ESE Stock Overview
ESCO Technologies Inc. produces and supplies engineered products and systems for industrial and commercial markets worldwide.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$88.23|
|52 Week High||US$115.84|
|52 Week Low||US$75.19|
|1 Month Change||0.43%|
|3 Month Change||2.86%|
|1 Year Change||-17.02%|
|3 Year Change||33.72%|
|5 Year Change||56.44%|
|Change since IPO||1,580.57%|
Recent News & Updates
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|ESE||US Machinery||US Market|
Return vs Industry: ESE underperformed the US Machinery industry which returned 11.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ESE underperformed the US Market which returned 13.7% over the past year.
|ESE Average Weekly Movement||3.5%|
|Machinery Industry Average Movement||4.9%|
|Market Average Movement||6.6%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||15.9%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.4%|
Stable Share Price: ESE is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ESE's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
ESCO Technologies Inc. produces and supplies engineered products and systems for industrial and commercial markets worldwide. It operates through Aerospace & Defense, Utility Solutions Group, and RF Shielding and Test segments. The Aerospace & Defense segment designs and manufactures filtration products, including hydraulic filter elements and fluid control devices used in commercial aerospace applications; filter mechanisms used in micro-propulsion devices for satellites; and custom designed filters for manned aircraft and submarines.
ESCO Technologies Fundamentals Summary
|ESE fundamental statistics|
Is ESE overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|ESE income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$445.05m|
Last Reported Earnings
Sep 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||2.43|
|Net Profit Margin||8.88%|
How did ESE perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
0.4%Current Dividend Yield
Is ESCO Technologies 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: ESE ($88.23) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($79.04)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ESE is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ESE is poor value based on its PE Ratio (36.3x) compared to the US Machinery industry average (29.3x).
PE vs Market: ESE is poor value based on its PE Ratio (36.3x) compared to the US market (17.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ESE is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ESE is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.3x) compared to the US Machinery industry average (2.8x).
How is ESCO Technologies forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ESE's forecast earnings growth (21.2% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: ESE's earnings (21.2% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (13% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: ESE's revenue (9.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ESE's revenue (9.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: ESE's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (10.3%).
How has ESCO Technologies performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ESE has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ESE's current net profit margins (8.9%) are higher than last year (3.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ESE's earnings have declined by 6.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ESE's earnings growth over the past year (177.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (-6.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: ESE earnings growth over the past year (177.3%) exceeded the Machinery industry 34.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: ESE's Return on Equity (6.2%) is considered low.
How is ESCO Technologies's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ESE's short term assets ($466.2M) exceed its short term liabilities ($277.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: ESE's short term assets ($466.2M) exceed its long term liabilities ($279.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ESE's net debt to equity ratio (9.6%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: ESE's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 18% to 15.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ESE's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (80%).
Interest Coverage: ESE's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (36.4x coverage).
What is ESCO Technologies's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: ESE's dividend (0.36%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.32%).
High Dividend: ESE's dividend (0.36%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.44%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: ESE is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: ESE is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: ESE is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ESE's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Vic Richey (64 yo)
Mr. Victor L. Richey, Jr., also known as Vic, is Independent Director of Nordson Corporation from February 2010. He joined the Nordson Corporation in February 2010. He is Chairman & CEO of ESCO Technologie...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Vic's total compensation ($USD4.16M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.62M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Vic's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: ESE's management team is considered experienced (4.2 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: ESE's board of directors are considered experienced (7.7 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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
ESCO Technologies Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: ESCO Technologies Inc.
- Ticker: ESE
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1990
- Industry: Industrial Machinery
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Implied Market Cap: US$2.303b
- Shares outstanding: 26.10m
- Website: https://www.escotechnologies.com
Number of Employees
- ESCO Technologies Inc.
- 9900A Clayton Road
- Saint Louis
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/01/16 23:09|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/01/14 00:00|
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.