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$152.65
Now: $154.30
$156.71
50-Day Range
$132.20
MA: $147.52
$156.95
52-Week Range
$80.06
Now: $154.30
$159.02
Volume246,502 shs
Average Volume402,094 shs
Market Capitalization$9.81 billion
P/E Ratio25.25
Dividend Yield1.78%
Beta1.02

Competitors

Reliance Steel & Aluminum (NYSE:RS) Vs. NUE, STLD, CLF, X, CMC, and WOR

Should you be buying RS stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "steel" are considered alternatives and competitors to Reliance Steel & Aluminum, including Nucor (NUE), Steel Dynamics (STLD), Cleveland-Cliffs (CLF), United States Steel (X), Commercial Metals (CMC), and Worthington Industries (WOR).

Reliance Steel & Aluminum (NYSE:RS) and Nucor (NYSE:NUE) are both industrial products companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, valuation and earnings.

Volatility & Risk

Reliance Steel & Aluminum has a beta of 1.02, indicating that its stock price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Nucor has a beta of 1.33, indicating that its stock price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Reliance Steel & Aluminum and Nucor, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Reliance Steel & Aluminum04102.20
Nucor06502.45

Reliance Steel & Aluminum presently has a consensus price target of $126.60, suggesting a potential downside of 17.95%. Nucor has a consensus price target of $60.0909, suggesting a potential downside of 23.24%. Given Reliance Steel & Aluminum's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Reliance Steel & Aluminum is more favorable than Nucor.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Reliance Steel & Aluminum and Nucor's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Reliance Steel & Aluminum$10.97 billion0.89$701.50 million$10.3414.92
Nucor$22.59 billion1.04$1.27 billion$4.3118.16

Nucor has higher revenue and earnings than Reliance Steel & Aluminum. Reliance Steel & Aluminum is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Nucor, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Reliance Steel & Aluminum pays an annual dividend of $2.75 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Nucor pays an annual dividend of $1.62 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. Reliance Steel & Aluminum pays out 26.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Nucor pays out 37.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Reliance Steel & Aluminum has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Nucor has increased its dividend for 48 consecutive years. Nucor is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

78.4% of Reliance Steel & Aluminum shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 75.1% of Nucor shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.4% of Reliance Steel & Aluminum shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.4% of Nucor shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Reliance Steel & Aluminum and Nucor's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Reliance Steel & Aluminum4.44%10.72%6.75%
Nucor2.15%7.21%4.13%

Summary

Nucor beats Reliance Steel & Aluminum on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Steel Dynamics (NASDAQ:STLD) and Reliance Steel & Aluminum (NYSE:RS) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, profitability, earnings, valuation and institutional ownership.

Risk and Volatility

Steel Dynamics has a beta of 1.4, suggesting that its stock price is 40% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Reliance Steel & Aluminum has a beta of 1.02, suggesting that its stock price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

80.0% of Steel Dynamics shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 78.4% of Reliance Steel & Aluminum shares are owned by institutional investors. 5.0% of Steel Dynamics shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 3.4% of Reliance Steel & Aluminum shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Steel Dynamics and Reliance Steel & Aluminum's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Steel Dynamics5.17%13.33%6.29%
Reliance Steel & Aluminum4.44%10.72%6.75%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Steel Dynamics and Reliance Steel & Aluminum's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Steel Dynamics$10.49 billion1.02$671.10 million$3.1016.26
Reliance Steel & Aluminum$10.97 billion0.89$701.50 million$10.3414.92

Reliance Steel & Aluminum has higher revenue and earnings than Steel Dynamics. Reliance Steel & Aluminum is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Steel Dynamics, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Steel Dynamics pays an annual dividend of $1.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. Reliance Steel & Aluminum pays an annual dividend of $2.75 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Steel Dynamics pays out 33.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Reliance Steel & Aluminum pays out 26.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Steel Dynamics has raised its dividend for 8 consecutive years and Reliance Steel & Aluminum has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Steel Dynamics is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for Steel Dynamics and Reliance Steel & Aluminum, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Steel Dynamics11802.70
Reliance Steel & Aluminum04102.20

Steel Dynamics currently has a consensus target price of $39.2222, suggesting a potential downside of 22.21%. Reliance Steel & Aluminum has a consensus target price of $126.60, suggesting a potential downside of 17.95%. Given Reliance Steel & Aluminum's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Reliance Steel & Aluminum is more favorable than Steel Dynamics.

