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50.50 

-0.05 -0.1%

as of Apr 18 '19

52 Week Range:

42.55 51.88


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Financial Statements


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

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Value Price


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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.

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Price Charts


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General Info

Otter Tail Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in electric, manufacturing, and plastics businesses in the United States. The company's Electric segment produces, transmits, distributes, and sells electric energy in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota; and operates as a participant in the Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. markets. This segment generates electricity through coal, wind and hydro, and natural gas and oil sources. It serves approximately 130,000 residential, commercial, industrial, and other customers. Otter Tail Corporation's Manufacturing segment stamps, fabricates, welds, paints, and laser cuts metal components for use in the recreational vehicle, agricultural, oil and gas, lawn and garden, industrial equipment, health and fitness, and enclosure industries; manufactures and fabricates parts for off-road equipment, mining machinery, oil fields and offshore oil rigs, wind industry components, broadcast antennae, and farm equipment; and provides laser cutting services and stamping to weldments and assemblies for metal fabrication buyers and original equipment manufacturers. It also manufactures and sells thermoformed products for the horticulture industry; and clamshell packing, blister packs, returnable pallets, and handling trays for shipping and storing odd-shaped or difficult-to-handle parts for customers in the medical and life sciences, industrial, recreation, and electronics industries. The company's Plastics segment manufactures polyvinyl chloride pipes for municipal water, rural water, wastewater, storm drainage system, and other uses. This segment markets its products to wholesalers and distributors through independent sales representatives, company salespersons, and customer service representatives. The company was formerly known as Otter Tail Power Company and changed its name to Otter Tail Corporation in 2001. Otter Tail Corporation was founded in 1907 and is headquartered in Fergus Falls, Minnesota.

