Itron, Inc., a technology and service company, provides end-to-end solutions that measures, manages, and analyzes energy and water use worldwide.
Moderate growth potential with questionable track record.
Share Price & News
How has Itron's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ITRI has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: ITRI exceeded the US Electronic industry which returned 6.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ITRI exceeded the US Market which returned 17.9% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Itron's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Itron 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: ITRI ($85.05) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($63.08)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ITRI is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ITRI is poor value based on its PE Ratio (57.6x) compared to the Electronic industry average (18.8x).
PE vs Market: ITRI is poor value based on its PE Ratio (57.6x) compared to the US market (18.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ITRI is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ITRI is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4.6x) compared to the US Electronic industry average (1.9x).
How is Itron forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ITRI's forecast earnings growth (52.9% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: ITRI's earnings (52.9% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (14.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: ITRI's revenue (3.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ITRI's revenue (3.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: ITRI's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (16.6%).
How has Itron performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ITRI has a large one-off loss of $34.6M impacting its September 30 2019 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: ITRI became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ITRI has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 11.8% per year.
Accelerating Growth: ITRI has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: ITRI has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Electronic industry (13.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: ITRI's Return on Equity (8.3%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Itron's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ITRI's short term assets ($967.0M) exceed its short term liabilities ($684.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: ITRI's short term assets ($967.0M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ITRI's debt to equity ratio (127.2%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: ITRI's debt to equity ratio has increased from 38.1% to 127.2% over the past 5 years.
Inventory Level: ITRI has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: ITRI's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 1x debt).
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: ITRI is profitable, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
Forecast Cash Runway: ITRI is profitable, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
What is Itron's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ITRI's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ITRI's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ITRI's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ITRI's dividend payments have been 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 ITRI'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
Tom Deitrich (52yo)
Mr. Philip C. Mezey served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Itron, Inc. since January 1, 2013 until August 6, 2019. Mr. Mezey served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Energy at Itr ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Tom's total compensation ($USD2.93M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD4.87M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Tom's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO, President & Director||0.5yrs||US$2.93m||0.26% $8.6m|
|Senior VP & CFO||2.7yrs||US$1.65m||0.015% $511.9k|
|Senior VP||1.5yrs||US$2.16m||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Human Resources||6yrs||US$1.36m||0.056% $1.9m|
|Chief Technology Officer||9.1yrs||no data||no data|
|VP of Information Technology & Chief Information Officer||14.1yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Investor Relations||1.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Global Marketing & Public Affairs||2.1yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Network Solutions||2.6yrs||no data||0.0090% $302.5k|
|Senior Vice President of Commercial & Customer Enablement||2.1yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: ITRI's management team is considered experienced (2.3 years average tenure).
|CEO, President & Director||0.5yrs||US$2.93m||0.26% $8.6m|
|Independent Director||4.8yrs||US$186.35k||0.025% $858.1k|
|Independent Director||18.8yrs||US$184.85k||0.029% $972.9k|
|Independent Director||14.1yrs||US$177.50k||0.11% $3.7m|
|Independent Director||4.8yrs||US$182.35k||0.025% $858.1k|
|Chair of the Board||3.4yrs||US$249.89k||0.031% $1.0m|
|Independent Director||4.9yrs||US$179.85k||0.027% $911.7k|
|Independent Director||5.3yrs||US$176.35k||0.035% $1.2m|
|Independent Director||4.2yrs||US$77.50k||0.031% $1.0m|
Experienced Board: ITRI's board of directors are considered experienced (4.8 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Itron, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Itron, Inc.
- Ticker: ITRI
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1977
- Industry: Electronic Equipment and Instruments
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: US$3.365b
- Shares outstanding: 39.57m
- Website: https://www.itron.com/na
Number of Employees
- Itron, Inc.
- 2111 North Molter Road
- Liberty Lake
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|ITRI||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Nov 1993|
|IT6||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Nov 1993|
Itron, Inc., a technology and service company, provides end-to-end solutions that measures, manages, and analyzes energy and water use worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Device Solutions, Networked Solutions, and Outcomes. The Device Solutions segment offers hardware products that are used for measurement, control, or sensing. The Networked Solutions segment provides a combination of communicating devices, such as smart meters, modules, endpoints, and sensors; network infrastructure; and associated application software for acquiring and transporting application-specific data. The Outcomes segment offers enhanced software and services for managing, organizing, analyzing, and interpreting data to enhance decision making, maximize operational profitability, drive resource efficiency, and deliver results for consumers, utilities, and smart cities. In addition, it offers software implementation, project management, installation, consulting, and post-sale maintenance support services, as well as cloud and software-as-a-service; and extended or non-customary warranties. The company markets its products directly through its sales force, as well as through indirect sales force consisting of distributors, sales representatives, partners, and meter manufacturer representatives to utilities and municipalities. Itron, Inc. was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Liberty Lake, Washington.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/02/23 00:28|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/21 00:00|
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