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.
Fair value with mediocre balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Unique Fabricating's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: UFAB'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: UFAB exceeded the US Auto Components industry which returned -12% over the past year.
Return vs Market: UFAB underperformed the US Market which returned 5.3% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Unique Fabricating's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 month ago | Simply Wall StWho Has Been Buying Unique Fabricating, Inc. (NYSEMKT:UFAB) Shares?
3 months ago | Simply Wall StDoes The Unique Fabricating, Inc. (NYSEMKT:UFAB) Share Price Tend To Follow The Market?
3 months ago | Simply Wall StWhat Kind Of Shareholders Own Unique Fabricating, Inc. (NYSEMKT:UFAB)?
Is Unique Fabricating 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: UFAB ($2.78) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($11.5)
Significantly Below Fair Value: UFAB is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: UFAB is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Auto Components industry average.
PE vs Market: UFAB 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 UFAB's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: UFAB is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.7x) compared to the US Auto Components industry average (1.4x).
How is Unique Fabricating forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: UFAB is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: UFAB is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: UFAB is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: UFAB's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: UFAB's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-4% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if UFAB's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Unique Fabricating performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: UFAB is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: UFAB is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: UFAB is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -43.2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare UFAB's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: UFAB is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Auto Components industry (3.5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: UFAB has a negative Return on Equity (-26.12%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Unique Fabricating's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: UFAB's short term assets ($47.3M) exceed its short term liabilities ($22.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: UFAB's short term assets ($47.3M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($56.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: UFAB's debt to equity ratio (121%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: UFAB's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 237.4% to 121% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: UFAB's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (28.6%).
Interest Coverage: UFAB is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.
What is Unique Fabricating current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate UFAB's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate UFAB's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if UFAB's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if UFAB's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: UFAB is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of UFAB's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Doug Cain (60yo)
Mr. Byrd Douglas Cain, III, also known as Doug, has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Unique Fabricating, Inc. since September 30, 2019 and had been its Interim Chief Financial Officer sinc ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Doug's total compensation ($USD648.03K) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD618.98K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Doug's compensation with company performance.
|Independent Chairman of the Board||7.5yrs||US$50.00k||2.98% $811.2k|
|Independent Director||7.33yrs||US$196.32k||no data|
|Independent Director||7.33yrs||US$25.00k||0.46% $125.5k|
|Independent Director||no data||US$25.00k||no data|
|Director||no data||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||6yrs||US$25.00k||0.40% $108.8k|
|Independent Director||0.67yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: UFAB's board of directors are considered experienced (7.3 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Unique Fabricating, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Unique Fabricating, Inc.
- Ticker: UFAB
- Exchange: AMEX
- Founded: 1975
- Industry: Auto Parts and Equipment
- Sector: Automobiles
- Market Cap: US$27.186m
- Shares outstanding: 9.78m
- Website: https://www.uniquefab.com
Number of Employees
- Unique Fabricating, Inc.
- 800 Standard Parkway
- Auburn Hills
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|UFAB||AMEX (NYSE MKT LLC)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jul 2015|
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. It offers die cut non-metallic materials and components, such as precision die cutting, thermoforming, fusion molding, and reaction injection molding polyurethane products; thermoformed molded products, including heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) air ducts, as well as door water shields, evaporator liners, console bin mats and fender insulators, and others; and fusion molded products comprising exterior mirror seals, cowl-to-hood seals, and cowl-to-fender seals, as well as other noise, vibration, and harshness management and sealing applications, such as fillers, spacers, and gaskets. The company sells its products to original equipment manufacturers and tiered suppliers in the automotive and heavy-duty truck, appliance, water heater, HVAC, aerospace, and medical markets in North America. Unique Fabricating, Inc. was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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