IDEX Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an applied solutions company worldwide. More Details
Excellent balance sheet average dividend payer.
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 is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: IEX's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: IEX underperformed the US Machinery industry which returned 90% over the past year.
Return vs Market: IEX underperformed the US Market which returned 55% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is IDEX's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
5 days ago | Simply Wall StThese 4 Measures Indicate That IDEX (NYSE:IEX) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StIDEX (NYSE:IEX) Will Will Want To Turn Around Its Return Trends
1 month ago | Simply Wall StA Look At The Intrinsic Value Of IDEX Corporation (NYSE:IEX)
Is IDEX 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: IEX ($222.47) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($211.71)
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 (44.6x) compared to the US Machinery industry average (35.8x).
PE vs Market: IEX is poor value based on its PE Ratio (44.6x) compared to the US market (22.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: IEX is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: IEX is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (6.7x) compared to the US Machinery industry average (3.3x).
How is IDEX forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 13 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: IEX's forecast earnings growth (12.7% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: IEX's earnings (12.7% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (17.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: IEX's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: IEX's revenue (8.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: IEX's revenue (8.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: IEX's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (18.7%).
How has IDEX performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: IEX has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: IEX's current net profit margins (16.1%) are lower than last year (17.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: IEX's earnings have grown by 9.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: IEX's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: IEX had negative earnings growth (-11.2%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Machinery industry average (-13.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: IEX's Return on Equity (14.9%) is considered low.
How is IDEX's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: IEX's short term assets ($1.7B) exceed its short term liabilities ($399.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: IEX's short term assets ($1.7B) exceed its long term liabilities ($1.5B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: IEX's debt to equity ratio (41.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: IEX's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 58.6% to 41.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: IEX's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (54.5%).
Interest Coverage: IEX's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (12x coverage).
What is IDEX current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: IEX's dividend (0.9%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.24%).
High Dividend: IEX's dividend (0.9%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.48%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: IEX's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: IEX's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (40.1%), IEX's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: IEX's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (33.1% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Eric Ashleman (53 yo)
Mr. Eric D. Ashleman has been Chief Executive Officer and Director of IDEX Corporation since December 15, 2020 and as its President since February 21, 2020. He was Chief Operating Officer of IDEX Corporati...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Eric's total compensation ($USD3.41M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.18M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Eric's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: IEX's management team is considered experienced (2.7 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: IEX's board of directors are considered experienced (5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: IEX insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
IDEX Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: IDEX Corporation
- Ticker: IEX
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1987
- Industry: Industrial Machinery
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: US$16.883b
- Shares outstanding: 75.89m
- Website: https://www.idexcorp.com
Number of Employees
- IDEX Corporation
- 3100 Sanders Road
- Suite 301
- United States
IDEX Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an applied solutions company worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Fluid & Metering Technologies (FMT), Health & Science Tech...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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