Douglas Dynamics Company Profile (NYSE:PLOW)

About Douglas Dynamics (NYSE:PLOW)

Douglas Dynamics logoDouglas Dynamics, Inc. is a manufacturer and up-fitter of commercial vehicle attachments and equipment. The Company's portfolio includes snow and ice management attachments sold under the BLIZZARD, FISHER, HENDERSON, SNOWEX and WESTERN brands, turf care equipment under the TURFEX brand and industrial maintenance equipment under the SWEEPEX brand. The Company operates through two segments: Work Truck Attachments and Work Truck Solutions. The Work Truck Attachments segment includes snow and ice management attachments sold under the FISHER, WESTERN, HENDERSON and SNOWEX brands. The Work Truck Solutions segment includes the up-fit of attachments and storage solutions for commercial work vehicles under the DEJANA brand and its related sub-brands. In its Work Truck Attachments segment, the Company offers a product line of snowplows, and sand and salt spreaders for light and heavy duty trucks. Its Work Truck Solutions products consist of truck and vehicle up-fits.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Auto/Tires/Trucks
  • Industry: Auto Parts
  • Sub-Industry: Construction & Farm Machinery & Heavy Trucks
  • Symbol: NYSE:PLOW
  • CUSIP: 25960R10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $650.59 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 22,590,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $30.97
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $31.84
  • 52 Week Range: $20.00 - $35.90
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 21.67
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 16.00
  • P/E Growth: 2.17
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $439.73 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.48
  • Book Value: $9.40 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.06
  • Annual Dividend: $0.94
  • Dividend Yield: 3.3%
  • EBIDTA: $88.6 million
  • Net Margins: 10.73%
  • Return on Equity: 19.72%
  • Return on Assets: 7.36%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.44%
  • Current Ratio: 2.34%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.46%
  • Average Volume: 123,548 shs.
  • Beta: 1.21
  • Short Ratio: 5.93

Frequently Asked Questions for Douglas Dynamics (NYSE:PLOW)

What is Douglas Dynamics' stock symbol?

Douglas Dynamics trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "PLOW."

How often does Douglas Dynamics pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Douglas Dynamics?

Douglas Dynamics declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, March 6th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, March 21st will be given a dividend of $0.24 per share on Friday, March 31st. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.33%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 17th. This is a boost from Douglas Dynamics's previous quarterly dividend of $0.24. View Douglas Dynamics' Dividend History.

How were Douglas Dynamics' earnings last quarter?

Douglas Dynamics Inc (NYSE:PLOW) released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, May, 8th. The company reported ($0.14) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.06) by $0.08. The firm earned $72.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $78.34 million. Douglas Dynamics had a net margin of 10.73% and a return on equity of 19.72%. The company's revenue was up 48.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.04) EPS. View Douglas Dynamics' Earnings History.

What guidance has Douglas Dynamics issued on next quarter's earnings?

Douglas Dynamics updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Monday, May, 8th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.20-1.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.52. The company issued revenue guidance of $470 -530 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $492.22 million.

Where is Douglas Dynamics' stock going? Where will Douglas Dynamics' stock price be in 2017?

4 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Douglas Dynamics' shares. Their predictions range from $24.00 to $42.00. On average, they expect Douglas Dynamics' stock price to reach $33.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Douglas Dynamics.

Who are some of Douglas Dynamics' key competitors?

Who owns Douglas Dynamics stock?

Douglas Dynamics' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include JPMorgan Chase & Co. (13.31%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (6.35%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.79%), Mawer Investment Management Ltd. (5.35%), Vanguard Group Inc. (3.96%) and Bernzott Capital Advisors (3.61%). Company insiders that own Douglas Dynamics stock include James L Janik, Mark Adamson, Robert J Young and Robert L Mccormick. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Douglas Dynamics.

Who sold Douglas Dynamics stock? Who is selling Douglas Dynamics stock?

