NYSE:IEX

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

IDEX Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates as an applied solutions company worldwide.


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet average dividend payer.


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Share Price & News

How has IDEX's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: IEX has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-1.1%

IEX

-1.7%

US Machinery

-0.09%

US Market


1 Year Return

27.0%

IEX

20.1%

US Machinery

23.9%

US Market

Return vs Industry: IEX exceeded the US Machinery industry which returned 22.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: IEX exceeded the US Market which returned 23.2% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

IEXIndustryMarket
7 Day-1.1%-1.7%-0.09%
30 Day1.1%-0.9%3.1%
90 Day9.5%5.0%10.4%
1 Year28.6%27.0%22.4%20.1%26.6%23.9%
3 Year94.7%87.5%39.3%30.3%50.9%41.2%
5 Year157.2%139.8%77.6%56.2%78.1%58.5%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is IDEX's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is IDEX undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

30.81x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: IEX ($172.46) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($128.62)

Significantly Below Fair Value: IEX is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: IEX is poor value based on its PE Ratio (30.6x) compared to the Machinery industry average (23.4x).

PE vs Market: IEX is poor value based on its PE Ratio (30.6x) compared to the US market (18.9x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: IEX is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (5.5x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: IEX is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (6.1x) compared to the US Machinery industry average (2.5x).


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Future Growth

How is IDEX forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 13 analysts?

5.6%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: IEX's forecast earnings growth (5.6% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).

Earnings vs Market: IEX's earnings (5.6% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14.3% per year).

High Growth Earnings: IEX's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: IEX's revenue (3.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.5% per year).

High Growth Revenue: IEX's revenue (3.1% 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 IEX's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has IDEX performed over the past 5 years?

10.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: IEX has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: IEX's current net profit margins (17.1%) are higher than last year (16.5%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: IEX's earnings have grown by 10.8% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: IEX's earnings growth over the past year (5.1%) is below its 5-year average (10.8% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: IEX earnings growth over the past year (5.1%) underperformed the Machinery industry 9.6%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: IEX's Return on Equity (19.7%) is considered low.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is IDEX's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: IEX's short term assets ($1.2B) exceed its short term liabilities ($370.7M).

Long Term Liabilities: IEX's short term assets ($1.2B) exceed its long term liabilities ($1.2B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: IEX's debt to equity ratio (39.3%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: IEX's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 51.9% to 39.3% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: IEX's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (62.5%).

Interest Coverage: IEX's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (13.7x coverage).


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: IEX has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: IEX's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 1.4x debt).


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Dividend

What is IDEX's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.15%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

company1.2%marketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage1.9%forecastin3Years1.2%

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: IEX's dividend (1.16%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.4%).

High Dividend: IEX's dividend (1.16%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.66%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: IEX's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: IEX's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (34.2%), IEX's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: IEX's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (30.3% payout ratio).


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Management

What is the CEO of IDEX's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

3.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Andy Silvernail (48yo)

8.4yrs

Tenure

US$10,125,650

Compensation

Mr. Andrew K. Silvernail, also known as Andy, has been the Chairman of IDEX Corporation since January 1, 2012 and has been its Chief Executive Officer and President since August 10, 2011. Mr. Silvernail se ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Andy's total compensation ($USD10.13M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD10.76M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Andy's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.


Management Age and Tenure

3.8yrs

Average Tenure

52yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: IEX's management team is considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).


Board Age and Tenure

5.8yrs

Average Tenure

58.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: IEX's board of directors are considered experienced (5.8 years average tenure).


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: IEX insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

SellUS$2,930,52027 Nov 19
Michael Yates
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Accounting Officer
VP & Chief Accounting Officer
Shares18,020
Max PriceUS$162.76
SellUS$1,926,66219 Nov 19
Daniel Salliotte
EntityIndividual
Role
Head of Corporate Development
Senior Vice President of Corporate Development
Shares11,921
Max PriceUS$161.62
SellUS$484,33303 Sep 19
Eric Ashleman
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Operating Officer
COO & Senior VP
Shares2,922
Max PriceUS$165.75
SellUS$1,317,08709 Aug 19
Daniel Salliotte
EntityIndividual
Role
Head of Corporate Development
Senior Vice President of Corporate Development
Shares8,119
Max PriceUS$162.22
SellUS$953,45905 Aug 19
Eric Ashleman
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Operating Officer
COO & Senior VP
Shares5,608
Max PriceUS$170.02
SellUS$462,65401 Mar 19
Michael Yates
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Accounting Officer
VP & Chief Accounting Officer
Shares3,197
Max PriceUS$144.72
SellUS$164,32926 Feb 19
Jeffrey Bucklew
EntityIndividual
Role
Head of Human Resources
Senior VP & Chief Human Resources Officer
Shares1,127
Max PriceUS$145.81
SellUS$653,86126 Feb 19
Eric Ashleman
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Operating Officer
COO & Senior VP
Shares4,545
Max PriceUS$143.86
SellUS$322,49919 Feb 19
Jeffrey Bucklew
EntityIndividual
Role
Head of Human Resources
Senior VP & Chief Human Resources Officer
Shares2,255
Max PriceUS$143.02

