NYSE:GNRC - Generac Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$56.80 +0.48 (+0.85 %)
(As of 11/19/2018 03:51 AM ET)
Previous Close$56.80
Today's Range$55.66 - $56.97
52-Week Range$42.96 - $60.70
Volume330,432 shs
Average Volume507,287 shs
Market Capitalization$3.53 billion
P/E Ratio16.71
Dividend YieldN/A
Generac Holdings Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells power generation equipment and other engine powered products for the residential, light commercial, and industrial markets worldwide. The company offers engines, alternators, transfer switches, and other components fueled by natural gas, liquid propane, gasoline, diesel, and bi-fuel. It also provides residential automatic standby generators ranging in output from 6kW to 60kW; air-cooled engine residential standby generators ranging from 6kW to 22kW; liquid-cooled engine generators with outputs ranging from 22kW to 60kW; cellular-based remote monitoring system for home standby generators; and industrial diesel generators ranging in sizes up to 3,250kW. In addition, the company offers various portable generators ranging in size from 800W to 17.5kW; engine driven power washers; water pumps; and outdoor power equipment, such as trimmers and brush mowers, log splitters, lawn and leaf vacuums, and chipper shredders. Further, it provides light towers, mobile generators, and flameless heaters; light-commercial standby generators ranging from 22kW to 150kW and related transfer switches providing three-phase power small and mid-sized businesses; and industrial generators ranging in output from 10kW up to 3,250kW as emergency backup for large healthcare, telecom, datacom, commercial office, municipal, and manufacturing markets. Additionally, the company sells aftermarket service parts to dealers, product accessories, and proprietary engines to third-party original equipment manufacturers. It distributes its products through independent residential dealers, industrial distributors and dealers, national and regional retailers, e-commerce merchants, electrical and HVAC wholesalers, catalogs, and equipment rental companies and distributors; and directly to end users under the Powermate, DeWalt, DR, and Pramac brand names. Generac Holdings Inc. was founded in 1959 and is headquartered in Waukesha, Wisconsin.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Motors & generators
Sub-IndustryElectrical Components & Equipment
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNYSE:GNRC
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.23
Current Ratio1.88
Quick Ratio0.98


Trailing P/E Ratio16.71
Forward P/E Ratio12.19
P/E Growth1.88

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.67 billion
Price / Sales2.11
Cash Flow$4.3161 per share
Price / Cash13.16
Book Value$11.26 per share
Price / Book5.04


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.40
Net Income$160.29 million
Net Margins12.45%
Return on Equity47.44%
Return on Assets13.43%


Outstanding Shares62,060,000
Market Cap$3.53 billion

Generac (NYSE:GNRC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Generac's stock symbol?

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

How were Generac's earnings last quarter?

Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNRC) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 1st. The technology company reported $1.43 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.08 by $0.35. The technology company had revenue of $559.52 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $502.94 million. Generac had a return on equity of 47.44% and a net margin of 12.45%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 22.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.92 earnings per share. View Generac's Earnings History.

When is Generac's next earnings date?

Generac is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 12th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Generac.

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

Generac updated its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 1st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.99-2.007 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.9 billion.

What price target have analysts set for GNRC?

8 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Generac's shares. Their predictions range from $49.00 to $62.00. On average, they expect Generac's share price to reach $56.2629 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.9%. View Analyst Price Targets for Generac.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Generac?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Generac in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Generac.

Has Generac been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about GNRC stock have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing 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. Generac earned a media sentiment score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the technology company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Generac's key competitors?

Who are Generac's key executives?

Generac's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Aaron P. Jagdfeld, Pres, CEO & Exec. Chairman (Age 46)
  • Mr. York A. Ragen, CFO & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 47)
  • Mr. Russell S. Minick, Chief Marketing Officer (Age 57)
  • Mr. Patrick John Forsythe, Exec. VP of Global Engineering (Age 50)
  • Mr. Erik Wilde, Exec. VP of Industrial - Americas (Age 43)

Who are Generac's major shareholders?

Generac's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.86%), FMR LLC (5.37%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.39%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (2.67%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.60%) and Burgundy Asset Management Ltd. (2.52%). Company insiders that own Generac stock include Aaron Jagdfeld, Patrick John Forsythe and Russell S Minick. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Generac.

Which institutional investors are selling Generac stock?

GNRC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including WS Management Lllp, Capital Research Global Investors, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Eagle Asset Management Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Alliancebernstein L.P. and Burgundy Asset Management Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold Generac company stock in the last year include Aaron Jagdfeld, Patrick John Forsythe and Russell S Minick. View Insider Buying and Selling for Generac.

Which institutional investors are buying Generac stock?

GNRC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C, Schroder Investment Management Group, FMR LLC, Capital International Investors, American Century Companies Inc., Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, Man Group plc and Waterfront Capital Partners LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Generac.

How do I buy shares of Generac?

Shares of GNRC 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 Generac's stock price today?

One share of GNRC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $56.80.

How big of a company is Generac?

Generac has a market capitalization of $3.53 billion and generates $1.67 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $160.29 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.40 on an earnings per share basis. Generac employs 4,556 workers across the globe.

What is Generac's official website?

The official website for Generac is http://www.generac.com.

How can I contact Generac?

Generac's mailing address is S45 W29290 HWY 59, WAUKESHA WI, 53189. The technology company can be reached via phone at 262-544-4811 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Generac (NYSE GNRC)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  261 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  397 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  658
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Generac and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe GNRC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe GNRC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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