Does Gerdau S.A. ADR (NYSE:GGB) presents a BIG investment opportunity?

Stocks of Gerdau S.A. ADR (NYSE:GGB) traded higher last session on Wall Street, up 1.74% to $4.67.

According to the data, Gerdau S.A. ADR (NYSE:GGB) has 12 analysts covering its stock. The consensus rating among analysts is ‘Overweight’. As we calculate the median target price by taking the range between a high of $7.11 and a low of $4.99, we find $6.27. Given the previous closing price of $4.59, this indicates a potential upside of 36.6 percent. GGB stock price is now -1.54% away from the 50-day moving average and -7.90% away from the 200-day moving average. The market capitalization of the company currently stands at $5.36B.

A total of 4 analysts have issued a hold rating and 8 have given it a buy rating. Brokers who have rated the stock have averaged $6.15 as their price target over the next twelve months.

With the price target reduced from $7 to $6, JP Morgan Downgraded its rating from Overweight to Neutral for Gerdau S.A. ADR (NYSE: GGB).

A total of 0.00% of the company’s stock is owned by insiders.

During the past 12 months, Gerdau S.A. ADR has had a low of $4.20 and a high of $6.21. As of last week, the company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.24, a current ratio of 2.94, and a quick ratio of 1.29. The fifty day moving average price for GGB is $4.7356 and a two-hundred day moving average price translates $5.1054 for the stock.

The latest earnings results from Gerdau S.A. ADR (NYSE: GGB) was released for Jun, 2023. According to the Steel Company, earnings per share came in at $0.24, missing analysts’ expectations of $0.27 by -0.03. This compares to $0.49 EPS in the same period last year. The net profit margin was 12.54% and return on equity was 19.29% for GGB. The company reported revenue of $3.69 billion for the quarter, compared to $4.67 billion a year earlier. Comparatively to last year’s same quarter, the company’s quarterly revenue fell -20.95 percent. For the current quarter, analysts expect GGB to generate $3.3B in revenue.

Gerdau S.A. ADR(GGB) Company Profile

Gerdau S.A., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a steel producer company. It operates through Brazil Business, North America Business, South America Business, and Special Steel Business divisions. The company provides semi-finished products, including billets, blooms, and slabs; common long rolled products, such as rebars, wire rods, merchant bars, light shapes, and profiles to the construction and manufacturing industries; drawn products comprising barbed and barbless fence wires, galvanized wires, fences, concrete reinforcing wire mesh, nails, and clamps for manufacturing, construction, and agricultural industries; and special steel products used in auto parts, light and heavy vehicles, and agricultural machinery, as well as in the oil and gas, wind energy, machinery and equipment, mining and rail, and other markets. It also offers flat products, such as hot-rolled steel coils and heavy plates; and resells flat steel products. In addition, the company operates three mines that produce iron ore located in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais. It sells its products through independent distributors, direct sales from the mills, and its retail network. The company was founded in 1901 and is based in São Paulo, Brazil.

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