A stock’s 52-week high and low prices can offer a wealth of information about its current standing and prospective future performance. Gerdau S.A.’s current trading price is -17.87% away from its 52-week high, while its distance from the 52-week low is 29.20%. The stock’s price range for this time frame has been between $3.95 and $6.21. The trading volume of the company’s shares in the Basic Materials reached around 2.16 million for the day, which was evidently lower than the average daily volume of 6.67 million over the last three months.
The current stock price for Gerdau S.A. (GGB) is $5.10. The stock experienced a significant increase during the last trading session, reaching $5.25 after opening at $5.25. It dipped to a low of $5.13 before ultimately closing at $5.14.
In terms of market performance, Gerdau S.A. had a somewhat regular. The highest value for the stock in the past year was $6.21 on 01/18/23, while the lowest value was $3.95 on 09/29/22.
How Financial Performance Impacts Market Capitalization
Gerdau S.A. (GGB) has experienced a quarterly decline of -4.50% in its revenues when compared to the same period in the previous year. Presently, the company has a total market capitalization of 8.82B and boasts a workforce of 40061 employees.
Decoding Analysts’ Ratings for Gerdau S.A.
As of right now, 10 analysts are rating Gerdau S.A. as a BUY, 0 of the polled analysts branded the stock as an OVERWEIGHT, 5 analysts are recommending to HOLD this stock, 0 of them gave the stock UNDERWEIGHT rating, and 0 analyst is rating the stock as SELL.
The Role of Moving Averages and Trading Volume in Technical Analysis
Based on Barchart.com data, the company’s moving average over the 100-day period was 5.23, with a change in price of +0.37. Similarly, Gerdau S.A. recorded 6,658,356 in trading volume during the last 100 days, posting a change of +7.84%.
How GGB’s Debt-to-Equity Ratio Affects Financial Health
A company’s financial condition and market reputation can be evaluated using the debt-to-equity (D/E) ratio. This ratio, calculated by dividing a company’s total liabilities by its shareholders’ equity, indicates the proportion of debt a company employs to back its assets in relation to its shareholders’ equity. At the time of writing, the total D/E ratio for GGB stands at 0.24. Similarly, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio is also 0.22.
GGB Stock Stochastic Average
The raw stochastic average for Gerdau S.A. over the last 50 days is presently at 14.39%. This reflects a drop from the raw stochastic average of the previous 20 days, which was noted at 37.62%. Further, the company’s Stochastic %K and %D values for the last 20 days were 54.49% and 64.11%, respectively.
GGB Stock Price Performance Analysis
Investors’ outlook regarding the stock price performance over the year has been split, with some feeling optimistic and others feeling pessimistic, as it’s been a mixed bag. The metric has seen a significant loss of -1.34% since the start of this calendar year. Looking back over the last six months, we can see a weaker performance of 14.11%. Over the past 30 days, the price of GGB has fallen by 0.19%. And in the last five days, it has fallen by -1.36%.