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TE Connectivity Earnings Power Value (EPV)

: $47.56 (As of Sep21)
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As of Sep21, TE Connectivity's earnings power value is $47.56. *

* GuruFocus does not store EPV value into our database if Average Maintenance CAPEX is 0.

Margin of Safety is -217.3

The basic concept of EPV is that one should value a stock based on the current free cash flow of a company and not on future projections which may, or may not, come true. It is arguably a better way to analyze stocks than Discounted Cash Flow analysis that relies on highly speculative growth assumptions many years into the future. Assumption: Current profitability is sustainable.


TE Connectivity Earnings Power Value (EPV) Historical Data

The historical data trend for TE Connectivity's Earnings Power Value (EPV) can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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TE Connectivity Annual Data
Trend Sep12 Sep13 Sep14 Sep15 Sep16 Sep17 Sep18 Sep19 Sep20 Sep21
Earnings Power Value (EPV)
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 45.30 29.92 33.26 25.47 47.56

TE Connectivity Quarterly Data
Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21
Earnings Power Value (EPV) Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 25.47 27.18 29.44 46.30 47.56

Competitive Comparison

For the Electronic Components subindustry, TE Connectivity's Earnings Power Value (EPV), along with its competitors' market caps and Earnings Power Value (EPV) data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

TE Connectivity Earnings Power Value (EPV) Distribution

For the Hardware industry and Technology sector, TE Connectivity's Earnings Power Value (EPV) distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where TE Connectivity's Earnings Power Value (EPV) falls into.



TE Connectivity Earnings Power Value (EPV) Calculation

Earnings Power Value also known as just Earnings Power is a valuation technique popularised by Bruce Greenwald, an authority on value investing at Columbia University. It is arguably a better way to analyze stocks than Discounted Cash Flow analysis that relies on highly speculative growth assumptions many years into the future.

The basic concept of EPV is that one should value a stock based on the current free cash flow of a company and not on future projections which may, or may not, come true. This valuation tool excludes the potential growth that a company may have so that needs to be looked at separately. Since future growth is excluded from the analysis, only the maintenance capital expenditures are subtracted from after-tax EBIT (earnings before interest and taxes) and growth capex is ignored.

TE Connectivity's "Earning Power" Calculation:

Average of Last 20 Quarters Last Quarter
Revenue 13,343
DDA 690
Operating Margin % 16.62
SGA * 25% 377
Tax Rate % 12.86
Maintenance Capex 609
Cash and Cash Equivalents 1,203
Short-Term Debt 621
Long-Term Debt 3,589
Shares Outstanding (Diluted) 333

1. Start with "Earnings" not including accounting adjustments (one-time charges not excluded unless policy has changed). "Earnings" are "Operating Income.

2. Look at average margins over a business/Industry cycle: Average Operating Margin = 16.62%

To normalize margins and eliminate the effects on profitability of valuing the firm at different points in the business cycle, it is usually best to take a long-term average of operating margins. Ideally this would be as long as 10 years and include at least one economic downturn. However, since most of companies do not have as long as 10-year history, here GuruFocus uses the latest 5 years data to do the calculation. To smooth out unusual years but reflect recent developments, we take an average of the 5 year margin.

3. Multiply average margins by sustainable revenues and then adjust for maintenance SGA. This yields "normalized" EBIT:

To be conservative, GuruFocus uses an average of the 5 year revenues as the sustainable revenue.
EPV analysis recognises that part of SG&A expenditure is made to maintain and replace the existing assets, while part is made to grow sales. Since EPV is only interested in what it costs a going concern to maintain its existing asset base, it adds back a percentage of SG&A (between 15% and 50% - this is a matter of judgment and industry knowledge) to make up for the fact that some of this expenditure went to fund growth and shouldn't be accounted for. To start off, we assume 25% for the sake of prudence.
Sustainable Revenue = $ Mil, Average Operating Margin = 16.62%, Average Adjusted SGA = 377,
therefore "Normalized" EBIT = Sustainable Revenue * Average Operating Margin + Average Adjusted SGA = 13,343 * 16.62% +377 = $2593.989692 Mil.

4. Multiply by one minus Average Tax Rate (NOPAT):

Same as average operating margin calculation, GuruFocus takes an average of the 5 years tax rates.
Average Tax Rate = 12.86%, and "Normalized" EBIT = $2593.989692 Mil,
therefore After-tax "Normalized" EBIT = "Normalized" EBIT * ( 1 - Average Tax Rate ) = 2593.989692 * ( 1 - 12.86% ) = $2260.4285575057 Mil.

5. Add back Excess Depreciation (after tax at 1/2 average tax rate). This yields "normalized" Earnings:

Excess Depreciation = Average DDA * % of Excess Depreciation (after tax at 1/2 average tax rate) = 690 * 0.5 * 12.86% = $44.337832 Mil.
"Normalized" Earnings = After-tax "Normalized" EBIT + Excess Depreciation = 2260.4285575057 + 44.337832 = $2304.7663895057 Mil.

