawesville Labor Contract Extension and Provides Update on COVID-19 Response

CHICAGO , March 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ: CENX ) announced today that the company and United Steel Workers Local 9423 (which represents hourly employees at the company’s Hawesville, Kentucky smelter) have agreed to a one year extension of the labor contract set
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Century Aluminum Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Century Aluminum founded?

    Century Aluminum was founded in 1995.

  • Who are Century Aluminum key executives?

    Century Aluminum's key executives are Jesse E. Gary, Craig C. Conti and Michelle M. Harrison.

  • How many employees does Century Aluminum have?

    Century Aluminum has 2,079 employees.

  • What is Century Aluminum revenue?

    Latest Century Aluminum annual revenue is $1.6 b.

  • What is Century Aluminum revenue per employee?

    Latest Century Aluminum revenue per employee is $772.1 k.

  • Who are Century Aluminum competitors?

    Competitors of Century Aluminum include Mingtai Aluminum, Mueller Industries and Kaiser Aluminum.

  • Where is Century Aluminum headquarters?

    Century Aluminum headquarters is located at One South Wacker, 1 S Wacker Dr #1000, Chicago.

  • Where are Century Aluminum offices?

    Century Aluminum has offices in Chicago, Goose Creek, Hawesville, Robards and in 2 other locations.

  • How many offices does Century Aluminum have?

    Century Aluminum has 6 offices.