Commercial Metals Company (CMC)

35.25 -1.23%
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Pros
Revenue growth higher than the industry and sector averages
Company’s profitability is improving
Forward dividend yield higher than the industry and sector averages
Forward P/E ratio low relative to industry peers
Buy analyst rating
Average analyst stock price above current stock price
Cons
Forward P/B ratio high relative to industry peers
Forward P/S ratio high relative to industry peers
High short share of float
High short interest

Pros

  1. CMC quarterly revenue growth was 37.40%, higher than the industry and sector average revenue growth (35.91% and 6.36%, respectively). See CMC revenue growth chart.
  2. CMC profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 1.97 percentage points. See CMC profitability chart.
  3. CMC forward dividend yield is 1.54%, higher than the industry (1.00%) and sector (0.29%) forward dividend yields. See CMC forward dividend chart.
  4. CMC forward P/E ratio is 12.38, which is low compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios. See CMC forward P/E ratio chart.
  5. CMC average analyst rating is Buy. See CMC analyst rating chart.
  6. CMC average analyst price target ($47.14) is above its current price ($39.47). See CMC price target chart.

Cons

  1. CMC Price/Book ratio is 2.17, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/B ratios. See CMC forward Price/Book ratio chart.
  2. CMC Price/Sales ratio is 0.64, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios. See CMC forward Price/Sales ratio chart.
  3. CMC short share of float is 3.46%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See CMC short share of float chart.
  4. CMC short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 2.98. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See CMC short interest ratio chart.