ALOT:NSD-AstroNova, Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Computer Hardware | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 15.34

Change

+0.15 (+0.99)%

Market Cap

USD 0.11B

Volume

2.32K

Avg Analyst Target

N/A

Avg User Target

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Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

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About

AstroNova, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and distributes specialty printers, and data acquisition and analysis systems in the United States, Europe, Asia, Canada, Central and South America, and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Product Identification (PI) and Test & Measurement (T&M). The PI segment offers tabletop and production-ready digital color label printers, as well as specialty OEM printing systems under the QuickLabel brand; digital color label mini-presses and all-in-one inline specialty printing systems under the TrojanLabel brand; and pressure sensitive labels, tags, inks, toner, and thermal transfer materials under the GetLabels brand. This segment also develops and licenses various specialized software programs to design and manage labels and print images, as well as manage and operate its printers and presses on an automated basis; and provides training and support. It serves chemicals, cosmetics, food and beverage, medical products, pharmaceuticals, and other industries, as well as brand owners, label converters, commercial printers, and packaging manufacturers. The T&M segment offers airborne printing solutions, such as ToughWriter used to print hard copies of navigation maps, arrival and departure procedures, flight itineraries, weather maps, performance data, passenger data, and various air traffic control data; ToughSwitch, an ethernet switches used to connect multiple computers or Ethernet devices; TMX high-speed data acquisition systems; Daxus DXS-100 distributed data acquisition platform; SmartCorder DDX100 portable all-in-one data acquisition systems for facility maintenance and field testing; and Everest EV-500, a digital strip chart recording system used primarily in telemetry applications. This segment serves aerospace and defense, automotive, commercial airline, energy, manufacturing, and transportation industries. The company was formerly known as Astro-Med, Inc. and changed its name to AstroNova, Inc. in May 2016. AstroNova, Inc. was founded in 1969

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Computer Hardware)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 44.04% 86% B 85% B
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 44.04% 86% B 85% B
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 116.67% 65% D 86% B
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 116.67% 65% D 86% B
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -3.46% 40% F 27% F
Dividend Return 6.17% 14% F 18% F
Total Return 2.71% 33% F 26% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 7.61% 35% F 48% F
Dividend Return 1.29% 14% F 36% F
Total Return 8.91% 35% F 48% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 53.70% 55% F 33% F
Risk Adjusted Return 16.58% 35% F 34% F
Market Capitalization 0.11B 23% F 20% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Computer Hardware)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 75.40 24% F 15% F
Price/Book Ratio 1.45 76% C 72% C-
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 7.02 45% F 44% F
EV/EBITDA 13.60 56% F 58% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 1.97% 48% F 58% F
Return on Invested Capital 1.69% 64% D 58% F
Return on Assets 1.35% 45% F 60% D-
Debt to Equity Ratio 15.44% 58% F 65% D
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 1.72 68% D+ 63% D
Short Percent 0.41% 91% A- 88% B+
Beta 0.80 78% C+ 73% C
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Underpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to book value basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What to not like:
Low market capitalization

This is among the smaller entities in its sectors with below median market capitalization. That may make it less stable in the long run unless it has a unique technology or market which can help it grow or get acquired in future.

Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Poor return on equity

The company management has delivered below median return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor return on assets

The company management has delivered below median return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Dividend Growth

This stock has shown below median dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.