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Österreichische Post WBAG:POST Stock Report

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12 Aug, 2022


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POST fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth4/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health3/6

POST Stock Overview

Österreichische Post AG, together with its subsidiaries, provides postal and parcel services in Austria, Turkey, Germany, and internationally.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Österreichische Post
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price€29.20
52 Week High€42.50
52 Week Low€26.25
1 Month Change9.36%
3 Month Change1.21%
1 Year Change-30.39%
3 Year Change-6.71%
5 Year Change-22.39%
Change since IPO34.56%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

POSTAT LogisticsAT Market

Return vs Industry: POST underperformed the Austrian Logistics industry which returned -24.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: POST underperformed the Austrian Market which returned -6.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is POST's price volatile compared to industry and market?
POST volatility
POST Average Weekly Movement3.7%
Logistics Industry Average Movement4.8%
Market Average Movement4.9%
10% most volatile stocks in AT Market7.2%
10% least volatile stocks in AT Market2.8%

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

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

About the Company

n/a27,239Georg Pölzl

Österreichische Post AG, together with its subsidiaries, provides postal and parcel services in Austria, Turkey, Germany, and internationally. It operates in three divisions: Mail, Parcel & Logistics, and Retail & Bank. The Mail division engages in the collection, sorting, and delivery of letters and document shipments, addressed and unaddressed direct mail, and newspapers and magazines, as well as online services, such as e-letter and cross-media solutions; and physical and digital services in customer communications and document processing.

Österreichische Post Fundamentals Summary

How do Österreichische Post's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
POST fundamental statistics
Market Cap€1.97b
Earnings (TTM)€128.90m
Revenue (TTM)€2.53b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
POST income statement (TTM)
Cost of Revenue€1.92b
Gross Profit€598.90m
Other Expenses€470.00m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date

Nov 11, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)1.91
Gross Margin23.63%
Net Profit Margin5.09%
Debt/Equity Ratio99.3%

How did POST perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is POST undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 3/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for POST?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

POST key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue1x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA8.9x
PEG Ratio2.4x

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does POST's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

POST PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for POST vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average60.1x
FLU Flughafen Wien
IDL ID Logistics Group
ATSG Air Transport Services Group
POST Österreichische Post

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: POST is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (15.3x) compared to the peer average (60.1x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does POST's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the European Logistics Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: POST is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (15.3x) compared to the European Logistics industry average (12.1x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is POST's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

POST PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio15.3x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate POST's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of POST when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: POST (€29.2) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€73.55)

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

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Target price is less than 20% higher than the current share price.

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Future Growth

How is Österreichische Post forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 4/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: POST's forecast earnings growth (6.3% per year) is above the savings rate (0.2%).

Earnings vs Market: POST's earnings (6.3% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Austrian market (2.7% per year).

High Growth Earnings: POST's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: POST's revenue (2.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Austrian market (-1.1% per year).

High Growth Revenue: POST's revenue (2.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: POST's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (21.4%)

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Past Performance

How has Österreichische Post performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 2/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: POST has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: POST's current net profit margins (5.1%) are lower than last year (6.2%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: POST's earnings have declined by 4.1% per year over the past 5 years.

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

Earnings vs Industry: POST had negative earnings growth (-16%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Logistics industry average (19.6%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: POST's Return on Equity (20.2%) is considered high.

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Financial Health

How is Österreichische Post's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 3/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: POST's short term assets (€3.2B) do not cover its short term liabilities (€3.6B).

Long Term Liabilities: POST's short term assets (€3.2B) exceed its long term liabilities (€890.4M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: POST's net debt to equity ratio (90.9%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: POST's debt to equity ratio has increased from 0.3% to 99.3% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: POST's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (40.4%).

Interest Coverage: POST's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.9x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is Österreichische Post current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 3/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: POST's dividend (6.51%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Austrian market (1.96%).

High Dividend: POST's dividend (6.51%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Austrian market (5.16%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

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

Growing Dividend: POST's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its high payout ratio (99.8%), POST's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its high cash payout ratio (186%), POST's dividend payments are not well covered by cash flows.

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


Average management tenure


Georg Pölzl (65 yo)





Mr. Georg Pölzl has been the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Management Board at Oesterreichische Post AG (also known as, Austrian Post) since October 1, 2009. Mr. Pölzl has been Spokesman of the M...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Georg's total compensation ($USD2.88M) is about average for companies of similar size in the Austrian market ($USD2.24M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Georg's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: POST's management team is seasoned and experienced (11.3 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: POST's board of directors are considered experienced (4.1 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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Österreichische Post AG's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Österreichische Post AG
  • Ticker: POST
  • Exchange: WBAG
  • Founded: NaN
  • Industry: Air Freight and Logistics
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Implied Market Cap: €1.973b
  • Shares outstanding: 67.55m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Österreichische Post AG
  • Rochusplatz 1
  • Vienna
  • Vienna
  • 1030
  • Austria


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/08/12 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/08/12 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

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.