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Gerdau Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.02 (-0.43 %)
(As of 01/21/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $4.64
50-Day Range
MA: $4.80
52-Week Range
Now: $4.64
Volume3.34 million shs
Average Volume7.59 million shs
Market Capitalization$7.98 billion
P/E Ratio8.75
Dividend Yield1.07%
Gerdau S.A. provides steel products and services in the United States and Canada. It operates through four segments: Brazil Operations, North America Operations, South America Operations, and Special Steel Operations. The company offers semi-finished products, including billets, blooms, and slabs; common long rolled products, such as rebars, wire rods, merchant bars, light shapes, and profiles to construction and manufacturing industries; and drawn products comprises barbed and barbless fence wires, galvanized wires, fences, concrete reinforcing wire meshes, nails, and clamps. It also produces special steel products used in auto parts, light and heavy vehicles, and agricultural machinery, as well as the oil and gas, wind energy, machinery and equipment, mining and rail, and others markets. In addition, the company offers flat products, including hot rolled coils and heavy plates; and resells flat steel products, as well as mines and produces iron ore. It sells its products through independent distributors, direct sales from the mills, and its retail network. The company was founded in 1901 and is headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Gerdau S.A. is a subsidiary of Metalúrgica Gerdau S.A.
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Overall MarketRank

1.63 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

117th out of 813 stocks

Steel Works, Blast Furnaces, & Rolling & Finishing Mills Industry

2nd out of 14 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 4.4 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Steel works, blast furnaces, & rolling & finishing mills



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$9.63 billion
Cash Flow$0.45 per share
Book Value$4.00 per share


Net Income$305.03 million


Outstanding Shares1,719,660,000
Market Cap$7.98 billion
Next Earnings Date3/23/2021 (Estimated)
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(As of 01/21/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Gerdau (NYSE:GGB) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Gerdau's stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Gerdau's stock was trading at $2.72 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, GGB stock has increased by 70.6% and is now trading at $4.64.
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Is Gerdau a buy right now?

8 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Gerdau in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" Gerdau stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in GGB, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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Wall Street analysts have given Gerdau a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Gerdau wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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What is Larry J. Merlo's approval rating as Gerdau's CEO?

6,978 employees have rated Gerdau CEO Larry J. Merlo on Glassdoor.com. Larry J. Merlo has an approval rating of 37% among Gerdau's employees. This puts Larry J. Merlo in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

When is Gerdau's next earnings date?

Gerdau is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, March 23rd 2021.
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How were Gerdau's earnings last quarter?

Gerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 28th. The basic materials company reported $0.46 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.06 by $0.40. The basic materials company earned $2.27 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.08 billion. Gerdau had a return on equity of 14.15% and a net margin of 11.05%.
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How often does Gerdau pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Gerdau?

Gerdau announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 29th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, November 10th will be given a dividend of $0.0198 per share on Wednesday, November 25th. This represents a $0.08 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.70%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, November 9th. This is a positive change from Gerdau's previous quarterly dividend of $0.02.
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Is Gerdau a good dividend stock?

Gerdau pays an annual dividend of $0.05 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.07%. The dividend payout ratio of Gerdau is 27.78%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Gerdau will have a dividend payout ratio of 13.16% next year. This indicates that Gerdau will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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Who are some of Gerdau's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Gerdau own?

Who are Gerdau's key executives?

Gerdau's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Gustavo Werneck Da Cunha, CEO & Director (Age 47)
  • Mr. Claudio Gerdau Johannpeter, Vice Chairman (Age 57)
  • Mr. Harley Lorentz Scardoelli, Exec. VP, CFO & Investor Relations Officer (Age 57)
  • Clemir Uhlein, Accounting Director
  • Mr. Francisco Deppermann Fortes, VP of HR, IT, Corp. Process of Engineer and Safety & Environment (Age 57)
  • Mr. Fabio Eduardo de Pieri Spina, Legal Director (Age 48)
  • Pedro Torres Pinto, Head of Corp. Communication
  • Mr. Paulo Roberto Perlott Ramos, Director of Marketing, Sales and Metallics (Age 67)
  • Mr. Luiz Augusto Polacchini, Global Head Fin. Shared Services
  • Mr. Chia Yuan Wang, Pres & CEO of North American Long Steel Operation

What is Gerdau's stock symbol?

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

Who are Gerdau's major shareholders?

Gerdau's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Pendal Group Limited (0.20%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.00%) and QP Wealth Management LLC (0.00%).

Which institutional investors are selling Gerdau stock?

GGB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pendal Group Limited.

Which institutional investors are buying Gerdau stock?

GGB stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including QP Wealth Management LLC, and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc..

How do I buy shares of Gerdau?

Shares of GGB can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Gerdau's stock price today?

One share of GGB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $4.64.

How big of a company is Gerdau?

Gerdau has a market capitalization of $7.98 billion and generates $9.63 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $305.03 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.18 on an earnings per share basis. Gerdau employs 24,787 workers across the globe.

What is Gerdau's official website?

The official website for Gerdau is www2.gerdau.com.

How can I contact Gerdau?

Gerdau's mailing address is AV DOUTORA RUTH CARDOSO 8 501 8TH FLOOR, SAO PAULO SP D5, 05425. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 011-55-51-3323-2703 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 1/22/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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