NasdaqGS:TTEK

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Executive Summary

Tetra Tech, Inc. provides consulting and engineering services worldwide. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet with questionable track record.


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Share Price & News

How has Tetra Tech's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: TTEK's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-3.0%

TTEK

-2.0%

US Commercial Services

-2.4%

US Market


1 Year Return

19.3%

TTEK

7.2%

US Commercial Services

18.2%

US Market

Return vs Industry: TTEK exceeded the US Commercial Services industry which returned 8.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: TTEK matched the US Market which returned 19.5% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

TTEKIndustryMarket
7 Day-3.0%-2.0%-2.4%
30 Day16.6%2.8%4.2%
90 Day25.7%11.2%6.3%
1 Year20.2%19.3%8.8%7.2%20.9%18.2%
3 Year117.9%112.7%50.0%40.4%41.2%31.8%
5 Year316.5%298.4%110.5%89.0%84.8%63.9%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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

40.85x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: TTEK ($105.62) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($49.82)

Significantly Below Fair Value: TTEK is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: TTEK is poor value based on its PE Ratio (40.9x) compared to the US Commercial Services industry average (27.3x).

PE vs Market: TTEK is poor value based on its PE Ratio (40.9x) compared to the US market (19x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: TTEK is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.7x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: TTEK is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (5.7x) compared to the US Commercial Services industry average (1.5x).


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Future Growth

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

11.0%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: TTEK's forecast earnings growth (11% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).

Earnings vs Market: TTEK's earnings (11% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (22.1% per year).

High Growth Earnings: TTEK's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: TTEK's revenue (4.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10% per year).

High Growth Revenue: TTEK's revenue (4.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: TTEK's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (17.4%).


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Past Performance

How has Tetra Tech performed over the past 5 years?

23.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: TTEK has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: TTEK's current net profit margins (5.9%) are lower than last year (7.6%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: TTEK's earnings have grown significantly by 23.4% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: TTEK's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: TTEK had negative earnings growth (-19.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Commercial Services industry average (-8%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: TTEK's Return on Equity (14.2%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Tetra Tech's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: TTEK's short term assets ($956.2M) exceed its short term liabilities ($732.7M).

Long Term Liabilities: TTEK's short term assets ($956.2M) exceed its long term liabilities ($563.6M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: TTEK's debt to equity ratio (29.6%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: TTEK's debt to equity ratio has increased from 24.9% to 29.6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: TTEK's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (98.6%).

Interest Coverage: TTEK's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (14.7x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Tetra Tech current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

0.64%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: TTEK's dividend (0.64%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.62%).

High Dividend: TTEK's dividend (0.64%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.66%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

Growing Dividend: TTEK 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: TTEK is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of TTEK'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?

2.9yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Dan Batrack (62 yo)

14.92yrs

Tenure

US$6,499,036

Compensation

Mr. Dan L. Batrack has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Tetra Tech, Inc. since January 30, 2008 and November 17, 2005 respectively and served as its President since October 2008 until October 2 ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Dan's total compensation ($USD6.50M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD7.31M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Dan's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Dan Batrack
Chairman & CEO14.92yrsUS$6.50m0.39%
$ 22.0m
Leslie Shoemaker
President1.08yrsUS$1.83m0.12%
$ 7.1m
Steven Burdick
CFO, Executive VP & Treasurer9.5yrsUS$1.89m0.11%
$ 6.1m
Derek Amidon
Senior VP2.92yrsUS$1.21m0.0019%
$ 105.3k
Roger Argus
Senior VP2.92yrsUS$1.36m0.0043%
$ 244.7k
Brian Carter
Senior VP9.33yrsno data0.010%
$ 581.1k
Craig Christensen
Senior VP & Chief Information Officer13.83yrsno data0.069%
$ 3.9m
Richard Lemmon
Senior Vice President of Corporate Administrationno dataUS$1.01m0.077%
$ 4.4m
Preston Hopson
Senior VP2.75yrsno data0.0025%
$ 141.2k
William Brownlie
Senior VP11.08yrsUS$148.99k0.15%
$ 8.7m
Brendan O'Rourke
Senior Vice President of Enterprise Risk Management1.92yrsno datano data
Neal Rackleff
Senior Vice President of Disaster Recovery Practice1yrno datano data

2.9yrs

Average Tenure

59yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: TTEK's management team is considered experienced (2.9 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Dan Batrack
Chairman & CEO14.92yrsUS$6.50m0.39%
$ 22.0m
Li-San Hwang
Chairman Emeritus14.58yrsUS$703.32kno data
James Thompson
Independent Presiding Directorno dataUS$282.79k0.042%
$ 2.4m
Patrick Haden
Independent Director27.83yrsUS$254.29k0.016%
$ 927.2k
John Lewis
Independent Director32.67yrsUS$259.79k0.13%
$ 7.4m
Joanne Maguire
Independent Director3.92yrsUS$259.29k0.010%
$ 594.8k
Kimberly Ritrievi
Independent Director6.92yrsUS$262.79k0.060%
$ 3.4m
Kirsten Volpi
Independent Director7.25yrsUS$259.79k0.030%
$ 1.7m
Gary Birkenbeuel
Independent Director2.25yrsUS$271.29k0.0032%
$ 179.3k

10.0yrs

Average Tenure

64yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: TTEK's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: TTEK insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: Tetra Tech, Inc.
  • Ticker: TTEK
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1966
  • Industry: Environmental and Facilities Services
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Market Cap: US$5.692b
  • Shares outstanding: 53.89m
  • Website: https://www.tetratech.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Tetra Tech, Inc.
  • 3475 East Foothill Boulevard
  • Pasadena
  • California
  • 91107
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
TTEKNasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)YesCommon StockUSUSDDec 1991
TT6DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURDec 1991
TTEK *BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)YesCommon StockMXMXNDec 1991

Biography

Tetra Tech, Inc. provides consulting and engineering services worldwide. It operates through Government Services Group (GSG) and Commercial/International Services Group (CIG) segments. The GSG segment offe ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/20 00:20
End of Day Share Price2020/10/19 00:00
Earnings2020/06/28
Annual Earnings2019/09/29


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.