NASDAQ:STLD - Steel Dynamics Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$31.75 -0.45 (-1.40 %)
(As of 12/17/2018 02:25 PM ET)
Previous Close$32.20
Today's Range$31.68 - $32.63
52-Week Range$30.62 - $52.10
Volume84,905 shs
Average Volume2.92 million shs
Market Capitalization$7.39 billion
P/E Ratio12.25
Dividend Yield2.33%
Steel Dynamics, Inc. is a diversified carbon-steel steel producer and metals recycler in the U.S. It produces a wide array of steel - beams, bars, steel sheet, and more. It operates through the following segments: Steel Operations, Metals Recycling Operations, Steel Fabrication Operations, and Others. The Steel Operations segment consist of its electric arc furnace mini-mills, producing steel from steel scrap, utilizing continuous casting, automated rolling mills, and various downstream finishing facilities. The Metals Recycling Operations segment primarily includes its metals recycling operations, liquid pig iron production facility, and Minnesota iron operations. The Steel Fabrication Operations segment includes New Millennium Building Systems plants, which fabricate steel joists, trusses, girders, and decking used within the non-residential construction industry. The company was founded by Keith E. Busse, Mark D. Millett, Richard P. Teets and John C. Bates in August 1993 and is headquartered in Fort Wayne, IN.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Blast furnaces & steel mills
SectorBasic Materials
Current SymbolNASDAQ:STLD
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.61
Current Ratio3.94
Quick Ratio2.17


Trailing P/E Ratio12.25
Forward P/E Ratio5.72
P/E Growth0.48

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$9.54 billion
Price / Sales0.76
Cash Flow$3.9101 per share
Price / Cash Flow8.12
Book Value$13.48 per share
Price / Book2.36


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.65
Net Income$812.74 million
Net Margins11.49%
Return on Equity31.96%
Return on Assets15.33%


Outstanding Shares229,550,000
Market Cap$7.39 billion

Steel Dynamics (NASDAQ:STLD) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Steel Dynamics' stock symbol?

Steel Dynamics trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "STLD."

How often does Steel Dynamics pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Steel Dynamics?

Steel Dynamics declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 20th. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 31st will be given a dividend of $0.1875 per share on Friday, January 11th. This represents a $0.75 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.35%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 28th. View Steel Dynamics' Dividend History.

How will Steel Dynamics' stock buyback program work?

Steel Dynamics declared that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase plan on Tuesday, September 4th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $750,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase up to 6.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Steel Dynamics' earnings last quarter?

Steel Dynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ:STLD) released its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 17th. The basic materials company reported $1.69 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.65 by $0.04. The basic materials company earned $3.22 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.14 billion. Steel Dynamics had a net margin of 11.49% and a return on equity of 31.96%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 31.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.66 EPS. View Steel Dynamics' Earnings History.

When is Steel Dynamics' next earnings date?

Steel Dynamics is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, January 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Steel Dynamics.

What guidance has Steel Dynamics issued on next quarter's earnings?

Steel Dynamics updated its third quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, September, 18th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.64-1.68 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.70.

What price target have analysts set for STLD?

13 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for Steel Dynamics' stock. Their forecasts range from $36.00 to $60.00. On average, they anticipate Steel Dynamics' stock price to reach $52.5833 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 64.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Steel Dynamics.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Steel Dynamics?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Steel Dynamics in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Steel Dynamics.

Has Steel Dynamics been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about STLD stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Steel Dynamics earned a news impact score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the basic materials company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Steel Dynamics' key competitors?

Who are Steel Dynamics' key executives?

Steel Dynamics' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mark D. Millett, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Theresa E. Wagler, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Robert E. Francis, Chief Information Officer & Vice President
  • Russell B. Rinn, Executive Vice President
  • Richard A. Poinsatte, Treasurer, Vice President & Risk Manager

Who are Steel Dynamics' major shareholders?

Steel Dynamics' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (9.85%), Vanguard Group Inc (9.30%), FMR LLC (2.62%), Steadfast Capital Management LP (1.51%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.39%) and Standard Life Aberdeen plc (1.13%). Company insiders that own Steel Dynamics stock include Christopher A Graham, Jurgen Dr Kolb, Keith E Busse, Richard P Teets Jr and Theresa E Wagler. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Steel Dynamics.

Which institutional investors are selling Steel Dynamics stock?

STLD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, AQR Capital Management LLC, KAMES CAPITAL plc, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, FMR LLC, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Deutsche Bank AG and Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Steel Dynamics company stock in the last year include Christopher A Graham, Jurgen Dr Kolb, Keith E Busse and Theresa E Wagler. View Insider Buying and Selling for Steel Dynamics.

Which institutional investors are buying Steel Dynamics stock?

STLD stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Group Inc, BlackRock Inc., Legal & General Group Plc, Prudential Financial Inc., Marshall Wace LLP, Glenmede Trust Co. NA, Janus Henderson Group PLC and Ashler Capital LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Steel Dynamics.

How do I buy shares of Steel Dynamics?

Shares of STLD can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Steel Dynamics' stock price today?

One share of STLD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $31.89.

How big of a company is Steel Dynamics?

Steel Dynamics has a market capitalization of $7.39 billion and generates $9.54 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $812.74 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.65 on an earnings per share basis. Steel Dynamics employs 7,635 workers across the globe.

What is Steel Dynamics' official website?

The official website for Steel Dynamics is

How can I contact Steel Dynamics?

Steel Dynamics' mailing address is 7575 W JEFFERSON BLVD, FORT WAYNE IN, 46804. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 260-969-3500 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Steel Dynamics (NASDAQ STLD)

Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  693 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  444 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,137
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Steel Dynamics and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe STLD will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe STLD will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/17/2018 by Staff

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