NasdaqCM:XPEL

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Executive Summary

XPEL, Inc. manufactures, sells, distributes, and installs after-market automotive products in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands.

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Fundamentals

Flawless balance sheet with outstanding track record.


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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

3.0%

XPEL

3.3%

US Auto Components

0.5%

US Market


1 Year Return

51.1%

XPEL

-2.4%

US Auto Components

6.8%

US Market

Return vs Industry: XPEL exceeded the US Auto Components industry which returned -2.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: XPEL exceeded the US Market which returned 6.8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

XPELIndustryMarket
7 Day3.0%3.3%0.5%
30 Day-12.1%2.7%-0.8%
90 Day56.9%1.1%-0.9%
1 Year51.1%51.1%-0.9%-2.4%9.2%6.8%
3 Year684.6%684.6%10.9%-0.5%45.6%36.2%
5 Year272.3%272.3%19.7%3.3%63.2%45.4%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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

31.56x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: XPEL ($10.2) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($2.47)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: XPEL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (31.6x) compared to the Auto Components industry average (16.5x).

PE vs Market: XPEL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (31.6x) compared to the US market (17.7x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: XPEL is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.2x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: XPEL is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (10.9x) compared to the US Auto Components industry average (1.2x).


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Future Growth

How is XPEL forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

26.6%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: XPEL's forecast earnings growth (26.6% per year) is above the savings rate (2.7%).

Earnings vs Market: XPEL's earnings (26.6% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (14.6% per year).

High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: XPEL's revenue (15.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.2% per year).

High Growth Revenue: XPEL's revenue (15.1% 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 XPEL's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has XPEL performed over the past 5 years?

31.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: XPEL's earnings have grown significantly by 31.2% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: XPEL's earnings growth over the past year (78.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (31.2% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: XPEL earnings growth over the past year (78.6%) exceeded the Auto Components industry 8.1%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: XPEL's Return on Equity (34.8%) is considered high.


Return on Assets

ROA vs Industry: XPEL has a higher Return on Assets than the Auto Components industry average last year.


Return on Capital Employed

ROCE Improving: XPEL has significantly improved its Return on Capital Employed over the past 3 years.


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Financial Health

How is XPEL's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: XPEL's short term assets ($29.6M) exceeds its short term liabilities ($13.5M)

Long Term Liabilities: XPEL's short term assets (29.6M) exceeds its long term liabilities (4.2M)


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: XPEL's debt to equity ratio (4.6%) is considered satisfactory

Reducing Debt: XPEL's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 5.5% to 4.6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: XPEL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (704%).

Interest Coverage: XPEL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (99.1x coverage).


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: XPEL has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: XPEL's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 25.277710x debt).


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Dividend

What is XPEL's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage1.9%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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

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

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

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


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Management

What is the CEO of XPEL's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

2.1yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Ryan Pape (37yo)

10.7yrs

Tenure

US$536,510

Compensation

Mr. Ryan L. Pape has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of XPEL Technologies Corp. since February 2009 and serves as its Secretary. Mr. Pape serves as Chairman of XPEL, Inc. since September 201 ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs. Market: Ryan's total compensation ($USD536.51K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.16M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Ryan's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.


Management Age and Tenure

2.1yrs

Average Tenure

51yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: XPEL's management team is considered experienced (2.1 years average tenure).


Board Age and Tenure

5.8yrs

Average Tenure

60.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: XPEL's board of directors are considered experienced (5.8 years average tenure).


Insider Trading

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


Recent Insider Transactions

SellUS$10,35225 Jan 19
Richard Crumly
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Independent Director
Shares1,920
Max PriceUS$5.60

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Tim Hartt (51yo)

    Co-Founder & MD of Europe

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: US$199.83k
  • Ryan Pape (37yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 10.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$536.51k
  • Barry Wood (56yo)

    Senior VP & CFO

    • Tenure: 3.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$362.68k
  • Mat Moreau

    VP of Sales & Product

    • Tenure: 0.08yrs
  • Christine Pu

    Managing Director of Asia

    • Tenure: 0.9yrs

Board Members

  • Ryan Pape (37yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 10.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$536.51k
  • Rick Crumly (62yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 9.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$61.15k
  • John Constantine (59yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 9.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$67.10k
  • Mike Klonne (67yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 2.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$62.70k

Company Information

XPEL, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: XPEL, Inc.
  • Ticker: XPEL
  • Exchange: NasdaqCM
  • Founded: 1999
  • Industry: Auto Parts and Equipment
  • Sector: Automobiles
  • Market Cap: US$281.648m
  • Shares outstanding: 27.61m
  • Website: https://www.xpel.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • XPEL, Inc.
  • 618 West Sunset Road
  • San Antonio
  • Texas
  • 78216
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
XPELNasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)YesCommon SharesUSUSDOct 2006

Biography

XPEL, Inc. manufactures, sells, distributes, and installs after-market automotive products in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands. The company offers paint protection films;  ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/10/20 23:54
End of Day Share Price2019/10/18 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.