AZZ Company Profile (NYSE:AZZ)


AZZ logoAZZ Inc. is a provider of galvanizing services, welding solutions, specialty electrical equipment and engineered services to the power generation, transmission, distribution, refining and industrial markets. The Company operates through two segments: Energy segment and Galvanizing segment. Its Energy segment provides products and services designed to support industrial, nuclear and electrical applications. Its product offerings include custom switchgear, electrical enclosures, medium and high voltage bus ducts, explosion proof and hazardous duty lighting, nuclear safety-related equipment and tubular products. Its Galvanizing segment provides hot dip galvanizing to the steel fabrication industry through facilities located throughout the United States and Canada. It serves fabricators or manufacturers that provide services to the electrical and telecommunications, bridge and highway, petrochemical and general industrial markets and various original equipment manufacturers.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrial Products
  • Industry: Electrical Components & Equipment
  • Sub-Industry: Heavy Electrical Equipment
  • Symbol: NYSE:AZZ
  • CUSIP: 00247410
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $1.23 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 25,961,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $48.44
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $52.60
  • 52 Week Range: $44.80 - $67.70
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 21.85
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.16
  • P/E Growth: 2.44
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $820.18 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.49
  • Book Value: $21.00 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.25
  • Annual Dividend: $0.68
  • Dividend Yield: 1.5%
  • EBITDA: $143.9 million
  • Net Margins: 6.27%
  • Return on Equity: 9.65%
  • Return on Assets: 5.13%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.53%
  • Current Ratio: 2.57%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.43%
  • Average Volume: 115,534 shs.
  • Beta: 1.52

Frequently Asked Questions for AZZ (NYSE:AZZ)

What is AZZ's stock symbol?

AZZ trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AZZ."

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

AZZ announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 3rd. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, October 18th will be paid a dividend of $0.17 per share on Wednesday, November 1st. This represents a $0.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.44%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, October 17th. View AZZ's Dividend History.

How were AZZ's earnings last quarter?

AZZ Inc. (NYSE:AZZ) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, October, 3rd. The company reported $0.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.41 by $0.09. The company had revenue of $190.40 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $193.70 million. AZZ had a return on equity of 9.65% and a net margin of 6.27%. AZZ's revenue was down 2.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.55 EPS. View AZZ's Earnings History.

When will AZZ make its next earnings announcement?

AZZ is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, January, 5th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for AZZ.

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

AZZ updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, October, 3rd. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.80-2.30 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.99. The company issued revenue guidance of $825-885 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $830.53 million.

Where is AZZ's stock going? Where will AZZ's stock price be in 2017?

1 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for AZZ's stock. Their forecasts range from $52.00 to $52.00. On average, they anticipate AZZ's stock price to reach $52.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for AZZ.

Who are some of AZZ's key competitors?

Who are AZZ's key executives?

AZZ's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Kevern R. Joyce, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Thomas E. Ferguson, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Paul Wesley Fehlman, Senior Vice President - Finance, Chief Financial Officer
  • Tim E. Pendley, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Galvanizing
  • Chris M. Bacius, Vice President - Corporate Development
  • Tara D. Mackey, Chief Legal Officer, Secretary
  • Daniel E. Berce, Independent Director
  • Paul Eisman, Independent Director
  • Daniel R. Feehan, Independent Director
  • Venita McCellon-Allen, Independent Director

Who owns AZZ stock?

AZZ's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Mutual of America Capital Management LLC (0.33%) and Harvey Investment Co. LLC (0.03%). Company insiders that own AZZ stock include Chris M Bacius, H Kirk Downey, Matthew Varley Emery, Paul Wesley Fehlman, Robert Joseph Steines, Tara D Mackey, Thomas E Ferguson, Timothy E Pendley, Venita Mccellon-Allen and Wallace P Eisman. View Institutional Ownership Trends for AZZ.

Who sold AZZ stock? Who is selling AZZ stock?