Summary

Steel Dynamics beats Reliance Steel & Aluminum on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Cleveland-Cliffs (NYSE:CLF) and Reliance Steel & Aluminum (NYSE:RS) are both mid-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, dividends, valuation, risk and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Cleveland-Cliffs and Reliance Steel & Aluminum, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Cleveland-Cliffs02402.67
Reliance Steel & Aluminum04102.20

Cleveland-Cliffs presently has a consensus target price of $17.91, suggesting a potential upside of 2.69%. Reliance Steel & Aluminum has a consensus target price of $126.60, suggesting a potential downside of 17.95%. Given Cleveland-Cliffs' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Cleveland-Cliffs is more favorable than Reliance Steel & Aluminum.

Volatility & Risk

Cleveland-Cliffs has a beta of 2.24, meaning that its stock price is 124% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Reliance Steel & Aluminum has a beta of 1.02, meaning that its stock price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Cleveland-Cliffs and Reliance Steel & Aluminum's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Cleveland-Cliffs-3.38%-2.69%-0.35%
Reliance Steel & Aluminum4.44%10.72%6.75%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Cleveland-Cliffs and Reliance Steel & Aluminum's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Cleveland-Cliffs$1.99 billion4.37$292.80 million$1.1215.57
Reliance Steel & Aluminum$10.97 billion0.89$701.50 million$10.3414.92

Reliance Steel & Aluminum has higher revenue and earnings than Cleveland-Cliffs. Reliance Steel & Aluminum is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Cleveland-Cliffs, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

67.6% of Cleveland-Cliffs shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 78.4% of Reliance Steel & Aluminum shares are held by institutional investors. 1.8% of Cleveland-Cliffs shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 3.4% of Reliance Steel & Aluminum shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Reliance Steel & Aluminum beats Cleveland-Cliffs on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

United States Steel (NYSE:X) and Reliance Steel & Aluminum (NYSE:RS) are both mid-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, profitability and valuation.

Dividends

United States Steel pays an annual dividend of $0.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.2%. Reliance Steel & Aluminum pays an annual dividend of $2.75 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. United States Steel pays out 44.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Reliance Steel & Aluminum pays out 26.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. United States Steel has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Reliance Steel & Aluminum has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Reliance Steel & Aluminum is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

60.4% of United States Steel shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 78.4% of Reliance Steel & Aluminum shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.7% of United States Steel shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.4% of Reliance Steel & Aluminum shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares United States Steel and Reliance Steel & Aluminum's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
United States Steel-16.25%-18.78%-6.21%
Reliance Steel & Aluminum4.44%10.72%6.75%

Volatility & Risk

United States Steel has a beta of 2.39, indicating that its stock price is 139% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Reliance Steel & Aluminum has a beta of 1.02, indicating that its stock price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for United States Steel and Reliance Steel & Aluminum, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
United States Steel29101.92
Reliance Steel & Aluminum04102.20

United States Steel presently has a consensus price target of $15.00, indicating a potential downside of 29.64%. Reliance Steel & Aluminum has a consensus price target of $126.60, indicating a potential downside of 17.95%. Given Reliance Steel & Aluminum's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Reliance Steel & Aluminum is more favorable than United States Steel.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares United States Steel and Reliance Steel & Aluminum's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
United States Steel$12.94 billion0.44$-630,000,000.00$0.09236.89
Reliance Steel & Aluminum$10.97 billion0.89$701.50 million$10.3414.92

Reliance Steel & Aluminum has lower revenue, but higher earnings than United States Steel. Reliance Steel & Aluminum is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than United States Steel, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Reliance Steel & Aluminum beats United States Steel on 13 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Commercial Metals (NYSE:CMC) and Reliance Steel & Aluminum (NYSE:RS) are both mid-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation and profitability.

Dividends

Commercial Metals pays an annual dividend of $0.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. Reliance Steel & Aluminum pays an annual dividend of $2.75 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Commercial Metals pays out 18.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Reliance Steel & Aluminum pays out 26.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Commercial Metals has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Reliance Steel & Aluminum has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Profitability

This table compares Commercial Metals and Reliance Steel & Aluminum's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Commercial Metals4.75%16.20%7.49%
Reliance Steel & Aluminum4.44%10.72%6.75%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Commercial Metals and Reliance Steel & Aluminum's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Commercial Metals$5.48 billion0.63$279.50 million$2.6410.86
Reliance Steel & Aluminum$10.97 billion0.89$701.50 million$10.3414.92

Reliance Steel & Aluminum has higher revenue and earnings than Commercial Metals. Commercial Metals is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Reliance Steel & Aluminum, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk and Volatility

