Olympic Steel, Inc. processes and distributes metal products in the United States and internationally. More Details
Adequate balance sheet with reasonable growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Olympic Steel's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ZEUS is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 12% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ZEUS's weekly volatility (12%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Metals and Mining
1 Year Return
US Metals and Mining
Return vs Industry: ZEUS exceeded the US Metals and Mining industry which returned 88.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ZEUS exceeded the US Market which returned 52.4% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Olympic Steel's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
4 weeks ago | Simply Wall StIf You Had Bought Olympic Steel (NASDAQ:ZEUS) Stock A Year Ago, You Could Pocket A 232% Gain Today
1 month ago | Simply Wall StWill the Promising Trends At Olympic Steel (NASDAQ:ZEUS) Continue?
2 months ago | Simply Wall StDoes Olympic Steel (NASDAQ:ZEUS) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?
Is Olympic Steel undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: ZEUS ($34.4) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($12.2)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ZEUS is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ZEUS is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Metals and Mining industry average.
PE vs Market: ZEUS is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate ZEUS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ZEUS is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.3x) compared to the US Metals and Mining industry average (2.3x).
How is Olympic Steel forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ZEUS is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: ZEUS is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: ZEUS's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: ZEUS's revenue (10.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ZEUS's revenue (10.8% 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 ZEUS's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Olympic Steel performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ZEUS is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: ZEUS is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ZEUS is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 19.4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare ZEUS's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: ZEUS is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (13.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: ZEUS has a negative Return on Equity (-1.86%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Olympic Steel's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ZEUS's short term assets ($402.2M) exceed its short term liabilities ($126.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: ZEUS's short term assets ($402.2M) exceed its long term liabilities ($212.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ZEUS's debt to equity ratio (55.2%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: ZEUS's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 58.3% to 55.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ZEUS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (37.1%).
Interest Coverage: ZEUS is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.
What is Olympic Steel current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: ZEUS's dividend (0.23%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.24%).
High Dividend: ZEUS's dividend (0.23%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.42%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: ZEUS is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: ZEUS is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: ZEUS is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ZEUS's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Rick Marabito (56 yo)
Mr. Richard T. Marabito, also known as Rick, is the Director & CEO of Olympic Steel Inc since January 1, 2019. He was the Chief Financial Officer of Olympic Steel Inc. from March 2000 to December 2018. Mr....
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Rick's total compensation ($USD913.61K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.66M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Rick's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: ZEUS's management team is considered experienced (2.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: ZEUS's board of directors are considered experienced (4.7 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.
Olympic Steel, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Olympic Steel, Inc.
- Ticker: ZEUS
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1954
- Industry: Steel
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: US$367.908m
- Shares outstanding: 11.07m
- Website: https://www.olysteel.com
Number of Employees
- Olympic Steel, Inc.
- 5096 Richmond Road
- Bedford Heights
- United States
Olympic Steel, Inc. processes and distributes metal products in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Carbon Flat Products; Specialty Metals Flat Products; and Tubular and P...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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