Fuel Tech, Inc. provides boiler optimization, efficiency improvement, and air pollution reduction and control solutions to utility and industrial customers worldwide.
Share Price & News
How has Fuel Tech's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: FTEK is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: FTEK's weekly volatility has decreased from 29% to 6% over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Commercial Services
1 Year Return
US Commercial Services
Return vs Industry: FTEK exceeded the US Commercial Services industry which returned 26.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: FTEK exceeded the US Market which returned 33.8% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Fuel Tech's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Fuel Tech Fundamentals Summary
|FTEK fundamental statistics|
Is FTEK overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|FTEK income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$13.76m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.017|
|Net Profit Margin||1.84%|
How did FTEK perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Fuel Tech undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: FTEK ($1.69) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($0.08)
Significantly Below Fair Value: FTEK is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: FTEK is poor value based on its PE Ratio (113x) compared to the US Commercial Services industry average (32.2x).
PE vs Market: FTEK is poor value based on its PE Ratio (113x) compared to the US market (17.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate FTEK's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: FTEK is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.1x) compared to the US Commercial Services industry average (2.7x).
How is Fuel Tech forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted Commercial Services 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 Fuel Tech 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.
How has Fuel Tech performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: FTEK has a large one-off gain of $2.4M impacting its June 30 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: FTEK became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: FTEK has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 34.6% per year.
Accelerating Growth: FTEK has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: FTEK has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Commercial Services industry (30.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: FTEK's Return on Equity (1%) is considered low.
How is Fuel Tech's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: FTEK's short term assets ($41.4M) exceed its short term liabilities ($3.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: FTEK's short term assets ($41.4M) exceed its long term liabilities ($611.0K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: FTEK is debt free.
Reducing Debt: FTEK had no debt 5 years ago.
Debt Coverage: FTEK has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: FTEK has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Fuel Tech current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate FTEK's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate FTEK's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if FTEK's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if FTEK's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of FTEK's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Vince Arnone (57 yo)
Mr. Vincent J. Arnone, also known as Vince, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Fuel-Tech, Inc. since April 1, 2015 and served as its Executive Vice President of Worldwide Operations sinc...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Vince's total compensation ($USD410.13K) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD545.00K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Vince's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: FTEK's management team is seasoned and experienced (11 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: FTEK's board of directors are considered experienced (8.3 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 22.5%.
Fuel Tech, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Fuel Tech, Inc.
- Ticker: FTEK
- Exchange: NasdaqCM
- Founded: 1987
- Industry: Environmental and Facilities Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: US$53.264m
- Shares outstanding: 30.26m
- Website: https://www.ftek.com
Number of Employees
- Fuel Tech, Inc.
- 27601 Bella Vista Parkway
- United States
Fuel Tech, Inc. provides boiler optimization, efficiency improvement, and air pollution reduction and control solutions to utility and industrial customers worldwide. It operates through two segments, Air...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/09/20 22:30|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/20 00:00|
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.