Should you buy Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. stock? (NYSE:RS). Let's see how it does in our automated value investing analysis system.
(Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. stock price per share)
||RS Fair Price
(based on intrinsic value)
|RS Safety Price (based on a variable margin of safety)||$119.10|
|PE Ratio versus Sector||29% higher than other Basic Materials stocks|
|PE Ratio versus Industry||28% lower than other Steel stocks|
|Free Cash Flow Jitter||25%|
|Dividend Yield||2%||Shares Shorted||715,459|
This stock has short interest! This means that people have shorted it.
Why does that matter? They've made a bet that price will decrease from where they bought it. Maybe there are financial problems, or maybe there's a value play.
As of the latest analysis, there are 715,459 shares shorted. With 63,134,274 shares available for purchase and an average trading volume over the past 10 trading days of 476,366, it would take at least 1.502 days for all of the short holders to cover their shorts.
We believe that Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. may be worth examining further. It's making money, which is a very positive sign. Is it on sale?
Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. looks like a price in the fair value range. Based on our analysis—if the company keeps making money the way it has been—you could be looking at a good stock. See Before You Buy for your next steps.
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