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: Diversified Machinery
  • Sub-Industry: Heavy Electrical Equipment
  • Symbol: NYSE:AZZ
  • CUSIP: 00247410
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $1.43 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 26,020,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $57.38
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $59.90
  • 52 Week Range: $51.20 - $67.98
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 23.52
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.18
  • P/E Growth: 1.95
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $858.93 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.66
  • Book Value: $20.40 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.69
  • Annual Dividend: $0.68
  • Dividend Yield: 1.3%
  • EBIDTA: $156.72 million
  • Net Margins: 7.41%
  • Return on Equity: 14.39%
  • Return on Assets: 7.24%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.56%
  • Current Ratio: 2.15%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.35%
  • Average Volume: 107,522 shs.
  • Beta: 1.46
  • Short Ratio: 0.01

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 Monday, April 10th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, April 26th will be paid a dividend of $0.17 per share on Wednesday, May 10th. This represents a $0.68 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.24%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, April 24th. View AZZ's Dividend History.

How were AZZ's earnings last quarter?

AZZ Inc (NYSE:AZZ) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 20th. The company reported $0.44 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.61 by $0.17. The business earned $193.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $215.86 million. AZZ had a return on equity of 14.39% and a net margin of 7.41%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 10.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.62 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 Monday, July, 3rd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for AZZ.

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

2 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for AZZ's stock. Their predictions range from $55.00 to $60.00. On average, they anticipate AZZ's stock price to reach $57.50 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for AZZ.

Who are some of AZZ's key competitors?

Who owns AZZ stock?

AZZ's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (0.00%), Vanguard Group Inc. (0.00%), FMR LLC (0.00%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (0.00%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.00%) and Van Berkom & Associates Inc. (3.47%). Company insiders that own AZZ stock include Chris M Bacius, H Kirk Downey, Martin C Bowen, 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 FMR LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC, Mutual of America Capital Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, Wellington Management Group LLP, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC and Moody Aldrich Partners 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.

Who bought AZZ stock? Who is buying AZZ stock?

AZZ's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Thrivent Financial For Lutherans, Vanguard Group Inc., Van Berkom & Associates Inc., State Street Corp, IronBridge Capital Management LP and First Trust Advisors LP. Company insiders that have bought AZZ stock in the last two years include Chris M Bacius, 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 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.

How much does a share of AZZ stock cost?

One share of AZZ stock can currently be purchased for approximately $54.80.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for AZZ (NYSE:AZZ) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $57.50 (4.93% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for AZZ (NYSE:AZZ)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
1/10/2017Stifel NicolausUpgradeSell -> Hold$57.00 -> $60.00N/AView Rating Details
7/6/2016DA DavidsonReiterated RatingHold$55.00N/AView Rating Details
1/11/2016BB&T Co.DowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
10/12/2015SidotiDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$59.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/27/2015 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
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)
Most Recent Dividend:5/10/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.68
Dividend Yield:1.24%
Dividend Growth:3.50% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:27.09% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
24.37% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
21.32% (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: 88.63%
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
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)


