PC Connection, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides a range of information technology (IT) solutions.
Flawless balance sheet with solid track record.
Share Price & News
How has PC Connection's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: CNXN's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: CNXN exceeded the US Electronic industry which returned 9.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CNXN exceeded the US Market which returned 9.2% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is PC Connection's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 day ago | Simply Wall StAre PC Connection, Inc.’s (NASDAQ:CNXN) High Returns Really That Great?
1 week ago | Simply Wall StIs PC Connection, Inc. (NASDAQ:CNXN) Trading At A 31% Discount?
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Is PC Connection 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: CNXN ($43.96) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($59.87)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CNXN is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CNXN is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.7x) compared to the Electronic industry average (20.3x).
PE vs Market: CNXN is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.7x) compared to the US market (16.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: CNXN is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (11.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CNXN is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.9x) compared to the US Electronic industry average (1.8x).
How is PC Connection 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: CNXN's forecast earnings growth (1.2% per year) is below the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: CNXN's earnings (1.2% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (22.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: CNXN's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: CNXN's revenue (1.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (8.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CNXN's revenue (1.1% 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 CNXN's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has PC Connection performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CNXN has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: CNXN's current net profit margins (2.9%) are higher than last year (2.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CNXN's earnings have grown by 13.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: CNXN's earnings growth over the past year (27.5%) exceeds its 5-year average (13.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: CNXN earnings growth over the past year (27.5%) exceeded the Electronic industry -8%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: CNXN's Return on Equity (14%) is considered low.
How is PC Connection's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CNXN's short term assets ($749.0M) exceed its short term liabilities ($277.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: CNXN's short term assets ($749.0M) exceed its long term liabilities ($33.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CNXN is debt free.
Reducing Debt: CNXN had no debt 5 years ago.
Debt Coverage: CNXN has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: CNXN has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is PC Connection's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: CNXN's dividend (0.73%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.65%).
High Dividend: CNXN's dividend (0.73%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.39%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: CNXN is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: CNXN is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of CNXN's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Tim McGrath (60yo)
Mr. Timothy J. McGrath, also known as Tim, has been the Chief Executive Officer of PC Connection, Inc. since August 2011 and has been its President since May 2010. Mr. McGrath served as the President and C ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Tim's total compensation ($USD4.04M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.13M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Tim's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Co-Founder & Director||no data||US$175.00k||0.095% $1.1m|
|Independent Director||25.75yrs||US$84.38k||0.38% $4.6m|
|Independent Director||11yrs||US$95.00k||0.045% $545.7k|
|Independent Director||4.08yrs||US$100.00k||0.32% $3.9m|
Experienced Board: CNXN's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 18.4 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: CNXN 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.
PC Connection, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: PC Connection, Inc.
- Ticker: CNXN
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1982
- Industry: Technology Distributors
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: US$1.200b
- Shares outstanding: 26.11m
- Website: https://www.connection.com
Number of Employees
- PC Connection, Inc.
- 730 Milford Road
- New Hampshire
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|CNXN||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Mar 1998|
|PCC||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Mar 1998|
PC Connection, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides a range of information technology (IT) solutions. The company operates through three segments: Business Solutions, Enterprise Solutions, and Public Sector Solutions. It offers IT products, including computer systems, software and peripheral equipment, networking communications, and other products and accessories. The company also provides services, such as design, configuration, and implementation of IT solutions. In addition, it publishes Connected, a quarterly publication that provides informative articles on the latest technologies and industry trends; distributes specialty catalogs to education, healthcare, and government customers; and MacConnection that publishes a catalog for the Apple market. The company markets its products and services through its Websites comprising connection.com, connection.com/enterprise, connection.com/publicsector, and macconnection.com. It serves small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) that include small office/home office customers; government and educational institutions; and medium-to-large corporate accounts through outbound telemarketing and field sales, and marketing programs targeted to specific customer populations, as well as through digital, Web, and print media advertising. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Merrimack, New Hampshire.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/06/06 02:27|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/06/05 00:00|
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