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IDEX (NYSE:IEX) Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) %

: 9.06% (As of Sep. 2022)
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Yacktman defines forward rate of return as the normalized free cash flow yield plus real growth plus inflation. IDEX's forward rate of return for was 9.06%.

The historical rank and industry rank for IDEX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % or its related term are showing as below:

IEX' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.5   Med: 11.13   Max: 23.14
Current: 8.58

During the past 13 years, IDEX's highest Forward Rate of Return was 23.14. The lowest was 6.50. And the median was 11.13.

IEX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked better than
53.51% of 1867 companies
in the Industrial Products industry
Industry Median: 7.24 vs IEX: 8.58

Unlike the Earnings Yield %, the Forward Rate of Return uses the normalized Free Cash Flow of the past seven years, and considers growth. The forward rate of return can be thought of as the return that investors buying the stock today can expect from it in the future.


IDEX (NYSE:IEX) Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Historical Data

The historical data trend for IDEX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 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.

* Premium members only.

IDEX Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 23.11 10.32 10.79 8.45 7.55

IDEX Quarterly Data
Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 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 7.83 7.55 8.08 8.56 9.06

IDEX (NYSE:IEX) Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Competitive Comparison

For the Specialty Industrial Machinery subindustry, IDEX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) %, along with its competitors' market caps and Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 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.

   

IDEX (NYSE:IEX) Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Distribution

For the Industrial Products industry and Industrials sector, IDEX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where IDEX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % falls into.



IDEX Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Calculation

Forward Rate of Return is a concept that Don Yacktman uses in his investment approach. Yacktman explained the forward rate of return concept in detail in his interview with GuruFocus. Yacktman defines forward rate of return as the normalized free cash flow yield plus real growth plus inflation. He said in the interview (March 2012, when the S&P 500 was at about 1400):

If the business is stable, this calculation is fairly straightforward. For instance, on the S&P 500 we would normalize earnings. We would then calculate what percentage of those earnings are not reinvested in the underlying businesses and are therefore free. Historically, for the S&P 500, this has been just under 50% of earnings. Currently, we expect the S&P to earn about 70 on a normalized basis, a number which is far below reported earnings due to our adjusting for record high profit margins. $70 X ½ / 1400 gives you a normalized free cash flow yield of approximately 2.5%.

The historical real growth rate of the S&P 500 (companies) is about 1.5%. Assuming an inflation rate of 2.5%, the forward rate of return on an investment in the S&P 500 is about 6.5% today (2.5% free cash flow yield plus 1.5% real growth plus 2.5% inflation).

IDEX's Forward Rate of Return of Sep. 2022 is

Forward Rate of Return=Normalized Free Cash Flow/Price+5-Year EBITDA Growth Rate
=6.17371429/199.85+0.0597
=9.06 %

* 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.


IDEX  (NYSE:IEX) Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Explanation

Unlike the Earnings Yield, the Forward Rate of Return uses the normalized Free Cash Flow of the past five years, and considers growth. The forward rate of return can be thought of as the return that investors buying the stock today can expect from it in the future.

For the growth part of the Forward Rate of Return calculation, GuruFocus uses the 5-year average growth rate of EBITDA per share as the growth rate, and the growth rate is always capped at 20%. For the Free Cash Flow we use per share data averaged over five years. The reason we use five years is to make it comparable to the growth rate.


Be Aware

In the Forward Rate of Return calculation, the growth rate is added directly to today's free cash flow yield. Therefore the calculation is reliable only if the company can grow at the same rate in the future as it did in the past. Investors should pay close attention to this when researching growth stocks. A more accurate measurement for return is Return on Capital.


IDEX Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Related Terms

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IDEX (NYSE:IEX) Business Description

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Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
3100 Sanders Road, Suite 301, Northbrook, IL, USA, 60062
Idex manufactures pumps, flow meters, valves, and fluidic systems for customers in a variety of end markets, including industrial, fire & safety, life science, and water. The firm's business is organized into three segments: fluid & metering technologies, health & science technologies, and fire & safety and diversified products. Based in Lake Forest, Illinois, Idex has manufacturing operations in over 20 countries and has over 7,000 employees. The company generated $2.8 billion in revenue and $661 million in adjusted operating income in 2021.
Executives
Watts Stanfield Paris director 3100 SANDERS ROAD SUITE 301 NORTHBROOK IL 60062
Gunter Lakecia N director 3100 SANDER ROAD SUITE 301 NORTHBROOK IL 60062
Satterthwaite Livingston director 1925 WEST FIELD COURT SUITE 200 LAKE FOREST IL 60045
Parry David C director 155 HARLEM AVE. GLENVIEW IL 60025
Beck Mark A director 2200 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, NW SUITE 800W WASHINGTON DC 20037
Christenson Carl R director C/O ALTRA INDUSTRIAL MOTION INC. 300 GRANITE STREET BRAINTREE MA 02184
Helmkamp Katrina L director 1925 WEST FIELD COURT SUITE 200 LAKE FOREST IL 60045
Cook William M director 1925 WEST FIELD COURT SUITE 200 LAKE FOREST IL 60045
Buthman Mark A director P O BOX 619100 DALLAS TX 752619100
Unnikrishnan Roopa officer: SVP, Strategy&Corp Development 3100 SANDERS ROAD SUITE 301 NORTHBROOK IL 60062
Anderson Lisa M officer: SVP, General Counsel &Corp Sec 3100 SANDERS ROAD SUITE 301 NORTHBROOK IL 60062
Lausas Allison S officer: VP, Chief Accounting Officer C/O SUNCOKE ENERGY, INC. 1011 WARRENVILLE ROAD, SUITE 600 LISLE IL 60532
Flores Melissa S officer: SVP-Chief HR Officer 3100 SANDER ROAD SUITE 301 NORTHBROOK IL 60062
Warner Cynthia J director 1925 WEST FIELD COURT SUITE 200 LAKE FOREST IL 60045
Mrozek Ernest J director SERVICE MASTER 2300 WARRENVILLE ROAD DOWNERS GROVE IL 60515

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