As part of our ongoing series here at The Acquirer’s Multiple, we provide this feature article titled ‘Stock in Focus‘ where we focus on one of the stocks from our Stock Screeners.
One of the cheapest stocks in our Stock Screeners is:
Pzena Investment Management Inc (PZN)
Pzena Investment Management Inc is a United States (U.S) based investment management company. The company adopts value-oriented investment strategies across a wide range of market capitalizations in both U.S. and non-U.S. capital markets. It manages separate accounts on behalf of institutions; acts as the sub-investment adviser for a variety of Securities and Exchange Commission registered mutual funds and non-U.S. funds, and act as investment adviser for the Pzena Mutual Funds as well as certain private placement funds. In addition, the company offers institutional investment products to public and corporate pension funds, endowments, foundations, and certain commingled vehicles geared toward institutional investors. The primary source of the revenue is management fees received.
A quick look at the share price history (below) over the past twelve months shows that the price is down 18%. Here’s why the company is undervalued.
Market Cap: $161 Million
Enterprise Value: $251 Million
Operating Earnings: $111 Million
Acquirer’s Multiple: 2.26
Free Cash Flow (TTM)
Free Cash Flow: $69.6 Million
FCF/EV Yield: 43%
Shareholder Yield: 11.8%
Piotroski F-Score: 3
Altman Z-Score: 4.10
ROA (5 Year Avge%): 50.47
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