STLD : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Schnitzer's Results Are Better, But The Challenges Are Still ...

    April 4, 2013
    Even with a sequential improvement in volumes and margins, Schnitzer faces significant long-term challenges to its business. ...
  2. AK Steel Beats, Red Ink Worsens - Analyst Blog

    January 30, 2013
    Steel maker AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) slipped into a wider loss in fourth-quarter 2012, bogged down by sizable pension ...
  3. U.S. Steel Beats in 4Q, Trims Loss - Analyst Blog

    January 29, 2013
    U.S. Steel X) logged a net loss of $50 million or 35 cents per share in the fourth quarter of 2012, roughly 76% lower than ...
  4. AK Steel Raises Carbon Steel Prices - Analyst Blog

    January 22, 2013
    AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) said that it will raise the current spot market base prices for all carbon flat-rolled ...
  5. Investors Seem To Believe The Recovery Is Coming For CMC

    January 9, 2013
    Will hopes of a non-res construction recovery pay off this time?
  6. AK Steel Boosts Carbon Steel Prices - Analyst Blog

    July 9, 2012
    AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) has not had a good year so far. The stock has lost one-fourth of its value, turned in ...
  7. AK Steel Lowered to Underperform - Analyst Blog

    July 6, 2012
    We are downgrading our recommendation on AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) to Underperform factoring in the challenging ...
  8. S&P Downgrades AK Steel - Analyst Blog

    July 3, 2012
    According to Reuters, ratings agency Standard & Poor's (S&P) has cut AK Steel Holding Corporation's (AKS) rating to "B+" ...
  9. Back To The Future With ArcelorMittal

    June 28, 2012
    Prices in the steel market are 20% lower than a year ago, but they're roughly 65% higher than the lows of the past five years. ...
  10. AK Steel's 2Q Guidance Disappoints - Analyst Blog

    June 19, 2012
    AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) had posted a loss for the second consecutive time in the first quarter of 2012 as lower ...
  11. AK Steel Honored as Best Supplier - Analyst Blog

    June 12, 2012
    Chrysler Group LLC has awarded AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) with the Metallic "Supplier of the Year" award for its ...
  12. Can Ternium Regain Its Good Name?

    February 24, 2012
    Ternium has lost its luster, but still has attractive assets in Mexico and Argentina.
  13. Nucor's Rally Leaves Little On The Table

    January 30, 2012
    Nucor doesn't look very cheap at this point.
  14. Fortify Your Portfolio with Steel

    January 30, 2012
    Materials stocks are outperforming the broad market, and bottom formations on two industry leaders and the primary sector ...
  15. Icahn Tilts At Commercial Metals

    November 30, 2011
    Icahn's involvement in primary metals guarantees that this stock has more volatility in its near future.
  16. 4 Stocks Deserving Attention Going Into The Weekend

    October 14, 2011
    Here are four companies that will be releasing their earnings on October 17.
  17. Nucor's Steely Quarter

    August 1, 2011
    Nucor produced impressive quarterly results, as it has battled through the weak economy admirably, though more headwinds ...
  18. 4 Stocks Approaching Oversold Status

    July 6, 2011
    These four stocks may have been beaten down too far by the market.
  19. Industrial Softness Spreading Out

    June 21, 2011
    Guidance among the companies that feed heavy industry confirms a slowdown. Are naysaysers of the U.S economy right?
  20. Is Steel's Time Coming?

    June 8, 2011
    The steel industry has lagged the rest of the economy, but it might be time for that to change.
  21. Nucor Gains Strength

    April 25, 2011
    Nucor produced impressive first quarter earnings, as steel demand and pricing picked up. Is the steel industry finally re-awakening?
  22. ArcelorMittal And The Steel Catch-Up Trade

    February 10, 2011
    Analysts do not seem completely sold on the strength or sustainability of a recovery in steel, and investors may still be ...
  23. Nucor And The Steel Sector Look Toward A Better 2011

    January 31, 2011
    The fourth quarter of 2010 was a low point, but strong pricing is making the prospects for 2011 look bright.
  24. Commercial Metals – A Tough Market, May Be Getting Better

    December 23, 2010
    High input costs are a challenge, but 2011 could be a better year for demand.
  25. Is Now The Time To Invest In Steel?

    October 25, 2010
    Recent price drops present long-term opportunities, while many stable ETFs remain attractive. Learn your best options for ...
  26. Nucor Adds A Note Of Caution To The Season

    October 22, 2010
    Nucor throws cold water on what had been an encouraging third quarter reporting season.
  27. Has Fluor Built Its Foundation?

    July 28, 2010
    Fluor is staying active, but will future margins weigh down the stock?
  28. Nucor Not In The Clear

    July 26, 2010
    Another cautious outlook from the steel industry puts the economic recovery in question.
  29. Steel Dynamics Pitted, But Not Rusting

    July 22, 2010
    Steel Dynamics' mixed quarter shows just how murky the economic outlook is today.
  30. Indicators Suggest Strong Steel Performance

    July 15, 2010
    Recent indicators suggest a strong surge in Steel's performance.
  31. Winners And Losers With A Stronger Yuan

    July 5, 2010
    We look at the winners and losers resulting from a stronger yuan.
  32. Is Your CEO Really Earning A Bonus?

    December 14, 2009
    A look at two companies on Forbes' list of CEO compensation whose stocks have done well, but who still have a long way to ...
  33. U.S. Steel Earnings Reflect The Industry

    April 29, 2009
    Q1 earnings by U.S. Steel were even worse than investors expected, containing nothing bulls could use as evidence of a turn ...
  34. Worthington Pessimistic Despite Tripling Q1 Earnings

    September 25, 2008
    Worthington Industries beat estimates and tripled earnings, but management hinted at big problems looming.
  35. The Stealth Rally In Steel

    March 18, 2008
    Boring old steel companies have been market darlings as of late, but will steel prices and stocks be able to hold on to their ...
  36. Heavy Metal (X, STLD, WOR)

    March 12, 2007
    They’re old, they’re big and they’re blue, but who says you can't teach an old smoke stack new tricks?
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