Gerdau S.A. (GGB): Price and Financial Metrics

Gerdau S.A. (GGB): $5.80

-0.06 (-1.02%)

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GGB Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of Gerdau Sa's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 99.45% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • For GGB, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 95.55% of US equities we're observing.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -54.27%, Gerdau Sa's debt growth rate surpasses just 6.06% of about US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Gerdau Sa, a group of peers worth examining would be VEDL, LXU, AMTX, MESA, and MERC.
  • GGB's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Gerdau Sa's official web site, go to

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GGB Price/Volume Stats

Current price $5.80 52-week high $5.94
Prev. close $5.86 52-week low $1.84
Day low $5.72 Volume 12,130,123
Day high $5.87 Avg. volume 11,640,438
50-day MA $4.98 Dividend yield 1.02%
200-day MA $4.23 Market Cap 9.97B

Gerdau S.A. (GGB) Company Bio

Gerdau S.A. produces and commercializes steel products worldwide for use in manufacturing, construction, and agricultural industries. The company was founded in 1901 and is based in Porto Alegre, Brazil.

GGB Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$5.80$0.61 -90%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Gerdau Sa with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Gerdau Sa ranked in the 14th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Gerdau Sa, consider:

  • Its compound free cash flow growth rate, as measured over the past 4 years, is -0.34% -- higher than merely 4.35% of stocks in our DCF forecasting set.
  • The company has produced more trailing twelve month cash flow than 85.87% of its sector Basic Materials.
  • Gerdau Sa's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 9%; for context, that number is higher than only 21.15% of tickers in our DCF set.

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

For other companies in the Basic Materials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as GGB, try GPRE, NTIC, ACH, LYB, and TORM.

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Yahoo | March 18, 2021

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The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Steel Dynamics, Gerdau, D.R. Horton, M.D.C. Holdings and America's Car-Mart

Yahoo | March 17, 2021

Gerdau (GGB) Gains As Market Dips: What You Should Know

Gerdau (GGB) closed the most recent trading day at $4.76, moving +0.63% from the previous trading session.

Yahoo | March 2, 2021

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GGB Price Returns

1-mo 12.19%
3-mo 24.91%
6-mo 43.15%
1-year 167.43%
3-year 24.26%
5-year 182.41%
YTD 24.64%
2020 -3.54%
2019 32.85%
2018 2.83%
2017 18.91%
2016 162.70%

GGB Dividends

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