Alert: New Earnings Report (8/4/20)-Powell Industries Inc (NASDAQ: POWL).


Powell Industries Inc (NASDAQ: POWL) has reported E.P.S. of $0.30 for its third fiscal quarter (ending June 30) versus $0.44 for the same period a year ago — a decline of -32%. This performance was $-0.03 short of the consensus estimate of $0.32. E.P.S. were $1.74 for the latest four quarters through June 30 versus $0.42 for the same period a year ago — an increase of 314%.


Recent Price Action

Powell Industries Inc (NASDAQ: POWL) stock increased 1.8% on 8/4/20. The shares closed at $27.88. However, trading volume in this advance was below average at 73% of normal. The stock has risen 2.2% during the last week but has been extremely weak relative to the market over the last nine months.

Current PriceTarget Research Rating

POWL’s future returns on capital are forecasted to be in line with the cost of capital. Accordingly, the company is expected to be Value Creation neutral.

Powell Industries has a current Value Trend Rating of C (Low Neutral). With this rating, PTR’s two proprietary measures of a stock’s current attractiveness are providing consistent signals. Powell Industries has a neutral Appreciation Score of 50 and a slightly negative Power Rating of 36, triggering the Low Neutral Value Trend Rating.

Rating Review

In light of this discouraging new earnings information we are reviewing our current Overall Rating of C. This review will be completed in the next several days.

About John Lafferty 83343 Articles
During his career, John has developed valuation and stock rating methodologies, managed institutional portfolios and mutual funds, and provided equity research to institutional investors on thousands of companies. He has been Director of Research at PTR since its inception in 2004.

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