Owners of Gerdau (NYSE: GGB) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 1 cent per share. At a price of $6.76 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.9%. The average volume for Gerdau has been 5.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Gerdau has a market cap of $11.4 billion and is part of the metals & mining industry. Shares are down 25.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer's Protégé, Dave Peltier, only buys dividend stocks that have the potential for a 3% to 4% yield and 10% growth. Get his best picks for less than $50/year. Gerdau S.A. engages in the production and commercialization of steel products worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 5.54. TheStreet Ratings rates Gerdau as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Gerdau Ratings Report now.