ESCO Technologies is part of the technology sector and is in the computer hardware industry. The company CEO is Victor L. Richey. ESCO Technologies Inc designs and manufactures specialty filtration products including hydraulic filter elements and fluid control devices used in commercial aerospace applications, filter mechanisms used in micro-propulsion devices for satellites.
Previous Intraday Trading Performance:
The ESE stock showed a previous change of 0.40% with an open at 65.88 and a close of 65.81. It reached an intraday high of 66.43 and a low of 65.47.
The stock has a market cap of $1.7b with 25.9m shares outstanding, of which the float is 24.9m shares. Trading volume reached 181,677 shares compared to its average volume of 130,226 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.
Historical Trading Performance:
Over the last five trading days, ESCO Technologies shares returned 3.31% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -4.58%. Over three months, it changed 1.71%. In one year it has changed 7.21% and within that year its 52-week high was 71.47 and its 52-week low was 54.35. ESE stock is 21.09% above its 52 Week Low.
Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 62.16 and a 50 day moving average of 65.26. Currently ESE stock is trading 5.87% above its 200 day moving average.
The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 3.53 that ended on 30th of September 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 18.64. Based on 1 analyst estimate, the estimated EPS for the next quarter is 1.14. The TTM EPS is 2.76, which comes to a TTM PE of 23.84.
The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
The dividend per share is currently 0.32, which is a dividend yield of 0.49%. Also, the payout ratio is 11.59%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.
Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 46.45, which means it may be overvalued by -41.69%
Indicators to Watch:
Based on the latest filings, there is 139.00% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 258,827, which is 1.00% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 1.96. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.
The current calculated beta is 1.03
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Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 12.94%, return on assets is 7.33%, profit margin is 9.70%, price-to-sales is 2.84 and price-to-book is 2.20.
All scores are out of six:
2 :Valuation Score
5 :Past Performance Score
5 :Financial Strength Score
0 :Future Growth Score
0 :Dividend Score
3 :Overall Score