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Management Team

  • Daniel Salliotte (52yo)

    Senior Vice President of Corporate Development

    • Tenure: 1.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.41m
  • Mike Yates (54yo)

    VP & Chief Accounting Officer

    • Tenure: 9.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.53m
  • Uwe Kirchner

    Group Executive of Fire

    • Tenure: 1yrs
  • Denise Cade (57yo)

    Senior VP

    • Tenure: 4.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$2.26m
  • Andy Silvernail (48yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 8.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$10.13m
  • Jeff Bucklew (49yo)

    Senior VP & Chief Human Resources Officer

    • Tenure: 7.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.84m
  • Eric Ashleman (52yo)

    COO & Senior VP

    • Tenure: 4.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$3.32m
  • Bill Grogan (40yo)

    CFO & Senior VP

    • Tenure: 3yrs
    • Compensation: US$2.45m
  • Rajesh Prasad

    Group Executive of Emerging Markets

    • Tenure: 3.3yrs
  • Abbie Roche

    VP, Chief Compliance Officer & Assistant General Counsel

    • Tenure: 1.9yrs

Board Members

  • Bill Cook (66yo)

    Lead Director

    • Tenure: 4.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$251.50k
  • Ernest Mrozek (66yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 9.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$240.00k
  • Carl Christenson (59yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 0.6yrs
  • Tony Satterthwaite (58yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 8.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$225.00k
  • Mark Buthman (58yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 3.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$215.00k
  • Katrina Helmkamp (53yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 4.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$215.00k
  • David Parry (66yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 7.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$225.00k
  • CJ Warner (61yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 6.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$225.00k
  • Mark Beck (54yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 2yrs
    • Compensation: US$255.25k
  • Andy Silvernail (48yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 8.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$10.13m

Company Information

IDEX Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: IDEX Corporation
  • Ticker: IEX
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1987
  • Industry: Industrial Machinery
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: US$13.215b
  • Shares outstanding: 76.06m
  • Website: https://www.idexcorp.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • IDEX Corporation
  • 1925 West Field Court
  • Suite 200
  • Lake Forest
  • Illinois
  • 60045
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
IEXNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockUSUSDJun 1989
ID7DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURJun 1989
IEX *BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)YesCommon StockMXMXNJun 1989

Biography

IDEX Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates as an applied solutions company worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Fluid & Metering Technologies (FMT), Health & Science Technologies (HST), and Fire & Safety/Diversified Products (FSDP). The FMT segment designs, produces, and distributes positive displacement pumps, flow meters, injectors, and other fluid-handling pump modules and systems, as well as offers flow monitoring and other services for the food, chemical, general industrial, water and wastewater, agricultural, and energy industries. The HST segment designs, produces, and distributes precision fluidics, rotary lobe pumps, centrifugal and positive displacement pumps, roll compaction, and drying systems for use in beverage, food processing, pharmaceutical, and cosmetics; pneumatic components and sealing solutions, such as pumping solutions for analytical instrumentation, clinical diagnostics, and drug discovery; sealing components; biocompatible medical devices and implantables; and air compressors for medical, dental, and industrial applications. This segment also provides optical components and coatings for scientific research, defense, biotechnology, aerospace, telecommunications, and electronics manufacturing applications; laboratory and commercial equipment for the production of micro and nano scale materials; precision photonic solutions for life sciences, research, and defense markets; and precision gear and peristaltic pump technologies. The FSDP segment designs, produces, and distributes firefighting pumps, valves, rescue tools, lifting bags, and other components and systems for the fire and rescue industry; engineered stainless steel banding and clamping devices for various industrial and commercial applications; and precision equipment for dispensing, metering, and mixing colorants and paints used in retail and commercial businesses. The company was incorporated in 1987 and is headquartered in Lake Forest, Illinois. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/01/23 23:43
End of Day Share Price2020/01/23 00:00
Earnings2019/09/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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