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
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$23.56|
|52 Week High||US$23.31|
|52 Week Low||US$37.28|
|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 IPO||338.33%|
Recent News & Updates
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...
Powell Industries (NASDAQ:POWL) Could Be At Risk Of Shrinking As A Company
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|POWL||US Electrical||US Market|
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.
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
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
|POWL fundamental statistics|
Is POWL overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|POWL income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$381.51m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.03|
|Net Profit Margin||0.077%|
How did POWL perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
4.4%Current Dividend Yield
Is Powell Industries 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: 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).
How is Powell 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: 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%).
How has Powell Industries performed over the past 5 years?
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.
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 ($13.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: POWL's debt to equity ratio (0.1%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: POWL's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 0.7% to 0.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: POWL's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: POWL earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Powell Industries's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: POWL's dividend (4.41%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.34%).
High Dividend: POWL's dividend (4.41%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.58%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, POWL has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: POWL's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 8 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (3432.2%), POWL's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Brett Cope (53 yo)
Mr. Brett A. Cope has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Powell Industries, Inc. since October 1, 2016. Mr. Cope serves as Chairman of the Board of Powell Industries, Inc. since September 16...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Brett's total compensation ($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.
Experienced Management: POWL's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.5 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: POWL's board of directors are considered experienced (3.1 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.
Powell Industries, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- 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
- Powell Industries, Inc.
- 8550 Mosley Road
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/09/16 22:49|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/16 00:00|
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.