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

Friedman Industries Inc. (FRD)

Today's Latest Price: $5.89 USD

0.09 (1.55%)

Updated Oct 23 6:40pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 28 in Steel

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FRD Stock Summary

  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 686.19%, Friedman Industries Inc's debt growth rate surpasses 97.11% of about US stocks.
  • Over the past twelve months, FRD has reported earnings growth of -450.62%, putting it ahead of only 4.14% of US stocks in our set.
  • As for revenue growth, note that FRD's revenue has grown -30.72% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of just 8.32% of US companies in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Friedman Industries Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be GIFI, JFU, ATNI, USEG, and ATRO.
  • Visit FRD's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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FRD Price/Volume Stats

Current price $5.89 52-week high $7.24
Prev. close $5.80 52-week low $3.72
Day low $5.85 Volume 2,500
Day high $5.91 Avg. volume 10,925
50-day MA $5.84 Dividend yield 1.36%
200-day MA $5.20 Market Cap 41.70M

FRD Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$5.89$17.73 201%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Friedman Industries Inc. To summarize, we found that Friedman Industries Inc ranked in the 70th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Friedman Industries Inc ended up being:

  • The company's debt burden, as measured by earnings divided by interest payments, is -765.25; that's higher than only 0% of US stocks in the Basic Materials sector that have positive free cash flow.
  • The business' balance sheet reveals debt to be 2% of the company's capital (with equity being the remaining amount). Approximately only 8.09% of US stocks with free cash flow have a lower reliance on debt in their capital structure.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

FF, ICL, LIN, VMC, and IAG can be thought of as valuation peers to FRD, in the sense that they are in the Basic Materials sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest FRD News From Around the Web

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.

Friedman declares $0.02 dividend

Friedman (FRD) declares $0.02/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous.Forward yield 1.31%Payable Nov. 13; for shareholders of record Oct. 9; ex-div Oct. 8.See FRD Dividend Scorecard, Yield Chart, & Dividend Growth....

Seeking Alpha | September 10, 2020

Friedman reports FQ1 results

Friedman (FRD): FQ1 GAAP EPS of -$0.12.Revenue of $23.52M (-42.6% Y/Y)Press Release...

Seeking Alpha | August 14, 2020

Friedman Industries, Incorporated Announces Share Repurchase Program and Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2020 Results

Friedman Industries, Incorporated announced today a share repurchase program authorized by the Board of Directors on June 25, 2020 under which the Company may repurchase up to 1,062,067 shares of the Company’s outstanding common stock through June 30, 2023, which equates to 15% of the Company’s outstanding shares of common stock as of June 29, 2020. Repurchases under the program may be made from time to time at the Company’s discretion and may be made in open market transactions, through block trades, in privately negotiated transactions and pursuant to any trading plan that may be adopted by the Company’s management in accordance with Rule 10b5-1 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise. The repurchase program does not obligate the Company to acquire a specifi...

Yahoo | June 29, 2020


The Company will pay the cash dividend on August 7, 2020 to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 17, 2020. This dividend marks the Company’s 194th consecutive quarterly cash dividend with the Company having paid a cash dividend every quarter since becoming publicly traded in 1972.

Yahoo | June 25, 2020

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Yahoo | April 7, 2020

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FRD Price Returns

1-mo 0.35%
3-mo 15.44%
6-mo 35.47%
1-year -10.98%
3-year 4.17%
5-year 4.90%
YTD -0.63%
2019 -12.71%
2018 26.02%
2017 -14.17%
2016 21.31%
2015 -20.49%

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