BSL Stock Overview
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.
BlueScope Steel Peers
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||AU$17.93|
|52 Week High||AU$26.15|
|52 Week Low||AU$17.32|
|1 Month Change||-16.33%|
|3 Month Change||-5.78%|
|1 Year Change||-15.38%|
|3 Year Change||46.49%|
|5 Year Change||55.51%|
|Change since IPO||-0.39%|
Recent News & Updates
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|BSL||AU Metals and Mining||AU Market|
Return vs Industry: BSL underperformed the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned -4.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BSL underperformed the Australian Market which returned -0.2% over the past year.
|BSL Average Weekly Movement||5.8%|
|Metals and Mining Industry Average Movement||11.2%|
|Market Average Movement||9.4%|
|10% most volatile stocks in AU Market||16.7%|
|10% least volatile stocks in AU Market||4.3%|
Stable Share Price: BSL is less volatile than 75% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: BSL's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
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. The company operates through five segments: Australian Steel Products, North Star BlueScope Steel, Building Products Asia & North America, Buildings North America, and New Zealand & Pacific Islands. It offers steel slabs, plates, hot and cold rolled coils, coated and painted strip products, roof and wall claddings, and purlins and house framings under the LYSAGHT steel building products, COLORBOND steel, COLORSTEEL, ZINCALUME steel, GALVABOND steel, GALVASPAN steel, BlueScope Zacs, and SuperDyma brands.
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$9.00b|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Aug 15, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||5.38|
|Net Profit Margin||15.15%|
How did BSL perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.8%Current Dividend Yield
How is BlueScope Steel forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
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 (-42.4% per year).
Earnings vs Market: BSL's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-42.4% 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 (-6.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BSL's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-6.4% 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 (8.7%).
How has BlueScope Steel performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score6/6
Past Performance Score 6/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BSL has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: BSL's current net profit margins (15.2%) are higher than last year (2.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BSL's earnings have grown by 5.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: BSL's earnings growth over the past year (975.9%) exceeds its 5-year average (5.6% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: BSL earnings growth over the past year (975.9%) exceeded the Metals and Mining industry 57.8%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: BSL's Return on Equity (28%) is considered high.
How is BlueScope Steel's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BSL's short term assets (A$7.3B) exceed its short term liabilities (A$3.5B).
Long Term Liabilities: BSL's short term assets (A$7.3B) exceed its long term liabilities (A$1.7B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BSL has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: BSL's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 16.8% to 7.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: BSL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (307.1%).
Interest Coverage: BSL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (64.8x coverage).
What is BlueScope Steel current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 3/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BSL's dividend (2.79%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.56%).
High Dividend: BSL's dividend (2.79%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (6.12%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: BSL has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: BSL's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 7 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (10%), BSL's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its low cash payout ratio (17.6%), BSL's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mark Vassella (58 yo)
Mr. Mark Royce Vassella, BCom, MBA has been Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of BlueScope Steel Limited since January 01, 2018. Mr. Vassella joined BlueScope following its...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Mark's total compensation ($USD3.82M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD2.37M).
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 (4.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: BSL's board of directors are considered experienced (4.3 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
BlueScope Steel Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: BlueScope Steel Limited
- Ticker: BSL
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 1885
- Industry: Steel
- Sector: Materials
- Implied Market Cap: AU$8.339b
- Shares outstanding: 465.07m
- Website: https://www.bluescope.com
Number of Employees
- BlueScope Steel Limited
- 120 Collins Street
- Level 11
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/17 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/17 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.