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Tony Taccone

A strategy consultant to steel companies for 20 years and a founding partner of First River Consulting, a strategy consulting boutique. Follows the steel industry globally and proudly admits to being a steel nerd.

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ArcelorMittal Q3 financial results

November 10, 2017

ArcelorMittal posted Q3 earnings today and the results have been added to the graph and spreadsheet below. The company’s EBITDA per ton dropped slightly to $80 in the quarter from $91 in Q2.

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Q3 financial results released by 9 companies

November 9, 2017

Sorry for the delay in getting this post out. Nine companies we follow have released Q3 2017 financial results. Most of the mills reported EBITDA per ton that was similar to or lower than was reported in Q2 of this year. The lowest EBITDA per ton was reported by CMC, $25, and the highest was […]

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AK Steel, ArcelorMittal, and US Steel Q2 EBITDA per ton

July 27, 2017

AK Steel, ArcelorMittal, and US Steel released Q2 2017 earnings and the results have been entered in the spreadsheet behind the graph below. AK’s and ArcelorMittal’s EBITDA per ton were virtually unchanged from the first quarter of this year. AK’s dropped slightly to $115 from $118 and ArcelorMittal’s fell to $93 from $94. US Steel, […]

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CMC, Nucor, SSAB, & SDI Q2 2017 EBITDA per ton

July 24, 2017

The second quarter earnings season has begun and so far we have results from four steel companies tracked by the Nerds. Two companies achieved higher EBITDA per ton in the second quarter as compared to the first quarter: CMC’s EBITDA per ton rose to $97 from $83 and SSAB’s jumped to $135 from $94. The […]

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ArcelorMittal Q1 2017 financial results

May 12, 2017

ArcelorMittal released Q1 2017 earnings earlier today. EBITDA per ton shipped rose from $55 last quarter to $96 this quarter. This puts the company right on the average of the companies we track in the spreadsheet below.

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AHMSA, Gerdau, TimkenSteel Q1 2017 financial results

May 5, 2017

Three more companies released Q1 2017 earnings this week. AHMSA’s EBITDA per ton jumped to $53, from a loss of $11 last quarter. Gerdau reported $64 as compared to $39 in the fourth quarter of last year. The biggest improvement was recorded by TimkenSteel: shipments were up 50% in the quarter and EBITDA per ton […]

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