NasdaqGS:RUSH.B

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Rush Enterprises, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an integrated retailer of commercial vehicles and related services in the United States.

Rewards

PE ratio (11x) is below the US market (18.4x)

Earnings have grown 23.9% per year over the past 5 years

Risk Analysis

Earnings are forecast to decline by an average of -2% per year for the next 3 years

Debt is not well covered by operating cash flow



Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet and fair value.


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Share Price & News

How has Rush Enterprises's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: RUSH.B has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-2.2%

RUSH.B

2.9%

US Trade Distributors

1.5%

US Market


1 Year Return

-0.2%

RUSH.B

9.9%

US Trade Distributors

20.1%

US Market

Return vs Industry: RUSH.B underperformed the US Trade Distributors industry which returned 9.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: RUSH.B underperformed the US Market which returned 20.1% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

RUSH.BIndustryMarket
7 Day-2.2%2.9%1.5%
30 Day-9.0%-2.2%1.4%
90 Day1.3%1.3%8.7%
1 Year1.0%-0.2%12.0%9.9%22.7%20.1%
3 Year38.0%35.6%21.2%15.5%50.1%40.5%
5 Year69.1%66.1%43.2%32.4%73.1%54.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Rush Enterprises's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Rush Enterprises undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

11.04x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: RUSH.B ($43.19) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($33.58)

Significantly Below Fair Value: RUSH.B is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: RUSH.B is good value based on its PE Ratio (11x) compared to the Trade Distributors industry average (16.6x).

PE vs Market: RUSH.B is good value based on its PE Ratio (11x) compared to the US market (18.4x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: RUSH.B's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: RUSH.B is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.3x) compared to the US Trade Distributors industry average (1.7x).


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Future Growth

How is Rush Enterprises forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?

-2.0%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: RUSH.B's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-2% per year).

Earnings vs Market: RUSH.B's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-2% per year).

High Growth Earnings: RUSH.B's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: RUSH.B's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-1.3% per year).

High Growth Revenue: RUSH.B'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: RUSH.B's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (9.8%).


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Past Performance

How has Rush Enterprises performed over the past 5 years?

23.9%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: RUSH.B has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: RUSH.B's current net profit margins (2.4%) are lower than last year (2.5%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: RUSH.B's earnings have grown significantly by 23.9% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: RUSH.B's earnings growth over the past year (1.8%) is below its 5-year average (23.9% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: RUSH.B earnings growth over the past year (1.8%) underperformed the Trade Distributors industry 3.5%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: RUSH.B's Return on Equity (12.2%) is considered low.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is Rush Enterprises's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: RUSH.B's short term assets ($1.7B) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.5B).

Long Term Liabilities: RUSH.B's short term assets ($1.7B) exceed its long term liabilities ($740.4M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: RUSH.B's debt to equity ratio (140.1%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: RUSH.B's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 186.4% to 140.1% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: RUSH.B's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (14.4%).

Interest Coverage: RUSH.B's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (7.5x coverage).


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: RUSH.B has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: RUSH.B's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 1.1x debt).


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Dividend

What is Rush Enterprises's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.20%

Current Dividend Yield


Upcoming Dividend Payment

Purchase Rush Enterprises before the 'Buy Limit' to receive their next dividend payment.


Dividend Yield vs Market

company1.2%marketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage2.7%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: RUSH.B's dividend (1.2%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.44%).

High Dividend: RUSH.B's dividend (1.2%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.69%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

Growing Dividend: RUSH.B's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 2 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (12.5%), RUSH.B's dividend payments are thoroughly 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.


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Management

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

9.7yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Rusty Rush (59yo)

14.1yrs

Tenure

US$7,289,017

Compensation

Mr. W. Marvin Rush III, also known as Rusty, serves as Chief Executive Officer of Rush Enterprises, Inc. since February 24, 2006 and President since November 1995. Mr. Rush serves as the President of Rush  ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Rusty's total compensation ($USD7.29M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.76M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Rusty's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
W. Rush
Chairman of the Board14.1yrsUS$7.29m1.22% $18.9m
Steven Keller
CFO & Treasurer12.9yrsUS$1.61m0.23% $3.6m
Michael McRoberts
Chief Operating Officer3.6yrsUS$1.90m0.12% $1.9m
James Thor
Senior Vice President of Truck Sales & Marketing15.7yrsUS$1.53m0.17% $2.7m
Derrek Weaver
Executive Vice President9.8yrsUS$1.61m0.16% $2.4m
Michael Goldstone
VP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary2.9yrsno datano data
Karen Konecny
Vice President of Marketing & Communications9.5yrsno datano data
Scott Anderson
Senior Vice President of Finance14yrsno data0.16% $2.5m
Corey Lowe
Senior Vice President of Peterbilt Dealerships8.8yrsno datano data
Jody Pollard
Senior Vice President of Operations2.9yrsno datano data

9.7yrs

Average Tenure

59yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: RUSH.B's management team is seasoned and experienced (9.7 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
W. Rush
Chairman of the Board14.1yrsUS$7.29m1.22% $18.9m
William Cary
Independent Director5.1yrsUS$210.00k0.035% $541.5k
Thomas Akin
Independent Director15.5yrsUS$229.97k0.36% $5.6m
Elaine Mendoza
Independent Director0.3yrsno data0.0029% $45.2k
James Underwood
Independent Director12yrsUS$215.00k0.078% $1.2m
Kennon Guglielmo
Independent Director5.1yrsUS$209.97k0.056% $867.1k
Raymond Chess
Independent Director6.1yrsUS$214.97k0.047% $720.0k

6.1yrs

Average Tenure

60.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: RUSH.B's board of directors are considered experienced (6.1 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.


Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Rush Enterprises, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Rush Enterprises, Inc.
  • Ticker: RUSH.B
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1965
  • Industry: Trading Companies and Distributors
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: US$1.548b
  • Shares outstanding: 36.19m
  • Website: https://www.rushenterprises.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Rush Enterprises, Inc.
  • 555 IH 35 South
  • Suite 500
  • New Braunfels
  • Texas
  • 78130
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
RUSH.BNasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)YesClass B SharesUSUSDJun 1996
RUSH.ANasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)Class A SharesUSUSDJul 2002
RUNADB (Deutsche Boerse AG)Class A SharesDEEURJul 2002

Biography

Rush Enterprises, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an integrated retailer of commercial vehicles and related services in the United States. The company operates a network of commercial vehicle dealerships under the Rush Truck Centers name. Its Rush Truck Centers primarily sell commercial vehicles manufactured by Peterbilt, International, Hino, Ford, Isuzu, Mitsubishi Fuso, IC Bus, or Blue Bird; provides new and used commercial vehicles, and aftermarket parts, as well as service and repair, financing, and leasing and rental services; and offers property and casualty insurance, including collision and liability insurance on commercial vehicles, cargo insurance, and credit life insurance to its commercial vehicle customers. The company also offers equipment installation and repair, parts installation, and paint and body repair services; new vehicle pre-delivery inspection, truck modification, and natural gas fuel system installation services; and body, chassis upfit, and component installation services, as well as sells tires for use on commercial vehicles. It serves regional and national truck fleets, corporations, local governments, and owner operators. The company operates a network of centers located in the states of Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and Virginia. Rush Enterprises, Inc. was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in New Braunfels, Texas. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/16 23:44
End of Day Share Price2020/02/14 00:00
Earnings2019/12/31
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.