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 '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17 Dec '18
Equity (BVPS) 19.10
18.75
17.55
17.34
14.43
14.61
15.13
15.79
16.69
17.51
18.29
growth rate -1.8% -6.4% -1.2% -16.8% 1.3% 3.6% 4.4% 5.7% 4.9% 4.5%
Earnings BIT 50.16
21.43
2.61
19.21
41.10
63.72
99.53
109.21
111.52
126.67
123.88
growth rate -57.3% -87.8% 636.0% 114.0% 55.0% 56.2% 9.7% 2.1% 13.6% -2.2%
Avg.PE 21.41
35.09
29.50
49.02
23.81
21.37
20.04
17.19
23.80
22.74
23.06
growth rate 63.9% -15.9% 66.2% -51.4% -10.3% -6.2% -14.2% 38.5% -4.5% 1.4%
ROA 2.19
1.47
-0.12
-0.82
-0.36
3.15
3.41
3.29
3.34
3.70
4.06
growth rate -32.9% -100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 8.3% -3.5% 1.5% 10.8% 9.7%
ROE 5.74
3.75
-0.33
-2.38
-1.10
9.53
10.42
10.08
9.77
10.60
11.55
growth rate -34.7% -100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 9.3% -3.3% -3.1% 8.5% 9.0%
ROIC 3.25
4.10
1.89
1.61
2.44
7.46
7.84
7.24
7.09
7.37
8.20
growth rate 26.2% -53.9% -14.8% 51.6% 205.7% 5.1% -7.7% -2.1% 4.0% 11.3%
Cur. Ratio 1.29
1.69
1.40
2.13
1.87
1.08
1.52
0.76
0.96
0.93
1.42
growth rate 31.0% -17.2% 52.1% -12.2% -42.3% 40.7% -50.0% 26.3% -3.1% 52.7%
Quick Ratio 0.69
0.77
0.60
1.06
0.99
0.50
0.45
0.35
0.44
0.45
0.66
growth rate 11.6% -22.1% 76.7% -6.6% -49.5% -10.0% -22.2% 25.7% 2.3% 46.7%
Leverage 2.50
2.61
2.80
2.98
3.07
2.98
3.13
3.01
2.85
2.87
2.82
growth rate 4.4% 7.3% 6.4% 3.0% -2.9% 5.0% -3.8% -5.3% 0.7% -1.7%
Balance Sheet Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17 Dec '18
Acct.Receivable 150.20
106.60
95.00
152.51
157.34
128.45
91.35
93.92
94.83
99.84
110.95
growth rate -29.0% -10.9% 60.5% 3.2% -18.4% -28.9% 2.8% 1.0% 5.3% 11.1%
Acct.Payable 122.73
143.56
133.83
107.01
89.50
89.35
84.68
96.29
growth rate 17.0% -6.8% -20.0% -16.4% -0.2% -5.2% 13.7%
Cur.Assets 393.00
350.00
513.70
474.57
323.63
270.50
256.57
206.69
208.02
239.13
241.42
growth rate -10.9% 46.8% -7.6% -31.8% -16.4% -5.2% -19.4% 0.6% 15.0% 1.0%
Total Assets 1,692.60
1,754.70
1,770.60
1,700.52
1,602.34
1,596.02
1,740.70
1,818.68
1,912.39
2,004.28
2,052.52
growth rate 3.7% 0.9% -4.0% -5.8% -0.4% 9.1% 4.5% 5.2% 4.8% 2.4%
Cash 7.60
4.40
0.00
15.99
52.36
2.01
16.22
0.86
growth rate -42.1% -100.0% 227.4% -96.2% 68.6% -94.7%
Inventory 102.00
86.50
72.00
68.74
69.34
72.63
85.20
85.42
83.74
88.03
106.27
growth rate -15.2% -16.8% -4.5% 0.9% 4.8% 17.3% 0.3% -2.0% 5.1% 20.7%
Cur.Liabilities 304.70
207.00
285.00
192.36
173.13
236.27
200.60
271.12
215.67
256.65
170.09
growth rate -32.1% 37.7% -32.5% -10.0% 36.5% -15.1% 35.2% -20.5% 19.0% -33.7%
Liabilities 1,001.10
1,067.70
1,122.70
1,113.57
1,064.86
1,061.19
1,167.93
1,213.66
1,242.28
1,307.39
1,323.65
growth rate 6.7% 5.2% -0.8% -4.4% -0.4% 10.1% 3.9% 2.4% 5.2% 1.2%
LT Debt 339.70
436.20
433.70
471.92
421.68
389.59
498.49
443.85
505.34
490.38
590.00
growth rate 28.4% -0.6% 8.8% -10.6% -7.6% 28.0% -11.0% 13.9% -3.0% 20.3%
Equity 691.50
687.00
647.90
586.95
537.47
534.83
572.77
605.02
670.10
696.89
728.86
growth rate -0.7% -5.7% -9.4% -8.4% -0.5% 7.1% 5.6% 10.8% 4.0% 4.6%
Common Shares 32.00
36.00
36.00
36.00
36.00
36.00
37.00
38.00
39.00
40.00
40.00
growth rate 12.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.8% 2.7% 2.6% 2.6% 0.0%
Cash Flow Statement Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17 Dec '18
Capital Expenditures 265.89
171.76
58.26
67.36
114.19
159.83
163.58
160.08
161.26
132.91
105.43
growth rate -35.4% -66.1% 15.6% 69.5% 40.0% 2.4% -2.1% 0.7% -17.6% -20.7%
Cash Dividends 38.10
43.00
43.70
43.92
43.98
43.82
44.26
46.22
48.24
50.63
53.20
growth rate 12.9% 1.6% 0.5% 0.1% -0.4% 1.0% 4.4% 4.4% 5.0% 5.1%
Cash From OA 111.30
162.80
105.00
104.38
233.55
147.78
112.47
117.54
163.39
173.58
143.45
growth rate 46.3% -35.5% -0.6% 123.7% -36.7% -23.9% 4.5% 39.0% 6.2% -17.4%
FCF per Share -4.88
-0.40
0.54
0.80
3.25
1.26
-2.14
-0.52
-0.23
0.83
1.19
growth rate 0.0% 100.0% 48.2% 306.3% -61.2% -100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 43.4%
Sale Purchase of Stock -1.18
-0.48
-13.91
26.26
12.19
43.77
2.55
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% -53.6% 259.2% -94.2%
FCF -155.00
-14.00
19.00
31.00
118.00
-17.00
-51.00
-43.00
2.00
41.00
38.00
growth rate 0.0% 100.0% 63.2% 280.7% -100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 1,950.0% -7.3%
Income Statement Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17 Dec '18
Sales 1,311.20
1,039.50
892.20
840.17
710.17
743.41
799.26
779.80
803.54
849.35
916.45
growth rate -20.7% -14.2% -5.8% -15.5% 4.7% 7.5% -2.4% 3.0% 5.7% 7.9%
Op.Income 73.00
45.40
24.10
34.91
46.03
48.60
99.53
109.21
111.52
126.67
123.88
growth rate -37.8% -46.9% 44.9% 31.9% 5.6% 104.8% 9.7% 2.1% 13.6% -2.2%
IBT 50.20
21.40
-11.80
39.03
53.21
61.11
73.44
80.23
82.54
99.70
96.93
growth rate -57.4% -100.0% 100.0% 36.3% 14.9% 20.2% 9.3% 2.9% 20.8% -2.8%
Net Income 35.10
26.00
-1.30
34.91
46.03
48.60
57.72
59.35
62.32
72.44
82.35
growth rate -25.9% -100.0% 100.0% 31.9% 5.6% 18.8% 2.8% 5.0% 16.2% 13.7%
EPS 1.09
0.71
-0.06
-0.40
-0.17
1.39
1.57
1.58
1.61
1.82
2.06
growth rate -34.9% -100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 13.0% 0.6% 1.9% 13.0% 13.2%
Gross Profit 262.30
235.90
234.30
190.19
203.58
203.50
216.19
223.11
243.03
261.38
271.18
growth rate -10.1% -0.7% -18.8% 7.0% 0.0% 6.2% 3.2% 8.9% 7.6% 3.8%

