In a report released today, Carlos De Alba from Morgan Stanley maintained a Hold rating on Steel Dynamics (STLD – Research Report), with a price target of $94.00. The company’s shares closed last Wednesday at $76.73.
According to TipRanks.com, Alba is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 34.6% and a 66.3% success rate. Alba covers the Basic Materials sector, focusing on stocks such as Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA, United States Steel, and Nexa Resources SA.
Currently, the analyst consensus on Steel Dynamics is a Moderate Buy with an average price target of $110.25.
Based on Steel Dynamics’ latest earnings release for the quarter ending March 31, the company reported a quarterly revenue of $5.57 billion and net profit of $1.1 billion. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $3.54 billion and had a net profit of $431 million.
Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 125 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders selling their shares of STLD in relation to earlier this year.
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Steel Dynamics, Inc. engages in the manufacture of steel products and metal recycling. It operates through the following segments: Steel Operations, Metals Recycling Operations, Steel Fabrication Operations, and Other. The Steel Operations segment consists of sheet products including hot roll, cold roll, and coated steel; long products including structural steel beams, pilings, and standard and premium grade rail; and steel finishing services such as turning, polishing, straightening, chamfering, threading, and precision saw-cutting. The Metals Recycling Operations segment provides an array of both ferrous and non-ferrous scrap recycling, scrap management, transportation, and brokerage products and services. The Steel Fabrication Operations segment offers steel joists, girders, and steel deck, including specialty deck. The Other segment comprises of subsidiary operations and certain unallocated corporate accounts. The company was founded by Keith E. Busse, Mark D. Millett, Richard P. Teets and John C. Bates in August 1993 and is headquartered in Fort Wayne, IN.
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