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Homasote OTCPK:HMTC Stock Report

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03 Oct, 2022


Company Financials
HMTC fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health2/6

HMTC Stock Overview

Homasote Company manufactures and sells building and industrial products for the construction and manufacturing industries in the United States.

Homasote Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Homasote
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$10.75
52 Week HighUS$12.25
52 Week LowUS$4.54
1 Month Change-6.52%
3 Month Change114.57%
1 Year Change104.76%
3 Year Change19.44%
5 Year Change169.42%
Change since IPO-41.89%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

HMTCUS BuildingUS Market

Return vs Industry: HMTC exceeded the US Building industry which returned -24.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: HMTC exceeded the US Market which returned -23.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is HMTC's price volatile compared to industry and market?
HMTC volatility
HMTC Average Weekly Movementn/a
Building Industry Average Movement5.3%
Market Average Movement6.8%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market15.5%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.8%

Stable Share Price: Insufficient data to determine HMTC's volatility over the past 3 months.

Volatility Over Time: Insufficient data to determine HMTC's volatility change over the past year.

About the Company

1909n/aWarren Flicker

Homasote Company manufactures and sells building and industrial products for the construction and manufacturing industries in the United States. The company operates through two divisions, Millboard and Industrial. The Millboard division provides wall and floor sound insulation products, roof and floor deckings, concrete expansion joints and forming boards, and finished interior panels.

Homasote Fundamentals Summary

How do Homasote's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
HMTC fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$3.89m
Earnings (TTM)US$539.19k
Revenue (TTM)US$20.16m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
HMTC income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUS$14.67m
Gross ProfitUS$5.49m
Other ExpensesUS$4.95m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)1.49
Gross Margin27.24%
Net Profit Margin2.68%
Debt/Equity Ratio427.2%

How did HMTC perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is HMTC undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 2/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for HMTC?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

HMTC key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue0.4x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA10.9x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does HMTC's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

HMTC PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for HMTC vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average20.4x
JCTC.F Jewett-Cameron Trading
TGEN Tecogen
BURC.A Burnham Holdings
APT Alpha Pro Tech
HMTC Homasote

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: HMTC is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (7.2x) compared to the peer average (20.4x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does HMTC's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Building Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: HMTC is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (7.2x) compared to the US Building industry average (14.5x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is HMTC'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.

HMTC PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio7.2x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate HMTC's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of HMTC when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate HMTC's fair value for valuation analysis.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate HMTC's fair value for valuation analysis.

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.

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Future Growth

How is Homasote forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted Capital Goods industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Homasote has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

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  • Take a look at our analysis of HMTC’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  • While we do not consider unaudited financials to be a reliable enough to include in our analysis, you can access them on the OTC Markets Website. If you are looking for more of a qualitative research into the company, you can access Homasote's filings and announcements here.

Past Performance

How has Homasote performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 2/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: HMTC has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: HMTC's current net profit margins (2.7%) are lower than last year (2.8%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: HMTC's earnings have declined by 38.5% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: HMTC's earnings growth over the past year (3.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (-38.5% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: HMTC earnings growth over the past year (3.7%) underperformed the Building industry 32.2%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: Whilst HMTC's Return on Equity (50.84%) is outstanding, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.

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Financial Health

How is Homasote's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 2/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: HMTC's short term assets ($3.6M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($5.0M).

Long Term Liabilities: HMTC's short term assets ($3.6M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($5.0M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: HMTC's net debt to equity ratio (366.3%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: HMTC had negative shareholder equity 5 years ago, but is now positive and has therefore improved.

Debt Coverage: HMTC's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (11%).

Interest Coverage: HMTC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.2x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is Homasote current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

Homasote Dividend Yield vs Market
How does Homasote dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (Homasote)n/a
Market Bottom 25% (US)1.7%
Market Top 25% (US)4.7%
Industry Average (Building)1.8%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (Homasote)n/a

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate HMTC's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate HMTC's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HMTC's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HMTC's dividend payments have been increasing.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

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

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as HMTC has not reported any payouts.

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


Average board tenure


Warren Flicker (78 yo)





Mr. Warren L. Flicker has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Homasote Company since January 1, 2000 and has been its Director since 1974. Mr. Flicker employed by Homasote Co. since 1965.

Board Members

Experienced Board: HMTC's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 32.3 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.

Ownership Breakdown

What is the ownership structure of HMTC?
Owner TypeNumber of SharesOwnership Percentage

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

Company Information

Homasote Company's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Homasote Company
  • Ticker: HMTC
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 1909
  • Industry: Building Products
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Implied Market Cap: US$3.888m
  • Shares outstanding: 361.72k
  • Website:


  • Homasote Company
  • 932 Lower Ferry Road
  • P.O. Box 7240
  • West Trenton
  • New Jersey
  • 08628-0240
  • United States


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
HMTCOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDDec 1972

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/10/03 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/09/23 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

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.