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How to buy Northwest Pipe Company stock (NWPX)

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Northwest Pipe Company is a metal fabrication business based in the US. Northwest Pipe Company shares (NWPX) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Northwest Pipe Company employs 1,325 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $458.5 million.

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Northwest Pipe Company stock price (NASDAQ: NWPX)

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Northwest Pipe Company shares at a glance

Information last updated 2024-07-08.
Latest market close$35.31
52-week range$25.67 - $36.92
50-day moving average $34.04
200-day moving average $30.92
Wall St. target price$42.00
PE ratio 13.6471
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $2.38

Is it a good time to buy Northwest Pipe Company stock?

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Northwest Pipe Company price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $35.31 from 2024-07-12

1 week (2024-07-05) 8.71%
1 month (2024-06-14) 8.35%
3 months (2024-04-12) 7.39%
6 months (2024-01-12) 22.43%
1 year (2023-07-14) 16.65%
2 years (2022-07-14) 23.38%
3 years (2021-07-14) 26.65%
5 years (2019-07-12) 38.74%

Is Northwest Pipe Company stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Northwest Pipe Company stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Northwest Pipe Company's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Northwest Pipe Company's P/E ratio

Northwest Pipe 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 14x. In other words, Northwest Pipe Company shares trade at around 14x 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.

Northwest Pipe Company's PEG ratio

Northwest Pipe Company's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.9963. 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 Northwest Pipe 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.

Northwest Pipe Company's EBITDA

Northwest Pipe Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $54.2 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Northwest Pipe Company's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Northwest Pipe Company financials

Revenue TTM $458.5 million
Operating margin TTM 7.68%
Gross profit TTM $85.9 million
Return on assets TTM 3.93%
Return on equity TTM 7.22%
Profit margin 5.22%
Book value $34.70
Market Capitalization $322.1 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Northwest Pipe Company share dividends

We're not expecting Northwest Pipe Company to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Northwest Pipe Company share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Northwest Pipe Company's shares have ranged in value from as little as $25.67 up to $36.92. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

NWPX.US volatility(beta: 0.98)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Northwest Pipe Company's is 0.98. This would suggest that Northwest Pipe Company's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Northwest Pipe Company overview

Northwest Pipe Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and supply of water-related infrastructure products in North America. It operates in two segments, Engineered Steel Pressure Pipe (SPP) and Precast Infrastructure and Engineered Systems (Precast). The SPP segment offers large-diameter and high-pressure steel pipeline systems for use in water infrastructure applications, which are primarily related to drinking water systems. Its products are also used for hydroelectric power systems, wastewater systems, seismic resiliency, and other applications. In addition, this segment makes products for industrial plant piping systems and certain structural applications. The Precast segment provides stormwater and wastewater technology products, precast, and reinforced concrete products, including reinforced concrete pipe, manholes, box culverts, vaults and catch basins, pump lift stations, oil water separators, biofiltration units, steel casing pipes, and bar-wrapped concrete cylinder pipes, as well as pipeline system joints, fittings, specialized components, and other environmental and engineered solutions. The company sells its water infrastructure products under ParkUSA, Geneva Pipe and Precast, Permalok, and Northwest Pipe Company brands primarily to installation contractors.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Northwest Pipe Company is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 3.178% of Northwest Pipe Company shares are held by insiders and 82.383% by institutions.
How many people work for Northwest Pipe Company?
Latest data suggests 1,325 work at Northwest Pipe Company.
When does the fiscal year end for Northwest Pipe Company?
Northwest Pipe Company's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Northwest Pipe Company based?
Northwest Pipe Company's address is: 201 NE Park Plaza Drive, Vancouver, WA, United States, 98684
What is Northwest Pipe Company's ISIN number?
Northwest Pipe Company's international securities identification number is: US6677461013
What is Northwest Pipe Company's CUSIP number?
Northwest Pipe Company's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 667746101

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