Metallus (MTUS) and Its Competitors Critical Analysis

Metallus (NYSE:MTUSGet Free Report) is one of 27 publicly-traded companies in the “Blast furnaces & steel mills” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Metallus to related companies based on the strength of its profitability, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation and risk.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for Metallus and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Metallus 0 0 0 0 N/A
Metallus Competitors 354 1414 1576 58 2.39

As a group, “Blast furnaces & steel mills” companies have a potential upside of 5.02%. Given Metallus’ peers higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Metallus has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.


This table compares Metallus and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Metallus 5.09% 12.54% 7.79%
Metallus Competitors 6.31% 12.44% 6.68%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

77.6% of Metallus shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.9% of shares of all “Blast furnaces & steel mills” companies are owned by institutional investors. 3.7% of Metallus shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.7% of shares of all “Blast furnaces & steel mills” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Metallus and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Metallus $1.36 billion $69.40 million 14.62
Metallus Competitors $17.24 billion $1.29 billion 17.56

Metallus’ peers have higher revenue and earnings than Metallus. Metallus is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Risk & Volatility

Metallus has a beta of 1.52, indicating that its stock price is 52% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Metallus’ peers have a beta of 1.54, indicating that their average stock price is 54% more volatile than the S&P 500.


Metallus peers beat Metallus on 6 of the 10 factors compared.

Metallus Company Profile

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Metallus Inc. manufactures and sells alloy steel, and carbon and micro-alloy steel products in the United States and internationally. The company offers special bar quality (SBQ) bars, seamless mechanical tubes, precision steel components, and billets that are used in gears, hubs, axles, crankshafts and motor shafts, oil country drill pipes, bits and collars, bearing races and rolling elements, bushings, fuel injectors, wind energy shafts, anti-friction bearings, artillery and mortar bodies, and other applications. It also provides custom-make precision steel components. It offers its products and services to the automotive, energy, industrial equipment, mining, construction, rail, aerospace and defense, heavy truck, agriculture, and power generation sectors. The company was formerly known as TimkenSteel Corporation and changed its name to Metallus Inc. in February 2024. Metallus Inc. was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Canton, Ohio.

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