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POWL

Powell Industries NasdaqGS:POWL Stock Report

Last Price

US$25.43

Market Cap

US$299.6m

7D

10.0%

1Y

-31.4%

Updated

14 May, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
POWL fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation3/6
Future Growth3/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends2/6

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

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Powell Industries
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$25.43
52 Week HighUS$37.06
52 Week LowUS$18.81
Beta1.21
1 Month Change30.41%
3 Month Change10.09%
1 Year Change-31.36%
3 Year Change-29.03%
5 Year Change-20.78%
Change since IPO373.12%

Recent News & Updates

May 08
Powell Industries (NASDAQ:POWL) Will Pay A Dividend Of US$0.26

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...

May 05

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.

Shareholder Returns

POWLUS ElectricalUS Market
7D10.0%-5.6%-2.5%
1Y-31.4%-19.4%-10.4%

Return vs Industry: POWL underperformed the US Electrical industry which returned -19.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: POWL underperformed the US Market which returned -10.4% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is POWL's price volatile compared to industry and market?
POWL volatility
POWL Average Weekly Movement7.2%
Electrical Industry Average Movement11.3%
Market Average Movement7.8%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.7%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.8%

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

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
19471,892Brett 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, 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

How do Powell Industries's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
POWL fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$299.58m
Earnings (TTM)-US$2.84m
Revenue (TTM)US$479.69m

0.6x

P/S Ratio

-105.4x

P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
POWL income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$479.69m
Cost of RevenueUS$407.53m
Gross ProfitUS$72.16m
Other ExpensesUS$75.00m
Earnings-US$2.84m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)-0.24
Gross Margin15.04%
Net Profit Margin-0.59%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did POWL perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

4.1%

Current Dividend Yield

-430%

Payout Ratio

Does POWL pay a reliable dividends?

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When do you need to buy POWL by to receive an upcoming dividend?
Powell Industries dividend dates
Ex Dividend DateMay 17 2022
Dividend Pay DateJun 15 2022
Days until Ex dividend1 day
Days until Dividend pay date30 days

Does POWL pay a reliable dividends?

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Valuation

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

Valuation Score

3/6

Valuation Score 3/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PE vs Industry

  • PE vs Market

  • PEG Ratio

  • PB vs Industry


>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: POWL ($25.43) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($85.67)

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).


Future Growth

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

Future Growth Score

3/6

Future Growth Score 3/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


199.4%

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 (8% 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


Past Performance

How has Powell Industries performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

0/6

Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


30.6%

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.


Financial Health

How is Powell Industries's financial position?

Financial Health Score

6/6

Financial Health Score 6/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

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.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

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

Dividend Score

2/6

Dividend Score 2/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


4.09%

Current Dividend Yield

Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayMay 15 2022Ex Dividend DateMay 17 2022Dividend Pay DateJun 15 202229 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 1 day to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: POWL's dividend (4.09%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.54%).

High Dividend: POWL's dividend (4.09%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.05%)


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.


Next Steps

Management

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

10.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Brett Cope (53 yo)

5.58yrs

Tenure

US$2,382,478

Compensation

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 ($USD2.38M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.69M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Brett's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: POWL's management team is seasoned and experienced (10.5 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: POWL's board of directors are considered experienced (5 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
  • Implied Market Cap: US$299.582m
  • Shares outstanding: 11.78m
  • 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 Analysis2022/05/14 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/13 00:00
Earnings2022/03/31
Annual Earnings2021/09/30


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.