MTL : Analysis & Opinions

  1. While The World Watches The Olympics, Investors Should Focus ...

    February 11, 2014
    Returns for investors in Russia have been a complete disappointment over the last few years. The recent asset flight has ...
  2. Are There Still More Gains For Steel Stocks Ahead?

    January 23, 2014
    The steel sector has rebounded quite nicely over the last few months as investors have looked for value. Given the longer ...
  3. Mechel Reiterated at Neutral - Analyst Blog

    June 21, 2013
    We have retained our Neutral recommendation on Mechel.
  4. Reaffirming Mechel at Neutral - Analyst Blog

    June 12, 2013
    We have retained our Neutral recommendation on Russian miner Mechel OAO.
  5. Mechel and BelAZ Form ElgaBelAvto - Analyst Blog

    June 11, 2013
    Mechel has signed an agreement with BelAZ.to form a Russo-Belarusian joint venture named ElgaBelAvto.
  6. Russian Stocks Are Cheap- But They Won’t Stay That Way

    April 16, 2013
    Russia has been a disappointment over the last few years, but the nation’s equities could be one of the best bargains right ...
  7. Mechel's Unit Buys Vanino Stake - Analyst Blog

    February 6, 2013
    Russian miner Mechel OAO (MTL) announced that its logistics subsidiary Mecheltrans OOO has acquired a 21.64% stake at Port ...
  8. Mechel Restarts Bluestone Facility - Analyst Blog

    January 29, 2013
    Russian miner Mechel OAO (MTL) announced the resumption of operations at some of its Bluestone mining facilities in West ...
  9. Mechel Sells Part of Vanino Stake - Analyst Blog

    January 22, 2013
    Mechel OAO (MTL) has announced that it has sold a part of its 73.3% stake (55% of share capital) in Vanino Sea Trade Port ...
  10. SID Remains Rated Neutral - Analyst Blog

    December 13, 2012
    We reiterated our Neutral recommendation on Brazilian steel maker, Companhia Siderurgica Nacional (SID), or CSN, in anticipation ...
  11. SID Enters Negative Zone - Analyst Blog

    June 29, 2012
    We recently downgraded our recommendation on Companhia Siderurgica Nacional (SID), or CSN from Neutral to an Underperform ...
  12. Strength In Steel

    February 6, 2012
    The steel sector suffered in 2011, due to fears about the slowing global economy and lower Chinese demand. That said, many ...
  13. Value To Be Had In Steel

    July 6, 2011
    With pricing beginning to firm and long-term steel demand rising, now is the best time to add the sector to a portfolio.
  14. Four Affordable Commodity Stocks

    November 17, 2010
    A commodities price increase has pushed most commodity classes to multi-year highs. Learn about a few commodity stocks that ...
  15. Go Abroad With Discount Fares

    February 16, 2010
    With the recent run-ups in international assets, many bargains are now gone - unless investors take a look at closed-end ...
  16. From Russia With Love: Four "Emerging Market" Stocks

    June 8, 2009
    Take a look at four Russian stocks that have been showing big gains and some high dividends.
  17. Four ETFs On Fire Right Now

    June 3, 2009
    These four ETFs seem to be on an upswing, all indicators suggest.
  18. It's Not Easy Being Wimm-Bill-Dann

    September 3, 2008
    Fears of government intervention have shares of Russia's dairy leader near a 52-week low, but business continues to grow ...
  19. Bearish On The Russian Bear

    August 13, 2008
    Growing political risks are adding to the potential downside for Russia's resource dependent economy and markets.
  20. Six Steel Bears For July 22

    July 22, 2008
    Many companies in the steel sector are suffering as energy and raw material costs continue to rise. This edition focuses ...
  21. Coattail Wal-Mart's Russian Invasion

    June 10, 2008
    Wal-Mart's taken a keen interest in Russia. We examine other companies positioned to cash in on growing Russian consumerism.
  22. Cashing In On Foreign Commodities

    May 8, 2007
    Diversify your portfolio with dividend-paying commodity stocks located outside U.S. borders.
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