Equities analysts expect EnPro Industries, Inc. (NYSE:NPO) to announce $384.35 million in sales for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Two analysts have issued estimates for EnPro Industries’ earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $382.70 million and the highest is $386.00 million. EnPro Industries posted sales of $388.20 million in the same quarter last year, which would indicate a negative year over year growth rate of 1%. The firm is scheduled to issue its next quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 30th.
On average, analysts expect that EnPro Industries will report full-year sales of $1.52 billion for the current financial year, with estimates ranging from $1.51 billion to $1.52 billion. For the next financial year, analysts expect that the firm will report sales of $1.58 billion, with estimates ranging from $1.57 billion to $1.61 billion. Zacks Investment Research’s sales averages are a mean average based on a survey of research analysts that that provide coverage for EnPro Industries.
EnPro Industries (NYSE:NPO) last posted its earnings results on Monday, July 29th. The industrial products company reported $1.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.00 by $0.32. EnPro Industries had a return on equity of 10.45% and a net margin of 2.58%. The business had revenue of $387.00 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $389.77 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.75 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 1.7% compared to the same quarter last year.
Shares of NPO stock traded up $3.16 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $66.91. The company had a trading volume of 5,836 shares, compared to its average volume of 121,898. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.49, a quick ratio of 1.65 and a current ratio of 2.52. EnPro Industries has a twelve month low of $55.43 and a twelve month high of $75.73. The company has a market capitalization of $1.31 billion, a P/E ratio of 17.13, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.02 and a beta of 1.84. The stock’s fifty day simple moving average is $65.56 and its 200 day simple moving average is $65.00.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, September 18th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, September 4th were paid a dividend of $0.25 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, September 3rd. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.49%. EnPro Industries’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 25.58%.
In other EnPro Industries news, Director Stephen E. Macadam sold 11,261 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $67.26, for a total transaction of $757,414.86. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 227,388 shares in the company, valued at approximately $15,294,116.88. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, SVP Steven R. Bower acquired 1,700 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 6th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $63.92 per share, with a total value of $108,664.00. Following the purchase, the senior vice president now owns 3,190 shares in the company, valued at $203,904.80. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. 2.20% of the stock is owned by company insiders.
A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of NPO. NumerixS Investment Technologies Inc acquired a new position in shares of EnPro Industries in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $57,000. Bank of Montreal Can grew its position in shares of EnPro Industries by 204.5% in the 2nd quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 2,549 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $162,000 after acquiring an additional 1,712 shares in the last quarter. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC grew its position in shares of EnPro Industries by 50.0% in the 2nd quarter. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC now owns 3,000 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $192,000 after acquiring an additional 1,000 shares in the last quarter. Burney Co. acquired a new position in shares of EnPro Industries in the 1st quarter worth approximately $212,000. Finally, AJO LP acquired a new position in shares of EnPro Industries in the 1st quarter worth approximately $278,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 92.36% of the company’s stock.
About EnPro Industries
EnPro Industries, Inc designs, develops, manufactures, and markets engineered industrial products worldwide. The company's Sealing Products segment offers metallic, non-metallic, and composite material gaskets; dynamic seals; compression packing products; hydraulic components; expansion joints; flange sealing and isolation products; pipeline casing spacers/isolators; casing end seals; and modular sealing systems for sealing pipeline penetrations.
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