Olympic Steel Stock Price and Value Analysis

Should you buy Olympic Steel stock? (NasdaqGS:ZEUS). Let's see how it does in our automated value investing analysis system.

AdvantagesDisadvantages
  • This company is solid.
  • This stock is available at a great discount!
  • This company has a low dividend yield.
  • This company has wild ups and downs.
  • This company is making money at a modest rate.

Inside the ZEUS Numbers

ZEUS Price
(Olympic Steel stock price per share)
$30.45
[?] ZEUS Fair Price
(based on intrinsic value)
$93.31
[?] ZEUS Safety Price (based on a variable margin of safety) $60.65
[?] PE Ratio versus Sector 284% higher than other Basic Materials stocks
[?] PE Ratio versus Industry 6% lower than other Steel stocks
[?] Cash Yield 34.24%
[?] Free Cash Flow Jitter 79%
[?] Dividend Yield 0%
Shares Shorted 401,954

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 401,954 shares shorted. With 9,286,636 shares available for purchase and an average trading volume over the past 10 trading days of 177,816, it would take at least 2.261 days for all of the short holders to cover their shorts.

Is Olympic Steel Stock on Sale?

We believe that Olympic Steel may be worth examining further. It's making money, which is a very positive sign. Is it on sale?

Even better, Olympic Steel looks like a stock on sale. Based on our analysis—if the company keeps making money the way it has been—you may be looking at a bargain. Keep this stock in mind as you put together your portfolio! See Before You Buy for your next steps (and read our disclaimer about investing risk).

Should You Buy ZEUS Stock?

Does Olympic Steel have a coherent story? Does it have a plan to continue to make money? Is it worth your time? Only you can decide where to go from here. Our investment guide helps you ask the right questions, including how to buy stocks. Use these research links for more information.