BRC Stock Overview
Brady Corporation manufactures and supplies identification solutions (IDS) and workplace safety (WPS) products to identify and protect premises, products, and people in the United States and internationally.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$50.62|
|52 Week High||US$61.76|
|52 Week Low||US$43.37|
|1 Month Change||-2.82%|
|3 Month Change||-5.08%|
|1 Year Change||14.58%|
|3 Year Change||16.40%|
|5 Year Change||40.61%|
|Change since IPO||879.74%|
Recent News & Updates
Brady (NYSE:BRC) Will Pay A Larger Dividend Than Last Year At US$0.23
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Technology Acquisition And Margin Improvement Will Drive Brady Corporation
Proprietary products in the ID Solutions business and investment in digital marketing and web platform will warrant BRC’s growth. Access to technologies through acquisitions can benefit its operating margin. The company's ample liquidity and insignificant debt can help improve investors' sentiment in the medium-term. The stock is mildly undervalued compared to its peers.
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|BRC||US Commercial Services||US Market|
Return vs Industry: BRC underperformed the US Commercial Services industry which returned 24.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BRC underperformed the US Market which returned 23.3% over the past year.
|BRC Average Weekly Movement||3.2%|
|Commercial Services Industry Average Movement||5.6%|
|Market Average Movement||6.0%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||15.0%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.3%|
Stable Share Price: BRC is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: BRC's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Brady Corporation manufactures and supplies identification solutions (IDS) and workplace safety (WPS) products to identify and protect premises, products, and people in the United States and internationally. The IDS segment offers safety signs, floor-marking tapes, pipe markers, labeling systems, spill control products, and lockout/tagout devices for facility identification and protection; materials, printing systems, RFID and bar code scanners for product identification, brand protection labeling, work in process labeling, and finished product identification; and hand-held printers, wire markers, sleeves, and tags for wire identification, as well as software and services for safety compliance auditing, procedure writing, and training. Its products also comprise name tags, badges, lanyards, rigid card printing systems, and access control software for people identification; wristbands and labels for tracking and enhancing the safety of patients; and custom wristbands.
Brady Fundamentals Summary
|BRC fundamental statistics|
Is BRC overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|BRC income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$607.94m|
Last Reported Earnings
Oct 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||2.52|
|Net Profit Margin||10.97%|
How did BRC perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.8%Current Dividend Yield
Does BRC pay a reliable dividends?See BRC dividend history and benchmarks
|Brady dividend dates|
|Ex Dividend Date||Jan 07 2022|
|Dividend Pay Date||Jan 31 2022|
|Days until Ex dividend||37 days|
|Days until Dividend pay date||61 days|
Does BRC pay a reliable dividends?See BRC dividend history and benchmarks
Is Brady 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: BRC ($50.62) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($93.81)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BRC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BRC is good value based on its PE Ratio (20.1x) compared to the US Commercial Services industry average (28.2x).
PE vs Market: BRC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (20.1x) compared to the US market (17.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: BRC is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BRC is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.7x) compared to the US Commercial Services industry average (2.3x).
How is Brady forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BRC's forecast earnings growth (15% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: BRC's earnings (15% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (14.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: BRC's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: BRC's revenue (4.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BRC's revenue (4.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: BRC's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (15.4%).
How has Brady performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BRC has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: BRC's current net profit margins (11%) are higher than last year (10%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BRC's earnings have grown by 8.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: BRC's earnings growth over the past year (21.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (8.4% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: BRC earnings growth over the past year (21.3%) underperformed the Commercial Services industry 35.3%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: BRC's Return on Equity (13.6%) is considered low.
How is Brady's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BRC's short term assets ($505.1M) exceed its short term liabilities ($266.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: BRC's short term assets ($505.1M) exceed its long term liabilities ($180.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BRC has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: BRC's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 35.1% to 7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: BRC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (254.2%).
Interest Coverage: BRC earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Brady current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BRC's dividend (1.78%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.33%).
High Dividend: BRC's dividend (1.78%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.57%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: BRC's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: BRC's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (35.3%), BRC's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
J. Nauman (59 yo)
Mr. J. Michael Nauman serves as Independent Director at Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc. since July 1, 2021. He has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Brady Corp. since August 4, 2014. Mr. Nau...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: J.'s total compensation ($USD6.01M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.21M).
Compensation vs Earnings: J.'s compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: BRC's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: BRC's board of directors are considered experienced (7.6 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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Brady Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Brady Corporation
- Ticker: BRC
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1914
- Industry: Commercial Printing
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: US$2.624b
- Shares outstanding: 51.83m
- Website: https://www.bradyid.com
Number of Employees
- Brady Corporation
- 6555 West Good Hope Road
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/11/30 00:11|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/11/29 00:00|
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