GGB:NYE-Gerdau S.A

COMMON STOCK | Steel | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 3.29

Change

+0.03 (+0.92)%

Market Cap

USD 4.84B

Volume

6.92M

Average Target Price

N/A
Average Analyst Rating

N/A

STA Verdict

Verdict

About

Gerdau S.A. provides steel-related products and services worldwide. It operates through four segments: Brazil Operations, North America Operations, South America Operations, and Special Steel Operations. The company offers semi-finished products, including billets, blooms, and slabs; common long rolled products, such as rebars, wire rods, merchant bars, light shapes, and profiles, which are used primarily in the construction and manufacturing industries; and drawn products comprising barbed and barbless fence wires, galvanized wires, fences, concrete reinforcing wire meshes, nails, and clamps, as well as mines and produces iron ore. It also produces special steel products for use in auto parts, light and heavy vehicles, and agricultural machinery, as well as the oil and gas, wind energy, machinery and equipment, mining and rail, and others markets. In addition, the company offers flat products comprising hot rolled coils and heavy plates; and resells flat steel products. It sells its products through independent distributors, direct sales from the mills, and its retail network. The company was founded in 1901 and is based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Gerdau S.A. is a subsidiary of Metalúrgica Gerdau S.A.

Market Stats

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Relative Performance (Total Returns)

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Relative Returns (From:    To: 2019-09-17 )

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ETFs Containing GGB

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
BRAZ 2.14 % 0.69 %

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Steel)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -12.50% 38% F 11% F
Dividend Return 0.53% 13% F 10% F
Total Return -11.97% 38% F 11% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -13.42% 77% C+ 25% F
Dividend Return 0.53% 13% F 7% F
Total Return -12.89% 69% D+ 23% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -38.39% 54% F 20% F
Dividend Return 2.03% 27% F 8% F
Total Return -36.35% 54% F 17% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 27.68% 85% B 95% A
Dividend Return 0.58% 36% F 14% F
Total Return 28.27% 85% B 95% A
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 85.15% 38% F 2% F
Risk Adjusted Return 33.19% 62% D- 47% F
Market Capitalization 4.84B 73% C 77% C+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Steel)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 36.75 7% F 16% F
Price/Book Ratio 0.74 53% F 82% B-
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 9.40 40% F 45% F
EV/EBITDA 68.27 13% F 6% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 7.68% 43% F 51% F
Return on Invested Capital 10.54% 53% F 73% C
Return on Assets 5.02% 53% F 75% C
Debt to Equity Ratio 50.85% 46% F 63% D
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 7.66 20% F 14% F
Short Percent 340.00% 8% F 8% F
Beta 0.54 80% B- 70% C-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What to not like:
High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Poor return on equity

The company management has delivered below median return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Higly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Dividend Growth

This stock has shown below median dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.