NYSE:GGB - Gerdau Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $4.09 -0.11 (-2.62 %) (As of 07/20/2018 03:09 AM ET)Previous Close$4.20Today's Range$3.97 - $4.1052-Week Range$2.89 - $5.32Volume7.18 million shsAverage Volume11.19 million shsMarket Capitalization$7.14 billionP/E Ratio23.06Dividend Yield1.25%Beta2.31 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Gerdau S.A. provides steel-related products and services worldwide. 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, which are used primarily in the construction and manufacturing industries; and drawn products comprising barbed and barbless fence wires, galvanized wires, fences, concrete reinforcing wire meshes, nails, and clamps, as well as mines and produces iron ore. It also produces special steel products for use 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 comprising hot rolled coils and heavy plates; and resells flat steel products. It sells its products through independent distributors, direct sales from the mills, and its retail network. The company was founded in 1901 and is based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Gerdau S.A. is a subsidiary of Metalurgica Gerdau S.A. Receive GGB News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for GGB and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Steel works, blast furnaces, & rolling & finishing mills Sub-IndustryN/A SectorBasic Materials SymbolNYSE:GGB CUSIPN/A Webwww.gerdau.com.br Phone55-51-3323-2703 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.60 Current Ratio2.39 Quick Ratio1.54 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio23.06 Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$11.57 billion Price / Sales0.61 Cash Flow$0.4696 per share Price / Cash8.71 Book Value$4.35 per share Price / Book0.94 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net Income$-112,550,000.00 Net Margins-1.86% Return on Equity3.99% Return on Assets1.89% Miscellaneous Employees30 Outstanding Shares1,719,660,000Market Cap$7,136.58 Gerdau (NYSE:GGB) Frequently Asked Questions What is Gerdau's stock symbol? Gerdau trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "GGB." How often does Gerdau pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Gerdau? Gerdau announced a special dividend on Monday, May 14th. Investors of record on Thursday, May 24th will be paid a dividend of $0.0225 per share on Friday, June 8th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.75%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, May 23rd. This is a positive change from Gerdau's previous special dividend of $0.02. View Gerdau's Dividend History. How were Gerdau's earnings last quarter? Gerdau SA (NYSE:GGB) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 9th. The basic materials company reported $0.08 EPS for the quarter. The basic materials company earned $3.20 billion during the quarter. Gerdau had a positive return on equity of 3.99% and a negative net margin of 1.86%. View Gerdau's Earnings History. When is Gerdau's next earnings date? Gerdau is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August, 8th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Gerdau. What price target have analysts set for GGB? 7 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Gerdau's stock. Their predictions range from $4.00 to $4.00. On average, they anticipate Gerdau's share price to reach $4.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.2%. View Analyst Ratings for Gerdau. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Gerdau? 7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Gerdau in the last year. There are currently 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." Are investors shorting Gerdau? Gerdau saw a increase in short interest in the month of June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 40,523,226 shares, an increase of 20.1% from the June 15th total of 33,734,113 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 12,093,915 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.4 days. Approximately 3.5% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Gerdau's Current Options Chain. Who are some of Gerdau's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Gerdau include SSAB (SSAAY), Companhia Siderurgica Nacional (SID), Worthington Industries (WOR), Gibraltar Industries (ROCK), Insteel Industries (IIIN), Haynes International (HAYN), General Steel Holdings, Inc. Common Stock (GSIH), China Gerui Adv Mtals Grp (CHOPF) and Sutor Technology Group (TORZ). Who are Gerdau's key executives? Gerdau's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Claudio Gerdau Johannpeter, Chairman (Age 55)Mr. Harley Lorentz Scardoelli, Exec. VP, CFO & Investor Relations Officer (Age 55)Mr. Francisco Deppermann Fortes, VP of HR, IT, Corp. Process of Engineer and Safety & Environment (Age 55)Mr. Gustavo Werneck Da Cunha, Chief Exec. Officer (Age 45)Clemir Uhlein, Accounting Director Has Gerdau been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about GGB stock have been trending positive on Friday, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Gerdau earned a news sentiment score of 0.26 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the basic materials company an impact score of 48.56 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. Who are Gerdau's major shareholders? Gerdau's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.13%) and Nwam LLC (0.00%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Gerdau. Which institutional investors are selling Gerdau stock? GGB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nwam LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Gerdau. Which institutional investors are buying Gerdau stock? GGB stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fisher Asset Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Gerdau. 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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Gerdau's stock price today? One share of GGB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $4.09. How big of a company is Gerdau? Gerdau has a market capitalization of $7.14 billion and generates $11.57 billion in revenue each year. Gerdau employs 30 workers across the globe. How can I contact Gerdau? Gerdau's mailing address is AV. FARRAPOS 1811, PORTO ALEGRE D5, 90220. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 55-51-3323-2703 or via email at inform[email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Gerdau (NYSE GGB)Community Ranking: 2.2 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 175 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 226 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 401MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Gerdau and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe GGB will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe GGB will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 7/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Are analyst ratings accurate?