Ratio Review: Analyzing Gerdau S.A. ADR (GGB)’s Price-to-Cash and Price-to-Free Cash Flow

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After finishing at $3.28 in the prior trading day, Gerdau S.A. ADR (NYSE: GGB) closed at $3.16, down -3.66%. In other words, the price has decreased by -$3.66 from its previous closing price. On the day, 5.25 million shares were traded. GGB stock price reached its highest trading level at $3.22 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $3.15.


Our goal is to gain a better understanding of GGB by taking a closer look at its different ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 3.68 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 6.11. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 1.29 and its Current Ratio is at 2.79. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.24 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.20.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for the company, BofA Securities on May 24, 2024, Upgraded its rating to Buy and sets its target price to $5 from $4.50 previously.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, GGB now has a Market Capitalization of 6647407616 and an Enterprise Value of 13271804928. As of this moment, Gerdau’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 5.49, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 6.39. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 0.33 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 0.64. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 0.2 whereas that against EBITDA is 1.423.

Stock Price History:

The Beta on a monthly basis for GGB is 1.76, which has changed by -0.26225674 over the last 52 weeks, in comparison to a change of 0.23232913 over the same period for the S&P500. Over the past 52 weeks, GGB has reached a high of $5.04, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $3.21. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is -13.15%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be -15.72%.

Shares Statistics:

The stock has traded on average 9.67M shares per day over the past 3-months and 6743340 shares per day over the last 10 days, according to various share statistics. A total of 1.38B shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 1.38B. Insiders hold about 0.00% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 24.85% stake in the company. Shares short for GGB as of 1715731200 were 7834566 with a Short Ratio of 0.81, compared to 1713139200 on 3908251.

Dividends & Splits

In the trailing 12 months, GGB’s forward annual dividend rate was 1.113, compared to 0.07 this year. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.33932927The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 6.57. The current Payout Ratio is 33.56% for GGB, which recently paid a dividend on 2024-05-17 with an ex-dividend date of 1715904000. Stock splits for the company last occurred on 2024-04-18 when the company split stock in a 6:5 ratio.

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