NYSE:GGB - Gerdau Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $3.64 -0.09 (-2.41 %) (As of 04/24/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$3.73Today's Range$3.61 - $3.725052-Week Range$3.37 - $5.05Volume11.63 million shsAverage Volume11.41 million shsMarket Capitalization$6.26 billionP/E Ratio40.44Dividend Yield2.68%Beta2.01 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media 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 Metalúrgica 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 Current SymbolNYSE:GGB Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIK1073404 Webwww.gerdau.com.br Phone55-51-3323-2703Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.50 Current Ratio2.06 Quick Ratio0.98Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio40.44 Forward P/E Ratio9.58 P/E Growth1.18 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$12.63 billion Price / Sales0.50 Cash Flow$0.6408 per share Price / Cash Flow5.68 Book Value$4.13 per share Price / Book0.88Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.09 Net Income$630.34 million Net Margins4.99% Return on Equity9.85% Return on Assets4.74%Miscellaneous EmployeesN/A Outstanding Shares1,719,658,000Market Cap$6.26 billion Next Earnings Date5/8/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 22nd. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 11th will be given a dividend of $0.0268 per share on Monday, March 25th. This represents a $0.11 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.95%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 8th. This is a positive change from Gerdau's previous quarterly dividend of $0.01. View Gerdau's Dividend History. How were Gerdau's earnings last quarter? Gerdau SA (NYSE:GGB) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 4th. The basic materials company reported $0.01 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.03 by $0.02. The basic materials company earned $2.58 billion during the quarter. Gerdau had a return on equity of 9.85% and a net margin of 4.99%. View Gerdau's Earnings History. When is Gerdau's next earnings date? Gerdau is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 8th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Gerdau. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Gerdau? 5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Gerdau in the last year. There are currently 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Gerdau. Has Gerdau been receiving favorable news coverage? News stories about GGB stock have trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Gerdau earned a media sentiment score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the basic materials company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. Are investors shorting Gerdau? Gerdau saw a increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 29th, there was short interest totalling 65,602,498 shares, an increase of 0.9% from the March 15th total of 66,194,820 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 13,650,786 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.8 days. Currently, 5.7% of the company's shares 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 NIPPON STL & SU/S (NSSMY), Companhia Siderurgica Nacional (SID), SSAB SVENSKT ST/ADR (SSAAY), Worthington Industries (WOR), Gibraltar Industries (ROCK), Haynes International (HAYN), Insteel Industries (IIIN), General Steel (GSIH), China Gerui Adv Mtals Grp (CHOPF) and Sutor Technology Group (TORZ). What other stocks do shareholders of Gerdau own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Gerdau investors own include Intelsat (I), Mallinckrodt (MNK), Bank of America (BAC), Fossil Group (FOSL), Companhia Siderurgica Nacional (SID), Associated British Foods (ABF), Chaarat Gold (CGH), AMC Entertainment (AMC), First Data (FDC) and Ciena (CIEN). Who are Gerdau's key executives? Gerdau's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Claudio Gerdau Johannpeter, Chairman (Age 56)Mr. Harley Lorentz Scardoelli, Exec. VP, CFO & Investor Relations Officer (Age 56)Mr. Francisco Deppermann Fortes, VP of HR, IT, Corp. Process of Engineer and Safety & Environment (Age 56)Mr. Gustavo Werneck Da Cunha, Chief Exec. Officer (Age 46)Clemir Uhlein, Accounting Director Who are Gerdau's major shareholders? Gerdau's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. (0.06%) and Eqis Capital Management Inc. (0.00%). Which major investors are selling Gerdau stock? GGB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Deprince Race & Zollo Inc.. Which major investors are buying Gerdau stock? GGB stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Eqis Capital Management 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 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 $3.64. How big of a company is Gerdau? Gerdau has a market capitalization of $6.26 billion and generates $12.63 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $630.34 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.09 on an earnings per share basis. What is Gerdau's official website? The official website for Gerdau is http://www.gerdau.com.br. 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 [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Gerdau (NYSE GGB)Community Ranking: 2.2 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 211 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 273 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 484MarketBeat'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 4/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What Is An Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF)?