Tennant Company designs, manufactures, and markets floor cleaning equipment in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific.
Proven track record with adequate balance sheet and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has Tennant's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: TNC's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: TNC exceeded the US Machinery industry which returned -19.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: TNC exceeded the US Market which returned -10% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Tennant's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Tennant 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: TNC ($59.45) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($112.48)
Significantly Below Fair Value: TNC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: TNC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (23.5x) compared to the Machinery industry average (15.4x).
PE vs Market: TNC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (23.5x) compared to the US market (13x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: TNC is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.9x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: TNC is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3x) compared to the US Machinery industry average (1.6x).
How is Tennant forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: TNC's forecast earnings growth (12.3% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: TNC's earnings (12.3% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (13.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: TNC's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: TNC's revenue (2.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: TNC's revenue (2.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: TNC's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (17.4%).
How has Tennant performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: TNC has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: TNC's current net profit margins (4%) are higher than last year (3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: TNC's earnings have declined by -9.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: TNC's earnings growth over the past year (37.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (-9.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: TNC earnings growth over the past year (37.1%) exceeded the Machinery industry -1.3%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: TNC's Return on Equity (12.7%) is considered low.
How is Tennant's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: TNC's short term assets ($481.0M) exceed its short term liabilities ($274.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: TNC's short term assets ($481.0M) exceed its long term liabilities ($426.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: TNC's debt to equity ratio (93.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: TNC's debt to equity ratio has increased from 10% to 93.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: TNC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (21.2%).
Interest Coverage: TNC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.7x coverage).
What is Tennant's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: TNC's dividend (1.48%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.93%).
High Dividend: TNC's dividend (1.48%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (5.46%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: TNC's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: TNC's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (34.8%), TNC's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: TNC's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (22.9% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
H. Killingstad (63yo)
Mr. H. Chris Killingstad serves as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Tennant at Orbio Technologies Group. Mr. Killingstad has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Tennant Company si ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: H.'s total compensation ($USD4.92M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.18M).
Compensation vs Earnings: H.'s compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chief Operating Officer||1.83yrs||US$1.41m||0.084% $919.7k|
|Senior Vice President of Technology & Innovation||0.083yr||US$1.38m||0.14% $1.5m|
|Senior VP||1.25yrs||US$1.51m||0.031% $341.1k|
|Senior VP & CFO (Leave of Absence)||0.25yr||US$1.50m||0.069% $750.5k|
|VP of Finance & Corporate Controller and Interim CFO & Principal Accounting Officer||0.25yr||no data||0.011% $120.5k|
|Senior VP & Chief Administrative Officer||3.25yrs||US$1.12m||0.053% $576.5k|
|Global Communications Director||16yrs||no data||no data|
|VP & Controller||12.58yrs||no data||no data|
|VP of Global Tax||5.58yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: TNC's management team is considered experienced (2.5 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||11.25yrs||US$205.01k||0.056% $612.0k|
|Independent Director||11.67yrs||US$191.01k||0.080% $873.1k|
|Independent Director||10.67yrs||US$196.01k||0.069% $759.0k|
|Independent Director||13.17yrs||US$196.01k||0.12% $1.4m|
|Lead Independent Director||3.67yrs||US$255.01k||0.090% $985.1k|
|Independent Director||4.17yrs||US$196.01k||0.026% $286.1k|
|Independent Director||1.08yrs||US$203.24k||0.010% $113.6k|
|Independent Director||7.5yrs||US$186.01k||0.042% $460.4k|
Experienced Board: TNC's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.7 years average tenure).
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.
Tennant Company's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Tennant Company
- Ticker: TNC
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1870
- Industry: Industrial Machinery
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: US$1.095b
- Shares outstanding: 18.43m
- Website: https://www.tennantco.com
Number of Employees
- Tennant Company
- 701 North Lilac Drive
- PO Box 1452
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|TNC||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jan 1980|
|TN1||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1980|
Tennant Company designs, manufactures, and markets floor cleaning equipment in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. The company offers a suite of products, including floor maintenance and outdoor cleaning equipment, detergent-free and other sustainable cleaning technologies, aftermarket parts and consumables, equipment maintenance and repair services, specialty surface coatings, and asset management solutions. It also provides business solutions, such as financing, rental, and leasing programs, as well as machine-to-machine asset management solutions. The company offers its products under the Tennant, Nobles, Alfa Uma Empresa Tennant, IRIS, VLX, and IPC brands, as well as private-label brands. Its products are used in retail establishments and distribution centers; factories and warehouses; and public venues, such as arenas and stadiums, office buildings, schools and universities, hospitals and clinics, parking lots and streets, and other environments. The company markets its products to contract cleaners and businesses through direct sales and service organization, as well as through a network of authorized distributors. Tennant Company was founded in 1870 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/08 04:32|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/07 00:00|
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