POWL

Powell IndustriesNasdaqGS:POWL Stock Report

Market Cap

US$275.5m

7D

-5.4%

1Y

-6.8%

Updated

16 Sep, 2021

Data

Company Financials +
POWL fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation3/6
Future Growth3/6
Past Performance1/6
Financial Health5/6
Dividends2/6

POWL Overview

Powell Industries, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, sells, and services custom-engineered equipment and systems for the distribution, control, and monitoring of electrical energy.

Powell Industries Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Powell Industries
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$23.56
52 Week HighUS$23.31
52 Week LowUS$37.28
Beta1.28
1 Month Change-7.72%
3 Month Change-27.73%
1 Year Change-6.80%
3 Year Change-34.01%
5 Year Change-40.51%
Change since IPO338.33%

Recent News & Updates

Aug 07
Powell Industries (NASDAQ:POWL) Has Announced A Dividend Of US$0.26

Powell Industries (NASDAQ:POWL) Has Announced A Dividend Of US$0.26

The board of Powell Industries, Inc. ( NASDAQ:POWL ) has announced that it will pay a dividend on the 15th of...

Jun 02
Powell Industries (NASDAQ:POWL) Could Be At Risk Of Shrinking As A Company

Powell Industries (NASDAQ:POWL) Could Be At Risk Of Shrinking As A Company

When researching a stock for investment, what can tell us that the company is in decline? Typically, we'll see the...

Shareholder Returns

POWLUS ElectricalUS Market
7D-5.4%-1.1%-0.6%
1Y-6.8%47.9%33.6%

Return vs Industry: POWL underperformed the US Electrical industry which returned 48.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: POWL underperformed the US Market which returned 33.7% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is POWL's price volatile compared to industry and market?
POWL volatility
POWL Beta1.28
Industry Beta1.34
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: POWL is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: POWL's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
19471,997Brett Copehttps://www.powellind.com

Powell Industries, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, sells, and services custom-engineered equipment and systems for the distribution, control, and monitoring of electrical energy. The company’s principal products include integrated power control room substations, custom-engineered modules, electrical houses, medium-voltage circuit breakers, monitoring and control communications systems, motor control centers, and bus duct systems, as well as traditional and arc-resistant distribution switchgears and control gears. Its products have application in voltages ranging from 480 volts to 38,000 volts; and are used in oil and gas refining, offshore oil and gas production, petrochemical, liquid natural gas terminals, pipeline, terminal, mining and metals, light rail traction power, electric utility, pulp and paper, and other heavy industrial markets.

Powell Industries Fundamentals Summary

How do Powell Industries's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
POWL fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$275.46m
Earnings (TTM)US$354.00k
Revenue (TTM)US$455.82m

778.3x

P/E Ratio

0.6x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
POWL income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$455.82m
Cost of RevenueUS$381.51m
Gross ProfitUS$74.31m
ExpensesUS$73.96m
EarningsUS$354.00k

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.03
Gross Margin16.30%
Net Profit Margin0.077%
Debt/Equity Ratio0.1%

How did POWL perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

4.4%

Current Dividend Yield

3,432%

Payout Ratio

Valuation

Is Powell Industries undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: POWL ($23.56) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($212.28)

Significantly Below Fair Value: POWL is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: POWL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (778.3x) compared to the US Electrical industry average (23.7x).

PE vs Market: POWL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (778.3x) compared to the US market (17.8x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: POWL is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (5.8x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: POWL is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.9x) compared to the US Electrical industry average (3x).


Future Growth

How is Powell Industries forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

134.0%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: POWL's forecast earnings growth (134% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).

Earnings vs Market: POWL's earnings (134% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (14.9% per year).

High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: POWL's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-0.09% per year).

High Growth Revenue: POWL's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-0.09% per year).


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: POWL's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (1.9%).


Past Performance

How has Powell Industries performed over the past 5 years?

14.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: POWL has a large one-off gain of $500.0K impacting its June 30 2021 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: POWL's current net profit margins (0.08%) are lower than last year (3.7%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: POWL's earnings have grown by 14.3% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: POWL's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: POWL had negative earnings growth (-98.2%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Electrical industry average (22.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: POWL's Return on Equity (0.1%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is Powell Industries's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: POWL's short term assets ($285.5M) exceed its short term liabilities ($105.3M).

Long Term Liabilities: POWL's short term assets ($285.5M) exceed its long term liabilities ($13.7M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: POWL's debt to equity ratio (0.1%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: POWL's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 0.7% to 0.1% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: POWL's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.

Interest Coverage: POWL earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Powell Industries's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

4.41%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: POWL's dividend (4.41%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.34%).

High Dividend: POWL's dividend (4.41%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.58%)


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

Growing Dividend: POWL's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 8 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (3432.2%), POWL's dividend payments are not well 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.


Next Steps

Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

7.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Brett Cope (53 yo)

4.92yrs

Tenure

US$2,331,120

Compensation

Mr. Brett A. Cope has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Powell Industries, Inc. since October 1, 2016. Mr. Cope serves as Chairman of the Board of Powell Industries, Inc. since September 16...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Brett's total compensation ($USD2.33M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.10M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Brett's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: POWL's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.5 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: POWL's board of directors are considered experienced (3.1 years average tenure).


Ownership

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

Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Powell Industries, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Powell Industries, Inc.
  • Ticker: POWL
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1947
  • Industry: Electrical Components and Equipment
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: US$275.456m
  • Shares outstanding: 11.69m
  • Website: https://www.powellind.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Powell Industries, Inc.
  • 8550 Mosley Road
  • Houston
  • Texas
  • 77075-1180
  • United States

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/09/16 22:49
End of Day Share Price2021/09/16 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/09/30


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.