Quanex Building Products Corporation (NX): Price and Financial Metrics

Quanex Building Products Corporation (NX): $24.06

-0.63 (-2.55%)

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NX POWR Grades

  • Value is the dimension where NX ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 88.01% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for NX is in Value, which has been heading up over the past 31 weeks.
  • NX's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 46.59% of US stocks).

NX Stock Summary

  • NX's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 1.33 -- higher than just 7.22% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -46.75%, Quanex Building Products CORP's debt growth rate surpasses merely 9.16% of about US stocks.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Quanex Building Products CORP is reporting a growth rate of 1,098.46%; that's higher than 98.07% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to NX, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are RVP, CRD.A, PTSI, SSYS, and SCVL.
  • NX's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Quanex Building Products CORP's official web site, go to www.quanex.com.

NX Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Basic Materials stock, NX's price/sales ratio is 52.94% lower, now standing at 0.8.
  • Over the past 243 months, NX's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.4.
  • Over the past 243 months, NX's price/earnings ratio has gone up 38.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NX.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NX 2019-06-19 0.6 1.6 -55.8 110.7
NX 2019-01-23 0.6 1.3 19.0 18.6
NX 2015-07-21 1.2 1.9 58.5 38.0
NX 2014-12-16 1.1 1.5 22.2 15.0
NX 2006-08-29 0.7 1.9 8.8 5.5
NX 2002-02-13 0.4 1.4 13.4 9.4

NX Growth Metrics

  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at -26.81%.
  • Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 507.38%.
  • Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 47.12%.
NX's revenue has moved up $90,157,000 over the prior 34 months.

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

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-03-31 968.005 127.284 55.388
2020-12-31 885.123 101.058 46.338
2020-09-30 851.573 100.796 38.496
2020-06-30 836.537 113.897 -14.604
2020-03-31 862.902 98.701 -13.596
2019-12-31 893.63 112.958 -43.071

NX Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of NX, see our NX 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 $34.33 Average Broker Recommendation 1.5 (Moderate Buy)

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NX Price/Volume Stats

Current price $24.06 52-week high $29.02
Prev. close $24.69 52-week low $14.77
Day low $24.03 Volume 40,903
Day high $24.55 Avg. volume 197,581
50-day MA $25.06 Dividend yield 1.29%
200-day MA $24.31 Market Cap 808.32M

Quanex Building Products Corporation (NX) Company Bio

Quanex Building Products is a manufacturer of engineered materials and components for building products sold to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs). Quanex designs and produces energy-efficient window and door products, systems and solutions. The company was founded in 1927 and is based in Houston, Texas.

NX Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$24.06$94.08 257%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Quanex Building Products CORP. To summarize, we found that Quanex Building Products CORP ranked in the 79th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Quanex Building Products CORP ended up being:

  • The company's debt burden, as measured by earnings divided by interest payments, is 14.85; that's higher than 78.82% of US stocks in the Basic Materials sector that have positive free cash flow.
  • Quanex Building Products CORP's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 9%; for context, that number is higher than only 23.85% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • NX'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 only 23.85% of tickers in our DCF set.

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

For other companies in the Basic Materials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as NX, try GMS, SUM, VMC, CF, and EQX.

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NX Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo -11.60%
6-mo -1.65%
1-year 65.91%
3-year 50.87%
5-year 27.77%
YTD 9.18%
2020 32.53%
2019 27.99%
2018 -41.08%
2017 16.15%
2016 -1.80%

NX Dividends

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