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About Russel Metals Inc.
Russel Metals Inc. operates as a metals distribution company in North America. The companys network of metals service centers carries a line of metal products, including carbon hot rolled and cold finished steel, pipe and tubular products, stainless steel and aluminum. The company purchases these products primarily from North American steel producers, and package and sell them to end users.
The companys energy tubular products operations carry a specialized product line focused on the needs of its energy industry customers. These operations distribute oil country tubular goods (OCTG), line pipe, tubes, valves and fittings from five Canadian and two U.S. locations. The company purchases these products either from the pipe processing arms of North American steel mills or from independent manufacturers of pipe and pipe accessories.
Metals Service Centers
The companys metals service centers sell plate, flat rolled carbon and other general line carbon steel products, as well as some stainless steel, aluminum and other non-ferrous specialty metal products in a range of sizes, shapes and specifications. General line steel products consisting of plate, structurals, bars, sheet, pipe, tubing and hollow structural steel tubing, are used by end users in a wide variety of industries. Within Canada, its metals service centers operate under the names Russel Metals, Métaux Russel, A. J. Forsyth, Acier Leroux, Acier Loubier, Acier Richler, B&T Steel, Leroux Steel, Mégantic Métal, Métaux Russel Produits Spécialisés, Russel Metals Specialty Products, McCabe Steel, Russel Leroux, and York-Ennis.
The companys U.S. service center operations are conducted under the names Russel Metals Williams Bahcall, JMS Russel Metals, Norton Metals and Baldwin International. The Russel Metals Williams Bahcall operation focuses primarily on the distribution of general line carbon products through three facilities in Wisconsin. The JMS Russel Metals operations distribute carbon steel and non-ferrous products from seven facilities located in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky and Tennessee. Norton Metals, a division of JMS Russel Metals focuses primarily on general line steel products in Texas. Baldwin International distributes specialty alloy products through its facility in Ohio.
The companys metals service centers also provide customized processing services to satisfy specifications established by end users. The companys value-added processes include, but are not limited to: shearing, slitting and cutting to length: the cutting of metal into smaller pieces or into narrower coils; laser, flame and plasma cutting: the cutting of metal to produce various shapes or parts according to end user supplied drawings; leveling: the flattening of metal to uniform tolerances for proper machining; tee-splitting: the splitting of metal beams; edge trimming: removing a portion of the edges of coiled metal to produce uniform width and round or smooth edges; and cambering: the bending of structural steel to improve load-bearing capabilities.
The companys metals service centers operations provide products and services to end users in various industries, including machinery and equipment manufacturing, construction, shipbuilding and natural resources, such as mining and petroleum.
Energy Tubular Products
The companys energy tubular products operations distribute oil country tubular goods, line pipe, tubes, valves and fittings primarily to the energy industry. This segment consists of five businesses, each of which sells a distinct line of products. These businesses include:
Fedmet Tubulars: It is a distributor of oil country tubular goods (which includes casing and tubing), line pipe and related products for use in oil and gas production and distribution. Fedmet Tubulars' sales office is located in Calgary, Alberta.
Triumph Tubular & Supply: It is a distributor of oil country tubular goods for use in oil and gas production and distribution. Triumphs sales office is located in Calgary, Alberta.
Comco Pipe and Supply Company: It is a distributor of pipe, valve and fitting products. Comco Pipe and Supply specializes in the supply and distribution of pipe and fluid handling products to the energy, construction, manufacturing, pulp and paper and mining industries. Comco Pipe and Supply is heavily involved in the distribution of pipe products for the oil sands of Northern Alberta. These products are distributed through facilities in Calgary and Edmonton, Alberta; Stonewall, Manitoba; and Guelph and Sarnia, Ontario.
Pioneer Pipe: It is a distributor and processor of steel pipe products to the construction, oil and gas and ski industries in the western the United States. Pioneer Pipe has facilities in Aurora, Colorado and Lindon, Utah.
Spartan Steel Products: It is a supplier of steel pipe products mainly to the energy sector is headquartered in Evergreen, Colorado. The energy tubular products businesses sell a range of products to end users located primarily in western Canada and the western the United States.
