Itron, Inc., a technology and service company, provides end-to-end solutions that help manage operations in the energy, water, and smart city space worldwide.
Solid track record with moderate growth potential.
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 -1.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ITRI underperformed the US Market which returned 6.7% 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?
Simply Wall St News
2 months ago | Simply Wall StDoes Itron's (NASDAQ:ITRI) Statutory Profit Adequately Reflect Its Underlying Profit?
3 months ago | Simply Wall StIntroducing Itron (NASDAQ:ITRI), A Stock That Climbed 47% In The Last Five Years
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Is Itron 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: ITRI ($64.37) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($74.58)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ITRI is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ITRI is poor value based on its PE Ratio (42.8x) compared to the Electronic industry average (20.1x).
PE vs Market: ITRI is poor value based on its PE Ratio (42.8x) compared to the US market (16.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ITRI is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.6x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ITRI is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.4x) compared to the US Electronic industry average (1.8x).
How is Itron forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ITRI's forecast earnings growth (76.4% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: ITRI's earnings (76.4% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (22.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: ITRI's revenue (7.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ITRI's revenue (7.9% 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 ITRI's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Itron performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ITRI has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ITRI's current net profit margins (2.4%) are higher than last year (1.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ITRI has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: ITRI's earnings growth over the past year (33.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: ITRI earnings growth over the past year (33.3%) exceeded the Electronic industry -6.6%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: ITRI's Return on Equity (7.8%) is considered low.
How is Itron's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ITRI's short term assets ($1.4B) exceed its short term liabilities ($667.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: ITRI's short term assets ($1.4B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ITRI's debt to equity ratio (165.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: ITRI's debt to equity ratio has increased from 56.9% to 165.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ITRI's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (12.7%).
Interest Coverage: ITRI's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.1x coverage).
What is Itron current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ITRI's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ITRI's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ITRI's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ITRI's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ITRI's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Tom Deitrich (53yo)
Mr. Thomas L. Deitrich serves as the Chief Executive Officer, President and Director of Itron, Inc. since August 6, 2019. Mr. Deitrich joined Itron in October 2015, serving as Itron’s Executive Vice Presid ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Tom's total compensation ($USD6.56M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.86M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Tom's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
|CEO, President & Director||0.92yr||US$6.56m||0.34% $8.8m|
|Senior VP & CFO||3.08yrs||US$2.13m||0.075% $1.9m|
|Senior VP||1.92yrs||US$1.36m||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Human Resources||6.42yrs||US$1.38m||0.070% $1.8m|
|Senior Vice President of OutComes||1.83yrs||US$915.90k||0.014% $350.9k|
|Chief Technology Officer||9.5yrs||no data||no data|
|VP of Information Technology & Chief Information Officer||14.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Investor Relations||1.92yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Global Marketing & Public Affairs||2.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Networked Solutions||3yrs||no data||0.0091% $234.5k|
Experienced Management: ITRI's management team is considered experienced (2.8 years average tenure).
|CEO, President & Director||0.92yr||US$6.56m||0.34% $8.8m|
|Independent Director||5.17yrs||US$186.44k||0.028% $722.0k|
|Independent Director||19.17yrs||US$184.94k||0.029% $744.8k|
|Independent Director||14.5yrs||US$175.00k||0.11% $2.8m|
|Independent Director||5.17yrs||US$179.94k||0.028% $722.0k|
|Independent Chair of the Board||3.83yrs||US$249.92k||0.034% $883.8k|
|Independent Director||5.33yrs||US$174.94k||0.029% $762.7k|
|Independent Director||5.67yrs||US$176.44k||0.037% $958.6k|
|Independent Director||4.58yrs||US$75.00k||0.030% $787.5k|
Experienced Board: ITRI's board of directors are considered experienced (5.2 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: ITRI insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 2.2%.
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$2.588b
- Shares outstanding: 40.20m
- 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 help manage operations in the energy, water, and smart city space 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 customer-specific warranties. It offers its products and services under the Itron brand. 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
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/07/09 23:57|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/07/09 00:00|
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