Steelmaker Cleveland-Cliffs reported narrower-than-expected third-quarter loss.
The company posted a quarterly net loss of -2 cents a share, compared to net income of 33 cents in the year-earlier period. The result was better compared to the net loss of -10 cents a share that analysts surveyed by FactSet had expected.
Revenue for the quarter tripled to $1.65 billion, from $555.6 million. FactSet analysts had expected $1.6 billion.
According to the company, its main market which is the automotive industry underwent "unprecedented shutdowns" in the previous quarter, but Cleveland-Cliffs prepared its inventories for recovery.
In September, Cleveland-Cliffs agreed to buy the U.S. operations of Luxembourg-based steel-and-mining company ArcelorMittal for $1.4 billion in cash and stock. The deal would make the company the largest producer of iron ore pellets.
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The 50-day moving average for CLF moved below the 200-day moving average on May 16, 2023. This could be a long-term bearish signal for the stock as the stock shifts to an downward trend.
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The Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) for CLF just turned positive on May 09, 2023. Looking at past instances where CLF's MACD turned positive, the stock continued to rise in of 48 cases over the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
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The Tickeron PE Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), pointing to outstanding earnings growth. The PE Growth rating is based on a comparative analysis of stock PE ratio increase over the last 12 months compared against S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron Seasonality Score of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is fair valued in the industry. The Tickeron Seasonality score describes the variance of predictable price changes around the same period every calendar year. These changes can be tied to a specific month, quarter, holiday or vacation period, as well as a meteorological or growing season.
The Tickeron Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating well-balanced risk and returns. The average Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for the industry is 77, placing this stock slightly better than average.
The Tickeron Valuation Rating of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is slightly overvalued in the industry. This rating compares market capitalization estimated by our proprietary formula with the current market capitalization. This rating is based on the following metrics, as compared to industry averages: P/B Ratio (0.980) is normal, around the industry mean (2.052). P/E Ratio (15.601) is within average values for comparable stocks, (14.467). Projected Growth (PEG Ratio) (0.000) is also within normal values, averaging (5.204). CLF has a moderately low Dividend Yield (0.000) as compared to the industry average of (0.052). P/S Ratio (0.334) is also within normal values, averaging (3.251).
The Tickeron SMR rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating weak sales and an unprofitable business model. SMR (Sales, Margin, Return on Equity) rating is based on comparative analysis of weighted Sales, Income Margin and Return on Equity values compared against S&P 500 index constituents. The weighted SMR value is a proprietary formula developed by Tickeron and represents an overall profitability measure for a stock.
The Tickeron Price Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating slightly worse than average price growth. CLF’s price grows at a lower rate over the last 12 months as compared to S&P 500 index constituents.
The average fundamental analysis ratings, where 1 is best and 100 is worst, are as follows