Century Aluminum Company (CENX) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Date: November 7, 2012
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Century Aluminum Company (CENX) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Summary

Century Aluminum Company (Century) is a primary aluminium company. It produces primary aluminium in the US and Iceland. The company offers molten aluminum with standard-grade ingot, extrusion billet, and other value-added primary aluminum products. Century expands its operations by acquiring or investing in assets with lower operating costs and diversified geographic presence. The operating facilities of the company include Grundartangi, Iceland; Hawesville, Kentucky; Ravenswood, West Virginia; and Mt. Holly, South Carolina. The company's operating locations include Bermuda, Georgia, Hong Kong, the Netherlands, and the Republic of Congo. Century is headquartered in California, the US.

Its long-term objective is to optimize the existing assets by managing costs and improving safety, productivity and efficiency, and also plans to expand its primary aluminum business by constructing, investing or acquiring the additional capacity that offers favorable returns. The company is also planning for upstream opportunities in bauxite mining, alumina refining and the production of other key raw materials.

Century Aluminum Company Key Recent Developments

Oct 04, 2012: West Virginia PSC Sets Special Rate For Century Aluminum
Aug 20, 2012: Century Aluminum Files Notice To Terminate Power Contract With Big Rivers Electric
May 11, 2012: PSC Issues Statement On Special Electric Rates For Century Aluminum
Apr 24, 2012: Century Aluminum Reports Revenue Of $326.2m In Q1 2012
Feb 23, 2012: Century Aluminum Reports 2011 Results

This comprehensive SWOT profile of Century Aluminum Company provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:
  • Business description - A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
  • Corporate strategy - Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
  • SWOT Analysis - A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
  • Company history - Progression of key events associated with the company.
  • Major products and services - A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
  • Key competitors - A list of key competitors to the company.
  • Key employees - A list of the key executives of the company.
  • Executive biographies - A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
  • Key operational heads - A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
  • Important locations and subsidiaries - A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
  • Detailed financial ratios for the past five years - The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
  • Interim ratios for the last five interim periods - The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.
Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company

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SECTION 1 - ABOUT THE COMPANY

Century Aluminum Company - Key Facts
Century Aluminum Company - Key Employees
Century Aluminum Company - Key Employee Biographies
Century Aluminum Company - Key Operational Employees
Century Aluminum Company - Major Products and Services
Century Aluminum Company - History
Century Aluminum Company - Company Statement
Century Aluminum Company - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries

SECTION 2 – COMPANY ANALYSIS

Century Aluminum Company - Business Description
Century Aluminum Company - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Century Aluminum Company - Strengths
Strength - Premium Aluminum Facilities
Strength - Production Capacities
Strength - Long Term Contracts
Century Aluminum Company - Weaknesses
Weakness - Weak Liquidity Position
Weakness - Trade Receivables
Weakness - Involvement in Legal Proceedings
Century Aluminum Company - Opportunities
Opportunity - Re-Opening of Plant
Opportunity - Global Demand for Aluminum
Century Aluminum Company - Threats
Threat - Dependence of Limited Customers
Threat - Stringent Environmental Regulations
Threat - Stiff Competition
Century Aluminum Company - Key Competitors

SECTION 3 – COMPANY FINANCIAL RATIOS

Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Performance Chart
Financial Performance
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts

SECTION 4 – COMPANY’S RECENT DEVELOPMENTS

Century Aluminum Company, Recent Developments
Oct 04, 2012: West Virginia PSC Sets Special Rate For Century Aluminum
Aug 20, 2012: Century Aluminum Files Notice To Terminate Power Contract With Big Rivers Electric
May 11, 2012: PSC Issues Statement On Special Electric Rates For Century Aluminum
Apr 24, 2012: Century Aluminum Reports Revenue Of $326.2m In Q1 2012
Feb 23, 2012: Century Aluminum Reports 2011 Results
Nov 15, 2011: Century Aluminum Appoints Michael Bless As CEO
Aug 04, 2011: Century Aluminum Appoints John Hoerner As Vice President, North America Operations

SECTION 5 – APPENDIX

Methodology
Ratio Definitions
About GlobalData
Contact Us
Disclaimer

LIST OF TABLES

Century Aluminum Company, Key Facts
Century Aluminum Company, Key Employees
Century Aluminum Company, Key Employee Biographies
Century Aluminum Company, Key Operational Employees
Century Aluminum Company, Major Products and Services
Century Aluminum Company, History
Century Aluminum Company, Other Locations
Century Aluminum Company, Subsidiaries
Century Aluminum Company, Key Competitors
Century Aluminum Company, Ratios based on current share price
Century Aluminum Company, Annual Ratios
Century Aluminum Company, Interim Ratios
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios

LIST OF FIGURES

Century Aluminum Company, Performance Chart (2007 - 2011)
Century Aluminum Company, Ratio Charts

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