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Market Price

5.89 

0.14 2.4%

as of Nov 13 '18

52 Week Range:

5.63 9.32


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S2O Stock Analyzer - General Info

General Info


type: video (mp4); length: 3:30

Demonstrates how to use Stock Analyzer, shows how to analyze a stock and explains in detail "General Info" section of the Stock Analyzer result page.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Financial Statements

Financial Statements


type: video (mp4); length: 5:10

Explains information presented in the Financial Statements section of the S2O Stock Analyzer: financial statements charts, absolute values and growth rates.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Growth Grade and Financial Ratios

Growth Grade and Financial Ratios


type: video (mp4); length: 5:09

Demonstrates how to use Growth Grade & Financial Ratios section; shows the difference between historical and year-over-year Growth Grade on the real life example.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Value Price

Value Price


type: video (mp4); length: 6:03

Demonstrates how to use Value Price (intrinsic value) and the Graham Number, MOS (margin of safety) and IRT - Investment Recovery Time; explains 3 different projection models used to compute value price - pessimistic, moderate and optimistic.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Price Charts

Price Charts


type: video (mp4); length: 8:34

Demonstrates basic rules of how to read a candlestick chart, long and short term moving averages, stochastic, MACD and relative strength (RS) charts. Explains how bull or bear market condition is computed.

General Info

Houston Wire & Cable Company, through its subsidiaries, sells electrical and mechanical wire and cable, industrial fasteners, hardware, and related services in the United States. It offers wire and cable products, including continuous and interlocked armor cables; control and power cables; electronic wires and cables; flexible and portable cords; instrumentation and thermocouple cables; lead and high temperature cables; medium voltage cables; and premise and category wires and cables, primary and secondary aluminum distribution cables, and steel wire ropes and wire rope slings, as well as synthetic fiber rope slings, chains, shackles, and other related hardware and corrosion resistant products. The company also provides private branded products comprising its proprietary brand LifeGuard, a low-smoke zero-halogen cable. Its products are used in maintenance, repair, and operations activities, and related projects; larger-scale projects in the utility, industrial, and infrastructure markets; and a range of industrial applications, such as communications, energy, engineering and construction, general manufacturing, marine construction and marine transportation, mining, infrastructure, oilfield services, petrochemical, transportation, utility, wastewater treatment, and food and beverage. Houston Wire & Cable Company was founded in 1975 and is based in Houston, Texas.

Financial Statements

The charts below show selected Annual and Quarterly Financial Data.

The purpose of these charts is to discover long and short term change dynamics. When numbers are growing year after year in the annual statements chart, the business become stronger and stronger and this is a good sign.

Quarterly Data Chart can be used to do a short term analysis. It makes sense to pay attention to the quarterly dynamics and do not wait for the next yearly statement. We should be alerted if we see that quarterly numbers are going down.

You can check "Annual Financial Statements" and "Quarterly Financial Statements" sections for exact numbers and growth rates.

Annual Statements

On a charts below the Line shows absolute values and the Bar chart shows Year-Over-Year Growth Rate for selected financial statement item. A consistent GROWTH is generally considered necessary to fund future growth from within a business.
NOTE: Growth Rate is not provided if either the latest period or the year-ago period contains a net loss. (source: WSJ Digest of Earnings)
TIP! move your mouse pointer over bar or a circle on any chart below to see details.

Financial Statements

Income Statement



 

Cash Flow Statement



 

Balance Sheet



 

Liquidity Ratios

Current Ratio


 

Current Ratio measures the ability to meet short term obligations. Generally accepted standard is 2 (current assets should be 2 times or 200% of current liabilities).

Quick Ratio


 

Measures immediate liquidity or the cash available to cover immediate liabilities. A safe margin would be at least 1 (100%).

Financial Leverage


 

Defined as total assets divided by total shareholders' equity. The higher the ratio, the more debt a company uses in its capital structure.

Profitability Ratios

ROA


 

Return on Assets (ROA) measures the income (profit) that is generated by the use of the assets of the business.

