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News Review: Steel Dynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ:STLD) and DGSE Companies, Inc. (NYSE:DGSE)

Steel Dynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ:STLD)

Steel Dynamics, Inc. is unique among American steel companies. It is one of the youngest of America’s major steel companies. It quickly grew to become one of the premier carbon steel producers in the United States. Steel Dynamics’ historic growth is a combination of organic capacity greenfield additions and strategic acquisitions. By adding upstream assets that provide raw materials needed to produce high quality steel at each of its mills, and bridging downstream assets that fabricate a variety of high quality steel products, Steel Dynamics has both broadened its product portfolio and expanded its market diversity. As the company’s steelmaking capacity grew and it introduced new products to the market, the company began delivering strong earnings.

Steel Dynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ:STLD)’s Financial Overview

Steel Dynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ) declined -0.67% yesterday to close its trading session at $35.76. The company has 1 year Price Target of $42.35. Steel Dynamics, Inc. has 52-Week high of $52.1 and 52-Week Low of $28.91. The stock touched its 52-Week High on 52.10 and 52-Week Low on 28.91. The stock traded with the volume of 1.89 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $8.26 Billion.

Steel Dynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ) reported its last quarterly earnings on 12/30/2018 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $1.31/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $1.21/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.1 a share with a surprise factor of 8.3%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 1.71 Percent, SMA50 of 7.2 Percent and SMA200 of -15.67 percent. Steel Dynamics, Inc. has P/S value of 0.7 while its P/B value stands at 2.08. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 14.4 percent, Return on Equity of 28.7 percent and Return on Investment of 13.2 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 19.6 percent and 10.9 percent respectively.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 2.1 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 14 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Steel Dynamics Inc have a median target of 43.00, with a high estimate of 51.00 and a low estimate of 32.00. The median estimate represents a +20.25% increase from the last price of 35.76.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

DGSE Companies, Inc. (NYSE:DGSE)

DGSE Companies, Inc. wholesales and retails jewelry, diamonds, fine watches and precious metal bullion products to domestic and international customers via traditional and Internet channels. A wholly-owned subsidiary, Silverman Consultants, Inc., is one of the oldest and largest jewelry liquidation firms in the United States. In addition to its retail facilities, the Company operates live Internet auctions which can be accessed at http://www.FirstJewelryAuctions.com and http://www.dgse.com.

DGSE Companies, Inc. (NYSE:DGSE)’s Financial Outlook

There is no forecast data available.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

The Stock declined -8.64% and closed its last trading session at $0.4. The company has the market capitalization of $11.8 Million. The stock has 52-week high of $1.27 and 52-Week low of $0.37. The firm touched its 52-Week high on 1.27 and 52-Week low on 0.37. The company has volume of 8271 shares. The company has a total of 29.35 Million shares outstanding.

The company has YTD performance of -12.59 percent. Beta for DGSE Companies, Inc. stands at -0.27 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.04. The company has Weekly Volatility of 9.82%% and Monthly Volatility of 10.15%%.

DGSE Companies, Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -7.93%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -7.88 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -35.4%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 6.7 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 10.9 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 83.1% with Gross margin of 18.7 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 1.7% and 1.6% respectively.