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

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$45.78 +0.53 (+1.17 %)
(As of 01/20/2019 10:57 AM ET)
Previous Close$45.78
Today's Range$45.21 - $46.18
52-Week Range$37.43 - $56.05
Volume129,140 shs
Average Volume173,857 shs
Market Capitalization$1.19 billion
P/E Ratio33.91
Dividend Yield1.49%
Beta1.44
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

Industry Electric lighting & wiring equipment
Sub-IndustryHeavy Electrical Equipment
SectorIndustrial Products
CUSIP00247410
Phone817-810-0095

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$810.43 million
Cash Flow$3.3222 per share
Book Value$22.84 per share

Profitability

Net Income$45.16 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,650
Market Cap$1.19 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. Stockholders 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 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.49%. 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 quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January, 8th. The industrial products company reported $0.59 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.61 by $0.02. The industrial products company had revenue of $239.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $238.96 million. AZZ had a net margin of 7.12% and a return on equity of 7.98%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 15.0% compared to the same quarter last year. 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, January, 8th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.95-2.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.21. The company issued revenue guidance of $940-960 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $952.05 million.AZZ also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $1.95-2.20 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for AZZ?

2 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for AZZ's stock. Their forecasts range from $50.00 to $54.00. On average, they anticipate AZZ's share price to reach $52.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 13.6% 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?

Press coverage about AZZ stock has been trending extremely positive this week, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. AZZ earned a media sentiment score of 4.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the industrial products company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

Are investors shorting AZZ?

AZZ saw a decrease in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 190,073 shares, a decrease of 62.0% from the December 14th total of 500,455 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 199,125 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.0 days. Approximately 0.7% of the shares of the company are short sold. View AZZ's Current Options Chain.

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 63)
  • Mr. Paul Wesley Fehlman, Sr. VP of Fin. & CFO (Age 55)
  • Ms. Tara D. Mackey, Chief Legal Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 49)
  • Chris M. Bacius, VP of Corp. Devel. (Age 58)
  • Mr. Timothy E. Pendley, Strategic Advisor to Chief Exec. Officer (Age 57)

Who are AZZ's major shareholders?

AZZ's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Sheets Smith Wealth Management (0.04%) and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.04%). 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 major investors are selling AZZ stock?

AZZ stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Louisiana State Employees Retirement System and Sheets Smith Wealth Management. 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.

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 $45.78.

How big of a company is AZZ?

AZZ has a market capitalization of $1.19 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:  185 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  241 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  426
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This page was last updated on 1/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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