NYSE:CLF

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$21.72
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$16.60
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$4.92
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Volume44.80 million shs
Average Volume23.27 million shs
Market Capitalization$10.12 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.29

Cleveland-Cliffs (NYSE:CLF) Vs. NUE, STLD, RS, X, CMC, and WOR

Should you be buying CLF stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "steel" are considered alternatives and competitors to Cleveland-Cliffs, including Nucor (NUE), Steel Dynamics (STLD), Reliance Steel & Aluminum (RS), United States Steel (X), Commercial Metals (CMC), and Worthington Industries (WOR).

Cleveland-Cliffs (NYSE:CLF) and Nucor (NYSE:NUE) are both large-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, institutional ownership and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Cleveland-Cliffs and Nucor's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Cleveland-Cliffs-0.32%10.98%1.57%
Nucor7.63%14.90%8.32%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Cleveland-Cliffs and Nucor's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Cleveland-Cliffs$5.35 billion1.89$-122,000,000.00$0.17119.24
Nucor$20.14 billion1.38$721.47 million$3.3427.85

Nucor has higher revenue and earnings than Cleveland-Cliffs. Nucor is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Cleveland-Cliffs, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

64.4% of Cleveland-Cliffs shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 75.1% of Nucor shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.3% of Cleveland-Cliffs shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.7% of Nucor shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

Cleveland-Cliffs has a beta of 2.29, indicating that its share price is 129% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Nucor has a beta of 1.38, indicating that its share price is 38% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Cleveland-Cliffs and Nucor, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Cleveland-Cliffs03602.67
Nucor07302.30

Cleveland-Cliffs presently has a consensus target price of $24.9438, indicating a potential upside of 23.06%. Nucor has a consensus target price of $75.3636, indicating a potential downside of 18.98%. Given Cleveland-Cliffs' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Cleveland-Cliffs is more favorable than Nucor.

Summary

Nucor beats Cleveland-Cliffs on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Cleveland-Cliffs (NYSE:CLF) and Steel Dynamics (NASDAQ:STLD) are both large-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, institutional ownership and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Cleveland-Cliffs and Steel Dynamics' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Cleveland-Cliffs-0.32%10.98%1.57%
Steel Dynamics7.51%20.46%9.42%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Cleveland-Cliffs and Steel Dynamics' top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Cleveland-Cliffs$5.35 billion1.89$-122,000,000.00$0.17119.24
Steel Dynamics$9.60 billion1.27$550.82 million$2.8420.36

Steel Dynamics has higher revenue and earnings than Cleveland-Cliffs. Steel Dynamics is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Cleveland-Cliffs, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

64.4% of Cleveland-Cliffs shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.0% of Steel Dynamics shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.3% of Cleveland-Cliffs shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 5.2% of Steel Dynamics shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

Cleveland-Cliffs has a beta of 2.29, indicating that its share price is 129% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Steel Dynamics has a beta of 1.46, indicating that its share price is 46% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Cleveland-Cliffs and Steel Dynamics, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Cleveland-Cliffs03602.67
Steel Dynamics01702.88

Cleveland-Cliffs presently has a consensus target price of $24.9438, indicating a potential upside of 23.06%. Steel Dynamics has a consensus target price of $65.6667, indicating a potential upside of 13.55%. Given Cleveland-Cliffs' higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Cleveland-Cliffs is more favorable than Steel Dynamics.

Summary

Steel Dynamics beats Cleveland-Cliffs on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Cleveland-Cliffs (NYSE:CLF) and Reliance Steel & Aluminum (NYSE:RS) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, institutional ownership and profitability.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Cleveland-Cliffs and Reliance Steel & Aluminum, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Cleveland-Cliffs03602.67
Reliance Steel & Aluminum03202.40

Cleveland-Cliffs presently has a consensus target price of $24.9438, indicating a potential upside of 23.06%. Reliance Steel & Aluminum has a consensus target price of $154.8333, indicating a potential upside of 3.18%. Given Cleveland-Cliffs' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Cleveland-Cliffs is more favorable than Reliance Steel & Aluminum.

