About Tower International (NYSE:TOWR)
Tower International, Inc. manufactures and sells engineered automotive structural metal components and assemblies primarily for original equipment manufacturers. It operates in two segments, North America and Europe. The company provides body structures and assemblies, including structural metal components, which comprise body pillars, roof rails, and side sills; and Class A surfaces and assemblies that consist of body sides, hoods, doors, fenders, and pickup truck boxes. It also offers lower vehicle frames and structures, such as pickup truck and sport utility vehicle (SUV) full frames, automotive engine and rear suspension cradles, floor pan components, and cross members. In addition, the company offers complex body-in-white assemblies comprising various components and sub-assemblies. Its products have applications in small and large cars, crossovers, pickups, and SUVs. The company was formerly known as Tower Automotive, LLC and changed its name to Tower International, Inc. in October 2010. Tower International, Inc. was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Livonia, Michigan.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Motor vehicle parts & accessories
Sub-IndustryAuto Parts & Equipment
Trailing P/E Ratio7.86
Forward P/E Ratio7.19
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$1.99 billion
Price / Sales0.31
Cash Flow$7.3325 per share
Price / Cash4.03
Book Value$13.15 per share
Price / Book2.25
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.76
Net Income$47.62 million
Return on Equity30.05%
Return on Assets6.20%
Tower International (NYSE:TOWR) Frequently Asked Questions
What is Tower International's stock symbol?
Tower International trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "TOWR."
How often does Tower International pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Tower International?
Tower International announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 19th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.12 per share on Friday, June 8th. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.62%. View Tower International's Dividend History.
How were Tower International's earnings last quarter?
Tower International Inc (NYSE:TOWR) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February, 13th. The auto parts company reported $1.17 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.15 by $0.02. The auto parts company earned $538 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $531.15 million. Tower International had a net margin of 2.40% and a return on equity of 30.05%. Tower International's quarterly revenue was up 16.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $1.02 earnings per share. View Tower International's Earnings History.
When is Tower International's next earnings date?
What guidance has Tower International issued on next quarter's earnings?
Tower International updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 13th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $4.10 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.06. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.14 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.07 billion.
What price target have analysts set for TOWR?
3 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Tower International's stock. Their predictions range from $31.00 to $40.00. On average, they expect Tower International's share price to reach $35.50 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Tower International.
Who are some of Tower International's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Tower International include Standard Motor Products (SMP), Modine Manufacturing (MOD), Lydall (LDL), Stoneridge (SRI), Motorcar Parts of America (MPAA), Superior Industries International (SUP), Commercial Vehicle Group (CVGI), Horizon Global (HZN), China Automotive Systems (CAAS), Strattec Security (STRT), SORL Auto Parts (SORL), OmniTek Engineering (OMTK) and Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide (QTWWQ).
Who are Tower International's key executives?
Tower International's management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. James C. Gouin, Chief Exec. Officer and Director (Age 58)
- Mr. Pär O. H. Malmhagen, Pres (Age 55)
- Mr. Jeffrey L. Kersten, Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP (Age 50)
- Mr. Michael M. Rajkovic, Chief Operating Officer and Exec. VP (Age 56)
- Mr. Gregory B. Guastella, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 35)
Has Tower International been receiving favorable news coverage?
News articles about TOWR stock have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Tower International earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the auto parts company an impact score of 45.32 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.
How do I buy shares of Tower International?
Shares of TOWR 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 Tower International's stock price today?
One share of TOWR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $29.55.
How big of a company is Tower International?
Tower International has a market capitalization of $620.38 million and generates $1.99 billion in revenue each year. The auto parts company earns $47.62 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.76 on an earnings per share basis. Tower International employs 7,600 workers across the globe.
How can I contact Tower International?
