NFI Group Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures heavy-duty transit buses, medium-duty buses, low-floor cutaway buses, and motor coaches in the United States and Canada.
Good value with reasonable growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has NFI Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: NFI has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: NFI underperformed the Canadian Machinery industry which returned 4.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: NFI underperformed the Canadian Market which returned 5.4% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is NFI Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StNFI Group (TSE:NFI) Use Of Debt Could Be Considered Risky
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StAre Investors Undervaluing NFI Group Inc. (TSE:NFI) By 26%?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StCould The NFI Group Inc. (TSE:NFI) Ownership Structure Tell Us Something Useful?
Is NFI Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: NFI (CA$32.79) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$37.82)
Significantly Below Fair Value: NFI is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: NFI is good value based on its PE Ratio (23.1x) compared to the Machinery industry average (29.2x).
PE vs Market: NFI is poor value based on its PE Ratio (23.1x) compared to the Canadian market (15.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: NFI is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: NFI is good value based on its PB Ratio (2x) compared to the CA Machinery industry average (2.3x).
How is NFI Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: NFI's forecast earnings growth (43.6% per year) is above the savings rate (1.4%).
Earnings vs Market: NFI's earnings (43.6% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (10.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: NFI's revenue (6.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (4.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: NFI's revenue (6.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if NFI's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has NFI Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: NFI has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: NFI's current net profit margins (2.5%) are lower than last year (7.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: NFI's earnings have grown significantly by 25.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: NFI's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: NFI had negative earnings growth (-65.6%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Machinery industry average (-18.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: NFI's Return on Equity (8.6%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is NFI Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: NFI's short term assets ($1.3B) exceed its short term liabilities ($630.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: NFI's short term assets ($1.3B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.5B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: NFI's debt to equity ratio (155.2%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: NFI's debt to equity ratio has increased from 54.5% to 155.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: NFI's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (0.2%).
Interest Coverage: NFI's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.4x coverage).
Inventory Level: NFI has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: NFI's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 1.1x debt).
What is NFI Group's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: NFI's dividend (5.15%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (1.89%).
High Dividend: NFI's dividend (5.15%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (5.29%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, NFI has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: NFI has only been paying a dividend for 8 years, and since then payments have fallen.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (111.3%), NFI's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Paul Soubry (56yo)
Mr. Paul Soubry, Jr., ICD.D, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of New Flyer Industries Inc. and New Flyer Holdings, Inc. since January 19, 2009. He has been the Chief Executive Officer and ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Paul's total compensation ($USD2.30M) is about average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD2.15M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Paul's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive VP of Finance||15.1yrs||US$998.61k||0.44% $9.0m|
|President of Motor Coach Business||8.3yrs||US$1.02m||0.031% $627.5k|
|President of Parts Business||3.1yrs||US$1.24m||0.058% $1.2m|
|Chief Executive of ADL & President of NFI International||1.1yrs||no data||0.41% $8.3m|
|Group Director of Corporate Development & Investor Relations||1.6yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive VP||14yrs||no data||0.037% $754.1k|
|Executive Vice President of Sales||20.1yrs||US$649.22k||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Human Resources||10.3yrs||no data||0.027% $553.9k|
Experienced Management: NFI's management team is seasoned and experienced (9.3 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||11.4yrs||US$245.56k||0.10% $2.1m|
|Independent Director||4.8yrs||US$266.02k||0.014% $291.4k|
|Independent Chairperson of the Board||0yrs||US$409.26k||0.078% $1.6m|
|Independent Director||14.7yrs||US$245.56k||0.22% $4.4m|
|Independent Director||4.8yrs||US$245.56k||0.0032% $65.6k|
|Independent Director||7.8yrs||US$245.56k||no data|
|Independent Director||4.5yrs||US$245.56k||0.0098% $201.9k|
|Independent Director||0.8yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: NFI's board of directors are considered experienced (6.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: NFI insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
NFI Group Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: NFI Group Inc.
- Ticker: NFI
- Exchange: TSX
- Founded: 1930
- Industry: Construction Machinery and Heavy Trucks
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: CA$2.049b
- Shares outstanding: 62.50m
- Website: https://www.nfigroup.com
Number of Employees
- NFI Group Inc.
- 711 Kernaghan Avenue
- R2C 3T4
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|NFI||TSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CA||CAD||Aug 2011|
|NFYE.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Aug 2011|
|9NF||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Aug 2011|
NFI Group Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures heavy-duty transit buses, medium-duty buses, low-floor cutaway buses, and motor coaches in the United States and Canada. The company operates through two segments, Manufacturing Operations and Aftermarket Operations. It also provides bus and coach parts and support services. NFI Group Inc. distributes its products under the New Flyer, MCI, ARBOC, and NFI Parts brands. The company was formerly known as New Flyer Industries Inc. and changed its name to NFI Group Inc. in May 2018. NFI Group Inc. was founded in 1930 and is headquartered in Winnipeg, Canada.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/20 02:12|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/19 00:00|
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