AZZ's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mutual of America Capital Management LLC and Harvey Investment Co. LLC. Company insiders that have sold AZZ stock in the last year include H Kirk Downey and Timothy E Pendley. View Insider Buying and Selling for AZZ.

How do I buy AZZ stock?

Shares of AZZ can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is AZZ's stock price today?

One share of AZZ stock can currently be purchased for approximately $47.20.

MarketBeat Community Rating for AZZ (NYSE AZZ)
Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  66 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  126 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  192
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about AZZ and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for AZZ (NYSE:AZZ) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $52.00 (10.17% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for AZZ (NYSE:AZZ)
Price Target History for AZZ (NYSE:AZZ)
Analysts' Ratings History for AZZ (NYSE:AZZ)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/27/2017Stifel NicolausLower Price TargetHold -> Hold$56.00 -> $52.00MediumView Rating Details
7/6/2016DA DavidsonReiterated RatingHold$55.00N/AView Rating Details
1/11/2016BB&T CorporationDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for AZZ (NYSE:AZZ)
Earnings by Quarter for AZZ (NYSE:AZZ)
Earnings History by Quarter for AZZ (NYSE AZZ)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
1/4/2018$0.59N/AView Earnings Details
10/3/2017Q2 2018$0.41$0.32$193.70 million$190.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/6/20175/31/2017$0.70$0.51$225.08 million$208.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/20/2017Q4 2017$0.61$0.44$215.86 million$193.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/6/2017Q317$0.83$0.70$245.38 million$227.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/5/2016Q217$0.72$0.55$225.43 million$195.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/5/2016Q117$0.84$0.81$247.51 million$242.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/21/2016Q416$0.67$0.72$211.21 million$217.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/8/2016Q316$0.91$0.91$249.87 million$242.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/29/2015Q216$0.68$0.67$217.86 million$214.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/1/2015Q116$0.69$0.77$230.31 million$228.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/22/2015Q415$0.59$0.63$201.52 million$181.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/9/2015Q315$0.74$0.75$228.80 million$224.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/1/2014Q215$0.64$0.63$193.42 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/27/2014Q115$0.54$0.52$191.37 million$216.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/4/2014Q414$0.42$0.40$191.97 million$181.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/8/2014Q3$0.74$0.59$218.63 million$197.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/27/2013Q214$0.66$0.57$202.83 million$189.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/28/2013Q1 2014$0.63$0.56$197.08 million$183.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/8/2013Q4 2013$0.48$0.52$142.69 million$140.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/9/2013Q3 2013$0.57$0.60$152.92 million$149.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/27/2012Q213$0.52$0.62$146.12 million$153.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/28/2012$0.81$1.02ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/5/2012$0.82$0.82ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/6/2012$0.79$0.79ViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/29/2011$0.76$0.76ViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/30/2011$0.63$0.75ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/7/2011$0.73$0.73ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/7/2011$0.76$0.77ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for AZZ (NYSE:AZZ)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.24
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.79$0.90$0.85
Q2 20172$0.69$0.70$0.70
Q3 20172$0.94$1.00$0.97
Q4 20172$0.72$0.74$0.73
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for AZZ (NYSE:AZZ)
Next Dividend:11/1/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.68
Dividend Yield:1.44%
Dividend Growth:3.50% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:34.52% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
35.23% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
24.73% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:3 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for AZZ (NYSE:AZZ)