Douglas Dynamics' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Granahan Investment Management Inc. MA, Morgan Stanley, Prudential Financial Inc., Bernzott Capital Advisors, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Gilman Hill Asset Management LLC, John G Ullman & Associates Inc. and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Company insiders that have sold Douglas Dynamics stock in the last year include Mark Adamson and Robert L Mccormick. View Insider Buying and Selling for Douglas Dynamics.

Who bought Douglas Dynamics stock? Who is buying Douglas Dynamics stock?

Douglas Dynamics' stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including William Blair Investment Management LLC, Westwood Holdings Group Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, First Trust Advisors LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Trexquant Investment LP and MARSHALL WACE ASIA Ltd. Company insiders that have bought Douglas Dynamics stock in the last two years include James L Janik and Robert J Young. View Insider Buying and Selling for Douglas Dynamics.

How do I buy Douglas Dynamics stock?

Shares of Douglas Dynamics 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 Douglas Dynamics stock cost?

One share of Douglas Dynamics stock can currently be purchased for approximately $28.80.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Douglas Dynamics (NYSE:PLOW) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $33.00 (14.58% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Douglas Dynamics (NYSE:PLOW)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/8/2017Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingHoldMediumView Rating Details
2/27/2017SidotiInitiated CoverageBuy -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
1/24/2017Craig HallumInitiated CoverageBuy$42.00N/AView Rating Details
7/6/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$24.00N/AView Rating Details
3/14/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingNeutralN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Douglas Dynamics (NYSE:PLOW)
Earnings by Quarter for Douglas Dynamics (NYSE:PLOW)
Earnings History by Quarter for Douglas Dynamics (NYSE:PLOW)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/8/2017Q1 2017($0.06)($0.14)$78.34 million$72.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/6/2017Q4 2016$0.37$0.44$131.81 million$130.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/31/2016Q3$0.41$0.32$131.90 million$123.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2016Q2$0.45$0.71$96.87 million$113.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2016Q1$0.19($0.04)$44.53 million$48.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/7/2016Q4$0.56$0.66$115.37 million$118.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2015Q3$0.60$0.68$109.90 million$120.57 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/3/2015Q215$0.52$0.57$103.73 million$107.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/4/2015Q115($0.07)$0.01$44.70 million$53.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/11/2015Q414$0.43$0.63$80.30 million$100.05 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2014Q314$0.30$0.47$69.80 million$78.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2014Q214$0.43$0.64$77.70 million$88.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/5/2014Q114($0.05)$0.07$23.73 million$36.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/10/2014Q413$0.25$0.43$57.68 million$73.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2013Q313$0.22$0.02$52.60 million$52.03 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2013Q2 2013$0.24$0.26$58.78 million$55.15 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2013Q1 2013($0.16)($0.13)$10.20 million$14.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/11/2013Q4 2012($0.05)($0.05)$28.03 million$28.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2012Q312$0.13$0.10$43.45 million$37.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2012$0.33$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2012($0.17)($0.19)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/12/2012$0.21$0.28ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2011$0.25$0.21ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2011$0.44$0.49ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2011($0.18)($0.04)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/8/2011$0.28$0.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Douglas Dynamics (NYSE:PLOW)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.40 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.80 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Douglas Dynamics (NYSE:PLOW)
Most Recent Dividend:3/31/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.94
Dividend Yield:3.26%
Dividend Growth:4.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:48.96% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
67.14% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
52.22% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:4 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Douglas Dynamics (NYSE:PLOW)