6. Adjusted for Maintenance Capital Expenditure:

First, calculate the revenue change regarding to the previous year. If the revenue decreased from the previous year, then the Maintenance Capital Expenditure = Capital Expenditure (positive).
Second, if the revenue increased from the previous year, then calculate the percentage of Net PPE as of corresponding Revenue.
Third, calculate Capital Expenditure (positive) - percentage of Net PPE as of corresponding Revenue * revenue increase.
If [Capital Expenditure (positive) - percentage of Net PPE as of corresponding Revenue * revenue increase] was negative, then the Maintenance Capital Expenditure = Capital Expenditure (positive).
If [Capital Expenditure (positive) - percentage of Net PPE as of corresponding Revenue * revenue increase] was positive, then the Maintenance Capital Expenditure = Capital Expenditure (positive) - percentage of Net PPE as of corresponding Revenue * revenue increase.
Fourth, GuruFocus uses an average of the 5 year maintenance capital expenditures as maintenance CAPEX.
TE Connectivity's Average Maintenance CAPEX = $609 Mil *.
* GuruFocus does not store EPV value into our database if Average Maintenance CAPEX is 0.

7. Investors require a return of "WACC" for the risk they are taking: WACC = 9%

8. TE Connectivity's current cash and cash equivalent = $1,203 Mil.
TE Connectivity's current interest bearing debt = Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation = 3,589 + 621 = $4210 Mil.
TE Connectivity's current Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average) = 333 Mil.

TE Connectivity's Earnings Power Value (EPV) for Sep21 is calculated as:

EPV = ( ( Norm. Earnings-Maint. CAPEX *) / WACC + CashandEquiv - Int. Bearing Debt ) / Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average)
= ( ( 2304.7663895057 - 609)/ 9%+1,203-4210 )/333
=47.56

Margin of Safety (EPV)=( Earnings Power Value (EPV)-Current Price )/Earnings Power Value (EPV)
=( 47.557080063588-150.90 )/47.557080063588
= -217.3%

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

* GuruFocus does not store EPV value into our database if Average Maintenance CAPEX is 0.


TE Connectivity  (NYSE:TEL) Earnings Power Value (EPV) Explanation

Assumption: Current profitability is sustainable.

Earnings power value (EPV) uses a very basic equation which assumes no growth, although it does rely on an assumption about the cost of capital as well as the fact that current earnings are sustainable. It also involves several adjustments to clean up the underlying Earnings figures.


Be Aware

Though using today's earnings in calculating Earnings Power Value, GuruFocus is normalizing these earnings to the business cycle. This eliminates the effects on profitability of valuing the firm at different points in the business cycle. This means that we are considering the average earnings over 5 years.


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TE Connectivity Business Description

TE Connectivity logo
Industry
Technology » Hardware NAICS : 334419 SIC : 3679
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
Muhlenstrasse 26, Schaffhausen, CHE, CH-8200
TE Connectivity is the largest electrical connector supplier in the world, supplying interconnect and sensor solutions to the transportation, industrial, and communications markets. With operations in 150 countries and over 500,000 stock-keeping units, TE Connectivity has a broad portfolio that forms the electrical architecture of its end customers' cutting-edge innovations.
Executives
Stucki Aaron Kyle officer: Pres. Communications Solutions 1050 WESTLAKES DRIVE BERWYN PA 19312
Jenkins John S officer: EVP & General Counsel 1050 WESTLAKES DRIVE BERWYN PA 19312
Mitts Heath A officer: EVP & Chief Financial Officer 1925 WEST FIELD COURT SUITE 200 LAKE FOREST IL 60045
Rock Kevin N officer: President, Industrial Solution 1050 WESTLAKES DRIVE BERWYN PA 19312
Calastri Mario officer: SVP & Treasurer C/O TYCO ELECTRONICS LTD. 1050 WESTLAKES DRIVE BERWYN PA 19312
Resch Eric officer: Sr VP & Chief Tax Officer C/O TYCO ELECTRONICS LTD. 1050 WESTLAKES DRIVE BERWYN PA 19312
Phelan Daniel J director C/O TYCO ELECTRONICS LTD. 1050 WESTLAKES DRIVE BERWYN PA 19312
Dugle Lynn A director 4803 STONECROFT BOULEVARD CHANTILLY VA 20151
Willoughby Dawn C director 1221 BROADWAY OAKLAND CA 94612
Merkt Steven T officer: President, Transportation Sol. 1050 WESTLAKES DRIVE BERWYN PA 19312
Lynch Thomas J director 1303 E ALGONQUIN RD SCHAUMBURG IL 60196
Curtin Terrence R director, officer: Chief Exec. Officer & Director C/O TYCO ELECTRONICS LTD. 1050 WESTLAKES DRIVE BERWYN PA 19312
Kroeger Shadrak W officer: Pres., Communications Solution 1050 WESTLAKES DRIVE BERWYN PA 19312
Murphy Tim officer: SVP & CHRO 1050 WESTLAKES DRIVE BERWYN PA 19312
Ott Robert J officer: Sr VP & Corporate Controller C/O TYCO ELECTRONICS LTD 1050 WESTLAKES DRIVE BERWYN PA 19312

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