SPX FLOW, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, delivers, and services process technology solutions that perform mixing, blending, fluid handling, separation, thermal heat transfer, and other activities. More Details
Flawless 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 less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: FLOW's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: FLOW exceeded the US Machinery industry which returned 79.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: FLOW exceeded the US Market which returned 56.3% 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
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Is SPX FLOW 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: FLOW ($65.49) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($53.87)
Significantly Below Fair Value: FLOW is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: FLOW is poor value based on its PE Ratio (64.9x) compared to the US Machinery industry average (36.1x).
PE vs Market: FLOW is poor value based on its PE Ratio (64.9x) compared to the US market (22.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: FLOW is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: FLOW is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.6x) compared to the US Machinery industry average (3.3x).
How is SPX FLOW forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: FLOW's forecast earnings growth (29% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: FLOW's earnings (29% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (18.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: FLOW's revenue (5.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: FLOW's revenue (5.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: FLOW's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (9.9%).
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 $19.0M impacting its December 31 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: FLOW's current net profit margins (3.2%) are lower than last year (3.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: FLOW has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 51.7% per year.
Accelerating Growth: FLOW's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: FLOW had negative earnings growth (-21.6%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Machinery industry average (-14.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: FLOW's Return on Equity (4.1%) is considered low.
How is SPX FLOW's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: FLOW's short term assets ($925.2M) exceed its short term liabilities ($482.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: FLOW's short term assets ($925.2M) exceed its long term liabilities ($554.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: FLOW's debt to equity ratio (38.6%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: FLOW's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 80.5% to 38.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: FLOW's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (27.5%).
Interest Coverage: FLOW's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.3x coverage).
What is SPX FLOW current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: FLOW's dividend (0.55%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.26%).
High Dividend: FLOW's dividend (0.55%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.5%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: FLOW is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: FLOW is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of FLOW's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Marc Michael (57 yo)
Mr. Marcus G. Michael, also known as Marc, has been the Chief Executive Officer, President and Director at SPX FLOW, Inc. since January 1, 2016 and previously served as its President of Food & Beverage fro...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Marc's total compensation ($USD4.85M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.07M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Marc's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: FLOW's management team is considered experienced (2.6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: FLOW's board of directors are considered experienced (4.6 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.
SPX FLOW, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: SPX FLOW, Inc.
- Ticker: FLOW
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 2015
- Industry: Industrial Machinery
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: US$2.786b
- Shares outstanding: 42.54m
- Website: https://www.spxflow.com
Number of Employees
- SPX FLOW, Inc.
- 13320 Ballantyne Corporate Place
- North Carolina
- United States
SPX FLOW, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, delivers, and services process technology solutions that perform mixing, blending, fluid handling, separation, thermal heat transfer, and other acti...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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