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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.16
STLD's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
69% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. STLD: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
STLD' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.06 Max: N/A
Current: 0.16
Equity to Asset 0.43
STLD's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
54% of the 435 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. STLD: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
STLD' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.40 Max: 0.57
Current: 0.43
0.29
0.57
Interest Coverage 2.33
STLD's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
81% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 13.96 vs. STLD: 2.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
STLD' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.8  Med: 3.72 Max: 20.53
Current: 2.33
0.8
20.53
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.94
M-Score: -3.32
WACC vs ROIC
7.83%
3.29%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 3.20
STLD's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. STLD: 3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
STLD' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -16700  Med: 10.13 Max: 23.63
Current: 3.2
-16700
23.63
Net-margin (%) 1.22
STLD's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 533 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. STLD: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
STLD' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -19900  Med: 5.26 Max: 13.77
Current: 1.22
-19900
13.77
ROE (%) 3.71
STLD's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.12 vs. STLD: 3.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
STLD' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -6.04  Med: 10.61 Max: 41.18
Current: 3.71
-6.04
41.18
ROA (%) 1.57
STLD's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. STLD: 1.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
STLD' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -2.35  Med: 4.15 Max: 19.81
Current: 1.57
-2.35
19.81
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 5.33
STLD's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 538 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 4.71 vs. STLD: 5.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
STLD' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.37  Med: 11.20 Max: 40.47
Current: 5.33
2.37
40.47
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 2.20
STLD's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. STLD: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
STLD' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 12.30 Max: 57.7
Current: 2.2
0
57.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -12.50
STLD's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -3.60 vs. STLD: -12.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
STLD' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -22.4  Med: 14.75 Max: 91.1
Current: -12.5
-22.4
91.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -18.00
STLD's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -7.50 vs. STLD: -18.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
STLD' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -50  Med: 9.60 Max: 303.1
Current: -18
-50
303.1
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

STLD Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 56,572 sh (+18.81%)
RS Investment Management 1,936,957 sh (+15.15%)
Chuck Royce 540,721 sh (unchged)
David Dreman Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Ray Dalio 19,754 sh (-79.79%)
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Q4 2014

STLD Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Steven Cohen 1,286,800 sh (New)
Jim Simons 375,848 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 65,254 sh (+230.33%)
RS Investment Management 2,583,313 sh (+33.37%)
Chuck Royce 411,521 sh (-23.89%)
Paul Tudor Jones 40,825 sh (-27.84%)
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Q1 2015

STLD Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 69,049 sh (+69.13%)
Jim Simons 510,200 sh (+35.75%)
Steven Cohen 1,604,600 sh (+24.70%)
Chuck Royce 369,121 sh (-10.30%)
RS Investment Management 1,600,181 sh (-38.06%)
Ray Dalio 24,854 sh (-61.91%)
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Q2 2015

STLD Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Joel Greenblatt 118,189 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 37,261 sh (New)
John Burbank 11,366 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 2,255,588 sh (+40.96%)
RS Investment Management 2,255,588 sh (+40.96%)
Paul Tudor Jones 95,000 sh (+37.58%)
Steven Cohen 1,913,100 sh (+19.23%)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Chuck Royce 332,821 sh (-9.83%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 42.73
STLD's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
81% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 14.40 vs. STLD: 42.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
STLD' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 1.88  Med: 14.11 Max: 48.94
Current: 42.73
1.88
48.94
Forward P/E 11.22
STLD's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
54% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 11.70 vs. STLD: 11.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 43.60
STLD's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
82% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 14.40 vs. STLD: 43.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
STLD' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 1.88  Med: 14.20 Max: 49.27
Current: 43.6
1.88
49.27
P/B 1.60
STLD's P/B is ranked lower than
81% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.71 vs. STLD: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
STLD' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.7  Med: 1.69 Max: 4.9
Current: 1.6
0.7
4.9
P/S 0.52
STLD's P/S is ranked lower than
65% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. STLD: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
STLD' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.62 Max: 1.5
Current: 0.52
0.15
1.5
PFCF 4.68
STLD's PFCF is ranked higher than
70% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 8.17 vs. STLD: 4.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
STLD' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.43  Med: 15.21 Max: 358.6
Current: 4.68
3.43
358.6
POCF 4.21
STLD's POCF is ranked higher than
68% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 6.41 vs. STLD: 4.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
STLD' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.73  Med: 8.29 Max: 44.28
Current: 4.21
1.73
44.28
EV-to-EBIT 27.24
STLD's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
75% of the 364 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 12.62 vs. STLD: 27.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
STLD' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -115.6  Med: 10.90 Max: 55.1
Current: 27.24
-115.6
55.1
PEG 12.46
STLD's PEG is ranked lower than
89% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. STLD: 12.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
STLD' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.27 Max: 15.7
Current: 12.46
0.05
15.7
Shiller P/E 23.42
STLD's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
69% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 13.15 vs. STLD: 23.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
STLD' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 3.61  Med: 15.28 Max: 39.3
Current: 23.42
3.61
39.3
Current Ratio 3.71
STLD's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 446 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. STLD: 3.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
STLD' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.6  Med: 2.69 Max: 4.19
Current: 3.71
0.6
4.19
Quick Ratio 1.86
STLD's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 446 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. STLD: 1.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
STLD' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.35 Max: 1.95
Current: 1.86
0.23
1.95
Days Inventory 67.31
STLD's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
57% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 75.00 vs. STLD: 67.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
STLD' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 51.36  Med: 72.96 Max: 96.18
Current: 67.31
51.36
96.18
Days Sales Outstanding 31.64
STLD's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
72% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 54.16 vs. STLD: 31.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
STLD' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 22.72  Med: 39.14 Max: 365
Current: 31.64
22.72
365

