Gerdau SA Company Profile (NYSE:GGB)

About Gerdau SA (NYSE:GGB)

Gerdau SA 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 & Iron
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:GGB
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $4.94 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,709,131,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $3.02
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $3.60
  • 52 Week Range: $1.50 - $4.39
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 13.14
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $11.35 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.44
  • Book Value: $4.55 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.64
  • Annual Dividend: $0.01
  • Dividend Yield: 0.8%
  • EBIDTA: $1.15 billion
  • Net Margins: -7.09%
  • Return on Equity: 0.48%
  • Return on Assets: 0.22%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.68%
  • Current Ratio: 2.89%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.77%
  • Average Volume: 9.30 million shs.
  • Beta: 2.27
  • Short Ratio: 2.64

Frequently Asked Questions for Gerdau SA (NYSE:GGB)

What is Gerdau SA's stock symbol?

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

How often does Gerdau SA pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Gerdau SA?

Gerdau SA announced a dividend on Wednesday, November 9th. Investors of record on Friday, November 25th will be paid a dividend of $0.005 per share on Thursday, December 8th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 22nd. View Gerdau SA's Dividend History.

How were Gerdau SA's earnings last quarter?

Gerdau SA (NYSE:GGB) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 4th. The company reported $0.01 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.03 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $2.58 billion for the quarter. Gerdau SA had a negative net margin of 7.09% and a positive return on equity of 0.48%. View Gerdau SA's Earnings History.

Who are some of Gerdau SA's key competitors?

Who owns Gerdau SA stock?

Gerdau SA's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.45%), Fairpointe Capital LLC (1.26%), Axiom International Investors LLC DE (0.85%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.77%), Vanguard Group Inc. (0.61%) and Banco BTG Pactual S.A. (0.47%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Gerdau SA.

Who sold Gerdau SA stock? Who is selling Gerdau SA stock?

Gerdau SA's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Westpac Banking Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Credit Agricole S A, Fairpointe Capital LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Axiom International Investors LLC DE, Jane Street Group LLC and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Gerdau SA.

Who bought Gerdau SA stock? Who is buying Gerdau SA stock?

Gerdau SA's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Banco BTG Pactual S.A., Horseman Capital Management Ltd, Bank of America Corp DE, Morgan Stanley, Bogle Investment Management L P DE, Vanguard Group Inc., American Century Companies Inc. and Credit Suisse AG. View Insider Buying and Selling for Gerdau SA.

How do I buy Gerdau SA stock?

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

How much does a share of Gerdau SA stock cost?

One share of Gerdau SA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $2.89.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Gerdau SA (NYSE:GGB) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 1 Hold Rating, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.25)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Gerdau SA (NYSE:GGB)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/25/2016ScotiabankDowngradeSector Perform -> UnderperformN/AView Rating Details
10/10/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
8/18/2016Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight -> OverweightN/AView Rating Details
8/4/2016Credit Suisse Group AGUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformN/AView Rating Details
5/22/2016Bank of America CorpReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
8/10/2015Goldman Sachs Group IncInitiated CoverageBuy$2.30N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/27/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Gerdau SA (NYSE:GGB)
Earnings by Quarter for Gerdau SA (NYSE:GGB)
Earnings History by Quarter for Gerdau SA (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 SA (NYSE:GGB)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.24 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.22 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Gerdau SA (NYSE:GGB)
Most Recent Dividend:12/8/2016
Annual Dividend:$0.01
Dividend Yield:0.35%
Dividend Growth:-13.60% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:-2.27% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
4.17% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
4.55% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Gerdau SA (NYSE:GGB)

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Gerdau SA (NYSE:GGB)
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Headline Trends for Gerdau SA (NYSE:GGB)
Latest Headlines for Gerdau SA (NYSE:GGB)
DateHeadline logoETFs with exposure to Gerdau SA : May 22, 2017 - May 22 at 5:00 PM logoGerdau SA (GGB) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - May 12 at 4:50 PM logoU.S. finds possible injury from steel wire rod imports; probe to continue - May 11 at 6:01 PM logoETFs with exposure to Gerdau SA : May 11, 2017 - May 11 at 6:01 PM logoGerdau SA :GGB-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 9, 2017 - May 9 at 11:41 AM logoGerdau (GGB) Records Loss in Q1, Steel Production Falls Y/Y - May 5 at 5:37 PM logoBrazil's Gerdau posts unexpected loss as revenue falls 16 pct - May 4 at 12:11 PM logoSomewhat Favorable Press Coverage Extremely Likely to Impact Gerdau SA (GGB) Share Price - May 4 at 9:47 AM logoGerdau SA (GGB) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, AlphaOne Reports - May 1 at 10:21 AM logoSomewhat Favorable Media Coverage Extremely Likely to Affect Gerdau SA (GGB) Share Price - April 28 at 1:08 PM logoGerdau SA (GGB) Given Coverage Optimism Score of 0.31 - April 25 at 5:58 PM logoGerdau SA (ADR) Steel Maker Financial Review and 2017 Outlook - April 24 at 5:10 PM logoSomewhat Favorable Media Coverage Extremely Likely to Affect Gerdau SA (GGB) Stock Price - April 21 at 1:23 PM logoGerdau SA (GGB) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Shows - April 18 at 7:13 PM logoGerdau SA (GGB) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - April 17 at 4:49 PM logoGerdau SA (GGB) Short Interest Update - April 17 at 7:24 AM logoGerdau Fundamentally Strong: Should You Add the Stock? - April 7 at 10:00 AM logoSteelmaker Gerdau creates Colombian joint venture with Putney - March 29 at 11:09 AM logoBrazil's Gerdau sets terms of common-to-preferred share swap - March 22 at 5:35 PM logoGerdau SA (GGB) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - March 22 at 12:22 PM logoGERDAU S.A. Financials - March 21 at 5:34 PM logoGerdau to Divest Premier Thermal Solutions to Z Capital - March 17 at 5:40 PM logoZ Capital Announces Agreement to Acquire Atmosphere Annealing and NitroSteel - March 16 at 4:20 PM logo9:02 am Gerdau S.A. sells Atmosphere Annealing and NitroSteel to Z Capital Group; financial details not disclosed - March 16 at 4:20 PM logoGERDAU S.A. - Form 20-F - March 15 at 5:46 PM logoEMERGING MARKETS-LatAm currencies weaken on strong U.S. jobs data - March 8 at 6:15 PM logoGerdau's (GGB) CEO Andre Gerdau Johannpeter on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha - February 24 at 6:40 PM logoGerdau's (GGB) Q4 Loss Widens Y/Y on Weak Segmental Sales - February 23 at 5:24 PM logoBrazil's Gerdau posts Q4 net loss of 3.1 bln reais - February 22 at 12:07 PM logoGerdau S.A. - Consolidated Information - February 22 at 12:07 PM logo8:04 am Gerdau S.A. reports Q4 results - February 22 at 12:07 PM logoCan The Uptrend Continue for Gerdau (GGB)? - January 12 at 5:52 PM



Gerdau SA (GGB) Chart for Saturday, May, 27, 2017

This page was last updated on 5/27/2017 by Staff