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Century Aluminum: 52-Week High Recently Eclipsed (CENX)

By James Quinn

Century Aluminum (NASDAQ:CENX) traded today at a new 52-week high of $19.75. This new high was reached on below average trading volume as 185,000 shares traded hands, while the average 30-day volume is approximately 2.5 million shares.

Century Aluminum (NASDAQ:CENX) is currently priced 32.2% above its average consensus analyst price target of $13.33. Century Aluminum shares have support at the 50-day moving average (MA) of $7.54 and additional support at the 200-day MA of $5.57.

Century Aluminum Company produces primary aluminum, in both molten and ingot form, through facilities located in the United States. The Company owns and operates a reduction facility in Ravenswood, West Virginia, and owns a partial interest in a reduction facility in Mt. Holly, South Carolina. Century is also the operating partner of a reduction facility in Hawesville, Kentucky.

In the past 52 weeks, shares of Century Aluminum have traded between a low of $5.53 and a high of $19.75 and are now at $19.66, which is 256% above that low price. In the last five trading sessions, the 50-day moving average (MA) has climbed 1.6% while the 200-day MA has slid 0.5%.

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Keywords: 52 week high/lows Century Aluminum

Ticker(s): CENX