Worthington Industries, Inc., a metals manufacturing company, focuses on value-added steel processing and manufactured metal products in the United States, Austria, Canada, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, and Turkey.
Excellent balance sheet established dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has Worthington Industries's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: WOR's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Metals and Mining
1 Year Return
US Metals and Mining
Return vs Industry: WOR underperformed the US Metals and Mining industry which returned 9.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: WOR underperformed the US Market which returned 9.5% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Worthington Industries's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Worthington Industries 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: WOR ($29.92) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($14.85)
Significantly Below Fair Value: WOR is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: WOR is poor value based on its PE Ratio (16.5x) compared to the Metals and Mining industry average (8.5x).
PE vs Market: WOR is poor value based on its PE Ratio (16.5x) compared to the US market (15.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: WOR is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: WOR is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2x) compared to the US Metals and Mining industry average (1.3x).
How is Worthington Industries 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: WOR's forecast earnings growth (30.7% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: WOR's earnings (30.7% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (22% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: WOR's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-4.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: WOR's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-4.3% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: WOR's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (18%).
How has Worthington Industries performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: WOR has a large one-off loss of $81.1M impacting its February 29 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: WOR's current net profit margins (3%) are lower than last year (3.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: WOR's earnings have grown by 6.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: WOR's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: WOR had negative earnings growth (-31.5%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Metals and Mining industry average (-12.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: WOR's Return on Equity (11.6%) is considered low.
How is Worthington Industries's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: WOR's short term assets ($1.1B) exceed its short term liabilities ($489.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: WOR's short term assets ($1.1B) exceed its long term liabilities ($967.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: WOR's debt to equity ratio (71.9%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: WOR's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 82.2% to 71.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: WOR's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (46.7%).
Interest Coverage: WOR's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.9x coverage).
What is Worthington Industries's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: WOR's dividend (3.21%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.69%).
High Dividend: WOR's dividend (3.21%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.52%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: WOR's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: WOR's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (52.3%), WOR's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: WOR's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (33.2% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
John McConnell (65yo)
Mr. John P. McConnell has been the Chairman of the Board of Worthington Industries, Inc. since September 1996 and Chief Executive Officer since June 1993 at Worthington Cylinder Corporation. Mr. McConnell ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: John's total compensation ($USD3.74M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD4.78M).
Compensation vs Earnings: John's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chairman of the Board & CEO||27yrs||US$3.74m||8.22% $136.6m|
|VP & CFO||1.58yrs||US$1.08m||0.22% $3.6m|
|Executive VP||1.83yrs||US$5.40m||0.34% $5.7m|
|Senior VP of Administration||21.5yrs||US$1.19m||0.062% $1.0m|
|Senior Vice President of Manufacturing||19.42yrs||US$1.26m||0.24% $3.9m|
|Chief Information Officer||5.08yrs||no data||no data|
|Investor Relations Officer & Treasurer||1.75yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Corporate Communications & Brand Management||1.75yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & Chief Human Resources Officer||1.75yrs||no data||0.056% $922.9k|
Experienced Management: WOR's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|Chairman of the Board & CEO||27yrs||US$3.74m||8.22% $136.6m|
|Lead Independent Director||13.42yrs||US$294.13k||0.35% $5.8m|
|Independent Director||9.75yrs||US$199.75k||0.12% $2.0m|
|Independent Director||21.42yrs||US$199.75k||0.35% $5.8m|
|Independent Director||23.42yrs||US$209.75k||0.13% $2.2m|
|Independent Director||22.42yrs||US$199.75k||0.11% $1.8m|
|Independent Director||20.42yrs||US$199.75k||0.083% $1.4m|
|Independent Director||9.25yrs||US$199.75k||0.072% $1.2m|
|Independent Director||15.58yrs||US$214.75k||0.12% $1.9m|
|Independent Director||9yrs||US$199.75k||0.057% $955.1k|
Experienced Board: WOR's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 18 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: WOR 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.
Worthington Industries, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Worthington Industries, Inc.
- Ticker: WOR
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1955
- Industry: Steel
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: US$1.662b
- Shares outstanding: 55.55m
- Website: https://www.worthingtonindustries.com
Number of Employees
- Worthington Industries, Inc.
- 200 Old Wilson Bridge Road
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|WOR||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Dec 1972|
|WTH||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Dec 1972|
Worthington Industries, Inc., a metals manufacturing company, focuses on value-added steel processing and manufactured metal products in the United States, Austria, Canada, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, and Turkey. It operates through three segments: Steel Processing, Pressure Cylinders, and Engineered Cabs. The Steel Processing segment processes flat-rolled steel for customers primarily in the automotive, aerospace, agricultural, appliance, construction, container, hardware, heavy-truck, HVAC, lawn and garden, leisure and recreation, office furniture, and office equipment markets. It also toll processes steel for steel mills, large end-users, service centers, and other processors. The Pressure Cylinders segment manufactures and sells filled and unfilled pressure cylinders, tanks, hand torches, well water and expansion tanks, and oil and gas equipment, as well as various accessories and related products for end-use market applications, including industrial products, consumer products, and oil and gas equipment. The Engineered Cabs segment designs and manufactures custom-engineered open and enclosed cabs, as well as operator stations and custom fabrications for heavy mobile equipment used in the agricultural, construction, forestry, military, and mining industries; and machined structural components, complex and painted weldments, and engine doors. It also designs and manufactures reusable custom steel platforms, racks, and pallets for supporting, protecting, and handling products in the shipping process. The company was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/06/01 02:49|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/05/29 00:00|
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