Steel Dynamics, Inc. (STLD) – A Detailed Look At Valuations

Pushis Glenn, Senior Vice President, added 5,740 shares of Steel Dynamics, Inc. (STLD) to its portfolio at the rate of $26.13 per share valuing $149,986 on Jun 05. The insider has now 93,198 shares of the company to its portfolio. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of Steel Dynamics, Inc. (STLD) was $29.15. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $29.37, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $29.60. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $28.75 and a 2nd Support Level at $28.36. Steel Dynamics, Inc. (STLD) stock has gained $2.92, or 11.13%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have gained $2.00, or 7.37%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has fallen by -$4.82, or -14.19%. This year-to-date, Steel Dynamics, Inc. (STLD) shares have lost -$0.89, or -2.96%.

Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For Steel Dynamics, Inc. (STLD) stock, 40% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Hold .” Meanwhile, 25% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Sell .” Looking further ahead, 67% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Sell .”

With 222,245 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $6,480,664K. Steel Dynamics, Inc. (STLD) generates $11,822 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $1,258 M. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of -39.14%, a 3-Year Total Return of 17.16%, and a 5-year Total Return of 59.20%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 70.45%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.240 per share on 03/28/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 3.29%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 0.96.

In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Mar-19, Steel Dynamics, Inc. (STLD) reported earnings of $0.91 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $0.97 per share, representing a -0.06 difference and 6.51% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Dec-18, the reported earnings of $1.31 represented a 0.1 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $1.21 per share, which was a 8.45% surprise.

For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 06/2019, the average earnings estimate is $0.85 per share. This estimate came from a total of 4 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.88 and the low estimate was $0.78. In the year-ago quarter, Steel Dynamics, Inc. (STLD) generated per-share earnings of $1.53. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be -44.44%.

Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 26 purchases (66,713 shares in total) and 0 sale (0 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 50 insider buys amounting to 501,307 shares and 13 insider sales amounting to 158,233 shares. In the past full year, 80 insider purchases were made (involving 539,231 shares) and 22 insider sell-offs equivalent to 192,987 shares.

Moving onto liquidity, Steel Dynamics, Inc. (STLD) has a Current Ratio of 3.96, a Quick Ratio of 2.13 and a Cash Ratio of 1.04. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 60.40, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 37.66, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 30.85. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 59.78 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 37.27.