ASTE:NSD-Astec Industries, Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Farm & Heavy Construction Machinery | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 77.15

Change

+1.56 (+2.06)%

Market Cap

USD 1.71B

Volume

0.07M

Average Target Price

USD 72.25 (-6.35%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Astec Industries, Inc. designs, engineers, manufactures, and markets equipment and components used primarily in road building and related construction activities in the United States and internationally. The company's Infrastructure Solutions segment designs, engineers, manufactures, and markets asphalt plants and related components, heaters, concrete dust control systems, asphalt pavers, vaporizers, concrete material handling systems, screeds, heat recovery units, paste back-fill plants, asphalt storage tanks, hot oil heaters, bagging plants, fuel storage tanks, industrial and asphalt burners and systems, custom batch plants, material transfer vehicles, soil stabilizing-reclaiming machinery, blower trucks and trailers, milling machines, soil remediation plants, wood chippers and grinders, pump trailers, concrete batch plants, control systems, liquid terminals, storage equipment and related parts, construction and retrofits, polymer plants, and concrete mixers, as well as offers engineering and environmental permitting services. This segment offers its products to asphalt producers, highway and heavy equipment contractors, ready mix concrete producers, contractors in the construction and demolition recycling markets, and governmental agencies. Its Materials Solutions segment designs and manufactures crushing equipment, track-mounted systems, bulk material handling solutions, vibrating equipment, screening equipment, electrical control centers, modular relocatable stationary plants, conveying equipment, plant automation products, mobile portable plants, and mineral processing equipment, as well as provides consulting and engineering services. Astec Industries, Inc. was founded in 1972 and is based in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

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ETFs Containing ASTE

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Farm & Heavy Construction Machinery)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 33.29% 67% D+ 83% B
Dividend Return 0.19% 67% D+ 14% F
Total Return 33.48% 67% D+ 83% B
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 106.17% 67% D+ 72% C-
Dividend Return 1.47% 67% D+ 21% F
Total Return 107.64% 67% D+ 72% C-
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 63.80% 67% D+ 58% F
Dividend Return 4.71% 33% F 10% F
Total Return 68.51% 67% D+ 56% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 4.84% 67% D+ 48% F
Dividend Return 0.98% 67% D+ 26% F
Total Return 5.82% 67% D+ 46% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 41.12% 33% F 42% F
Risk Adjusted Return 14.15% 67% D+ 37% F
Market Capitalization 1.71B 83% B 71% C-
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
(Farm & Heavy Construction Machinery)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 36.87 75% C 31% F
Price/Book Ratio 2.72 33% F 54% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 12.08 33% F 34% F
EV/EBITDA 21.65 60% D- 43% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 7.53% 83% B 69% D+
Return on Invested Capital 8.38% 83% B 77% C+
Return on Assets 3.91% 100% A+ 79% C+
Debt to Equity Ratio 0.06% 100% A+ 92% A-
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 2.40 67% D+ 47% F
Short Percent 2.43% 33% F 60% D-
Beta 1.39 17% F 35% F
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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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

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:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Underpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to earning 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.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

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.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

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.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

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

Low Dividend Growth

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