Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:SCHN) reported on Thursday that its third-quarter profit declined to $11.2 milion, or 40 cents per share, as compared to last year’s figure of $33 million, or $1.18 per share.
Sales declined to $888 million from previous figure of $981 million. Wall Street experts anticipated the Portland, Ore., firm to earn 30 cents per share on sales of $891.9 million, as per reported from a survey conducted by FactSet Research.
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Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCHN) stock in current session held volume of 113,556.00 shares as compare to its average volume of 635,219.00 shares. The stock after opening at $24.58 hit high price of $25.66 and then trading at $25.47 by scoring +2.33% at 10:19AM EDT.
As the revenue measures SCHN generated revenue of 3.76 billion in the following twelve months income of $86.52 million. The Company showed a positive 2.41% in the net profit margin and in addition to in its operating margin which remained 3.84%. Company’s annual sales growth for the past five year was 13.28%.
The stock showed weekly upbeat performance of 0.65% which was maintained for the month at -11.80%. Likewise the negative performance for the quarter was recorded as -37.74% and for the year was -54.10% while the YTD performance remained at -40.79%.
The SCHN past twelve months price to sales ratio was 0.18 and price to cash ratio remained 13.13. As far as the returns are concern, the SCHN return on equity was recorded as 8.07% and increased 5.81% return on investment while its return on asset stayed at 5.14%.
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