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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 : 9/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
FRD's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
100% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. FRD: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
FRD' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 477.36 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.96
FRD's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
98% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. FRD: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
FRD' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 0.73 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.96
0.55
0.96
Interest Coverage No Debt
FRD's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
100% of the 425 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 9.37 vs. FRD: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
FRD' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 74.16  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 10.42
Beneish M-Score: -6.03
WACC vs ROIC
6.28%
-4.94%
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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % -6.22
FRD's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
82% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.56 vs. FRD: -6.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
FRD' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.22  Med: 4.24 Max: 9.9
Current: -6.22
-6.22
9.9
Net Margin % -3.89
FRD's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
78% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. FRD: -3.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
FRD' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.89  Med: 3.01 Max: 6.55
Current: -3.89
-3.89
6.55
ROE % -4.55
FRD's ROE % is ranked lower than
78% of the 520 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.58 vs. FRD: -4.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
FRD' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.55  Med: 9.99 Max: 27.06
Current: -4.55
-4.55
27.06
ROA % -4.27
FRD's ROA % is ranked lower than
82% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. FRD: -4.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
FRD' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.27  Med: 7.32 Max: 21.46
Current: -4.27
-4.27
21.46
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -7.98
FRD's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
88% of the 548 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 6.36 vs. FRD: -7.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
FRD' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.98  Med: 16.83 Max: 47.23
Current: -7.98
-7.98
47.23
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -15.70
FRD's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
78% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -5.40 vs. FRD: -15.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
FRD' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.3  Med: -0.2 Max: 28
Current: -15.7
-31.3
28
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -46.10
FRD's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
95% of the 387 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. FRD: -46.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
FRD' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -46.1  Med: -7.2 Max: 62.5
Current: -46.1
-46.1
62.5
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -64.60
FRD's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
98% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. FRD: -64.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
FRD' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -64.6  Med: -7.4 Max: 108
Current: -64.6
-64.6
108
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Business Description

Industry: Steel » Steel    NAICS: 331110    SIC: 3312
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Headquarter Location:USA
Friedman Industries Inc is engaged in steel processing, pipe manufacturing and processing and steel and pipe distribution. The Company has two product groups coil and tubular products.

Friedman Industries Inc was incorporated in 1965. The Company is engaged in the pipe manufacturing, steel coil processing and steel and pipe distribution in the United States. The Company purchases hot-rolled steel coils; processes the coils into flat, finished sheet, and plate; and sells these products on a wholesale basis, as well as processes customer-owned coils on a fee basis. It also manufactures, purchases, processes, and markets tubular products, including line and oil country pipes, as well as pipes for structural and piling purposes. The Company sells its coil products and processing services to steel distributors, and customers fabricating steel products, such as storage tanks, steel buildings, farm machinery and equipment, construction equipment, transportation equipment, conveyors, and other similar products; and tubular products to steel and pipe distributors, and piling contractors through its own sales force. The Company competes with steel mills, importers and steel service centers.

Ratios

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industry
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history
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 56.04
FRD's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
92% of the 216 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 12.17 vs. FRD: 56.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
FRD' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.17  Med: 9.7 Max: 73.54
Current: 56.04
1.17
73.54
PB Ratio 0.60
FRD's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 515 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. FRD: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
FRD' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 0.9 Max: 1.96
Current: 0.6
0.47
1.96
PS Ratio 0.50
FRD's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 536 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. FRD: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
FRD' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.45 Max: 0.66
Current: 0.5
0.12
0.66
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 20.37
FRD's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
87% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 8.45 vs. FRD: 20.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
FRD' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.13  Med: 11.19 Max: 2485
Current: 20.37
1.13
2485
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 13.69
FRD's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
84% of the 247 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 6.94 vs. FRD: 13.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
FRD' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 9.23 Max: 541.58
Current: 13.69
1.04
541.58
EV-to-EBIT -7.03
FRD's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 14.04 vs. FRD: -7.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FRD' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.4  Med: 5.2 Max: 1711.2
Current: -7.03
-18.4
1711.2
EV-to-EBITDA -10.88
FRD's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 582 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 11.07 vs. FRD: -10.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
FRD' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27  Med: 4.6 Max: 23.4
Current: -10.88
-27
23.4
Shiller PE Ratio 7.55
FRD's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 19.66 vs. FRD: 7.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
FRD' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.21  Med: 8.97 Max: 20.86
Current: 7.55
5.21
20.86
Current Ratio 19.73
FRD's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. FRD: 19.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
FRD' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.22  Med: 4.49 Max: 23.58
Current: 19.73
2.22
23.58
Quick Ratio 4.78
FRD's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. FRD: 4.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FRD' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.79  Med: 1.61 Max: 9.63
Current: 4.78
0.79
9.63
Days Inventory 193.06
FRD's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
90% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 78.80 vs. FRD: 193.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
FRD' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 49.42  Med: 102.09 Max: 196.38
Current: 193.06
49.42
196.38
Days Sales Outstanding 24.76
FRD's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
80% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 59.28 vs. FRD: 24.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
FRD' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.73  Med: 30.46 Max: 48.68
Current: 24.76
8.73
48.68

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield % 0.74
FRD's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
88% of the 443 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. FRD: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
FRD' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 3.55 Max: 9.49
Current: 0.74
0.57
9.49
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -57.50
FRD's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
75% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -3.90 vs. FRD: -57.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
FRD' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -33.5 Max: 440.6
Current: -57.5
0
440.6
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.73
FRD's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
91% of the 427 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. FRD: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.09
FRD's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
99% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. FRD: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
FRD' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.41 Max: 1.09
Current: 0.09
0.07
1.09

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Net-Cash 12.00
FRD's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked lower than
66% of the 44 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 5.24 vs. FRD: 12.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
FRD' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 7.45 Max: 69.44
Current: 12
1.39
69.44
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 0.86
FRD's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. FRD: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
FRD' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.79  Med: 1.33 Max: 3.08
Current: 0.86
0.79
3.08
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.60
FRD's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
67% of the 495 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. FRD: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
FRD' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 1 Max: 2.31
Current: 0.6
0.58
2.31
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.68
FRD's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
54% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. FRD: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
FRD' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.71 Max: 2.51
Current: 0.68
0.28
2.51
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.12
FRD's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
53% of the 495 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. FRD: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
FRD' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.57 Max: 1.38
Current: 1.12
0.36
1.38
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -14.23
FRD's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
91% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. FRD: -14.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
FRD' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.23  Med: 18.1 Max: 214.8
Current: -14.23
-14.23
214.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -39.33
FRD's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
92% of the 289 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -1.52 vs. FRD: -39.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
FRD' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.4  Med: 9.9 Max: 55.5
Current: -39.33
-39.4
55.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $72.65
EPS (TTM) $ -0.41
Beta0.67
Short Percentage of Float0.57%
52-Week Range $5.00 - 7.29
Shares Outstanding (Mil)7.01
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