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How to buy Gerdau SA ADR stock

Learn how to easily invest in Gerdau SA ADR stock.

Gerdau SA ADR is a steel business based in the US. Gerdau SA ADR shares (GGB) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Gerdau SA ADR employs 30,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $86.2 billion.

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Gerdau SA ADR stock price (NYSE: GGB)

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Gerdau SA ADR shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-09-26.
Latest market close$4.45
52-week range$3.83 - $6.30
50-day moving average $4.66
200-day moving average $5.19
Wall St. target price$6.79
PE ratio 2.375
Dividend yield $3.48 (12.72%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.84

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Gerdau SA ADR price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $4.45 from 2022-09-27

1 week (2022-09-22) -7.68%
1 month (2022-08-29) -6.51%
3 months (2022-06-29) 0.23%
6 months (2022-03-29) -29.03%
1 year (2021-09-29) -6.51%
2 years (2020-09-29) 26.42%
3 years (2019-09-27) 44.01%
5 years (2017-09-29) 29.74%

Is Gerdau SA ADR stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Gerdau SA ADR's P/E ratio

Gerdau SA ADR'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, Gerdau SA ADR shares trade at around 2x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.


Gerdau SA ADR's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $23.2 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Gerdau SA ADR's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Gerdau SA ADR financials

Revenue TTM $86.2 billion
Operating margin TTM 24.29%
Gross profit TTM $20.8 billion
Return on assets TTM 18.1%
Return on equity TTM 39.19%
Profit margin 18.95%
Book value $27.94
Market capitalisation $7.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Gerdau SA ADR share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 7.2% of net profits

Recently Gerdau SA ADR has paid out, on average, around 7.2% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 12.72% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Gerdau SA ADR shareholders could enjoy a 12.72% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Gerdau SA ADR's case, that would currently equate to about $3.48 per share.

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

Gerdau SA ADR's most recent dividend payout was on 31 August 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 15 August 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Gerdau SA ADR's shares ever split?

Gerdau SA ADR's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 19 June 2008. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Gerdau SA ADR shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Gerdau SA ADR shares which in turn could have impacted Gerdau SA ADR's share price.

Gerdau SA ADR share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Gerdau SA ADR's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.834 up to $6.3042. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

GGB.US volatility(beta: 1.36)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Gerdau SA ADR's is 1.3643. This would suggest that Gerdau SA ADR's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Gerdau SA ADR overview

Gerdau S. A. provides steel products and services. The company operates through Brazil Business, North America Business, South America Business, and Special Steel Business segments. It offers 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; finished industrial products, including commercial rolled-steel bars, and light profiles and wires; agricultural products that include stakes and smooth wire products; and drawn products comprises barbed and barbless fence wires, galvanized wires, fences, concrete reinforcing wire meshes, nails, and clamps. The company also produces special steel products used in auto parts, light and heavy vehicles, and agricultural machinery, as well as the oil and gas, wind energy, machinery and equipment, mining and rail, and other markets. In addition, it offers flat products, including hot rolled coils and heavy plates; and resells flat steel products, as well as mines and produces iron ore.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Gerdau SA ADR is owned by institutions?
Currently 22.354% of Gerdau SA ADR shares are held by institutions.
How many people work for Gerdau SA ADR?
Latest data suggests 30,000 work at Gerdau SA ADR.
When does the fiscal year end for Gerdau SA ADR?
Gerdau SA ADR's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Gerdau SA ADR based?
Gerdau SA ADR's address is: Av. Dra. Ruth Cardoso, 8,501, São Paulo, SP, Brazil, 05425-070
What is Gerdau SA ADR's ISIN number?
Gerdau SA ADR's international securities identification number is: US3737371050
What is Gerdau SA ADR's CUSIP number?
Gerdau SA ADR's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 373737105

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