AMERCO operates as a do-it-yourself moving and storage operator for household and commercial goods in the United States and Canada. More Details
Solid track record with adequate balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has AMERCO's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: UHAL is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: UHAL's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: UHAL exceeded the US Transportation industry which returned 36.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: UHAL exceeded the US Market which returned 35.9% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is AMERCO's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
5 days ago | Simply Wall StInvestors Who Bought AMERCO (NASDAQ:UHAL) Shares A Year Ago Are Now Up 84%
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StWhen Should You Buy AMERCO (NASDAQ:UHAL)?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StNeed To Know: AMERCO (NASDAQ:UHAL) Insiders Have Been Selling Shares
Is AMERCO undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: UHAL ($587.96) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($45.89)
Significantly Below Fair Value: UHAL is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: UHAL's PE Ratio (18.9x) is in line with the US Transportation industry average.
PE vs Market: UHAL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (18.9x) compared to the US market (18x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate UHAL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: UHAL is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.3x) compared to the US Transportation industry average (2.2x).
How is AMERCO forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted Transportation industry annual growth in earnings
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if UHAL's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if UHAL's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the US market
High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if UHAL's revenue is forecast to grow faster than the US market.
High Growth Revenue: Insufficient data to determine if UHAL's revenue 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 UHAL's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has AMERCO performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: UHAL has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: UHAL's current net profit margins (13.4%) are higher than last year (11.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: UHAL's earnings have grown by 0.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: UHAL's earnings growth over the past year (38.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (0.7% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: UHAL earnings growth over the past year (38.2%) exceeded the Transportation industry 25.1%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: UHAL's Return on Equity (12.6%) is considered low.
How is AMERCO's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: UHAL's short term assets ($2.1B) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.2B).
Long Term Liabilities: UHAL's short term assets ($2.1B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($8.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: UHAL's debt to equity ratio (85.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: UHAL's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 88.3% to 85.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: UHAL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (36.9%).
Interest Coverage: UHAL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5.9x coverage).
What is AMERCO current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: UHAL's dividend (0.43%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.31%).
High Dividend: UHAL's dividend (0.43%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.54%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: UHAL is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: UHAL is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of UHAL's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Joe Shoen (72 yo)
Mr. Edward Joseph Shoen, also known as Joe, has been the President of AMERCO since 1987 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Shoen has been the Chairman of AMERCO since 1986 and serves as its Dir...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Joe's total compensation ($USD997.55K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.17M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Joe's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: UHAL's management team is considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: UHAL's board of directors are considered experienced (5.2 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: UHAL insiders have sold more shares than they have bought in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
AMERCO's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: AMERCO
- Ticker: UHAL
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1945
- Industry: Trucking
- Sector: Transportation
- Market Cap: US$11.529b
- Shares outstanding: 19.61m
- Website: https://www.amerco.com
Number of Employees
- 5555 Kietzke Lane
- Suite 100
- United States
AMERCO operates as a do-it-yourself moving and storage operator for household and commercial goods in the United States and Canada. The company’s Moving and Storage segment rents trucks, trailers, portable...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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