Clearfield, Inc. (CLFD): Price and Financial Metrics

Clearfield, Inc. (CLFD): $130.82

1.32 (+1.02%)

POWR Rating

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  • Growth is the dimension where CLFD ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 74.37% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for CLFD is in Stability, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • CLFD ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 5th percentile.

CLFD Stock Summary

  • CLEARFIELD INC's stock had its IPO on August 7, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.9% of US equities in our set.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 381.94%, CLEARFIELD INC's debt growth rate surpasses 95.54% of about US stocks.
  • Over the past twelve months, CLFD has reported earnings growth of 155.66%, putting it ahead of 89.88% of US stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to CLEARFIELD INC are JVA, AIR, LAKE, ROCK, and WTS.
  • CLFD's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit CLEARFIELD INC's official web site, go to

CLFD Valuation Summary

  • CLFD's price/sales ratio is 6; this is 150% higher than that of the median Technology stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, CLFD's price/sales ratio has gone down 112.9.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CLFD.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CLFD 2022-11-14 6.0 9.6 33.1 25.6
CLFD 2022-11-11 5.6 9.0 31.1 24.1
CLFD 2022-11-10 5.5 8.9 30.5 23.7
CLFD 2022-11-09 5.4 8.8 30.2 23.4
CLFD 2022-11-08 5.5 8.9 30.6 23.7
CLFD 2022-11-07 5.6 9.1 31.4 24.3

CLFD Growth Metrics

    The year over year price growth rate now stands at 56.69%.
  • Its 2 year price growth rate is now at 352.34%.
  • The 4 year price growth rate now stands at -20.37%.
CLFD's revenue has moved up $111,017,867 over the prior 15 months.

The table below shows CLFD's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-06-30 221.09 -6.503318 39.79604
2022-03-31 188.5753 -7.07881 33.14916
2021-12-31 164.7723 8.15218 27.55294
2021-09-30 140.7554 10.90284 20.32738
2021-06-30 122.8374 12.3327 15.95078
2021-03-31 110.0721 11.0591 12.84723

CLFD's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • CLFD has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 76.89% of graded US stocks.
  • CLFD's asset turnover comes in at 1.2 -- ranking 31st of 208 Electronic Equipment stocks.
  • SMTC, KVHI, and NXPI are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with CLFD.

The table below shows CLFD's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 1.200 0.429 0.311
2021-03-31 1.140 0.421 0.252
2020-12-31 1.091 0.412 0.194
2020-09-30 1.044 0.407 0.146
2020-06-30 1.046 0.401 0.126
2020-03-31 1.039 0.392 0.097

CLFD Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of CLFD, see our CLFD price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $45.50 Average Broker Recommendation 1.5 (Moderate Buy)

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CLFD Price/Volume Stats

Current price $130.82 52-week high $134.90
Prev. close $129.50 52-week low $44.15
Day low $128.91 Volume 178,300
Day high $134.90 Avg. volume 241,166
50-day MA $102.96 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $80.87 Market Cap 1.80B

Clearfield, Inc. (CLFD) Company Bio

Clearfield Inc. designs, manufactures and distributes fiber optic management products for the communications networks of leading ILECS, CLECs, MSO/cable TV companies and mobile broadband providers. The company was founded in 1979 and is based in Plymouth, Minnesota.

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Latest CLFD News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about CLEARFIELD INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate CLFD as an investment opportunity.

Is Clearfield (CLFD) Outperforming Other Computer and Technology Stocks This Year?

Here is how Clearfield (CLFD) and Asure Software Inc (ASUR) have performed compared to their sector so far this year.

Yahoo | November 23, 2022

Clearfield Full Year 2022 Earnings: Beats Expectations

Clearfield ( NASDAQ:CLFD ) Full Year 2022 Results Key Financial Results Revenue: US$270.9m (up 92% from FY 2021). Net...

Yahoo | November 19, 2022

Needham Remains a Buy on Clearfield (CLFD)

Needham analyst Ryan Koontz maintained a Buy rating on Clearfield (CLFD - Research Report) today and set a price target of $135.00. The company's shares closed yesterday at $93.07.Koontz covers the Technology sector, focusing on stocks such as Calix, Clearfield, and Adtran. According to TipRanks, Koontz has an average return of 2.6% and a 46.82% success rate on recommended stocks. Clearfield has an analyst consensus of Strong Buy, with a price target consensus of $125.67, which is a 35.03% upside from current levels. In a report released today, Northland Securities also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $120.00 price target.

Howard Kim on TipRanks | November 18, 2022

Clearfield Shares (NASDAQ: CLFD) Surge 25% after Earnings Beat

Shares of Clearfield (NASDAQ: CLFD) surged more than 25% after it reported earnings for its fourth quarter of Fiscal Year 2022. Adjusted earnings per share came in at $1.22, which beat analysts' consensus estimate of $0.86 per share. Sales increased by 110.2% year-over-year, with revenue hitting $95 million. This beat analysts' target by more than $23 million. Looking forward, management now expects revenue for Fiscal Year 2023 to be in the range of $380 million to $393 million. For reference, analysts were expecting $299.48 million.

Vince Condarcuri on TipRanks | November 18, 2022

Clearfield Analyst Runs Out Of Superlatives Post Upbeat Q4 Results

Needham analyst Ryan Koontz maintained Clearfield, Inc (NASDAQ: CLFD) with a Buy and raised the price target from $115 to $135. Koontz ran out of superlatives. CLFD delivered another robust quarter, with revenue and EPS ahead of consensus. Revenue grew +110% Y/Y, and he raised his F23 revenue and EPS estimates. Community broadband sales remained hot (+91% Y/Y), and cable sales soared by +200% Y/Y. The backlog remained strong and the operating margin impressed at 23.4%. Results thwarted negative

Yahoo | November 18, 2022

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CLFD Price Returns

1-mo 10.11%
3-mo 6.76%
6-mo N/A
1-year 102.10%
3-year 888.07%
5-year 821.27%
YTD 54.96%
2021 241.50%
2020 77.33%
2019 40.52%
2018 -19.02%
2017 -40.82%

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