Headline Trends for AZZ (NYSE:AZZ)
Latest Headlines for AZZ (NYSE:AZZ)
DateHeadline logoH Kirk Downey Sells 4,088 Shares of AZZ Inc (AZZ) Stock - May 10 at 11:44 PM logoInsider Selling: AZZ Inc (AZZ) SVP Sells 2,500 Shares of Stock - May 2 at 10:00 PM logoAZZ (AZZ) Getting Somewhat Critical News Coverage, AlphaOne Reports - May 2 at 1:52 PM logoForm 4 AZZ INC For: Apr 27 Filed by: Bacius Chris M. - May 2 at 9:57 AM logoAZZ Galvanizing Wins Five Industry Awards Including "Lifetime Achievement" at the 2017 Excellence in Hot-Dip Galvanizing Awards - May 2 at 9:57 AM logoAZZ (AZZ) Getting Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Report Finds - April 29 at 9:58 AM logoAZZ Inc (AZZ) Downgraded to "Strong Sell" at Zacks Investment Research - April 26 at 10:48 PM logoSomewhat Favorable Media Coverage Unlikely to Affect AZZ (AZZ) Share Price - April 26 at 7:12 PM logoNew Strong Sell Stocks for April 26th - April 26 at 4:07 PM logoAZZ Makes Bullish Cross Above Critical Moving Average - April 26 at 4:07 PM logoETFs with exposure to AZZ, Inc. : April 26, 2017 - April 26 at 4:07 PM logoAZZ, Inc. : AZZ-US: Dividend Analysis : April 26th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 25, 2017 - April 25 at 3:43 PM logoAZZ Inc. Announces Contract Award from Beijing Sino-American Yuli Power Technology for Underground 500kV Gas Insulated Line in The People's Republic of China - April 25 at 12:42 PM logoAZZ, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : AZZ-US : April 25, 2017 - April 25 at 12:42 PM logoAZZ, Inc. :AZZ-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2017 By the Numbers : April 25, 2017 - April 25 at 12:42 PM
News IconBRIEF-AZZ Q4 earnings per share $0.44 - April 22 at 10:21 AM logoAZZ's (AZZ) CEO Tom Ferguson on Q4 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - April 21 at 3:51 PM logoAZZ, Inc. (AZZ) Misses Q4 EPS by 19c; Lowers Outlook - April 21 at 3:51 PM logoAZZ Inc. (AZZ) Misses Earnings, Revenue Estimates in Q4 - April 21 at 3:51 PM logoWhy AZZ Inc. Missed Guidance - April 21 at 12:28 PM logoAZZ (AZZ) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Analysis Shows - April 21 at 11:41 AM logoEdited Transcript of AZZ earnings conference call or presentation 20-Apr-17 3:00pm GMT - April 21 at 1:56 AM logoAZZ Inc. Reports Financial Results for Fiscal Year 2017 - April 20 at 3:53 PM logoAZZ Inc (AZZ) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.19 EPS - April 20 at 9:45 AM logoAZZ posts 4Q profit - April 20 at 7:05 AM logoZacks: Analysts Set $60.00 Price Target for AZZ Inc (AZZ) - April 19 at 9:06 AM logoAZZ (AZZ) Getting Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Shows - April 18 at 12:22 PM logoAZZ Inc (AZZ) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Thursday - April 18 at 7:34 AM logoAZZ Inc (AZZ) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research - April 17 at 7:34 AM logoAZZ (AZZ) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Study Finds - April 15 at 9:45 AM logoAZZ Inc. to Review Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2017 Financial Results on ... - April 14 at 11:13 AM logoAZZ, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : AZZ-US : April 14, 2017 - April 14 at 11:13 AM logoAZZ Inc. to Review Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2017 Financial Results on Thursday, April 20, 2017 - April 13 at 3:57 PM logoAZZ Inc (AZZ) Lifted to Buy at Zacks Investment Research - April 11 at 8:33 PM logo AZZ Inc (AZZ) Given Consensus Recommendation of "" by Analysts - March 30 at 12:11 PM logoAZZ Inc (AZZ) Upgraded to "Hold" by Zacks Investment Research - March 28 at 8:40 PM logoBRIEF-AZZ announces new $450 mln revolving credit facility - March 25 at 3:47 PM logoAZZ Inc. Announces New $450 Million Revolving Credit Facility - March 24 at 4:12 PM logoAZZ INC Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or - March 24 at 4:12 PM logoForm 4 AZZ INC For: Mar 06 Filed by: FERGUSON THOMAS E - March 14 at 7:28 AM logoVetr Inc. Upgrades Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc – (JAZZ) to Strong-Buy - March 12 at 2:48 PM logoJazz Pharmaceuticals plc – (JAZZ) Receives Average Rating of “Buy” from Analysts - March 10 at 12:38 PM logoBRIEF-AZZ wins contract from China Three Gorges Corporation - February 18 at 3:42 PM logoAZZ INC Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure - February 8 at 3:55 PM logoAZZ Inc. Issues Fiscal Year 2018 Guidance for Revenue and Earnings - February 7 at 4:46 PM logo6:32 am AZZ sees FY18 EPS $2.85-3.15 vs $3.03 two analyst estimate; sees revs $900-970 mln vs $904.84 mln two analyst estimate - February 7 at 4:46 PM logoForm 3 AZZ INC For: Jan 19 Filed by: McGough Ed - January 28 at 3:02 AM logoWestinghouse not buying Nuclear Logistics, teams with its owner AZZ - January 25 at 3:54 PM logoAZZ INC Files SEC form 8-K, Amendments to Articles of Inc. or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year, Other Events, Financial - January 23 at 8:56 PM logoAZZ Inc. Appoints Ed McGough to the Board of Directors - January 23 at 3:55 PM



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