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Best Performing Steel Stocks of 2019

Updated Mar 8, 2019
Steel has been one of the preferred alloys for making all kinds of solid metallic products and has attained the status of becoming the basic building blocks of the modern world. Formed by mixing iron and carbon in varying proportions, different kind of steel is obtained. Its corrosion-free property makes it a suitable choice for use across a wide variety of needs. Vehicles, appliances, structures, tools, bridges, oil pipelines, and buildings, are all are made with steel. Different kinds of companies are involved in steel-based business. Few manufacture variety of steel using iron and coke and other minerals, other use steel as a raw material to develop finished or semi-finished products, and others offer services around steel industry (like maintaining steel pipelines which carry oil).
Investors find it exciting to invest in steel-based companies on the hopes of generating better returns backed by increasing demand of steel. However, returns can be positive and negative based on the wide variations observed in the demand and price of steel as a commodity from one year to the other.
This article presents list of top 10 steel stocks which have generated highest returns for the year 2019 YTD. List is presented in the order of stocks gaining maximum percentage gain since the start of the year till the date of writing.
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Top Steel Stocks With Highest Returns

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The following list presents stocks of the companies which belong to the broader Steel sector or the stock market index, their corresponding prices as of given date, and the percentage gains realized:
 1) National Steel Company (SID) 2) Ferroglobe PLC (GSM) 3) Mueller Industries, Inc. (MLI) 4) Ryerson Holding Corporation (RYI) 5) Ossen Innovation Co., Ltd. (OSN)
 6) Carpenter Technology Corporation (CRS) 7) Timken Steel Corporation (TMST) 8) Valmont Industries, Inc. (VMI) 9) Reliance Steel and Aluminum Co. (RS) 10) Tenaris S.A. (TS)
There's more... See price performance, YTD-gains, market-cap and other details of all the 33 Steel stocks with sorting features in a tabular format. Alternatively, one can also explore the List of Top Steel ETFs.
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Performance of Top Steel Stocks

Here's a look at the basic details and how the above mentioned stocks fared during the period:

National Steel

Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional operates as an integrated steel producer in Brazil. It operates through five segments: Steel, Mining, Logistics, Cement, and Energy. It produces a line of steel product ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
At number one in the list of top stocks stands National Steel Company (SID), which saw a change in its stock price from the level of $2.19 apiece during previous year December end to the price of $3.59 per share as of Mar 8, 2019. It translates to a change of 63.93 percentage. The Brazil-headquartered Capital Goods sector company also saw its market value change from $3.06 billion to $5.06 billion.

Ferroglobe

Ferroglobe PLC, formerly VeloNewco Limited, is engaged in silicon and specialty metals industry. The Company produces silicon metal and silicon- and manganese-based alloy, which serves customers in the chemical, aluminum, ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
During the given months of the year 2019, Ferroglobe PLC (GSM) was successful in generating YTD returns of 52.83 percentage which helped it gain the number two spot in the list of the top performing stocks which generated maximum returns during year 2019 till date. As of December of the previous year, the stock of the United Kingdom-based Ferroglobe closed at a price of $1.59 per share, while it traded at a price of $2.43 per share as of Mar 8, 2019. The company's market cap changed from $273.45 million to $417.9 million during the same period YTD. The company is classified under the Capital Goods industry sector and further specialized as a Metal Fabrications sector business.

Mueller Industries

Mueller Industries, Inc., incorporated on October 03, 1990, is a manufacturer of copper, brass, aluminum and plastic products. The Company operates through three segments: Piping Systems, Industrial Metals and Climate. ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
The Tennessee, TN-based Mueller Industries, Inc. (MLI) belongs to the Capital Goods sector and is categorized as a Metal Fabrications company. The stock of Mueller Industries ended the previous year at a price of $23.36 per share. As of Mar 8, 2019, the stock price has reached $32.42 apiece, which indicates a change of 38.78 percent making the company rank among the top performing stocks of the Steel for the year 2019 till date. At the end of the last year, company's market capitalization stood at $1.35 billion. It has now changed to $1.84 billion as of writing. Mueller Industries continues to be a leading constituent of many major stock market indexes like Wilshire 5000 index, Russell 2000 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators.

Ryerson Holding

Ryerson Holding Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, processes and distributes industrial metals in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and China. The company offers a line of products in stain ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
Ryerson Holding Corporation (RYI) has moved by 33.75 percentage over the given period of 2019-YTD, helping it gain a place at number four among the top performing stocks. The Basic Industries sector company managed to achieve the feat as its stock price changed from $6.34 apiece to the price of $8.48 per share between the end of December of the previous year and Mar 8, 2019. The smart run of the Illinois, IL-based Metal Fabrications sector company lead to a handsome gain in its marketcap which changed from $237.39 million to $317.6 million over the same duration. Ryerson Holding is a key member of many popular stock market indexes. They include Wilshire 5000 index, Russell 2000 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators.

