ESCO Technologies Inc. produces and supplies engineered products and systems for industrial and commercial markets worldwide. More Details
Flawless balance sheet with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has ESCO Technologies's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
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.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: ESE underperformed the US Machinery industry which returned 48.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ESE underperformed the US Market which returned 36.4% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is ESCO Technologies's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
4 days ago | Simply Wall StHave ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE:ESE) Insiders Been Selling Their Stock?
1 week ago | Simply Wall StHere's Why ESCO Technologies (NYSE:ESE) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly
4 weeks ago | Simply Wall StAre ESCO Technologies's (NYSE:ESE) Statutory Earnings A Good Guide To Its Underlying Profitability?
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 ($105.67) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($37.13)
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 (96.9x) compared to the US Machinery industry average (33.6x).
PE vs Market: ESE is poor value based on its PE Ratio (96.9x) compared to the US market (21.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ESE is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.9x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ESE is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.8x) compared to the US Machinery industry average (3x).
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 (32.9% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: ESE's earnings (32.9% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (20.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: ESE's revenue (6.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ESE's revenue (6.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if ESE's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has ESCO Technologies performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ESE has a large one-off loss of $49.3M impacting its December 31 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: ESE's current net profit margins (3.9%) are lower than last year (9.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ESE's earnings have grown by 5.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ESE's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: ESE had negative earnings growth (-60%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Machinery industry average (-12.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: ESE's Return on Equity (2.9%) is considered low.
How is ESCO Technologies's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ESE's short term assets ($452.2M) exceed its short term liabilities ($254.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: ESE's short term assets ($452.2M) exceed its long term liabilities ($149.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ESE's debt to equity ratio (5.7%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: ESE's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 11.9% to 5.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ESE's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (186.9%).
Interest Coverage: ESE's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (19.7x coverage).
What is ESCO Technologies's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: ESE's dividend (0.3%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.34%).
High Dividend: ESE's dividend (0.3%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.77%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: ESE is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: ESE is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: ESE is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ESE's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Vic Richey (63 yo)
Mr. Michael J. Merriman, Jr., also known as Mike, CPA, is a Consumer Products Consultant at Product Launch Ventures, LLC. He served as an Operating Advisor and Strategic Advisor at Resilience Capital Partn...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Vic's total compensation ($USD1.67M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD4.98M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Vic's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive VP||10yrs||US$1.06m||0.74% |
|Senior VP||21.33yrs||US$616.65k||0.29% |
|Director of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Human Resources||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Operating Officer of Morgan Schaffer Ltd.||no data||no data||no data|
|President of ETS-Lindgren Inc.||3.25yrs||no data||no data|
|President of VACCO Industries||no data||no data||no data|
|Utility Solutions Group President & President of Doble Engineering Company||3.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Aerospace & Defense Group President||3.25yrs||no data||no data|
|President of Globe Composite Solutions||1yr||no data||no data|
|VP & Corporate Controller||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: ESE's management team is considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).
|Executive VP||10yrs||US$1.06m||0.74% |
|Independent Director||6.75yrs||US$230.01k||0.011% |
|Independent Director||6.5yrs||US$235.01k||0.078% |
|Independent Lead Director||4.25yrs||US$267.78k||0.085% |
|Independent Director||22.08yrs||US$239.16k||0.089% |
|Independent Director||6.75yrs||US$230.01k||0.0035% |
|Independent Director||3.25yrs||US$230.01k||0% |
|Independent Director||1.25yrs||US$287.53k||0% |
Experienced Board: ESE's board of directors are considered experienced (6.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: ESE insiders have only sold shares 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 company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: ESCO Technologies Inc.
- Ticker: ESE
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1990
- Industry: Industrial Machinery
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: US$2.751b
- Shares outstanding: 26.04m
- Website: https://www.escotechnologies.com
Number of Employees
- ESCO Technologies Inc.
- 9900A Clayton Road
- Saint Louis
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|ESE||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Oct 1990|
|ET7||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Oct 1990|
ESCO Technologies Inc. produces and supplies engineered products and systems for industrial and commercial markets worldwide. It operates through three segments: Aerospace & Defense, Utility Solutions Grou...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/03/01 00:41|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/02/26 00:00|
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