Commercial Metals has a beta of 1.24, indicating that its stock price is 24% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Reliance Steel & Aluminum has a beta of 1.02, indicating that its stock price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Commercial Metals and Reliance Steel & Aluminum, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Commercial Metals25101.88
Reliance Steel & Aluminum04102.20

Commercial Metals presently has a consensus price target of $24.2222, indicating a potential downside of 15.54%. Reliance Steel & Aluminum has a consensus price target of $126.60, indicating a potential downside of 17.95%. Given Commercial Metals' higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Commercial Metals is more favorable than Reliance Steel & Aluminum.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

84.2% of Commercial Metals shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 78.4% of Reliance Steel & Aluminum shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.4% of Commercial Metals shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 3.4% of Reliance Steel & Aluminum shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Reliance Steel & Aluminum beats Commercial Metals on 8 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Reliance Steel & Aluminum (NYSE:RS) and Worthington Industries (NYSE:WOR) are both mid-cap industrial products companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation and earnings.

Volatility and Risk

Reliance Steel & Aluminum has a beta of 1.02, suggesting that its stock price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Worthington Industries has a beta of 1.28, suggesting that its stock price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Reliance Steel & Aluminum and Worthington Industries, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Reliance Steel & Aluminum04102.20
Worthington Industries01002.00

Reliance Steel & Aluminum currently has a consensus target price of $126.60, indicating a potential downside of 17.95%. Given Reliance Steel & Aluminum's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Reliance Steel & Aluminum is more favorable than Worthington Industries.

Dividends

Reliance Steel & Aluminum pays an annual dividend of $2.75 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Worthington Industries pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. Reliance Steel & Aluminum pays out 26.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Worthington Industries pays out 42.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Reliance Steel & Aluminum has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Worthington Industries has increased its dividend for 7 consecutive years. Reliance Steel & Aluminum is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

78.4% of Reliance Steel & Aluminum shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 51.4% of Worthington Industries shares are held by institutional investors. 3.4% of Reliance Steel & Aluminum shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 36.6% of Worthington Industries shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Reliance Steel & Aluminum and Worthington Industries' gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Reliance Steel & Aluminum$10.97 billion0.89$701.50 million$10.3414.92
Worthington Industries$3.06 billion1.11$78.80 million$2.3527.78

Reliance Steel & Aluminum has higher revenue and earnings than Worthington Industries. Reliance Steel & Aluminum is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Worthington Industries, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Reliance Steel & Aluminum and Worthington Industries' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Reliance Steel & Aluminum4.44%10.72%6.75%
Worthington Industries24.09%10.60%4.56%

Summary

Reliance Steel & Aluminum beats Worthington Industries on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.


Reliance Steel & Aluminum Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Nucor logo
NUE
Nucor
2.4$78.28-2.9%$23.38 billion$22.59 billion55.52
Steel Dynamics logo
STLD
Steel Dynamics
2.4$50.42-2.8%$10.65 billion$10.49 billion22.21Upcoming Earnings
Cleveland-Cliffs logo
CLF
Cleveland-Cliffs
1.5$17.44-0.6%$8.70 billion$1.99 billion-62.29Analyst Report
United States Steel logo
X
United States Steel
1.2$21.32-0.4%$5.73 billion$12.94 billion-2.10
Commercial Metals logo
CMC
Commercial Metals
1.8$28.68-3.6%$3.46 billion$5.48 billion13.28Decrease in Short Interest
Worthington Industries logo
WOR
Worthington Industries
1.6$65.29-2.6%$3.41 billion$3.06 billion5.14
Allegheny Technologies logo
ATI
Allegheny Technologies
1.1$21.61-1.7%$2.75 billion$4.12 billion-6.82
Carpenter Technology logo
CRS
Carpenter Technology
1.5$40.71-1.4%$1.96 billion$2.18 billion-22.25Decrease in Short Interest
Schnitzer Steel Industries logo
SCHN
Schnitzer Steel Industries
1.4$38.79-1.8%$1.05 billion$1.71 billion64.65Dividend Announcement
Decrease in Short Interest
Haynes International logo
HAYN
Haynes International
1.3$28.90-1.5%$366.51 million$380.53 million-54.53Unusual Options Activity
Olympic Steel logo
ZEUS
Olympic Steel
1.2$27.96-1.8%$309.66 million$1.58 billion-51.78
Universal Stainless & Alloy Products logo
USAP
Universal Stainless & Alloy Products
1.0$9.60-2.9%$85.39 million$243.01 million-7.33Increase in Short Interest
This page was last updated on 4/14/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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