Paul Mueller Company provides manufactured equipment and components for the food, dairy, beverage, chemical, pharmaceutical, and other industries.
Undervalued with adequate balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Paul Mueller's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: MUEL has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: MUEL matched the US Machinery industry which returned 9.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: MUEL underperformed the US Market which returned 19.3% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Paul Mueller's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Paul Mueller 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: MUEL ($28.5) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($112.04)
Significantly Below Fair Value: MUEL is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: MUEL is good value based on its PE Ratio (11.8x) compared to the Machinery industry average (21.4x).
PE vs Market: MUEL is good value based on its PE Ratio (11.8x) compared to the US market (18.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate MUEL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: MUEL is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.2x) compared to the US Machinery industry average (2.2x).
How is Paul Mueller forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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 Paul Mueller 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.
- Examine whether Paul Mueller is trading at an attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.
- 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 Paul Mueller's filings and announcements here.
- Explore growth companies in the Capital Goods industry.
How has Paul Mueller performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: MUEL has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: MUEL became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: MUEL's earnings have declined by -49.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: MUEL has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: MUEL has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Machinery industry (2.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: MUEL's Return on Equity (9.8%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Paul Mueller's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: MUEL's short term assets ($56.5M) exceed its short term liabilities ($49.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: MUEL's short term assets ($56.5M) exceed its long term liabilities ($46.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: MUEL's debt to equity ratio (61.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: MUEL's debt to equity ratio has increased from 13.4% to 61.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: MUEL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (109.8%).
Interest Coverage: MUEL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.9x coverage).
Inventory Level: MUEL has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: MUEL's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 3.1x debt).
What is Paul Mueller's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate MUEL's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate MUEL's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if MUEL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if MUEL's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: MUEL is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of MUEL's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
David Moore (48yo)
Mr. David T. Moore has been the Chief Executive Officer and the President of Paul Mueller Co. since August 29, 2011. Mr. Moore served as Vice President and Company Secretary of Paul Mueller Co., until Augu ...
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Experienced Management: MUEL's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.1 years average tenure).
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Experienced Board: MUEL's board of directors are considered experienced (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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Paul Mueller Company's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Paul Mueller Company
- Ticker: MUEL
- Exchange: OTCPK
- Founded: 1940
- Industry: Industrial Machinery
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: US$34.082m
- Shares outstanding: 1.20m
- Website: https://www.paulmueller.com
Number of Employees
- Paul Mueller Company
- 1600 West Phelps Street
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|MUEL||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jan 1969|
Paul Mueller Company provides manufactured equipment and components for the food, dairy, beverage, chemical, pharmaceutical, and other industries. The company operates through four segments: Dairy Farm Equipment, Industrial Equipment, Field Fabrication, and Transportation. The Dairy Farm Equipment segment provides milk cooling and storage equipment and accessories, refrigeration units, and heat recovery equipment for use on dairy farms to dealers, as well as directly to farmers; and services for farmers, as well as milk coolers for rent to farmers. The Industrial Equipment segment offers biopharmaceutical equipment and pure water equipment; heat transfer products; and stainless steel and alloy processing and storage tanks, as well as food, beverage, chemical, and industrial processing equipment to industrial customers. The Field Fabrication segment provides field-erected tanks, vessels, equipment installation, process piping, retrofit and/or repair of process systems, and turnkey design and construction of processing plants. Its products are used in sanitary and industrial process applications. The Transportation segment includes the delivery of products to customers, and backhauls of materials and components. This segment also offers contract carriage services for third parties. Paul Mueller Company was founded in 1940 and is headquartered in Springfield, Missouri.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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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.