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Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co ROA %

: 22.33% (As of Jun. 2022)
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ROA % is calculated as Net Income divided by its average Total Assets over a certain period of time. Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co's annualized Net Income for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was $2,291 Mil. Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co's average Total Assets over the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was $10,258 Mil. Therefore, Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co's annualized ROA % for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was 22.33%.

The historical rank and industry rank for Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co's ROA % or its related term are showing as below:

RS' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.17   Med: 5.97   Max: 19.83
Current: 19.83

During the past 13 years, Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co's highest ROA % was 19.83%. The lowest was 4.17%. And the median was 5.97%.

RS's ROA % is ranked better than
88.7% of 593 companies
in the Steel industry
Industry Median: 5.97 vs RS: 19.83

Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co ROA % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co's ROA % can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

* Premium members only.

Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
ROA %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 8.09 8.02 8.67 4.55 16.02

Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co Quarterly Data
Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
ROA % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 15.06 17.41 17.94 21.30 22.33

Competitive Comparison

For the Steel subindustry, Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co's ROA %, along with its competitors' market caps and ROA % data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co ROA % Distribution

For the Steel industry and Basic Materials sector, Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co's ROA % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co's ROA % falls into.



Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co ROA % Calculation

Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co's annualized ROA % for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as:

ROA %=Net Income (A: Dec. 2021 )/( (Total Assets (A: Dec. 2020 )+Total Assets (A: Dec. 2021 ))/ count )
=1413/( (8106.8+9536)/ 2 )
=1413/8821.4
=16.02 %

Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co's annualized ROA % for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 is calculated as:

ROA %=Net Income (Q: Jun. 2022 )/( (Total Assets (Q: Mar. 2022 )+Total Assets (Q: Jun. 2022 ))/ count )
=2291.2/( (10114.2+10402.7)/ 2 )
=2291.2/10258.45
=22.33 %

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

In the calculation of annual ROA %, the net income of the last fiscal year and the average total assets over the fiscal year are used. In calculating the quarterly data, the Net Income data used here is four times the quarterly (Jun. 2022) net income data. ROA % is displayed in the 30-year financial page.


Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co  (NYSE:RS) ROA % Explanation

ROA % measures the rate of return on the total assets (shareholder equity plus liabilities). It measures a firm's efficiency at generating profits from shareholders' equity plus its liabilities. ROA % shows how well a company uses what it has to generate earnings. ROA %s can vary drastically across industries. Therefore, ROA % should not be used to compare companies in different industries. For retailers, a ROA % of higher than 5% is expected. For example, Wal-Mart (WMT) has a ROA % of about 8% as of 2012. For banks, ROA % is close to their interest spread. A bank’s ROA % is typically well under 2%.

Similar to ROE, ROA % is affected by profit margins and asset turnover. This can be seen from the Du Pont Formula:

ROA %(Q: Jun. 2022 )
=Net Income/Total Assets
=2291.2/10258.45
=(Net Income / Revenue)*(Revenue / Total Assets)
=(2291.2 / 18724.8)*(18724.8 / 10258.45)
=Net Margin %*Asset Turnover
=12.24 %*1.8253
=22.33 %

Note: The Net Income data used here is four times the quarterly (Jun. 2022) net income data. The Revenue data used here is four times the quarterly (Jun. 2022) revenue data.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Be Aware

Like ROE, ROA % is calculated with only 12 months data. Fluctuations in the company's earnings or business cycles can affect the ratio drastically. It is important to look at the ratio from a long term perspective. ROA % can be affected by events such as stock buyback or issuance, and by goodwill, a company's tax rate and its interest payment. ROA % may not reflect the true earning power of the assets. A more accurate measurement is ROC % (ROC).

Many analysts argue the higher return the better. Buffett states that really high ROA % may indicate vulnerability in the durability of the competitive advantage.

E.g. Raising $43b to take on KO is impossible, but $1.7b to take on Moody's is. Although Moody's ROA % and underlying economics is far superior to Coca Cola, the durability is far weaker because of lower entry cost.


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Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co Business Description

Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co logo
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
350 South Grand Avenue, Suite 5100, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 90071
Reliance Steel & Aluminum is a metal service center in the United States, providing metal processing and inventory management services for carbon and stainless steel, aluminum, and alloys. The company provides over 100,000 product types to approximately more than 125,000 customers. Reliance predominantly supplies the nonresidential construction, automotive, aerospace, energy, transportation, and heavy equipment end markets. Its product offerings comprise alloy, aluminum, brass, copper, carbon steel, stainless steel, titanium, and specialty steel products.
Executives
Dellaquila Frank J director EMERSON ELECTRIC CO. 8000 W. FLORISSANT AVENUE ST. LOUIS MO 63136
Stotlar Douglas director C/O LSC COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 191 N. WACKER DRIVE, SUITE 1400 CHICAGO IL 60606
Seeger David W director 227 WEST MONROE STREET, SUITE 2600 CHICAGO IL 60606
Baldwin Lisa director 350 SOUTH GRAND AVENUE, SUITE 5100 LOS ANGELES CA 90071
Mcevoy Robert Ambrose director 350 SOUTH GRAND AVENUE, SUITE 5100 LOS ANGELES CA 90071
Figueroa John G. director 350 SOUTH GRAND AVENUE SUITE 5100 LOS ANGELES CA 90071
Colonias Karen Winifred director 5956 W. LAS POSITAS BLVD. PLEASANTON CA 94588
Kaminski Mark V director C/O COMMONWEALTH INDUSTRIES INC 500 WEST JEFFERSON SUITE 1900 LOUISVILLE KY 40202
Sharkey Andrew G Iii director 350 S. GRAND AVENUE, SUITE 5100 LOS ANGELES CA 90071
Lewis Karla R director, officer: President 350 S GRAND AVE STE 5100 LOS ANGELES CA 90071
Sales William K Jr officer: Special Advisor RELIANCE STEEL & ALUMINUM CO 350 S. GRAND AVE., SUITE 5100 LOS ANGELES CA 90071
Mollins Sean Michael officer: SVP, Operations 350 SOUTH GRAND AVENUE, SUITE 5100 LOS ANGELES CA 90071
Smith William A Ii officer: SVP, General Counsel, Corp Sec 350 S. GRAND AVE. SUITE 5100 LOS ANGELES CA 90071
Hoffman James Donald director, officer: CEO 350 S. GRAND AVE., STE 5100 LOS ANGELES CA 90071
Koch Stephen Paul officer: Sr. VP, Operations 350 S. GRAND AVE., STE. 5100 LOS ANGELES CA 90071

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