MTS Systems Corporation supplies test systems, motion simulators, and sensors in the Americas, Europe, and Asia.
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Very undervalued with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has MTS Systems's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: MTSC's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: MTSC underperformed the US Electronic industry which returned -3.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: MTSC underperformed the US Market which returned 4.8% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is MTS Systems's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is MTS Systems 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: MTSC ($17.26) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($31.07)
Significantly Below Fair Value: MTSC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: MTSC is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.7x) compared to the Electronic industry average (20.1x).
PE vs Market: MTSC is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.7x) compared to the US market (16.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: MTSC is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: MTSC is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.7x) compared to the US Electronic industry average (1.8x).
How is MTS Systems 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: MTSC's forecast earnings growth (30.1% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: MTSC's earnings (30.1% 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: MTSC's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-0.07% per year).
High Growth Revenue: MTSC's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-0.07% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if MTSC's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has MTS Systems performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: MTSC has a large one-off loss of $49.9M impacting its March 28 2005 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: MTSC's current net profit margins (2.6%) are lower than last year (5.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: MTSC's earnings have grown by 1.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: MTSC's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: MTSC had negative earnings growth (-48.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Electronic industry average (-6.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: MTSC's Return on Equity (4.7%) is considered low.
How is MTS Systems's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: MTSC's short term assets ($479.6M) exceed its short term liabilities ($260.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: MTSC's short term assets ($479.6M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($681.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: MTSC's debt to equity ratio (124.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: MTSC's debt to equity ratio has increased from 28.3% to 124.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: MTSC's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (6.7%).
Interest Coverage: MTSC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.1x coverage).
What is MTS Systems's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate MTSC's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate MTSC'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 MTSC's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if MTSC's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: MTSC is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of MTSC'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
Randy Martinez (65yo)
Mr. Randy J. Martinez serves as Interim President and Chief Executive Officer at MTS Systems Corporation since May 23, 2020. He has been an Independent Director of MTS Systems Corporation since March 31, 2 ...
|Independent Interim President||0.17yr||US$199.49k||0.059% $195.7k|
|Executive VP & CFO||3.17yrs||US$1.08m||0.042% $138.2k|
|Executive VP & President of Sensors||1yr||US$912.88k||0.21% $683.8k|
|Executive VP and President of Test & Simulation||3.42yrs||US$1.56m||0.037% $122.0k|
|Senior VP & Chief Information Officer||7.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Director of Investor Relations & Treasurer||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior VP and Chief Risk & Compliance Officer||3.33yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP||2yrs||no data||0.025% $81.6k|
|Senior VP & Chief Human Resources Officer||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: MTSC's management team is considered experienced (3.2 years average tenure).
|Independent Interim President||0.17yr||US$199.49k||0.059% $195.7k|
|Independent Director||7.08yrs||US$223.82k||0.044% $146.9k|
|Independent Chairman of the Board||8.92yrs||US$288.06k||0.12% $410.6k|
|Independent Director||6.33yrs||US$204.08k||0.099% $328.5k|
|Independent Director||1.25yrs||US$152.76k||no data|
|Independent Director||1.25yrs||US$151.10k||0.023% $75.9k|
|Independent Director||7.08yrs||US$186.99k||0.11% $363.8k|
Experienced Board: MTSC's board of directors are considered experienced (6.3 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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 7.1%.
MTS Systems Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: MTS Systems Corporation
- Ticker: MTSC
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1966
- Industry: Electronic Equipment and Instruments
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: US$332.012m
- Shares outstanding: 19.24m
- Website: https://www.mts.com
Number of Employees
- MTS Systems Corporation
- 14000 Technology Drive
- Eden Prairie
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|MTSC||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jan 1969|
|MT7||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1969|
MTS Systems Corporation supplies test systems, motion simulators, and sensors in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. The company’s Test & Simulation segment offers road simulators and component test systems, vehicle performance test systems, vehicle dynamics simulators, electrical motors and energy recovery systems, tire performance and rolling resistance measurement systems, and moving ground-plane systems and balances. It also provides systems for the physical characterization of material properties; systems to test durability and performance of implants, prostheses, and other medical and dental materials and devices; products, systems, and software to perform static and fatigue testing of aircraft; products for blades, bearings, and wind turbines; structural engineering systems, such as static and dynamic testing; and seismic simulation tables. In addition, this segment offers installation, product life cycle management, professional training, calibration and metrology, technical consulting, and onsite and factory repair and maintenance services, as well as accessories and spare parts. It serves automobile, truck, motorcycle, motorsports vehicles, construction and agricultural equipment, rail and off-road vehicle manufacturers, and their suppliers, as well as the power generation, aerospace, vehicles, biomedical, structural engineering, oil and gas, wind energy, and other industries. The company’s Sensors segment offers sensors for measurements of vibration, pressure, position, force, and sound; and piezoelectric sensors and components. It serves the automotive, aerospace, industrial, defense, and research and development markets. The company sells its products through direct sales and service organizations, and independent representatives and distributors, as well as through catalogs, Internet, etc. It has a strategic alliance with Auburn University. The company was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/07/03 00:04|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/07/02 00:00|
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