Tower International's mailing address is 17672 LAUREL PARK DRIVE NORTH SUITE 400E, LIVONIA MI, 48152. The auto parts company can be reached via phone at 248-675-6000 or via email at [email protected]
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Tower International (NYSE:TOWR) Dividend Information
Tower International pays an annual dividend of $0.48 per share, with a dividend yield of 1.62%. TOWR's next quarterly dividend payment will be made on Friday, June 8. Tower International pays out 12.77% of its earnings out as a dividend.
|Dividend Growth:||0.00% (3 Year Average)|
|Payout Ratio:||12.77% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
11.68% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
10.88% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
|Track Record:||2 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth|
Tower International (NYSE:TOWR) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Tower International (NYSE TOWR) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Insider Ownership Percentage: 6.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 90.26%
Tower International (NYSE TOWR) Insider Trading History
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|11/6/2017||William Cook||SVP||Sell||6,601||$31.87||$210,373.87||11,917|| |
|2/17/2017||Michael Rajkovic||COO||Sell||60,000||$28.07||$1,684,200.00||15,312|| |
|6/28/2016||James C Gouin||CFO||Buy||2,500||$19.66||$49,150.00||110,212|| |
|6/28/2016||Thomas K Brown||Director||Buy||6,390||$19.70||$125,883.00||6,390|| |
|5/25/2016||Nicholas D Chabraja||Director||Buy||4,000||$21.03||$84,120.00||8,000|| |
|8/18/2014||James Bernard||Insider||Sell||18,218||$34.09||$621,051.62|| |
|6/9/2014||Paer Malmhagen||Insider||Sell||5,161||$32.96||$170,106.56|| |
|6/5/2014||Paul Eugene Radkoski||SVP||Sell||24,717||$31.03||$766,968.51|| |
|5/28/2014||William Cook||SVP||Sell||29,205||$30.80||$899,514.00|| |
|5/9/2014||Paul Eugene Radkoski||SVP||Sell||4,332||$27.80||$120,429.60|| |
|5/2/2014||James Bernard||Insider||Sell||22,543||$28.52||$642,926.36|| |
|2/18/2014||Jeffrey Kersten||SVP||Sell||10,000||$25.00||$250,000.00||20,438|| |
|11/8/2013||Stephen Feinberg||major shareholder||Sell||3,450,000||$20.10||$69,345,000.00|| |
|9/9/2013||William Cook||SVP||Sell||15,058||$21.50||$323,747.00|| |
|9/5/2013||James C Gouin||CFO||Sell||10,600||$21.50||$227,900.00|| |
|8/26/2013||James Gouin||CFO||Sell||14,400||$21.50||$309,600.00||84,557|| |
|8/14/2013||James Gouin||CFO||Sell||36,000||$21.57||$776,520.00||98,957|| |
|8/12/2013||James Gouin||CFO||Sell||14,000||$21.57||$301,980.00||134,957|| |
|8/2/2013||James Bernard||Insider||Sell||11,608||$22.50||$261,180.00|| |
|8/2/2013||Michael Rajkovic||COO||Sell||85,535||$22.11||$1,891,178.85|| |
|7/30/2013||Stephen Feinberg||Major Shareholder||Sell||7,888,122||$20.24||$159,655,589.28|| |
|7/26/2013||James Bernard||Insider||Sell||3,513||$21.00||$73,773.00|| |
|6/7/2013||Jeffrey L Kersten||SVP||Sell||4,000||$19.00||$76,000.00|| |
|6/7/2013||Paer Malmhagen||Insider||Sell||5,760||$19.01||$109,497.60|| |
|6/4/2013||Michael Rajkovic||COO||Sell||149,194||$18.65||$2,782,468.10|| |
|5/31/2013||Jeffrey L Kersten||SVP||Sell||14,517||$19.08||$276,984.36|| |
|5/30/2013||Paul Eugene Radkoski||SVP||Sell||38,079||$18.87||$718,550.73|| |
|9/17/2012||Nicholas D Chabraja||Director||Buy||2,000||$8.01||$16,020.00|| |
|9/6/2012||Mark Malcolm||CEO||Buy||74,451||$7.18||$534,558.18|| |
|8/15/2012||Frank E Jr. English||Director||Buy||1,000||$8.45||$8,450.00|| |
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