ASTE:NSD-Astec Industries, Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Farm & Heavy Construction Machinery | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 51.00

Change

+0.13 (+0.26)%

Market Cap

USD 1.13B

Volume

0.20M

Average Target Price

USD 44.00 (-13.73%)
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

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About

Astec Industries, Inc. manufactures and sells equipment and components for the road building, aggregate processing, geothermal, water, oil and gas, and wood processing industries in the United States and internationally. The company's Infrastructure Group segment designs, engineers, manufactures, markets, services, and installs asphalt plants and their related components, asphalt pavers, screeds, milling machines, material transfer vehicles, stabilizers, and related ancillary equipment. This segment serves asphalt producers, highway and heavy equipment contractors, utility contractors, and governmental agencies through direct sales staff and independent distributors. Its Aggregate and Mining Group segment focuses on designing and manufacturing heavy processing equipment, as well as servicing and supplying parts for the aggregate, metallic mining, recycling, ports, and bulk handling markets. This segment serves highway and heavy equipment contractors, sand and gravel producers, recycle and crushing contractors, mine operators, quarry operators, port and inland terminal authorities, power stations, and governmental agencies through direct sales employees and independent distributors. The company's Energy Group segment supplies heavy equipment, such as heaters, drilling rigs, concrete plants, wood chippers and grinders, pump trailers, storage equipment, construction, and water well industries, as well as commercial and industrial burners that are used primarily in commercial, industrial, and process heating applications. It serves oil and gas field operators, industrial product manufacturers, independent contractors, ready mix concrete producers, heating equipment distributors, and government agencies through employee sales agents, manufacturer representatives, and distributors. The company 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 21.43% 83% B 78% C+
Dividend Return 1.05% 67% D+ 37% F
Total Return 22.48% 83% B 78% C+
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 62.32% 100% A+ 85% B
Dividend Return 1.75% 67% D+ 45% F
Total Return 64.07% 100% A+ 85% B
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 48.30% 50% F 70% C-
Dividend Return 6.40% 67% D+ 18% F
Total Return 54.70% 50% F 69% D+
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 4.27% N/A N/A N/A N/A
Dividend Return 0.91% N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 5.18% N/A N/A N/A N/A
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 38.91% N/A N/A N/A N/A
Risk Adjusted Return 13.32% N/A N/A N/A N/A
Market Capitalization 1.13B 83% B 72% 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%

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 83.88 25% F 14% F
Price/Book Ratio 1.97 33% F 53% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 10.09 67% D+ 28% F
EV/EBITDA 37.32 20% F 18% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 2.32% 50% F 57% F
Return on Invested Capital 3.53% 50% F 55% F
Return on Assets 1.05% 50% F 59% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 0.11% 100% A+ 92% A-
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 5.83 50% F 28% F
Short Percent 5.28% 17% F 38% F
Beta 1.30 33% F 38% 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.

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:
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 compared to book value

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

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 capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital 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.

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.