ABM Industries Incorporated provides integrated facility solutions in the United States and internationally.
Solid track record established dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has ABM Industries's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: AB4 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
DE Commercial Services
1 Year Return
DE Commercial Services
Return vs Industry: AB4 exceeded the German Commercial Services industry which returned -0.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AB4 underperformed the German Market which returned 15% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is ABM Industries's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is ABM Industries 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: AB4 (€35.6) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€40.85)
Significantly Below Fair Value: AB4 is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: AB4 is good value based on its PE Ratio (20.3x) compared to the Commercial Services industry average (32x).
PE vs Market: AB4 is good value based on its PE Ratio (20.3x) compared to the German market (21.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: AB4 is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: AB4 is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.7x) compared to the DE Commercial Services industry average (3.3x).
How is ABM Industries 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: AB4's forecast earnings growth (7.2% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: AB4's earnings (7.2% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the German market (13.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: AB4's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: AB4's revenue (1.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the German market (5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: AB4's revenue (1.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: AB4's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (8.9%).
How has ABM Industries performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: AB4 has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: AB4's current net profit margins (2%) are higher than last year (1.5%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: AB4's earnings have grown by 12.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: AB4's earnings growth over the past year (32.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (12.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: AB4 earnings growth over the past year (32.8%) exceeded the Commercial Services industry 10.8%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: AB4's Return on Equity (8.3%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is ABM Industries's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: AB4's short term assets ($1.3B) exceed its short term liabilities ($902.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: AB4's short term assets ($1.3B) exceed its long term liabilities ($1.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: AB4's debt to equity ratio (52.9%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: AB4's debt to equity ratio has increased from 33.1% to 52.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: AB4's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (32.2%).
Interest Coverage: AB4's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.3x coverage).
Inventory Level: AB4 has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: AB4's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 1.6x debt).
What is ABM Industries's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: AB4's dividend (1.9%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.31%).
High Dividend: AB4's dividend (1.9%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.59%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: AB4's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: AB4's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (37.6%), AB4's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: AB4's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (34.2% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Scott Salmirs (57yo)
Mr. Scott B. Salmirs has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of ABM Industries Incorporated since March 31, 2015. Mr. Salmirs served as an Executive Vice President of ABM Industries Incorporated ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Scott's total compensation ($USD6.46M) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD2.02M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Scott's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive VP & CFO||4.8yrs||US$2.56m||0.053% $1.3m|
|Executive VP||2.6yrs||US$1.44m||0.014% $345.1k|
|Executive VP & Chief Facilities Services Officer||4yrs||US$1.70m||0.0092% $219.0k|
|Executive VP & Chief Revenue Officer||0.3yrs||US$2.26m||0.070% $1.7m|
|Senior VP||9.7yrs||US$789.76k||0.017% $413.3k|
|Senior VP and President of Technology & Manufacturing||0.8yrs||no data||no data|
|VP of Investor Relations & Treasurer||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Communication Officer||4.3yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Marketing Officer||0.8yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: AB4's management team is considered experienced (4 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||23.1yrs||US$244.71k||0.0083% $197.9k|
|Independent Director||3.1yrs||US$247.75k||0.0022% $53.8k|
|Independent Director||5.2yrs||US$245.06k||0.015% $364.7k|
|Independent Director||3.1yrs||US$242.96k||0.015% $348.0k|
|Independent Director||1.4yrs||US$220.72k||0.0056% $134.3k|
|Independent Director||4.3yrs||US$242.84k||0.015% $351.5k|
|Independent Chairman of the Board||2.9yrs||US$355.63k||0.039% $930.7k|
|Independent Director||1.3yrs||US$214.24k||0.0049% $117.5k|
|Independent Director||0.4yrs||US$57.09k||no data|
Experienced Board: AB4's board of directors are considered experienced (3.1 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
ABM Industries Incorporated's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: ABM Industries Incorporated
- Ticker: AB4
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 1909
- Industry: Environmental and Facilities Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: US$2.595b
- Listing Market Cap: US$2.393b
- Shares outstanding: 66.75m
- Website: https://www.abm.com
Number of Employees
- ABM Industries Incorporated
- One Liberty Plaza
- 7th Floor
- New York
- New York
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|ABM||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jan 1969|
|AB4||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1969|
ABM Industries Incorporated provides integrated facility solutions in the United States and internationally. The company operates through Business & Industry, Aviation, Technology & Manufacturing, Education, and Technical Solutions segments. It provides janitorial, facilities engineering, parking, custodial, landscaping and ground, and mechanical and electrical services; and vehicle maintenance and other services to rental car providers. The company was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/17 22:10|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/17 00:00|
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