Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. (RS): Price and Financial Metrics

Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. (RS): $170.92

-1.93 (-1.12%)

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RS POWR Grades

  • RS scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 95.53% of US stocks.
  • RS's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • RS's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 50.73% of US stocks).

RS Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 3.1, Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than just 16.42% of US stocks.
  • Over the past twelve months, RS has reported earnings growth of 260.99%, putting it ahead of 91.8% of US stocks in our set.
  • Revenue growth over the past 12 months for Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co comes in at 59.94%, a number that bests 84.95% of the US stocks we're tracking.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co, a group of peers worth examining would be JLL, SEIC, FBHS, HSIC, and RL.
  • Visit RS's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

RS Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Basic Materials stock, RS's price/sales ratio is 60.87% lower, now standing at 0.9.
  • Over the past 243 months, RS's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.4.
  • RS's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 1.5 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for RS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
RS 2021-09-03 0.9 1.7 11.5 9.2
RS 2021-09-02 0.9 1.7 11.5 9.2
RS 2021-09-01 0.9 1.7 11.5 9.2
RS 2021-08-31 0.9 1.7 11.6 9.2
RS 2021-08-30 0.9 1.7 11.8 9.4
RS 2021-08-27 0.9 1.7 11.8 9.4

RS Growth Metrics

    The year over year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 341.78%.
  • Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -14.1%.
  • The 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 34.3%.
RS's revenue has moved up $2,359,300,000 over the prior 34 months.

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

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 14,093.3 799.4 1,413
2021-09-30 12,238.7 635.8 1,121.3
2021-06-30 10,476.9 789.9 823.2
2021-03-31 9,077.4 1,164 574.3
2020-12-31 8,811.9 1,173 369.1
2020-09-30 9,125.6 1,290.2 405.1

RS'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.
  • RS has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 92.12% of graded US stocks.
  • RS's asset turnover comes in at 1.248 -- ranking 65th of 105 Wholesale stocks.
  • SRLP, GLP, and GEL are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with RS.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 1.248 0.326 0.194
2021-03-31 1.121 0.325 0.140
2020-12-31 1.104 0.315 0.092
2020-09-30 1.143 0.314 0.098
2020-06-30 1.213 0.309 0.113
2020-03-31 1.296 0.306 0.132

RS Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of RS, see our RS price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $181.17 Average Broker Recommendation 1.64 (Moderate Buy)

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RS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $170.92 52-week high $211.65
Prev. close $172.85 52-week low $135.46
Day low $168.25 Volume 241,807
Day high $172.84 Avg. volume 427,948
50-day MA $187.64 Dividend yield 2.02%
200-day MA $169.53 Market Cap 10.59B

Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. (RS) Company Bio

Reliance Steel provides metals processing services and distributes a line of numerous metal products, including alloy, aluminum, brass, copper, carbon steel, stainless steel, titanium, and specialty steel products. The company was founded in 1939 and is based in Los Angeles, California.

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Yahoo | February 23, 2022

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Yahoo | February 18, 2022

New Forecasts: Here's What Analysts Think The Future Holds For Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. (NYSE:RS)

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Yahoo | February 18, 2022

Reliance Steel & Aluminum Guides Q1 Adj EPS Above View As Q4 Results Top Estimates - Quick Facts

While reporting financial results for the fourth quarter on Thursday, metals service center company Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. (RS) said it expects adjusted earnings for the first quarter in a range of $7.05 to $7.15 per share, as the company expects its average selling price per ton sold for quarter to be up 5 to 7 percent.

RTT News | February 17, 2022

Reliance Steel & Aluminum Q4 Results Surpass Street Expectations, Hikes Dividend By 27%

Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co (NYSE: RS ) reported fourth-quarter sales growth of 86.9% year-over-year to $3.99 billion, beating the consensus of $3.83 billion. The gross margin contracted by 180 bps to 31.2%, and on an adjusted basis, declined by 140 bps to 31.5%. The operating income increased to $562.2 million from $183.4 million a year ago, and the margin expanded by 551 bps to 14.1%. Adjusted EPS improved to $6.83 from $2.01 in 4Q20, beating the consensus of $5.22. Carbon steel sales were $2.37 billion (+104.8% Y/Y), with total tons sold -0.6% Y/Y and an increase of 106.1% in average selling price per ton sold. Stainless … Full story available on

Benzinga | February 17, 2022

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RS Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo -6.34%
6-mo 6.35%
1-year 16.99%
3-year 92.06%
5-year 161.85%
YTD 6.35%
2021 37.85%
2020 2.42%
2019 72.21%
2018 -15.12%
2017 10.49%

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