ROE


 

Return on Equity (ROE) is a measure of profitability that calculates how many dollars of profit a company generates with each dollar of shareholders equity. ROE is sometimes called "return on net worth."

ROIC


 

The Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) measure gives a sense of how well a company is using its money to generate returns. Some investors use this figure as a final evaluation to determine whether or not to invest in a company.

Annual Statements

Item Name Dec '07 Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17
Equity (BVPS) 3.83
4.34
4.56
4.83
5.44
6.09
6.09
6.35
6.17
5.59
5.37
growth rate 13.3% 5.1% 5.9% 12.6% 12.0% 0.0% 4.3% -2.8% -9.4% -3.9%
Earnings BIT 48.52
38.56
13.25
14.16
31.95
27.67
16.11
25.42
9.44
-3.25
4.60
growth rate -20.5% -65.6% 6.9% 125.6% -13.4% -41.8% 57.8% -62.9% -100.0% 100.0%
Avg.PE 9.54
7.00
26.18
27.62
12.50
12.84
30.30
11.57
21.11
20.91
-22.84
growth rate -26.6% 274.0% 5.5% -54.7% 2.7% 136.0% -61.8% 82.5% -1.0% -100.0%
ROA 23.62
17.34
6.26
5.61
10.79
9.06
4.02
7.76
1.17
-3.59
-0.12
growth rate -26.6% -63.9% -10.4% 92.3% -16.0% -55.6% 93.0% -84.9% -100.0% 0.0%
ROE 39.55
32.13
10.21
10.35
21.50
16.51
7.19
13.49
1.93
-6.32
-0.25
growth rate -18.8% -68.2% 1.4% 107.7% -23.2% -56.5% 87.6% -85.7% -100.0% 0.0%
ROIC 31.06
21.39
7.93
7.52
14.11
11.37
5.09
9.47
1.66
-3.59
0.64
growth rate -31.1% -62.9% -5.2% 87.6% -19.4% -55.2% 86.1% -82.5% -100.0% 100.0%
Cur. Ratio 3.93
4.46
4.79
3.16
4.26
5.56
4.33
6.34
6.45
5.11
5.23
growth rate 13.5% 7.4% -34.0% 34.8% 30.5% -22.1% 46.4% 1.7% -20.8% 2.4%
Quick Ratio 1.74
1.79
1.98
1.55
1.95
2.39
1.64
2.53
2.40
1.88
2.04
growth rate 2.9% 10.6% -21.7% 25.8% 22.6% -31.4% 54.3% -5.1% -21.7% 8.5%
Leverage 1.95
1.76
1.51
2.16
1.84
1.81
1.77
1.71
1.59
1.95
2.14
growth rate -9.7% -14.2% 43.1% -14.8% -1.6% -2.2% -3.4% -7.0% 22.6% 9.7%
Balance Sheet Dec '07 Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17
Acct.Receivable 50.80
46.90
67.80
63.69
68.35
63.42
61.82
47.18
46.63
57.85
growth rate -7.7% 44.6% -6.1% 7.3% -7.2% -2.5% -23.7% -1.2% 24.1%
Acct.Payable 29.20
27.71
32.41
7.99
6.38
8.41
8.45
growth rate -5.1% 16.9% -75.3% -20.2% 31.8% 0.5%
Cur.Assets 126.70
113.60
138.50
134.04
154.12
160.29
154.53
123.61
126.98
147.90
growth rate -10.3% 21.9% -3.2% 15.0% 4.0% -3.6% -20.0% 2.7% 16.5%
Total Assets 134.80
122.00
185.50
179.15
197.16
196.18
189.81
159.11
175.87
194.04
growth rate -9.5% 52.1% -3.4% 10.1% -0.5% -3.2% -16.2% 10.5% 10.3%
Cash 0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.27
0.00
growth rate -100.0%
Inventory 73.50
61.30
67.50
69.52
84.66
96.11
88.96
75.78
79.78
88.12
growth rate -16.6% 10.1% 3.0% 21.8% 13.5% -7.4% -14.8% 5.3% 10.4%
