NasdaqGM:RFIL

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

RF Industries, Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and markets interconnect products and systems in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and internationally.

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Fundamentals

Flawless balance sheet with acceptable track record.

Risks

  • RF Industries is not covered by any analysts.

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Share Price & News

How has RF Industries's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-4.9%

NasdaqGM:RFIL

-0.03%

US Electronic

0.2%

US Market


1 Year Return

-33.7%

NasdaqGM:RFIL

-7.7%

US Electronic

-0.7%

US Market

RFIL underperformed the Electronic industry which returned -7.7% over the past year.

RFIL underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned -0.7% over the past year.


Share holder returns

RFILIndustryMarket
7 Day-4.9%-0.03%0.2%
30 Day3.6%-4.7%-2.7%
90 Day-9.1%0.7%1.6%
1 Year-32.9%-33.7%-6.8%-7.7%1.6%-0.7%
3 Year264.8%236.0%43.3%39.4%40.0%30.9%
5 Year70.9%40.5%50.9%43.7%53.8%36.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is RF Industries's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is RF Industries undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

16.49x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

RF Industries's share price is above the future cash flow value, it's not available at a moderate discount (< 20%).

RF Industries's share price is above the future cash flow value, it's not available at a substantial discount (< 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

RF Industries is good value based on earnings compared to the US Electronic industry average.

RF Industries is good value based on earnings compared to the United States of America market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for RF Industries, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

RF Industries is overvalued based on assets compared to the US Electronic industry average.


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Future Growth

How is RF Industries expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

2.6%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Unable to determine if RF Industries is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.

RF Industries's earnings are expected to grow by 2.6% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

Unable to compare RF Industries's revenue growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.

RF Industries's earnings growth is positive but not above the United States of America market average.

RF Industries's earnings growth is positive but not above the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Unable to establish if RF Industries will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.


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Past Performance

How has RF Industries performed over the past 5 years?

24.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

RF Industries has delivered over 20% year on year earnings growth in the past 5 years.

RF Industries's 1-year earnings growth is less than its 5-year average (10.8% vs 24.7%)

RF Industries's earnings growth has not exceeded the US Electronic industry average in the past year (10.8% vs 49.8%).


Return on Equity

RF Industries has not efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity less than 20%).


Return on Assets

RF Industries used its assets more efficiently than the US Electronic industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

RF Industries has become profitable over the past 3 years. This is considered to be a significant improvement in its use of capital (Return on Capital Employed).


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Financial Health

How is RF Industries's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

RF Industries is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

RF Industries's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

RF Industries has no debt.

RF Industries has not taken on any debt in the past 5 years.

RF Industries has no debt, it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

RF Industries has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

RF Industries has no debt, it does not need to be covered by short term assets.


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Dividend

What is RF Industries's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.06%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

RF Industries's pays a lower dividend yield than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (1.49%).

RF Industries's dividend is below the markets top 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (3.85%).

Dividends per share have been volatile in the past 10 years (annual drop of over 20%).

Dividends per share have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividends paid are well covered by earnings (5.7x coverage).


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


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Management

What is the CEO of RF Industries's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

5.6yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Rob Dawson (45yo)

2.1yrs

Tenure

US$495,871

Compensation

Mr. Robert D. Dawson, also known as Rob, has been Chief Executive Officer and President at RF Industries, Ltd. since July 17, 2017. Mr. Dawson served as Division President of Vision Technology Services at  ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Rob's remuneration is about average for companies of similar size in United States of America.

Rob's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year whilst earnings grew less than 20%.


Management Age and Tenure

5.6yrs

Average Tenure

67yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the RF Industries management team is over 5 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced team.


Board Age and Tenure

4.3yrs

Average Tenure

68yo

Average Age

The tenure for the RF Industries board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Howard Hill (78yo)

    Founder & Director

    • Tenure: 40.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$50.00k
  • Mark Turfler (67yo)

    Senior VP

    • Tenure: 5.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$313.25k
  • Rob Dawson (45yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 2.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$495.87k

Board Members

  • Howard Hill (78yo)

    Founder & Director

    • Tenure: 40.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$50.00k
  • Gerald Garland (68yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 2.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$50.00k
  • Marvin Fink (83yo)

    Chairman of the Board

    • Tenure: 12.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$50.00k
  • Joe Benoit (65yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 6.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$50.00k
  • Sheryl Cefali

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.2yrs
  • Rob Dawson (45yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 2.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$495.87k

Company Information

RF Industries, Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: RF Industries, Ltd.
  • Ticker: RFIL
  • Exchange: NasdaqGM
  • Founded: 1979
  • Industry: Electronic Manufacturing Services
  • Sector: Tech
  • Market Cap: US$70.764m
  • Shares outstanding: 9.36m
  • Website: https://www.rfindustries.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • RF Industries, Ltd.
  • Building 6000
  • 7610 Miramar Road
  • San Diego
  • California
  • 92126
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
RFILNasdaqGM (Nasdaq Global Market)YesCommon StockUSUSDMar 1985
RF5DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURMar 1985

Biography

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’s RF Connect ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/08/21 23:44
End of Day Share Price2019/08/21 00:00
Earnings2019/04/30
Annual Earnings2018/10/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.