POWL Stock 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
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$25.78|
|52 Week High||US$36.59|
|52 Week Low||US$18.81|
|1 Month Change||32.21%|
|3 Month Change||10.79%|
|1 Year Change||-27.05%|
|3 Year Change||-28.84%|
|5 Year Change||-20.33%|
|Change since IPO||379.63%|
Recent News & Updates
Powell Industries (NASDAQ:POWL) Will Pay 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 June...
Powell Industries: Q2 Earnings Have Forced A Bottom
Although still not reporting positive earnings, Powell grows quarterly sales to $128 million. New order bookings continue their growth path. The company's dividend and strong balance sheet should not bring more value investors into the fray here.
|POWL||US Electrical||US Market|
Return vs Industry: POWL underperformed the US Electrical industry which returned -20.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: POWL underperformed the US Market which returned -10.8% over the past year.
|POWL Average Weekly Movement||7.2%|
|Electrical Industry Average Movement||11.4%|
|Market Average Movement||7.8%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.9%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.9%|
Stable Share Price: POWL is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: POWL's weekly volatility (7%) 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, onshore and 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$407.53m|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.24|
|Net Profit Margin||-0.59%|
How did POWL perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
4.0%Current Dividend Yield
Does POWL pay a reliable dividends?See POWL dividend history and benchmarks
|Powell Industries dividend dates|
|Ex Dividend Date||May 17 2022|
|Dividend Pay Date||Jun 15 2022|
|Days until Ex dividend||2 days|
|Days until Dividend pay date||27 days|
Does POWL pay a reliable dividends?See POWL dividend history and benchmarks
Is Powell Industries undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 3/6
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
PE vs Industry
PE vs Market
PB vs Industry
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: POWL ($25.78) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($85.73)
Significantly Below Fair Value: POWL is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: POWL is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Electrical industry average.
PE vs Market: POWL 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 POWL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: POWL is good value based on its PB Ratio (1x) compared to the US Electrical industry average (1.9x).
How is Powell Industries forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Future Growth Score3/6
Future Growth Score 3/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: POWL is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: POWL is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: POWL's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: POWL's revenue (6.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: POWL's revenue (6.4% 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 POWL's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Powell Industries performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score0/6
Past Performance Score 0/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: POWL is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: POWL is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: POWL is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 30.6% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare POWL's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: POWL is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Electrical industry (34%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: POWL has a negative Return on Equity (-0.97%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Powell Industries's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: POWL's short term assets ($311.7M) exceed its short term liabilities ($132.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: POWL's short term assets ($311.7M) exceed its long term liabilities ($14.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: POWL is debt free.
Reducing Debt: POWL has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 0.6%.
Debt Coverage: POWL has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: POWL has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Powell Industries's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 1/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: POWL's dividend (4.03%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.54%).
High Dividend: POWL's dividend (4.03%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.06%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, POWL has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: POWL's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 9 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: POWL is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: POWL is paying a dividend but the company has no free cash flows.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Brett Cope (53 yo)
Mr. Brett A. Cope has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Powell Industries, Inc. since October 1, 2016. and joined in 2011. Mr. Cope serves as Chairman of the Board of Powell Industries, Inc...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Brett's total compensation ($USD2.38M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.62M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Brett's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: POWL's management team is seasoned and experienced (10.5 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: POWL's board of directors are considered experienced (5.6 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
- Implied Market Cap: US$300.406m
- Shares outstanding: 11.78m
- 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||2022/05/17 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/17 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.