Profitability

This table compares Cleveland-Cliffs and Reliance Steel & Aluminum's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Cleveland-Cliffs-0.32%10.98%1.57%
Reliance Steel & Aluminum6.33%11.80%7.46%

Risk & Volatility

Cleveland-Cliffs has a beta of 2.29, indicating that its share price is 129% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Reliance Steel & Aluminum has a beta of 1.06, indicating that its share price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Cleveland-Cliffs and Reliance Steel & Aluminum's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Cleveland-Cliffs$5.35 billion1.89$-122,000,000.00$0.17119.24
Reliance Steel & Aluminum$8.81 billion1.08$369.10 million$7.7119.46

Reliance Steel & Aluminum has higher revenue and earnings than Cleveland-Cliffs. Reliance Steel & Aluminum is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Cleveland-Cliffs, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

64.4% of Cleveland-Cliffs shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 82.3% of Reliance Steel & Aluminum shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.3% of Cleveland-Cliffs shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 3.4% of Reliance Steel & Aluminum shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Reliance Steel & Aluminum beats Cleveland-Cliffs on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

United States Steel (NYSE:X) and Cleveland-Cliffs (NYSE:CLF) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, profitability and earnings.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

65.8% of United States Steel shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.4% of Cleveland-Cliffs shares are held by institutional investors. 1.2% of United States Steel shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.3% of Cleveland-Cliffs shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for United States Steel and Cleveland-Cliffs, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
United States Steel17302.18
Cleveland-Cliffs03602.67

United States Steel currently has a consensus target price of $24.8889, indicating a potential upside of 9.59%. Cleveland-Cliffs has a consensus target price of $24.9438, indicating a potential upside of 23.06%. Given Cleveland-Cliffs' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Cleveland-Cliffs is more favorable than United States Steel.

Profitability

This table compares United States Steel and Cleveland-Cliffs' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
United States Steel-6.41%-13.05%-4.03%
Cleveland-Cliffs-0.32%10.98%1.57%

Volatility & Risk

United States Steel has a beta of 2.26, indicating that its stock price is 126% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cleveland-Cliffs has a beta of 2.29, indicating that its stock price is 129% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares United States Steel and Cleveland-Cliffs' gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
United States Steel$9.74 billion0.63$-1,165,000,000.00($4.67)-4.86
Cleveland-Cliffs$5.35 billion1.89$-122,000,000.00$0.17119.24

Cleveland-Cliffs has lower revenue, but higher earnings than United States Steel. United States Steel is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Cleveland-Cliffs, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Cleveland-Cliffs beats United States Steel on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Commercial Metals (NYSE:CMC) and Cleveland-Cliffs (NYSE:CLF) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, institutional ownership and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares Commercial Metals and Cleveland-Cliffs' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Commercial Metals4.69%16.52%7.82%
Cleveland-Cliffs-0.32%10.98%1.57%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Commercial Metals and Cleveland-Cliffs, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Commercial Metals27001.78
Cleveland-Cliffs03602.67

Commercial Metals currently has a consensus price target of $26.50, indicating a potential upside of ∞. Cleveland-Cliffs has a consensus price target of $24.9438, indicating a potential upside of 23.06%. Given Commercial Metals' higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Commercial Metals is more favorable than Cleveland-Cliffs.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Commercial Metals and Cleveland-Cliffs' gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Commercial Metals$5.48 billion0.00$279.50 million$2.64N/A
Cleveland-Cliffs$5.35 billion1.89$-122,000,000.00$0.17119.24

Commercial Metals has higher revenue and earnings than Cleveland-Cliffs. Commercial Metals is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Cleveland-Cliffs, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

