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Crawford United OTCPK:CRAW.A Stock Report

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05 Oct, 2022


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CRAW.A fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth4/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health4/6

CRAW.A Stock Overview

Crawford United Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides specialty industrial products and solutions in the United States, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Canada, and internationally.

Crawford United Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Crawford United
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$19.88
52 Week HighUS$35.00
52 Week LowUS$17.73
1 Month Change-7.54%
3 Month Change-7.66%
1 Year Change-39.30%
3 Year Change6.31%
5 Year Change114.92%
Change since IPO218.08%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

CRAW.AUS ElectronicUS Market

Return vs Industry: CRAW.A underperformed the US Electronic industry which returned -18% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CRAW.A underperformed the US Market which returned -18.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is CRAW.A's price volatile compared to industry and market?
CRAW.A volatility
CRAW.A Average Weekly Movement8.7%
Electronic Industry Average Movement6.8%
Market Average Movement7.0%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market15.5%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.9%

Stable Share Price: CRAW.A is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.

Volatility Over Time: CRAW.A's weekly volatility (9%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1910451Brian Powers

Crawford United Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides specialty industrial products and solutions in the United States, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Canada, and internationally. It operates through two segments, Commercial Air Handling Equipment, and Industrial and Transportation Products. The Commercial Air Handling segment designs, manufactures, and installs large-scale commercial, institutional, and industrial custom air handling solutions to health care, education, pharmaceutical, and industrial manufacturing markets under the FactoryBilt and SiteBilt brand names.

Crawford United Fundamentals Summary

How do Crawford United's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
CRAW.A fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$69.10m
Earnings (TTM)US$3.50m
Revenue (TTM)US$116.62m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
CRAW.A income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUS$93.36m
Gross ProfitUS$23.26m
Other ExpensesUS$19.76m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)1.01
Gross Margin19.95%
Net Profit Margin3.00%
Debt/Equity Ratio71.5%

How did CRAW.A perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is CRAW.A undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 2/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for CRAW.A?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

CRAW.A key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue0.9x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA10.5x
PEG Ratio0.5x

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does CRAW.A's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

CRAW.A PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for CRAW.A vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average37.8x
RSKI.A George Risk Industries
CODA Coda Octopus Group
SOTK Sono-Tek
AATC Autoscope Technologies
CRAW.A Crawford United

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: CRAW.A is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (19.7x) compared to the peer average (37.8x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does CRAW.A's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Electronic Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: CRAW.A is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (19.7x) compared to the US Electronic industry average (15x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is CRAW.A's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

CRAW.A PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio19.7x
Fair PE Ratio27.9x

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: CRAW.A is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (19.7x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (27.9x).

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of CRAW.A when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: CRAW.A ($19.88) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($1.76)

Significantly Below Fair Value: CRAW.A is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.

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Future Growth

How is Crawford United forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 4/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: CRAW.A's forecast earnings growth (42.5% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).

Earnings vs Market: CRAW.A's earnings (42.5% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (14.8% per year).

High Growth Earnings: CRAW.A's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: CRAW.A's revenue (9.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.6% per year).

High Growth Revenue: CRAW.A's revenue (9.2% 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 CRAW.A's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time

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Past Performance

How has Crawford United performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 2/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CRAW.A has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: CRAW.A's current net profit margins (3%) are lower than last year (8.6%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CRAW.A's earnings have grown by 13.1% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: CRAW.A's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: CRAW.A had negative earnings growth (-55.8%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Electronic industry average (19.9%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: CRAW.A's Return on Equity (9.1%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Crawford United's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 4/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CRAW.A's short term assets ($51.6M) exceed its short term liabilities ($28.6M).

Long Term Liabilities: CRAW.A's short term assets ($51.6M) exceed its long term liabilities ($34.4M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CRAW.A's net debt to equity ratio (60.5%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: CRAW.A's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 132.9% to 71.5% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: CRAW.A's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (12.2%).

Interest Coverage: CRAW.A's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (7.5x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is Crawford United current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

Crawford United Dividend Yield vs Market
How does Crawford United dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (Crawford United)n/a
Market Bottom 25% (US)1.6%
Market Top 25% (US)4.5%
Industry Average (Electronic)1.6%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (Crawford United)n/a

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CRAW.A's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CRAW.A'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 CRAW.A's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CRAW.A's dividend payments have been increasing.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as CRAW.A has not reported any payouts.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Brian Powers (59 yo)





Mr. Brian E. Powers has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Crawford United Corporation (formerly known as Hickok Incorporated) since September 01, 2016. Mr. Powers has been the Managing Dire...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Brian Powers's Compensation vs Crawford United Earnings
How has Brian Powers's remuneration changed compared to Crawford United's earnings?
DateTotal Comp.SalaryCompany Earnings
Jun 30 2022n/an/a


Mar 31 2022n/an/a


Dec 31 2021US$521kUS$300k


Sep 30 2021n/an/a


Jun 30 2021n/an/a


Mar 31 2021n/an/a


Dec 31 2020US$453kUS$240k


Sep 30 2020n/an/a


Jun 30 2020n/an/a


Mar 31 2020n/an/a


Dec 31 2019US$362kUS$240k


Sep 30 2019n/an/a


Jun 30 2019n/an/a


Mar 31 2019n/an/a


Dec 31 2018US$323kUS$211k


Sep 30 2018n/an/a


Jun 30 2018n/an/a


Mar 31 2018n/an/a


Dec 31 2017US$190kUS$48k


Compensation vs Market: Brian's total compensation ($USD520.73K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD771.97K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Brian's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: CRAW.A's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.1 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: CRAW.A's board of directors are considered experienced (8.7 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

OTCPK:CRAW.A Recent Insider Transactions by Companies or Individuals
DateValueNameEntityRoleSharesMax Price
08 Jun 22BuyUS$46,000James WertIndividual2,000US$24.00
31 May 22BuyUS$12,375James WertIndividual500US$24.75
01 May 22BuyUS$1,000,012Edward CrawfordIndividual38,462US$26.00

Ownership Breakdown

What is the ownership structure of CRAW.A?
Owner TypeNumber of SharesOwnership Percentage
General Public728,03120.9%
Private Companies1,315,00037.8%
Individual Insiders1,341,94238.6%

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Top 12 shareholders own 79.06% of the company
OwnershipNameSharesCurrent ValueChange %Portfolio %
First Francis Company, Inc.
1,315,000$26.1m0%no data
Steven Rosen
442,203$8.8m8.4%no data
Matthew Crawford
441,204$8.8m0%no data
Jennifer Elliott
230,794$4.6m0%no data
Edward Crawford
113,797$2.3m51.05%no data
Brian Powers
70,326$1.4m0%no data
Glaubman & Rosenberg Advisors, LLC
51,114$1.0m0%no data
SC Fundamental LLC
Kirin Smith
26,935$535.5k0%no data
Luis Jimenez
8,000$159.0k-27.27%no data
James Wert
6,500$129.2k62.5%no data
John Daly
2,183$43.4k0%no data

Company Information

Crawford United Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Crawford United Corporation
  • Ticker: CRAW.A
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 1910
  • Industry: Electronic Equipment and Instruments
  • Sector: Tech
  • Implied Market Cap: US$69.105m
  • Shares outstanding: 3.48m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Crawford United Corporation
  • 10514 Dupont Avenue
  • Suite 200
  • Cleveland
  • Ohio
  • 44108
  • United States


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
CRAW.AOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesClass A Common StockUSUSDJan 1980

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/10/05 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/10/04 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

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.