American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, engineers, and manufactures driveline and metal forming products in the United States, Mexico, South America, China, other Asian countries, and Europe.
Fair value with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: AXL's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Auto Components
1 Year Return
US Auto Components
Return vs Industry: AXL underperformed the US Auto Components industry which returned -50.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AXL underperformed the US Market which returned -15.9% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
4 weeks ago | Simply Wall StHerbert Parker Is The Independent Director of American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AXL) And They Just Spent US$171k On Shares
1 month ago | Simply Wall StDoes American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings (NYSE:AXL) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?
Is American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings 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: AXL ($2.74) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($20.41)
Significantly Below Fair Value: AXL is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: AXL is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Auto Components industry average.
PE vs Market: AXL is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate AXL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: AXL is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.3x) compared to the US Auto Components industry average (0.6x).
How is American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: AXL is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: AXL is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: AXL's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: AXL's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-5.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: AXL's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-5.5% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: AXL's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (2.4%).
How has American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: AXL is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: AXL is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: AXL is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -32.2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare AXL's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: AXL is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Auto Components industry (-4.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: AXL has a negative Return on Equity (-49.38%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: AXL's short term assets ($1.9B) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.0B).
Long Term Liabilities: AXL's short term assets ($1.9B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($4.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: AXL's debt to equity ratio (374.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: AXL's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 1330.3% to 374.1% over the past 5 years.
Inventory Level: AXL has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: AXL's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.5x debt).
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: AXL has been profitable on average in the past, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
Forecast Cash Runway: AXL has been profitable on average in the past, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
What is American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate AXL's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate AXL's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AXL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AXL's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: AXL is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of AXL's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
David Dauch (54yo)
Mr. David Charles Dauch has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Metaldyne Performance Group Inc. since April 6, 2017. Mr. Dauch has been the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Am ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: David's total compensation ($USD7.66M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.26M).
Compensation vs Earnings: David's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chairman & CEO||7.58yrs||US$7.66m||0.70% $2.2m|
|VP & CFO||4.67yrs||US$2.34m||0.044% $136.5k|
|President of Metal Forming||no data||US$2.07m||0.077% $239.0k|
|President of Driveline||no data||US$1.96m||0.030% $91.8k|
|Chief Accounting Officer & Executive Director of Corporate Finance||0.92yr||no data||no data|
|CTO & VP of Global Product Engineering||4.08yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Information Officer & VP||7.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Director of Investor Relations||4.67yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Compliance Officer||8.25yrs||no data||0.075% $231.8k|
Experienced Management: AXL's management team is considered experienced (4.7 years average tenure).
|Chairman & CEO||7.58yrs||US$7.66m||0.70% $2.2m|
|Independent Director||15.58yrs||US$245.50k||0.051% $157.3k|
|Independent Director||9.17yrs||US$250.40k||0.060% $185.1k|
|Lead Independent Director||no data||US$266.20k||0.030% $94.1k|
|Independent Director||15.25yrs||US$255.50k||0.058% $180.6k|
|Independent Director||1.42yrs||US$235.60k||no data|
|Independent Director||8.5yrs||US$245.50k||0.054% $165.9k|
|Independent Director||1.42yrs||US$237.20k||0.034% $106.1k|
|Independent Director||5yrs||US$239.00k||0.017% $51.7k|
|Independent Director||5yrs||US$235.60k||0.021% $65.4k|
Experienced Board: AXL's board of directors are considered experienced (6.7 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: AXL 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.
American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc.
- Ticker: AXL
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1994
- Industry: Auto Parts and Equipment
- Sector: Automobiles
- Market Cap: US$309.724m
- Shares outstanding: 113.04m
- Website: https://www.aam.com
Number of Employees
- American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc.
- One Dauch Drive
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|AXL||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jan 1999|
|AYA||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1999|
|AYA||BST (Boerse-Stuttgart)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1999|
|AYA||BRSE (Berne Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||CH||CHF||Jan 1999|
American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, engineers, and manufactures driveline and metal forming products in the United States, Mexico, South America, China, other Asian countries, and Europe. The company’s Driveline segment offers front and rear axles, driveshafts, differential assemblies, clutch modules, balance shaft systems, disconnecting driveline technology, and electric and hybrid driveline products and systems for light trucks, sport utility vehicles, crossover vehicles, passenger cars, and commercial vehicles. Its Metal Forming segment provides transmission shafts, ring and pinion gears, differential gears and assemblies, and connecting rods and variable valve timing products for original equipment manufacturers and tier 1 automotive suppliers. American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Detroit, Michigan.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/05 04:13|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/03 00:00|
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