88.8% of Commercial Metals shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.4% of Cleveland-Cliffs shares are held by institutional investors. 1.4% of Commercial Metals shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.3% of Cleveland-Cliffs shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

Commercial Metals has a beta of 1.31, indicating that its share price is 31% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cleveland-Cliffs has a beta of 2.29, indicating that its share price is 129% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Commercial Metals beats Cleveland-Cliffs on 10 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Cleveland-Cliffs (NYSE:CLF) and Worthington Industries (NYSE:WOR) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares Cleveland-Cliffs and Worthington Industries' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Cleveland-Cliffs-0.32%10.98%1.57%
Worthington Industries22.33%12.28%5.69%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Cleveland-Cliffs and Worthington Industries, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Cleveland-Cliffs03602.67
Worthington Industries01002.00

Cleveland-Cliffs currently has a consensus price target of $24.9438, indicating a potential upside of 23.06%. Given Cleveland-Cliffs' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Cleveland-Cliffs is more favorable than Worthington Industries.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Cleveland-Cliffs and Worthington Industries' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Cleveland-Cliffs$5.35 billion1.89$-122,000,000.00$0.17119.24
Worthington Industries$3.06 billion0.98$78.80 million$2.3524.18

Worthington Industries has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Cleveland-Cliffs. Worthington Industries is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Cleveland-Cliffs, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

64.4% of Cleveland-Cliffs shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.7% of Worthington Industries shares are held by institutional investors. 1.3% of Cleveland-Cliffs shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 36.6% of Worthington Industries shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

Cleveland-Cliffs has a beta of 2.29, suggesting that its share price is 129% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Worthington Industries has a beta of 1.07, suggesting that its share price is 7% more volatile than the S&P 500.


Cleveland-Cliffs Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Nucor logo
NUE
Nucor
2.6$93.02-2.4%$27.84 billion$20.14 billion17.26Analyst Report
News Coverage
Steel Dynamics logo
STLD
Steel Dynamics
2.7$57.83-2.2%$12.21 billion$9.60 billion15.42Analyst Report
News Coverage
Reliance Steel & Aluminum logo
RS
Reliance Steel & Aluminum
1.8$150.06-3.1%$9.56 billion$8.81 billion16.90Analyst Report
High Trading Volume
Unusual Options Activity
United States Steel logo
X
United States Steel
1.6$22.71-4.9%$6.12 billion$9.74 billion-5.90Analyst Report
Increase in Short Interest
News Coverage
Gap Up
Commercial Metals logo
CMC
Commercial Metals
2.0N/AN/A$3.63 billion$5.48 billion13.77Earnings Announcement
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
High Trading Volume
Unusual Options Activity
News Coverage
Worthington Industries logo
WOR
Worthington Industries
1.6$56.83-2.8%$3.01 billion$3.06 billion4.99Upcoming Earnings
High Trading Volume
News Coverage
Allegheny Technologies logo
ATI
Allegheny Technologies
0.8$21.04-3.8%$2.68 billion$2.98 billion-1.66
Carpenter Technology logo
CRS
Carpenter Technology
1.5$40.32-1.6%$1.94 billion$2.18 billion-6.68Analyst Report
High Trading Volume
News Coverage
Gap Down
Schnitzer Steel Industries logo
SCHN
Schnitzer Steel Industries
1.6$46.90-4.1%$1.29 billion$1.71 billion23.45High Trading Volume
Decrease in Short Interest
Haynes International logo
HAYN
Haynes International
1.3$33.95-3.5%$430.79 million$380.53 million-16.56
Olympic Steel logo
ZEUS
Olympic Steel
1.2$30.58-1.3%$338.74 million$1.23 billion22.16High Trading Volume
News Coverage
Gap Down
Universal Stainless & Alloy Products logo
USAP
Universal Stainless & Alloy Products
0.9$10.29-1.1%$91.53 million$179.73 million-4.10Analyst Upgrade
Decrease in Short Interest
This page was last updated on 6/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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