Reviewing Metallus (MTUS) and Its Peers

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


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 6.42% 12.71% 6.85%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Metallus and its peers, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Metallus 0 0 0 0 N/A
Metallus Competitors 354 1409 1576 58 2.39

As a group, “Blast furnaces & steel mills” companies have a potential upside of 0.25%. Given Metallus’ peers higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Metallus has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Insider & 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 insiders. Comparatively, 3.9% of shares of all “Blast furnaces & steel mills” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk and Volatility

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

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Metallus $1.36 billion $69.40 million 14.55
Metallus Competitors $17.27 billion $1.29 billion 17.54

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.


Metallus peers beat Metallus on 8 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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