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Morning Traders Watch: Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE)

With a market cap of 13.62 B, Celanese Corporation has a large market cap size. Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 1/21/2005. Celanese Corporation is in the Chemicals – Major Diversified industry and Basic Materials sector. Average volume for Celanese Corporation, is 1003.39, and so far today it has a volume of 171792. Performance year to date since the 1/21/2005 is 24.19%.

To help you determine whether Celanese Corporation is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 17 and forward P/E is 12.15. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Celanese Corporation has a value for PEG of 1.64. P/S ratio is 2.5 and the P/B ratio is 5.27. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 25.59 and 38.68 respectively.

At the current price Celanese Corporation is trading at, 97.56 (-0.24% today), Celanese Corporation has a dividend yield of 1.88%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 25.00%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 5.75, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 10.50% after growing 208.20% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -24.90%, and 4.80% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 139.23, and the number of shares float is 138.76. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.60%, and institutional ownership is at *TBA. The float short is 1.41%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.94. Management has seen a return on assets of *TBA, and also a return on investment of 13.80%.

The ability for Celanese Corporation, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 2.4, and quick ratio is 1.6. Long term debt/equity is 1.09 and total debt/equity is 1.13. In terms of margins, Celanese Corporation has a gross margin of 25.10%, with its operating margin at 14.60%, and Celanese Corporation has a profit margin of 15.10%.

The 52 week high is -0.29%, with 61.02% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 3.59% and the 200 day simple moving average is 16.42%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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