Cleveland Cliffs Inc (CLF)       16.48  +0.8 (+5.1%)

16.48  +0.8 (+5.1%)

US1858991011 - Common Stock - After market: 16.58 +0.1 (+0.61%)


Fundamental Rating

Overall CLF gets a fundamental rating of 6 out of 10. We evaluated CLF against 970 industry peers in the Metals & Mining industry. While CLF has a great profitability rating, there are some minor concerns on its financial health. CLF is valued quite cheap, while showing a decent growth score. This is a good combination!




Profitability

Profitability Rating


CLF's Return On Assets of 18.96% is amongst the best returns of the industry. CLF outperforms 94% of its industry peers. The industry average Return On Assets is -11.34%.
CLF has a Return On Equity of 59.13%. This is amongst the best returns in the industry. The industry average is 11.99%. CLF outperforms 88% of its industry peers.

CLF has a Profit Margin of 16.77%. This is better than the industry average of 3.95%.
The Piotroski-F score of CLF is 8.00. This is a very strong score and indicates great health and profitability for CLF.
VS Industry

ROA (18.96%) VS Industry: 94% outperformed.

-100,350.00
127.55

ROE (59.13%) VS Industry: 88% outperformed.

0.02
1,815.36

Profit Margin (16.77%) VS Industry: 73% outperformed.

-1,473,333.33
18,025.00

Valuation

Valuation Rating


With a Price/Earnings Ratio of 2.41, the valuation of CLF can be described as very cheap.
Compared to an average industry Price/Earning Ratio of 9.00, CLF is valued rather cheaply. On top of this CLF is cheaper than 86% of the companies listed in the same industry.
The Forward Price/Earnings Ratio of 3.88 indicates a rather cheap valuation of CLF.
CLF's low PEG Ratio, which compensates the Price/Earnings for growth, indicates a rather cheap valuation of the company.

Compared to an average industry Enterprise Value to EBITDA ratio of 4.20, CLF is valued rather cheaply
When comparing the current price to the book value of CLF, we can conclude it is valued correctly. It is trading at 1.36 times its book value.
Compared to an average industry price book ratio of 1.64, CLF is valued in line with its industry peers.
VS Industry

Price/Earnings (2.41) VS Industry: 86% outperformed.

380.81
0.13

Price/Book (1.36) VS Industry: 57% outperformed.

261.63
0.11

Enterprise Value/ EBITDA (2.36) VS Industry: 77% outperformed.

526.11
0.02

Growth

Growth Rating


The Earnings Per Share has grown by an impressive 8650.00% over the past year.
Measured over the past 5 years, CLF shows a very strong growth in Earnings Per Share. The EPS has been growing by 91.64% on average per year.
Looking at the last year, CLF shows a very strong growth in Revenue. The Revenue has grown by 147.13%.
Measured over the past 5 years, CLF shows a very strong growth in Revenue. The Revenue has been growing by 67.42% on average per year.

Based on estimates for the next 5 years, CLF will show a decrease in Revenue. The Revenue will decrease by -8.86% on average per year.
Based on estimates for the next 5 years, CLF will show a very negative growth in Earnings Per Share. The EPS will decrease by -25.99% on average per year.
The EPS growth is decreasing: in the next 5 years the growth will be less than in the last years.
When comparing the Revenue growth rate of the last years to the growth rate of the upcoming 5 years, we see that the growth is decreasing.

PastFuture
5Y3Y1Y1Y2Y3Y5Y
EPS91.64% 23.16% 8650% 13.35% -12.36% -20.41% -25.99%
Revenue67.42% 106.18% 147.13% 16.87% -1.33% -4.86% -8.86%

Health

Health Rating


A Current Ratio of 2.28 indicates that CLF has no problem at all paying its short term obligations.
CLF has a very good Piotroski-F score of 8.00. This indicates a great health and profitability for CLF.
An Altman-Z score of 2.73 indicates that CLF is not a great score, but indicates only limited risk for bankruptcy at the moment.
The Altman-Z score is in line with the industry averages, which is at 2.89.

When comparing the Current Ratio of CLF to the average industry Current Ratio of 3.42, CLF is less able to pay its short term obligations than its industry peers.
CLF has a Quick Ratio of 2.28. This is a bad value and indicates that CLF is not financially healthy enough and could expect problems in meeting its short term obligations.
Compared to an average industry Quick Ratio of 3.13, CLF is worse placed to pay its short term obligations than its industry peers. 81% of its industry peers have a better Quick Ratio.
CLF has one of the worst Debt to Equity ratios in its industry. 97% of its industry peers require less debt for financing their operations.
VS Industry

Debt/Equity (0.79) VS Industry: 3% outperformed.

149.58
-95.00

Quick Ratio (0.8) VS Industry: 19% outperformed.

0.00
784.00

Current Ratio (2.28) VS Industry: 38% outperformed.

0.00
784.00

Altman-Z (2.73) VS Industry: 48% outperformed.

-72,242.07
2,919.52

Dividend

Dividend Rating


CLF has paid a dividend for at least 10 years, which is a reliable track record.
The stock price of CLF dropped by -50.06% in the last 3 months. With lower prices the dividend yield is higher, but it may be a sign investors do not trust the long term dividend.
With a yearly dividend of 0.56%, CLF is not a good candidate for dividend investing.

Compared to an average industry Dividend Yield of 2.04, CLF's dividend is way lower than its industry peers. On top of this 94% of the companies listed in the same industry pay a better dividend than CLF!
Compared to an average S&P500 Dividend Yield of 2.38, CLF's dividend is way lower than the S&P500 average.
VS Industry

Dividend Yield (0.56%) VS Industry: 6% outperformed.

0.03
18.72
CLF Daily chart

Cleveland Cliffs Inc16.48

NYSE:CLF (6/24/2022, 7:04:00 PM)+0.8 (+5.1%)

After market: 16.58 +0.1 (+0.61%)

Chartmill FA Rating
GICS Sector Materials
GICS IndustryGroup Materials
GICS Industry Metals & Mining
Earnings (Last) 04-22 2022-04-22/bmo Earnings (Next) 07-21 2022-07-21/bmo
Ins Owners 1.62% Inst Owners 61.31%
Market Cap 8.65B Analysts 76.25
Valuation
PE 2.41 Fwd PE 3.88
PEG (NY) 0.18 PEG (5Y) 0.03
P/S 0.39 P/B 1.36
EV/EBITDA 2.36
Profitability
ROA 18.96% ROE 59.13%
PM 16.77 Asset Turnover 1.13
Growth
EPS 1Y 8650% EPS 3Y 23.16%
EPS 5Y 91.64% EPS growth Q2Q 689.47%
EPS Next Y 13.35% EPS Next 2Y -12.36%
EPS Next 3Y -20.41% EPS Next 5Y -25.99%
Revenue growth 1Y 147.13% Revenue growth 3Y 106.18%
Revenue growth 5Y 67.42% Revenue growth Q2Q 47.07%
Revenue Next Year 16.87% Revenue Next 2Y -1.33%
Revenue Next 3Y -4.86% Revenue Next 5Y -8.86%
Health
Current Ratio 2.28 Quick Ratio 0.8
Altman-Z 2.73 F-Score 8
Debt/Equity 0.79
Dividend
Dividend Yield 0.56% Dividend Growth N/A
DP 0% Ex-Date 02-22 2022-02-22 (0.028)

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