Ossen Innovation

Ossen Innovation Co., Ltd. manufactures and sells various plain surface prestressed steel materials, and rare earth coated and zinc coated prestressed steel materials in the People's Republic of China ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
Rank number five in the coveted list is held by Ossen Innovation Co., Ltd. (OSN) for being among the top performing stocks of 2019. Headquartered in China, the Basic Industries sector company is categorized under the industrial sub-sector of Steel and Iron. Since the start of the year 2019, stock of Ossen Innovation has so far gained 33.33 percentage, based on the previous year's closing price of $1.35 per share and year-to-date price of $1.8 per share. During the same period, the market capitalization of the company changed from $8.91 million to $11.88 million.

Carpenter Technology

Carpenter Technology Corporation, incorporated on October 3, 1968, is engaged in the manufacturing, fabrication and distribution of specialty metals. The Companys segments include Specialty Alloys Operations (SAO) and Performance Engineered ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
The Philadelphia, PA-based Carpenter Technology Corporation (CRS) belongs to the Basic Industries sector and is categorized as a Steel and Iron company. The stock of Carpenter Technology ended the previous year at a price of $35.61 per share. As of Mar 8, 2019, the stock price has reached $44.84 apiece, which indicates a change of 25.92 percent making the company rank among the top performing stocks of the Steel for the year 2019 till date. At the end of the last year, company's market capitalization stood at $1.69 billion. It has now changed to $2.13 billion as of writing. Carpenter Technology continues to be a leading constituent of many major stock market indexes like Wilshire 5000 index, Russell 2000 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators.

Timken Steel

TimkenSteel Corporation, incorporated on October 24, 2013, manufactures alloy steel, as well as carbon and micro-alloy steel. The Companys portfolio includes special bar quality (SBQ) bars, seamless mechanical tubing and ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
At number seven in the list of top stocks stands Timken Steel Corporation (TMST), which saw a change in its stock price from the level of $8.74 apiece during previous year December end to the price of $10.74 per share as of Mar 8, 2019. It translates to a change of 22.88 percentage. The Ohio, OH-headquartered Basic Industries sector company also saw its market value change from $389.67 million to $479.29 million. The Steel and Iron specialist also managed to outperform some of the major stock market indexes of which it is a part of. They include the Wilshire 5000 index, Russell 2000 index, and a handful of other multi-capitalization indexes.

Valmont Industries

Valmont Industries, Inc., incorporated on August 2, 1974, is a producer of fabricated metal products, and steel, aluminum and composite pole, tower and other structures, and mechanized irrigation systems. The ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
Valmont Industries, Inc. (VMI) has moved by 21.4 percentage over the given period of 2019-YTD, helping it gain a place at number eight among the top performing stocks. The Capital Goods sector company managed to achieve the feat as its stock price changed from $110.95 apiece to the price of $134.69 per share between the end of December of the previous year and Mar 8, 2019. The smart run of the Nebraska, NE-based Metal Fabrications sector company lead to a handsome gain in its marketcap which changed from $2.45 billion to $2.96 billion over the same duration. Valmont Industries is a key member of many popular stock market indexes. They include Wilshire 5000 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators.

Reliance Steel and Aluminum

Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. operates as a metals service center company in the United States and internationally. The company provides steel, aluminum, stainless, and specialty metals and related pr ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
Rank number nine in the coveted list is held by Reliance Steel and Aluminum Co. (RS) for being among the top performing stocks of 2019. Headquartered in California, CA, the Basic Industries sector company is categorized under the industrial sub-sector of Metal Fabrications. Since the start of the year 2019, stock of Reliance Steel and Aluminum has so far gained 21.19 percentage, based on the previous year's closing price of $71.17 per share and year-to-date price of $86.25 per share. During the same period, the market capitalization of the company changed from $5.01 billion to $5.79 billion. The stock of Reliance Steel and Aluminum continues to be a major constituent of many leading stock indexes which include Wilshire 5000 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators.

Tenaris

Tenaris S.A., incorporated on January 9, 2002, is a holding company, which is a steel producer with production facilities in Mexico, Argentina, Colombia, United States and Guatemala. The Company supplies ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
During the given months of the year 2019, Tenaris S.A. (TS) was successful in generating YTD returns of 20.45 percentage which helped it gain the number ten spot in the list of the top performing stocks which generated maximum returns during year 2019 till date. As of December of the previous year, the stock of the Luxembourg-based Tenaris closed at a price of $21.32 per share, while it traded at a price of $25.68 per share as of Mar 8, 2019. The company's market cap changed from $12.65 billion to $15.25 billion during the same period YTD. The company is classified under the Basic Industries industry sector and further specialized as a Steel and Iron sector business.
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