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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 : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.27
GGB's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
52% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. GGB: 0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
GGB' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.25 Max: 2.35
Current: 0.27
0.04
2.35
Equity-to-Asset 0.46
GGB's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
50% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. GGB: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
GGB' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.42 Max: 0.56
Current: 0.46
0.22
0.56
Debt-to-Equity 0.80
GGB's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
59% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. GGB: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
GGB' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.79 Max: 2.43
Current: 0.8
0.28
2.43
Interest Coverage 1.61
GGB's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
80% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 10.44 vs. GGB: 1.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GGB' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 2.95 Max: 4.94
Current: 1.61
0.66
4.94
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 1.37
Beneish M-Score: -2.60
WACC vs ROIC
10.41%
-0.77%
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 : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 6.79
GGB's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
69% of the 554 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.63 vs. GGB: 6.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
GGB' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.19  Med: 6.48 Max: 19.1
Current: 6.79
3.19
19.1
Net Margin % -5.96
GGB's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
83% of the 556 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. GGB: -5.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
GGB' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.44  Med: 4.1 Max: 11.6
Current: -5.96
-10.44
11.6
ROE % -8.08
GGB's ROE % is ranked lower than
85% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 5.54 vs. GGB: -8.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
GGB' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.25  Med: 5.65 Max: 30.48
Current: -8.08
-14.25
30.48
ROA % -3.73
GGB's ROA % is ranked lower than
81% of the 563 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. GGB: -3.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
GGB' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.84  Med: 2.81 Max: 9.8
Current: -3.73
-6.84
9.8
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -1.89
GGB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
79% of the 560 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 8.09 vs. GGB: -1.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
GGB' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.51  Med: 8.77 Max: 32.23
Current: -1.89
-14.51
32.23
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -1.80
GGB's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
66% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -5.40 vs. GGB: -1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
GGB' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.5  Med: 12.15 Max: 51.4
Current: -1.8
-10.5
51.4
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -30.10
GGB's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
92% of the 423 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. GGB: -30.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
GGB' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.1  Med: 10.6 Max: 67.6
Current: -30.1
-30.1
67.6
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Business Description

Industry: Steel » Steel    NAICS: 331513 
Compare:BSP:USIM3, BSP:GOAU3, BSP:FESA3, BSP:PATI3, BSP:TKNO4, BSP:MGEL4 » details
Traded in other countries:GGBR3.Brazil, GDUB.Germany, GGBN.Mexico, XGGB.Spain,
Headquarter Location:Brazil
Gerdau SA is engaged in the production and commercialization of steel products. The company's mills located in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Spain, the United States, Guatemala, India, Mexico, Peru, among others.

Gerdau SA produces steel and steel products. It operates in civil construction, agriculture, automotive, iron ore, exports, research and development and home steel products sectors. Its offers products such as nails, rebar, columns, billets, slabs, piatina, tribar tutor, mechanical construction bars, reinforced steel locks. The company has operations in Asia, Americas and Europe. It mainly distributes its products in North America and Brazil.

