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Innospec Inc.


Chemicals & Allied Products

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Charts data: {"Earnings":[{"time":"2014-12-30","value":84100000},{"time":"2015-12-30","value":119500000},{"time":"2016-12-30","value":81300000},{"time":"2017-12-30","value":61800000},{"time":"2018-12-30","value":85000000},{"time":"2019-12-30","value":112200000},{"time":"2020-12-30","value":28700000},{"time":"2021-12-30","value":93100000},{"time":"2022-12-30","value":133000000}],"Sales":[{"time":"2014-12-30","value":960900000},{"time":"2015-12-30","value":1012300000},{"time":"2016-12-30","value":883400000},{"time":"2017-12-30","value":1306800000},{"time":"2018-12-30","value":1476900000},{"time":"2019-12-30","value":1513300000},{"time":"2020-12-30","value":1193100000},{"time":"2021-12-30","value":1483400000},{"time":"2022-12-30","value":1963700000}],"Net Margins":[{"time":"2014-12-30","value":0.08752211468415028},{"time":"2015-12-30","value":0.11804800948335474},{"time":"2016-12-30","value":0.09203079012904686},{"time":"2017-12-30","value":0.0472910927456382},{"time":"2018-12-30","value":0.057552982598686436},{"time":"2019-12-30","value":0.07414260225996168},{"time":"2020-12-30","value":0.024054982817869417},{"time":"2021-12-30","value":0.06276122421464204},{"time":"2022-12-30","value":0.06772928655089881}],"Assets":[{"time":"2014-12-30","value":999900000},{"time":"2015-12-30","value":1030000000},{"time":"2016-12-30","value":1181400000},{"time":"2017-12-30","value":1410200000},{"time":"2018-12-30","value":1473400000},{"time":"2019-12-30","value":1468800000},{"time":"2020-12-30","value":1397400000},{"time":"2021-12-30","value":1570900000},{"time":"2022-12-30","value":1603700000}],"Stockholders Equity":[{"time":"2014-12-30","value":515900000},{"time":"2015-12-30","value":605300000},{"time":"2016-12-30","value":653800000},{"time":"2017-12-30","value":794300000},{"time":"2018-12-30","value":825500000},{"time":"2019-12-30","value":918900000},{"time":"2020-12-30","value":944900000},{"time":"2021-12-30","value":1033000000},{"time":"2022-12-30","value":1040400000}],"ROE":[{"time":"2014-12-30","value":0.1630160883892227},{"time":"2015-12-30","value":0.19742276557079133},{"time":"2016-12-30","value":0.12434995411440808},{"time":"2017-12-30","value":0.07780435603676193},{"time":"2018-12-30","value":0.1029678982434888},{"time":"2019-12-30","value":0.12210251387528567},{"time":"2020-12-30","value":0.03037358450629696},{"time":"2021-12-30","value":0.09012584704743466},{"time":"2022-12-30","value":0.12783544790465207}],"ROA":[{"time":"2014-12-30","value":0.11251125112511251},{"time":"2015-12-30","value":0.15174757281553397},{"time":"2016-12-30","value":0.08921618418825122},{"time":"2017-12-30","value":0.0919727698198837},{"time":"2018-12-30","value":0.09060675987511878},{"time":"2019-12-30","value":0.10239651416122005},{"time":"2020-12-30","value":0.028409904107628454},{"time":"2021-12-30","value":0.08555605067158953},{"time":"2022-12-30","value":0.11679241753445158}]}

Innospec Inc. develops, manufactures, blends, markets, and supplies specialty chemicals in the United States, rest of North America, the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, and internationally. The company's Fuel Specialties segment offers a range of specialty chemical products that are used as additives in various fuels. This segment's products are used in the operation of automotive, marine, and aviation engines; power station generators; and heating oil. Its Performance Chemicals segment provides technology-based solutions for its customers' processes or products that focuses on the personal care, home care, agrochemical, and metal extraction markets. The company's Oilfield Services segment develops and markets chemical solutions for fracturing, stimulation, and completion operations; and products for oil and gas production, as well as products to prevent loss of mud in drilling operations. It sells its products primarily to oil and gas exploration and production companies, oil refineries, fuel manufacturers and users, personal care and home care companies, formulators of agrochemical and metal extraction formulations, and other chemical and industrial companies. The company was formerly known as Octel Corp. and changed its name to Innospec Inc. in January 2006. Innospec Inc. was founded in 1938 and is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.


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In the chart Earnings are multiplied by this value.

Earnings Growth 0.38%
Earnings Stability 0.05%

Competitiveness and MOAT

High margins render the company resilient under dire circumstances, hence able to drive competitors out or acquire them. ROE and ROA measure the average flow generated by each invested dollar. Their marginal value is a forecast of future growth, and it is considered by Buffett and Munger the most important single indicator.

Net Margin8.8%12%9.2%4.7%5.8%7.4%2.4%6.3%6.8%6.5%

What is the average Net Margin?

The average Net Margin over the past 5 years is +5.56%.

What is the trend of Net Margin?

The trend of Net Margin over the past 5 years is +0.19%.

What is the average Return on Assets (ROA)?

The average ROA over the past 5 years is +8.6%.

What is the trend of Return on Assets (ROA)?

The trend of ROA over the past 5 years is +0.1%.

What is the average Return on Equity (ROE)?

The average ROE over the past 5 years is +9.19%.

What is the trend of Return on Equity (ROE)?

The trend of ROE over the past 5 years is +0.34%.

Safety & Stabiliy

Being debt the number one cause of investment losses and company death, the ratio Debt/FCF is of utmost importance to guarantee safety. On the other hand the Graham’s stability measures the drawdown of earnings, hence indicating the reliability of the flow generated by the company.

Debt FCF-1.33--------
Debt Equity0.270.220.430.
Graham Stability---65%97%100%33%100%100%33%

What is the Debt/FCF?

The Debt/FCF trailing twelve month is -.

What is the trend of Debt/FCF?

The trend of Debt/FCF over the past 5 years is -.

What is the Graham’s Stability?

Graham’s Stability measure stands at 0.33.


Growth can be dangerous when forecasting, simply projecting the current growth is in general wrong. A company passes through multiple phases, from being young and unprofitable, to the first periods of profitability and high growth, until it arrives at a period of regime with limited growth. Identifying in which phase the company is in may help forecasting.

Net Income1.5%17%5.8%43%13%
Stockholders Equity8%5.5%4.2%0.72%-1.9%

What is the 5 year Revenue CAGR?

The Revenue CAGR over the past 5 years is +8.49%.

What is the trend of Revenue growth?

The trend of Revenue growth rate over the past 5 years is +1.87%.

What is the 5 year Earnings CAGR?

The Earnings CAGR over the past 5 years is +16.57%.

What is the trend of Earnings growth?

The trend of Earnings growth rate over the past 5 years is +13.46%.

What is the 5 year Equity CAGR?

The Equity CAGR over the past 5 years is +5.55%.

What is the trend of Equity growth?

The trend of Equity growth rate over the past 5 years is -1.88%.

What is the 5 year FCF CAGR?

The FCF CAGR over the past 5 years is -.

What is the trend of FCF growth?

The trend of FCF growth rate over the past 5 years is -.