Quarterly Statements

Item Name Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18 Dec '18
Earnings BIT 32.14
36.20
28.72
36.94
22.03
growth rate 12.6% -20.7% 28.6% -40.4%
Balance Sheet Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18 Dec '18
Acct.Receivable 99.84
120.07
120.28
120.99
110.95
growth rate 20.3% 0.2% 0.6% -8.3%
Acct.Payable 84.19
87.18
95.08
91.03
96.29
growth rate 3.6% 9.1% -4.3% 5.8%
Cur.Assets 239.13
240.13
239.24
241.41
241.42
growth rate 0.4% -0.4% 0.9% 0.0%
Total Assets 2,004.28
2,007.42
2,011.25
2,027.42
2,052.52
growth rate 0.2% 0.2% 0.8% 1.2%
Cash 16.22
1.12
1.04
0.65
0.86
growth rate -93.1% -7.6% -37.4% 32.7%
Inventory 88.03
88.00
90.44
94.62
106.27
growth rate 0.0% 2.8% 4.6% 12.3%
Cur.Liabilities 256.65
166.10
166.24
163.45
170.09
growth rate -35.3% 0.1% -1.7% 4.1%
Liabilities 1,307.39
1,299.37
1,296.67
1,302.11
1,323.65
growth rate -0.6% -0.2% 0.4% 1.7%
LT Debt 490.38
589.94
589.96
589.98
590.00
growth rate 20.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Equity 696.89
708.05
714.58
725.30
728.86
growth rate 1.6% 0.9% 1.5% 0.5%
Common Shares 197.79
198.13
198.26
198.32
198.32
growth rate 0.2% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0%
Cash Flow Statement Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18 Dec '18
Capital Expenditures 38.36
23.62
25.48
25.40
growth rate -38.4% 7.9% -0.3%
Cash Dividends 12.67
13.29
13.30
13.30
growth rate 4.9% 0.1% 0.0%
Cash From OA 59.50
4.64
48.76
47.47
growth rate -92.2% 950.8% -2.7%
Sale Purchase of Stock -2.41
-2.41
growth rate 0.0%
FCF 21.14
-18.98
23.28
22.07
growth rate -100.0% 100.0% -5.2%
Income Statement Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18 Dec '18
Sales 206.69
241.27
226.35
227.66
221.17
growth rate 16.7% -6.2% 0.6% -2.9%
Op.Income 32.14
36.20
28.72
36.94
22.03
growth rate 12.6% -20.7% 28.6% -40.4%
IBT 25.85
30.01
21.75
30.63
14.54
growth rate 16.1% -27.5% 40.8% -52.5%
Net Income 18.34
26.22
18.70
23.27
14.16
growth rate 42.9% -28.7% 24.5% -39.2%
EPS
growth rate
Gross Profit 66.52
72.71
64.77
73.61
60.09
growth rate 9.3% -10.9% 13.7% -18.4%
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:

D (42.75)

YOY Growth Grade:

E (22.63)

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Market Ratios

Profitability Ratios

Liquidity Ratios

Efficiency Ratios

Value Price

PE and EPS

Historical Current Forward
PE 24.55 24.51 20.98
EPS / Growth 3.3% 2.06 9.0%

Value Price & Investment Recovery Time

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

Equity Growth Rate: 3.9%

Estimates Pessimistic Moderate Optimistic My Numbers
Rate of Return 15.0%
MOS Price % 50 %
Future EPS Growth 3.3% 3.6% 3.6%
Future PE 6.68 17.59 17.59
Future EPS 2.86 2.94 2.94
Value Price
MOS %
4.72
-90.6%
12.78
-74.7%
12.78
-74.7%
MOS Price 2.36 6.39 6.39
IRT 17.76 17.39 17.39

Graham Number:

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