Astec Industries, Inc. (ASTE)

50.84
NASDAQ
Prev Close 51.96
Day Low/High 49.51 / 51.85
52 Wk Low/High 25.17 / 63.74
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 22.59B
Market Cap 1.17B
P/E Ratio 41.24
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)
Here's the Latest on My Triple Net Active vs. Passive Portfolio Experiment

Here's the Latest on My Triple Net Active vs. Passive Portfolio Experiment

Since the last update, both portfolios are up about 9%, keeping the performance gap at about 1700 bps.

How We Doing? My Triple Net Active vs. Passive Portfolio

How We Doing? My Triple Net Active vs. Passive Portfolio

While Fitbit is still the best performer, other names are beginning to carry their weight.

Updating My Triple Net Active vs. Passive Portfolio

Updating My Triple Net Active vs. Passive Portfolio

While this experiment is still inconclusive, it's still nice to see both groups of triple nets outperforming.

These 2 Value Portfolios Are Doing OK, Relatively Speaking

These 2 Value Portfolios Are Doing OK, Relatively Speaking

The two portfolios, one active and the other passive, have sagged with the broader market but still are outperforming a pair of Russell value indices.

Early Results From My Triple Net Portfolio Experiment

Early Results From My Triple Net Portfolio Experiment

Can an active approach outperform a passive approach in small, deeper value names?

The Triple-Net Actives Are Beating the Passives So Far

The Triple-Net Actives Are Beating the Passives So Far

These companies are trading between 2x and 3x net current asset value, and with a market cap in excess of $100 million.

This Deep Value Portfolio Managed to Hold Its Own in 2019

This Deep Value Portfolio Managed to Hold Its Own in 2019

The 22 stocks in the Double Net Value Portfolio collectively outperformed the value components of the Russell 2000 and Russell Micro indices.

I Talk a Lot About Stocks' Performance -- Now I'll Talk About Mine

I Talk a Lot About Stocks' Performance -- Now I'll Talk About Mine

Here's a look back at how my recommendations worked out.

Rising Market Tide Gives This Deep Value Portfolio a Lift

Rising Market Tide Gives This Deep Value Portfolio a Lift

Most of the 22 largely small-cap stocks that make up the portfolio are now in positive territory, with Hibbett Sports leading the way.

It's a Wrap: My Final 40 Triple-Net Stocks

It's a Wrap: My Final 40 Triple-Net Stocks

One thing is certain: Triple-nets are not a common investment hunting ground, but some may be the recipe for the next ETF.

Let's Tease a Few More Triple-Net Candidates, Shall We?

Let's Tease a Few More Triple-Net Candidates, Shall We?

Luxury wine producer Crimson Wine Group is among them, as are a handful of manufacturers.

This Deep Value Portfolio Isn't Holding Its Value

This Deep Value Portfolio Isn't Holding Its Value

The portfolio of 22 smaller names has slid into negative territory, showing the pressure the market has put of late on smaller-cap stocks.

Asphalt Tech Company Astec Shows How to Fill the Gap

Asphalt Tech Company Astec Shows How to Fill the Gap

While earnings per share have advanced nicely, ASTE is down compared to last year as investors had fled, leaving the stock at a depressed price-to-earnings.

Here's How My 2019 Double Net Value Portfolio Has Performed Since December

Here's How My 2019 Double Net Value Portfolio Has Performed Since December

As we enter the dog days of summer, with lower volume and perhaps more volatility, portfolio performance may get interesting.

Double Net Value Portfolio Update for May

Double Net Value Portfolio Update for May

This is the first inception-to-date period that the portfolio has not outperformed its benchmarks.

Astec Two Step: Buy Low, Sell High

Astec Two Step: Buy Low, Sell High

The recent market turmoil has created an opportunity for investors seeking to snap up shares of Astec Industries at a decent price.

Astec Ready to Roll With Rising Infra Spending

Astec Ready to Roll With Rising Infra Spending

With its focus on infrastructure and its stock down for the moment, this might be a good time to buy shares of Astec Industries.

The Value Portfolio Holds Its Own, but Takes a Breather

The Value Portfolio Holds Its Own, but Takes a Breather

These 22 stocks in the aggregate are still outpacing the Russell 2000 and Russell Microcap indices, but by a narrower margin than before.

This Deep-Value Portfolio Keeps Plugging Along

This Deep-Value Portfolio Keeps Plugging Along

These 22 stocks in the aggregate continue to outpace the Russell 2000 and Russell Microcap indices as all but three are in positive territory.

The Double-Net Portfolio Is a Good Value on This Rising Market Tide

The Double-Net Portfolio Is a Good Value on This Rising Market Tide

Titan Machinery is the top performer so far in 2019, up 38% since portfolio launch.

So Far, So Good for My 2019 Double-Net Value Portfolio

So Far, So Good for My 2019 Double-Net Value Portfolio

The 22 names in the portfolio as a group are outpacing the value components of the Russell 2000 and Russell Microcap indices.

Rolling Out My 2019 Double Net Value Portfolio

Rolling Out My 2019 Double Net Value Portfolio

Despite disappointing performance this year, the strategy has shown solid return in the past.

An Infrastructure Play at a Great Price

An Infrastructure Play at a Great Price

Astec should be a major beneficiary of future government spending as it starts ramping up in earnest.

OK, Money Managers: Show Your Hands

13F filings provide loads of free research.

Gencor Is a Good Road to Follow

Gencor Is a Good Road to Follow

It's hard to see how investors are missing GENC.

A Surprising Twist

A Surprising Twist

Dividends did not rule in 2012.

This Small-Cap Looks Constructive

This Small-Cap Looks Constructive

Astec Industries, an infrastructure play, has pulled back to firm support and shows upside.