ALOT

AstroNovaNasdaqGM:ALOT Stock Report

Market Cap

US$113.6m

7D

2.9%

1Y

96.0%

Updated

18 Sep, 2021

Data

Company Financials +
ALOT fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation5/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance1/6
Financial Health5/6
Dividends0/6

ALOT Overview

AstroNova, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and distributes specialty printers, and data acquisition and analysis systems in the United States, Europe, Asia, Canada, Central and South America, and internationally.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: ALOT is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: ALOT's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

2.9%

ALOT

-3.7%

US Tech

-0.6%

US Market


1 Year Return

96.0%

ALOT

38.0%

US Tech

33.8%

US Market

Return vs Industry: ALOT exceeded the US Tech industry which returned 36.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ALOT exceeded the US Market which returned 33.6% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

ALOTIndustryMarket
7 Day2.9%-3.7%-0.6%
30 Day0.9%2.1%1.6%
90 Day10.8%14.1%4.6%
1 Year96.0%96.0%39.0%38.0%35.8%33.8%
3 Year-25.6%-27.7%161.3%152.0%60.0%50.1%
5 Year10.5%3.6%384.4%340.2%123.0%98.7%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

AstroNova Fundamentals Summary

How do AstroNova's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
ALOT fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$113.60m
Earnings (TTM)US$8.46m
Revenue (TTM)US$116.38m

13.4x

P/E Ratio

1.0x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
ALOT income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$116.38m
Cost of RevenueUS$72.06m
Gross ProfitUS$44.32m
ExpensesUS$35.86m
EarningsUS$8.46m

Last Reported Earnings

Jul 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)1.18
Gross Margin38.08%
Net Profit Margin7.27%
Debt/Equity Ratio11.5%

How did ALOT perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

Is AstroNova undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

41.4%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: ALOT ($15.66) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($26.73)

Significantly Below Fair Value: ALOT is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: ALOT is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.4x) compared to the US Tech industry average (19.3x).

PE vs Market: ALOT is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.4x) compared to the US market (17.8x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate ALOT's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: ALOT is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.4x) compared to the US Tech industry average (2.6x).


Future Growth

How is AstroNova forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

7.3%

Forecasted annual revenue growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if ALOT's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (2%).

Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if ALOT's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the US market

High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: ALOT's revenue (7.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.7% per year).

High Growth Revenue: ALOT's revenue (7.3% 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 ALOT's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


Past Performance

How has AstroNova performed over the past 5 years?

-10.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ALOT has a large one-off gain of $4.8M impacting its July 31 2021 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: ALOT became profitable in the past.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ALOT's earnings have declined by 10% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: ALOT has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: ALOT has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Tech industry (63.2%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: ALOT's Return on Equity (10.2%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is AstroNova's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ALOT's short term assets ($61.4M) exceed its short term liabilities ($16.9M).

Long Term Liabilities: ALOT's short term assets ($61.4M) exceed its long term liabilities ($15.7M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ALOT's debt to equity ratio (11.5%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if ALOT's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: ALOT's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (124.8%).

Interest Coverage: ALOT's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (6.4x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is AstroNova current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ALOT's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ALOT'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 ALOT's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ALOT's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: ALOT is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ALOT's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


Next Steps

Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

7.6yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Greg Woods (62 yo)

7.58yrs

Tenure

US$1,156,591

Compensation

Mr. Gregory A. Woods, also Known as Greg, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of AstroNova, Inc. since February 1, 2014 and August 29, 2013 respectively. Mr. Woods served as the Chief Operat...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Greg's total compensation ($USD1.16M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD547.94K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Greg's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: ALOT's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.6 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: ALOT's board of directors are considered experienced (5.5 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: ALOT insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: AstroNova, Inc.
  • Ticker: ALOT
  • Exchange: NasdaqGM
  • Founded: 1969
  • Industry: Technology Hardware, Storage and Peripherals
  • Sector: Tech
  • Market Cap: US$113.600m
  • Shares outstanding: 7.25m
  • Website: https://www.astronovainc.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • AstroNova, Inc.
  • 600 East Greenwich Avenue
  • West Warwick
  • Rhode Island
  • 2893
  • United States

Listings


Biography

AstroNova, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and distributes specialty printers, and data acquisition and analysis systems in the United States, Europe, Asia, Canada, Central and South America, and int...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/09/18 00:47
End of Day Share Price2021/09/17 00:00
Earnings2021/07/31
Annual Earnings2021/01/31


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.