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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Dana Inc Valuation – Initial Coverage $DAN

Benjamin Graham taught that Intelligent Investors must do a thorough fundamental analysis of investment opportunities to determine their intrinsic value and inherent risk.  This is best done by utilizing a systematic approach to analysis that will provide investors with a sense of how a specific company compares to another company or by reviewing the 10 Stocks for Using A Benjamin Graham Value Investing Strategy – March 2017.  By using the ModernGraham method one can review a company’s historical accomplishments and determine an intrinsic value that can be compared across industries.  What follows is a stock analysis showing a specific look at how Dana Inc (DAN) fares in the ModernGraham valuation model.

Company Profile (obtained from Google Finance): Dana Incorporated, formerly Dana Holding Corporation, is a global provider of technology driveline, sealing and thermal-management products. The Company operates in four segments: Light Vehicle Driveline Technologies (Light Vehicle), Commercial Vehicle Driveline Technologies (Commercial Vehicle), Off-Highway Driveline Technologies (Off-Highway) and Power Technologies. It has operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia pacific. Its Light Vehicle segment offers products, such as front axles, rear axles, driveshafts/propshafts, differentials, torque couplings and modular assemblies. Its Commercial Vehicle segment offers products, such as steer axles, drive axles, drive shafts and tire inflation systems. Its Off-Highway segment offers products, such as front axles, rear axles, drive shafts, transmissions, torque converters, tire inflation systems and electronic controls. Its Power Technologies segment offers products, including gaskets and cover modules.

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Most Recent Balance Sheet Figures

Balance Sheet Information 12/1/2016
Total Current Assets $2,284,000,000
Total Current Liabilities $1,253,000,000
Long-Term Debt $1,595,000,000
Total Assets $4,860,000,000
Intangible Assets $199,000,000
Total Liabilities $3,703,000,000
Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average) 146,800,000

Earnings Per Share History

EPS History
Next Fiscal Year Estimate $1.70
Dec2016 $4.36
Dec2015 $0.99
Dec2014 $1.84
Dec2013 -$0.09
Dec2012 $1.40
Dec2011 $1.02
Dec2010 -$0.15
Dec2009 -$4.19
Dec2008 -$7.06
Dec2007 -$3.68
Dec2006 -$4.92
Dec2005 -$10.73
Dec2004 $0.41
Dec2003 $1.53
Dec2002 -$1.03
Dec2001 -$1.77
Dec2000 $2.18
Dec1999 $3.08
Dec1998 $3.20
Dec1997 $1.94

Earnings Per Share – ModernGraham History

EPSmg History
Next Fiscal Year Estimate $2.17
Dec2016 $2.17
Dec2015 $1.06
Dec2014 $1.00
Dec2013 $0.25
Dec2012 -$0.32
Dec2011 -$1.72
Dec2010 -$3.40
Dec2009 -$5.39
Dec2008 -$5.72
Dec2007 -$4.53
Dec2006 -$4.28
Dec2005 -$3.42
Dec2004 $0.25
Dec2003 $0.38
Dec2002 $0.24
Dec2001 $1.16

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The author did not hold a position in any company mentioned in this article at the time of publication and had no intention of changing that position within the next 72 hours.  See my current holdings here.  This article is not investment advice; any reader should speak to a registered investment adviser prior to making any investment decisions.  ModernGraham is not affiliated with the company in any manner.  Please be sure to review our detailed disclaimer.

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