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S&P 500   4,967.23
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Biden signs bill extending a key US surveillance program after divisions nearly forced it to lapse
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
MarketBeat Week in Review – 4/15 - 4/19
The drug war devastated Black and other minority communities. Is marijuana legalization helping?
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A man escaped Sudan's bloody civil war. His mysterious death in Missisippi has sparked suspicion
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 4/19/2024
Biden signs bill extending a key US surveillance program after divisions nearly forced it to lapse
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
MarketBeat Week in Review – 4/15 - 4/19
The drug war devastated Black and other minority communities. Is marijuana legalization helping?
Crews turn sights to removing debris from ship's deck in Baltimore bridge collapse cleanup
A man escaped Sudan's bloody civil war. His mysterious death in Missisippi has sparked suspicion
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 4/19/2024
Biden signs bill extending a key US surveillance program after divisions nearly forced it to lapse
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
MarketBeat Week in Review – 4/15 - 4/19
The drug war devastated Black and other minority communities. Is marijuana legalization helping?
Crews turn sights to removing debris from ship's deck in Baltimore bridge collapse cleanup
A man escaped Sudan's bloody civil war. His mysterious death in Missisippi has sparked suspicion
NYSE:AZZ

AZZ (AZZ) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$74.80
-0.68 (-0.90%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$74.32
$76.67
50-Day Range
$68.28
$82.06
52-Week Range
$34.59
$82.10
Volume
252,302 shs
Average Volume
140,778 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.88 billion
P/E Ratio
27.00
Dividend Yield
0.91%
Price Target
$69.50

AZZ MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.50 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
7.1% Downside
$69.50 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.47% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-3.53
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.26mentions of AZZ in the last 14 days
Based on 2 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
9.28%
From $4.31 to $4.71 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

2.63 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

103rd out of 159 stocks

Coating, Engraving, & Allied Services Industry

3rd out of 3 stocks

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About AZZ Stock (NYSE:AZZ)

AZZ Inc. provides hot-dip galvanizing and coil coating solutions in the United States, Canada, Brazil, China, the Netherlands, Poland, Singapore, and India. The company operates through AZZ Metal Coatings and AZZ Precoat Metals segments. The AZZ Metal Coatings segment offers metal finishing solutions for corrosion protection, including hot-dip galvanizing, spin galvanizing, powder coating, anodizing, and plating to steel fabrication and other industries. It serves fabricators or manufacturers that provide services to the electrical and telecommunications, bridge and highway, petrochemical, and general industrial markets, as well as original equipment manufacturers. The AZZ Precoat Metals segment provides aesthetic and corrosion protective coatings and related value-added services for steel and aluminum coil primarily serving the construction; appliance; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning; container; transportation; and other end markets. The company was incorporated in 1956 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.

AZZ Stock Price History

AZZ Stock News Headlines

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
1/10/2024
Ex-Dividend for 2/7 Dividend
1/29/2024
Dividend Payable
2/07/2024
Ex-Dividend for 5/2 Dividend
4/16/2024
Today
4/20/2024
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
4/22/2024
Dividend Payable
5/02/2024
Fiscal Year End
2/28/2025

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Coating, engraving, & allied services
Sub-Industry
Heavy Electrical Equipment
CUSIP
00247410
CIK
8947
Employees
3,837
Year Founded
1956

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$69.50
High Stock Price Target
$75.00
Low Stock Price Target
$64.00
Potential Upside/Downside
-7.2%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.50
Research Coverage
2 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$-52,970,000.00
Pretax Margin
7.93%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.32 billion
Cash Flow
$7.20 per share
Book Value
$34.27 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
24,570,000
Market Cap
$1.88 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.28

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Thomas E. Ferguson (Age 68)
    President, CEO & Director
    Comp: $2.08M
  • Mr. Philip A. Schlom (Age 60)
    Senior VP & CFO
    Comp: $744.38k
  • Mr. Matthew Varley Emery (Age 56)
    Chief Information & Human Resource Officer
    Comp: $607.45k
  • Ms. Tara D. MackeyMs. Tara D. Mackey (Age 54)
    Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary
    Comp: $690.91k
  • Mr. Bryan Lee Stovall (Age 60)
    Chief Operating Officer of Metal Coatings Segment
    Comp: $982.59k
  • Ms. Tiffany Moseley (Age 52)
    Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. David Nark (Age 56)
    Senior Vice President of Strategic Marketing, Communications & Investor Relations
  • Mr. Chris M. Bacius (Age 63)
    Vice President of Corporate Development
    Comp: $316.47k
  • Mr. Kurt Russell (Age 53)
    Chief Operating Officer of Precoat Metals

AZZ Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell AZZ stock right now?

2 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AZZ in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" AZZ shares.
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What is AZZ's stock price target for 2024?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for AZZ's shares. Their AZZ share price targets range from $64.00 to $75.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $69.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.1%.
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How have AZZ shares performed in 2024?

AZZ's stock was trading at $58.09 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, AZZ stock has increased by 28.8% and is now trading at $74.80.
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Are investors shorting AZZ?

AZZ saw a decline in short interest in March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totaling 370,100 shares, a decline of 6.0% from the February 29th total of 393,600 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 159,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.3 days. Currently, 1.5% of the company's shares are short sold.
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When is AZZ's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, April 22nd 2024.
View our AZZ earnings forecast
.

How can I listen to AZZ's earnings call?

AZZ will be holding an earnings conference call on Monday, April 22nd at 11:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 412-317-0088 with passcode "3060021".

How were AZZ's earnings last quarter?

