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IDEX WACC %

:7.68% (As of Today)
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As of today (2021-10-16), IDEX's weighted average cost of capital is 7.68%. IDEX's ROIC % is 14.95% (calculated using TTM income statement data). IDEX generates higher returns on investment than it costs the company to raise the capital needed for that investment. It is earning excess returns. A firm that expects to continue generating positive excess returns on new investments in the future will see its value increase as growth increases.


IDEX WACC % Historical Data

The historical data trend for IDEX's WACC % 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 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
WACC %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 8.74 8.93 10.67 8.96 6.92

IDEX Quarterly Data
Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21
WACC % 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 6.68 6.51 6.92 7.85 7.52

Competitive Comparison

For the Specialty Industrial Machinery subindustry, IDEX's WACC %, along with its competitors' market caps and WACC % 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 WACC % Distribution

For the Industrial Products industry and Industrials sector, IDEX's WACC % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where IDEX's WACC % falls into.



IDEX WACC % Calculation

The weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is the rate that a company is expected to pay on average to all its security holders to finance its assets. The WACC is commonly referred to as the firm's cost of capital. Generally speaking, a company's assets are financed by debt and equity. WACC is the average of the costs of these sources of financing, each of which is weighted by its respective use in the given situation. By taking a weighted average, we can see how much interest the company has to pay for every dollar it finances.

WACC=E/(E + D)*Cost of Equity+D/(E + D)*Cost of Debt*(1 - Tax Rate)

1. Weights:
Generally speaking, a company's assets are financed by debt and equity. We need to calculate the weight of equity and the weight of debt.
The market value of equity (E) is also called "Market Cap". As of today, IDEX's market capitalization (E) is $16221.802 Mil.
The market value of debt is typically difficult to calculate, therefore, GuruFocus uses book value of debt (D) to do the calculation. It is simplified by adding the latest two-year average Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation and Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation together. As of Jun. 2021, IDEX's latest two-year average Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation was $16.216 Mil and its latest two-year average Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation was $1028.698 Mil. The total Book Value of Debt (D) is $1044.914 Mil.
a) weight of equity = E / (E + D) = 16221.802 / (16221.802 + 1044.914) = 0.9395
b) weight of debt = D / (E + D) = 1044.914 / (16221.802 + 1044.914) = 0.0605

2. Cost of Equity:
GuruFocus uses Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) to calculate the required rate of return. The formula is:
Cost of Equity = Risk-Free Rate of Return + Beta of Asset * (Expected Return of the Market - Risk-Free Rate of Return)
a) GuruFocus uses 10-Year Treasury Constant Maturity Rate as the risk-free rate. It is updated daily. The current risk-free rate is 1.59000000%. Please go to Economic Indicators page for more information. Please note that we use the 10-Year Treasury Constant Maturity Rate of the country/region where the company is headquartered. If the data for that country/region is not available, then we will use the 10-Year Treasury Constant Maturity Rate of the United States as default.
b) Beta is the sensitivity of the expected excess asset returns to the expected excess market returns. IDEX's beta is 1.06.
c) (Expected Return of the Market - Risk-Free Rate of Return) is also called market premium. GuruFocus requires market premium to be 6%.
Cost of Equity = 1.59000000% + 1.06 * 6% = 7.95%

3. Cost of Debt:
GuruFocus uses last fiscal year end Interest Expense divided by the latest two-year average debt to get the simplified cost of debt.
As of Dec. 2020, IDEX's interest expense (positive number) was $44.746 Mil. Its total Book Value of Debt (D) is $1044.914 Mil.
Cost of Debt = 44.746 / 1044.914 = 4.2823%.

4. Multiply by one minus Average Tax Rate:
GuruFocus uses the latest two-year average tax rate to do the calculation. The calculated average tax rate is limited to between 0% and 100%. If the calculated average tax rate is higher than 100%, it is set to 100%. If the calculated average tax rate is less than 0%, it is set to 0%.
The latest Two-year Average Tax Rate is 19.915%.

IDEX's Weighted Average Cost Of Capital (WACC) for Today is calculated as:

WACC=E / (E + D)*Cost of Equity+D / (E + D)*Cost of Debt*(1 - Tax Rate)
=0.9395*7.95%+0.0605*4.2823%*(1 - 19.915%)
=7.68%

* 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) WACC % Explanation

Because it costs money to raise capital. A firm that generates higher ROIC % than it costs the company to raise the capital needed for that investment is earning excess returns. A firm that expects to continue generating positive excess returns on new investments in the future will see its value increase as growth increases, whereas a firm that earns returns that do not match up to its cost of capital will destroy value as it grows.

As of today, IDEX's weighted average cost of capital is 7.68%. IDEX's ROIC % is 14.95% (calculated using TTM income statement data). IDEX generates higher returns on investment than it costs the company to raise the capital needed for that investment. It is earning excess returns. A firm that expects to continue generating positive excess returns on new investments in the future will see its value increase as growth increases.


Be Aware

1. GuruFocus uses book value of debt (D) to do the calculation. It is simplified by adding latest two-year average Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation and Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation together.

2. The WACC formula discussed above does not include Preferred Stock. Please adjust if preferred stock is considered.

3. (Expected Return of the Market - Risk-Free Rate of Return) is also called market premium. GuruFocus requires market premium to be 6%.

4. GuruFocus uses last fiscal year end Interest Expense divided by the latest two-year average debt to get the simplified cost of debt.


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IDEX Business Description

IDEX logo
Industry
Industrials » Industrial Products NAICS : 333249 SIC : 3561
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
3100 Sanders Road, Suite 301, Northbrook, Chicago, 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 $2.4 billion in revenue and $537 million in adjusted operating income in 2020.
Executives
Yates Michael J officer: VP-Chief Accounting Officer 1925 WEST FIELD COURT SUITE 200 LAKE FOREST IL 60045
Silvernail Andrew K director, officer: Chairman and CEO 1925 WEST FIELD COURT SUITE 200 LAKE FOREST IL 60045
Bucklew Jeffrey D officer: SVP-Chief HR Officer 1925 WEST FIELD COURT SUITE 200 LAKE FOREST IL 60045
Ashleman Eric D officer: President and COO 1925 WEST FIELD COURT SUITE 200 LAKE FOREST IL 60045
Cade Denise R officer: SVP-General Counsel & Corp Sec 1011 WARRENVILLE ROAD SUITE 600 LISLE IL 60532
Salliotte Daniel J officer: SVP - MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS 1925 WEST FIELD COURT SUITE 200 LAKE FOREST IL 60045
Mrozek Ernest J director SERVICE MASTER 2300 WARRENVILLE ROAD DOWNERS GROVE IL 60515
Cook William M director 1925 WEST FIELD COURT SUITE 200 LAKE FOREST IL 60045
Satterthwaite Livingston director 1925 WEST FIELD COURT SUITE 200 LAKE FOREST IL 60045
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
Parry David C director 155 HARLEM AVE. GLENVIEW IL 60025
Beck Mark A director 2200 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, NW SUITE 800W WASHINGTON DC 20037
Warner Cynthia J director 1925 WEST FIELD COURT SUITE 200 LAKE FOREST IL 60045
Buthman Mark A director P O BOX 619100 DALLAS TX 752619100

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