NX Stock Overview
Quanex Building Products Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides components for the fenestration industry in the United States, Europe, Canada, Asia, and internationally.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$22.66|
|52 Week High||US$25.93|
|52 Week Low||US$18.87|
|1 Month Change||13.41%|
|3 Month Change||1.80%|
|1 Year Change||-10.08%|
|3 Year Change||19.96%|
|5 Year Change||7.14%|
|Change since IPO||72.32%|
Recent News & Updates
Quanex Building Products (NYSE:NX) Will Pay A Dividend Of US$0.08
The board of Quanex Building Products Corporation ( NYSE:NX ) has announced that it will pay a dividend on the 30th of...
|NX||US Building||US Market|
Return vs Industry: NX exceeded the US Building industry which returned -24.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: NX exceeded the US Market which returned -18.5% over the past year.
|NX Average Weekly Movement||6.5%|
|Building Industry Average Movement||6.5%|
|Market Average Movement||8.0%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.6%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.1%|
Stable Share Price: NX is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: NX's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Quanex Building Products Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides components for the fenestration industry in the United States, Europe, Canada, Asia, and internationally. The company operates through three segments: North American Fenestration, European Fenestration, and North American Cabinet Components. It offers flexible insulating glass spacers, extruded vinyl profiles, window and door screens, and precision-formed metal and wood products, as well as cabinet doors and other components for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in the kitchen and bathroom cabinet industry.
Quanex Building Products Fundamentals Summary
|NX fundamental statistics|
Is NX overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|NX income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$908.17m|
Last Reported Earnings
Apr 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||2.19|
|Net Profit Margin||6.23%|
How did NX perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.4%Current Dividend Yield
Is NX undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 5/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for NX?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is NX's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does NX's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|NX PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: NX is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (10.4x) compared to the peer average (26.2x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does NX's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the U.S. Building Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: NX is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (10.4x) compared to the US Building industry average (16.2x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is NX's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||10.4x|
|Fair PE Ratio||12.6x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: NX is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (10.4x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (12.6x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of NX when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: NX ($22.66) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($36)
Significantly Below Fair Value: NX is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: NX is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (5x)
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How is Quanex Building Products forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Future Growth Score1/6
Future Growth Score 1/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: NX's forecast earnings growth (2.1% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: NX's earnings (2.1% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14% per year).
High Growth Earnings: NX's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: NX's revenue (3.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (8.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: NX's revenue (3.8% 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 NX's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
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How has Quanex Building Products performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score5/6
Past Performance Score 5/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: NX has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: NX's current net profit margins (6.2%) are higher than last year (5.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: NX has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 28.7% per year.
Accelerating Growth: NX's earnings growth over the past year (30.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (28.7% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: NX earnings growth over the past year (30.6%) exceeded the Building industry 27.3%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: NX's Return on Equity (16.6%) is considered low.
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How is Quanex Building Products's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: NX's short term assets ($298.9M) exceed its short term liabilities ($146.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: NX's short term assets ($298.9M) exceed its long term liabilities ($157.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: NX's net debt to equity ratio (5.4%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: NX's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 71.5% to 14.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: NX's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (76.3%).
Interest Coverage: NX's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (43.6x coverage).
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What is Quanex Building Products's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 3/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: NX's dividend (1.41%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.57%).
High Dividend: NX's dividend (1.41%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.24%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: NX's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: NX's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (14.7%), NX's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonable cash payout ratio (53.6%), NX's dividend payments are covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
George Wilson (52 yo)
Mr. George L. Wilson has been the President, Chief Executive Officer and Director at Quanex Building Products Corporation since January 1, 2020 and had been its Chief Operating Officer and Vice President s...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: George's total compensation ($USD4.11M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD4.05M).
Compensation vs Earnings: George's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: NX's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.2 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: NX's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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.
Quanex Building Products Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Quanex Building Products Corporation
- Ticker: NX
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1927
- Industry: Building Products
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Implied Market Cap: US$750.188m
- Shares outstanding: 33.11m
- Website: https://www.quanex.com
Number of Employees
- Quanex Building Products Corporation
- 1800 West Loop South
- Suite 1500
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/06/26 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/06/24 00:00|
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