We are maintaining our Underperform recommendation on Mechel OAO (NYSE:MTL). The company’s revenues jumped 28.7% year-over-year to $12.5 billion in 2011. Its consolidated net income also grew from $657.2 million in 2010 to $727.9 million in 2011, a roughly 11% surge.
However, there is more about Mechel than what meets the eye as the threats and weaknesses are substantial enough to hinder its progress in the long-term.
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