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Executive Summary

Fiplasto S.A. produces and sells hardboard and furniture. More Details

Snowflake Analysis

Mediocre balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

How has Fiplasto's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: FIPL is less volatile than 75% of AR stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: FIPL's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




AR Forestry


AR Market

1 Year Return




AR Forestry


AR Market

Return vs Industry: FIPL exceeded the AR Forestry industry which returned 57.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: FIPL exceeded the AR Market which returned 25.8% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day-1.4%-2.5%-2.6%
30 Day-1.4%10.6%-3.3%
90 Day-4.2%25.2%-13.7%
1 Year72.5%72.5%57.9%57.0%26.3%25.5%
3 Year-10.1%-10.1%90.8%82.0%33.4%25.0%
5 Year153.6%152.5%59.9%49.5%199.7%162.0%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Fiplasto's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

Simply Wall St News

No news available


Is Fiplasto undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Price to Book (PB) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: FIPL (ARS6.9) is trading above our estimate of fair value (ARS3.87)

Significantly Below Fair Value: FIPL is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: FIPL is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the XX Forestry industry average.

PE vs Market: FIPL is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the AR market.

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate FIPL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: FIPL is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.7x) compared to the XS Forestry industry average (1x).

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Future Growth

How is Fiplasto forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?


Forecasted Materials industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Fiplasto has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

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Past Performance

How has Fiplasto performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: FIPL is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: FIPL is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: FIPL is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 55.4% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare FIPL's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: FIPL is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Forestry industry (4.1%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: FIPL has a negative Return on Equity (-9.68%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is Fiplasto's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: FIPL's short term assets (ARS548.8M) exceed its short term liabilities (ARS548.6M).

Long Term Liabilities: FIPL's short term assets (ARS548.8M) do not cover its long term liabilities (ARS554.6M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: FIPL's debt to equity ratio (202.8%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: FIPL's debt to equity ratio has increased from 51.3% to 202.8% over the past 5 years.

Balance Sheet

Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable FIPL has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.

Forecast Cash Runway: FIPL is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by 22.4% per year.

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What is Fiplasto current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate FIPL's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate FIPL's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if FIPL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if FIPL's dividend payments have been increasing.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: FIPL is not paying a notable dividend for the AR market.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of FIPL's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the AR market.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Fiplasto has no CEO, or we have no data on them.


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Fiplasto S.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Fiplasto S.A.
  • Ticker: FIPL
  • Exchange: BASE
  • Founded: 1945
  • Industry: Forest Products
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: AR$499.296m
  • Shares outstanding: 71.43m
  • Website:


  • Fiplasto S.A.
  • Adolfo Alsina 756
  • piso 10
  • Buenos Aires
  • Argentina


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
FIPLBASE (Buenos Aires Stock Exchange)YesCategory B Ordinary SharesARARSJan 1992


Fiplasto S.A. produces and sells hardboard and furniture. It offers a range of products for industry, construction, and home purpose, including chapadur, blackboards, floors, decorative plates, doors, boar...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/02/26 22:05
End of Day Share Price2021/02/26 00:00
Annual Earnings2020/06/30

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.