NYSE:AZZ - AZZ Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$42.92 +0.44 (+1.04 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 01:49 PM ET)
Previous Close$42.48
Today's Range$41.90 - $42.93
52-Week Range$39.50 - $56.05
Volume4,575 shs
Average Volume106,806 shs
Market Capitalization$1.11 billion
P/E Ratio31.18
Dividend Yield1.59%
Beta1.4
AZZ Inc. provides galvanizing and metal coating services, welding solutions, specialty electrical equipment, and highly engineered services to the power generation, transmission, distribution, refining, and industrial markets. The company operates through two segments, Energy Segment and Metal Coatings. The Energy segment provides specialized products and services designed to support industrial, nuclear, and electrical applications. This segment offers custom switchgear, electrical enclosures, medium and high voltage bus ducts, explosion proof and hazardous duty lighting, nuclear safety-related equipment, and tubular products to multi-national companies and small independent companies. This segment sells its products through manufacturers' representatives, distributors, agents, and internal sales force. The Metal Coatings segment offers hot dip galvanizing and other metal coating applications to the steel fabrication industry. This segment 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. As of February 28, 2018, the company operated 45 metal coating plants located in various locations in the United States and Canada. AZZ Inc. was founded in 1956 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Electric lighting & wiring equipment
Sub-IndustryHeavy Electrical Equipment
SectorIndustrial Products
Current SymbolNYSE:AZZ
Previous Symbol
CUSIP00247410
Phone817-810-0095

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.50
Current Ratio3.14
Quick Ratio2.13

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio31.18
Forward P/E Ratio19.96
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$810.43 million
Price / Sales1.38
Cash Flow$3.3401 per share
Price / Cash Flow12.85
Book Value$21.77 per share
Price / Book1.97

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.35
Net Income$45.16 million
Net Margins5.63%
Return on Equity5.43%
Return on Assets2.96%

Miscellaneous

Employees3,650
Outstanding Shares26,050,000
Market Cap$1.11 billion
OptionableOptionable

AZZ (NYSE:AZZ) Frequently Asked Questions

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, October 5th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, October 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.17 per share on Tuesday, October 30th. This represents a $0.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.58%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, October 15th. View AZZ's Dividend History.

How were AZZ's earnings last quarter?

AZZ Inc (NYSE:AZZ) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, October, 9th. The industrial products company reported $0.43 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.04. The industrial products company earned $222.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $224.50 million. AZZ had a net margin of 5.63% and a return on equity of 5.43%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 13.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.32 earnings per share. View AZZ's Earnings History.

When is AZZ's next earnings date?

AZZ is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 21st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for AZZ.

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

AZZ updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, October, 9th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.90-2.25 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.23. The company issued revenue guidance of $930-970 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $948.53 million.AZZ also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $1.90-2.25 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for AZZ?

2 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for AZZ's stock. Their predictions range from $52.00 to $54.00. On average, they anticipate AZZ's share price to reach $53.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 23.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for AZZ.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for AZZ?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AZZ in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for AZZ.

Has AZZ been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about AZZ stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. AZZ earned a coverage optimism score of 1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the industrial products company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

Who are some of AZZ's key competitors?

Who are AZZ's key executives?

AZZ's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Thomas E. Ferguson, Pres CEO & Director (Age 62)
  • Mr. Paul Wesley Fehlman, Sr. VP of Fin. & CFO (Age 54)
  • Ms. Tara D. Mackey, Chief Legal Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 48)
  • Chris M. Bacius, VP of Corp. Devel. (Age 57)
  • Mr. Timothy E. Pendley, Strategic Advisor to Chief Exec. Officer (Age 56)

Who are AZZ's major shareholders?

AZZ's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.15%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.78%), Vanguard Group Inc (9.78%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (7.36%), Van Berkom & Associates Inc. (5.20%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.62%). Company insiders that own AZZ stock include Daniel R Feehan, H Kirk Downey, Kevern R Joyce, Matthew Varley Emery, Paul Wesley Fehlman, Thomas E Ferguson and Timothy E Pendley. View Institutional Ownership Trends for AZZ.

Which institutional investors are selling AZZ stock?

AZZ stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, American Century Companies Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Rutabaga Capital Management LLC MA, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Victory Capital Management Inc., Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. and Van Berkom & Associates Inc.. Company insiders that have sold AZZ company stock in the last year include Daniel R Feehan, Kevern R Joyce and Matthew Varley Emery. View Insider Buying and Selling for AZZ.

Which institutional investors are buying AZZ stock?

AZZ stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, BlackRock Inc., Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Deutsche Bank AG, Chicago Equity Partners LLC, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC and Vanguard Group Inc. Company insiders that have bought AZZ stock in the last two years include Paul Wesley Fehlman and Thomas E Ferguson. View Insider Buying and Selling for AZZ.

How do I buy shares of AZZ?

Shares of AZZ 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 AZZ's stock price today?

One share of AZZ stock can currently be purchased for approximately $42.92.

How big of a company is AZZ?

AZZ has a market capitalization of $1.11 billion and generates $810.43 million in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $45.16 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.35 on an earnings per share basis. AZZ employs 3,650 workers across the globe.

What is AZZ's official website?

The official website for AZZ is http://www.azz.com.

How can I contact AZZ?

AZZ's mailing address is ONE MUSEUM PLACE SUITE 500 3100 W 7TH STREET, FORT WORTH TX, 76107. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at 817-810-0095.


MarketBeat Community Rating for AZZ (NYSE AZZ)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  183 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  235 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  418
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about AZZ and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AZZ will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AZZ will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/14/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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