Cur.Liabilities 28.40
23.70
43.90
31.47
27.71
37.00
24.21
19.65
24.84
28.30
growth rate -16.6% 85.2% -28.3% -11.9% 33.5% -34.6% -18.8% 26.4% 14.0%
Liabilities 58.20
41.20
99.80
81.82
88.08
85.48
78.51
59.11
85.74
103.30
growth rate -29.2% 142.2% -18.0% 7.7% -3.0% -8.2% -24.7% 45.0% 20.5%
LT Debt 34.51
29.80
17.50
54.80
47.97
58.59
47.95
53.85
39.19
60.39
73.56
growth rate -13.7% -41.3% 213.1% -12.5% 22.1% -18.2% 12.3% -27.2% 54.1% 21.8%
Equity 71.17
76.60
80.80
85.70
97.34
109.08
110.69
111.31
100.00
90.13
90.74
growth rate 7.6% 5.5% 6.1% 13.6% 12.1% 1.5% 0.6% -10.2% -9.9% 0.7%
Common Shares 20.00
18.00
18.00
18.00
18.00
18.00
18.00
18.00
17.00
16.00
16.00
growth rate -10.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% -5.6% -5.9% 0.0%
Cash Flow Statement Dec '07 Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17
Capital Expenditures 0.73
0.60
0.40
-0.50
1.32
1.01
3.40
2.18
3.12
1.32
1.77
growth rate -17.8% -33.3% -100.0% 100.0% -23.8% 237.9% -35.9% 43.5% -57.8% 34.1%
Cash Dividends 3.00
6.00
6.00
6.00
6.28
6.38
7.47
8.29
7.17
2.50
0.08
growth rate 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 4.6% 1.6% 17.1% 11.1% -13.5% -65.2% -96.8%
Cash From OA 20.09
26.40
18.70
19.30
14.32
-3.03
20.75
11.27
31.83
17.24
-11.34
growth rate 31.4% -29.2% 3.2% -25.8% -100.0% 100.0% -45.7% 182.5% -45.8% -100.0%
FCF per Share 0.98
1.45
1.03
1.06
0.06
-0.23
1.52
0.41
1.52
1.08
-0.69
growth rate 48.0% -29.0% 2.9% -94.3% -100.0% 100.0% -73.0% 270.7% -29.0% -100.0%
Sale Purchase of Stock 0.09
0.02
0.43
0.18
0.01
-2.26
-0.18
growth rate -75.0% 1,845.5% -57.7% -93.9% -100.0% 0.0%
FCF 20.00
26.00
18.00
19.00
13.00
-4.00
17.00
9.00
29.00
16.00
-13.00
growth rate 30.0% -30.8% 5.6% -31.6% -100.0% 100.0% -47.1% 222.2% -44.8% -100.0%
Income Statement Dec '07 Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17
Sales 359.12
360.90
254.80
308.50
396.41
393.04
383.29
390.01
308.13
261.64
317.70
growth rate 0.5% -29.4% 21.1% 28.5% -0.9% -2.5% 1.8% -21.0% -15.1% 21.4%
Op.Income 40.40
13.80
15.00
19.68
17.04
7.90
25.42
9.44
-3.25
4.60
growth rate -65.8% 8.7% 31.2% -13.4% -53.6% 221.7% -62.9% -100.0% 100.0%
IBT 38.60
13.30
14.20
31.95
27.67
16.11
24.26
5.12
-7.38
2.53
growth rate -65.5% 6.8% 125.0% -13.4% -41.8% 50.5% -78.9% -100.0% 100.0%
Net Income 23.70
8.00
8.60
19.68
17.04
7.90
14.97
2.04
-6.01
-0.22
growth rate -66.2% 7.5% 128.8% -13.4% -53.6% 89.5% -86.4% -100.0% 0.0%
EPS 1.48
1.33
0.45
0.49
1.11
0.96
0.44
0.85
0.12
-0.37
-0.01
growth rate -10.1% -66.2% 8.9% 126.5% -13.5% -54.2% 93.2% -85.9% -100.0% 0.0%
Gross Profit 92.84
85.70
53.00
62.60
88.90
87.02
84.66
85.94
65.91
52.95
72.66
growth rate -7.7% -38.2% 18.1% 42.0% -2.1% -2.7% 1.5% -23.3% -19.7% 37.2%

