Friedman Industries Inc. (FRD): Price and Financial Metrics

Friedman Industries Inc. (FRD): $12.03

0.58 (+5.07%)

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FRD Price/Volume Stats

Current price $12.03 52-week high $18.31
Prev. close $11.45 52-week low $8.20
Day low $11.57 Volume 12,642
Day high $12.03 Avg. volume 24,413
50-day MA $11.88 Dividend yield 0.64%
200-day MA $12.25 Market Cap 88.72M

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  • FRD scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 98.62% of US stocks.
  • FRD's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 177 days.
  • FRD ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 34th percentile.

FRD Stock Summary

  • The price/operating cash flow metric for FRIEDMAN INDUSTRIES INC is higher than just 3.62% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -61.55%, FRIEDMAN INDUSTRIES INC's debt growth rate surpasses only 3.86% of about US stocks.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for FRD comes in at 75.96% -- higher than that of 97.3% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to FRIEDMAN INDUSTRIES INC are RCKY, DSS, LSEA, WEYS, and ACU.
  • FRD's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit FRIEDMAN INDUSTRIES INC's official web site, go to

FRD Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Basic Materials stock, FRD's price/sales ratio is 84.62% lower, now standing at 0.2.
  • Over the past 243 months, FRD's price/earnings ratio has gone down 11.1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for FRD.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
FRD 2023-11-10 0.2 0.7 4.7 4.5
FRD 2023-11-09 0.2 0.7 4.6 4.5
FRD 2023-11-08 0.1 0.6 4.3 4.3
FRD 2023-11-07 0.2 0.6 4.4 4.3
FRD 2023-11-06 0.2 0.7 4.6 4.5
FRD 2023-11-03 0.1 0.6 4.3 4.3

FRD Growth Metrics

    The 2 year price growth rate now stands at 111.56%.
  • Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -239.1%.
  • Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -77.73%.
Over the past 34 months, FRD's revenue has gone up $356,344,743.

The table below shows FRD's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-12-31 498.4471 53.63813 7.569919
2022-09-30 438.2429 65.84351 3.232193
2022-06-30 381.1214 -36.86019 13.9389
2022-03-31 285.2348 -13.39776 14.06632
2021-12-31 259.3575 -19.34805 31.93117
2021-09-30 236.2036 -19.88044 37.02275

FRD's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • FRD has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 79.63% of graded US stocks.
  • FRD's asset turnover comes in at 1.672 -- ranking 3rd of 41 Steel Works Etc stocks.
  • AA, TG, and GLW are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with FRD.

The table below shows FRD's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 1.672 0.241 0.489
2021-03-31 1.583 0.187 0.278
2020-12-31 1.460 0.070 -0.049
2020-09-30 1.432 0.030 -0.128
2020-06-30 1.584 0.011 -0.159
2020-03-31 1.738 0.018 -0.126

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Below are the latest news stories about FRIEDMAN INDUSTRIES INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate FRD as an investment opportunity.

Director Max Reichenthal Buys 2000 Shares of Friedman Industries Inc (FRD)

On September 11, 2023, Max Reichenthal, a director at Friedman Industries Inc (FRD), purchased 2000 shares of the company.

Yahoo | September 14, 2023


LONGVIEW, Texas, Sept. 13, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Friedman Industries, Incorporated (NYSE—American; Trading Symbol: FRD) The Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Friedman Industries, Incorporated, a Texas-based company engaged in pipe manufacturing, steel processing and steel and pipe distribution, declared on September 13, 2023, a cash dividend of $0.02 per share on the Common Stock of the Company. The Company will pay the cash dividend on November 10, 2023 to shareholders of record at the clo

Yahoo | September 13, 2023

Friedman Industries, Incorporated Announces First Quarter Results and Provides Near-Term Outlook

LONGVIEW, Texas, Aug. 14, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Friedman Industries, Incorporated (NYSE American: FRD) announced today its results of operations for the quarter ended June 30, 2023. June 30, 2023 Quarter Highlights: Net earnings of approximately $7.7 millionSales of approximately $137.3 million23% increase in sales volume over prior year quarter volumeWorking capital balance at quarter-end of approximately $113.1 million “Our first quarter results are a great start to fiscal year 2024 as we s

Yahoo | August 14, 2023

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Yahoo | August 11, 2023


Longview, TX, Aug. 07, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Friedman Industries, Incorporated (NYSE – American; trading symbol: FRD) Friedman Industries, Incorporated (NYSE American: FRD) announced today the publication of its new company website at “We are delighted to launch a new website with expanded content to showcase our Company,” said Michael J. Taylor, President and Chief Executive Officer. “The website highlights our recent growth initiatives of facilities acquired in E

Yahoo | August 7, 2023

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FRD Price Returns

1-mo 25.18%
3-mo -13.44%
6-mo 24.39%
1-year 33.09%
3-year 97.58%
5-year 58.42%
YTD 23.71%
2022 5.34%
2021 37.91%
2020 15.73%
2019 -12.71%
2018 26.02%

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