Gerdau S.A. Company Profile (NYSE:GGB)

About Gerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB)

Gerdau S.A. logoGerdau S.A. (Gerdau) is a manufacturer of long steel in the North and South America. The Company is engaged in the production and commercialization of steel products in general, through its mills located in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Spain, the United States, Guatemala, India, Mexico, Peru, the Dominican Republic, Uruguay and Venezuela. Its segments are Brazil Operations, which includes operations of steel and iron ore in Brazil, except Special Steels, and the operation of metallurgical coal and coke in Colombia; North America Operations, which includes all operations in North America, except those of Mexico and Special Steels; South America Operations, which includes operations in South America, except Brazil and the operation of metallurgical coal and coke in Colombia, and Special Steel Operations, including special steel operations in Brazil, Spain, the United States and India. It supplies its customers a range of products, including iron ore semi-finished products.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Steel
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:GGB
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $6.27675 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,709,153,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $3.65
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $3.28
  • 52 Week Range: $2.60 - $4.39
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 22.69
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $10.98 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.57
  • Book Value: $4.61 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.79
  • Annual Dividend: $0.01
  • Dividend Yield: 0.3%
  • EBITDA: $1.13 billion
  • Net Margins: -5.73%
  • Return on Equity: 3.47%
  • Return on Assets: 1.61%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.62%
  • Current Ratio: 2.08%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.27%
  • Average Volume: 7.56 million shs.
  • Beta: 2.31
  • Short Ratio: 4.36

Frequently Asked Questions for Gerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB)

What is Gerdau S.A.'s stock symbol?

Gerdau S.A. trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "GGB."

How often does Gerdau S.A. pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Gerdau S.A.?

Gerdau S.A. declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 9th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 24th will be paid a dividend of $0.005 per share on Monday, September 11th. This represents a $0.02 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.55%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, August 22nd. View Gerdau S.A.'s Dividend History.

How were Gerdau S.A.'s earnings last quarter?

Gerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 4th. The company reported $0.01 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.03 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $2.58 billion for the quarter. Gerdau S.A. had a positive return on equity of 3.47% and a negative net margin of 5.73%. View Gerdau S.A.'s Earnings History.

When will Gerdau S.A. make its next earnings announcement?

Gerdau S.A. is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 8th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Gerdau S.A..

Are investors shorting Gerdau S.A.?

Gerdau S.A. saw a increase in short interest in the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totalling 28,644,321 shares, an increase of 18.2% from the August 31st total of 24,236,407 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 9,433,004 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.0 days.

Who are some of Gerdau S.A.'s key competitors?

Who are Gerdau S.A.'s key executives?

Gerdau S.A.'s management team includes the folowing people:

  • Claudio Gerdau Johannpeter, Chairman of the Board
  • Andre Bier Gerdau Johannpeter, Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Executive Board, Director
  • Harley Lorentz Scardoelli, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Investor Relations
  • Manoel Vitor de Mendonca Filho, Executive Vice President of Gerdau Acominas (MG)
  • Francisco Deppermann Fortes, Executive Vice President
  • Guilherme Chagas Gerdau Johannpeter, Executive Vice President
  • Fernando Fontes Iunes, Director
  • Richard Chagas Gerdau Johannpeter, Director
  • Expedito Luz, Director
  • Affonso Celso Pastore, Independent Director

How do I buy Gerdau S.A. stock?

Shares of Gerdau S.A. can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Gerdau S.A.'s stock price today?

One share of Gerdau S.A. stock can currently be purchased for approximately $3.63.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Gerdau S.A. (NYSE GGB)
Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  108 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  143 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  251
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Gerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.60)
Consensus Price Target: N/A
Consensus Price Target History for Gerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB)
Price Target History for Gerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB)
Analysts' Ratings History for Gerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/13/2017Sandler O'NeillUpgradeHold -> BuyHighView Rating Details
9/12/2017SantanderUpgradeHold -> BuyHighView Rating Details
9/7/2017Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralLowView Rating Details
9/1/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoUpgradeNeutral -> OverweightHighView Rating Details
6/9/2017ScotiabankUpgradeUnderperform -> Sector PerformLowView Rating Details
8/18/2016Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight -> OverweightN/AView Rating Details
5/22/2016Bank of America CorporationReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Gerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB)
Earnings by Quarter for Gerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB)
Earnings History by Quarter for Gerdau S.A. (NYSE GGB)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/4/2016Q1 2016$0.03$0.01$2.58 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q3 2015$0.05$0.03$3.06 billion$3.40 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q2$0.09$4.69 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Gerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.21 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.16 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Gerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB)
Most Recent Dividend:9/11/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.01
Dividend Yield:0.28%
Dividend Growth:-13.60% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:-3.23% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
4.76% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
6.25% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Gerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB)

Dividend History by Quarter for Gerdau S.A. (NYSE GGB)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

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