Norton Metal Products Acquisition: In November 2008, the company purchased 100% of Norton Metal Products, Inc., which is a general line metals service center located in Fort Worth, Texas operating under the name Norton Metals.
Russel Metals Inc. was founded in 1929.
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1. RUSSEL METALS INC. COMPANY PROFILE
1.1. Key facts
1.2. Financial Performance
1.3. Key Executives
1.4. Ownership and Major Holders
1.5. Company History
2. RUSSEL METALS INC. BUSINESS OVERVIEW
2.1. Business Description
2.2. Major Products and Services
2.3. Markets and Sales Activities
2.4. Locations, Subsidiaries, Operating Units
3. RUSSEL METALS INC. SWOT ANALYSIS
4. RUSSEL METALS INC. FINANCIAL ANALYSIS
4.1. Financial Statements
4.1.1. Income Statement
4.1.2. Balance Sheet
4.1.3. Cash Flow
4.2. Financial Ratios
4.2.2. Margin Analysis
4.2.3. Asset Turnover
4.2.4. Credit Ratios
4.2.5. Long-Term Solvency
4.2.6. Growth Over Prior Year
4.2.7. Financial Ratios Charts
4.3. Stock Market Snapshot
5. RUSSEL METALS INC. COMPETITORS AND INDUSTRY ANALYSIS
5.1. Russel Metals Inc. Direct Competitors
5.2. Comparison of Russel Metals Inc. and Direct Competitors Financial Ratios
5.3. Comparison of Russel Metals Inc. and Direct Competitors Stock Charts
5.4. Russel Metals Inc. Industry Analysis
5.4.1. Wholesale and Distribution Industry Snapshot
5.4.2. Russel Metals Inc. Industry Position Analysis
6. RUSSEL METALS INC. NEWS & EVENTS
6.1. News & PR Activity Analysis
6.2. IR Corporate News
6.3. Marketing News
6.4. Corporate Events
7. RUSSEL METALS INC. EXPERTS REVIEW1
7.1. Experts Opinion
7.2. Experts Estimates
8. RUSSEL METALS INC. ENHANCED SWOT ANALYSIS2
9. CANADA PESTEL ANALYSIS2
9.1. Political Factors
9.2. Economic Factors
9.3. Social Factors
9.4. Technological Factors
9.5. Environmental Factors
9.6. Legal Factors
10. RUSSEL METALS INC. IFE, EFE, IE MATRICES2
10.1. Internal Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.2. External Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.3. Internal External Matrix
11. RUSSEL METALS INC. PORTER FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS2
12. RUSSEL METALS INC. VRIO ANALYSIS2
APPENDIX: RATIO DEFINITIONS
LIST OF TABLES
Russel Metals Inc. Key Facts
Income Statement Key Figures
Balance Sheet Key Figures
Cash Flow Statement Key Figures
Financial Performance Abbreviation Guide
Russel Metals Inc. Key Executives
Key Executives Biographies1
Key Executives Compensations1
Russel Metals Inc. Major Shareholders
Russel Metals Inc. History
Russel Metals Inc. Products
Revenues by Segment
Revenues by Region
Russel Metals Inc. Offices and Representations
Russel Metals Inc. SWOT Analysis
Yearly Income Statement Including Trends
Income Statement Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Yearly Balance Sheet Including Trends
Balance Sheet Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Yearly Cash Flow Including Trends
Cash Flow Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Russel Metals Inc. Profitability Ratios
Margin Analysis Ratios
Asset Turnover Ratios
Long-Term Solvency Ratios
Financial Ratios Growth Over Prior Year
Russel Metals Inc. Capital Market Snapshot
Russel Metals Inc. Direct Competitors Key Facts
Direct Competitors Profitability Ratios
Direct Competitors Margin Analysis Ratios
Direct Competitors Asset Turnover Ratios
Direct Competitors Credit Ratios
Direct Competitors Long-Term Solvency Ratios
Wholesale and Distribution Industry Statistics
Russel Metals Inc. Industry Position
Company vs. Industry Income Statement Analysis
Company vs. Industry Balance Sheet Analysis
Company vs. Industry Cash Flow Analysis
Company vs. Industry Ratios Comparison
Russel Metals Inc. Consensus Recommendations1
Analyst Recommendation Summary1
Price Target Summary1
Experts Recommendation Trends1
Revenue Estimates Analysis1
Earnings Estimates Analysis1
Revenue Estimates Trend1
Earnings Estimates Trend1
LIST OF FIGURES
Russel Metals Inc. Annual Revenues in Comparison with Cost of Goods Sold and Gross Profit
Profit Margin Chart
Operating Margin Chart
Return on Equity (ROE) Chart
Return on Assets (ROA) Chart
Debt to Equity Chart
Current Ratio Chart
Russel Metals Inc. 1-year Stock Charts
Russel Metals Inc. 5-year Stock Charts
Russel Metals Inc. vs. Main Indexes 1-year Stock Chart
Russel Metals Inc. vs. Direct Competitors 1-year Stock Charts
Russel Metals Inc. Article Density Chart
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SWOT, which stands for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats, is an analytical framework that identifies the internal and external factors that are favorable and unfavorable for a company.
