Analysts estimate Iron Mountain Incorporated (IRM) To Grow by 1.92%: Here is Why

Iron Mountain Incorporated (IRM) is owned by a number of high-value investors. Its largest direct holder is Kent P. Dauten Independent Director with 2,009,473 shares. The second-largest direct holder is William L. Meaney Director, President and Chief Executive Officer, with 147,992 shares of the company’s stock. In third place with 63,743 shares of IRM is Ernest W. Cloutier Executive Vice President and General Manager, Global Records and Information Management.

Now turning to institutional ownership of Iron Mountain Incorporated (IRM), The Vanguard Group, Inc. is the top holder with 45.0 million shares. The next largest fund holder of this company’s stock is Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors) with 32.0 million shares. In the third-place spot with 15.0 million shares is BlackRock Fund Advisors.

This company’s stock price was $33.48 at the previous market close, with its latest volume reaching 1959925. Compare that to its average daily volume of 2.18M. Given the fact that this stock has 287.15M shares outstanding, its current market value is sitting at $9.61B. This publicly-traded stock’s 60-month Beta is 0.55. Its Price to Sales ratio is 2.27, its Price to Cash Flow ratio is 51.47, and its Price to Book ratio is 6.37.

IRM stock has achieved a 5-day range of $32.71 to $34.38, with a total performance of +2.07% during that period. Meanwhile, in the past month of trading, this stock has traded in the range of $31.63 to $34.44, generating a +3.75% change during the period. In the past three months, this stock’s price has changed by +8.53%, trading in the range of $30.52 to $34.44.

In the past 5 days, shares of IRM have made a new high 2 times. In the last month, it has made a new high 9 times, and in the past 3 months, it has made a new high 14 times.

Now let’s turn to this public company’s earnings. For the quarter ending 9/29/2019, the earnings per share (EPS) was reported at 0.32. This is a 0.02 difference compared to the consensus estimate of 0.3, amounting to an earnings surprise of 6.70%. In the previous quarter, which ended in 9/29/2019, the consensus estimate was 0.23, making for an earnings surprise of 0.00%. For the quarter ending 3/30/2019, EPS was reported at 0.17, generating a -29.20% earnings surprise.

The Net Income for the most recent full fiscal year, which ended in 12-2018, was $364.0 million. This is compared to the prior year, where Net Income was $185.0 million. Meanwhile, this company’s Operating Cash Flow was $935.0 million for the year, compared to $720.0 million in 2017. Capital Expenditures for the year were reportedly -$460.0 million, compared to -$343.0 million, and Free Cash flow was $475.0 million compared to the prior year’s $377.0 million.

Iron Mountain Incorporated (IRM) stock currently has a Financial Strength score of 3/10. This is due to a combination of factors, including a Cash to Debt ratio of 0.02, an Equity to Asset ratio of 0.11, a Debt to Equity ratio of 5.7 and a Debt to EBITDA of 5.91. The Interest Coverage of this stock is 1.84, its Piotroski F-Score is 5, its Altman Z-Score is 0.68 and its Beneish M-Score is -2.7.

This publicly-traded company’s Profitability and Growth score is 7/10, thanks to a combination of things: an Operating Margin of 18.43, a Net Margin of 9.35, a ROE of 22.68, and a ROC of 14.5.

Shifting focus now to Valuation and Return for IRM, this company’s Price to Median PS Value is 1.08. Price to Peter Lynch Fair Value for IRM is now 0.00. Meanwhile, its Forward Rate of Return (Yactman) is 7.6.

Certain ratios provide helpful insights into how a stock is performing. The Quick Ratio for IRM is sitting at 0.66, while its Current Ratio is 0.66 and its PEG Ratio is 7.42. This stock’s PB Ratio is 6.38, its PS Ratio is 2.25, its Forward PE Ratio is 26.32, and its PE Ratio without NRI is 24.45. Similarly, its Shiller PE Ratio is 34.67, its Price to Owner Earnings is 16.5, its Price to Free Cash Flow is 44.16 and its Price to Operating Cash Flow is 10.04.