What Should Investors Know About Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. (RS) Stock?

Shares of Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. rose 0.4% today. Over the last here, it has moved 26.0% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of -5.4%. Here are some essential facts on the company:

  • RS has an average analyst rating of buy and is -7.35% away from its mean target price of $269.25 per share

  • Its trailing earnings per share (EPS) is $29.92

  • Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 8.3 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • Its forward earnings per share (EPS) is $20.52 and its forward P/E ratio is 12.2

  • The company has a Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 2.1 in contrast to the S&P 500's average ratio of 2.95

  • Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. is part of the Industrials sector, which has an average P/E ratio of 20.49 and an average P/B of 3.78

  • RS has reported YOY quarterly earnings growth of -11.5% and gross profit margins of 0.3%

  • The company has a free cash flow of $1,455,924,992.00, which refers to the total sum of all its inflows and outflows of cash over the last quarter

  • Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. operates as a diversified metal solutions provider and the metals service center company in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company distributes a line of approximately 100,000 metal products, including alloy, aluminum, brass, copper, carbon steel, stainless steel, titanium, and specialty steel products; and provides metals processing services to general manufacturing, non-residential construction, transportation, aerospace, energy, electronics and semiconductor fabrication, and heavy industries. It sells its products directly to original equipment manufacturers, which primarily include small machine shops and fabricators. The company was founded in 1939 and is based in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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