HNI Corporation manufactures and sells office furniture and hearth products in the United States, Canada, China, Hong Kong, India, Mexico, Dubai, Taiwan, and Singapore. More Details
Flawless balance sheet average dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has HNI's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: HNI is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: HNI's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Commercial Services
1 Year Return
US Commercial Services
Return vs Industry: HNI underperformed the US Commercial Services industry which returned 11.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: HNI underperformed the US Market which returned 19.7% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is HNI's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StA Look At The Fair Value Of HNI Corporation (NYSE:HNI)
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StFour Days Left To Buy HNI Corporation (NYSE:HNI) Before The Ex-Dividend Date
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StHNI (NYSE:HNI) Share Prices Have Dropped 26% In The Last Five Years
Is HNI 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: HNI ($38.7) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($33.88)
Significantly Below Fair Value: HNI is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: HNI is good value based on its PE Ratio (24.7x) compared to the US Commercial Services industry average (26.8x).
PE vs Market: HNI is poor value based on its PE Ratio (24.7x) compared to the US market (19.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: HNI is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.9x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: HNI is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3x) compared to the US Commercial Services industry average (1.9x).
How is HNI forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: HNI's forecast earnings growth (28.1% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: HNI's earnings (28.1% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (22% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: HNI's revenue (2.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: HNI's revenue (2.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: HNI's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (14.8%).
How has HNI performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: HNI has a large one-off loss of $38.8M impacting its September 26 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: HNI's current net profit margins (3.3%) are lower than last year (4.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: HNI's earnings have declined by 2.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: HNI's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: HNI had negative earnings growth (-29.7%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Commercial Services industry average (-5.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: HNI's Return on Equity (11.7%) is considered low.
How is HNI's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: HNI's short term assets ($500.4M) exceed its short term liabilities ($417.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: HNI's short term assets ($500.4M) exceed its long term liabilities ($383.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: HNI's debt to equity ratio (30.4%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: HNI's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 53.4% to 30.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: HNI's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (141.6%).
Interest Coverage: HNI's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (18.6x coverage).
What is HNI current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: HNI's dividend (3.15%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.47%).
High Dividend: HNI's dividend (3.15%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.05%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: HNI's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: HNI's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: At its current payout ratio (77.8%), HNI's payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jeff Lorenger (54 yo)
Mr. Jeffrey D. Lorenger, also known as Jeff, is Chairman of the Board at HNI Corporation since February 12, 2020. Mr. Lorenger has been President of HNI Corporation since April 20, 2018 and also has been i...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jeff's total compensation ($USD4.21M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD4.15M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jeff's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
|Senior VP & CFO||3.83yrs||US$1.40m||0.032% |
|Senior VP & President of HNI International||12.25yrs||US$1.37m||0.11% |
|Executive VP and President of Hearth & Home Technologies||2.75yrs||US$1.30m||0.026% |
|President of The HON Company||2yrs||US$1.12m||no data|
|VP of Corporate Finance & Treasurer||no data||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Investor Relations & Corporate Development||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior VP||12.83yrs||no data||0.075% |
|President of maxon||no data||no data||no data|
|VP & Corporate Controller||5.83yrs||no data||0.0018% |
|President of Allsteel||1.33yrs||no data||0.015% |
|Vice President of Community Relations||13.83yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: HNI's management team is considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||16.25yrs||US$177.21k||0.10% |
|Independent Director||18yrs||US$192.56k||0.045% |
|Independent Director||14yrs||US$177.21k||0.074% |
|Independent Director||21.5yrs||US$192.21k||0.16% |
|Independent Director||20.33yrs||US$177.21k||0.042% |
|Independent Lead Director||0.75yr||US$339.62k||0.064% |
|Independent Director||4.75yrs||US$177.21k||0.044% |
|Independent Director||4.25yrs||US$177.21k||0.049% |
|Independent Director||1.33yrs||no data||0.019% |
Experienced Board: HNI's board of directors are considered experienced (9.4 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: HNI insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
HNI Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: HNI Corporation
- Ticker: HNI
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1944
- Industry: Office Services and Supplies
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: US$1.653b
- Shares outstanding: 42.71m
- Website: https://www.hnicorp.com
Number of Employees
- HNI Corporation
- 600 East Second Street
- PO Box 1109
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|HNI||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jan 1980|
|HO9||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1980|
HNI Corporation manufactures and sells office furniture and hearth products in the United States, Canada, China, Hong Kong, India, Mexico, Dubai, Taiwan, and Singapore. Its Office Furniture segment offers ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/11/26 23:33|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/11/25 00:00|
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