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 - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:GGB
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $5.98441 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,146,031,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $3.39
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $3.38
  • 52 Week Range: $2.47 - $4.39
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 22.00
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $11.52 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.35
  • Book Value: $4.61 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.76
  • Annual Dividend: $0.01
  • Dividend Yield: 0.3%
  • EBIDTA: $1.17 billion
  • Net Margins: -5.26%
  • Return on Equity: -7.00%
  • Return on Assets: -3.24%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.62%
  • Current Ratio: 2.08%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.27%
  • Average Volume: 7.40 million shs.
  • Beta: 2.35
  • Short Ratio: 3.24

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. announced 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.57%. 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) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 4th. The company reported $0.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.03 by $0.02. The company earned $2.58 billion during the quarter. Gerdau S.A. had a negative net margin of 5.26% and a negative return on equity of 7.00%. 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..

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

Who owns Gerdau S.A. stock?

Gerdau S.A.'s stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.07%), Fairpointe Capital LLC (1.93%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.09%), Vanguard Group Inc. (1.00%), BT Investment Management Ltd (0.94%) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.60%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Gerdau S.A..

Who sold Gerdau S.A. stock? Who is selling Gerdau S.A. stock?

Gerdau S.A.'s stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Banco BTG Pactual S.A., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Van ECK Associates Corp, Bank of Montreal Can, Daiwa Securities Group Inc. and Sei Investments Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Gerdau S.A..

Who bought Gerdau S.A. stock? Who is buying Gerdau S.A. stock?

Gerdau S.A.'s stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BT Investment Management Ltd, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Vanguard Group Inc., Fairpointe Capital LLC, Quantitative Investment Management LLC and BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA. View Insider Buying and Selling for Gerdau S.A..

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 $3.52.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Gerdau S.A. (NYSE GGB)
Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  70 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  107 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  177
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Gerdau S.A. and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Gerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Gerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
6/9/2017ScotiabankUpgradeUnderperform -> Sector PerformLowView Rating Details
10/10/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoDowngradeOverweight -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
8/18/2016Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight -> OverweightN/AView Rating Details
8/4/2016Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformN/AView Rating Details
5/22/2016Bank of America CorporationReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 8/19/2015 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: $0.18 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.16 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Gerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB)
Next Dividend:9/11/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.01
Dividend Yield:0.28%
Dividend Growth:-13.60% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:5.56% (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)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Gerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB)
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Headline Trends for Gerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB)
Latest Headlines for Gerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB)
DateHeadline logoGerdau S.A. (GGB) Upgraded to "Buy" at Zacks Investment Research - August 17 at 10:02 PM logoGerdau S.A. (GGB) Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - August 16 at 3:48 PM logoGerdau (GGB) Q2 Net Income Falls Y/Y, Steel Production Weak - Nasdaq - August 10 at 8:25 PM logoGerdau S.A. (GGB) Announces $0.01 Dividend - August 10 at 2:20 PM logoBrazil's Gerdau posts small slide in second-quarter profit - August 9 at 7:12 PM logoSteelmaker Gerdau CEO expects 2018 Brazil recovery to boost building - August 9 at 7:11 PM logoGerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB) Set to Announce Earnings on Wednesday - August 7 at 10:48 AM logoGerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - July 28 at 4:40 PM logoPre-Market Technical Recap on Steel & Iron Stocks -- AK Steel, Gerdau, ArcelorMittal, and Steel Dynamics - July 22 at 12:22 AM logoPOSCO (PKX) Q2 Earnings Up Y/Y, Down Q/Q, '17 View Updated - July 22 at 12:21 AM logoPOSCO (PKX) Upgraded to Strong Buy on Solid Growth Prospects - Nasdaq - July 7 at 1:55 AM logoGerdau S.A. (GGB) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages - July 3 at 4:58 PM logoTop Brazil Steelmaker Ready to Benefit From Trump Pump, CEO Says - June 28 at 6:36 PM logoGerdau S.A. (GGB) Rating Increased to Hold at BidaskClub - June 24 at 7:20 PM logoGerdau's Long-Term Prospects Solid, Faces Near-Term Risks - June 20 at 6:12 PM logoGerdau's Long-Term Prospects Solid, Faces Near-Term Risks - June 20 at 6:12 PM logoHead-To-Head Comparison: United States Steel Corporation (X) and Gerdau (GGB) - June 18 at 12:42 AM logoScotiabank Upgrades Gerdau SA (GGB) to Sector Perform - June 9 at 12:50 PM logoGerdau SA (GGB) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - June 6 at 5:07 PM 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 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



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