Hexcel Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and markets structural materials for use in commercial aerospace, space and defense, and industrial markets. More Details
Moderate growth potential with mediocre balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Hexcel's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: HXL is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.
Volatility Over Time: HXL's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Aerospace & Defense
1 Year Return
US Aerospace & Defense
Return vs Industry: HXL underperformed the US Aerospace & Defense industry which returned -29.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: HXL underperformed the US Market which returned 23.7% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Hexcel's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 year ago | Simply Wall StWas Hexcel Corporation's (NYSE:HXL) Earnings Growth Better Than The Industry's?
1 year ago | Simply Wall StEvaluating Hexcel Corporation’s (NYSE:HXL) Investments In Its Business
1 year ago | Simply Wall StAre Insiders Selling Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL) Stock?
Is Hexcel 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: HXL ($48.34) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($11.7)
Significantly Below Fair Value: HXL is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: HXL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (32.6x) compared to the US Aerospace & Defense industry average (30.4x).
PE vs Market: HXL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (32.6x) compared to the US market (21.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: HXL is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: HXL is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.7x) compared to the US Aerospace & Defense industry average (3x).
How is Hexcel forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 14 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: HXL's forecast earnings growth (46.5% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: HXL's earnings (46.5% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (21.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: HXL's revenue (4.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: HXL's revenue (4.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: HXL's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (6.5%).
How has Hexcel performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: HXL has a large one-off loss of $43.6M impacting its September 30 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: HXL's current net profit margins (7%) are lower than last year (12.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: HXL's earnings have grown by 0.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: HXL's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: HXL had negative earnings growth (-58.5%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Aerospace & Defense industry average (-6.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: HXL's Return on Equity (8.3%) is considered low.
How is Hexcel's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: HXL's short term assets ($575.8M) exceed its short term liabilities ($175.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: HXL's short term assets ($575.8M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: HXL's debt to equity ratio (66.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: HXL's debt to equity ratio has increased from 49.9% to 66.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: HXL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (37.2%).
Interest Coverage: HXL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.1x coverage).
What is Hexcel current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate HXL's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate HXL's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HXL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HXL's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: HXL is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of HXL's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Nick Stanage (61 yo)
Mr. Nick L. Stanage has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Hexcel Corporation since November 9, 2009 and since August 1, 2013 respectively and its Chairman since January 1, 2014. Mr. Stanage...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Nick's total compensation ($USD8.82M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.01M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Nick's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
|Chairman of the Board||7.42yrs||US$8.82m||0.34% |
|Executive VP||3.42yrs||US$1.74m||0.013% |
|Executive VP||4yrs||US$1.45m||0.0073% |
|Executive Vice President of Human Resources & Communications||4.67yrs||US$1.85m||0.064% |
|President of EMEA/AP & Industrial||4.67yrs||US$2.37m||0.038% |
|Senior VP & Chief Accounting Officer||0.083yr||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & CTO||5yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & Chief Information Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Integrated Supply Chain||no data||no data||no data|
|President of Americas & Fibers||2.08yrs||no data||0.0021% |
|VP & Treasurer||18.08yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: HXL's management team is considered experienced (4.7 years average tenure).
|Chairman of the Board||7.42yrs||US$8.82m||0.34% |
|Independent Director||6.25yrs||US$185.47k||0% |
|Independent Director||10.08yrs||US$197.97k||0.026% |
|Independent Director||13.5yrs||US$190.37k||0.0036% |
|Lead Independent Director||2.5yrs||US$230.47k||0.0093% |
|Independent Director||6yrs||US$187.97k||0% |
|Independent Director||2.67yrs||US$187.97k||0.0040% |
|Director||0.083yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: HXL's board of directors are considered experienced (6.1 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.
Hexcel Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Hexcel Corporation
- Ticker: HXL
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1946
- Industry: Aerospace and Defense
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: US$4.038b
- Shares outstanding: 83.54m
- Website: https://www.hexcel.com
Number of Employees
- Hexcel Corporation
- 281 Tresser Boulevard
- 16th Floor
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|HXL||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jan 1980|
|HXL||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1980|
|0P5H||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||EUR||Jan 1980|
|HXL||BST (Boerse-Stuttgart)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1980|
Hexcel Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and markets structural materials for use in commercial aerospace, space and defense, and industrial markets. It operates in two s...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/01/23 23:19|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/01/22 00:00|
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