Stabilus S.A., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells gas springs and dampers, and electric tailgate opening and closing equipment in Europe, NAFTA, the Asia/Pacific, and internationally.
Good value with adequate balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Stabilus's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: STA's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: STA exceeded the Austrian Machinery industry which returned -30.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: STA exceeded the Austrian Market which returned -30.5% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Stabilus's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Stabilus undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: STA (€32.34) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€78.94)
Significantly Below Fair Value: STA is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: STA is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.1x) compared to the Machinery industry average (12.6x).
PE vs Market: STA is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.1x) compared to the Austrian market (11.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: STA is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: STA is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.6x) compared to the AT Machinery industry average (0.9x).
How is Stabilus forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: STA's forecast earnings growth (9.9% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.1%).
Earnings vs Market: STA's earnings (9.9% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Austrian market (10.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: STA's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: STA's revenue (4.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Austrian market (2.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: STA's revenue (4.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: STA's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (15.2%).
How has Stabilus performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: STA has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: STA's current net profit margins (8.3%) are lower than last year (10.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: STA's earnings have grown significantly by 29% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: STA's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: STA had negative earnings growth (-22%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Machinery industry average (-5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: STA's Return on Equity (15.6%) is considered low.
How is Stabilus's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: STA's short term assets (€388.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (€155.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: STA's short term assets (€388.0M) do not cover its long term liabilities (€462.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: STA's debt to equity ratio (60.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: STA's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 334.9% to 60.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: STA's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (45.3%).
Interest Coverage: STA's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (11.6x coverage).
Inventory Level: STA has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: STA's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 1.2x debt).
What is Stabilus's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: STA's dividend (3.4%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Austrian market (1.95%).
High Dividend: STA's dividend (3.4%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Austrian market (6.32%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, STA has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: STA's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 3 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (34.3%), STA's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: STA's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (26.8% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Michael Büchsner (44yo)
Dr. Michael Büchsner serves as Chief Executive Officer at Stabilus GmbH since October 2019. Dr. Büchsner has been the Chief Executive Officer of Stabilus S.A. since July 31, 2019 and serves as its Member o ...
|CEO & Member of Management Board||0.67yr||no data||no data|
|CFO & Member of Management Board||6.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Group Financial Reporting Director & Member of Management Board||6.17yrs||no data||no data|
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|Director of Group Accounting & Strategic Finance Projects and Member of Management Board||4.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Asia/Pacific & Rest of World Region and Member of Management Board||1.67yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Global Human Resource||no data||no data||no data|
|Country Head of Korea||no data||no data||no data|
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Experienced Management: STA's management team is considered experienced (4.2 years average tenure).
|Chairman of the Supervisory Board||2.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Member of Supervisory Board||4.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Member of Supervisory Board||4.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Member of the Supervisory Board||2yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: STA's board of directors are considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).
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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Stabilus S.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Stabilus S.A.
- Ticker: STA
- Exchange: WBAG
- Founded: 1934
- Industry: Industrial Machinery
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: €800.280m
- Shares outstanding: 24.70m
- Website: https://www.stabilus.com
Number of Employees
- Stabilus S.A.
- 2, rue Albert Borschette
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|STM||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Bearer Shares||DE||EUR||May 2014|
|STM||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Bearer Shares||DE||EUR||May 2014|
|0QUL||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Bearer Shares||GB||EUR||May 2014|
|STMd||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Bearer Shares||GB||EUR||May 2014|
|STA N||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Bearer Shares||MX||MXN||May 2014|
|STA||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||Yes||Bearer Shares||AT||EUR||May 2014|
|STM-U||ETLX (Eurotlx)||Yes||Bearer Shares||IT||EUR||May 2014|
|SIUA.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Bearer Shares||US||USD||May 2014|
|SBLU.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||UNSPONSRED ADS||US||USD||Jul 2019|
Stabilus S.A., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells gas springs and dampers, and electric tailgate opening and closing equipment in Europe, NAFTA, the Asia/Pacific, and internationally. The company offers non-locking, locking, and swivel chair gas springs; motion and vibration dampers; and electric motor drives and CAD-configurators, as well as services and spare parts. Its products are used in automotive, furniture, swivel chair, medical and rehabilitation technology, transportation and traffic, RV and motorhome, agricultural and construction machinery, other commercial vehicle, and machine construction applications, as well as other applications, including leisure, house and building technology, sales and cooling counters, kiosks, and automotive overrun brakes. The company was formerly known as Servus HoldCo S.à r.l. and changed its name to Stabilus S.A. in May 2014. Stabilus S.A. was founded in 1934 and is based in Luxembourg.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/03/30 23:45|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/30 00:00|
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