Armstrong World Industries, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells ceiling systems primarily for use in the construction and renovation of residential and commercial buildings in the United States, Canada, and Latin America.
Reasonable growth potential and slightly overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Armstrong World Industries's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: AWI's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: AWI underperformed the US Building industry which returned -3.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AWI underperformed the US Market which returned 9.5% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Armstrong World Industries's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Armstrong World Industries undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: AWI ($75.39) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($106.81)
Significantly Below Fair Value: AWI is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: AWI is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Building industry average.
PE vs Market: AWI 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 AWI's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: AWI is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (9.7x) compared to the US Building industry average (1.8x).
How is Armstrong World Industries forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: AWI is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: AWI is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: AWI's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: AWI's revenue (3.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (8.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: AWI's revenue (3.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: AWI's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (39.6%)
How has Armstrong World Industries performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: AWI is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: AWI is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: AWI is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 23.1% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare AWI's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: AWI is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Building industry (-6.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: AWI has a negative Return on Equity (-4.51%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Armstrong World Industries's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: AWI's short term assets ($345.4M) exceed its short term liabilities ($169.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: AWI's short term assets ($345.4M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.1B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: AWI's debt to equity ratio (202.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: AWI's debt to equity ratio has increased from 150.1% to 202.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: AWI's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (25.8%).
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if AWI's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is Armstrong World Industries's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: AWI's dividend (1.06%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.69%).
High Dividend: AWI's dividend (1.06%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.52%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, AWI has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: AWI's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 2 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: AWI is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: AWI's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (18.4% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Vic Grizzle (57yo)
Mr. Victor D. Grizzle, also known as Vic, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Armstrong World Industries, Inc. since March 30, 2016 and has been its Director since April 2016. Mr. Grizzle ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Vic's total compensation ($USD5.11M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.91M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Vic's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|Senior VP & CFO||4yrs||US$1.29m||0.10% $3.6m|
|Chief Compliance Officer||8.83yrs||US$1.28m||0.093% $3.4m|
|Senior Vice President of Human Resources||7yrs||US$1.83m||0.031% $1.1m|
|Senior Vice President of Ceilings & Wall Solutions||4.17yrs||US$1.21m||0.069% $2.5m|
|Vice President of Treasury & Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Director of Corporate Communications||no data||no data||no data|
|VP & Controller||11.83yrs||US$553.54k||0.033% $1.2m|
Experienced Management: AWI's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.6 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||9.83yrs||US$215.32k||no data|
|Independent Director||13.58yrs||US$239.24k||0.00098% $35.3k|
|Independent Chairman of the Board||2.33yrs||US$305.86k||no data|
|Independent Director||11.58yrs||US$236.71k||0.014% $487.5k|
|Independent Director||3.58yrs||US$205.82k||0.018% $653.8k|
|Independent Director||8.17yrs||US$224.81k||0.0088% $318.8k|
|Independent Director||0.83yr||US$150.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||4yrs||US$200.46k||no data|
|Independent Director||0.83yr||US$150.00k||no data|
Experienced Board: AWI's board of directors are considered experienced (4 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Armstrong World Industries, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Armstrong World Industries, Inc.
- Ticker: AWI
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1891
- Industry: Building Products
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: US$3.606b
- Shares outstanding: 47.83m
- Website: https://www.armstrongceilings.com
Number of Employees
- Armstrong World Industries, Inc.
- 2500 Columbia Avenue
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|AWI||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Oct 2006|
|91A||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Oct 2006|
|AWII34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EACH REP 1 COM STK USD0.01||BR||BRL||May 2019|
Armstrong World Industries, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells ceiling systems primarily for use in the construction and renovation of residential and commercial buildings in the United States, Canada, and Latin America. The company operates through Mineral Fiber and Architectural Specialties segments. The company produces suspended mineral fiber, soft fiber, fiberglass wool, and metal ceiling systems; ceiling perimeters and trims, as well as grid products that support drywall ceiling systems; ceilings and walls for use in commercial settings; and acoustical and architectural cast ceilings, walls, facades, columns and moldings, and structural solutions. Armstrong World Industries, Inc. sells its commercial ceiling and architectural specialties products to resale distributors and ceiling system contractors; and residential ceiling products to wholesalers and retailers, such as large home centers. The company was incorporated in 1891 and is headquartered in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/05/31 04:59|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/05/29 00:00|
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