Northwest Pipe Company (NWPX): Price and Financial Metrics

Northwest Pipe Company (NWPX): $27.63

-0.57 (-2.02%)

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  • Value is the dimension where NWPX ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 88.87% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for NWPX is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 31 weeks.
  • NWPX ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 11th percentile.

NWPX Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of Northwest Pipe Co's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 86.68% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • NWPX's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of just 19.33% of US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, NWPX is more volatile than merely 16.29% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Northwest Pipe Co, a group of peers worth examining would be CNS, VEC, ESNT, RIBT, and KALA.
  • NWPX's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Northwest Pipe Co's official web site, go to

NWPX Valuation Summary

  • NWPX's price/sales ratio is 0.9; this is 73.53% lower than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, NWPX's price/earnings ratio has gone up 3.3.
  • Over the past 243 months, NWPX's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.5.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NWPX.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NWPX 2020-03-25 0.8 0.9 8.0 5.8
NWPX 2018-01-29 1.4 0.9 -88.0 -41.6
NWPX 2017-09-13 1.3 0.9 281.4 -35.2
NWPX 2015-02-20 0.6 0.9 -12.8 -13.2
NWPX 2008-01-23 1.0 1.6 18.3 12.8
NWPX 2006-04-21 0.6 1.3 15.4 11.3

NWPX Growth Metrics

  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at 141.11%.
  • Its 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 418.95%.
  • Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at 1.29%.
NWPX's revenue has moved up $152,714,000 over the prior 34 months.

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

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-03-31 289.295 40.465 20.661
2020-12-31 285.907 56.087 19.05
2020-09-30 288.771 64.91 25.845
2020-06-30 286.365 54.374 29.325
2020-03-31 285.597 47.565 26.301
2019-12-31 279.317 42.886 27.902

NWPX Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of NWPX, see our NWPX 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 $38.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.5 (Moderate Buy)

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NWPX Price/Volume Stats

Current price $27.63 52-week high $38.08
Prev. close $28.20 52-week low $24.31
Day low $27.31 Volume 21,340
Day high $28.11 Avg. volume 44,304
50-day MA $29.17 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $30.59 Market Cap 272.38M

Northwest Pipe Company (NWPX) Company Bio

Northwest Pipe Company manufactures and markets welded steel pipe and tube products primarily in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. It operates in two segments, Water Transmission and Tubular Products. The company was founded in 1966 and is based in Vancouver, Washington.

NWPX Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$27.63$16.32 -52%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Northwest Pipe Co. To summarize, we found that Northwest Pipe Co ranked in the 35th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 52%. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Northwest Pipe Co, consider:

  • The compound growth rate in the free cash flow of Northwest Pipe Co over the past 5.75 years is -0.03%; that's better than only 18.99% of cash flow producing equities in the Industrials sector, where it is classified.
  • NWPX's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than 34.09% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

MNTX, AENZ, AME, B, and GNRC can be thought of as valuation peers to NWPX, in the sense that they are in the Industrials sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest NWPX News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Northwest Pipe Co that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate NWPX as an investment opportunity.

Northwest Pipe Company Supplying Water Transmission Pipe for a Landmark Water Reclamation Project in Southern California

Northwest Pipe Company (Nasdaq: NWPX), an industry leader of engineered pipeline systems for water infrastructure, has been selected to supply pipe for the Pure Water San Diego project. This sustainable and environmentally-conscious project is a phased, multi-year program that will provide more than 40% of San Diego's water supply by the end of 2035.

Yahoo | July 29, 2021

Northwest Pipe Company to Release Second Quarter 2021 Financial Results on August 4th

Northwest Pipe Company (NASDAQ: NWPX), an industry leader of engineered pipeline systems for water infrastructure, announced today it intends to release its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2021 on Wednesday, August 4, 2021.

Yahoo | July 28, 2021

Analysts Estimate Northwest Pipe Co. (NWPX) to Report a Decline in Earnings: What to Look Out for

Northwest Pipe Co. (NWPX) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Yahoo | July 27, 2021

Global Oil Country Tubular Goods (OCTG) Market 2021 Impact of Covid-19, Future Development and Business Challenges | Tenaris, SB international Inc, ArcelorMittal, Vallourec, Northwest Pipe, TMK Group.

The Oil Country Tubular Goods (OCTG) Market report covers the quantitative and qualitative analysis of the global and regional markets. It provides growth and development status of the Oil Country Tubular Goods (OCTG) market covering key players Revenue, Gross Margin, and Market Share. It provides a comprehensive overview of the global market along with the []

Tramways Monthly | July 9, 2021

Is Northwest Pipe Company (NWPX) A Good Stock To Buy?

After several tireless days we have finished crunching the numbers from nearly 900 13F filings issued by the elite hedge funds and other investment firms that we track at Insider Monkey, which disclosed those firms’ equity portfolios as of March 31st. The results of that effort will be put on display in this article, as […]

Yahoo | June 28, 2021

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NWPX Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo -11.53%
6-mo -13.11%
1-year 8.31%
3-year 41.98%
5-year 129.29%
YTD -2.37%
2020 -15.04%
2019 43.02%
2018 21.68%
2017 11.15%
2016 53.89%

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