Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Allegion plc manufactures and sells mechanical and electronic security products and solutions worldwide.

Snowflake Analysis

Solid track record with adequate balance sheet.

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Share Price & News

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

Latest Share Price and Events

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

Market Performance

7 Day Return




US Building


US Market

1 Year Return




US Building


US Market

Return vs Industry: ALLE exceeded the US Building industry which returned 24.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ALLE exceeded the US Market which returned 20.1% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day1.8%4.0%1.8%
30 Day8.5%2.2%1.4%
90 Day16.5%5.3%8.8%
1 Year53.3%51.7%26.8%24.9%22.7%20.1%
3 Year95.0%89.6%28.0%22.1%50.1%40.4%
5 Year148.4%138.1%50.6%31.0%72.9%53.9%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

Simply Wall St News


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


Price to Earnings (PE) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: ALLE ($138.9) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($67.78)

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

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: ALLE is poor value based on its PE Ratio (28.8x) compared to the Building industry average (22.2x).

PE vs Market: ALLE is poor value based on its PE Ratio (28.8x) compared to the US market (18.4x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: ALLE is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.6x)

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: ALLE is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (18.9x) compared to the US Building industry average (2.4x).

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Future Growth

How is Allegion forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: ALLE's forecast earnings growth (7.9% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).

Earnings vs Market: ALLE's earnings (7.9% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14.5% per year).

High Growth Earnings: ALLE's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: ALLE's revenue (3.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.6% per year).

High Growth Revenue: ALLE's revenue (3.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: ALLE's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (54.7%).

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Past Performance

How has Allegion performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ALLE has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: ALLE's current net profit margins (16%) are higher than last year (11.8%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ALLE's earnings have grown significantly by 22.4% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: ALLE's earnings growth over the past year (45.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (22.4% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: ALLE earnings growth over the past year (45.6%) exceeded the Building industry -4.2%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: Whilst ALLE's Return on Equity (66.11%) is outstanding, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.

Return on Assets

Return on Capital Employed

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Financial Health

How is Allegion's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ALLE's short term assets ($933.1M) exceed its short term liabilities ($491.2M).

Long Term Liabilities: ALLE's short term assets ($933.1M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.7B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ALLE's debt to equity ratio (207.7%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: ALLE's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 20850.3% to 207.7% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: ALLE's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (33.4%).

Interest Coverage: ALLE's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (10.2x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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

Debt Coverage by Assets: ALLE's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.7x debt).

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


Current Dividend Yield

Upcoming Dividend Payment

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Dividend Yield vs Market


Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: ALLE's dividend (0.92%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.44%).

High Dividend: ALLE's dividend (0.92%) 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, ALLE has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

Growing Dividend: ALLE's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 6 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (21.1%), ALLE's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: ALLE's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (23.2% payout ratio).

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


Average management tenure


Dave Petratis (61yo)





Mr. David D. Petratis, also known as Dave, has been the Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President of Allegion Plc since August 2013. Mr. Petratis has been a Vice President of Mikron Indu ...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Dave's total compensation ($USD7.59M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD10.81M).

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

Leadership Team

David Petratis
Chairman6.5yrsUS$7.59m0.25% $32.0m
Patrick Shannon
CFO & Senior VP7.1yrsUS$2.40m0.032% $4.2m
Jeffrey Braun
Chief Compliance Officer5.7yrsUS$1.38m0.012% $1.6m
Timothy Eckersley
Senior VP & President of the Americas Region6.3yrsUS$1.61m0.023% $2.9m
Lucia Moretti
Senior VP and President of the Europe6.1yrsUS$1.63m0.020% $2.6m
Chris Muhlenkamp
Senior Vice President of Global Operations & Integrated Supply Chain6yrsUS$1.11m0.017% $2.2m
Douglas Ranck
Chief Accounting Officer2.4yrsno data0.0035% $454.3k
Vincent Wenos
Senior VP & CTO1.1yrsno data0.00075% $96.8k
Michael Wagnes
VP of Investor Relations & Treasurer3.5yrsno datano data
Shelleen Meador
Chief Human Resources Officer & Senior VP4.1yrsno data0.013% $1.7m


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Management: ALLE's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.8 years average tenure).

Board Members

David Petratis
Chairman6.5yrsUS$7.59m0.25% $32.0m
Charles Szews
Independent Director1.8yrsUS$203.88k0.00084% $108.4k
Kirk Hachigian
Lead Director0yrsUS$265.03k0.0060% $767.9k
Steven Mizell
Independent Director0yrsno datano data
Nicole Haughey
Independent Director2.4yrsUS$240.03k0.00084% $108.4k
Martin Welch
Independent Director6.2yrsUS$255.03k0.0058% $752.4k
Dean Schaffer
Independent Director5.8yrsUS$252.03k0.0058% $744.7k


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: ALLE's board of directors are considered experienced (5.8 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

Ownership Breakdown

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

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Allegion plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Allegion plc
  • Ticker: ALLE
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 2013
  • Industry: Building Products
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: US$12.906b
  • Shares outstanding: 92.92m
  • Website: https://www.allegion.com

Number of Employees


  • Allegion plc
  • Iveagh Court
  • Block D
  • Dublin
  • Co. Dublin
  • 2
  • Ireland


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
ALLENYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary Shares USD 0.01USUSDNov 2013
60ADB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary Shares USD 0.01DEEURNov 2013
ALLE NBMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)YesOrdinary Shares USD 0.01MXMXNNov 2013
0Y5CLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary Shares USD 0.01GBUSDNov 2013
A1GN34BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)BDR EACH 2 REPR 1 COMBRBRLJan 2020


Allegion plc manufactures and sells mechanical and electronic security products and solutions worldwide. The company offers door closers and controls; doors and door systems; electronic security products; electronic, biometric and mobile access control systems; exit devices; locks, locksets, portable locks, and key systems; time, attendance, and workforce productivity systems; and other accessories. The company sells its products and solutions to end-users in commercial, institutional, and residential facilities, including education, healthcare, government, hospitality, commercial office, and single and multi-family residential markets under the CISA, Interflex, LCN, Schlage, SimonsVoss, and Von Duprin brands. It sells its products and solutions through distribution and retail channels, such as specialty distribution, e-commerce, and wholesalers, as well as through various retail channels comprising do-it-yourself home improvement centers, online platforms, and small specialty showroom outlets. Allegion plc was incorporated in 2013 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/17 01:09
End of Day Share Price2020/02/14 00:00
Annual Earnings2018/12/31

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.