NasdaqGS:HURC

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Executive Summary

Hurco Companies, Inc., an industrial technology company, designs, manufactures, and sells computerized machine tools to companies in the metal cutting industry worldwide.

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Fundamentals

Flawless balance sheet with solid track record.


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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: HURC has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-3.9%

HURC

-0.4%

US Machinery

-0.2%

US Market


1 Year Return

-12.6%

HURC

16.3%

US Machinery

16.1%

US Market

Return vs Industry: HURC underperformed the US Machinery industry which returned 16.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: HURC underperformed the US Market which returned 16.1% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

HURCIndustryMarket
7 Day-3.9%-0.4%-0.2%
30 Day3.5%3.8%3.7%
90 Day7.7%17.7%8.5%
1 Year-11.4%-12.6%18.5%16.3%18.7%16.1%
3 Year9.5%5.8%41.5%32.6%46.9%37.4%
5 Year3.9%-1.9%57.9%38.7%61.8%44.0%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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

9.77x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: HURC ($34.07) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($5.95)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: HURC is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.8x) compared to the Machinery industry average (22.4x).

PE vs Market: HURC is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.8x) compared to the US market (18x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate HURC's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: HURC is good value based on its PB Ratio (1x) compared to the US Machinery industry average (2.4x).


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Future Growth

How is Hurco Companies forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

10.6%

Forecasted Capital Goods industry annual growth in earnings


In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Hurco Companies has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.


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Past Performance

How has Hurco Companies performed over the past 5 years?

10.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: HURC has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: HURC's current net profit margins (8.2%) are higher than last year (6.7%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: HURC's earnings have grown by 10.4% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: HURC's earnings growth over the past year (19%) exceeds its 5-year average (10.4% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: HURC earnings growth over the past year (19%) exceeded the Machinery industry 13.5%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: HURC's Return on Equity (10%) is considered low.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is Hurco Companies's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: HURC's short term assets ($270.8M) exceeds its short term liabilities ($64.1M)

Long Term Liabilities: HURC's short term assets ($270.8M) exceeds its long term liabilities (5.8M)


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: HURC is debt free.

Reducing Debt: HURC has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 2%.

Debt Coverage: HURC has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: HURC has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet

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

Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if HURC's debt is covered by short term assets.


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Dividend

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

1.41%

Current Dividend Yield


Upcoming Dividend Payment

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Dividend Yield vs Market

company1.4%marketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage2.0%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: HURC's dividend (1.41%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.44%).

High Dividend: HURC's dividend (1.41%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.69%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, HURC has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

Growing Dividend: HURC's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 6 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (13.2%), HURC's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.


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Management

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

6.7yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Michael Doar (64yo)

18yrs

Tenure

US$2,633,537

Compensation

Mr. Michael Doar serves as Chief Executive Officer at Hurco Companies Inc. since November 14, 2001 and served as its President since October 31, 2009 until March 2013. Mr. Doar served as a Vice President o ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Michael's total compensation ($USD2.63M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.12M).

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


Management Age and Tenure

6.7yrs

Average Tenure

54yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: HURC's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.7 years average tenure).


Board Age and Tenure

6.0yrs

Average Tenure

62yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: HURC's board of directors are considered experienced (6 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

BuyUS$1,30629 Nov 18
Janaki Sivanesan
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Independent Director
Shares34
Max PriceUS$38.41

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Management Team

  • Michael Doar (64yo)

    Chairman & CEO

    • Tenure: 18yrs
    • Compensation: US$2.63m
  • Sonja McClelland (47yo)

    Executive VP

    • Tenure: 5.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.20m
  • Greg Volovic (54yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 0.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.73m

Board Members

  • Bob Cruickshank (73yo)

    Presiding Independent Director

    • Tenure: 7.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$104.96k
  • Michael Doar (64yo)

    Chairman & CEO

    • Tenure: 18yrs
    • Compensation: US$2.63m
  • Jay Longbottom (66yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 4.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$99.96k
  • Janu Sivanesan (47yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 11.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$94.96k
  • Cynthia Dubin (57yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 0.7yrs
  • Greg Volovic (54yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 0.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.73m
  • Andrew Niner (41yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 7.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$89.96k
  • Richard Porter (63yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 7.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$94.96k
  • Thomas Aaro (61yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 4.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$94.96k
  • Tim Gardner (63yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 2.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$93.71k

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: Hurco Companies, Inc.
  • Ticker: HURC
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1968
  • Industry: Industrial Machinery
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: US$232.725m
  • Shares outstanding: 6.77m
  • Website: https://www.hurco.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Hurco Companies, Inc.
  • One Technology Way
  • Indianapolis
  • Indiana
  • 46268
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
HURCNasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)YesCommon StockUSUSDAug 1980

Biography

Hurco Companies, Inc., an industrial technology company, designs, manufactures, and sells computerized machine tools to companies in the metal cutting industry worldwide. The company offers general purpose ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/11/22 23:39
End of Day Share Price2019/11/22 00:00
Earnings2019/07/31
Annual Earnings2018/10/31


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.