Gerdau S.A. ADR (GGB) EPS growth this year is -33.17%: Get Prepared for Trading Lift Off

Gerdau S.A. ADR (NYSE: GGB) started the day on Thursday, with a price decrease of -1.59% at $3.72, before settling in for the price of $3.78 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, GGB posted a 52-week range of $3.42-$5.04.

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In the past 5-years timespan, the Basic Materials sector firm’s annual sales growth was 6.28%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 19.48%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -33.17%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $1.38 billion, simultaneously with a float of $1.38 billion. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $5.15 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $3.64, while the 200-day Moving Average is $3.87.

Gerdau S.A. ADR (GGB) Ownership Facts and Figures

Now let’s turn our focus to how large-scale investors are working with this stock of the Steel Industry. Gerdau S.A. ADR’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.00%, in contrast to 25.05% institutional ownership.

Gerdau S.A. ADR (GGB) Earnings and Revenue Records

In the latest quarterly report released, which was put into the public domain on 3/31/2024, the organization reported 0.2 earnings per share (EPS) for the three months, lower than the consensus estimate (set at 0.23) by -0.03. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.12 per share during the current fiscal year.

Gerdau S.A. ADR’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -33.17% and is forecasted to reach 0.47 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will decrease by -1.48% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 19.48% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.

Gerdau S.A. ADR (NYSE: GGB) Trading Performance Indicators

Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Gerdau S.A. ADR (GGB). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 1.29. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 0.12. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $6.46, and its Beta score is 1.79. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 0.38. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 7.20.

In the same vein, GGB’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 0.58, a figure that is expected to reach 0.12 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 0.47 at the market close of one year from today.

Technical Analysis of Gerdau S.A. ADR (GGB)

If we take a close look at the recent performances of Gerdau S.A. ADR (NYSE: GGB), its last 5-days Average volume was 13.35 million that shows progress from its year to date volume of 8.4 million. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 67.68% While, its Average True Range was 0.12.

Raw Stochastic average of Gerdau S.A. ADR (GGB) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 43.44%, which indicates a major fall in contrast to 58.20% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 42.82% that was higher than 32.91% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.