An insider of the company Celanese Corp, Christopher Jensen also its EVP and CFO, disclosed his trading activities with the U.S. SEC on January 12, 2018. As disclosed in the document, Christopher had sold 3,000 shares of the company. The total insider trading deal was worth $330,000 U.S Dollars. At the time of the sale the price of a share was $110.0. Christopher Jensen right now has 53,983 shares which are equivalent to roughly 0.04% of the Texas-based company’s market cap.
Energy Focus, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, makes, markets, and sells energy-efficient lighting systems in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $36.52 million. It offers various light-emitting diode lighting technologies, including military maritime products, such as Military Intellitube, globe lights, berth lights, and fixtures to serve the United States navy and allied foreign navies. It currently has negative earnings. The firm also provides commercial products comprising direct-wire tubular LED (TLED) replacements for linear fluorescent lamps; Commercial Intellitube TLED replacement for linear fluorescent lamps; LED fixtures and panels for fluorescent replacement or high-intensity discharge replacement in low-bay and high-bay applications; LED down-lights; LED dock lights and wall-packs; LED vapor tight lighting fixtures; and LED retrofit kits.
Celanese Corporation, a technology and specialty materials company, makes and sells value-added chemicals, thermoplastic polymers, and other chemical products worldwide. The company has market cap of $15.10 billion. The company??s Advanced Engineered Materials segment develops, produces, and supplies specialty polymers for automotive and medical applications, as well as for use in industrial products and consumer electronics. It has a 19.49 P/E ratio. The Company’s Consumer Specialties segment provides cellulose acetate flakes, films, and tows for use in filter products applications; food protection ingredients, such as potassium sorbate and sorbic acid for food and beverage industry; Sunett, a sweetener for use in various beverages, confections, and dairy products; and Qorus, a sweetener system designed for low-to no-calorie carbonated and non-carbonated beverages, flavored waters, energy drinks, and milk and dairy products.
Since October 24, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $369,373 activity. Shares for $264,693 were sold by WULFF JOHN K. $104,680 worth of Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE) was sold by Jensen Christopher W on Monday, October 30.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.15, from 1.06 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 24 investors sold Celanese Corporation shares while 162 reduced holdings. 56 funds opened positions while 114 raised stakes. 126.78 million shares or 3.48% less from 131.35 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Aviva Public Limited Liability Company accumulated 0.05% or 88,519 shares. Palisade Asset Mngmt Limited accumulated 4,363 shares. Cibc Asset Mgmt holds 0% of its portfolio in Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE) for 7,155 shares. Millennium Management Lc holds 198,580 shares. Oregon Employees Retirement Fund has 34,709 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. 135,900 were accumulated by Renaissance Technology. Shell Asset Mgmt Communication invested in 27,738 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Dubuque Bank Tru Co invested 0% in Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE). Pnc Svcs Grp, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 244,856 shares. Vident Advisory Limited Com holds 0.01% in Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE) or 2,490 shares. Strs Ohio holds 0% or 11,139 shares in its portfolio. Curbstone has invested 0.42% of its portfolio in Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE). Huntington Bank invested in 0% or 2,319 shares. The California-based Tcw has invested 0.02% in Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE). Baldwin Investment Management Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.53% or 13,550 shares.
The stock increased 0.06% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $111.34. About 452,611 shares traded. Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE) has risen 21.48% since January 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.78% the S&P500.
Among 15 analysts covering Celanese (NYSE:CE), 11 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 73% are positive. Celanese has $122.0 highest and $64 lowest target. $104.47’s average target is -6.17% below currents $111.34 stock price. Celanese had 60 analyst reports since September 1, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE) has “Market Perform” rating given on Friday, January 29 by Cowen & Co. RBC Capital Markets maintained Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE) on Monday, June 19 with “Buy” rating. On Tuesday, July 25 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Citigroup given on Monday, April 18. The stock of Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE) earned “Neutral” rating by Nomura on Wednesday, July 19. The company was maintained on Monday, January 25 by Barclays Capital. Robert W. Baird initiated Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE) on Friday, February 17 with “Outperform” rating. The stock of Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE) earned “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, July 27. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, November 16. The firm has “Buy” rating by SunTrust given on Monday, January 11.
Analysts await Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE) to report earnings on February, 7. They expect $1.84 EPS, up 21.05% or $0.32 from last year’s $1.52 per share. CE’s profit will be $249.57M for 15.13 P/E if the $1.84 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.93 actual EPS reported by Celanese Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -4.66% negative EPS growth.
The stock decreased 6.10% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $3.08. About 24,551 shares traded. Energy Focus, Inc. (EFOI) has declined 46.37% since January 12, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 63.07% the S&P500.
Wealthtrust Axiom Llc holds 0.48% of its portfolio in Energy Focus, Inc. for 461,144 shares. Cambridge Advisors Inc. owns 89,253 shares or 0.09% of their US portfolio. Moreover, State Treasurer State Of Michigan has 0.01% invested in the company for 545,283 shares. The New York-based Bank Of New York Mellon Corp has invested 0% in the stock. Barclays Plc, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 33 shares.