Dividend History by Quarter for AZZ (NYSE AZZ)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for AZZ (NYSE:AZZ)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.01%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 85.44%
Insider Trades by Quarter for AZZ (NYSE:AZZ)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for AZZ (NYSE:AZZ)
Insider Trades by Quarter for AZZ (NYSE:AZZ)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
7/11/2017Paul Wesley FehlmanCFOBuy1,500$49.31$73,965.00View SEC Filing  
7/11/2017Thomas E FergusonInsiderBuy5,000$49.59$247,950.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2017H Kirk DowneyDirectorSell4,088$57.56$235,305.28View SEC Filing  
5/1/2017H Kirk DowneyDirectorSell137$59.10$8,096.70View SEC Filing  
5/1/2017Timothy E PendleySVPSell2,500$59.26$148,150.00View SEC Filing  
10/17/2016Venita Mccellon-AllenDirectorBuy5,000$53.91$269,550.00View SEC Filing  
10/13/2016Robert Joseph SteinesVPBuy1,000$54.54$54,540.00View SEC Filing  
10/10/2016Thomas E FergusonInsiderBuy7,500$55.24$414,300.00View SEC Filing  
9/6/2016Chris M BaciusVPBuy300$38.78$11,634.00View SEC Filing  
9/6/2016Tara D MackeyInsiderBuy361$38.42$13,869.62View SEC Filing  
9/6/2016Timothy E PendleySVPBuy109$38.42$4,187.78View SEC Filing  
7/19/2016Timothy E PendleySVPSell1,200$62.02$74,424.00View SEC Filing  
7/15/2016Wallace P EismanDirectorBuy1,000$62.27$62,270.00View SEC Filing  
4/29/2016H Kirk DowneyDirectorSell3,750$54.58$204,675.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2016Matthew Varley EmeryVPBuy295$37.33$11,012.35View SEC Filing  
3/7/2016Robert Joseph SteinesCAOBuy143$37.33$5,338.19View SEC Filing  
3/7/2016Tara D MackeyInsiderBuy103$38.42$3,957.26View SEC Filing  
3/7/2016Thomas E FergusonCEOBuy722$43.75$31,587.50View SEC Filing  
3/7/2016Timothy E PendleySVPBuy43$38.42$1,652.06View SEC Filing  
11/3/2015Timothy E PendleySVPSell5,500$57.23$314,765.00View SEC Filing  
10/2/2015Paul Wesley FehlmanCFOBuy1,500$47.30$70,950.00View SEC Filing  
10/2/2015Thomas E. FergusonCEOBuy5,000$47.32$236,600.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2015Martin C BowenDirectorSell4,294$53.24$228,612.56View SEC Filing  
8/14/2015Timothy E PendleySVPSell2,500$53.37$133,425.00View SEC Filing  
2/12/2015H Kirk DowneyDirectorSell4,834$44.12$213,276.08View SEC Filing  
1/23/2015Thomas E FergusonCEOBuy7,500$41.99$314,925.00View SEC Filing  
1/22/2015Paul Wesley FehlmanCFOBuy2,000$40.95$81,900.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2014Sam RosenDirectorSell1,000$45.61$45,610.00View SEC Filing  
10/29/2014Timothy E PendleySVPSell2,000$45.50$91,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/24/2014H Kirk DowneyDirectorSell3,298$44.11$145,474.78View SEC Filing  
2/11/2014Sam RosenDirectorSell2,000$42.30$84,600.00View SEC Filing  
1/27/2014Francis QuinnVPSell1,500$43.00$64,500.00View SEC Filing  
10/24/2013Timothy E PendleyVPSell2,500$44.36$110,900.00View SEC Filing  
10/15/2013David H DingusCEOSell10,000$42.50$425,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2013Sam RosenDirectorSell3,000$37.83$113,490.00View SEC Filing  
8/7/2013Richard ButlerVPSell6,553$37.60$246,392.80View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013Francis D QuinnVPSell1,100$38.00$41,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2013David H DingusCEOSell27,035$41.88$1,132,225.80View SEC Filing  
5/8/2013David H DingusCEOSell4,365$43.01$187,738.65View SEC Filing  
4/11/2013H Kirk DowneyDirectorSell8,338$46.25$385,632.50View SEC Filing  
10/4/2012David H DingusCEOSell30,000$36.50$1,095,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/2/2012Richard W ButlerVPSell2,500$37.56$93,900.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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