ESI Stock Overview
Element Solutions Inc develops, formulates, and sells various specialty chemicals in the United States, China, and internationally.
Element Solutions Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$22.93|
|52 Week High||US$26.92|
|52 Week Low||US$15.86|
|1 Month Change||-2.88%|
|3 Month Change||0.31%|
|1 Year Change||30.73%|
|3 Year Change||107.32%|
|5 Year Change||89.35%|
|Change since IPO||53.89%|
Recent News & Updates
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|ESI||US Chemicals||US Market|
Return vs Industry: ESI exceeded the US Chemicals industry which returned 9.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ESI exceeded the US Market which returned 4.2% over the past year.
|ESI Average Weekly Movement||4.7%|
|Chemicals Industry Average Movement||5.7%|
|Market Average Movement||6.7%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||15.5%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.4%|
Stable Share Price: ESI is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ESI's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Element Solutions Inc develops, formulates, and sells various specialty chemicals in the United States, China, and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Electronics, and Industrial & Specialty. The Electronics segment researches, formulates, and sells specialty chemicals and materials for various types of electronics hardware products.
Element Solutions Fundamentals Summary
|ESI fundamental statistics|
Is ESI overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|ESI income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$1.34b|
Last Reported Earnings
Sep 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.92|
|Net Profit Margin||9.93%|
How did ESI perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.4%Current Dividend Yield
Is Element Solutions 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: ESI ($22.93) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($50.18)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ESI is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ESI is poor value based on its PE Ratio (25x) compared to the US Chemicals industry average (20.3x).
PE vs Market: ESI is poor value based on its PE Ratio (25x) compared to the US market (16.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ESI is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ESI's PB Ratio (2.3x) is in line with the US Chemicals industry average.
How is Element Solutions forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ESI's forecast earnings growth (21% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: ESI's earnings (21% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (12.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: ESI's revenue (7.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ESI's revenue (7.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: ESI's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (15.8%).
How has Element Solutions performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ESI has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ESI's current net profit margins (9.9%) are higher than last year (6.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ESI has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 62.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: ESI's earnings growth over the past year (87.5%) exceeds its 5-year average (62.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: ESI earnings growth over the past year (87.5%) exceeded the Chemicals industry 17.5%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: ESI's Return on Equity (9%) is considered low.
How is Element Solutions's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ESI's short term assets ($1.2B) exceed its short term liabilities ($421.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: ESI's short term assets ($1.2B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($2.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ESI's net debt to equity ratio (66.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: ESI's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 149.9% to 77.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ESI's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (14.7%).
Interest Coverage: ESI's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (6.2x coverage).
What is Element Solutions's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: ESI's dividend (1.4%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.37%).
High Dividend: ESI's dividend (1.4%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.61%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Too early to tell whether ESI's dividend payments have been stable as they only just started paying a dividend.
Growing Dividend: Too early to tell if ESI's dividend payments are increasing as they only just started paying a dividend.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (23.9%), ESI's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: ESI's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be thoroughly covered by earnings (11.6% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Ben Gliklich (36 yo)
Mr. Benjamin H. Gliklich, also known as Ben, has been President at Element Solutions Inc. since July 2020 and its Chief Executive Officer and Director at Element Solutions Inc. since January 31, 2019. Mr....
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Ben's total compensation ($USD2.87M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.48M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Ben's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: ESI's management team is considered experienced (2.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: ESI's board of directors are considered experienced (5.8 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.
Element Solutions Inc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Element Solutions Inc
- Ticker: ESI
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1785
- Industry: Specialty Chemicals
- Sector: Materials
- Implied Market Cap: US$5.675b
- Shares outstanding: 247.50m
- Website: https://www.elementsolutionsinc.com
Number of Employees
- Element Solutions Inc
- 500 East Broward Boulevard
- Suite 1860
- Fort Lauderdale
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/01/22 23:12|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/01/21 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.