AMEX:CIX

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

CompX International Inc. engages in the manufacture and sale of security products and recreational marine components primarily in North America.

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Fundamentals

Flawless balance sheet and good value.

Risks

  • CompX International is not covered by any analysts.

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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-2.8%

AMEX:CIX

1.0%

US Commercial Services

0.8%

US Market


1 Year Return

6.1%

AMEX:CIX

4.7%

US Commercial Services

1.9%

US Market

CIX outperformed the Commercial Services industry which returned 4.1% over the past year.

CIX outperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 2.1% over the past year.


Share holder returns

CIXIndustryMarket
7 Day-2.8%1.0%0.8%
30 Day0.1%0.3%3.4%
90 Day-10.5%-0.04%2.1%
1 Year7.9%6.1%8.6%4.7%4.2%1.9%
3 Year31.3%25.3%67.3%55.9%46.7%37.2%
5 Year41.1%30.1%102.1%81.9%62.3%44.5%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

Valuation

Is CompX International undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

39%

Discount to future cash flow value


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

CompX International's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a moderate discount (> 20%).

CompX International's share price is below the future cash flow value, but not at a substantial discount (< 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

CompX International is good value based on earnings compared to the US Commercial Services industry average.

CompX International is good value based on earnings compared to the United States of America market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for CompX International, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

CompX International is good value based on assets compared to the US Commercial Services industry average.


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Future Growth

How is CompX International expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

14.0%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Unable to determine if CompX International is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.

CompX International's earnings are expected to grow by 14% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

Unable to compare CompX International's revenue growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.

CompX International's earnings growth is positive but not above the United States of America market average.

CompX International's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Unable to establish if CompX International will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.


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Past Performance

How has CompX International performed over the past 5 years?

15.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

CompX International's year on year earnings growth rate has been positive over the past 5 years.

CompX International's 1-year earnings growth is less than its 5-year average (0.1% vs 15.7%)

CompX International's earnings growth has exceeded the US Commercial Services industry average in the past year (0.1% vs -2.4%).


Return on Equity

CompX International has not efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity less than 20%).


Return on Assets

CompX International used its assets more efficiently than the US Commercial Services industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

CompX International has improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).


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Financial Health

How is CompX International's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

CompX International is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

CompX International's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

CompX International has no debt.

CompX International currently has no debt however we can't compare to 5 years ago as we have no data for that period.

CompX International has no debt, it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

CompX International has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

CompX International has no debt, it does not need to be covered by short term assets.


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Dividend

What is CompX International's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.96%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

CompX International's pays a higher dividend yield than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (1.43%).

CompX International's dividend is below the markets top 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (3.67%).

Dividends per share have been volatile in the past 10 years (annual drop of over 20%).

Dividends per share have fallen over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividends paid are well covered by earnings (5.2x coverage).


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


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Management

What is the CEO of CompX International's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

2.2yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Scott James (53yo)

2.3yrs

Tenure

US$1,014,565

Compensation

Mr. Scott C. James has been the Chief Executive Officer of Compx International Inc. since May 24, 2017 and its President since August 18, 2014. Mr. James served as the Chief Operating Officer of CompX Inte ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Scott's remuneration is about average for companies of similar size in United States of America.

Scott's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.


Management Age and Tenure

2.2yrs

Average Tenure

48yo

Average Age

The tenure for the CompX International management team is about average.


Board Age and Tenure

3.5yrs

Average Tenure

63yo

Average Age

The tenure for the CompX International board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Kelly Luttmer (55yo)

    Chief Tax Officer & Executive VP

    • Tenure: 7.7yrs
  • Scott James (53yo)

    President & CEO

    • Tenure: 2.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.01m
  • Andrew Nace (54yo)

    Executive Vice President

    • Tenure: 2.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$306.00k
  • Amy Samford (45yo)

    VP & CFO

    • Tenure: 0.3yrs
  • Jane Grimm (48yo)

    VP, Secretary & Associate General Counsel

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Bryan Hanley (38yo)

    VP & Treasurer

    • Tenure: 2.1yrs
  • Amy Ruf (42yo)

    VP & Controller

    • Tenure: 0.3yrs

Board Members

  • Robert Graham (63yo)

    Vice Chairman of the Board

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: US$409.00k
  • David Bowers (81yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 26.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$35.41k
  • Ann Manix (66yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 21.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$81.91k
  • Thomas Barry (76yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 3.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$81.91k
  • Terri Herrington (63yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 1.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$78.41k
  • Loretta Feehan (63yo)

    Chairman of the Board

    • Tenure: 2.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$101.91k
  • Mary Tidlund (62yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 3.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$76.91k

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: CompX International Inc.
  • Ticker: CIX
  • Exchange: AMEX
  • Founded: 1993
  • Industry: Office Services and Supplies
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Market Cap: US$178.185m
  • Shares outstanding: 12.44m
  • Website: https://www.compx.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • CompX International Inc.
  • Three Lincoln Centre
  • Suite 1700
  • Dallas
  • Texas
  • 75240
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
CIXAMEX (NYSE MKT LLC)YesClass A Common StockUSUSDMar 1998

Biography

CompX International Inc. engages in the manufacture and sale of security products and recreational marine components primarily in North America. It operates in two segments, Security Products and Marine Co ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/09/17 23:33
End of Day Share Price2019/09/17 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.