Gorman-Rupp Company trades as part of the industrial products industry and is in the industrials sector. The company CEO is Jeffrey S. Gorman. Gorman-Rupp Co designs, manufactures and sells pumps and related equipment for use in water, wastewater, construction, industrial, original equipment, agriculture, fire protection, heating, ventilating and other liquid-handling application.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The GRC shares had a previous change of 1.49% which opened at 30.54 and closed at 30.66. It moved to an intraday high of 30.95 and a low of 30.42.

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Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, GRC shares returned 1.12% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -13.49%. Over three months, it changed -8.34%. In one year it has changed -1.30% and within that year its 52 week high was 38.26 and its 52 week low was 29.57. GRC stock is 3.69% above its 52 week low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 33.13 and a 50 day moving average of 33.11. Right now, GRC stock is trading -7.47% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a great opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

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The company has a market cap of $801.0m with 26.1m shares outstanding and a float of 25.9m shares. Trading volume was 27,985 shares and has experienced an average volume of 41,711 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.


The last annual reported EPS for Gorman-Rupp Company was 1.53 which ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 20.04.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr 2019Reported 04-25-2019: 0.28
4thQtr 2018Reported 02-08-2019: 0.36
3rdQtr 2018Reported 10-26-2018: 0.41
2ndQtr 2018Reported 07-27-2018: 0.39
1stQtr 2018Reported 04-26-2018: 0.37

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 29.53, which means it might be overvalued by -3.83%.

The long-term trend of the EPS is an important number as it indicates the present value of Gorman-Rupp Company; the EPS growth rate, as it is usually called, is typically displayed as a percentage, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been 8.10% over the last twelve months.

Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 0.70% of insider ownership and 75.20% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 117,416, which was 0.45% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 2.31. This stock has some short interest, but it might be normal and no need to worry if long the position.

The beta was calculated to be 0.96.

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on assets is 9.71%, profit margin is 9.07%, price-to-sales is 1.90 and price-to-book is 2.66.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 1  : Growth Expectations Result
 6  : Financial Safety Result
 4  : Past Performance Result
 0  : Valuation Result
 4  : Dividend Safety Result
 3  : Overall Result

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