Top Ranked Articles about Gerdau SA

GERDAU S.A. - Consolidated Information

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PB Ratio 0.75
GGB's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 501 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. GGB: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
GGB' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 1.12 Max: 2.98
Current: 0.75
0.18
2.98
PS Ratio 0.58
GGB's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. GGB: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
GGB' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.71 Max: 1.65
Current: 0.58
0.13
1.65
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 17.54
GGB's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
54% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 10.66 vs. GGB: 17.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
GGB' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.19  Med: 14.57 Max: 2408.89
Current: 17.54
1.19
2408.89
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 9.30
GGB's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
65% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 8.18 vs. GGB: 9.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
GGB' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.79  Med: 6.51 Max: 20.77
Current: 9.3
0.79
20.77
EV-to-EBIT -65.67
GGB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 12.52 vs. GGB: -65.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GGB' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -628.7  Med: 10.8 Max: 62.2
Current: -65.67
-628.7
62.2
EV-to-EBITDA 19.22
GGB's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
68% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 9.64 vs. GGB: 19.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
GGB' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.1  Med: 7.8 Max: 27.8
Current: 19.22
-29.1
27.8
EV-to-Revenue 1.00
GGB's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
51% of the 548 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. GGB: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
GGB' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 1.1 Max: 2.3
Current: 1
0.6
2.3
Shiller PE Ratio 32.67
GGB's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 15.75 vs. GGB: 32.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
GGB' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.82  Med: 13.04 Max: 37.03
Current: 32.67
3.82
37.03
Current Ratio 2.08
GGB's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 546 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. GGB: 2.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GGB' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.91  Med: 2.27 Max: 3.03
Current: 2.08
0.91
3.03
Quick Ratio 1.27
GGB's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 546 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. GGB: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GGB' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.3 Max: 2.02
Current: 1.27
0.54
2.02
Days Inventory 77.72
GGB's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
54% of the 521 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 72.68 vs. GGB: 77.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
GGB' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 77.72  Med: 89.01 Max: 132.14
Current: 77.72
77.72
132.14
Days Sales Outstanding 40.95
GGB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
68% of the 434 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 58.40 vs. GGB: 40.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GGB' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.09  Med: 36.9 Max: 40.95
Current: 40.95
32.09
40.95
Days Payable 35.17
GGB's Days Payable is ranked lower than
63% of the 405 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 47.81 vs. GGB: 35.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
GGB' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.16  Med: 33.6 Max: 40.81
Current: 35.17
25.16
40.81

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 0.59
GGB's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
90% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. GGB: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
GGB' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 2.13 Max: 6.63
Current: 0.59
0.37
6.63
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -32.10
GGB's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
68% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -3.90 vs. GGB: -32.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
GGB' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -28.55 Max: 53.6
Current: -32.1
0
53.6
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.70
GGB's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
81% of the 443 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. GGB: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.18
GGB's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
97% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. GGB: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
GGB' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.65 Max: 2.01
Current: 0.18
0.11
2.01
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.20
GGB's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. GGB: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
GGB' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.5  Med: -0.3 Max: 12.7
Current: 0.2
-14.5
12.7

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.33
GGB's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
57% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. GGB: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
GGB' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.92 Max: 7.82
Current: 1.33
0.53
7.82
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.55
GGB's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. GGB: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
GGB' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.84 Max: 3.5
Current: 0.55
0.19
3.5
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.77
GGB's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. GGB: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
GGB' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.76 Max: 2.25
Current: 0.77
0.25
2.25
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -1.54
GGB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
78% of the 563 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 5.84 vs. GGB: -1.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
GGB' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.3  Med: 7.1 Max: 32.7
Current: -1.54
-18.3
32.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -7.78
GGB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
61% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. GGB: -7.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
GGB' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.1  Med: -2.5 Max: 37.5
Current: -7.78
-12.1
37.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $10,729.88
EPS (TTM) $ -0.36
Beta3.51
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $2.57 - 4.39
Shares Outstanding (Mil)1,709.15 (ADR)

Analyst Estimate

Dec17
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) -0.11
EPS without NRI ($) -0.11
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
-211.63%
Dividends per Share ($) 0.05
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Seeking Value in Brazil: Gerdau Jun 06 2017 
GERDAU S.A. - Consolidated Information May 04 2017 
7 Stocks Outperforming the Market Jan 12 2017 
Majority of Howard Marks' New Investments Were in Commodity-Related Stocks Feb 16 2016 
Gerdau Is A Good Stock At 52-week Low May 30 2015 
Here's Why Investors Should Consider Gerdau for the Long Run May 30 2015 
Here's Why Investors Should Consider Gerdau for the Long Run May 29 2015 
Gerdau: A Risky Investment in the Current Steel Market Apr 30 2015 
Why This Steelmaker Can Get Better Going Forward Apr 17 2015 
Is This Steelmaker's Turnaround a Possibility? Jan 12 2015 

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