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CE Celanese PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The PE ratio for Celanese stock stands at 8.29 as of Feb 28, 2024. This results from the current EPS of $18.01 and stock price of $149.39. The current PE ratio is nearly equal to the average from the previous four quarters.

CE PE ratio history

How has CE's PE ratio performed in the past

Over the last ten years, the average PE ratio of Celanese has been 13.33. The current 8.29 PE ratio is 38% below the historical average. Over the past ten years, CE's PE ratio was at its highest in the Dec 2015 quarter at 33.33, with a price of $67.33 and an EPS of $2.02. The Dec 2022 quarter recorded the bottom point at 5.85, with a price of $102.24 and an EPS of $17.48.


Celanese PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 123.99% in 2015

Maximum annual decrease: -61.96% in 2016

Year PE ratio Change
2023 8.63 47.52%
2022 5.85 -40.85%
2021 9.89 28.27%
2020 7.71 -56.93%
2019 17.9 78.82%
2018 10.01 -42.9%
2017 17.53 38.25%
2016 12.68 -61.96%
2015 33.33 123.99%
2014 14.88 86.47%

CE average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of CE for the past years

The current PE ratio of CE is above the 3-year historical average, but it is below the 5 and 10-year averages.

3-year avg
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CE PE vs peers

What is CE's PE ratio compared to its peers

Compared to its peer stocks XOM and DOW, CE's PE ratio stands lower.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
CE Celanese Corp 8.43 $16.53B
EMN Eastman Chemical Co 11.63 $10.29B
XOM Exxon Mobil Corp 11.76 $414.72B
WLK Westlake Chemical Corp 37.16 $17.77B
DOW Dow Inc 68.13 $39.23B
DD DuPont de Nemours Inc 73.61 $28.89B

Frequently asked questions

What is Celanese's PE ratio?

As of Feb 28, 2024, CE stock has a price to earnings ratio of 8.29.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Celanese (CE)?

Over the last 3 years, the average price to earnings ratio for CE stock is 7.54.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Celanese (CE)?

Over the last 5 years, the average price to earnings ratio for CE stock is 10.38.

What is the highest PE ratio for CE?

Over the last ten years, the quarterly PE ratio reached a historic high of 33.33 in the Dec 2015 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for CE compare to its historical average?

CE's price to earnings ratio is currently 38% below its 10-year historical average.

Why is Celanese's PE ratio so low?

CE's PE ratio of 8.29 is considered low because the company's stock price is trading at a lower multiple of earnings.

How is CE's PE ratio calculated (Celanese PE ratio formula)?

You can calculate the PE ratio by dividing the most recent stock price by the trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (Feb 28, 2024), Celanese's stock price is $149.39. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Dec 2023 is $18.01. Therefore, Celanese's P/E ratio for today is 8.29. PE RATIO(8.29) = STOCK PRICE($149.39) / TTM EPS($18.01)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.