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 moderate growth potential.
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 underperformed the US Auto Components industry which returned -7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: UFAB underperformed the US Market which returned 20.1% 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
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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 ($3.67) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($7.3)
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 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 (0.9x) 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 become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: UFAB is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: UFAB's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: UFAB's revenue (3.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: UFAB's revenue (3.7% 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 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 -22.9% 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 (12.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: UFAB has a negative Return on Equity (-23.5%), as it is currently unprofitable.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Unique Fabricating's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: UFAB's short term assets ($47.9M) exceed its short term liabilities ($19.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: UFAB's short term assets ($47.9M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($50.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: UFAB's debt to equity ratio (131.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: UFAB's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 245.6% to 131.5% over the past 5 years.
Inventory Level: UFAB has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: UFAB's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.9x 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: UFAB has been profitable on average in the past, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
Forecast Cash Runway: UFAB has been profitable on average in the past, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
What is Unique Fabricating's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate UFAB's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate UFAB'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 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 (59yo)
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 has been its Interim Chief Financial Officer sinc ...
|Independent Chairman of the Board||7.1yrs||US$50.00k||2.98% $1.1m|
|Independent Director||0yrs||US$25.00k||0.82% $293.6k|
|Independent Director||6.9yrs||US$25.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||6.9yrs||US$25.00k||0.46% $165.6k|
|Independent Director||0yrs||US$18.75k||no data|
|Independent Director||5.6yrs||US$25.00k||0.40% $143.7k|
|Independent Director||0.3yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: UFAB's board of directors are considered experienced (6.9 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: UFAB 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$35.885m
- 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 products, such as trim insulation, headliner insulation, fender acoustical pad, A/B/C pillar cover, dashboard seal, cup holder base, and under hood insulation products, as well as heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) seals; thermoformed and compression molded products, including HVAC air ducts, door water shields, evaporator liners, console bin mats and fender insulators, and others; and fusion molded products comprising interior mirror, body-in-white, cowl to hood, and cowl to fender seals. The company sells its products to original equipment manufacturers and tiered suppliers in the automotive, appliance, water heater, and HVAC industries in North America. Unique Fabricating, Inc. was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/16 01:29|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/14 00:00|
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