Steel Works, Blast Furnaces & Rolling Mills (Coke Ovens)
Commercial Metals Company manufactures, recycles, and fabricates steel and metal products, and related materials and services in the United States, Poland, China, and internationally. The company processes and sells ferrous and nonferrous scrap metals to steel mills and foundries, aluminum sheet and ingot manufacturers, brass and bronze ingot makers, copper refineries and mills, secondary lead smelters, specialty steel mills, high temperature alloy manufacturers, and other consumers. It also manufactures and sells finished long steel products, including reinforcing bar, merchant bar, light structural, and other special sections, as well as semi-finished billets for rerolling and forging applications. In addition, the company provides fabricated steel products used to reinforce concrete primarily in the construction of commercial and non-commercial buildings, hospitals, convention centers, industrial plants, power plants, highways, bridges, arenas, stadiums, and dams; sells and rents construction-related products and equipment to concrete installers and other businesses; and manufactures and sells strength bars for the truck trailer industry, special bar steels for the energy market, and armor plates for military vehicles. Further, it manufactures rebars, merchant bars, and wire rods; and sells fabricated rebars, wire meshes, fabricated meshes, assembled rebar cages, and other fabricated rebar by-products to fabricators, manufacturers, distributors, and construction companies. The company was founded in 1915 and is headquartered in Irving, Texas.
Discounted Cash Flow Valuation of Commercial Metals Co
In the chart Earnings are multiplied by this value.
High margins render the company resilient under dire circumstances, hence able to drive competitors out or acquire them. ROE and ROA measure the average flow generated by each invested dollar. Their marginal value is a forecast of future growth, and it is considered by Buffett and Munger the most important single indicator.
The average Net Margin over the past 5 years is +7.61%.
The trend of Net Margin over the past 5 years is +1.72%.
The average ROA over the past 5 years is +14.47%.
The trend of ROA over the past 5 years is +2.42%.
The average ROE over the past 5 years is +20.58%.
The trend of ROE over the past 5 years is +3.27%.
Being debt the number one cause of investment losses and company death, the ratio Debt/FCF is of utmost importance to guarantee safety. On the other hand the Graham’s stability measures the drawdown of earnings, hence indicating the reliability of the flow generated by the company.
The Debt/FCF trailing twelve month is 1.57.
The trend of Debt/FCF over the past 5 years is 1.91.
Graham’s Stability measure stands at 0.45.
Growth can be dangerous when forecasting, simply projecting the current growth is in general wrong. A company passes through multiple phases, from being young and unprofitable, to the first periods of profitability and high growth, until it arrives at a period of regime with limited growth. Identifying in which phase the company is in may help forecasting.
The Revenue CAGR over the past 5 years is +8.59%.
The trend of Revenue growth rate over the past 5 years is +2.74%.
The Earnings CAGR over the past 5 years is +34.12%.
The trend of Earnings growth rate over the past 5 years is -0.39%.
The Equity CAGR over the past 5 years is +20.47%.
The trend of Equity growth rate over the past 5 years is +3.25%.
The FCF CAGR over the past 5 years is -.
The trend of FCF growth rate over the past 5 years is -25.4%.