Powell Industries, Inc. (POWL): Price and Financial Metrics

Powell Industries, Inc. (POWL): $31.63

-0.53 (-1.65%)

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  • POWL scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 96.67% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for POWL is in Quality, which has been heading down over the past 31 weeks.
  • POWL's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 4.29% of US stocks).

POWL Stock Summary

  • POWL's went public 31.27 years ago, making it older than 84.21% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • POWL's current price/earnings ratio is 62.95, which is higher than 85.4% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Powell Industries Inc is higher than it is for about just 10.4% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to POWL, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are CPHC, KBAL, BCEI, EHTH, and OXBR.
  • Visit POWL's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.powellind.com.

POWL Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, POWL's price/sales ratio is 50% lower, now standing at 0.9.
  • Over the past 243 months, POWL's price/earnings ratio has gone up $39.8.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for POWL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
POWL 2020-04-17 0.5 0.9 17.6 8.4
POWL 2013-01-10 0.7 1.6 17.1 8.7
POWL 2010-10-11 0.6 1.3 8.9 4.2
POWL 2010-06-16 0.6 1.3 7.9 3.7
POWL 2008-05-12 0.9 3.0 36.7 22.0
POWL 2007-11-07 1.3 2.8 47.8 30.8

POWL Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of POWL, see our POWL 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 $33.00 Average Broker Recommendation 2 (Hold)

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POWL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $31.63 52-week high $37.28
Prev. close $32.16 52-week low $23.32
Day low $31.32 Volume 44,600
Day high $32.39 Avg. volume 53,687
50-day MA $34.92 Dividend yield 3.29%
200-day MA $30.38 Market Cap 369.82M

Powell Industries, Inc. (POWL) Company Bio

Powell Industries engineers packaged solutions and systems for the management, control and distribution of electrical energy. Powell markets include large industrial customers such as utilities, oil and gas producers, refineries, petrochemical plants, pulp and paper producers, mining operations and commuter railways. The company was founded in 1947 and is based in Houston, Texas.

POWL Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$31.63$244.93 599%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Powell Industries Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Powell Industries Inc ranked in the 86th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Powell Industries Inc, consider:

  • As a business, POWL is generating more cash flow than only 24.61% of positive cash flow stocks in the Industrials.
  • The business' balance sheet reveals debt to be 1% of the company's capital (with equity being the remaining amount). Approximately just 8.3% of US stocks with free cash flow have a lower reliance on debt in their capital structure.
  • POWL'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 55.55% of tickers in our DCF set.

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

For other companies in the Industrials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as POWL, try STCN, KTOS, AQUA, GNK, and XPO.

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Latest POWL News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Powell Industries Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate POWL as an investment opportunity.

Sidoti Summer Virtual Small-Cap Conference

Presentation Times and Weblinks Released for Approximately 70 Presenting CompaniesWednesday and Thursday, June 23-24, 2021NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / June 22, 2021 / Sidoti & Company, LLC has released the presentation schedule and weblinks for its two-day Summer Virtual Small-Cap Conference taking place Wednesday and Thursday, June 23 - 24, 2021. The links can also be found at www.

Yahoo | June 22, 2021

Powell Industries (NASDAQ:POWL) Shareholders Booked A 28% Gain In The Last Year

On average, over time, stock markets tend to rise higher. This makes investing attractive. But if you choose that path...

Yahoo | June 18, 2021

E-House Market Predicted to Witness Sustainable Evolution in Future

Key players operating in the global E-House market are Siemens, ABB, TGOOD Global Ltd., General Electric Company, Schneider Electric, Electroinnova, Powell Industries, WEG Industries, Eaton Corporation, and Aktif Group of Companies. The key factors driving the global E-House market demand are

OpenPR | May 28, 2021

Circuit Breaker Market Comprehensive Survey 2030 | Larsen & Toubro, Powell Industries

Circuit Breaker Market: Overview The circuit breaker market is extrapolated to observe tremendous growth opportunities across the forecast period of 2020-2030. The increasing funding for building a reliable electrical infrastructure across a large number of countries around the world will bring

OpenPR | May 27, 2021

Powell Industries Inc (POWL) Q2 2021 Earnings Call Transcript

Thank you for joining us for Powell Industries conference call to review fiscal year 2021 second quarter results. With me on the call are Brett Cope, Powell's Chairman and CEO; and Mike Metcalf, Powell's CFO.

Yahoo | May 7, 2021

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POWL Price Returns

1-mo -6.72%
3-mo -3.47%
6-mo N/A
1-year 26.77%
3-year -0.13%
5-year 1.09%
YTD 9.00%
2020 -37.60%
2019 101.58%
2018 -9.92%
2017 -24.00%
2016 54.53%

POWL Dividends

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Continue Researching POWL

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Powell Industries Inc (POWL) Stock Price and Basic Information | MarketWatch

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