Dividend History by Quarter for Douglas Dynamics (NYSE:PLOW)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Douglas Dynamics (NYSE:PLOW)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.80%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 86.47%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Douglas Dynamics (NYSE:PLOW)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Douglas Dynamics (NYSE:PLOW)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Douglas Dynamics (NYSE:PLOW)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/6/2017Mark AdamsonSVPSell5,178$32.46$168,077.88View SEC Filing  
3/6/2017Robert L MccormickCFOSell10,951$32.47$355,578.97View SEC Filing  
11/4/2016Robert J YoungVPBuy1,700$26.70$45,390.00View SEC Filing  
11/3/2016James L JanikChairmanBuy10,000$25.95$259,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2016James L JanikCEOSell10,481$21.30$223,245.30View SEC Filing  
3/7/2016Mark AdamsonSVPSell4,981$21.31$106,145.11View SEC Filing  
3/7/2016Robert J YoungVPSell1,674$21.30$35,656.20View SEC Filing  
3/7/2016Robert L MccormickCFOSell10,654$21.28$226,717.12View SEC Filing  
5/6/2015James L JanikCEOSell10,441$21.31$222,497.71View SEC Filing  
5/6/2015Keith HagelinSVPSell1,603$21.31$34,159.93View SEC Filing  
5/6/2015Robert L MccormickCFOSell5,323$21.31$113,433.13View SEC Filing  
3/6/2015James L JanikCEOSell15,554$22.38$348,098.52View SEC Filing  
3/6/2015Mark AdamsonSVPSell4,108$22.61$92,881.88View SEC Filing  
3/6/2015Robert J YoungVPSell1,193$22.95$27,379.35View SEC Filing  
3/6/2015Robert L MccormickCFOSell7,517$22.57$169,658.69View SEC Filing  
1/5/2015James L JanikCEOSell5,592$21.18$118,438.56View SEC Filing  
1/5/2015Mark AdamsonSVPSell1,491$21.14$31,519.74View SEC Filing  
1/5/2015Robert L MccormickCFOSell2,980$21.13$62,967.40View SEC Filing  
5/29/2014Robert L MccormickCFOSell11,500$17.68$203,320.00View SEC Filing  
5/6/2014James JanikCEOSell10,825$17.40$188,355.00View SEC Filing  
5/6/2014Robert MccormickCFOSell5,150$17.48$90,022.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2014James JanikCEOSell25,000$17.26$431,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2014James JanikCEOSell7,830$16.25$127,237.50View SEC Filing  
3/6/2014Mark AdamsonVPSell1,747$16.30$28,476.10View SEC Filing  
3/6/2014Robert MccormickCFOSell3,808$16.30$62,070.40View SEC Filing  
1/3/2014James JanikCEOSell8,656$16.51$142,910.56View SEC Filing  
1/3/2014Mark AdamsonVPSell2,199$16.53$36,349.47View SEC Filing  
1/3/2014Robert MccormickCFOSell4,392$16.52$72,555.84View SEC Filing  
12/6/2013Robert MccormickCFOSell8,000$16.47$131,760.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Douglas Dynamics (NYSE:PLOW)
Latest Headlines for Douglas Dynamics (NYSE:PLOW)
DateHeadline logo Analysts Anticipate Douglas Dynamics Inc (PLOW) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $130.43 Million - May 14 at 9:44 AM logo$0.48 EPS Expected for Douglas Dynamics Inc (PLOW) This Quarter - May 12 at 12:30 PM logoDouglas Dynamics' (PLOW) CEO James Janik on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - May 12 at 12:45 AM logoEdited Transcript of PLOW earnings conference call or presentation 9-May-17 2:00pm GMT - May 10 at 11:35 AM logoDouglas Dynamics, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : PLOW-US : May 10, 2017 - May 10 at 11:35 AM logoDouglas Dynamics Inc (PLOW) Posts Earnings Results - May 9 at 5:52 PM logoDouglas Dynamics Inc (PLOW) Given Hold Rating at Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. - May 9 at 2:34 PM logoDouglas Dynamics Looks Forward to Better Times Ahead - May 8 at 9:49 PM logoDouglas Dynamics Inc (PLOW) Updates FY17 Earnings Guidance - May 8 at 9:22 PM logoDouglas Dynamics reports 1Q loss - May 8 at 6:42 PM logoDouglas Dynamics Announces First Quarter 2017 Results - May 8 at 6:40 PM logoPositive Press Coverage Likely to Affect Douglas Dynamics (PLOW) Stock Price - May 4 at 12:46 PM logoDouglas Dynamics (PLOW) Getting Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Report Finds - April 28 at 10:06 PM logoDouglas Dynamics, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:PLOW) : April 26, 2017 - April 26 at 6:01 PM logoDouglas Dynamics, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : PLOW-US : April 25, 2017 - April 25 at 6:23 PM logoDouglas Dynamics (PLOW) Earns Media Sentiment Score of 0.34 - April 25 at 4:17 PM logoDouglas Dynamics, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call - April 24 at 6:22 PM logo$77.1 Million in Sales Expected for Douglas Dynamics Inc (PLOW) This Quarter - April 23 at 8:24 AM logo Analysts Expect Douglas Dynamics Inc (PLOW) Will Announce Earnings of -$0.06 Per Share - April 21 at 7:30 PM logoDouglas Dynamics (PLOW) Earning Very Favorable Media Coverage, Study Shows - April 20 at 1:07 PM logoDouglas Dynamics, Inc. : PLOW-US: Dividend Analysis : March 21st, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 7, 2017 - April 7 at 7:38 PM logoETFs with exposure to Douglas Dynamics, Inc. : April 5, 2017 - April 7 at 11:55 AM logoDouglas Dynamics, Inc. (PLOW) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 17, 2017 - Nasdaq - March 18 at 8:39 AM logoDOUGLAS DYNAMICS, INC Financials - March 17 at 7:23 PM logoDOUGLAS DYNAMICS, INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report - March 13 at 6:58 PM logoDouglas Dynamics Inc (PLOW) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Sell - March 11 at 12:43 AM logoDouglas Dynamics Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results - GlobeNewswire (press release) - March 8 at 9:03 AM logoDouglas Dynamics misses 4Q revenue forecasts - Yahoo Finance - March 8 at 9:03 AM logoEdited Transcript of PLOW earnings conference call or presentation 7-Mar-17 4:00pm GMT - March 8 at 12:08 AM logoDouglas Dynamics meets 4Q expectations despite lower snowfall - March 7 at 7:06 PM logoDouglas Dynamics Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend - March 7 at 9:42 AM logoDouglas Dynamics beats by $0.07, misses on revenue - March 6 at 10:49 PM logoDouglas Dynamics Overcomes a Weak Winter - March 6 at 10:00 PM logoDouglas Dynamics (PLOW) Slides on Quarterly Earnings - March 6 at 6:39 PM logo8:09 am Douglas Dynamics increases quarterly dividend to $0.24/share from $0.235/share - March 6 at 6:38 PM logoDouglas Dynamics Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results - March 6 at 6:38 PM logoEarnings Scheduled For March 6, 2017 - Benzinga - March 6 at 7:32 AM logoQ4 2016 Douglas Dynamics Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close - March 6 at 7:32 AM logoDOUGLAS DYNAMICS, INC Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Financial Statements and Exhibi - March 1 at 7:29 PM logoCoverage initiated on Douglas Dynamics by Sidoti - February 28 at 2:58 PM logoDouglas Dynamics, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2016 Earnings Release and Conference Call - February 23 at 7:22 PM logoDOUGLAS DYNAMICS, INC Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creation of a Direct Financial - February 13 at 11:17 PM logoDOUGLAS DYNAMICS, INC Files SEC form 8-K, Changes in Registrant's Certifying Accountant, Financial Statements and Exh - December 23 at 7:25 PM logoDouglas Dynamics Inc (PLOW) Chairman, President and CEO James L Janik Bought $259,500 of Shares - November 5 at 9:12 AM logoEdited Transcript of PLOW earnings conference call or presentation 1-Nov-16 3:00pm GMT - November 2 at 10:24 AM logoDouglas Dynamics Sees Earnings Fall, Has High Hopes for Dejana - November 1 at 11:21 AM logoDOUGLAS DYNAMICS, INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exh - November 1 at 11:21 AM logoDouglas Dynamics Announces Third Quarter 2016 Results - October 31 at 6:40 PM logoQ3 2016 Douglas Dynamics Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close - October 31 at 10:31 AM


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