|Company name||Colfax Corp|
|Live stock price||[stckqut]CFX[/stckqut]|
|P/E compared to competitors||Good|
|Confident Investor Rating||Fair|
|Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario)||$40.65|
|Target stock price (averages with growth)||$32.82|
|Target stock price (averages with no growth)||$14.83|
|Target stock price (manual assumptions)||$27.94|
The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=cfx
Colfax Corporation is an industrial manufacturing and engineering company. The Company provides gas and fluid-handling and fabrication technology products and services to commercial and governmental customers around the world under Howden, ESAB and Colfax Fluid Handling brand names. The Company’s segments include Gas and Fluid Handling, and Fabrication Technology. The Gas and Fluid Handling segment supplies a range of products, including heavy-duty centrifugal and axial fans, rotary heat exchangers, gas compressors, pumps, fluid-handling systems and controls and specialty valves, which serves customers in the power generation, oil, gas and petrochemical, mining, marine (including defense), and general industrial and other end markets. The Fabrication technology segment develops, manufactures and supplies consumable products and equipment for the cutting and joining of steels, aluminum, and other metals and metal alloys.
Confident Investor comments: At this time, I think that a Confident Investor can cautiously invest in Colfax Corp as long as the price is correct. Most of the fundamentals of this company are good but there are some concerns. I am removing Colfax from my Watch List.
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How was this analysis of Colfax Corp calculated?
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In order to assist you in using the techniques of this book, the values that I used when calculating the Manual pricing above were:
- Stock price at the time of the calculation: $26.32
- Growth: 0.12
- Current EPS (TTM): $1.11
- P/E: 23
- Future EPS Calc: $1.95
- Future Stock Price Calc: $44.99
- Target stock price: $27.93
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