Insteel Industries, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets steel wire reinforcing products for concrete construction applications.
Flawless balance sheet with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Insteel Industries's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: IIIN's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: IIIN underperformed the US Building industry which returned -24.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: IIIN underperformed the US Market which returned -13.3% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Insteel Industries's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 day ago | Simply Wall StHow Much Are Insteel Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:IIIN) Insiders Spending On Buying Shares?
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StShould You Be Worried About Insteel Industries, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:IIIN) 0.8% Return On Equity?
4 weeks ago | Simply Wall StInvestors Who Bought Insteel Industries (NASDAQ:IIIN) Shares Three Years Ago Are Now Down 46%
Is Insteel Industries undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: IIIN ($13.97) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($9.76)
Significantly Below Fair Value: IIIN is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: IIIN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (132.7x) compared to the Building industry average (13.7x).
PE vs Market: IIIN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (132.7x) compared to the US market (12.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: IIIN is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.4x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: IIIN is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.1x) compared to the US Building industry average (1.1x).
How is Insteel Industries forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: IIIN's forecast earnings growth (94.1% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: IIIN's earnings (94.1% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (13.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: IIIN's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-1.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: IIIN's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-1.3% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if IIIN's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Insteel Industries performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: IIIN has a large one-off gain of $1.4M impacting its December 28 2019 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: IIIN's current net profit margins (0.5%) are lower than last year (7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: IIIN's earnings have declined by -4.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: IIIN's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: IIIN had negative earnings growth (-93.7%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Building industry average (-11.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: IIIN's Return on Equity (0.8%) is considered low.
How is Insteel Industries's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: IIIN's short term assets ($174.2M) exceed its short term liabilities ($40.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: IIIN's short term assets ($174.2M) exceed its long term liabilities ($20.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: IIIN is debt free.
Reducing Debt: IIIN has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 5.5%.
Debt Coverage: IIIN has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: IIIN has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Insteel Industries's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: IIIN's dividend (0.86%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (2.01%).
High Dividend: IIIN's dividend (0.86%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (5.66%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: IIIN is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: IIIN is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: IIIN is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of IIIN's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Howard Woltz (63yo)
Mr. Howard Osler Woltz, III has been the Chief Executive Officer of Insteel Industries, Inc. since 1991, President since 1989 and Chairman since February 10, 2009. Mr. Woltz serves as the President of Inst ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Howard's total compensation ($USD1.77M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.49M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Howard's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|VP, CFO & Treasurer||26.25yrs||US$925.33k||0.17% $453.3k|
|VP of Administration & Secretary||13.25yrs||US$481.80k||0.081% $219.0k|
|Vice President||22.25yrs||US$913.45k||0.16% $442.5k|
|Chief Accounting Officer & Corporate Controller||14.75yrs||no data||0.14% $373.1k|
Experienced Management: IIIN's management team is seasoned and experienced (22.3 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||2.58yrs||US$127.81k||0.11% $286.7k|
|Independent Director||4.58yrs||US$126.56k||0.057% $152.8k|
|Lead Director||no data||US$132.81k||0.43% $1.2m|
|Independent Director||2yrs||US$115.26k||0.040% $109.0k|
|Independent Director||4yrs||US$126.56k||0.057% $152.9k|
|Independent Director||1yr||US$27.50k||0.014% $38.0k|
Experienced Board: IIIN's board of directors are considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: IIIN insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Insteel Industries, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Insteel Industries, Inc.
- Ticker: IIIN
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1953
- Industry: Building Products
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: US$269.843m
- Shares outstanding: 19.26m
- Website: https://www.insteel.com
Number of Employees
- Insteel Industries, Inc.
- 1373 Boggs Drive
- Mount Airy
- North Carolina
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|IIIN||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Apr 1985|
|HZ8||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Apr 1985|
Insteel Industries, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets steel wire reinforcing products for concrete construction applications. The company offers pre-stressed concrete strand (PC strand) and welded wire reinforcement (WWR) products. Its PC strand is a seven-wire strand that is used to impart compression forces into precast concrete elements and structures providing reinforcement for bridges, parking decks, buildings, and other concrete structures. The company’s WWR engineered reinforcing product is used in nonresidential and residential construction. It produces a range of WWR products, such as engineered structural mesh, an engineered made-to-order product that is used as the primary reinforcement for concrete elements or structures serving as a reinforcing solution for hot-rolled rebar; concrete pipe reinforcement, an engineered made-to-order product, which is used as the primary reinforcement in concrete pipe, box culverts, and precast manholes for drainage and sewage systems, water treatment facilities, and other related applications; and standard welded wire reinforcement, a secondary reinforcing product for crack control applications in residential and light nonresidential construction, including driveways, sidewalks, and various slab-on-grade applications. The company sells its products through sales representatives to the manufacturers of concrete products, distributors, rebar fabricators, and contractors primarily in the United States, as well as in Canada, Mexico, and Central and South America. Insteel Industries, Inc. was founded in 1953 and is headquartered in Mount Airy, North Carolina.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/07 02:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/06 00:00|
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