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ARB ASX:ARB Stock Report

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04 Oct, 2022


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ARB fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth2/6
Past Performance3/6
Financial Health6/6

ARB Stock Overview

ARB Corporation Limited engages in the design, manufacture, distribution, and sale of motor vehicle accessories and light metal engineering works.

ARB Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for ARB
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceAU$28.69
52 Week HighAU$55.00
52 Week LowAU$24.84
1 Month Change-2.65%
3 Month Change-5.87%
1 Year Change-37.71%
3 Year Change55.92%
5 Year Change65.84%
Change since IPO25,981.82%

Recent News & Updates

Oct 04
ARB Corporation Limited's (ASX:ARB) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 18% Below Its Share Price

ARB Corporation Limited's (ASX:ARB) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 18% Below Its Share Price

Does the October share price for ARB Corporation Limited ( ASX:ARB ) reflect what it's really worth? Today, we will...

Sep 03
ARB's (ASX:ARB) Dividend Is Being Reduced To A$0.32

ARB's (ASX:ARB) Dividend Is Being Reduced To A$0.32

ARB Corporation Limited ( ASX:ARB ) is reducing its dividend from last year's comparable payment to A$0.32 on the 21st...

Aug 09
If EPS Growth Is Important To You, ARB (ASX:ARB) Presents An Opportunity

If EPS Growth Is Important To You, ARB (ASX:ARB) Presents An Opportunity

For beginners, it can seem like a good idea (and an exciting prospect) to buy a company that tells a good story to...

Shareholder Returns

ARBAU Auto ComponentsAU Market

Return vs Industry: ARB underperformed the Australian Auto Components industry which returned -34.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ARB underperformed the Australian Market which returned -11.7% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is ARB's price volatile compared to industry and market?
ARB volatility
ARB Average Weekly Movement5.8%
Auto Components Industry Average Movement5.4%
Market Average Movement9.4%
10% most volatile stocks in AU Market16.5%
10% least volatile stocks in AU Market4.2%

Stable Share Price: ARB is less volatile than 75% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: ARB's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1975n/aLachlan A. McCann

ARB Corporation Limited engages in the design, manufacture, distribution, and sale of motor vehicle accessories and light metal engineering works. The company provides bull bars, side rails and steps, canopies, UTE lids and tub accessories, roof racks, cross bars and carriers, suspension systems, driving lights, air compressors and tire accessories, air lockers, winches, recovery equipment and points, under vehicle protection products, fuel tanks and storage, drawers and cargo solutions, slide kitchen, portable fridge freezers, tents, swags and awnings, camping and touring accessories, safari snorkels, dual battery and solar systems, interior protection, and general accessories, as well as rear protection, towing, and wheel carriers. It also offers LINX, a controller that declutters the dashboard and centralizes the command of vehicle accessories by replacing classic switches, gauges, and monitors with one sleek and smart driver interface; and UHF radios, GPS, and reversing cameras.

ARB Fundamentals Summary

How do ARB's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
ARB fundamental statistics
Market CapAU$2.35b
Earnings (TTM)AU$122.01m
Revenue (TTM)AU$697.14m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
ARB income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueAU$314.29m
Gross ProfitAU$382.85m
Other ExpensesAU$260.85m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)1.49
Gross Margin54.92%
Net Profit Margin17.50%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did ARB perform over the long term?

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Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio

Does ARB pay a reliable dividends?

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When do you need to buy ARB by to receive an upcoming dividend?
ARB dividend dates
Ex Dividend DateOct 06 2022
Dividend Pay DateOct 21 2022
Days until Ex dividend1 day
Days until Dividend pay date16 days

Does ARB pay a reliable dividends?

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We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is ARB undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 4/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for ARB?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

ARB key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue3.3x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA12.8x
PEG Ratio5.3x

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does ARB's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

ARB PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for ARB vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average30.1x
GUD GUD Holdings
PWH PWR Holdings
SFC Schaffer
AHL Adrad Holdings

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: ARB is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (19.2x) compared to the peer average (30.1x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does ARB's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Global Auto Components Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: ARB is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (19.2x) compared to the Global Auto Components industry average (19.7x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is ARB's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

ARB PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio19.2x
Fair PE Ratio27.4x

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: ARB is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (19.2x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (27.4x).

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of ARB when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: ARB (A$28.69) is trading above our estimate of fair value (A$21.79)

Significantly Below Fair Value: ARB is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price and analysts are within a statistically confident range of agreement.

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Future Growth

How is ARB forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 2/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: ARB's forecast earnings growth (3.6% per year) is above the savings rate (1.8%).

Earnings vs Market: ARB's earnings (3.6% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Australian market (6.4% per year).

High Growth Earnings: ARB's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: ARB's revenue (8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (3.6% per year).

