Quanex Building Products Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides components for the fenestration industry worldwide. More Details
Excellent balance sheet, good value and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has Quanex Building Products's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: NX is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: NX's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: NX exceeded the US Building industry which returned 34.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: NX exceeded the US Market which returned 38.9% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Quanex Building Products's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Quanex Building Products undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: NX ($24.33) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($26.38)
Significantly Below Fair Value: NX is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: NX is good value based on its PE Ratio (20.7x) compared to the US Building industry average (22.5x).
PE vs Market: NX is good value based on its PE Ratio (20.7x) compared to the US market (21.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: NX is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: NX is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.2x) compared to the US Building industry average (3.1x).
How is Quanex Building Products forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: NX's forecast earnings growth (14.2% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: NX's earnings (14.2% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (20.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: NX's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: NX's revenue (4.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: NX's revenue (4.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: NX's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (12.7%).
How has Quanex Building Products performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: NX has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: NX became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: NX's earnings have declined by 24.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: NX has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: NX has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Building industry (21.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: NX's Return on Equity (10.8%) is considered low.
How is Quanex Building Products's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: NX's short term assets ($207.3M) exceed its short term liabilities ($130.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: NX's short term assets ($207.3M) exceed its long term liabilities ($205.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: NX's debt to equity ratio (28.7%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: NX's debt to equity ratio has increased from 14% to 28.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: NX's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (98.7%).
Interest Coverage: NX's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (10.8x coverage).
What is Quanex Building Products's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: NX's dividend (1.31%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.35%).
High Dividend: NX's dividend (1.31%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.72%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: NX's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: NX's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (27.2%), NX's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: NX's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (56.6% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
George Wilson (51 yo)
Mr. George L. Wilson has been the President, Chief Executive Officer and Director at Quanex Building Products Corporation since January 1, 2020 and had been its Chief Operating Officer and Vice President s...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: George's total compensation ($USD2.11M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.22M).
Compensation vs Earnings: George's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive Chairman of the Board||7.58yrs||US$1.31m||0.70% |
|Senior VP||1.67yrs||US$823.42k||0.079% |
|VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Controller||1.25yrs||US$501.13k||0.030% |
|Senior VP||1.25yrs||US$807.99k||0.066% |
|Director of Technical Services||6.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Managing Director of UK & Asia Pacific- Edgetech UK||5.08yrs||no data||no data|
|President of North American Fenestration||4.58yrs||no data||no data|
|President of North American Cabinet Components||0.50yr||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of Liniar HL Plastics||3.08yrs||no data||no data|
|Director of Operations||6.83yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: NX's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|Executive Chairman of the Board||7.58yrs||US$1.31m||0.70% |
|Independent Director||9.25yrs||US$168.66k||0% |
|Independent Director||10.33yrs||US$172.26k||0% |
|Independent Lead Director||no data||US$181.34k||0.14% |
|Independent Director||14.08yrs||US$170.79k||0% |
|Independent Director||1.33yrs||US$153.63k||0% |
|Independent Director||1.92yrs||US$162.02k||0% |
|Independent Director||0.33yr||US$5.69k||0% |
Experienced Board: NX's board of directors are considered experienced (4.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: NX 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.
Quanex Building Products Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Quanex Building Products Corporation
- Ticker: NX
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1927
- Industry: Building Products
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: US$810.146m
- Shares outstanding: 33.30m
- Website: https://www.quanex.com
Number of Employees
- Quanex Building Products Corporation
- 1800 West Loop South
- Suite 1500
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|NX||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Apr 2008|
|4Q2||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Apr 2008|
Quanex Building Products Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides components for the fenestration industry worldwide. It operates through three segments: North American Fenestration, European ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/02/27 00:37|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/02/26 00:00|
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