Enhanced SWOT Analysis
Enhanced SWOT is a 3×3 grid that arranges strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats into one scheme:
- How to use the strengths to take advantage of the opportunities?
- How to use the strengths to reduce likelihood and impact of the threats?
- How to overcome the weaknesses that obstruct taking advantage of the opportunities?
- How to overcome the weaknesses that can make the threats a reality?
Upon answering these questions a company can develop a project plan to improve its business performance.
PESTEL (also termed as PESTLE) is an ideal tool to strategically analyze what influence different outside factors – political, economic, sociocultural, technological, environmental and legal – exert on a business to later chart its long term targets.
Being part of the external analysis when carrying out a strategic assessment or performing a market study, PESTEL gives an overview of diverse macro-environmental factors that any company should thoughtfully consider. By perceiving these outside environments, businesses can maximally benefit from the opportunities while minimizing the threats to the organization.
Key Factors Examined by PESTEL Analysis:
- Political – What opportunities and pressures are brought by political bodies and what is the degree of public regulations’ impact on the business?
- Economic – What economic policies, trends and structures are expected to affect the organization, what is this influence’s degree?
- Sociological – What cultural and societal aspects will work upon the demand for the business’s products and operations?
- Technological – What impact do the technological aspects, innovations, incentives and barriers have on the organization?
- Environmental – What environmental and ecological facets, both locally and farther afield, are likely to predetermine the business?
- Legal – What laws and legislation will exert influence on the style the business is carried out?
IFE, EFE, IE Matrices
The Internal Factor Evaluation matrix (IFE matrix) is a strategic management tool helping audit or evaluate major weaknesses and strengths in a business’s functional areas. In addition, IFE matrix serves as a basis for identifying and assessing relationships amongst those areas. The IFE matrix is utilised in strategy formulation.
The External Factor Evaluation matrix (EFE matrix) is a tool of strategic management that is typically utilised to assess current market conditions. It is an ideal instrument for visualising and prioritising the threats and opportunities a firm is facing.
The essential difference between the above mentioned matrices lies in the type of factors incorporated in the model; whilst the latter is engaged in internal factors, the former deals exceptionally with external factors – those exposed to social, political, economic, legal, etc. external forces.
Being a continuation of the EFE matrix and IFE matrix models, the Internal External matrix (IE matrix) rests upon an investigation of external and internal business factors integrated into one suggestive model.
Porter Five Forces Analysis
The Porter’s five forces analysis studies the industry of operation and helps the company find new sources of competitive advantage. The analysis surveys an industry through five major questions:
- What composes a threat of substitute products and services?
- Is there a threat of new competitors entering the market?
- What is the intensity of competitive rivalry?
- How big is the bargaining power of buyers?
- How significant is the bargaining power of suppliers?
VRIO stands for Value, Rarity, Imitability, Organization. This analysis helps to evaluate all company’s resources and capabilities and bring them together into one aggregate table that includes:
- Tangible resources
- Intangible resources
- Innovation and Creativity
- Organizational capabilities
The result of the analysis gives a clear picture of company’s competitive and economic implications, answering the questions if the resources mentioned above are:
- Costly to imitate?
- Organized properly?