SSAB SVENSKT ST/ADR (OTCMKTS:SSAAY) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Thursday.

According to Zacks, “SSAB Svenskt Stal AB engages in the provision of steel and construction solutions. The company’s operating segment consists of SSAB Special Steels, SSAB Europe, SSAB Americas, Tibnor and Ruukki Construction. SSAB Special Steels segment provides marketing and sales of SSAB’s quenched and tempered steels. SSAB EMEA segment pertains to Europe, the Middle East and Africa. SSAB Americas segment refers to North and Latin America. SSAB APAC segment consists of Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Tibnor segment is the distribution of steel and metals. Ruukki Construction is engaged in the sales and production of energy-efficient building and construction solutions. It’s also operates in the Automotive, Construction Machinery, Material Handling and Heavy Transport segment. SSAB Svenskt Stal AB is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. “

Separately, ValuEngine downgraded SSAB SVENSKT ST/ADR from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 14th.

OTCMKTS:SSAAY remained flat at $$1.64 during mid-day trading on Thursday. The company had a trading volume of 1 shares, compared to its average volume of 32,945. The firm has a market capitalization of $3.38 billion, a P/E ratio of 12.62 and a beta of 2.03. SSAB SVENSKT ST/ADR has a fifty-two week low of $1.64 and a fifty-two week high of $3.10. The company has a quick ratio of 0.78, a current ratio of 1.64 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.19.

SSAB SVENSKT ST/ADR (OTCMKTS:SSAAY) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, October 26th. The basic materials company reported $0.05 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.07 by ($0.02). The firm had revenue of $2.13 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.06 billion. SSAB SVENSKT ST/ADR had a return on equity of 5.61% and a net margin of 4.33%. As a group, analysts expect that SSAB SVENSKT ST/ADR will post 0.21 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

SSAB SVENSKT ST/ADR Company Profile

SSAB AB (publ) produces and sells steel products in Sweden. It operates in five segments: SSAB Special Steels, SSAB Europe, SSAB Americas, Tibnor, and Ruukki Construction. The company offers wear steels for payload and service life; structural steel; prehardened tool steel; and protection plates, as well as quenched and tempered steels, and hot-rolled advanced high-strength steel products.

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