Douglas Dynamics, Inc. (PLOW): Price and Financial Metrics

Douglas Dynamics, Inc. (PLOW): $36.84

1.12 (+3.14%)

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  • Quality is the dimension where PLOW ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 83.61% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for PLOW is in Quality, which has been heading down over the past 163 days.
  • PLOW ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 2nd percentile.

PLOW Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for PLOW is 2.6 -- better than 81.07% of US stocks.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Douglas Dynamics Inc is reporting a growth rate of -169.38%; that's higher than just 12.07% of US stocks.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for PLOW comes in at 6.87% -- higher than that of 75.92% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Douglas Dynamics Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be UFI, ATRO, TMST, NR, and AIRI.
  • PLOW's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Douglas Dynamics Inc's official web site, go to

PLOW Valuation Summary

  • PLOW's price/sales ratio is 1.7; this is 21.43% higher than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • PLOW's price/earnings ratio has moved down 2.7 over the prior 138 months.
  • PLOW's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.3 over the prior 138 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for PLOW.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
PLOW 2021-08-27 1.7 4.4 21.7 16.9
PLOW 2021-08-26 1.6 4.2 20.7 16.2
PLOW 2021-08-25 1.6 4.1 20.4 16.1
PLOW 2021-08-24 1.6 4.1 20.5 16.1
PLOW 2021-08-23 1.6 4.1 20.4 16.1
PLOW 2021-08-20 1.5 4.0 20.0 15.8

PLOW Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year price growth rate is now at 50.4%.
  • Its 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -6.03%.
  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -43.92%.
PLOW's revenue has moved up $56,268,000 over the prior 15 months.

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

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-09-30 546.668 60.967 40.037
2021-06-30 552.793 72.531 42.237
2021-03-31 515.306 86.595 -75.725
2020-12-31 480.154 53.366 -86.553
2020-09-30 482.292 71.383 -93.155
2020-06-30 490.4 71.592 -89.956

PLOW'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.
  • PLOW has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 81.92% of graded US stocks.
  • PLOW's asset turnover comes in at 0.949 -- ranking 25th of 104 Machinery stocks.
  • BWXT, OIS, and IVAC are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with PLOW.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.949 0.281 0.130
2021-06-30 0.955 0.289 0.140
2021-03-31 0.884 0.277 -0.134
2020-12-31 0.778 0.267 -0.156
2020-09-30 0.744 0.263 -0.176
2020-06-30 0.713 0.265 -0.171

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PLOW Price/Volume Stats

Current price $36.84 52-week high $51.44
Prev. close $35.72 52-week low $34.74
Day low $35.20 Volume 120,700
Day high $36.89 Avg. volume 79,828
50-day MA $40.02 Dividend yield 3.19%
200-day MA $40.54 Market Cap 846.62M

Douglas Dynamics, Inc. (PLOW) Company Bio

Douglas Dynamics manufactures snow and ice control equipment for light and heavy duty trucks in the United States and Canada. The company was founded in 2004 and is based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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Below are the latest news stories about Douglas Dynamics Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate PLOW as an investment opportunity.

Douglas Dynamics: Strong Cash Generation Despite Current Headwinds

Investment thesis Despite experiencing a decade of huge sales growth, the performance of Douglas Dynamics (PLOW) has weakened since 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic crisis. Both gross profit and EBITDA margins, as well as net sales, have suffered as a consequence of inflationary pressures, labor shortages, freight and transportation...

Carles Diaz Caron on Seeking Alpha | December 29, 2021

Whittier Trust Co. of Nevada Inc. Makes New Investment in Douglas Dynamics, Inc. (NYSE:PLOW)

Whittier Trust Co. of Nevada Inc. acquired a new position in Douglas Dynamics, Inc. (NYSE:PLOW) in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm acquired 785 shares of the auto parts company’s stock, valued at approximately $28,000. A number of other […]

Transcript Daily | December 24, 2021

Douglas Dynamics, Inc. to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.29 (NYSE:PLOW)

Douglas Dynamics, Inc. (NYSE:PLOW) declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, December 10th, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 21st will be given a dividend of 0.285 per share by the auto parts company on Friday, December 31st. This represents a $1.14 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.02%. []

Transcript Daily | December 18, 2021

Douglas Dynamics, Inc. (NYSE:PLOW) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.46 Per Share

Analysts forecast that Douglas Dynamics, Inc. (NYSE:PLOW) will announce $0.46 earnings per share (EPS) for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Zero analysts have made estimates for Douglas Dynamics earnings. Douglas Dynamics reported earnings of $0.78 per share during the same quarter last year, which suggests a negative year-over-year growth rate of 41%. The []

Transcript Daily | December 15, 2021

Why It Might Not Make Sense To Buy Douglas Dynamics, Inc. (NYSE:PLOW) For Its Upcoming Dividend

Douglas Dynamics, Inc. ( NYSE:PLOW ) is about to trade ex-dividend in the next four days. The ex-dividend date is one...

Yahoo | December 15, 2021

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PLOW Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo -7.22%
6-mo -4.42%
1-year -13.24%
3-year 12.15%
5-year 19.67%
YTD -5.68%
2021 -6.11%
2020 -19.64%
2019 57.21%
2018 -2.68%
2017 15.63%

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