AZZ Inc. (NYSE:AZZ) released its earnings results on Wednesday, January, 10th. The industrial products company reported $1.19 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.00 by $0.19. The industrial products company had revenue of $381.60 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $374.74 million. AZZ had a net margin of 5.63% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 13.15%. The firm's revenue was up 2.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.88 earnings per share.

How often does AZZ pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for AZZ?

AZZ declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 4th. Investors of record on Wednesday, April 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.17 per share on Thursday, May 2nd. This represents a $0.68 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.91%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, April 16th.
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.

Is AZZ a good dividend stock?

AZZ (NYSE:AZZ) pays an annual dividend of $0.68 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.90%. The dividend payout ratio is 24.55%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, AZZ will have a dividend payout ratio of 14.44% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for AZZ.

What guidance has AZZ issued on next quarter's earnings?

AZZ issued an update on its FY 2025 earnings guidance on Monday, April, 8th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 4.500-5.000 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of 4.690. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.5 billion-$1.6 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.6 billion.

What is Tom Ferguson's approval rating as AZZ's CEO?

30 employees have rated AZZ Chief Executive Officer Tom Ferguson on Glassdoor.com. Tom Ferguson has an approval rating of 41% among the company's employees. This puts Tom Ferguson in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of AZZ own?
Who are AZZ's major shareholders?

AZZ's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Moody National Bank Trust Division (0.07%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.06%), Maryland State Retirement & Pension System (0.04%), Mesirow Financial Investment Management Inc. (0.02%), Claro Advisors LLC (0.01%) and Hennion & Walsh Asset Management Inc. (0.01%). Insiders that own company stock include Gary L Hill, Ken Lavelle, Kurt L Russell, Tara D Mackey and Thomas E Ferguson.
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How do I buy shares of AZZ?

Shares of AZZ stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does AZZ have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of AZZ: AAA Galvanizing – Chelsea LLC, AAA Galvanizing – Dixon Inc., AAA Galvanizing – Hamilton LLC, AAA Galvanizing – Joliet Inc., AAA Galvanizing – Peoria Inc., AAA Galvanizing – Winsted Inc., AZZ Acquisition Sub LLC, AZZ Bus System Services LLC, AZZ Canada Limited, AZZ Electrical Holding B.V., AZZ Enclosure Systems LLC, AZZ Enclosure Systems – Chattanooga LLC, AZZ Galvanizing - Bristol LLC, AZZ Galvanizing Calgary Ltd., AZZ Galvanizing Canada Limited, AZZ Galvanizing Co. Ltd., AZZ Galvanizing Edmonton Ltd., AZZ Galvanizing Saskatchewan Ltd., AZZ Galvanizing Saskatoon Ltd., AZZ Galvanizing and Plating – Milwaukee LLC, AZZ Galvanizing – Big Spring LLC, AZZ Galvanizing – Chattanooga LLC, AZZ Galvanizing – Kennedale LLC, AZZ Galvanizing – Louisiana LLC, AZZ Galvanizing – Morgan City LLC, AZZ Galvanizing – Nashville, AZZ Galvanizing – Nebraska LLC, AZZ Galvanizing – Reno LLC, AZZ Galvanizing – Rockford LLC, AZZ Galvanizing – San Antonio LLC, AZZ Galvanizing – South Carolina LLC, AZZ Group LLC, AZZ Holding B.V., AZZ Holdings LLC, AZZ International Holdings LLC, AZZ Specialty Repair and Overhaul LLC, AZZ Specialty Welding Services India Private Limited, AZZ Specialty Welding Services Singapore Ltd., AZZ Surface Technologies LLC, AZZ Surface Technologies – Crowley LLC, AZZ Surface Technologies – Gainesville LLC, AZZ Surface Technologies – Garland North LLC, AZZ Surface Technologies – Garland South LLC, AZZ Surface Technologies – Rowlett LLC, AZZ Surface Technologies – Tampa LLC, AZZ Surface Technologies – Terrell LLC, AZZ Trading LLC, AZZ Trading Shanghai Co. Ltd, AZZ WSI B.V., AZZ WSI Canada ULC, AZZ WSI Holding B.V., AZZ WSI LLC, AZZ WSI Poland SP. z.o.o., AZZ WSI do Brasil Ltda., Acme Galvanizing, Aquilex Specialty Repair and Overhaul, Arbor-Crowley LLC, Arizona Galvanizing Inc., ArkGalv LLC, Atkinson Industries Inc., Automatic Processing Incorporated, Aztec Industries Inc., Aztec Manufacturing LLC, Aztec Manufacturing – Waskom LLC, Benning Power Electronics Inc., CGIT Jiangsu High Voltage Power Co. Ltd, CGIT Systems, CGIT Systems Inc., Carter & Crawley, Carter and Crawley LLC, Central Electric Co., Central Electric Company, Central Electric Manufacturing Company, DAAM Galvanizing Co. Ltd, Daam Galvanizing Ltd, Electrical Power Systems LLC, Gulf Coast Galvanizing LLC, International Galvanizers LLC, K2 Partners Inc, NAGALV-Ohio Inc., NAGALV-WV Inc., North American Galvanizing & Coatings, North American Galvanizing & Coatings Inc., North American Galvanizing Company LLC, Nuclear Logisitics, Powergrid Solutions LLC, Precoat Metals, Rig-A-Lite LLC, Rogers Galvanizing Company – Kansas City, Steel Creek Galvanizing, The Calvert Company Inc., U.S. Galvanizing, V&S Pilot Galvanizing, Westside Galvanizing Services, Witt Galvanizing, Witt Galvanizing – Cincinnati LLC, Witt Galvanizing – Muncie LLC, Witt Galvanizing – Plymouth LLC, and Zalk Steel & Supply Co..
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This page (NYSE:AZZ) was last updated on 4/20/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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