Powell Industries Inc

Electrical Equipment & Parts

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Company Statistics

Market Cap.:
$986.45 million
Book Value:
Revenue TTM:
$653.34 million
Operating Margin TTM:
Gross Profit TTM:
$85.02 million
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Company Profile

Powell Industries Inc had its IPO on 1990-03-26 under the ticker symbol POWL.

The company operates in the Industrials sector and Electrical Equipment & Parts industry. Powell Industries Inc has a staff strength of 1,935 employees.

Stock update

Shares of Powell Industries Inc opened at $82.95 at the start of the last trading session i.e. 2023-09-12.

The stocks traded within a range of $82 - $84.47, and closed at $82.18.

This is a -1.19% slip from the previous day's closing price.

A total volume of 75,752 shares were traded at the close of the day’s session.

In the last one week, shares of Powell Industries Inc have slipped by -2.86%.

Powell Industries Inc's Key Ratios

Powell Industries Inc has a market cap of $986.45 million, indicating a price to book ratio of 1.4542 and a price to sales ratio of 0.808.

In the last 12-months Powell Industries Inc’s revenue was $653.34 million with a gross profit of $85.02 million and an EBITDA of $51.73 million. The EBITDA ratio measures Powell Industries Inc's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure its profitability.

In the trailing 12-month period, Powell Industries Inc’s operating margin was 6.59% while its return on assets stood at 4.8% with a return of equity of 11.88%.

In Q2, Powell Industries Inc’s quarterly earnings growth was a positive 100% while revenue growth was a positive 42%.

Powell Industries Inc’s PE and PEG Ratio

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Trailing PE

Its diluted EPS in the last 12-months stands at $3.05 per share while it has a forward price to earnings multiple of 0 and a PEG multiple of -5.48. A low price to earnings ratio can mean the stock is attractively valued while a high ratio suggests the stock may be overvalued.

The PEG on the other hand provides a broader view compared to the P/E ratio and gives greater insight into Powell Industries Inc’s profitability.

Powell Industries Inc stock is trading at a EV to sales ratio of 0.5971 and a EV to EBITDA ratio of 19.1779. Its price to sales ratio in the trailing 12-months stood at 0.808.

Powell Industries Inc stock pays annual dividends of $1.045 per share, indicating a yield of 1.26% and a payout ratio of 34.34%.

Balance sheet and cash flow metrics

Total Assets
$671.10 million
Total Liabilities
$335.00 million
Operating Cash Flow
Capital Expenditure
Dividend Payout Ratio

Powell Industries Inc ended 2024 with $671.10 million in total assets and $0 in total liabilities. Its intangible assets were valued at $671.10 million while shareholder equity stood at $324.07 million.

Powell Industries Inc ended 2024 with $9.45 million in deferred long-term liabilities, $335.00 million in other current liabilities, 126000.00 in common stock, $302.04 million in retained earnings and $1.00 million in goodwill. Its cash balance stood at $183.36 million and cash and short-term investments were $209.77 million. The company’s total short-term debt was $839,000 while long-term debt stood at $0.

Powell Industries Inc’s total current assets stands at $547.25 million while long-term investments were $0 and short-term investments were $26.41 million. Its net receivables were $204.52 million compared to accounts payable of $62.85 million and inventory worth $66.11 million.

In 2024, Powell Industries Inc's operating cash flow was $-15744000.00 while its capital expenditure stood at $650000.

Comparatively, Powell Industries Inc paid $0.34 in dividends in 2024.

Other key metrics

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Analyst Target Price

Powell Industries Inc stock is currently trading at $82.18 per share. It touched a 52-week high of $89.7077 and a 52-week low of $89.7077. Analysts tracking the stock have a 12-month average target price of $71.

Its 50-day moving average was $72.79 and 200-day moving average was $51.16 The short ratio stood at 1.25 indicating a short percent outstanding of 0%.

Around 2408.6% of the company’s stock are held by insiders while 6873.2% are held by institutions.

Frequently Asked Questions About Powell Industries Inc

The stock symbol (also called stock or share ticker) of Powell Industries Inc is POWL

The IPO of Powell Industries Inc took place on 1990-03-26

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Powell Industries, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, sells, and services custom-engineered equipment and systems for the distribution, control, and monitoring of electrical energy. The company’s principal products include integrated power control room substations, custom-engineered modules, electrical houses, medium-voltage circuit breakers, monitoring and control communications systems, motor control centers, and bus duct systems, as well as traditional and arc-resistant distribution switchgears and control gears. Its products have application in voltages ranging from 480 volts to 38,000 volts; and are used in oil and gas refining, onshore and offshore oil and gas production, petrochemical, liquid natural gas terminals, pipeline, terminal, mining and metals, light rail traction power, electric utility, pulp and paper, and other heavy industrial markets. It also provides value-added services, such as spare parts, field service inspection, installation, commissioning, modification and repair, retrofit and retrofill components for existing systems, and replacement circuit breakers for switchgear. The company has operations in the United States, Canada, the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Mexico, and Central and South America. Powell Industries, Inc. was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.


8550 Mosley Road, Houston, TX, United States, 77075-1180