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Astec Industries Inc is a farm & heavy construction machinery business based in the US. Astec Industries shares (ASTE) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Astec Industries employs 3,537 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.
|Latest market close||$52.12|
|52-week range||$48.08 - $79.73|
|50-day moving average||$54.37|
|200-day moving average||$62.86|
|Wall St. target price||$67.00|
|Dividend yield||$0.44 (0.84%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$1.50|
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|1 week (2021-10-15)||0.75%|
|1 month (2021-09-24)||-4.84%|
|3 months (2021-07-23)||-12.26%|
|6 months (2021-04-23)||-33.25%|
|1 year (2020-10-23)||-8.83%|
|2 years (2019-10-24)||65.88%|
|3 years (2018-10-24)||58.95%|
|5 years (2016-10-24)||60.27|
Valuing Astec Industries stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Astec Industries's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Astec Industries's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 35x. In other words, Astec Industries shares trade at around 35x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
Astec Industries's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.6. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Astec Industries's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Astec Industries's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $69.4 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Astec Industries's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||$1 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||3.87%|
|Gross profit TTM||$240.1 million|
|Return on assets TTM||2.95%|
|Return on equity TTM||5.43%|
|Market capitalisation||$1.2 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 239,538 Astec Industries shares held short by investors – that's known as Astec Industries's "short interest". This figure is 15.2% down from 282,466 last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Astec Industries shares can be evaluated.
Astec Industries's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Astec Industries shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Astec Industries shares traded daily (recently around 81475.510204082). Astec Industries's SIR currently stands at 2.94. In other words for every 100,000 Astec Industries shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2940 shares are currently held short.
However Astec Industries's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Astec Industries shares, or, against the total number of tradable Astec Industries shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Astec Industries's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Astec Industries shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0142% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Astec Industries shares, roughly 14 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Astec Industries.
Find out more about how you can short Astec Industries stock.
Dividend payout ratio: 26.51% of net profits
Recently Astec Industries has paid out, on average, around 26.51% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.84% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Astec Industries shareholders could enjoy a 0.84% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Astec Industries's case, that would currently equate to about $0.44 per share.
While Astec Industries's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Astec Industries may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.
Astec Industries's most recent dividend payout was on 30 August 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 9 August 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Astec Industries's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 18 January 1999. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Astec Industries shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Astec Industries shares which in turn could have impacted Astec Industries's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Astec Industries's shares have ranged in value from as little as $48.0758 up to $79.726. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Astec Industries's is 1.3788. This would suggest that Astec Industries's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
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. The company has a strategic partnership with CarbonCure Technologies Inc. to offer solution for concrete production.
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