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Generac (GNRC) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+1.40 (+0.93%)
(As of 03:03 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
515,605 shs
Average Volume
1.06 million shs
Market Capitalization
$9.25 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Generac MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.61 Rating Score
6.3% Downside
$142.40 Price Target
Short Interest
5.47% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.80mentions of Generac in the last 14 days
Based on 14 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$1.41 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $6.08 to $7.94 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.

4.07 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

149th out of 584 stocks

Motors & Generators Industry

2nd out of 4 stocks

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About Generac Stock (NYSE:GNRC)

Generac Holdings Inc. is a Fortune 1000 American manufacturer of power generation and energy storage solutions ranging from 800 watts to 9 megawatts for residential, light commercial and industrial markets. Robert Kern founded Generac Holdings in 1959, headquartered in Waukesha, Wisconsin.

Generac began producing portable generators in the 1970s for the Craftsman brand for Sears Roebuck and Co. Generac expanded its offerings during the 1970s to include the portable and recreational vehicle markets. Generac entered the commercial and industrial markets in the 1980s with its backup power generation systems. Generac introduced the first gaseous-fueled, automatically engaging home standby system for residential usage in 1989.

Generac has made several acquisitions, including Ottomotores, Tower Light, Pramac, Motortech, Selmec, Deep Sea and Off Grid Energy. Generac's domestic segment includes the legacy Generac business, and these acquisitions are based in the United States and Canada. The company's international segment consists of Generac's Latin American export operations. 

Generac designs and manufactures portable, stationary and mobile generators that produce between 800 watts and 3,250 kilowatts from a single-engine output. Generac also offers industrial-grade mobile energy storage systems, batteries, electronic controls, engines, alternators, steel enclosures, and more. 

In 2006, CCMP Capital of New York purchased Generac. In 2008, Aaron Jagdfeld was appointed president and chief executive officer. Generac Holdings Inc. began trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol GNRC on February 11, 2010. The initial public offering provided Generac with $224 million in proceeds. 

Over the years, Generac has earned several honors and awards. It has received the Milwaukee Magazine's "Best Places to Work" award in southeastern Wisconsin. In 2010, Generac's industrial sizing application, Power Design Pro, received a "product of the year" award from Plant Engineering. Generac's Guardian Series home standby generator system has earned the Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval. Generac was honored with the Natural Gas Generator Company of the Year Award from Frost & Sullivan in 2014 for its natural gas generator. 

Generac manufactures diesel-fueled, gasoline-fueled and bi-fuel power generation equipment. Generac also produces modular paralleling systems, automatic transfer switches and small engines for use in various other types of equipment. Generac introduced Generac Industrial Power in 2009, which included new enclosures, new engines and ergonomic and aesthetic changes to current systems. In 2009, Generac partnered with Fiat Powertrain Technologies to supply Generac with industrial diesel engines used in industrial generators and industrial power systems. 

Generac's products are available through independent dealers, retailers and wholesalers. Generac Holdings Inc. is committed to innovation and quality and provides power generation and energy storage solutions for residential, light commercial and industrial markets. The company also sells aftermarket service parts and product accessories to dealers. It distributes its products through industrial distributors and dealers, independent residential dealers, e-commerce partners and national and regional retailers.

GNRC Stock Price History

GNRC Stock News Headlines

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Generac Holdings Inc. NYSE: GNRC is attempting to recover from its Q1 2024 earnings selloff. The computer and technology sector company is a leader in manufacturing backup power generators with a 70% market share.
Generac Powers Ahead on the Electrification Mega-Trend
Backup power generation systems provider Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE: GNRC) is attempting to recover from its Q1 2024 earnings selloff.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Motors & generators
Electrical Components & Equipment
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

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Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
23 Analysts


Net Income
$203.09 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$4.02 billion
Cash Flow
$8.63 per share
Book Value
$38.14 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$9.20 billion

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GNRC Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Generac stock right now?

