|Bid||3.6500 x 800|
|Ask||3.6600 x 42300|
|Day's Range||3.5800 - 3.7100|
|52 Week Range||3.2800 - 4.7100|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.64|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||43.73|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.07 (2.07%)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
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Causeway Capital Management leader Sarah Ketterer (Trades, Portfolio) revealed 10 new positions when she released her first-quarter portfolio earlier this week. Warning! GuruFocus has detected 7 Warning Signs with LIN. Based on these criteria, Ketterer's top five new buys for the quarter were Linde PLC (LIN), Merck & Co. Inc. (MRK), Gerdau SA (GGB), the iShares MSCI Emerging Index Fund (EEM) and Telefonica Brasil SA (VIV).
Brazilian steelmaker Gerdau on Wednesday reported a net income in the first quarter of 453 million reais ($114.11 million), roughly flat compared to the same period last year, in which the company benefited from high international prices. The volume of steel produced decreased 20 percent to 3.3 billion tons compared to a year earlier, which the company attributed to the recent divestment of less profitable operations in Chile, India and the United States.
While the market driven by short-term sentiment influenced by uncertainty regarding the future of the interest rate environment in the US, declining oil prices and the trade war with China, many smart money investors kept their optimism regarding the current bull run in the fourth quarter, while still hedging many of their long positions. However, […]
The trade agreement between the U.S. and China, which is expected to be finalized by March 27, should drive the price of basic materials higher. Warning! GuruFocus has detected 1 Warning Sign with GGB. In light of this, investors should added to their holdings of publicly traded companies operating in the basic materials sector because their revenues will likely increase on higher pricing for basic materials, pushing share prices upward.
Brazilian steelmaker Gerdau SA plans to invest 300 million reais through 2021 to implement a mining process known as dry stacking in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, an executive said on an earnings ...
Canadian marijuana producer Aphria Inc. (APHA) has urged its shareholders to “take no action” after cannabis retailer Green Growth Brands Inc. (GGB) tabled another hostile bid for the company. In a press release, Aphria complained that the terms of Green Growth’s latest all-stock takeover offer were “identical” to the unsolicited proposal it made on Dec. 27. Aphria said an independent committee of its board will now evaluate Green Growth’s latest offer before making any formal recommendation and asked shareholders to sit tight while it makes its decision.
Rating Action: Moody's upgrades Gerdau to Ba1; positive outlook. Global Credit Research- 12 Dec 2018. New York, December 12, 2018-- Moody's Investors Service upgraded to Ba1 from Ba2 Gerdau S.A.' s corporate ...
The Mexican peso rallied on Monday after authorities offered to buy back bonds tied to a scrapped airport project, while a trade truce between the United States and China offered relief to emerging market ...
The dampening effect of the U.S. economy could be reflected in dollar performance, giving emerging economies space to shrug off huge debts that are denominated in dollar.
A slowdown in steel demand in China, the world's top consumer, amid a cooling Chinese economy is a major concern for the steel industry.
Brazilian steelmaker Gerdau SA , which has significant operations in the United States, expects its U.S. bottom line to continue benefiting from import tariffs on the metal and is looking to expand its output there, but is struggling to find workers to fill jobs. "We struggle even to find drivers for our trucks," said Gustavo Werneck, Gerdau's chief executive officer, referring to its U.S. plants, in a meeting with analysts on Thursday. U.S. President Donald Trump has imposed tariffs on imports of steel from China and other countries and implemented trade restrictions on Brazilian steel but Gerdau is able to bypass these limits because it operates plants directly in the United States.
Brazilian steelmaker Gerdau SA , which has significant operations in the United States, said on Thursday that it wants to expand production in the United States but cannot find enough workers to fill jobs. "Our main difficulty is finding workers," said Gustavo Werneck, the chief executive officer, referring to its U.S. plants. Werneck in a meeting with analysts added that he expects spreads, the difference between the cost of buying raw materials and selling the steel, to remain high in 2019.
Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") confirmed Commercial Metals Company's (CMC) Corporate Family Rating (CFR) and its Probability of Default Rating at Ba1 and Ba1-PD respectively. Moody's also confirmed the Ba2 rating on the senior unsecured notes due in 2023 and 2027 and upgraded to Ba2 from Ba3 the senior unsecured notes due April 15, 2026. The rating on the senior unsecured shelf was confirmed at (P)Ba2.