Investors Catching Stocks: Gerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB)

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Gerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB) reported the earnings of $0.05/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.01/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.04/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 400%.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Gerdau S.A. and for the current quarter 1 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0.15/share. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $0.15/share and a High Estimate of $0.15/share.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 1 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Gerdau S.A. as 9.31 Billion. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Gerdau S.A. is 9.31 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 9.31 Billion. The company had Year Ago Sales of 10.45 Billion.

These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for GGB to be 850%. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of 100%. For the next 5 years, Gerdau S.A. is expecting Growth of -37628.5% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was -23.95% per annum.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Gerdau S.A., where 0 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 3 analysts have given a Buy signal, 2 said it’s a HOLD, 0 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. 6 Analysts reported that the Price Target for Gerdau S.A. might touch $15.08 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $10.17 and $4.26 respectively.

To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. Gerdau S.A. got Downgrade on 10-Oct-16 where investment firm JP Morgan Downgrade the stock from Overweight to Neutral.

Gerdau S.A. closed its last trading session at $4.28 with the loss of -4.44%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 6.32 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $4.31 and 52-week low of $0.79. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 10.86% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 26.52% and 79.57% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on Nov 28, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Jan 21, 2016.

The Relative Volume of the company is 1.31 and Average Volume (3 months) is 9.82 million. Gerdau S.A. P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 0 and Forward P/E ratio of 21.76.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of -4.7%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at -10.2%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is -2.9%.

While looking at the Stock’s Performance, Gerdau S.A. currently shows a Weekly Performance of 2.4%, where Monthly Performance is 20.47%, Quarterly performance is 46.82%, 6 Months performance is 163.46% and yearly performance percentage is 160.13%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is 242.5%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 3.73% and Monthly Volatility of 5.46%.