RUS Stock Overview
Russel Metals Inc. operates as a metal distribution company in North America.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||CA$25.74|
|52 Week High||CA$37.57|
|52 Week Low||CA$24.65|
|1 Month Change||-19.21%|
|3 Month Change||-22.28%|
|1 Year Change||-24.00%|
|3 Year Change||14.50%|
|5 Year Change||1.06%|
|Change since IPO||94.26%|
Recent News & Updates
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|RUS||CA Trade Distributors||CA Market|
Return vs Industry: RUS underperformed the Canadian Trade Distributors industry which returned -11.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: RUS underperformed the Canadian Market which returned -2.9% over the past year.
|RUS Average Weekly Movement||4.8%|
|Trade Distributors Industry Average Movement||6.0%|
|Market Average Movement||10.0%|
|10% most volatile stocks in CA Market||17.2%|
|10% least volatile stocks in CA Market||4.4%|
Stable Share Price: RUS is less volatile than 75% of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: RUS's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Russel Metals Inc. operates as a metal distribution company in North America. The company operates through three segments: Metals Service Centers, Energy Products, and Steel Distributors. The Metal Service Centers segment sells plates, flat rolled carbon, stainless steel, aluminum, and other non-ferrous specialty metal products, as well as general line steel products, such as plates, structural shapes, bars, sheets, pipes, tubing, and hollow structural steel tubing.
Russel Metals Fundamentals Summary
|RUS fundamental statistics|
Is RUS overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|RUS income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||CA$3.43b|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
Aug 10, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||7.14|
|Net Profit Margin||9.66%|
How did RUS perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
5.9%Current Dividend Yield
Is RUS undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 5/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for RUS?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is RUS's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does RUS's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|RUS PE Ratio vs Peers|
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Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: RUS is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (3.6x) compared to the peer average (8.8x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does RUS's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the North American Trade Distributors Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: RUS is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (3.6x) compared to the Canadian Trade Distributors industry average (4.4x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is RUS's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||3.6x|
|Fair PE Ratio||5x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: RUS is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (3.6x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (5x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of RUS when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: RUS (CA$25.74) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$52.4)
Significantly Below Fair Value: RUS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: RUS's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
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How is Russel Metals forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 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: RUS's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-48.1% per year).
Earnings vs Market: RUS's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-48.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: RUS's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: RUS's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-8.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: RUS's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-8.7% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: RUS's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (11.8%).
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How has Russel Metals 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: RUS has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: RUS's current net profit margins (9.7%) are higher than last year (3.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: RUS's earnings have grown significantly by 20% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: RUS's earnings growth over the past year (376%) exceeds its 5-year average (20% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: RUS earnings growth over the past year (376%) exceeded the Trade Distributors industry 55.6%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: RUS's Return on Equity (34.1%) is considered high.
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How is Russel Metals's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: RUS's short term assets (CA$1.7B) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$592.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: RUS's short term assets (CA$1.7B) exceed its long term liabilities (CA$438.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: RUS's net debt to equity ratio (11.3%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: RUS's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 45.1% to 22.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: RUS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (85.1%).
Interest Coverage: RUS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (23.5x coverage).
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What is Russel Metals's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 6/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: RUS's dividend (5.91%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (2%).
High Dividend: RUS's dividend (5.91%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (5.26%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: RUS's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: RUS's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (21.2%), RUS's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonably low cash payout ratio (43.6%), RUS's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
John Reid (52 yo)
Mr. John Gregory Reid has been the President at Russel Metals Inc. since January 01, 2016 and has been its Chief Executive Officer since May 2, 2018. Mr. Reid served as Chief Operating Officer at Russel Me...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: John's total compensation ($USD8.74M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD2.42M).
Compensation vs Earnings: John's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: RUS's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: RUS's board of directors are considered experienced (7.3 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.
Russel Metals Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Russel Metals Inc.
- Ticker: RUS
- Exchange: TSX
- Founded: 1929
- Industry: Trading Companies and Distributors
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Implied Market Cap: CA$1.623b
- Shares outstanding: 63.05m
- Website: https://www.russelmetals.com
Number of Employees
- Russel Metals Inc.
- 6600 Financial Drive
- L5N 7J6
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/06/29 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/06/29 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.