Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Masco Corporation designs, manufactures, and distributes home improvement and building products worldwide.

Snowflake Analysis

Average dividend payer with acceptable track record.

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Share Price & News

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

Latest Share Price and Events

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

Market Performance

7 Day Return




US Building


US Market

1 Year Return




US Building


US Market

Return vs Industry: MAS underperformed the US Building industry which returned 24.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: MAS exceeded the US Market which returned 20.1% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day-8.1%1.8%0.9%
30 Day-7.1%2.3%1.4%
90 Day0%6.1%8.8%
1 Year23.2%21.8%26.4%24.6%22.5%20.0%
3 Year41.0%36.1%26.5%20.7%49.9%40.3%
5 Year107.7%71.7%50.0%30.5%73.2%54.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

Simply Wall St News


Is Masco 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: MAS ($45.61) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($36.98)

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

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: MAS is good value based on its PE Ratio (20.7x) compared to the Building industry average (22.2x).

PE vs Market: MAS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (20.7x) compared to the US market (18.4x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: MAS is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.2x)

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: MAS has negative assets, so we can't compare its PB Ratio to the US Building industry average.

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Future Growth

How is Masco forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 17 analysts?


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: MAS's forecast earnings growth (6.4% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).

Earnings vs Market: MAS's earnings (6.4% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14.6% per year).

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

Revenue vs Market: MAS's revenue (2.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.6% per year).

High Growth Revenue: MAS's revenue (2.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: MAS's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (40.1%).

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Past Performance

How has Masco performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: MAS has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: MAS's current net profit margins (9.4%) are lower than last year (9.5%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: MAS's earnings have grown by 3% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: MAS's earnings growth over the past year (0.6%) is below its 5-year average (3% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: MAS earnings growth over the past year (0.6%) exceeded the Building industry -4.2%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: MAS's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.

Return on Assets

Return on Capital Employed

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Financial Health

How is Masco's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: MAS has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.

Long Term Liabilities: MAS has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: MAS has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.

Reducing Debt: MAS's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.

Debt Coverage: MAS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (30.4%).

Interest Coverage: MAS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (6.9x coverage).

Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: MAS has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: MAS has negative shareholder equity (liabilities exceed assets) therefore debt is not covered by short term assets.

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


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market


Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: MAS's dividend (1.18%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.44%).

High Dividend: MAS's dividend (1.18%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.69%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (23.1%), MAS's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: MAS's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (20.2% payout ratio).

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Keith Allman (56yo)





Mr. Keith J. Allman has been the Chief Executive Officer and President at Masco Corporation since February 14, 2014. Mr. Allman served as the Group President of Masco Corporation from November 22, 2011 to  ...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Keith's total compensation ($USD11.64M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD10.78M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Keith's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Leadership Team

Keith Allman
CEO, President & Director6yrsUS$11.64m0.16% $20.1m
John Sznewajs
VP & CFO12.6yrsUS$3.58m0.081% $10.3m
Kenneth Cole
VP, General Counsel & Secretary6.6yrsUS$2.08m0.023% $2.9m
Jai Shah
Group President1.4yrsUS$2.36m0.018% $2.2m
Richard O'Reagan
Group President of Global Plumbing5.8yrsUS$2.72m0.020% $2.5m
John Lindow
VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer3.1yrsUS$1.23m0.014% $1.7m
David Chaika
VP, Treasurer & Investor Relations4.8yrsno datano data
Sue Sabo
Director of Corporate Communications0yrsno datano data
Renee Straber
VP & Chief Human Resource Officer6.1yrsno data0.027% $3.4m
Jeffrey Mollerick
Head of Masco Service Partners0yrsno datano data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Management: MAS's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.9 years average tenure).

Board Members

Keith Allman
CEO, President & Director6yrsUS$11.64m0.16% $20.1m
Richard Manoogian
Chairman Emeritus8.1yrsUS$267.60k0.22% $27.7m
John Plant
Independent Director7.8yrsUS$267.60k0.011% $1.4m
Lisa Payne
Independent Director13.2yrsUS$289.60k0.017% $2.2m
J. Losh
Chairman of the Board4.8yrsUS$472.60k0.025% $3.1m
Donald Parfet
Independent Director7.2yrsUS$292.10k0.011% $1.5m
Reginald Turner
Independent Director4.9yrsUS$267.60k0.0075% $951.3k
Mark Alexander
Independent Director5.3yrsUS$267.60k0.0085% $1.1m
Christopher O'Herlihy
Independent Director7.1yrsUS$272.60k0.011% $1.4m
Marie Ffolkes
Independent Director2.4yrsUS$269.60k0.0027% $347.1k


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: MAS's board of directors are considered experienced (6.5 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

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

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

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

Top Shareholders

Company Information

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

Key Information

  • Name: Masco Corporation
  • Ticker: MAS
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1929
  • Industry: Building Products
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: US$12.667b
  • Shares outstanding: 277.74m
  • Website: https://masco.com

Number of Employees


  • Masco Corporation
  • 17450 College Parkway
  • Livonia
  • Michigan
  • 48152
  • United States


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
MASNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockUSUSDJan 1968
MSQDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURJan 1968
MAS *BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)YesCommon StockMXMXNJan 1968
0JZ1LSE (London Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockGBUSDJan 1968
M1AS34BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)BDR EACH REPR 1 COMBRBRLDec 2019


Masco Corporation designs, manufactures, and distributes home improvement and building products worldwide. The company’s Plumbing Products segment offers faucets, showerheads, handheld showers, valves, bath hardware and accessories, bathing units, shower bases and enclosures, toilets, acrylic tubs, shower trays, spas, exercise pools, fitness systems, and other non-decorative plumbing products; brass, copper, and composite plumbing system components; and thermoplastic extrusions, extruded plastic profiles, and specialized fabrications. It offers its products under the DELTA, BRIZO, PEERLESS, HANSGROHE, AXOR, GINGER, NEWPORT BRASS, BRASSTECH, WALTEC, BRISTAN, HERITAGE, MIROLIN, HÜPPE, HOT SPRING, CALDERA, FREEFLOW SPAS, FANTASY SPAS, ENDLESS POOLS, BRASSCRAFT, PLUMB SHOP, COBRA, COBRA PRO, and MASTER PLUMBER brands. Its Decorative Architectural Products segment provides paints, primers, specialty coatings, stains, and waterproofing products; cabinet and door hardware; functional hardware, wall plates, hook and rail products, and picture hanging accessories; decorative bath hardware, and shower accessories and doors; and decorative indoor and outdoor lighting fixtures, ceiling fans, landscape lighting, and LED lighting systems. This segment offers its products under the BEHR, KILZ, LIBERTY, BRAINERD, FRANKLIN BRASS, KICHLER, and ÉLAN brands. The company’s Cabinetry Products segment offers assembled cabinetry under the KRAFTMAID, CARDELL, MERILLAT, and QUALITY CABINETS brands. Its Windows and Other Specialty Products segment provides vinyl, fiberglass, and aluminum windows and patio doors under the MILGARD brand; and vinyl windows, composite, and panel doors, as well as related products and components under the DURAFLEX, GRIFFIN, PREMIER, and EVOLUTION brands. The company was founded in 1929 and is headquartered in Livonia, Michigan. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/17 23:40
End of Day Share Price2020/02/14 00:00
Annual Earnings2019/12/31

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.