QUAD Stock Overview
Quad/Graphics, Inc. provides marketing solutions worldwide.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$4.63|
|52 Week High||US$7.55|
|52 Week Low||US$3.21|
|1 Month Change||-33.19%|
|3 Month Change||-3.14%|
|1 Year Change||23.80%|
|3 Year Change||-53.28%|
|5 Year Change||-79.54%|
|Change since IPO||-90.35%|
Recent News & Updates
|QUAD||US Commercial Services||US Market|
Return vs Industry: QUAD exceeded the US Commercial Services industry which returned -6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: QUAD exceeded the US Market which returned -10.4% over the past year.
|QUAD Average Weekly Movement||11.4%|
|Commercial Services Industry Average Movement||7.8%|
|Market Average Movement||7.8%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.8%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.9%|
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.
About the Company
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 inserts, publications, catalogs, special interest publications, journals, direct mail, directories, in-store marketing and promotion, packaging, newspapers, custom print products, and other commercial and specialty printed products; and paper procurement services.
Quad/Graphics Fundamentals Summary
|QUAD fundamental statistics|
Is QUAD overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|QUAD income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$2.45b|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.48|
|Net Profit Margin||0.89%|
How did QUAD perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Quad/Graphics undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 2/6
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
PE vs Industry
PE vs Market
PB vs Industry
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate QUAD's fair value for valuation analysis.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate QUAD's fair value for valuation analysis.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: QUAD is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.7x) compared to the US Commercial Services industry average (22.9x).
PE vs Market: QUAD is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.7x) compared to the US market (15.5x).
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's PB Ratio (1.9x) is in line with the US Commercial Services industry average.
How is Quad/Graphics forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
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.
How has Quad/Graphics performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score2/6
Past Performance Score 2/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: QUAD has a large one-off gain of $12.6M impacting its March 31 2022 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: QUAD became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: QUAD has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by -49.6% per year.
Accelerating Growth: QUAD has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: QUAD has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Commercial Services industry (34.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: QUAD's Return on Equity (19.4%) is considered low.
How is Quad/Graphics's financial position?
Financial Health Score0/6
Financial Health Score 0/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: QUAD's short term assets ($774.2M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($926.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: QUAD's short term assets ($774.2M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($774.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: QUAD's net debt to equity ratio (481.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: QUAD's debt to equity ratio has increased from 234.1% to 582.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: QUAD's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (5.8%).
Interest Coverage: QUAD's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (1.4x coverage).
What is Quad/Graphics's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate QUAD's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate QUAD's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if QUAD's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if QUAD's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: QUAD is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as QUAD has not reported any payouts.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
J. Quadracci (52 yo)
Mr. J. Joel Quadracci serves as President of Quad/Greenfield, LLC and Graphic Imaging Technology, LLC. Mr. Quadracci has been the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Quad/Graphics, Inc. sinc...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: J.'s total compensation ($USD9.40M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.69M).
Compensation vs Earnings: J.'s compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: QUAD's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: QUAD's board of directors are considered experienced (8.4 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Quad/Graphics, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Quad/Graphics, Inc.
- Ticker: QUAD
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1971
- Industry: Commercial Printing
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Implied Market Cap: US$251.779m
- Shares outstanding: 55.58m
- Website: https://www.quad.com
Number of Employees
- Quad/Graphics, Inc.
- N61 W23044 Harry’s Way
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/16 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/16 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.