Quarterly Statements

Item Name Jun '17 Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18
Earnings BIT -0.16
2.05
2.97
3.27
4.39
growth rate 100.0% 45.0% 10.1% 34.3%
Balance Sheet Jun '17 Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18
Acct.Receivable 52.00
60.07
57.85
54.60
63.54
growth rate 15.5% -3.7% -5.6% 16.4%
Acct.Payable 6.27
6.62
8.45
8.75
8.01
growth rate 5.5% 27.6% 3.5% -8.4%
Cur.Assets 131.81
143.49
147.90
151.37
153.10
growth rate 8.9% 3.1% 2.4% 1.1%
Total Assets 178.85
189.75
194.04
197.33
198.89
growth rate 6.1% 2.3% 1.7% 0.8%
Cash
growth rate
Inventory 78.50
82.21
88.12
93.40
87.82
growth rate 4.7% 7.2% 6.0% -6.0%
Cur.Liabilities 18.29
25.64
28.30
22.87
21.62
growth rate 40.2% 10.4% -19.2% -5.5%
Liabilities 88.73
101.14
103.30
104.54
102.86
growth rate 14.0% 2.1% 1.2% -1.6%
LT Debt 69.93
72.53
73.56
80.18
80.15
growth rate 3.7% 1.4% 9.0% 0.0%
Equity 90.12
88.62
90.74
92.79
96.03
growth rate -1.7% 2.4% 2.3% 3.5%
Common Shares 0.02
0.02
0.02
0.02
0.02
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Cash Flow Statement Jun '17 Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18
Capital Expenditures 0.30
0.08
0.46
0.45
0.29
growth rate -72.6% 470.4% -2.2% -36.1%
Cash Dividends 0.00
0.03
0.02
0.03
0.01
growth rate 550.0% -19.2% 38.1% -65.5%
Cash From OA 2.09
-2.50
-0.45
-6.08
0.41
growth rate -100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Sale Purchase of Stock -0.05
-0.05
-0.10
-0.06
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
FCF 1.79
-2.58
-0.91
-6.54
0.12
growth rate -100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Income Statement Jun '17 Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18
Sales 75.65
81.20
82.15
85.03
93.85
growth rate 7.3% 1.2% 3.5% 10.4%
Op.Income -0.16
2.05
2.97
3.27
4.39
growth rate 100.0% 45.0% 10.1% 34.3%
IBT -0.66
1.50
2.39
2.63
3.62
growth rate 100.0% 58.8% 10.0% 37.8%
Net Income -0.05
-1.71
2.00
1.95
2.61
growth rate 0.0% 100.0% -2.5% 33.9%
EPS
growth rate
Gross Profit 16.32
18.57
20.84
20.49
22.35
growth rate 13.8% 12.2% -1.7% 9.1%
R&D
growth rate

Growth Grade & Financial Ratios

All financial ratios below are calculated based on latest annual statements available and present the most up to date snapshot of a company finances.

Growth Grade

Historical Growth Grade:

F (0.00)

YOY Growth Grade:

F (0.00)

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Market Ratios

Profitability Ratios

Liquidity Ratios

Efficiency Ratios

Value Price

PE and EPS

Historical Current Forward
PE 19.90 19.90 10.71
EPS / Growth -25.7% 0.30 15.0%

Value Price & Investment Recovery Time

Read more about Stock2Own value price in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

Equity Growth Rate: 1.0%

Estimates Pessimistic Moderate Optimistic My Numbers
Rate of Return 15.0%
MOS Price % 50 %
Future EPS Growth 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%
Future PE 2.00 10.87 10.87
Future EPS 0.33 0.33 0.33
Value Price
MOS %
0.16
-97.3%
0.88
-85.1%
0.88
-85.1%
MOS Price 0.08 0.44 0.44
IRT 18.07 18.07 18.07

Graham Number:

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