Ternium S.A. (TX)’s Financial Results Comparing With Gibraltar Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:ROCK)

Both Ternium S.A. (NYSE:TX) and Gibraltar Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:ROCK) are Steel & Iron companies, competing one another. We will contrast their risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, earnings and valuation, institutional ownership.

Valuation & Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Ternium S.A. 11.45B 0.47 1.51B 7.68 3.78
Gibraltar Industries Inc. 1000.00M 1.29 63.81M 1.95 20.59

Table 1 shows top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation of the two companies. Gibraltar Industries Inc. appears to has lower revenue and earnings than Ternium S.A. When company has lower price-to-earnings means it is more affordable than its counterpart currently. Ternium S.A. is currently more affordable than Gibraltar Industries Inc., because it’s trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio.


Table 2 shows Ternium S.A. and Gibraltar Industries Inc.’s return on assets, net margins and return on equity.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Ternium S.A. 13.19% 26.3% 12.2%
Gibraltar Industries Inc. 6.38% 11.2% 6.2%

Volatility & Risk

Ternium S.A. is 13.00% less volatile than S&P 500 because the stock has a beta of 0.87. Gibraltar Industries Inc. on the other hand, has 1.54 beta which makes it 54.00% more volatile compared to S&P 500.


2.4 and 0.9 are the respective Current Ratio and a Quick Ratio of Ternium S.A. Its rival Gibraltar Industries Inc.’s Current and Quick Ratios are 1.4 and 1.1 respectively. Ternium S.A. has a better chance of clearing its pay short and long-term debts than Gibraltar Industries Inc.


Ternium S.A. pays out an annual dividend of $1.2 per share while its dividend yield is 4.3%. Gibraltar Industries Inc. does not offer a dividend.

Analyst Ratings

The next table highlights the shown recommendations and ratings for Ternium S.A. and Gibraltar Industries Inc.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Ternium S.A. 0 1 0 2.00
Gibraltar Industries Inc. 0 0 1 3.00

Ternium S.A. has a -16.30% downside potential and an average price target of $23. Competitively the consensus price target of Gibraltar Industries Inc. is $45, which is potential 11.83% upside. The results provided earlier shows that Gibraltar Industries Inc. appears more favorable than Ternium S.A., based on analyst opinion.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

Ternium S.A. and Gibraltar Industries Inc. has shares held by institutional investors as follows: 19.7% and 0%. About 0.1% of Ternium S.A.’s share are held by insiders. Competitively, Gibraltar Industries Inc. has 0.5% of it’s share held by insiders.


Here are the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Ternium S.A. -6.35% -4.57% 3.27% -2.26% -16.27% 7.12%
Gibraltar Industries Inc. -5.2% 12.51% 14.08% -12.52% 20.27% 12.7%

For the past year Ternium S.A. was less bullish than Gibraltar Industries Inc.


Ternium S.A. beats Gibraltar Industries Inc. on 11 of the 16 factors.

Ternium S.A. manufactures and processes various steel products in Mexico, Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay, Colombia, the United States, Central America, and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Steel and Mining. The Steel segment offers steel products, such as slabs, billets and round bars, hot-rolled coils and sheets, bars and stirrups, wire rods, cold-rolled coils and sheets, tin plates, hot dipped galvanized and electrogalvanized sheets, pre-painted sheets, steel pipes and tubular products, beams, roll formed products, and other products. The Mining segment sells iron ore concentrates and pellets. The company serves various companies and small businesses operating in construction, automotive, home appliances, capital goods, container, food, and energy industries. Ternium S.A. was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Ternium S.A. is a subsidiary of Techint Holdings S.à r.l.

Gibraltar Industries, Inc. manufactures and distributes building products in North America, Europe, and Asia. It operates through three segments: Residential Products, Industrial and Infrastructure Products, and Renewable Energy and Conservation. The Residential Products segment offers roof and foundation ventilation products and accessories, such as solar powered units; postal and parcel storage products, including single mailboxes, cluster boxes for multi-unit housing, and package locker systems; roof edgings and flashings; soffits and trims; drywall corner beads; metal roofing products and accessories; rain dispersion products comprising gutters and accessories; and exterior retractable awnings. This segment also provides electronic parcel lockers, roof top safety kits, chimney caps, heat trace coils and exterior products, remote-controlled deck awnings for sun protection, and solar-powered ventilation products, as well as adhesive roofing application products. The Industrial and Infrastructure Products segment offers expanded and perforated metals used in walkways, catwalks, architectural facades, perimeter security barriers, shelving, and other applications; fiberglass grating used in high strength, light weight, low maintenance, corrosion resistance, and non-conductivity areas; and expansion joint systems, bearing assemblies, and pavement sealing systems used in bridges, elevated highways, airport runways, and rail crossings. This segment also provides architectural facades for buildings; and perimeter security barriers for protecting critical infrastructure. The Renewable Energy and Conservation segment designs and provides engineered solutions for solar racking systems and greenhouse structures. The company markets its products through sales personnel and outside sales representatives. Gibraltar Industries, Inc. was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Buffalo, New York.

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