Douglas Dynamics, Inc. operates as a manufacturer and upfitter of commercial work truck attachments and equipment in North America.
Second-rate dividend payer with imperfect balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Douglas Dynamics's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: 5D4's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: 5D4 underperformed the German Machinery industry which returned 2.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 5D4 underperformed the German Market which returned 8.1% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Douglas Dynamics's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Douglas Dynamics 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: 5D4 (€34.6) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€37.49)
Significantly Below Fair Value: 5D4 is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: 5D4 is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the DE Machinery industry average.
PE vs Market: 5D4 is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the German market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 5D4's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: 5D4 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (5.1x) compared to the DE Machinery industry average (1.4x).
How is Douglas Dynamics forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: 5D4 is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: 5D4 is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: 5D4 is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: 5D4's revenue (8.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the German market (5.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: 5D4's revenue (8.9% 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 5D4's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Douglas Dynamics performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 5D4 is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: 5D4 is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 5D4 is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 11.3% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare 5D4's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: 5D4 is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Machinery industry (-33.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: 5D4 has a negative Return on Equity (-48.78%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Douglas Dynamics's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 5D4's short term assets ($223.0M) exceed its short term liabilities ($57.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: 5D4's short term assets ($223.0M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($343.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 5D4's debt to equity ratio (157.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: 5D4's debt to equity ratio has increased from 104.9% to 157.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: 5D4's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (24.7%).
Interest Coverage: 5D4 is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.
What is Douglas Dynamics's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: 5D4's dividend (2.72%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.23%).
High Dividend: 5D4's dividend (2.72%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.78%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: 5D4's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: 5D4's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: 5D4 is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Bob McCormick (59 yo)
Mr. Robert L. Mccormick, also known as Bob, has been President, CEO and Director of Douglas Dynamics, Inc., since January 1, 2019. Mr. Mccormick served as Chief Operating Officer of Douglas Dynamics, Inc. ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Bob's total compensation ($USD1.99M) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD1.29M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Bob's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|Executive Chairman||6.33yrs||US$710.54k||0.64% |
|CFO & Secretary||3yrs||US$1.03m||0.061% |
|President of Work Truck Solutions||3.42yrs||US$715.29k||0.062% |
|President of Commercial Snow & Ice||3.17yrs||US$890.09k||0.38% |
|Vice President of Human Resources||no data||no data||no data|
|Director of Operational Excellence||no data||no data||no data|
|Corporate Controller & Assistant Secretary||no data||no data||0.017% |
|Director of Organizational Development||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: 5D4's management team is considered experienced (3 years average tenure).
|Executive Chairman||6.33yrs||US$710.54k||0.64% |
|Independent Director||10.08yrs||US$146.86k||0.16% |
|Independent Lead Director||6.33yrs||US$171.86k||0.11% |
|Independent Director||9.08yrs||US$161.36k||0.10% |
|Independent Director||8.17yrs||US$156.86k||0.094% |
|Independent Director||9.83yrs||US$156.86k||0.11% |
Experienced Board: 5D4's board of directors are considered experienced (8.2 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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Douglas Dynamics, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Douglas Dynamics, Inc.
- Ticker: 5D4
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 1948
- Industry: Construction Machinery and Heavy Trucks
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: US$901.498m
- Listing Market Cap: US$764.831m
- Shares outstanding: 22.86m
- Website: https://www.douglasdynamics.com
Number of Employees
- Douglas Dynamics, Inc.
- 7777 North 73rd Street
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|PLOW||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||May 2010|
|5D4||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||May 2010|
Douglas Dynamics, Inc. operates as a manufacturer and upfitter of commercial work truck attachments and equipment in North America. It operates in two segments, Work Truck Attachments and Work Truck Soluti ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/08/10 21:25|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/08/10 00:00|
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