Quad/Graphics, Inc. provides marketing solutions worldwide. More Details
No risks detected for QUAD from our risk checks.
Fair value with mediocre balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Quad/Graphics's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: QUAD is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 11% a week.
Volatility Over Time: QUAD'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: QUAD underperformed the US Commercial Services industry which returned 11.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: QUAD underperformed the US Market which returned 19.8% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Quad/Graphics's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StInsider Buying: The Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:QUAD) Independent Director Just Bought 476% More Shares
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StWould Shareholders Who Purchased Quad/Graphics' (NYSE:QUAD) Stock Three Years Be Happy With The Share price Today?
3 months ago | Simply Wall StQuad/Graphics (NYSE:QUAD) Seems To Be Using A Lot Of Debt
Is Quad/Graphics 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: QUAD ($3.47) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($42.77)
Significantly Below Fair Value: QUAD is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: QUAD is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Commercial Services industry average.
PE vs Market: QUAD 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 QUAD's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: QUAD is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.1x) compared to the US Commercial Services industry average (1.9x).
How is Quad/Graphics forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Commercial Services industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Quad/Graphics has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
- Examine whether Quad/Graphics is trading at an attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.
- Quad/Graphics competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Commercial Services industry.
How has Quad/Graphics performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: QUAD is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: QUAD is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: QUAD is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 58.2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare QUAD's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: QUAD is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Commercial Services industry (-5.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: QUAD has a negative Return on Equity (-8.39%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Quad/Graphics's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: QUAD's short term assets ($751.1M) exceed its short term liabilities ($695.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: QUAD's short term assets ($751.1M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: QUAD's debt to equity ratio (633.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: QUAD's debt to equity ratio has increased from 335.1% to 633.5% over the past 5 years.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable QUAD has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: QUAD is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by 10.7% per year.
What is Quad/Graphics's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate QUAD's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate QUAD's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if QUAD's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if QUAD's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: QUAD is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of QUAD's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
J. Quadracci (51 yo)
Mr. J. Joel Quadracci serves as President of Quad/Greenfield, LLC and Graphic Imaging Technology, LLC. Mr. Quadracci has been the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Quad/Graphics, Inc. sinc...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: J.'s total compensation ($USD6.43M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.10M).
Compensation vs Earnings: J.'s compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive VP & CFO||6.67yrs||US$2.00m||0.52% |
|Executive VP & COO||6.67yrs||US$2.90m||0.81% |
|Executive VP of Administration||5.42yrs||US$1.88m||0.39% |
|Executive Vice President of Product & Market Strategy||4.58yrs||US$1.51m||0.28% |
|Chief Accounting Officer & Executive Director||3.67yrs||no data||0.035% |
|VP & Chief Information Officer||6.67yrs||US$1.20m||0.15% |
|Director of Investor Relations & Assistant Treasurer||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Compliance Officer||3.92yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Corporate Communications||3.92yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing||5.42yrs||no data||0.14% |
|Vice President of Talent & HR Shared Services||3.5yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: QUAD's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.4 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||24.83yrs||US$252.85k||0.11% |
|Independent Director||5.67yrs||US$234.10k||0.024% |
|Independent Director||15.83yrs||US$257.85k||0.041% |
|Independent Director||3.5yrs||US$234.10k||0.0069% |
|Independent Director||4.33yrs||US$234.10k||0.019% |
Experienced Board: QUAD's board of directors are considered experienced (6.9 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: QUAD 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.
Quad/Graphics, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Quad/Graphics, Inc.
- Ticker: QUAD
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1971
- Industry: Commercial Printing
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: US$186.188m
- Shares outstanding: 53.66m
- Website: https://www.quad.com
Number of Employees
- Quad/Graphics, Inc.
- N61 W23044 Harry’s Way
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|QUAD||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Class A Common Stock||US||USD||Jul 2010|
|QGU||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Class A Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jul 2010|
Quad/Graphics, Inc. provides marketing solutions worldwide. The company operates through United States Print and Related Services, and International segments. It offers printing services, such as retail in...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/11/27 23:50|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/11/27 00:00|
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.