Reliance Steel Fundamental Relationships

RS -- USA Stock  

USD 85.93  1.46  1.67%

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Reliance Steel Aluminum Earnings Per Share vs. Current Ratio Fundamental Analysis

Reliance Steel Aluminum Co is rated fifth in current ratio category among related companies. It is rated fifth in earnings per share category among related companies creating about  2.68  of Earnings Per Share per Current Ratio.
Current Ratio is calculated by dividing the Current Assets of a company by its Current Liabilities. It measures whether or not a company has enough cash or liquid assets to pay its current liability over the next fiscal year. The ratio is regarded as a test of liquidity for a company.
Reliance Steel 
Current Ratio 
Current Asset 
Current Liabilities 
4.06 times
Typically, short-term creditors will prefer a high current ratio because it reduces their overall risk. However, investors may prefer a lower current ratio since they are more concerned about growing the business using assets of the company. Acceptable current ratios may vary from one sector to another, but generally accepted benchmark is to have current assets at least as twice as current liabilities (i.e. Current Ration of 2 to 1).
Earnings per Share (EPS) denotes the portion of a company's earnings that is allocated to each share of common stock. To calculate Earnings per Share investors will need to take a company's net income, subtract any dividends for preferred stock, and divide it by the number of average outstanding shares. EPS is usually presented in two different ways: basic and diluted. Fully diluted Earnings per Share takes into account effects of warrants, options, and convertible securities and is generally viewed by analysts as a more accurate measure.
Reliance Steel 
Earnings per Share 
Average Shares 
10.88 times
Earnings per Share is one of the most important measures of the current share price of a firm, and is used by investors to determine the company overall profitability; especially when it is compared to the EPS of similar companies.

Reliance Steel Aluminum Earnings Per Share Comparison

Reliance Steel is rated fourth in earnings per share category among related companies.
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Reliance Steel is rated fifth in revenue category among related companies.