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S&P 500   4,538.43
DOW   34,580.08
QQQ   383.13
S&P 500   4,538.43
DOW   34,580.08
QQQ   383.13
S&P 500   4,538.43
DOW   34,580.08
QQQ   383.13

Commercial Metals Stock Competitors

-0.34 (-1.06%)
(As of 12/3/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
774,933 shs
Average Volume
897,305 shs
Market Capitalization
$3.87 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield

Commercial Metals (NYSE:CMC) Vs. NUE, STLD, CLF, RS, X, WOR, ATI, CRS, SCHN, and HAYN

Should you be buying Commercial Metals stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Commercial Metals include Nucor (NUE), Steel Dynamics (STLD), Cleveland-Cliffs (CLF), Reliance Steel & Aluminum (RS), United States Steel (X), Worthington Industries (WOR), Allegheny Technologies (ATI), Carpenter Technology (CRS), Schnitzer Steel Industries (SCHN), and Haynes International (HAYN). These companies are all part of the "steel" industry.

Commercial Metals vs.

Commercial Metals (NYSE:CMC) and Steel Dynamics (NASDAQ:STLD) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their media sentiment, dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, community ranking, profitability, institutional ownership, valuation and earnings.

Commercial Metals currently has a consensus price target of $32.13, indicating a potential upside of 0.99%. Steel Dynamics has a consensus price target of $73.30, indicating a potential upside of 23.46%. Given Steel Dynamics' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Steel Dynamics is more favorable than Commercial Metals.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Commercial Metals
1 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Steel Dynamics
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)

In the previous week, Commercial Metals had 1 more articles in the media than Steel Dynamics. MarketBeat recorded 2 mentions for Commercial Metals and 1 mentions for Steel Dynamics. Steel Dynamics' average media sentiment score of 1.65 beat Commercial Metals' score of 0.67 indicating that Steel Dynamics is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Commercial Metals
0 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Steel Dynamics
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Very Positive

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Commercial Metals$6.73 billion0.57$412.86 million$3.399.38
Steel Dynamics$9.60 billion1.23$550.82 million$11.095.35

Commercial Metals pays an annual dividend of $0.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Steel Dynamics pays an annual dividend of $1.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Commercial Metals pays out 16.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Steel Dynamics pays out 9.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

Commercial Metals has a beta of 1.23, indicating that its stock price is 23% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Steel Dynamics has a beta of 1.52, indicating that its stock price is 52% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Steel Dynamics has a net margin of 14.72% compared to Commercial Metals' net margin of 6.14%. Steel Dynamics' return on equity of 50.02% beat Commercial Metals' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Commercial Metals 6.14% 20.53% 10.07%
Steel Dynamics 14.72% 50.02% 22.90%

87.9% of Commercial Metals shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 79.2% of Steel Dynamics shares are held by institutional investors. 1.2% of Commercial Metals shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 5.2% of Steel Dynamics shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Steel Dynamics received 512 more outperform votes than Commercial Metals when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 70.57% of users gave Steel Dynamics an outperform vote while only 55.60% of users gave Commercial Metals an outperform vote.

Commercial MetalsOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes
Steel DynamicsOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes


Steel Dynamics beats Commercial Metals on 16 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding CMC and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment >-1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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Commercial Metals (NYSE:CMC) vs. Its Competitors

TypeCommercial MetalsBlast furnaces & steel mills IndustryMaterials SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$3.91B$8.96B$2.74B$15.26B
Dividend Yield1.74%3.06%4.46%3.19%
P/E Ratio9.3810.1715.9719.36
Price / Sales0.570.8129,908.1531.19
Price / Cash6.5487.6028.9388.50
Price / Book1.671.215.197.59
Net Income$412.86M$356.02M$328.36M$382.44M
7 Day Performance-2.75%-1.69%-0.29%-3.08%
1 Month Performance-2.75%-6.64%-2.84%-6.92%
1 Year Performance59.61%42.73%263.47%21.42%

Commercial Metals Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
2.7564 of 5 stars
+101.6%$31.58B$20.14B6.6126,400Dividend Increase
Buyback Announcement
Steel Dynamics
2.9864 of 5 stars
+57.9%$11.78B$9.60B5.359,625Positive News
2.3381 of 5 stars
+67.8%$10.07B$5.35B5.2025,000Insider Buying
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Reliance Steel & Aluminum
2.899 of 5 stars
+26.7%$9.49B$8.81B8.7212,800Short Interest ↑
United States Steel
2.7815 of 5 stars
Worthington Industries
2.3032 of 5 stars
N/A-5.1%$2.50B$3.17B10.829,000News Coverage
Allegheny Technologies
1.5696 of 5 stars
Carpenter Technology
2.3964 of 5 stars
Schnitzer Steel Industries
2.6715 of 5 stars
Haynes International
1.8148 of 5 stars
Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
Olympic Steel
2.2548 of 5 stars
This page was last updated on 12/4/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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