FTEK

Fuel TechNasdaqCM:FTEK Stock Report

Market Cap

US$54.2m

7D

-4.3%

1Y

157.3%

Updated

16 Sep, 2021

Data

Company Financials +
FTEK fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation1/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends0/6

FTEK Overview

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 +/- 7% a week.

Volatility Over Time: FTEK's weekly volatility has decreased from 29% to 7% over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-4.3%

FTEK

0.2%

US Commercial Services

-0.6%

US Market


1 Year Return

157.3%

FTEK

27.7%

US Commercial Services

33.7%

US Market

Return vs Industry: FTEK exceeded the US Commercial Services industry which returned 25.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: FTEK exceeded the US Market which returned 30.7% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

FTEKIndustryMarket
7 Day-4.3%0.2%-0.6%
30 Day1.1%2.0%1.4%
90 Day-26.6%8.5%5.4%
1 Year157.3%157.3%29.2%27.7%35.7%33.7%
3 Year37.7%37.7%53.2%43.5%61.2%51.2%
5 Year25.2%25.2%134.7%112.7%123.8%99.4%

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?


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Fuel Tech Fundamentals Summary

How do Fuel Tech's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
FTEK fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$54.17m
Earnings (TTM)US$453.00k
Revenue (TTM)US$24.62m

119.7x

P/E Ratio

2.2x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
FTEK income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$24.62m
Cost of RevenueUS$13.76m
Gross ProfitUS$10.86m
ExpensesUS$10.41m
EarningsUS$453.00k

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.017
Gross Margin44.11%
Net Profit Margin1.84%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did FTEK perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

Is Fuel Tech undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

119.65x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: FTEK ($1.79) 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 (119.7x) compared to the US Commercial Services industry average (33.7x).

PE vs Market: FTEK is poor value based on its PE Ratio (119.7x) compared to the US market (17.1x).


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 (1.2x) compared to the US Commercial Services industry average (2.5x).


Future Growth

How is Fuel Tech forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

18.1%

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.


Past Performance

How has Fuel Tech performed over the past 5 years?

34.6%

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 (25%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: FTEK's Return on Equity (1%) is considered low.


Financial Health

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.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

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.


Next Steps

Management

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

11.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Vince Arnone (57 yo)

6.42yrs

Tenure

US$410,133

Compensation

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.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: FTEK's management team is seasoned and experienced (11 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: FTEK's board of directors are considered experienced (8.3 years average tenure).


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 22.5%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Fuel Tech, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Fuel Tech, Inc.
  • Ticker: FTEK
  • Exchange: NasdaqCM
  • Founded: 1987
  • Industry: Environmental and Facilities Services
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Market Cap: US$54.172m
  • Shares outstanding: 30.26m
  • Website: https://www.ftek.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Fuel Tech, Inc.
  • 27601 Bella Vista Parkway
  • Warrenville
  • Illinois
  • 60555-1617
  • United States

Listings


Biography

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

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/09/16 05:05
End of Day Share Price2021/09/15 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.