23 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Generac in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 7 hold ratings and 15 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" GNRC shares.
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What is Generac's stock price target for 2024?

23 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Generac's stock. Their GNRC share price targets range from $78.00 to $178.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $142.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 6.3%.
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How have GNRC shares performed in 2024?

Generac's stock was trading at $129.24 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, GNRC stock has increased by 17.5% and is now trading at $151.92.
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Are investors shorting Generac?

Generac saw a increase in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 3,250,000 shares, an increase of 6.2% from the April 15th total of 3,060,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,230,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.6 days. Approximately 5.5% of the company's stock are short sold.
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When is Generac's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 7th 2024.
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How were Generac's earnings last quarter?

Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNRC) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 1st. The technology company reported $0.88 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.72 by $0.16. The technology company had revenue of $889.27 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $886.60 million. Generac had a net margin of 5.68% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 14.68%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up .2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.63 EPS.
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What guidance has Generac issued on next quarter's earnings?

Generac updated its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 1st. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $4.1 billion-$4.3 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $4.2 billion.

What is Aaron Jagdfeld's approval rating as Generac's CEO?

214 employees have rated Generac Chief Executive Officer Aaron Jagdfeld on Aaron Jagdfeld has an approval rating of 60% among the company's employees. This puts Aaron Jagdfeld in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Generac own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Generac investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), PayPal (PYPL), Tesla (TSLA), Visa (V), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Alibaba Group (BABA), Salesforce (CRM), Cisco Systems (CSCO), DocuSign (DOCU) and Adobe (ADBE).

Who are Generac's major shareholders?

Generac's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.28%), Ariel Investments LLC (3.54%), Capital World Investors (2.03%), Burgundy Asset Management Ltd. (0.69%), Blair William & Co. IL (0.59%) and PEAK6 Investments LLC (0.00%). Insiders that own company stock include Aaron Jagdfeld, Erik Wilde, Nam Tran Nguyen, Patrick John Forsythe, Rajendra Kumar Kanuru, Robert D Dixon, Russell S Minick and York A Ragen.
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How do I buy shares of Generac?

Shares of GNRC 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 Generac have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Generac: CHP Holdings Inc., Captiva Energy Solutions Private Limited, Country Home Products Inc., ENBALA Power Networks, GPR Brasil Equipamentos Ltda, Generac Acquisition Corp., Generac Colombia S.A.S., Generac Global UK Limited, Generac Holdings Italy S.r.l., Generac Holdings UK Ltd, Generac Mexico S.A. de C.V., Generac Mobile Products LLC, Generac Mobile Products S.r.l, Generac Mobile Products UK Ltd., Generac Power Systems Inc., Generac do Brasil Ltda, MAC Holdings LLC, MAC Inc., Motortech Americas LLC, Motortech GmbH, Motortech Polska Sp. Z.o.o., Motortech Shanghai Co. Ltd., Neurio Technology ULC, Operadora Selmec S.A. de C.V., Ottomotores Nominees Ltd., Ottomotores S.A de C.V., PR Australia PTY Ltd, PR Industrial S.r.l., PR Middle East Fze, PR-NA Industries Inc., Pika Energy Inc., Powermate LLC, Pramac Asia PTE Ltd, Pramac Caribe Srl, Pramac Europe SAS, Pramac Fu Lee Foshan Power Equipment Ltd, Pramac GmbH, Pramac Iberica S.A.U., Pramac RUS Ltd, Pramac Racing Limited, Pramac Sp. Z.o.o., Pramac UK Limited, Route 22A & 1 Main LLC, SC Pramac Generators S.r.l., Selmec Equipos Industriales S.A. de C.V., Selmec Industrial Equipment, Services & Gestion France Sarl, Servicios Administrativos Selmec S.A. de C.V., Suzhou Generac Power Systems Co. Ltd, Tower Light, and Warehouse Development Group LLC.
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This page (NYSE:GNRC) was last updated on 5/21/2024 by Staff

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