SPX FLOW, Inc. provides various engineered solutions worldwide. More Details
Adequate balance sheet with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has SPX FLOW's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: FLOW is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: FLOW's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: FLOW underperformed the US Machinery industry which returned 17.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: FLOW underperformed the US Market which returned 19% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is SPX FLOW's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
5 days ago | Simply Wall StSPX FLOW, Inc.'s (NYSE:FLOW) Stock Has Seen Strong Momentum: Does That Call For Deeper Study Of Its Financial Prospects?
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StIs SPX FLOW (NYSE:FLOW) Using Too Much Debt?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StCalculating The Intrinsic Value Of SPX FLOW, Inc. (NYSE:FLOW)
Is SPX FLOW 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: FLOW ($54.24) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($60.65)
Significantly Below Fair Value: FLOW is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: FLOW is poor value based on its PE Ratio (65.8x) compared to the US Machinery industry average (29.6x).
PE vs Market: FLOW is poor value based on its PE Ratio (65.8x) compared to the US market (19.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: FLOW is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: FLOW is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.3x) compared to the US Machinery industry average (2.7x).
How is SPX FLOW forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: FLOW's forecast earnings growth (38.8% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: FLOW's earnings (38.8% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (21.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: FLOW's revenue (5.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: FLOW's revenue (5.9% 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 FLOW's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has SPX FLOW performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: FLOW has a large one-off loss of $17.3M impacting its September 26 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: FLOW became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: FLOW has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 39.5% per year.
Accelerating Growth: FLOW has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: FLOW has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Machinery industry (-15.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: FLOW's Return on Equity (3.6%) is considered low.
How is SPX FLOW's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: FLOW's short term assets ($871.7M) exceed its short term liabilities ($470.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: FLOW's short term assets ($871.7M) exceed its long term liabilities ($545.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: FLOW's debt to equity ratio (40.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: FLOW's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 84% to 40.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: FLOW's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (24%).
Interest Coverage: FLOW's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (3x coverage).
What is SPX FLOW current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate FLOW's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate FLOW's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if FLOW's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if FLOW's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of FLOW's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Marc Michael (57 yo)
Mr. Marcus G. Michael, also known as Marc, has been the Chief Executive Officer, President and Director at SPX FLOW, Inc. since January 1, 2016 and previously served as its President of Food & Beverage fro...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Marc's total compensation ($USD4.85M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD4.20M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Marc's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CFO, VP & Chief Accounting Officer||1.92yrs||US$1.26m||0.032% |
|VP & Chief Human Resource Officer||5.33yrs||US$1.09m||0.082% |
|President of the Food & Beverage and Industrial Segments||4.42yrs||US$1.83m||0.080% |
|Chief Information Officer & VP of Global Business Services||no data||no data||0.090% |
|Vice President of Investor Relations and Strategic Insights||no data||no data||no data|
|VP, Secretary & General Counsel||1.42yrs||no data||0.021% |
|Chief Communications Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|VP & Chief Strategy Officer||1.92yrs||no data||0.031% |
|President of Global Manufacturing Operations||2.42yrs||no data||0.026% |
Experienced Management: FLOW's management team is considered experienced (2.4 years average tenure).
|Lead Independent Director||5.17yrs||US$215.00k||0.086% |
|Independent Director||5.17yrs||US$200.00k||0.052% |
|Additional Independent Director||2yrs||US$200.00k||0.022% |
|Independent Director||5.17yrs||US$220.00k||0.051% |
|Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board||3.5yrs||US$325.00k||0.073% |
|Independent Director||5.83yrs||US$210.00k||0.048% |
|Independent Director||2.67yrs||US$200.00k||0.026% |
|Additional Independent Director||0.25yr||no data||0.0049% |
Experienced Board: FLOW's board of directors are considered experienced (4.8 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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
SPX FLOW, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: SPX FLOW, Inc.
- Ticker: FLOW
- Exchange: NYSE
- Industry: Industrial Machinery
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: US$2.395b
- Shares outstanding: 42.21m
- Website: https://www.spxflow.com
Number of Employees
- SPX FLOW, Inc.
- 13320 Ballantyne Corporate Place
- North Carolina
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|FLOW||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Sep 2015|
|25X||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Sep 2015|
SPX FLOW, Inc. provides various engineered solutions worldwide. It operates in two segments: Food and Beverage, and Industrial. The Food and Beverage segment offers homogenizers, pumps, valves, separators,...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/11/25 00:41|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/11/24 00:00|
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