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How to buy Friedman Industries stock

Learn how to easily invest in Friedman Industries stock.

Friedman Industries Inc is a steel business based in the US. Friedman Industries shares (FRD) are listed on the NYSE MKT and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Friedman Industries employs 101 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Friedman Industries stock price (NYSE MKT: FRD)

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Friedman Industries shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-07-02.
Latest market close$7.61
52-week range$7.35 - $14.77
50-day moving average $9.19
200-day moving average $10.12
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 1.6508
Dividend yield $0.08 (0.94%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $4.61

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Friedman Industries price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $7.61 from 2022-07-01

1 week (2022-06-28) -12.53%
1 month (2022-06-06) -25.76%
3 months (2022-04-06) -10.47%
6 months (2022-01-06) -26.12%
1 year (2021-07-06) -41.91%
2 years (2020-07-06) 46.35%
3 years (2019-07-05) 22.17%
5 years (2017-07-05) 32.35%

Is Friedman Industries stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Friedman Industries stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Friedman Industries's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Friedman Industries's P/E ratio

Friedman Industries's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 2x. In other words, Friedman Industries shares trade at around 2x recent earnings.

Friedman Industries's EBITDA

Friedman Industries's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $48.5 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Friedman Industries's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Friedman Industries financials

Revenue TTM $259.4 million
Operating margin TTM 18.2%
Gross profit TTM $23.6 million
Return on assets TTM 25.68%
Return on equity TTM 39.81%
Profit margin 12.31%
Book value $13.19
Market capitalisation $52.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Friedman Industries share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 2.36% of net profits

Recently Friedman Industries has paid out, on average, around 2.36% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.94% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Friedman Industries shareholders could enjoy a 0.94% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Friedman Industries's case, that would currently equate to about $0.08 per share.

While Friedman Industries's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Friedman Industries is investing more in its future growth.

Friedman Industries's most recent dividend payout was on 26 May 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 20 July 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Friedman Industries's shares ever split?

Friedman Industries's shares were split on a 105:100 basis on 25 April 2000. So if you had owned 100 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 105 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Friedman Industries shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 4.8% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Friedman Industries shares which in turn could have impacted Friedman Industries's share price.

Friedman Industries share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Friedman Industries's shares have ranged in value from as little as $7.3534 up to $14.7713. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

FRD.US volatility(beta: 0.67)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE MKT average) beta is 1, while Friedman Industries's is 0.6701. This would suggest that Friedman Industries's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Friedman Industries overview

Friedman Industries, Incorporated engages in steel processing, pipe manufacturing and processing, and the steel and pipe distribution businesses the United States. It operates in two segments, Coil and Tubular. The Coil segment is involved in the conversion of steel coils into flat sheet and plate steel cut to customer specifications and reselling steel coils. This segment also processes customer-owned coils on a fee basis. The company sells coil products and processing services to approximately 200 customers located primarily in the midwestern, southwestern and southeastern regions of the United States. Its principal customers for these products and services are steel distributors and customers manufacturing steel products, such as steel buildings, railroad cars, barges, tanks and containers, trailers, component parts and other fabricated steel products. The Tubular segment manufactures line and oil country pipes, as well as pipes for structural applications.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Friedman Industries is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 16.152% of Friedman Industries shares are held by insiders and 35.446% by institutions.
How many people work for Friedman Industries?
Latest data suggests 101 work at Friedman Industries.
When does the fiscal year end for Friedman Industries?
Friedman Industries's fiscal year ends in March.
Where is Friedman Industries based?
Friedman Industries's address is: 1121 Judson Road, Longview, TX, United States, 75601
What is Friedman Industries's ISIN number?
Friedman Industries's international securities identification number is: US3584351056
What is Friedman Industries's CUSIP number?
Friedman Industries's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 358435105

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