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Executive Summary

Vertiv Holdings Co, together with its subsidiaries, provides mission-critical infrastructure technologies and life cycle services for data centers, communication networks, and commercial and industrial environments in the Americas, the Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Reasonable growth potential with mediocre balance sheet.


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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: VRT is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: VRT's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-1.7%

VRT

-0.8%

US Electrical

-1.4%

US Market


1 Year Return

68.8%

VRT

64.0%

US Electrical

37.1%

US Market

Return vs Industry: VRT exceeded the US Electrical industry which returned 64% over the past year.

Return vs Market: VRT exceeded the US Market which returned 37.1% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

VRTIndustryMarket
7 Day-1.7%-0.8%-1.4%
30 Day3.0%0.4%1.6%
90 Day10.5%16.0%7.3%
1 Year68.9%68.8%67.3%64.0%40.2%37.1%
3 Yearn/a83.0%72.5%62.5%52.1%
5 Yearn/a119.7%102.2%133.9%108.0%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Vertiv Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

14.0%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: VRT ($20.8) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($24.18)

Significantly Below Fair Value: VRT is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: VRT is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Electrical industry average.

PE vs Market: VRT is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate VRT's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: VRT is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (18.4x) compared to the US Electrical industry average (5.7x).


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Future Growth

How is Vertiv Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?

68.1%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: VRT is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2%).

Earnings vs Market: VRT is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: VRT's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: VRT's revenue (5.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.4% per year).

High Growth Revenue: VRT's revenue (5.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: VRT's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (22.3%)


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Past Performance

How has Vertiv Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

-15.6%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: VRT is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: VRT is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: VRT is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 15.6% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare VRT's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: VRT is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Electrical industry (-12.4%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: VRT has a negative Return on Equity (-78.67%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Vertiv Holdings's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: VRT's short term assets ($2.3B) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.6B).

Long Term Liabilities: VRT's short term assets ($2.3B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($2.8B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: VRT's debt to equity ratio (612.3%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if VRT's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet


Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable VRT has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.

Forecast Cash Runway: VRT is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by 36.7% per year.


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Dividend

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

0.048%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: VRT's dividend (0.048%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.33%).

High Dividend: VRT's dividend (0.048%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.7%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: VRT is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.

Growing Dividend: VRT is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of VRT's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

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

1.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Rob Johnson (53 yo)

1

Tenure

US$3,295,644

Compensation

Dr. Robert J. Johnson, also known as Rob, Ph.D., has been Chief Executive Officer and Director of Vertiv Holdings Co. since February 07, 2020. Dr. Johnson served as the Director of GS Acquisition Holdings ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Rob's total compensation ($USD3.30M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.11M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Rob's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Robert Johnson
CEO & Director1yrUS$3.30m0.037%
$ 2.7m
David Fallon
Chief Financial Officer1yrUS$2.01m0.016%
$ 1.1m
Jason Forcier
COO & Executive VP of Infrastructure and Solutions1yrUS$1.44m0.012%
$ 833.8k
Stephen Liang
Chief Technology Officerno dataUS$2.75m0.011%
$ 803.2k
John Hewitt
President of the Americas1yrUS$1.41m0.011%
$ 772.6k
David Cote
Executive Chairman1yrno data5.85%
$ 416.1m
Scott Cripps
Chief Accounting Officer0.33yrno datano data
Sheryl Haislet
Chief Information Officer1yrno datano data
Stephanie Gill
Chief Legal Counsel & Corporate Secretary0.083yrno datano data
Erin Dowd
Chief Human Resources Officer0.083yrno datano data
Gary Niederpruem
Chief Strategy & Development Officer1yrno data0.0075%
$ 533.6k
Giordano Albertazzi
President of Europe1yrno data0.0082%
$ 581.9k

1.0yrs

Average Tenure

53yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: VRT's management team is not considered experienced ( 1 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Robert Johnson
CEO & Director1yrUS$3.30m0.037%
$ 2.7m
David Cote
Executive Chairman1yrno data5.85%
$ 416.1m
Steven Reinemund
Independent Director1yrno data0.11%
$ 8.0m
Roger Fradin
Independent Director1yrno data0.11%
$ 8.0m
Edward Monser
Independent Director1yrno data0.013%
$ 953.3k
Jacob Kotzubei
Director1yrno datano data
Robin Washington
Independent Director1yrno data0.0030%
$ 216.3k
Matthew Louie
Director1yrno datano data
Joseph Dokkum
Independent Director1yrno data0.0076%
$ 541.4k

1.0yrs

Average Tenure

66.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: VRT's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Ownership

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

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 4.1%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Vertiv Holdings Co.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Vertiv Holdings Co.
  • Ticker: VRT
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: NaN
  • Industry: Electrical Components and Equipment
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: US$7.114b
  • Shares outstanding: 342.02m
  • Website: https://www.vertiv.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Vertiv Holdings Co.
  • 1050 Dearborn Drive
  • Columbus
  • Ohio
  • 43085
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
49VDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesClass A Common StockDEEURFeb 2020
VRTNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesClass A Common StockUSUSDFeb 2020

Biography

Vertiv Holdings Co, together with its subsidiaries, provides mission-critical infrastructure technologies and life cycle services for data centers, communication networks, and commercial and industrial env...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/02/25 01:22
End of Day Share Price2021/02/24 00:00
Earnings2020/09/30
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.