Fuchs Petrolub SE develops, produces, and sells lubricants and related specialties worldwide.
No risks detected for FPE3 from our risk checks.
Excellent balance sheet established dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has Fuchs Petrolub's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: FPE3 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: FPE3 underperformed the Austrian Chemicals industry which returned 9.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: FPE3 underperformed the Austrian Market which returned 3.5% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Fuchs Petrolub's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Fuchs Petrolub undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: FPE3 (€39.48) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€37.52)
Significantly Below Fair Value: FPE3 is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: FPE3 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (21x) compared to the Chemicals industry average (16.3x).
PE vs Market: FPE3 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (21x) compared to the Austrian market (14.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: FPE3 is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: FPE3 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.8x) compared to the XE Chemicals industry average (1.6x).
How is Fuchs Petrolub forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: FPE3's forecast earnings growth (6.3% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.1%).
Earnings vs Market: FPE3's earnings (6.3% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Austrian market (2.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: FPE3's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: FPE3's revenue (3.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Austrian market (2.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: FPE3's revenue (3.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: FPE3's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (14.6%).
How has Fuchs Petrolub performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: FPE3 has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: FPE3's current net profit margins (9.5%) are lower than last year (11.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: FPE3's earnings have grown by 4.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: FPE3's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: FPE3 had negative earnings growth (-15.5%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Chemicals industry average (2.5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: FPE3's Return on Equity (16.2%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Fuchs Petrolub's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: FPE3's short term assets (€997.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (€365.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: FPE3's short term assets (€997.0M) exceed its long term liabilities (€88.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: FPE3's debt to equity ratio (0.9%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: FPE3's debt to equity ratio has increased from 0.3% to 0.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: FPE3's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (1935.7%).
Interest Coverage: FPE3's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (160x coverage).
Inventory Level: FPE3 has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: FPE3's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 71.2x debt).
What is Fuchs Petrolub's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: FPE3's dividend (2.41%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Austrian market (1.58%).
High Dividend: FPE3's dividend (2.41%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Austrian market (4.58%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: FPE3's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: FPE3's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (50.8%), FPE3's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: FPE3's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (55.6% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Stefan Fuchs (51yo)
Mr. Stefan Rudolf Fuchs has been the Chairman of Executive Board at Fuchs Petrolub SE since January 2004 and Member of the Executive Board since 1999. He serves Chief Executive Officer of Region North and ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Stefan's total compensation ($USD2.87M) is about average for companies of similar size in the Austrian market ($USD2.46M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Stefan's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chairman of Executive Board & CEO||16.1yrs||€2.65m||no data|
|CFO & Member of Executive Board||4.1yrs||€1.42m||no data|
|Head of Europe Region||11.1yrs||€1.46m||no data|
|CTO & Member of the Executive Board||11.1yrs||€1.52m||no data|
|Head of Asia-Pacific & Africa Region and Member of Executive Board||4.1yrs||€1.42m||no data|
|Head of Investor Relations||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Turkey||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of East Asia||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of LUBRITECH Division||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Finance||0yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: FPE3's management team is seasoned and experienced (11.1 years average tenure).
|Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board||2.8yrs||€184.00k||no data|
|Member of Supervisory Board||4.8yrs||€109.00k||no data|
|Chairman of Supervisory Board||0.8yrs||no data||no data|
|Honorary Chairman of Supervisory Board||2.8yrs||€56.00k||no data|
|Employee Representative Member of Supervisory Board||11.8yrs||€90.00k||no data|
|Employee Representative Member of the Supervisory Board||10.2yrs||€90.00k||no data|
|Member of Supervisory Board||2.8yrs||€119.00k||no data|
Experienced Board: FPE3's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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.
Fuchs Petrolub SE's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Fuchs Petrolub SE
- Ticker: FPE3
- Exchange: WBAG
- Founded: 1931
- Industry: Commodity Chemicals
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: €5.224b
- Shares outstanding: 139.00m
- Website: https://www.fuchs.com/group
Number of Employees
- Fuchs Petrolub SE
- Friesenheimer Strasse 17
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|FPE||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1992|
|FPE3||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Preferred Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1992|
|FPE3||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Preferred Stock||CH||CHF||Jan 1992|
|FUPP.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Preferred Stock||US||USD||Jan 1992|
|FPE||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1992|
|0B4R||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Common Stock||GB||EUR||Jan 1992|
|0LCR||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Preferred Stock||GB||EUR||Jan 1992|
|FUPE.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Common Stock||US||USD||Jan 1992|
|FPE3||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Preferred Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1992|
|FPE3D||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Preferred Stock||GB||EUR||Jan 1992|
|FPED||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Common Stock||GB||EUR||Jan 1992|
|FPE3||ETLX (Eurotlx)||Yes||Preferred Stock||IT||EUR||Jan 1992|
|FPE3||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||Yes||Preferred Stock||AT||EUR||Jan 1992|
|FUPB.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||ADR||US||USD||Nov 2011|
|FPE4||BST (Boerse-Stuttgart)||ADR||DE||EUR||Nov 2011|
Fuchs Petrolub SE develops, produces, and sells lubricants and related specialties worldwide. It offers engine and gear oils, central hydraulic oils, greases, shock absorber fluids, biodegradable lubricants; brake fluids and radiator antifreeze products; multi-purpose/long-life, wheel bearing, food grade, and biodegradable greases; greases for plain and roller bearings, extreme temperatures, rail vehicles, machine tools, and central lubricating systems; gear boxes; and assembly pastes and greases in spray cans; slide way, heat transfer, hydraulic, refrigerator, compressor, machine, textile machine, transformer, turbine, and cylinder oils; and biodegradable and adhesive lubricants. The company also offers quenching fluids, corrosion preventives, minimum lubricating products, cleaners, cutting and grinding lubricants, and forming lubricants; and food-compliant lubricants, adhesive lubricants for open transmissions, anti-friction coatings and films for dry coating, pastes and special greases, concrete release agents and high-temperature chain oils, as well as lubricants for the glass manufacturing, hot forming, the wind energy, and sugar industries. In addition, it is involved in the provision of metal-working fluids, corrosion preventatives, hydraulic and gear oils, greases, and other specialties, as well as in toll blending, chemical process management, and trading activities. Further, the company offers analytical, condition monitoring, tailor-made development, technical, open gear, and coating services; and special services for food and beverage processing. It provides its products to automotive suppliers and OEMs; mechanical engineering, metalworking, mining and exploration, aerospace, power generation, construction and transport, agriculture, and forestry sectors; and steel, metal, casting and forging, and cement industries, as well as food industry and glass manufacturing sectors. Fuchs Petrolub SE was founded in 1931 and is headquartered in Mannheim, Germany.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/22 22:58|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/21 00:00|
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