Österreichische Post AG, together with its subsidiaries, provides postal and parcel services in Austria, Germany, and internationally.
Excellent balance sheet established dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has Österreichische Post's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: POST has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: POST underperformed the Austrian Logistics industry which returned 3.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: POST exceeded the Austrian Market which returned -22.1% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Österreichische Post's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Österreichische Post 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: POST (€30.15) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€50.09)
Significantly Below Fair Value: POST is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: POST is poor value based on its PE Ratio (15.5x) compared to the Logistics industry average (13.9x).
PE vs Market: POST is poor value based on its PE Ratio (15.5x) compared to the Austrian market (11.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: POST is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.4x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: POST is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.8x) compared to the XE Logistics industry average (2.1x).
How is Österreichische Post forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: POST's forecast earnings growth (11.3% per year) is above the savings rate (0.5%).
Earnings vs Market: POST's earnings (11.3% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Austrian market (21% per year).
High Growth Earnings: POST's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: POST's revenue (1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Austrian market (3.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: POST's revenue (1% 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 (20.7%)
How has Österreichische Post performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: POST has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: POST's current net profit margins (6.4%) are lower than last year (7.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: POST's earnings have grown by 5.9% 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 (-9.2%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Logistics industry average (-0.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: POST's Return on Equity (17.6%) is considered low.
How is Österreichische Post's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: POST's short term assets (€858.8M) do not cover its short term liabilities (€861.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: POST's short term assets (€858.8M) exceed its long term liabilities (€643.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: POST's debt to equity ratio (0.2%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: POST's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 1.1% to 0.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: POST's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (25050%).
Interest Coverage: POST earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Österreichische Post's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: POST's dividend (6.9%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Austrian market (1.73%).
High Dividend: POST's dividend (6.9%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Austrian market (5.18%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: POST's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: POST's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (106.7%), POST's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: POST's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (87% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Georg Pölzl (62yo)
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 ($USD2.90M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Austrian market ($USD1.63M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Georg's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chairman of Management Board & CEO||10.58yrs||€2.64m||no data|
|CFO and Deputy Chairman of the Management Board and Deputy CEO of Mail & Finance||1.33yrs||€1.73m||no data|
|Director of Parcel & Logistics Division and Member of Management Board||9.08yrs||€1.59m||no data|
|Head of Finance and Accounting||no data||no data||no data|
|Head of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Head of the Legal Department||no data||no data||no data|
|Head of Corporate Communications||no data||no data||no data|
|Head of Human Resources Management||no data||no data||no data|
|Head of Production & Logistics - Mail and Branch Network Division||no data||no data||no data|
|Head of Sales||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: POST's management team is seasoned and experienced (9.1 years average tenure).
|Independent Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board||5.08yrs||€50.60k||no data|
|Independent Member of Supervisory Board||6.08yrs||€50.00k||no data|
|Employee Representative Member of Supervisory Board||21.17yrs||€5.40k||no data|
|Employee Representative Member of Supervisory Board||18.25yrs||€3.00k||no data|
|Employee Representative Member of Supervisory Board||15.08yrs||€9.00k||no data|
|Independent Member of Supervisory Board||5.08yrs||€36.80k||no data|
|Independent Member of Supervisory Board||10.08yrs||€45.00k||no data|
|Independent Deputy Chairwoman of Supervisory Board||5.08yrs||€48.00k||no data|
|Employee Representative Member of Supervisory Board||1.58yrs||€3.00k||no data|
|Independent Member of Supervisory Board||2.08yrs||€26.52k||no data|
Experienced Board: POST's board of directors are considered experienced (5.6 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Österreichische Post AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Österreichische Post AG
- Ticker: POST
- Exchange: WBAG
- Industry: Air Freight and Logistics
- Sector: Transportation
- Market Cap: €2.037b
- Shares outstanding: 67.55m
- Website: https://www.post.at
Number of Employees
- Österreichische Post AG
- Rochusplatz 1
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|POST||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||Yes||Bearer Shares||AT||EUR||May 2006|
|O3P||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Bearer Shares||DE||EUR||May 2006|
|OERC.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Bearer Shares||US||USD||May 2006|
|0NTM||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Bearer Shares||GB||EUR||May 2006|
|O3P||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Bearer Shares||DE||EUR||May 2006|
|POSTV||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Bearer Shares||GB||EUR||May 2006|
|POST||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Bearer Shares||CH||CHF||May 2006|
|OSTI.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||ADR||US||USD||Mar 2013|
Österreichische Post AG, together with its subsidiaries, provides postal and parcel services in Austria, Germany, and internationally. The company operates in two divisions, Mail & Branch Network and Parcel and Logistics. The Mail & Branch Network division engages in the collection, sorting, and delivery of letters, postcards, direct mail items and newspapers, print media, and parcels and packets delivered jointly with the mail; and provision of intelligent input, digital document, mailroom, and data and address management, as well as dual delivery, document scanning, and digital advertising services. It also offers telecommunications products; financial services; various online services, such as e-letters and cross-media solutions, as well as physical and digital services; and retail goods. The Parcel and Logistics division is involved in the transportation of parcels and express mail service shipments; and provision of value-added services, including warehousing, order pickling, returns management, and web shop logistics and infrastructure. The company also offers specialized logistics services, such as express mail delivery and value logistics; and data and output management services, as well as document collection, digitization and processing, etc. It operates a network of 1,770 postal service points, including 415 company-operated postal branches and 1,355 postal partners. The company is headquartered in Vienna, Austria. Oesterreichische Post AG is a subsidiary of Österreichische Beteiligungs AG.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/05/27 23:18|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/05/27 00:00|
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