Actuant Stock Analysis, Valuation (NYSE:ATU)

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Actuant
Updated on : Feb 20, 2018
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ATU 24.1 (0%)
S&P 500 2716.3 (0%)
Closing Price On: Feb 20, 2018
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Machine-Tools and related products
Sector :
Industrial Products
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2018-Q1
$million
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Long Term Growth
5 Year CAGR:
-6.8%
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
-3.9%
Sector Average:
8.6%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2018-Q1
%
LTM Margin
Debt/Equity Ratio
Debt:
554.6M
Debt/Equity Ratio:
 1.07
Compared to the industry
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
-$20.5M
Net Income:
$5.2M
Dividend Yield
ATU dividend yield:
0.17%
PROS      CONS
PS Valuation
Long Term Growth
Operating Margins
Net Margins
High Debt Burden
Cash Flow
ROIC
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
ATU PS :
1.3
Industry PS :
1.5
Sector:   Industrial Products.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
-3.8%
Return on Equity:
-12.6%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
-9.8%
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Actuant Stock Analysis

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Watch the robo advisor video of Actuant stock analysis on Amigobulls. This is our analyst opinion covering the buy and sell arguments for ATU stock.

Note: Amigobulls stock rating is our opinion based on the historical performance of the company's fundamentals. It is not indicative of the future performance of the stock.

Actuant Corporation Stock Rating 1.4/5

Amigobulls ATU stock analysis relies on business fundamentals such as Actuant revenue growth, profits and return on equity measures from the latest quarter 2018 Q1 earnings. We compare Actuant valuation with its sector peers to gauge relative attractiveness of ATU stock. Actuant stock rating is our opinion about the business fundamentals of the company.

Should you buy ATU stock?

  • The lower PS ratio 1.3 for ATU stock versus Machine-Tools and related products industry average of 1.5 is a positive for the company.

Should you sell ATU stock?

  • The company saw an average annual sales decline of -6.8% in sales over the last 5 years.
  • Over the last twelve months, Actuant posted an average operating loss margin of -3.9%.
  • Actuant registered an average TTM Net loss of -5.9%.
  • Actuant has a debt/equity ratio of  1.07, which is worse than the average in the Industrial Products sector.
  • Trading at a PE ratio of 29.7, ATU stock is overvalued in comparison to industry average multiple of 22.6.
  • Actuant has a negative ROIC (Return on Invested Capital) of -3.8%.
  • A negative ROE of -12.6% indicates that the company is not able to generate profits with the money shareholders have invested.
  • The company has negative Free Cash Flows (FCF), with a negative FCF margin of -9.8%.

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