The share price of ArcelorMittal [NYSE: MT] inclined by $17.17, presently trading at $17.02. The company’s shares saw 35.83% gains compared to the lowest price in the period of the last 52 weeks, set at $12.53 recorded on 11/07/19. The last few days have been tough to the share price as MT jumped by +8.29% during the last week, even though the stock is still down by -1.44% compared to 1.31 of all time high it touched on 11/07/19. However, the stock had a strong performance during the past 3 months, roughly gaining 31.17%, while additionally dropping -33.48% during the last 12 months. ArcelorMittal is said to have a 12-month price target set at $22.75. That means that the stock has a strong potential to acquire 5.73% increase from the current trading price.

ArcelorMittal [NYSE:MT]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Its stock price has been found in the range of 12.53 to 26.10. This is compared to its latest closing price of $17.17.

Keep looking out for the next-scheduled quarterly financial results that this company is expected to put out, which is slated to occur on Coming Soon..   ).

Fundamental Analysis of ArcelorMittal [MT]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for ArcelorMittal [MT] sitting at +9.91 and its Gross Margin at +13.15, this company’s Net Margin is now 2.70%. These metrics indicate that this company is not generating as much profit, after accounting for expenses, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 13.54, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 12.60%. Its Return on Equity is 12.63, and its Return on Assets is 5.79. These metrics suggest that this ArcelorMittal does a poor job of managing its assets, and likely won’t be able to provide successful business outcomes for its investors in the near term.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, ArcelorMittal [MT] has generated a

Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 29.66. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 22.88, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 13.68. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 10.97, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 22.14.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 2.64 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 1.25. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 0.35, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.37. ArcelorMittal [MT] has a Price to Book Ratio of 0.50, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 5.21 and P/E Ratio of 8.46. These metrics all suggest that ArcelorMittal is more likely to generate a positive ROI.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, ArcelorMittal [MT] earns $308,366 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 13.05 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.85. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 0.50 and its Current Ratio is 1.38. This company is not investing its short-term assets in an optimally efficient way, making it a riskier investment.

ArcelorMittal [MT] has 953.31M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $16.37B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 12.53 to 26.10. At its current price, it has moved down by -34.80% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 35.83% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 2.76, which indicates that it is 2.74% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 62.25. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is ArcelorMittal [MT] a Reliable Buy?

ArcelorMittal [MT] stock is presenting a less attractive investment opportunity when compared to similarly-sized corporations in the same industry. The price performance of these shares has not shown much promise, and the financial results that this company has recently delivered present a highly risky investment.