P&F Industries, Inc.: Strong price momentum but will it sustain?

P&F Industries, Inc. relative valuation is UNDERVALUED and it has a fundamental analysis score of 47.

Our analysis is based on comparing P&F Industries, Inc. with the following peers – Actuant Corporation Class A, Briggs & Stratton Corporation, L.S. Starrett Company Class A, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., Eastern Company and Snap-on Incorporated (ATU-US, BGG-US, SCX-US, SWK-US, EML-US and SNA-US).

P&F Industries, Inc. has shown underwhelming performance overall, both over the last one year as well as over the last month. While, in what appears to be a redeeming aspect, P&F Industries, Inc.’s price momentum over the last month, at -3.47% has been better than that over the last year, which was -4.34%, P&F Industries, Inc. has actually lagged its peer group.

Company Snapshot

  • Considering peers, relative underperformance over the last year and the last month suggest a lagging position.
  • P&F Industries, Inc. Class A trades at a lower Price/Book multiple (0.60) than its peer median (1.93).
  • We classify PFIN-US as Challenged because of its below median returns and the market’s relatively low growth expectations.
  • PFIN-US has relatively low profit margins and median asset efficiency.
  • The company’s year-on-year change in revenues and earnings are better than the median among its peer group.
  • Over the last five years, PFIN-US‘s return on assets has eroded from above median to below median among its peers suggesting declining relative operating performance.
  • The company’s median gross margin and relatively low pre-tax margin suggest high operating costs versus peers.
  • While PFIN-US‘s revenue growth in recent years has been above the peer median, the stock’s P/E ratio is less than the peer median suggesting that the company’s earnings may be peaking and the market expects a decline in its growth expectations.
  • The company is likely overinvesting in a business with only median returns.
  • PFIN-US‘s operating performance may not allow it to raise additional debt.
  • Our analysis rates P&F Industries, Inc. as UNDERVALUED relative to its peers.

Share Price Performance

Considering peers, relative underperformance over the last year and the last month suggest a lagging position.

PFIN-US‘s share price performance of -4.34% for the last 12 months is below its peer median. The 30-day trend in its share price performance of -3.47% is also below the peer median implying that the company’s stock performance is lagging its peers.

Share Price Performance

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Relative Valuation

Relative Valuation
Fundamental Score

P&F Industries, Inc.’s price of USD 7.94 is lower than CapitalCube’s implied price of USD 15.23. CapitalCube believes that at these levels, P&F Industries, Inc. is undervalued and has upside potential. Over the last 52 week period, the stock has fluctuated between USD 6.69 and USD 11.85.

Valuation & Peer Metrics

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Company Profile

P&F Industries, Inc. manufactures and imports air-powered tools and residential hardware. It operates through the Tools and Hardware segments. The Tools and Other Products segment engages in the importation and sale of pneumatic hand tools and compressor air filters. The Hardware segment imports and manufactures door, window and fencing hardware, and accessories including rollers, hinges, window operators, sash locks, custom zinc castings and door closers. The company was founded on April 19, 1963 and is headquartered in Melville, NY.

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