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Executive Summary

American Woodmark Corporation manufactures and distributes kitchen, bath, and home organization products for the remodelling and new home construction markets in the United States.


Snowflake Analysis

Mediocre balance sheet with questionable track record.


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Share Price & News

How has American Woodmark's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: AHQ's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

7.0%

AHQ

1.2%

DE Building

2.7%

DE Market


1 Year Return

8.6%

AHQ

8.4%

DE Building

10.3%

DE Market

Return vs Industry: AHQ matched the German Building industry which returned 7.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: AHQ matched the German Market which returned 8.8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

AHQIndustryMarket
7 Day7.0%1.2%2.7%
30 Day18.6%3.4%1.9%
90 Day70.0%10.2%17.0%
1 Year8.6%8.6%11.9%8.4%12.8%10.3%
3 Year-6.2%-6.2%8.4%-2.5%7.1%-1.4%
5 Year28.6%28.6%63.7%44.0%18.2%2.3%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is American Woodmark's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is American Woodmark undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

20.09x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: AHQ (€76.5) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€76.37)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: AHQ is poor value based on its PE Ratio (20.1x) compared to the DE Building industry average (11.6x).

PE vs Market: AHQ is good value based on its PE Ratio (20.1x) compared to the German market (21.6x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: AHQ is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.3x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: AHQ is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.1x) compared to the DE Building industry average (1.1x).


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Future Growth

How is American Woodmark forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?

6.2%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: AHQ's forecast earnings growth (6.2% per year) is above the savings rate (0.2%).

Earnings vs Market: AHQ's earnings (6.2% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the German market (24.6% per year).

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

Revenue vs Market: AHQ's revenue (0.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the German market (5.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: AHQ's revenue (0.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: AHQ's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (13.8%).


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Past Performance

How has American Woodmark performed over the past 5 years?

11.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: AHQ has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: AHQ's current net profit margins (4.5%) are lower than last year (5.1%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AHQ's earnings have grown by 11.4% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: AHQ's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: AHQ had negative earnings growth (-10.6%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Building industry average (22.3%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: AHQ's Return on Equity (10.7%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is American Woodmark's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AHQ's short term assets ($325.2M) exceed its short term liabilities ($155.6M).

Long Term Liabilities: AHQ's short term assets ($325.2M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($766.7M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: AHQ's debt to equity ratio (84.4%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: AHQ's debt to equity ratio has increased from 9.3% to 84.4% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: AHQ's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (30%).

Interest Coverage: AHQ's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.6x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is American Woodmark current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate AHQ's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate AHQ's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AHQ's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AHQ's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: AHQ is not paying a notable dividend for the German market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of AHQ's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the German market.


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Management

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

0.2yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

M. Culbreth (49 yo)

0.083

Tenure

US$1,381,241

Compensation

Mr. M. Scott Culbreth serves as President and Chief Executive Officer at American Woodmark Corporation since July 9, 2020 and also serves as its Corporate Secretary. He served as Chief Financial Officer an ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: M.'s total compensation ($USD1.38M) is about average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD1.48M).

Compensation vs Earnings: M.'s compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
M. Culbreth
President0.083yrUS$1.38m0.044%
$ 567.0k
Teresa May
Senior VP & Chief Marketing Officer0.33yrUS$159.75k0.0022%
$ 28.4k
Robert Adams
Senior Vice President of Manufacturing & Technical Operations5yrsUS$980.59k0.027%
$ 341.0k
Paul Joachimczyk
VP & CFO0.083yrno datano data
Glenn Eanes
VP & Treasurerno datano datano data

0.2yrs

Average Tenure

54yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: AHQ's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.2 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Daniel Hendrix
Independent Director15.25yrsUS$159.75k0.042%
$ 540.0k
Carol Moerdyk
Independent Director15.25yrsUS$169.75k0.092%
$ 1.2m
Martha Hayes
Independent Director25.58yrsUS$159.75k0.24%
$ 3.1m
Andrew Cogan
Independent Director11.42yrsUS$174.75k0.026%
$ 326.2k
James Davis
Independent Director18.58yrsUS$159.75k0.12%
$ 1.5m
Vance Tang
Independent Non-Executive Chairman0.083yrUS$169.75k0.11%
$ 1.4m

15.3yrs

Average Tenure

64yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: AHQ's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 15.3 years average tenure).


Ownership

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


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: AHQ insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

American Woodmark Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: American Woodmark Corporation
  • Ticker: AHQ
  • Exchange: DB
  • Founded: 1980
  • Industry: Building Products
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: US$1.507b
  • Listing Market Cap: US$1.279b
  • Shares outstanding: 16.94m
  • Website: https://www.americanwoodmark.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • American Woodmark Corporation
  • 561 Shady Elm Road
  • Winchester
  • Virginia
  • 22602
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
AMWDNasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)YesCommon StockUSUSDJul 1986
AHQDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURJul 1986

Biography

American Woodmark Corporation manufactures and distributes kitchen, bath, and home organization products for the remodelling and new home construction markets in the United States. It offers made-to-order ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/08/11 21:54
End of Day Share Price2020/08/11 00:00
Earnings2020/04/30
Annual Earnings2020/04/30


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.