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.61
STLD's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
52% of the 536 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. STLD: 2.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
STLD' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.38  Med: 2.05 Max: 5.74
Current: 2.61
0.38
5.74
Dividend Payout 1.13
STLD's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
76% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. STLD: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
STLD' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.25 Max: 2.27
Current: 1.13
0.06
2.27
Dividend growth (3y) 4.80
STLD's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
65% of the 222 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -11.60 vs. STLD: 4.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
STLD' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 58.7
Current: 4.8
0
58.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.29
STLD's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
72% of the 546 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.58 vs. STLD: 4.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
STLD' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.63  Med: 3.39 Max: 9.54
Current: 4.29
0.63
9.54
Share Buyback Rate -0.90
STLD's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
54% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. STLD: -0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
STLD' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.5  Med: -0.90 Max: -15
Current: -0.9

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.60
STLD's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
87% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.77 vs. STLD: 2.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
STLD' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.03  Med: 2.41 Max: 13.81
Current: 2.6
1.03
13.81
Price/Projected FCF 0.96
STLD's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
69% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. STLD: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
STLD' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.38  Med: 1.07 Max: 39.77
Current: 0.96
0.38
39.77
Price/Median PS Value 0.86
STLD's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
56% of the 481 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. STLD: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
STLD' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.39  Med: 1.27 Max: 4.78
Current: 0.86
0.39
4.78
Price/Graham Number 2.40
STLD's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
90% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.67 vs. STLD: 2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
STLD' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.41 Max: 25.52
Current: 2.4
0.49
25.52
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.63
STLD's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. STLD: 3.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
STLD' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.8  Med: 9.10 Max: 29.7
Current: 3.63
1.8
29.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 2.65
STLD's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -6.32 vs. STLD: 2.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
STLD' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -8.8  Med: 12.00 Max: 58.6
Current: 2.65
-8.8
58.6

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 8,315 8,739 9,137
EPS($) 1.16 1.75 2.01
EPS without NRI($) 1.16 1.75 2.01

Business Description

Industry: Steel » Steel
Compare:TS, NSSMY, SID, PKX, GGB » details
Traded in other countries:STLD.Mexico, SD5.Germany,
Steel Dynamics Inc is incorporated in Indiana in 1993. The Company is a steel producer and metals recycler in the United States. The Company manufactures and sells steel products. It is also engaged in processing and sale of recycled ferrous and nonferrous metals, fabrication and sale of steel joist and decking products. Its segments are steel operations, metals recycling and ferrous resources operations, and steel fabrication operations. The Steel operations segment consist of five electric arc furnace mini-mills, producing steel from steel scrap, utilizing continuous casting, automated rolling mills, and various downstream finishing facilities. The steel operations sell directly to end users and service centers. These products are used in numerous industry sectors, including the automotive, agriculture, construction, commercial, transportation, energy, and industrial machinery markets. Sheet Products segment consists of Flat Roll Division sells a broad range of sheet steel products, such as hot rolled, cold rolled and coated steel products, including a large variety of specialty products such as light gauge hot rolled, galvanized, Galvalume(r) and painted products. The Techs operations comprised of three galvanizing lines, also sells specialized galvanized sheet steels used in non-automotive applications. Long Products segment consists of Structural and Rail Division sells structural steel beams and pilings and a variety of standard strength carbon and intermediate alloy hardness rail for the railroad industry. The Engineered Bar Products Division sells special bar quality and merchant bar quality rounds and round-cornered squares. Its Roanoke Bar Division sells merchant steel products, including angles, plain rounds, flats and channels, and billets. Steel of West Virginia sells merchant beams, channels and specialty structural steel sections. Metals Recycling and Ferrous Resources Operations segment includes its metals recycling operations, liquid pig iron production facility, and Minnesota iron operations. The metals recycling operations represent its metals sourcing and processing operations. The metals recycling operations sell ferrous metals to steel mills and foundries, and nonferrous metals, such as copper, brass, aluminum and stainless steel to ingot manufacturers, copper refineries and mills, smelters, and specialty mills. Ferrous resource operations consist of two iron making initiatives: Iron Dynamics (IDI), a liquid pig iron production facility, and Minnesota iron operations, consisting of an iron nugget production facility and operations to supply the nugget facility with its primary raw material, iron concentrate. IDI produces liquid pig iron, which is used as a scrap substitute raw material input exclusively at Flat Roll Division. The steel fabrication operations include six New Millennium Building Systems plants, which fabricate steel joists, trusses, girders, and decking used within the non-residential construc
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