Astec Industries Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.58 (-0.97 %)
(As of 07/27/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume85,953 shs
Average Volume132,379 shs
Market Capitalization$1.35 billion
P/E Ratio38.82
Dividend Yield0.73%
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About Astec Industries

Astec Industries, Inc. designs, engineers, manufactures, and markets equipment and components used primarily in road building and related construction activities in the United States and internationally. The company's Infrastructure Solutions segment designs, engineers, manufactures, and markets asphalt plants and related components, heaters, concrete dust control systems, asphalt pavers, vaporizers, concrete material handling systems, screeds, heat recovery units, paste back-fill plants, asphalt storage tanks, hot oil heaters, bagging plants, fuel storage tanks, industrial and asphalt burners and systems, custom batch plants, material transfer vehicles, soil stabilizing-reclaiming machinery, blower trucks and trailers, milling machines, soil remediation plants, wood chippers and grinders, pump trailers, concrete batch plants, control systems, liquid terminals, storage equipment and related parts, construction and retrofits, polymer plants, and concrete mixers, as well as offers engineering and environmental permitting services. This segment offers its products to asphalt producers, highway and heavy equipment contractors, ready mix concrete producers, contractors in the construction and demolition recycling markets, and governmental agencies. Its Materials Solutions segment designs and manufactures crushing equipment, track-mounted systems, bulk material handling solutions, vibrating equipment, screening equipment, electrical control centers, modular relocatable stationary plants, conveying equipment, plant automation products, mobile portable plants, and mineral processing equipment, as well as provides consulting and engineering services. Astec Industries, Inc. was founded in 1972 and is based in Chattanooga, Tennessee.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sales & Book Value






Overall MarketRank

2.48 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

14th out of 428 stocks

Construction Machinery Industry

2nd out of 11 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 3.3Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Astec Industries (NASDAQ:ASTE) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Astec Industries a buy right now?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Astec Industries in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Astec Industries stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Astec Industries?

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Are investors shorting Astec Industries?

Astec Industries saw a decline in short interest in the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 354,000 shares, a decline of 14.7% from the June 30th total of 415,200 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 138,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.6 days. Currently, 1.6% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is Astec Industries' next earnings date?

Astec Industries is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 4th 2021.
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How can I listen to Astec Industries' earnings call?

Astec Industries will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, August 4th at 8:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 919-882-2331 with passcode "42126".

How were Astec Industries' earnings last quarter?

Astec Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTE) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May, 4th. The industrial products company reported $0.41 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.83 by $0.42. The industrial products company had revenue of $284.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $311.45 million. Astec Industries had a net margin of 3.44% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 6.62%. The business's revenue was down 1.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.97 earnings per share.
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How has Astec Industries' stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Astec Industries' stock was trading at $31.33 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, ASTE shares have increased by 89.6% and is now trading at $59.40.
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How often does Astec Industries pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Astec Industries?

Astec Industries declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, May 3rd. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, May 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.11 per share on Thursday, May 27th. This represents a $0.44 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.74%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, May 10th.
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Is Astec Industries a good dividend stock?

Astec Industries pays an annual dividend of $0.44 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.73%. Astec Industries does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Astec Industries is 18.49%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Astec Industries will have a dividend payout ratio of 14.06% next year. This indicates that Astec Industries will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for ASTE?

4 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Astec Industries' shares. Their forecasts range from $64.00 to $92.00. On average, they expect Astec Industries' stock price to reach $79.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 33.0% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Astec Industries' key executives?

Astec Industries' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Barry A. Ruffalo, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 51, Pay $1.37M)
  • Ms. Rebecca A. Weyenberg, Chief Financial Officer (Age 57, Pay $828.37k)
  • Mr. Stephen C. Anderson, Sr. VP of Admin. & Investor Relations (Age 57, Pay $410.38k)
  • Mr. Jaco van der Merwe, Group Pres of Infrastructure (Age 48, Pay $632.64k)
  • Mr. Timothy A. Averkamp, Group Pres (Age 49, Pay $488.64k)
  • Ms. Jamie E. Palm, VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Corp. Controller (Age 43)
  • Mr. Matthew T. Litchfield Sr., Chief Information Officer (Age 46)
  • Mr. Anshu Pasricha, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 41)
  • Mr. Mark Roth, Sr. VP of Corp. Devel. & Strategy (Age 46)
  • Mr. Reuben Srinivasan, Sr. VP of HR (Age 57)

What is J. Don Brock's approval rating as Astec Industries' CEO?

7 employees have rated Astec Industries CEO J. Don Brock on J. Don Brock has an approval rating of 100% among Astec Industries' employees. This puts J. Don Brock in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

Who are some of Astec Industries' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Astec Industries own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Astec Industries investors own include AbbVie (ABBV), NVIDIA (NVDA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Pfizer (PFE), Take-Two Interactive Software (TTWO), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Alibaba Group (BABA), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Netflix (NFLX) and Skyworks Solutions (SWKS).

What is Astec Industries' stock symbol?

Astec Industries trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ASTE."

Who are Astec Industries' major shareholders?

Astec Industries' stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.07%) and Sound Income Strategies LLC (0.00%). Company insiders that own Astec Industries stock include Jaco Van Der Merwe, Rebecca A Weyenberg, Stephen C Anderson and William Glenwood Dorey.
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Which institutional investors are buying Astec Industries stock?

ASTE stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sound Income Strategies LLC, and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have bought Astec Industries stock in the last two years include Jaco Van Der Merwe, Rebecca A Weyenberg, and Stephen C Anderson.
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How do I buy shares of Astec Industries?

Shares of ASTE can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Astec Industries' stock price today?

One share of ASTE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $59.40.

How much money does Astec Industries make?

Astec Industries has a market capitalization of $1.35 billion and generates $1.02 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $46.90 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.38 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Astec Industries have?

Astec Industries employs 3,537 workers across the globe.

What is Astec Industries' official website?

The official website for Astec Industries is

Where are Astec Industries' headquarters?

Astec Industries is headquartered at 1725 SHEPHERD ROAD, CHATTANOOGA TN, 37421.

How can I contact Astec Industries?

Astec Industries' mailing address is 1725 SHEPHERD ROAD, CHATTANOOGA TN, 37421. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at 423-899-5898 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 7/28/2021 by Staff
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