Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Wiener Privatbank SE provides various banking products and services to family offices, private investors, institutions, and foundations in Austria and internationally.


Trading at 61.5% below its fair value

Risk Analysis

Dividend of 3.55% is not well covered by earnings

Profit margins (7.7%) are lower than last year (36.2%)

Shareholders have been diluted in the past year

Does not have a meaningful market cap (€35M)

Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet and fair value.

Share Price & News

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

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: WPB has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




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AT Market

1 Year Return




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AT Market

Return vs Industry: WPB underperformed the Austrian Capital Markets industry which returned 19.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: WPB underperformed the Austrian Market which returned 4.3% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day0%0.5%0.3%
30 Day0%5.2%0.1%
90 Day4.4%11.9%0.8%
1 Year-9.0%-11.9%25.7%20.8%7.3%3.6%
3 Year28.4%-10.9%17.8%4.0%27.6%16.1%
5 Year91.5%10.1%10.2%-10.2%53.9%32.5%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

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Is Wiener Privatbank 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: WPB (€7.05) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€18.33)

Significantly Below Fair Value: WPB is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: WPB is poor value based on its PE Ratio (25.7x) compared to the Capital Markets industry average (22.1x).

PE vs Market: WPB is poor value based on its PE Ratio (25.7x) compared to the Austrian market (14.2x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: WPB is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the XE Capital Markets industry average (1.4x).

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Future Growth

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


Forecasted Diversified Financials 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 Wiener Privatbank 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 Wiener Privatbank performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: WPB has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: WPB's current net profit margins (7.7%) are lower than last year (36.2%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: WPB's earnings have grown by 16.4% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: WPB's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: WPB had negative earnings growth (-90.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Capital Markets industry average (4.3%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: WPB's Return on Equity (3.4%) is considered low.

Return on Assets

Return on Capital Employed

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Financial Health

How is Wiener Privatbank's financial position? (This company is analysed differently as a bank or financial institution)

Financial Position Analysis

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: WPB has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: WPB's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 5.8x debt).

Financial Institutions Analysis

Asset Level: WPB's level of assets compared to its equity is low.

Allowance for Bad Loans: Insufficient data to determine if WPB has a sufficient allowance for bad loans.

Low Risk Liabilities: WPB's liabilities are made up of primarily low risk sources of funding.

Loan Level: WPB has an acceptable proportion of non-loan assets held.

Low Risk Deposits: WPB's loans are broadly funded by customer deposits.

Level of Bad Loans: Insufficient data to determine if WPB has an appropriate level of bad loans.

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What is Wiener Privatbank's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market


Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: WPB's dividend (3.55%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Austrian market (1.58%).

High Dividend: WPB's dividend (3.55%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Austrian market (4.47%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: WPB's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: WPB's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (91.2%), WPB's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.

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


Average board tenure


Christoph Raninger (47yo)




Mr. Christoph Raninger, Ph.D., has been the Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Management Board at Wiener Privatbank SE since January 2020. Mr. Raninger had been the Chief Executive Officer, Chief F ...

Board Members

Johann Kowar
Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board 7.1yrsno data11.87% 4.2m
Günter Kerbler
Member of the Supervisory Board6.2yrsno data23.02% 8.1m
Gottwald Kranebitter
Chairman of the Supervisory Board6.2yrsno datano data
Heinz Meidlinger
Member of the Supervisory Board7.1yrsno datano data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: WPB's board of directors are considered experienced (6.6 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.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 3.8%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Wiener Privatbank SE's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Wiener Privatbank SE
  • Ticker: WPB
  • Exchange: WBAG
  • Founded: 1981
  • Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
  • Sector: Diversified Financials
  • Market Cap: €35.283m
  • Shares outstanding: 5.00m
  • Website: https://www.wienerprivatbank.com

Number of Employees


  • Wiener Privatbank SE
  • Parkring 12
  • Vienna
  • Vienna
  • 1010
  • Austria


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
WPBWBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)YesCommon StockATEURSep 2006


Wiener Privatbank SE provides various banking products and services to family offices, private investors, institutions, and foundations in Austria and internationally. It offers private banking services, such as investment consulting; portfolio management; wealth planning and securities account analysis; securities, forex, and financial instrument trading; storage, safe custody, and physical precious metals trading; bank safe rentals; foreign currency accounts; and credit cards. The company also provides asset management services comprising fund management; portfolio selection and management; and selection of funds, stocks, and securities, as well as securities trading, brokerage, and research services. In addition, it assists and supports medium-sized enterprises with regard to capital market issues, including the provision of advisory services on structuring and conceptual design of capital market transactions, preparation and processing of issues, paying agent services, and support services with regard to Vienna Stock Exchange listing procedure. Further, the company develops investment solutions in the areas of retirement investment apartments and real estate investment companies; real estate funds and mortgage bonds; and real estate development, facility management, and real estate brokerage services. Wiener Privatbank SE was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Vienna, Austria. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/19 20:57
End of Day Share Price2020/02/17 00:00
Annual Earnings2018/12/31

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.