High Growth Revenue: ARB's revenue (8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: ARB's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (18.5%).

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Past Performance

How has ARB performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 3/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ARB has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: ARB's current net profit margins (17.5%) are lower than last year (18%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ARB's earnings have grown significantly by 23.1% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: ARB's earnings growth over the past year (8.1%) is below its 5-year average (23.1% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: ARB earnings growth over the past year (8.1%) exceeded the Auto Components industry 6%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: ARB's Return on Equity (22%) is considered high.

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Financial Health

How is ARB's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 6/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ARB's short term assets (A$359.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$99.4M).

Long Term Liabilities: ARB's short term assets (A$359.1M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$49.4M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ARB is debt free.

Reducing Debt: ARB has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 0.02%.

Debt Coverage: ARB has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: ARB has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet

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What is ARB current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 3/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

ARB Dividend Yield vs Market
How does ARB dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (ARB)2.5%
Market Bottom 25% (AU)2.8%
Market Top 25% (AU)7.2%
Industry Average (Auto Components)2.5%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (ARB)2.7%

Notable Dividend: ARB's dividend (2.47%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.8%).

High Dividend: ARB's dividend (2.47%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (7.21%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: ARB's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: ARB's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (47.5%), ARB's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its high cash payout ratio (261%), ARB's dividend payments are not well covered by cash flows.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Lachlan A. McCann





Mr. Lachlan A. M. McCann has been Business Development Manager at ARB Corporation Limited since 2012 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer since July 05, 2022. He served as the Managing Director of Off...

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: ARB's management team is seasoned and experienced (10.3 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: ARB's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 16.3 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

ASX:ARB Recent Insider Transactions by Companies or Individuals
DateValueNameEntityRoleSharesMax Price
27 Jun 22BuyAU$58,974Andrew StottIndividual2,000AU$29.49
20 Jun 22BuyAU$37,568,140Bennelong Australian Equity Partners Pty LtdCompany937,074AU$40.09
26 Apr 22BuyAU$41,931,239Bennelong Australian Equity Partners Pty LtdCompany924,777AU$45.34
04 Mar 22BuyAU$20,122Adrian FitzpatrickIndividual500AU$40.24
04 Nov 21SellAU$49,500,000Roger BrownIndividual1,000,000AU$49.50

Ownership Breakdown

What is the ownership structure of ARB?
Owner TypeNumber of SharesOwnership Percentage
Private Companies1,514,8121.9%
Individual Insiders6,287,7947.7%
General Public46,080,61756.3%

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Top 25 shareholders own 42.63% of the company
OwnershipNameSharesCurrent ValueChange %Portfolio %
Bennelong Australian Equity Partners Pty Ltd
Roger Brown
4,871,122A$139.8m-1.03%no data
The Vanguard Group, Inc.
3,735,881A$107.2m5.03%no data
Australian Foundation Investment Company Limited
BlackRock, Inc.
1,194,473A$34.3m-2.95%no data
Formax Pty Ltd
1,136,723A$32.6m-29.32%no data
Dimensional Fund Advisors LP
1,011,322A$29.0m1.31%no data
Norges Bank Investment Management
951,719A$27.3m0%no data
BKI Investment Company Limited
Milton Corporation Limited
Netwealth Investments Ltd.
Mirrabooka Investments Limited
Gerard Van Paasen
410,000A$11.8m1.03%no data
Illabarook Proprietary Limited
350,000A$10.0m0%no data
Djerriwarrh Investments Limited
Gillian Carpenter
326,916A$9.4m0%no data
Judith Carpenter
326,916A$9.4m0%no data
State Street Global Advisors, Inc.
274,838A$7.9m1.61%no data
McInroy & Wood Limited
BetaShares Capital Limited
Charles Schwab Investment Management, Inc.
162,404A$4.7m1.9%no data
Malcolm Shore
136,468A$3.9m0%no data
Philip Alan Naylor
136,468A$3.9m0%no data
WisdomTree Asset Management, Inc.
Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association-College Retirement Equities Fund
92,958A$2.7m0.29%no data

Company Information

ARB Corporation Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: ARB Corporation Limited
  • Ticker: ARB
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 1975
  • Industry: Auto Parts and Equipment
  • Sector: Automobiles
  • Implied Market Cap: AU$2.348b
  • Shares outstanding: 81.86m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • ARB Corporation Limited
  • 42-44 Garden Street
  • Kilsyth
  • Victoria
  • 3137
  • Australia


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
ARBASX (Australian Securities Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDJan 1992
ARBF.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDJan 1992
ARBCHIA (Chi-X Australia)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDJan 1992

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/10/04 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/10/04 00:00
Annual Earnings2022/06/30

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.