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How to buy Donaldson Company (DCI) stocks in Canada
Learn how to easily invest in Donaldson Company stocks.
Donaldson Company is a specialty industrial machinery business based in the US. Donaldson Company stocks (DCI.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $64.09 – a decrease of 2.06% over the previous week. Donaldson Company employs 13,100 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $3 billion.
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What's in this guide?
- Can I buy shares in Donaldson Company?
- Has coronavirus impacted Donaldson Company shares?
- Donaldson Company shares summary
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- Is Donaldson Company stock a buy or sell?
- Donaldson Company performance over time
- Is Donaldson Company suitable for ethical investing?
- Are Donaldson Company shares over-valued?
- Donaldson Company's financials
- How volatile are Donaldson Company shares?
- Does Donaldson Company pay a dividend?
- Have Donaldson Company shares ever split?
- Other common questions
Donaldson Company stock price (NYSE:DCI)Use our graph to track the performance of DCI stocks over time.
Donaldson Company shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$55.10|
|52-week range||$54.55 - $69.08|
|50-day moving average||$58.79|
|200-day moving average||$61.66|
|Wall St. target price||$68.50|
|Dividend yield||$0.87 (1.52%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$2.36|
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Is it a good time to buy Donaldson Company stock?
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Donaldson Company price performance over time
|1 week (2022-01-21)||-1.69%|
|1 month (2021-12-27)||-4.90%|
|3 months (2021-10-28)||-8.24%|
|6 months (2021-07-28)||-15.06%|
|1 year (2021-01-28)||-8.43%|
|2 years (2020-01-28)||3.61%|
|3 years (2019-01-28)||17.94%|
|5 years (2017-01-27)||28.65%|
Is Donaldson Company under- or over-valued?
Valuing Donaldson Company stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Donaldson Company's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Donaldson Company's P/E ratio
Donaldson Company's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 25x. In other words, Donaldson Company shares trade at around 25x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Donaldson Company's PEG ratio
Donaldson Company's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.9977. 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 Donaldson Company's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Donaldson Company's EBITDA
Donaldson Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $510.4 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Donaldson Company's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Donaldson Company financials
|Revenue TTM||$3 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||13.92%|
|Gross profit TTM||$977.5 million|
|Return on assets TTM||11.01%|
|Return on equity TTM||2792.81%|
|Market capitalisation||$7.1 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Donaldson Company's environmental, social and governance track record
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Donaldson Company.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Donaldson Company's total ESG risk score
Total ESG risk: 33.04
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Donaldson Company's overall score of 33.04 (as at 12/31/2018) is pretty weak – landing it in it in the 67th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Donaldson Company is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Donaldson Company's environmental score
Environmental score: 10.84/100
Donaldson Company's environmental score of 10.84 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Donaldson Company is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Donaldson Company's social score
Social score: 12.69/100
Donaldson Company's social score of 12.69 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Donaldson Company is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Donaldson Company's governance score
Governance score: 8.02/100
Donaldson Company's governance score puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Donaldson Company is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Donaldson Company's controversy score
Controversy score: 2/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Donaldson Company scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Donaldson Company has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.
Donaldson Company share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 35.51% of net profits
Recently Donaldson Company has paid out, on average, around 35.51% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.52% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Donaldson Company shareholders could enjoy a 1.52% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Donaldson Company's case, that would currently equate to about $0.87 per share.
While Donaldson Company's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Donaldson Company may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.
Donaldson Company's most recent dividend payout was on 21 December 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 5 December 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have Donaldson Company's shares ever split?
Donaldson Company's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 25 March 2012. 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 Donaldson Company shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Donaldson Company shares which in turn could have impacted Donaldson Company's share price.
Donaldson Company share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Donaldson Company's shares have ranged in value from as little as $54.55 up to $69.0763. 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 (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Donaldson Company's is 1.3548. This would suggest that Donaldson Company's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Donaldson Company overview
Donaldson Company, Inc. manufactures and sells filtration systems and replacement parts worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Engine Products and Industrial Products. Its Engine Products segment provides replacement filters for air and liquid filtration applications; air filtration systems; liquid filtration systems for fuel, lube, and hydraulic applications; exhaust and emissions systems and sensors; indicators; and monitoring systems. This segment sells its products to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in the construction, mining, agriculture, aerospace, defense, and transportation markets; and to independent distributors, OEM dealer networks, private label accounts, and large fleets. The company's Industrial Products segment offers dust, fume, and mist collectors; compressed air purification systems; gas and liquid filtration for food, beverage, and industrial processes; air filtration systems for gas turbines; polytetrafluoroethylene membrane-based products; and specialized air and gas filtration systems for applications, including hard disk drives, semi-conductor manufacturing and sensors, indicators, and monitoring systems. This segment sells its products to various dealers, distributors, OEMs of gas-fired turbines, and OEMs and end-users requiring air filtration solutions and replacement filters.
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Donaldson Company in the news
Donaldson Co. Inc. Shares Fall 0.9% Below Previous 52-Week Low - Market Mover
DONALDSON CO INC : Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements and Exhibits (form 8-K)
Donaldson Company Announces Appointment of Two New Directors
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