RF Industries, Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and markets interconnect products and systems in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and internationally. More Details
High growth potential with mediocre balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has RF Industries's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: RFIL is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.
Volatility Over Time: RFIL's weekly volatility (9%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: RFIL underperformed the US Electronic industry which returned 87.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: RFIL underperformed the US Market which returned 53.8% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is RF Industries's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is RF Industries undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: RFIL ($6.75) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($1.47)
Significantly Below Fair Value: RFIL is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: RFIL is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Electronic industry average.
PE vs Market: RFIL is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate RFIL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: RFIL is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.1x) compared to the US Electronic industry average (2.8x).
How is RF Industries forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: RFIL is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: RFIL is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: RFIL's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: RFIL's revenue (33.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: RFIL's revenue (33.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if RFIL's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has RF Industries performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: RFIL is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: RFIL is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: RFIL is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 33.3% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare RFIL's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: RFIL is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Electronic industry (-6.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: RFIL has a negative Return on Equity (-1.59%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is RF Industries's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: RFIL's short term assets ($31.8M) exceed its short term liabilities ($7.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: RFIL's short term assets ($31.8M) exceed its long term liabilities ($1.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: RFIL's debt to equity ratio (8.7%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if RFIL's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: RFIL's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if RFIL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is RF Industries's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate RFIL's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate RFIL's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if RFIL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if RFIL's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: RFIL is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of RFIL's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Rob Dawson (46 yo)
Mr. Robert D. Dawson, also known as Rob, has been Chief Executive Officer and President at RF Industries, Ltd. since July 17, 2017 and has been its Director since July 21, 2018. Mr. Dawson served as Divisi...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Rob's total compensation ($USD741.10K) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD544.49K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Rob's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: RFIL's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: RFIL's board of directors are considered experienced (3.3 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 2.2%.
RF Industries, Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: RF Industries, Ltd.
- Ticker: RFIL
- Exchange: NasdaqGM
- Founded: 1979
- Industry: Electronic Manufacturing Services
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: US$65.840m
- Shares outstanding: 9.97m
- Website: https://www.rfindustries.com
Number of Employees
- RF Industries, Ltd.
- Building 6000
- 7610 Miramar Road
- San Diego
- United States
RF Industries, Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and markets interconnect products and systems in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and internationally. The company operates thr...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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