Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. recycles ferrous and nonferrous scrap metals; and manufactures finished steel products worldwide. More Details
Flawless balance sheet with solid track record and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has Schnitzer Steel Industries's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SCHN is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SCHN's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Metals and Mining
1 Year Return
US Metals and Mining
Return vs Industry: SCHN exceeded the US Metals and Mining industry which returned 100.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SCHN exceeded the US Market which returned 50.5% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Schnitzer Steel Industries's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StDon't Ignore The Fact That This Insider Just Sold Some Shares In Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCHN)
1 week ago | Simply Wall StThe Schnitzer Steel Industries (NASDAQ:SCHN) Share Price Is Up 271% And Shareholders Are Boasting About It
1 month ago | Simply Wall StSchnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCHN) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon
Is Schnitzer Steel Industries undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: SCHN ($54.51) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($113.82)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SCHN is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SCHN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (26.2x) compared to the US Metals and Mining industry average (17.9x).
PE vs Market: SCHN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (26.2x) compared to the US market (19.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SCHN is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SCHN is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.1x) compared to the US Metals and Mining industry average (2.6x).
How is Schnitzer Steel Industries forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SCHN's forecast earnings growth (11.5% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: SCHN's earnings (11.5% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SCHN's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: SCHN's revenue (14.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SCHN's revenue (14.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if SCHN's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Schnitzer Steel Industries performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SCHN has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SCHN's current net profit margins (2.9%) are higher than last year (1.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SCHN has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 15.3% per year.
Accelerating Growth: SCHN's earnings growth over the past year (139.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (15.3% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: SCHN earnings growth over the past year (139.2%) exceeded the Metals and Mining industry 37%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: SCHN's Return on Equity (8.3%) is considered low.
How is Schnitzer Steel Industries's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SCHN's short term assets ($515.2M) exceed its short term liabilities ($264.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: SCHN's short term assets ($515.2M) exceed its long term liabilities ($406.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SCHN's debt to equity ratio (23.3%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: SCHN's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 41.3% to 23.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SCHN's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (61.7%).
Interest Coverage: SCHN's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (10.7x coverage).
What is Schnitzer Steel Industries's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SCHN's dividend (1.38%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.25%).
High Dividend: SCHN's dividend (1.38%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.42%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SCHN's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: SCHN's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (36.1%), SCHN's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: SCHN's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be thoroughly covered by earnings (12.6% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Tamara Adler Lundgren (62 yo)
Ms. Tamara L. Adler Lundgren, J.D., has been the President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. since December 1, 2008 and has been its Chairman since March 27, 2020. S...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Tamara's total compensation ($USD6.87M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.78M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Tamara's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: SCHN's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.1 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: SCHN's board of directors are considered experienced (6.4 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: SCHN insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc.
- Ticker: SCHN
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1906
- Industry: Steel
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: US$1.497b
- Shares outstanding: 27.46m
- Website: https://www.schnitzersteel.com
Number of Employees
- Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc.
- 299 SW Clay Street
- Suite 350
- United States
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Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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