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Universal Forest Products Inc (UFPI) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2018

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Universal Forest Products Inc (UFPI) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2018. Universal Forest Products Inc and its subsidiaries supply wood and wood-alternative products to three primary markets namely retail,industrial and construction. Universal Forest Products Inc has a market cap of $1.94 billion; its shares were traded at around $31.44 with a P/E ratio of 13.10 and P/S ratio of 0.44. The dividend yield of Universal Forest Products Inc stocks is 1.14%. Universal Forest Products Inc had annual average EBITDA growth of 16.50% over the past ten years. GuruFocus rated Universal Forest Products Inc the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.


For the last quarter Universal Forest Products Inc reported a revenue of $988.2 million, compared with the revenue of $966.1 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $4.5 billion, an increase of 13.9% from last year. For the last five years Universal Forest Products Inc had an average revenue growth rate of 13% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $2.4 for the year, an increase of 23.7% from previous year. Over the last five years Universal Forest Products Inc had an EPS growth rate of 27.1% a year. The Universal Forest Products Inc had an operating margin of 4.46%, compared with the operating margin of 4.58% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of Universal Forest Products Inc is 3.28%. The profitability rank of the company is 7 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, Universal Forest Products Inc has the cash and cash equivalents of $27.3 million, compared with $28.3 million in the previous year. The long term debt was $202.1 million, compared with $144.7 million in the previous year. The interest coverage to the debt is 1.6, which is not a favorable level. Universal Forest Products Inc has a financial strength rank of 7 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $31.44, Universal Forest Products Inc is traded at close to its historical median P/S valuation band of $28.88. The P/S ratio of the stock is 0.44, while the historical median P/S ratio is 0.39. The intrinsic value of the stock is $68.32 a share, according to GuruFocus DCF Calculator. The stock lost 10.06% during the past 12 months.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of UFPI, click here.

This article first appeared on GuruFocus.