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Market Cap

US$1.2b

Last Updated

2021/05/16 04:14 UTC

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Executive Summary

Knoll, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, markets, and sells commercial and residential furniture, accessories, and coverings for the workplace and residential markets in the United States, Canada, Europe, and internationally. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Moderate growth potential with mediocre balance sheet.


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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: KNL is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 11% a week.

Volatility Over Time: KNL's weekly volatility (11%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

2.9%

KNL

-0.6%

US Commercial Services

-1.7%

US Market


1 Year Return

157.6%

KNL

51.2%

US Commercial Services

50.8%

US Market

Return vs Industry: KNL exceeded the US Commercial Services industry which returned 51.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: KNL exceeded the US Market which returned 50.8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

KNLIndustryMarket
7 Day2.9%-0.6%-1.7%
30 Day46.4%3.7%-1.2%
90 Day58.4%10.5%0.4%
1 Year161.8%157.6%53.1%51.2%53.3%50.8%
3 Year33.2%22.7%63.5%52.9%61.5%51.4%
5 Year24.1%8.4%131.8%107.2%125.9%100.7%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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

2.85x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: KNL ($25.22) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($21.13)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: KNL is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Commercial Services industry average.

PE vs Market: KNL is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate KNL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: KNL is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.9x) compared to the US Commercial Services industry average (2.7x).


Future Growth

How is Knoll forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

121.3%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: KNL is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2%).

Earnings vs Market: KNL is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: KNL's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: KNL's revenue (7.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: KNL's revenue (7.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if KNL's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


Past Performance

How has Knoll performed over the past 5 years?

-18.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: KNL is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: KNL is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: KNL is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 18.5% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare KNL's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: KNL is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Commercial Services industry (-3.5%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: KNL has a negative Return on Equity (-0.85%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Financial Health

How is Knoll's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: KNL's short term assets ($348.0M) exceed its short term liabilities ($276.0M).

Long Term Liabilities: KNL's short term assets ($348.0M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($571.9M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: KNL's debt to equity ratio (48.3%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: KNL's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 81.3% to 48.3% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: KNL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (31.5%).

Interest Coverage: KNL is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Knoll current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

0.95%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: KNL's dividend (0.95%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.24%).

High Dividend: KNL's dividend (0.95%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.42%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: KNL's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: KNL's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: KNL is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.


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.


Next Steps

Management

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

4.7yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Andrew Cogan (57 yo)

20.08yrs

Tenure

US$4,403,546

Compensation

Mr. Andrew B. Cogan has been the Chief Executive Officer of Knoll, Inc. since April 2001 and as its Acting President since April 10, 2015 until April 2019. Mr. Cogan has been the Chairman of Knoll, Inc. si...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Andrew's total compensation ($USD4.40M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.77M).

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


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: KNL's management team is considered experienced (4.7 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: KNL's board of directors are considered experienced (5.1 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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: Knoll, Inc.
  • Ticker: KNL
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1938
  • Industry: Office Services and Supplies
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Market Cap: US$1.246b
  • Shares outstanding: 49.39m
  • Website: https://www.knoll.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Knoll, Inc.
  • 1235 Water Street
  • East Greenville
  • Pennsylvania
  • 18041
  • United States

Listings


Biography

Knoll, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, markets, and sells commercial and residential furniture, accessories, and coverings for the workplace and residential markets in the Unit...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/05/16 04:14
End of Day Share Price2021/05/14 00:00
Earnings2021/03/31
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.