Two Shares Face To Face: Gerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB), Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK)

Gerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB)

Gerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB) closed at $5.16 on the last trading session with an increase of 0%, whereas, it previously closed at $5.16. The company has a market capitalization of $8.45 Billion. The company traded shares of 5.96 Million on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 4.87 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Gerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB) produced diluted EPS of 0.15. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 0.37 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 0.12. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at -47.6, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 0.37% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 5.47% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at -2.9%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of Gerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB) is at 33.51 while the forward p/e is at 13.83. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Gerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB) stands at 1.15 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 1.52. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 24.44. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Gerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB) are reported at 1.4 and 2.4 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Gerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB) stands at 2.4, 4.8 and 6.1 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Gerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB) is reported at 7.34 Billion with income of 261.9 Million. The outstanding shares of Gerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB) are 1.7 Billion. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 28.6 stands at 0.80%, this figure is increased 12.58 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Gerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB) is ticked at 32.7%, the figure is rose 0% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Gerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 5.3. The 52 week high of Gerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB) is placed at 5.47 and 52 week low is standing at 1.64.

Performance wise the shares of Gerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB) rose up 2.18% for the week, it also rise 12.95% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went down 31.54%. The shares increase 65.47% for the half year and flew up for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Gerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB) shrinked -0.84% for the yearly performance.

Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK)

Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) closed at $88.93 on the last trading session with an decrease of -0.4%, whereas, it previously closed at $89.29. The company has a market capitalization of $65.33 Billion. The company traded shares of 2.86 Million on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 2.98 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) produced diluted EPS of 2.74. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 5.21 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 1.06. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at 35.2, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 5.21% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 2.38% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at 7.3%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) is at 32.43 while the forward p/e is at 17.06. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) stands at 2.7 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 1.48. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 0. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) are reported at 0.3 and 0.5 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) stands at 1.3, 4.5 and 4.9 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) is reported at 24.19 Billion with income of 2.01 Billion. The outstanding shares of Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) are 735 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 64.7 stands at 0.80%, this figure is decreased -0.06 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) is ticked at 0.1%, the figure is plummeted -0.5% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 98.24. The 52 week high of Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) is placed at 103.79 and 52 week low is standing at 62.13.

Performance wise the shares of Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) fell down -0.91% for the week, it also fell -3.08% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went up -4.49%. The shares increase 8.86% for the half year and plummeted for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) shrinked -2.53% for the yearly performance.