Innospec Inc. develops, manufactures, blends, markets, and supplies specialty chemicals worldwide.
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Share Price & News
How has Innospec's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: IOSP has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: IOSP exceeded the US Chemicals industry which returned -3.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: IOSP exceeded the US Market which returned 20.1% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Innospec's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Innospec undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: IOSP ($104.44) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($103.06)
Significantly Below Fair Value: IOSP is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: IOSP is poor value based on its PE Ratio (25.2x) compared to the Chemicals industry average (22.2x).
PE vs Market: IOSP is poor value based on its PE Ratio (25.2x) compared to the US market (18.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: IOSP is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: IOSP is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.9x) compared to the US Chemicals industry average (2.2x).
How is Innospec 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: IOSP's forecast earnings growth (12.3% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: IOSP's earnings (12.3% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14.5% per year).
High Growth Earnings: IOSP's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: IOSP's revenue (5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: IOSP's revenue (5% 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 IOSP's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Innospec performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: IOSP has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: IOSP's current net profit margins (6.7%) are higher than last year (4.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: IOSP's earnings have declined by -4.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: IOSP's earnings growth over the past year (69.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (-4.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: IOSP earnings growth over the past year (69.7%) exceeded the Chemicals industry -14.6%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: IOSP's Return on Equity (11.5%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Innospec's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: IOSP's short term assets ($673.3M) exceed its short term liabilities ($296.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: IOSP's short term assets ($673.3M) exceed its long term liabilities ($315.5M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: IOSP's debt to equity ratio (14.9%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: IOSP's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 25.2% to 14.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: IOSP's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (131.9%).
Interest Coverage: IOSP's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (28.9x coverage).
Inventory Level: IOSP has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: IOSP's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 5.1x debt).
What is Innospec's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: IOSP's dividend (1%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.44%).
High Dividend: IOSP's dividend (1%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.69%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: IOSP's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: IOSP's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (24.6%), IOSP's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: IOSP's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (17.3% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Patrick Williams (54yo)
Mr. Patrick S. Williams has been the Chief Executive Officer and President at Innospec Inc. since April 2, 2009. He has been a Director of Innospec Inc, since April 2, 2009. Mr. Williams has been the Chief ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Patrick's total compensation ($USD5.41M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD4.88M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Patrick's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive VP & CFO||13.6yrs||US$1.20m||0.086% $2.2m|
|COO & Executive VP||4.3yrs||US$1.28m||0.039% $1.0m|
|Chief Technology Officer and Senior VP of Research & Technology||17.8yrs||US$869.22k||0.15% $3.7m|
|Senior Vice President of Corporate Development & Investor Relations||2.5yrs||US$945.95k||0.10% $2.6m|
|Head of Group Finance||3.2yrs||no data||no data|
|VP, General Counsel||1.9yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Human Resources||16.5yrs||US$649.28k||0.061% $1.6m|
|President of Oilfield Services - Americas||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive Director||0yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: IOSP's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.5 years average tenure).
|Non-Executive Director||0.6yrs||no data||no data|
|Non-Employee Director||4.1yrs||US$138.18k||0.0086% $221.3k|
|Non-Executive Director||15.1yrs||US$135.18k||0.13% $3.4m|
|Non-Executive Director||12.1yrs||US$137.18k||0.021% $549.3k|
|Non-Executive Director||10.3yrs||US$137.18k||0.034% $875.7k|
|Non-Executive Director||7.2yrs||US$122.90k||0.012% $303.4k|
|Non-Executive Chairman||7.8yrs||US$207.18k||0.029% $731.2k|
Experienced Board: IOSP's board of directors are considered experienced (9 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: IOSP insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Innospec Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Innospec Inc.
- Ticker: IOSP
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1938
- Industry: Specialty Chemicals
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: US$2.558b
- Shares outstanding: 24.50m
- Website: https://www.innospecinc.com
Number of Employees
- Innospec Inc.
- 8310 South Valley Highway
- Suite 350
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|IOSP||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||May 1998|
|OCT||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||May 1998|
|0JAX||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||May 1998|
Innospec Inc. develops, manufactures, blends, markets, and supplies specialty chemicals worldwide. It operates through four segments: Fuel Specialties, Performance Chemicals, Oilfield Services, and Octane Additives. The Fuel Specialties segment offers a range of specialty chemical products used as additives in various fuels. Its products are used in the operation of automotive, marine, and aviation engines; power station generators; and heating oil. The Performance Chemicals segment provides technology-based solutions for its customers’ processes or products focused in the personal care, home care, agrochemical, and metal extraction markets. The Oilfield Services segment develops and markets products to prevent loss of mud in drilling operations; chemical solutions for fracturing, stimulation, and completion operations; and products for oil and gas production, which enable flow assurance and asset integrity. The Octane Additives segment produces and sells tetra ethyl lead (TEL) for use in automotive gasoline. This segment is also involved in environmental remediation business that manages the cleanup of redundant TEL facilities. The company sells its products primarily to oil and gas exploration and production companies, oil refineries, fuel manufacturers and users, personal care and home care companies, formulators of agrochemical and metal extraction preparations, and other chemical and industrial companies. The company was formerly known as Octel Corp. and changed its name to Innospec Inc. in January 2006. Innospec Inc. was founded in 1938 and is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/02/17 00:02|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/14 00:00|
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