Tetra Tech, Inc. TTEK is benefiting from its focus on providing high-end consulting, design and engineering services. Also, key factors like U.S. administration priorities, infrastructure stimulus and its focus on climate change on a global basis bode well for the company.
For fiscal 2023 (ending September 2023), this Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company expects adjusted earnings in the range of $5.07-$5.17 per share. The midpoint of the guided range, $5.12, implies a 13.8% rise from the fiscal 2022 figure of $4.50.
Growth in broad-based water and environmental programs, and an increase in international development work, especially for Ukraine energy programs, are aiding Tetra Tech’s Government Services Group segment.
The Commercial/International Services Group segment is being aided by growth in renewable energy programs and environmental work across the United States and high-performance buildings work worldwide.
TTEK has been strengthening and expanding its businesses through asset additions for a while. The acquisition of RPS Group plc (January 2023) enhanced Tetra Tech’s consultancy in water, environment and sustainable infrastructure. The buyout also expanded its water practice in the United Kingdom, and strengthened its foothold in renewable energy and environmental management.
TTEK also acquired Amyx, Inc. in January. As part of the Federal Information Technology division, the Amyx acquisition expanded TTEK’s use of advanced data analytics, cybersecurity, digital transformation and agile software development solutions for its government and commercial customers.
The acquisition of Piteau Associates (March 2022) boosted TTEK’s capabilities in advanced analytics for providing water management and geotechnical solutions to its customers. Also, the buyout of Axiom Data Science (March 2022) strengthened its advanced climate data analytics solutions offerings. The company spent $854.3 million on acquisitions in the first six months of fiscal 2023 (ended Apr 2, 2023).
TTEK is committed to rewarding its shareholders handsomely with dividend payments. In the first six months of fiscal 2023, TTEK distributed dividends totaling $24.4 million. The quarterly dividend rate was hiked by 13% in May 2023. Such diligent capital-deployment strategies boost shareholders’ wealth.
In the past 60 days, the Zacks Consensus Estimate for Tetra Tech’s fiscal 2023 earnings has been revised 2.2% upward.
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Tetra Tech has gained 12.6% compared with the industry’s 10.7% increase in the past year.
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