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
Moderate growth potential with mediocre balance sheet.
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.
7 Day Return
US Commercial Services
1 Year Return
US Commercial Services
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.
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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Is Knoll undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
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).
How is Knoll forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
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
How has Knoll performed over the past 5 years?
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.
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 ($571.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: KNL's debt to equity ratio (48.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: KNL's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 81.3% to 48.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: KNL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (31.5%).
Interest Coverage: KNL is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.
What is Knoll current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: KNL's dividend (0.95%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.24%).
High Dividend: KNL's dividend (0.95%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.42%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: KNL's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: KNL's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: KNL is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Andrew Cogan (57 yo)
Mr. Andrew B. Cogan has been the Chief Executive Officer of Knoll, Inc. since April 2001 and as its Acting President since April 10, 2015 until April 2019. Mr. Cogan has been the Chairman of Knoll, Inc. si...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Andrew's total compensation ($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.
Experienced Management: KNL's management team is considered experienced (4.7 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: KNL's board of directors are considered experienced (5.1 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.
Knoll, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- 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
- Knoll, Inc.
- 1235 Water Street
- East Greenville
- United States
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
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