AMEX:UFAB

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Unique Fabricating, Inc. engineers and manufactures multi-material foam, rubber, and plastic components utilized in noise, vibration, harshness, acoustical management, water and air sealing, decorative, and other functional applications.

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Fundamentals

Fair value with moderate growth potential.

Risks

  • Unique Fabricating has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
  • Unique Fabricating is covered by less than 3 analysts.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-9.1%

AMEX:UFAB

-2.1%

US Auto Components

-0.7%

US Market


1 Year Return

-69.1%

AMEX:UFAB

-31.2%

US Auto Components

-0.5%

US Market

UFAB underperformed the Auto Components industry which returned -30.8% over the past year.

UFAB underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned -0.4% over the past year.


Share holder returns

UFABIndustryMarket
7 Day-9.1%-2.1%-0.7%
30 Day-4.7%-8.2%-3.0%
90 Day-16.3%-1.6%0.9%
1 Year-67.4%-69.1%-30.2%-31.2%1.7%-0.5%
3 Year-75.6%-79.6%1.7%-9.3%39.5%30.4%
5 Yearn/a-2.5%-15.8%54.1%37.0%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Unique Fabricating undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

50%

Discount to future cash flow value


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Unique Fabricating's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a moderate discount (> 20%).

Unique Fabricating's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a substantial discount (> 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

Unique Fabricating is loss making, we can't compare its value to the US Auto Components industry average.

Unique Fabricating is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the United States of America market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Unique Fabricating, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Unique Fabricating is good value based on assets compared to the US Auto Components industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Unique Fabricating expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

138.1%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Unique Fabricating's revenue is expected to grow by 3.4% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

Unique Fabricating's earnings are expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.

Unique Fabricating's revenue growth is positive but not above the United States of America market average.

Unique Fabricating's earnings growth is expected to exceed the United States of America market average.

Unique Fabricating's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Unable to establish if Unique Fabricating will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.


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Past Performance

How has Unique Fabricating performed over the past 5 years?

-8.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Unique Fabricating does not make a profit and their year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years.

Unable to compare Unique Fabricating's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.

Unable to compare Unique Fabricating's 1-year growth to the US Auto Components industry average as it is not currently profitable.


Return on Equity

It is difficult to establish if Unique Fabricating has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is loss-making.


Return on Assets

It is difficult to establish if Unique Fabricating has efficiently used its assets last year compared to the US Auto Components industry average (Return on Assets) as it is loss-making.


Return on Capital Employed

It is difficult to establish if Unique Fabricating improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.


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Financial Health

How is Unique Fabricating's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Unique Fabricating is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Unique Fabricating's long term commitments exceed its cash and other short term assets.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Unique Fabricating's level of debt (131%) compared to net worth is high (greater than 40%).

The level of debt compared to net worth has been reduced over the past 5 years (263% vs 131% today).

Debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (19%, less than 20% of total debt).

Unique Fabricating is making a loss, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt is not covered by short term assets, assets are 0.9x debt.


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate Unique Fabricating's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate Unique Fabricating's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Unique Fabricating has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if Unique Fabricating's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Unique Fabricating has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


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Management

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

6.4yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Tom Tekiele (52yo)

0.3yrs

Tenure

US$353,340

Compensation

Mr. Thomas Tekiele, also known as Tom has been the Chief Financial Officer of Unique Fabricating, Inc. since joining in 2001 and serves as its Secretary. Mr. Tekiele has been its Interim Chief Executive Of ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Tom's remuneration is about average for companies of similar size in United States of America.

Tom's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.


Board Age and Tenure

6.4yrs

Average Tenure

58.5yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Unique Fabricating board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

More shares have been bought than sold by Unique Fabricating individual insiders in the past 3 months, but not in substantial volumes.


Recent Insider Transactions

BuyUS$26,92413 Aug 19
Richard Baum
EntityIndividual
Role
Chairman of the Board
Chairman of the Board
Shares10,300
Max PriceUS$2.62

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Todd Torres

    President of Unique Fabricating South

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Tom Tekiele (52yo)

    Interim CEO

    • Tenure: 0.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$353.34k
  • Scott Reed

    Vice President of Operations

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs

Board Members

  • Richard Baum (59yo)

    Chairman of the Board

    • Tenure: 6.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$50.00k
  • Donn Viola (74yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
    • Compensation: US$25.00k
  • Mary Kim Korth (64yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 6.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$25.00k
  • Bill Cooke (58yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 6.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$25.00k
  • James Illikman (51yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
    • Compensation: US$18.75k
  • Paul Frascoia (51yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 5.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$25.00k

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: Unique Fabricating, Inc.
  • Ticker: UFAB
  • Exchange: AMEX
  • Founded: 1975
  • Industry: Auto Parts and Equipment
  • Sector: Automobiles
  • Market Cap: US$25.524m
  • Shares outstanding: 9.78m
  • Website: https://www.uniquefab.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Unique Fabricating, Inc.
  • 800 Standard Parkway
  • Auburn Hills
  • Michigan
  • 48326
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
UFABAMEX (NYSE MKT LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDJul 2015

Biography

Unique Fabricating, Inc. engineers and manufactures multi-material foam, rubber, and plastic components utilized in noise, vibration, harshness, acoustical management, water and air sealing, decorative, an ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/08/19 00:51
End of Day Share Price2019/08/16 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/30


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.