NYSE:ATU

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Actuant Corporation designs, manufactures, and distributes a range of industrial products and systems worldwide.

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Fundamentals

Moderate growth potential with imperfect balance sheet.


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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-0.7%

NYSE:ATU

0.6%

US Machinery

0.8%

US Market


1 Year Return

-15.7%

NYSE:ATU

-4.3%

US Machinery

1.9%

US Market

ATU underperformed the Machinery industry which returned -3.4% over the past year.

ATU underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 2.1% over the past year.


Share holder returns

ATUIndustryMarket
7 Day-0.7%0.6%0.8%
30 Day17.9%8.3%3.4%
90 Day5.9%0.8%2.1%
1 Year-15.6%-15.7%-2.3%-4.3%4.2%1.9%
3 Year15.5%14.9%51.7%41.8%46.7%37.2%
5 Year-21.7%-22.3%56.1%36.8%62.3%44.5%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Actuant undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

2.57x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Actuant's share price is above the future cash flow value, it's not available at a moderate discount (< 20%).

Actuant's share price is above the future cash flow value, it's not available at a substantial discount (< 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

Actuant is loss making, we can't compare its value to the US Machinery industry average.

Actuant is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the United States of America market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Actuant, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Actuant is overvalued based on assets compared to the US Machinery industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Actuant expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?

123.7%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Actuant's revenue is expected to decrease over the next 1-3 years, this is not considered high growth.

Actuant's earnings are expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.

Actuant's revenues are expected to decrease over the next 1-3 years, this is below the United States of America market average.

Actuant's earnings growth is expected to exceed the United States of America market average.

Actuant's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Actuant is not expected to efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future (Return on Equity less than 20%).


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Past Performance

How has Actuant performed over the past 5 years?

-46.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Actuant does not make a profit and their year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years.

Unable to compare Actuant's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.

Unable to compare Actuant's 1-year growth to the US Machinery industry average as it is not currently profitable.


Return on Equity

It is difficult to establish if Actuant has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is loss-making.


Return on Assets

Actuant used its assets less efficiently than the US Machinery industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

It is difficult to establish if Actuant improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.


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Financial Health

How is Actuant's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Actuant is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Actuant's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Actuant's level of debt (78.2%) compared to net worth is high (greater than 40%).

The level of debt compared to net worth has increased over the past 5 years (36% vs 78.2% today).

Debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (15.1%, less than 20% of total debt).

Actuant is making a loss, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.


Balance Sheet

Low level of unsold assets.

Debt is covered by short term assets, assets are 1.3x debt.


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Dividend

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

0.16%

Current Dividend Yield


Upcoming Dividend Payment

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Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Actuant's pays a lower dividend yield than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (1.43%).

Actuant's dividend is below the markets top 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (3.67%).

Actuant is not paying a notable dividend for United States of America, therefore no need to check if the payments are stable.

Actuant is not paying a notable dividend for United States of America, therefore no need to check if the payments are increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

No need to calculate the sustainability of Actuant's dividends as it is not paying a notable one for United States of America.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


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Management

What is the CEO of Actuant's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

1.7yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Randy Baker (56yo)

3.5yrs

Tenure

US$4,656,847

Compensation

Mr. Randal Wayne Baker, also known as Randy, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Actuant Corporation since March 1, 2016. Mr. Baker served as an Executive Vice President at Joy Global Inc ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Randy's remuneration is about average for companies of similar size in United States of America.

Randy's compensation has increased whilst company is loss making.


Management Age and Tenure

1.7yrs

Average Tenure

55yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the Actuant management team is less than 2 years, this suggests a new team.


Board Age and Tenure

2.0yrs

Average Tenure

58yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the Actuant board of directors is less than 3 years, this suggests a new board.


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Recent Insider Transactions

SellUS$231,90102 Feb 19
Roger Roundhouse
EntityIndividual
Role
Senior Key Executive
Executive Vice President of Engineered Components & Systems
Shares10,266
Max PriceUS$22.59

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Rick Dillon (48yo)

    Executive VP & CFO

    • Tenure: 2.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.56m
  • Roger Roundhouse (54yo)

    Executive Vice President of Engineered Components & Systems

    • Tenure: 5.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.44m
  • Randy Baker (56yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 3.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$4.66m
  • Fab Rasetti (53yo)

    Executive VP

    • Tenure: 1.3yrs
  • Richard Roman

    Treasurer

    • Tenure: 1.8yrs
  • André Williams (60yo)

    Consultant

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: US$868.70k
  • Jeff Schmaling (60yo)

    Executive Vice President of Industrial Tools & Services

    • Tenure: 1.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.25m
  • Scot Stein

    Chief Information Officer

    • Tenure: 1.7yrs
  • Bryan Johnson (43yo)

    Corporate Controller & Principal Accounting Officer

    • Tenure: 1.2yrs
  • Barb Bolens (58yo)

    Vice President of Corporate Strategy

    • Tenure: 1.1yrs

Board Members

  • Jim Ferland (52yo)

    Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors

    • Tenure: 0.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$184.99k
  • Alfredo Altavilla (56yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 1.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$16.86k
  • Rich Holder (56yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 2.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$184.99k
  • Randy Baker (56yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 3.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$4.66m
  • Holly Van Deursen (60yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 11.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$189.99k
  • Danny Cunningham (64yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 3.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$189.99k
  • John Clarkson (61yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 1.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$15.87k
  • Sidney Simmons (60yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 1.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$16.86k

Company Information

Actuant Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Actuant Corporation
  • Ticker: ATU
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1910
  • Industry: Industrial Machinery
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: US$1.562b
  • Shares outstanding: 61.46m
  • Website: https://www.actuant.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Actuant Corporation
  • N86 W12500 Westbrook Crossing
  • Menomonee Falls
  • Wisconsin
  • 53051
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
ATUNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesClass A Common StockUSUSDAug 1987
PW9DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesClass A Common StockDEEURAug 1987

Biography

Actuant Corporation designs, manufactures, and distributes a range of industrial products and systems worldwide. It operates in two segments, Industrial Tools & Services (IT&S) and Engineered Components &  ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/09/17 23:30
End of Day Share Price2019/09/17 00:00
Earnings2019/05/31
Annual Earnings2018/08/31


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.