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. More Details
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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 +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ALOT's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: ALOT exceeded the US Tech industry which returned 60.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ALOT exceeded the US Market which returned 39.1% over the past year.
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
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StIndependent Director Mitchell Quain Just Bought 5.9% More Shares In AstroNova, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALOT)
1 month ago | Simply Wall StIt Looks Like AstroNova, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:ALOT) CEO May Expect Their Salary To Be Put Under The Microscope
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Is AstroNova 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: ALOT ($15.19) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($107.76)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ALOT is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ALOT is poor value based on its PE Ratio (74.9x) compared to the US Tech industry average (28.3x).
PE vs Market: ALOT is poor value based on its PE Ratio (74.9x) compared to the US market (18.4x).
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 (2.8x).
How is AstroNova forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted Tech industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as AstroNova has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
How has AstroNova performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ALOT has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ALOT's current net profit margins (1.3%) are higher than last year (0.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ALOT's earnings have declined by 19.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ALOT's earnings growth over the past year (186.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (-19.8% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: ALOT earnings growth over the past year (186.3%) exceeded the Tech industry 31.5%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: ALOT's Return on Equity (1.9%) is considered low.
How is AstroNova's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ALOT's short term assets ($58.2M) exceed its short term liabilities ($15.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: ALOT's short term assets ($58.2M) exceed its long term liabilities ($21.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ALOT's debt to equity ratio (18.7%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if ALOT's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ALOT's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (113.6%).
Interest Coverage: ALOT's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.6x coverage).
What is AstroNova current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ALOT's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ALOT's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ALOT's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ALOT's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: ALOT is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ALOT's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Greg Woods (62 yo)
Mr. Gregory A. Woods, also Known as Greg, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of AstroNova, Inc. since February 1, 2014 and August 29, 2013 respectively. Mr. Woods served as the Chief Operat...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Greg's total compensation ($USD1.16M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD545.11K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Greg's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: ALOT's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.5 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: ALOT's board of directors are considered experienced (5.4 years average tenure).
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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
AstroNova, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: AstroNova, Inc.
- Ticker: ALOT
- Exchange: NasdaqGM
- Founded: 1969
- Industry: Technology Hardware, Storage and Peripherals
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: US$109.840m
- Shares outstanding: 7.23m
- Website: https://www.astronovainc.com
Number of Employees
- AstroNova, Inc.
- 600 East Greenwich Avenue
- West Warwick
- Rhode Island
- United States
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
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