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How has Celanese Corporation:(NYSE:CE) performed recently?

Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 10420.63. It is in the Chemicals – Major Diversified industry and sector Basic Materials, with a current P/E of 33.5, a forward P/E of 9.82 and EPS of 2.11. At a stock price of 70.23 (-0.65%) it has a dividend yield of 2.04%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been -5.70%, more recently this last year it has grown by -50.30%. The next year growth is going to be about 9.19% and more long-term 9.49% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 12.70%. Sales growth for the past five years have been -0.80% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -3.20%.

For performance, Celanese Corporation the past week has seen a gain of 5.51%. For the last month performance for Celanese Corporation is 1.33%. While the last quarter is 1.70% and half year, 15.29%. Finally for the year, performance is 9.56%.

The 52-week high for Celanese Corporation, is at -5.32%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 31.12%. The 20-day simple moving average is 1.57% and 6.08% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.22%, and for the month it is 1.93%. Celanese Corporation, has a target price of 76.25.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.94, and for total debt/equity Celanese Corporation has 0.98. The gross margin is 23.60%, while operating margin is 6.30%, the profit margin is 5.80%. The current ratio is 2.3 and the quick ratio is 1.7.

Insider ownership is at 0.60%, with instituitional ownership at *TBA. Celanese Corporation has a payout ratio of 56.50%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 147.41. The shares float is 146.72, with the float short at 0.99%, with short ratio coming to 1.72.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Celanese Corporation, get 3.70%, with its returns on investment at 2.30%. Return on equity is 12.00%. So will the investors see the target price of 76.25, reached soon?

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