ESCO Technologies Inc (ESE) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on September 30, 2017

ESCO Technologies Inc (NYSE:ESE) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on September 30, 2017. ESCO Technologies Inc designs and manufactures specialty filtration products including hydraulic filter elements and fluid control devices used in commercial aerospace applications, filter mechanisms used in micro-propulsion devices for satellites. ESCO Technologies Inc has a market cap of $1.68 billion; its shares were traded at around $65.20 with a P/E ratio of 31.50 and P/S ratio of 2.49. The dividend yield of ESCO Technologies Inc stocks is 0.49%. ESCO Technologies Inc had annual average EBITDA growth of 2.50% over the past ten years.

For the last quarter ESCO Technologies Inc reported a revenue of $207.0 million, compared with the revenue of $159.5 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $685.7 million, an increase of 20% from last year. For the last five years ESCO Technologies Inc had an average revenue growth rate of 6.7% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $2.07 for the year, an increase of 16.9% from previous year. The ESCO Technologies Inc had a decent operating margin of 12.26%, compared with the operating margin of 13.57% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of ESCO Technologies Inc is 12.01%. The profitability rank of the company is 7 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, ESCO Technologies Inc has the cash and cash equivalents of $45.5 million, compared with $53.8 million in the previous year. The long term debt was $255.0 million, compared with $90.0 million in the previous year. The interest coverage to the debt is at a comfortable level of 18.4. ESCO Technologies Inc has a financial strength rank of 6 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $65.20, ESCO Technologies Inc is traded at 34.3% premium to its historical median P/S valuation band of $48.53. The P/S ratio of the stock is 2.49, while the historical median P/S ratio is 1.84. The stock gained 16.42% during the past 12 months.

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