BlueScope Steel Limited produces and sells metal coated and painted steel building products in Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, North America, the Pacific Islands, and Asia.
Share Price & News
How has BlueScope Steel's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: BSL is less volatile than 75% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: BSL's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
AU Metals and Mining
1 Year Return
AU Metals and Mining
Return vs Industry: BSL exceeded the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned 16.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BSL exceeded the Australian Market which returned 27.3% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is BlueScope Steel's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StHere's What We Like About BlueScope Steel's (ASX:BSL) Upcoming Dividend
4 weeks ago | Simply Wall StBlueScope Steel (ASX:BSL) Is Paying Out A Larger Dividend Than Last Year
BlueScope Steel Fundamentals Summary
|BSL fundamental statistics|
Is BSL overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|BSL income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||AU$7.43b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||2.35|
|Net Profit Margin||9.17%|
How did BSL perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.3%Current Dividend Yield
Is BlueScope Steel undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: BSL (A$23.97) is trading above our estimate of fair value (A$11.7)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BSL is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BSL is good value based on its PE Ratio (10x) compared to the Australian Metals and Mining industry average (12.1x).
PE vs Market: BSL is good value based on its PE Ratio (10x) compared to the Australian market (18.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: BSL's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BSL is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.6x) compared to the AU Metals and Mining industry average (2.8x).
How is BlueScope Steel forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BSL's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-15.3% per year).
Earnings vs Market: BSL's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-15.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: BSL's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: BSL's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-0.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BSL's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-0.4% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: BSL's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (10.1%).
How has BlueScope Steel performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BSL has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: BSL's current net profit margins (9.2%) are higher than last year (0.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BSL's earnings have declined by 6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: BSL's earnings growth over the past year (1068.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (-6% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: BSL earnings growth over the past year (1068.1%) exceeded the Metals and Mining industry 43.2%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: BSL's Return on Equity (15.9%) is considered low.
How is BlueScope Steel's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BSL's short term assets (A$6.1B) exceed its short term liabilities (A$3.3B).
Long Term Liabilities: BSL's short term assets (A$6.1B) exceed its long term liabilities (A$1.7B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BSL's debt to equity ratio (7.6%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: BSL's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 22.1% to 7.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: BSL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (266.4%).
Interest Coverage: BSL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (31.9x coverage).
What is BlueScope Steel current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BSL's dividend (1.29%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.33%).
High Dividend: BSL's dividend (1.29%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (5.26%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: BSL's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: BSL's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (13.2%), BSL's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: BSL's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (21.7% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mark Vassella (58 yo)
Mr. Mark Royce Vassella, BCom, MBA has been Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of BlueScope Steel Limited since January 01, 2018. Mr. Vassella joined BlueScope following its...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Mark's total compensation ($USD4.04M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD2.31M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Mark's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: BSL's management team is considered experienced (3.7 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: BSL's board of directors are considered experienced (4.9 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
BlueScope Steel Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: BlueScope Steel Limited
- Ticker: BSL
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 1885
- Industry: Steel
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: AU$11.836b
- Shares outstanding: 493.77m
- Website: https://www.bluescope.com
Number of Employees
- BlueScope Steel Limited
- 120 Collins Street
- Level 11
BlueScope Steel Limited produces and sells metal coated and painted steel building products in Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, North America, the Pacific Islands, and Asia....
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/09/16 15:28|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/16 00:00|
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