NASDAQ:ASTE - Astec Industries Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $29.76 +0.06 (+0.20 %) (As of 05/24/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$29.70Today's Range$29.46 - $30.0052-Week Range$27.86 - $63.69Volume85,258 shsAverage Volume211,279 shsMarket Capitalization$670.52 millionP/E Ratio10.19Dividend Yield1.48%Beta1.44 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Astec Industries, Inc. designs, engineers, manufactures, and markets equipment and components for the road building, aggregate processing, geothermal, water, oil and gas, and wood processing industries in the United States and internationally. The company's Infrastructure Group segment provides hot-mix asphalt plants, wood pellet plants, asphalt pavers, material transfer vehicles, soil stabilizing reclaiming machinery, milling machines, paver screeds, and related ancillary equipment. This segment serves asphalt producers, highway and heavy equipment contractors, and governmental agencies. Its Aggregate and Mining Group segment offers jaw and cone crushers, horizontal and vertical shaft impactors, material handling products, roll rock crushers, stationary rockbreaker systems, vibrating equipment, conveyors, inclined products, vertical and horizontal screens, and sand classifying and washing equipment. This segment serves distributors, open mine operators, quarry operators, port and inland terminal operators, highway and heavy equipment contractors, and governmental agencies. The company's Energy Group segment offers thermal fluid heaters, process heaters, waste heat recovery equipment, liquid storage systems, and polymer and rubber blending systems; thermal fluid heaters, portable and stationary storage tanks, and rubberized asphalt and polymer blending systems; drilling rigs and related equipment; whole-tree pulpwood chippers, biomass chippers, horizontal grinders and blower trucks; commercial and industrial burners and combustion control systems; and stationary and portable, central mix and ready mix concrete batch plants, concrete mixers and concrete paving equipment. This segment serves oil and gas field operators, industrial product manufacturers, independent contractors, ready mix concrete producers, heating equipment distributors, and government agencies. The company was founded in 1972 and is based in Chattanooga, Tennessee. 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Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Construction machinery Sub-IndustryConstruction & Farm Machinery & Heavy Trucks SectorIndustrial Products Current SymbolNASDAQ:ASTE Previous Symbol CUSIP04622410 CIK792987 Webhttp://www.astecindustries.com/ Phone423-899-5898Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.09 Current Ratio3.02 Quick Ratio1.10Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio10.19 Forward P/E Ratio12.72 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.17 billion Price / Sales0.57 Cash Flow$3.9417 per share Price / Cash Flow7.55 Book Value$26.60 per share Price / Book1.12Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.92 Net Income$-60,450,000.00 Net Margins-5.67% Return on Equity9.53% Return on Assets6.67%Miscellaneous Employees4,401 Outstanding Shares22,531,000Market Cap$670.52 million Next Earnings Date7/23/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable Astec Industries (NASDAQ:ASTE) Frequently Asked Questions What is Astec Industries' stock symbol? Astec Industries trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ASTE." How often does Astec Industries pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Astec Industries? Astec Industries declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 30th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, May 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.11 per share on Thursday, May 30th. This represents a $0.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.48%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, May 13th. View Astec Industries' Dividend History. How will Astec Industries' stock buyback program work? Astec Industries declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback plan on Monday, July 30th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $150,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 13.8% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are usually an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued. How were Astec Industries' earnings last quarter? Astec Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTE) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April, 23rd. The industrial products company reported $0.63 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.82 by $0.19. The industrial products company earned $325.78 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $338.68 million. Astec Industries had a positive return on equity of 9.53% and a negative net margin of 5.67%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up .1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.87 EPS. View Astec Industries' Earnings History. When is Astec Industries' next earnings date? Astec Industries is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July 23rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Astec Industries. What price target have analysts set for ASTE? 3 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for Astec Industries' stock. Their predictions range from $41.00 to $63.00. On average, they expect Astec Industries' stock price to reach $52.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 74.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Astec Industries. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Astec Industries? 3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Astec Industries in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Astec Industries. Has Astec Industries been receiving favorable news coverage? Media coverage about ASTE stock has trended positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Astec Industries earned a news impact score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the industrial products company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. Who are some of Astec Industries' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Astec Industries include Douglas Dynamics (PLOW), Columbus McKinnon (CMCO), Manitowoc (MTW), Gencor Industries, Inc. (DE) (GENC), ASV (ASV) and Lonking (LONKF). 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 NVIDIA (NVDA), TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE (TTWO), Citigroup (C), Mondi (MNDI), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Netflix (NFLX), AbbVie (ABBV), Alibaba Group (BABA), Nucor (NUE) and Schlumberger (SLB). Who are Astec Industries' key executives? Astec Industries' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Richard J. Dorris, Interim CEO, COO & Pres (Age 58)Mr. David C. Silvious, CFO, VP & Treasurer (Age 51)Mr. Jeffrey M. Schwarz, Group Pres of Aggregate & Mining (Age 52)Mr. Jaco van der Merwe, Group Pres of Infrastructure (Age 46)Mr. Stephen C. Anderson, VP of Admin., Director of IR, Compliance Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 55) Who are Astec Industries' major shareholders? Astec Industries' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.75%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.47%), State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D (6.22%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (5.45%), Gabelli Funds LLC (3.05%) and Royce & Associates LP (2.27%). Company insiders that own Astec Industries stock include Benjamin G Brock and Jaco Van Der Merwe. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Astec Industries. Which institutional investors are selling Astec Industries stock? ASTE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, Dean Investment Associates LLC, Royce & Associates LP, JPMorgan Chase & Co., First Trust Advisors LP, Prescott Group Capital Management L.L.C., State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D and California Public Employees Retirement System. View Insider Buying and Selling for Astec Industries. Which institutional investors are buying Astec Industries stock? ASTE stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, John G Ullman & Associates Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., IndexIQ Advisors LLC, Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC, Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC and Wellington Management Group LLP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Astec Industries. 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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Astec Industries' stock price today? One share of ASTE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $29.76. How big of a company is Astec Industries? Astec Industries has a market capitalization of $670.52 million and generates $1.17 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $-60,450,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $2.92 on an earnings per share basis. Astec Industries employs 4,401 workers across the globe. What is Astec Industries' official website? The official website for Astec Industries is http://www.astecindustries.com/. 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] MarketBeat Community Rating for Astec Industries (NASDAQ ASTE)Community Ranking: 2.5 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 329 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 330 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 659MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Astec Industries and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ASTE will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ASTE will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 5/25/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Do Tariffs Work? Receive Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.