Graham Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and supplies vacuum and heat transfer equipment for the chemical, defense, petrochemical, petroleum refining, electric power generation, and other industries.
Flawless balance sheet with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Graham's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: GHM's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: GHM underperformed the US Machinery industry which returned -8.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GHM underperformed the US Market which returned 6.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Graham's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Graham 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: GHM ($12.25) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($4.58)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GHM is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GHM is poor value based on its PE Ratio (64.6x) compared to the US Machinery industry average (18.8x).
PE vs Market: GHM is poor value based on its PE Ratio (64.6x) compared to the US market (16.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: GHM is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GHM is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.3x) compared to the US Machinery industry average (1.9x).
How is Graham 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: GHM's forecast earnings growth (32% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: GHM's earnings (32% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (22.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: GHM's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-2.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: GHM's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-2.6% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: GHM's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (2.3%).
How has Graham performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GHM has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: GHM became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GHM's earnings have declined by -53.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: GHM has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: GHM has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Machinery industry (-5.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: GHM's Return on Equity (1.9%) is considered low.
How is Graham's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GHM's short term assets ($126.7M) exceed its short term liabilities ($49.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: GHM's short term assets ($126.7M) exceed its long term liabilities ($2.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GHM is debt free.
Reducing Debt: GHM has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: GHM has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: GHM has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Graham current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: GHM's dividend (3.59%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.68%).
High Dividend: GHM's dividend (3.59%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.6%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: GHM's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: GHM's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (226.9%), GHM's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: GHM's dividends in 3 years are not forecast to be well covered by earnings (129.4% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jim Lines (59yo)
Mr. James R. Lines, also known as Jim, has been the Chief Executive Officer of Graham Corporation since January 25, 2008, President since June 14, 2006 and Executive Director since July 27, 2006. Mr. Lines ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jim's total compensation ($USD1.61M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD612.38K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jim's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|VP of Finance & Administration||11.33yrs||US$499.19k||0.73% $893.9k|
|Chief Accounting Officer & Controller||12yrs||US$385.61k||0.29% $352.0k|
Experienced Management: GHM's management team is seasoned and experienced (12 years average tenure).
|Director Emeritus||5.17yrs||US$107.06k||no data|
|Independent Director||6.5yrs||US$101.98k||0.11% $139.7k|
|Independent Chairman of the Board||5.25yrs||US$127.48k||0.26% $320.0k|
|Independent Director||12.92yrs||US$116.98k||0.18% $218.3k|
|Independent Director||9.5yrs||US$101.98k||0.24% $288.3k|
|Independent Director||6.5yrs||US$111.98k||0.12% $149.6k|
|Independent Director||12yrs||US$108.98k||0.28% $340.6k|
Experienced Board: GHM's board of directors are considered experienced (8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: GHM 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.
Graham Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Graham Corporation
- Ticker: GHM
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1936
- Industry: Industrial Machinery
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: US$122.120m
- Shares outstanding: 9.97m
- Website: https://www.graham-mfg.com
Number of Employees
- Graham Corporation
- 20 Florence Avenue
- New York
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|GHM||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jul 1978|
Graham Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and supplies vacuum and heat transfer equipment for the chemical, defense, petrochemical, petroleum refining, electric power generation, and other industries. It offers heat transfer equipment, including surface condensers, heliflows, water heaters, and various types of heat exchangers, as well as custom-engineered ejectors; and vacuum equipment, such as steam jet ejector vacuum systems and liquid ring vacuum pumps. The company also services and sells spare parts for its equipment. It sells its products directly, as well as through independent sales representatives in the United States, the Middle East, Canada, Asia, South America, and internationally. Graham Corporation was founded in 1936 and is headquartered in Batavia, New York.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/07/14 00:07|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/07/13 00:00|
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