Benchmark Electronics, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides product design, engineering services, technology solutions, and advanced manufacturing services in the Americas, Asia, and Europe. More Details
Adequate balance sheet with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Benchmark Electronics's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: BHE is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: BHE's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: BHE underperformed the US Electronic industry which returned 21.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BHE underperformed the US Market which returned 22.7% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Benchmark Electronics's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Benchmark Electronics 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: BHE ($24.86) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($17.91)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BHE is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BHE is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Electronic industry average.
PE vs Market: BHE 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 BHE's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BHE is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.9x) compared to the US Electronic industry average (2.2x).
How is Benchmark Electronics forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BHE is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: BHE is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: BHE's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: BHE's revenue (4.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BHE's revenue (4.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: BHE's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (4.8%).
How has Benchmark Electronics performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BHE is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: BHE is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BHE is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 31.1% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare BHE's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: BHE is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Electronic industry (-14.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: BHE has a negative Return on Equity (-0.057%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Benchmark Electronics's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BHE's short term assets ($1.2B) exceed its short term liabilities ($449.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: BHE's short term assets ($1.2B) exceed its long term liabilities ($294.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BHE's debt to equity ratio (16.4%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: BHE's debt to equity ratio has increased from 0.4% to 16.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: BHE's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (37.8%).
Interest Coverage: BHE is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.
What is Benchmark Electronics's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BHE's dividend (2.57%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.48%).
High Dividend: BHE's dividend (2.57%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.14%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, BHE has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: BHE's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 3 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: BHE is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jeff Benck (55 yo)
Mr. Jeffrey W. Benck, also known as Jeff, has been the President, CEO and Director of Benchmark Electronics, Inc since March 18, 2019. He had been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Lantronix, In...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jeff's total compensation ($USD6.18M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.60M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Jeff's compensation with company performance.
|Executive VP & CFO||2.92yrs||US$1.79m||0.030% |
|Executive Vice President of Global Operations||3.42yrs||US$1.13m||0.027% |
|CTO & Vice President of Global Engineering||5.42yrs||US$1.33m||0.043% |
|VP, Corporate Secretary & General Counsel||2.33yrs||US$913.10k||0.015% |
|VP of Business Process Improvement & Chief Information Officer||3.25yrs||no data||0.017% |
|Vice President of Strategy & Investor Relations||8.92yrs||US$958.74k||0.024% |
|Chief Human Resources Officer||1.42yrs||no data||0.0093% |
|Chief Revenue Officer||1.42yrs||no data||0.0076% |
Experienced Management: BHE's management team is considered experienced (3.1 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||2.58yrs||US$229.52k||0.015% |
|Independent Chairman of the Board||4.75yrs||US$308.02k||0.12% |
|Independent Director||14.58yrs||US$240.52k||0.047% |
|Independent Director||7.5yrs||US$248.02k||0.084% |
|Independent Director||1yr||US$67.42k||no data|
|Independent Director||4.58yrs||US$243.02k||0.036% |
|Independent Director||4.58yrs||US$228.02k||0.16% |
|Independent Director||3.42yrs||US$228.02k||0.025% |
Experienced Board: BHE's board of directors are considered experienced (4.6 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.
Benchmark Electronics, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Benchmark Electronics, Inc.
- Ticker: BHE
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1979
- Industry: Electronic Manufacturing Services
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: US$893.626m
- Shares outstanding: 36.47m
- Website: https://www.bench.com
Number of Employees
- Benchmark Electronics, Inc.
- 56 South Rockford Drive
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|BHE||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Jun 1990|
|BMU||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Jun 1990|
Benchmark Electronics, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides product design, engineering services, technology solutions, and advanced manufacturing services in the Americas, Asia, and Europe. The ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/12/02 23:07|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/12/02 00:00|
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