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

Douglas Dynamics, Inc. (PLOW): $38.47

-0.91 (-2.31%)

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  • Growth is the dimension where PLOW ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 89.09% of US stocks.
  • PLOW's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving up over the last 31 weeks.
  • PLOW's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 38.97% of US stocks).

PLOW Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for PLOW is 2.62 -- better than 81.76% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Douglas Dynamics Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 16.57% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Over the past twelve months, PLOW has reported earnings growth of -198.44%, putting it ahead of only 10.37% of US stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to PLOW, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are CNDT, PVAC, TALO, CRS, and PRMW.
  • Visit PLOW's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

PLOW Valuation Summary

  • PLOW's EV/EBIT ratio is -16.7; this is 189.3% lower than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • PLOW's price/earnings ratio has moved down 36.3 over the prior 136 months.
  • PLOW's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.3 over the prior 136 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for PLOW.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
PLOW 2020-06-18 1.5 2.8 20.7 15.9
PLOW 2018-11-05 1.9 3.6 15.5 16.0
PLOW 2014-01-16 2.5 2.5 185.2 43.0
PLOW 2013-06-03 2.1 2.1 45.5 21.3
PLOW 2010-08-12 1.4 2.3 24.0 13.8
PLOW 2010-07-26 1.5 2.5 25.9 14.5

PLOW Growth Metrics

  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 109.79%.
  • Its 3 year price growth rate is now at 71.1%.
  • Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at -5.74%.
PLOW's revenue has moved up $5,095,000 over the prior 30 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
2021-03-31 515.306 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
2020-03-31 546.713 73.793 39.377
2019-12-31 571.71 77.296 49.166

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PLOW Price/Volume Stats

Current price $38.47 52-week high $51.44
Prev. close $39.38 52-week low $33.21
Day low $37.81 Volume 114,300
Day high $40.20 Avg. volume 84,310
50-day MA $41.08 Dividend yield 2.86%
200-day MA $42.77 Market Cap 883.08M

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.

PLOW Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$38.47$21.05 -50%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for PLOW, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Douglas Dynamics Inc ranked in the 36th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 49.5%. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Douglas Dynamics Inc ended up being:

  • Douglas Dynamics Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 12%; for context, that number is higher than 82.29% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • Douglas Dynamics Inc's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -3.67. This coverage rate is greater than that of only 11.95% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.
  • The company's cost of debt, derived from its interest coverage, tax rate, and market capitalization, is greater than 70.52% of stocks in its sector (Consumer Cyclical).

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

GPK, WMG, LCII, THRM, and AAP can be thought of as valuation peers to PLOW, in the sense that they are in the Consumer Cyclical sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest PLOW News From Around the Web

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 Reports Second Quarter 2021 Results

Attachments Segment Recorded Strong Pre-Season Order Book; Completed Favorable Refinance of Credit Facility in JuneSecond Quarter Highlights: Produced Net Sales of $157.5 millionRecorded GAAP Earnings per Share of $0.60Reported Adjusted EPS of $0.91Increased EPS guidance range for lower interest and income tax ratesPaid $0.285 per share cash dividend on June 30, 2021 MILWAUKEE, Aug. 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Douglas Dynamics, Inc. (NYSE: PLOW), North America’s premier manufacturer and upfitte

Yahoo | August 2, 2021

Douglas Dynamics (PLOW) Earnings Expected to Grow: Should You Buy?

Douglas Dynamics (PLOW) 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 26, 2021

Douglas Dynamics Announces Second Quarter 2021 Earnings Release and Conference Call

MILWAUKEE, July 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Douglas Dynamics, Inc. (NYSE: PLOW), North America''s premier manufacturer and upfitter of work truck attachments and equipment, today announced that it will release financial results for the second quarter 2021, after market close on Monday, August 2 nd , 2021.

Intrado Digital Media | July 21, 2021

Is There Now An Opportunity In Douglas Dynamics, Inc. (NYSE:PLOW)?

Douglas Dynamics, Inc. ( NYSE:PLOW ), is not the largest company out there, but it received a lot of attention from a...

Yahoo | July 6, 2021

Douglas Dynamics Finalizes New Term Loan A and Revolving Credit Facilities

MILWAUKEE, June 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Douglas Dynamics, Inc. (NYSE: PLOW), North Americas premier manufacturer and upfitter of work truck attachments and equipment, today announced that it has refinanced its existing $375 million in senior secured credit facilities with a new $225 million Term Loan A facility and $100 million senior secured revolving credit facility due June 2026.

Intrado Digital Media | June 14, 2021

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PLOW Price Returns

1-mo -4.66%
3-mo -12.88%
6-mo -16.83%
1-year 7.50%
3-year -11.05%
5-year 42.31%
YTD -8.92%
2020 -19.64%
2019 57.21%
2018 -2.68%
2017 15.63%
2016 65.53%

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