Equities Analysts Issue Forecasts for Commercial Metals’ Q1 2026 Earnings (NYSE:CMC)

Commercial Metals (NYSE:CMCFree Report) – Investment analysts at Zacks Research raised their Q1 2026 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Commercial Metals in a research report issued on Monday, February 12th. Zacks Research analyst S. Deb now anticipates that the basic materials company will earn $1.51 per share for the quarter, up from their previous forecast of $1.50. The consensus estimate for Commercial Metals’ current full-year earnings is $5.16 per share. Zacks Research also issued estimates for Commercial Metals’ FY2026 earnings at $6.11 EPS.

Commercial Metals (NYSE:CMCGet Free Report) last announced its earnings results on Monday, January 8th. The basic materials company reported $1.63 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.43 by $0.20. Commercial Metals had a return on equity of 19.89% and a net margin of 9.03%. The company had revenue of $2 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.90 billion.

Several other analysts also recently weighed in on the company. BMO Capital Markets boosted their price target on Commercial Metals from $50.00 to $52.00 and gave the company a “market perform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 9th. Citigroup dropped their price target on Commercial Metals from $56.00 to $48.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research note on Monday, October 16th. Finally, UBS Group began coverage on Commercial Metals in a research note on Tuesday, January 16th. They set a “buy” rating and a $65.00 price target on the stock. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. According to MarketBeat, Commercial Metals presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $56.25.

Read Our Latest Stock Analysis on CMC

Commercial Metals Stock Up 0.2 %

Commercial Metals stock opened at $54.20 on Tuesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.26, a quick ratio of 2.81 and a current ratio of 4.12. The business’s 50-day simple moving average is $49.95 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $49.58. The company has a market cap of $6.31 billion, a PE ratio of 8.29 and a beta of 1.32. Commercial Metals has a fifty-two week low of $39.85 and a fifty-two week high of $58.06.

Commercial Metals Dividend Announcement

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, February 1st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, January 18th were paid a $0.16 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, January 17th. This represents a $0.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.18%. Commercial Metals’s payout ratio is 9.79%.

Insider Transactions at Commercial Metals

In other news, Chairman Barbara Smith sold 142,806 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $49.89, for a total value of $7,124,591.34. Following the sale, the chairman now owns 213,379 shares in the company, valued at $10,645,478.31. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. In other news, CAO Lindsay L. Sloan sold 600 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, January 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $51.52, for a total value of $30,912.00. Following the sale, the chief accounting officer now owns 12,338 shares in the company, valued at $635,653.76. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, Chairman Barbara Smith sold 142,806 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $49.89, for a total value of $7,124,591.34. Following the completion of the transaction, the chairman now directly owns 213,379 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $10,645,478.31. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 284,385 shares of company stock worth $14,317,006 over the last quarter. 1.00% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

Hedge Funds Weigh In On Commercial Metals

A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of CMC. Natixis Advisors L.P. raised its holdings in Commercial Metals by 12.5% in the 1st quarter. Natixis Advisors L.P. now owns 12,638 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $526,000 after purchasing an additional 1,402 shares during the period. Bank of Montreal Can raised its holdings in Commercial Metals by 14.9% in the 1st quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 13,282 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $547,000 after purchasing an additional 1,727 shares during the period. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS raised its holdings in Commercial Metals by 11.4% in the 1st quarter. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS now owns 44,522 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $1,853,000 after purchasing an additional 4,540 shares during the period. APG Asset Management N.V. acquired a new position in Commercial Metals in the 1st quarter worth about $2,188,000. Finally, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can raised its holdings in Commercial Metals by 9.9% in the 1st quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can now owns 69,545 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $2,980,000 after purchasing an additional 6,259 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 82.64% of the company’s stock.

About Commercial Metals

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Commercial Metals Company manufactures, recycles, and fabricates steel and metal products, and related materials and services in the United States, Poland, China, and internationally. It operates through two segments, North America and Europe. The company processes and sells ferrous and nonferrous scrap metals to steel mills and foundries, aluminum sheet and ingot manufacturers, brass and bronze ingot makers, copper refineries and mills, secondary lead smelters, specialty steel mills, high temperature alloy manufacturers, and other consumers.

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