VER Stock Overview
VERBUND AG, together with its subsidiaries, generates, trades, and sells electricity to energy exchanges, traders, electric utilities and industrial companies, and households and commercial customers in Austria and internationally.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||€110.60|
|52 Week High||€112.40|
|52 Week Low||€76.85|
|1 Month Change||5.84%|
|3 Month Change||35.04%|
|1 Year Change||25.97%|
|3 Year Change||101.09%|
|5 Year Change||493.19%|
|Change since IPO||2,012.96%|
Recent News & Updates
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|VER||AT Electric Utilities||AT Market|
Return vs Industry: VER exceeded the Austrian Electric Utilities industry which returned -2.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: VER exceeded the Austrian Market which returned -4.8% over the past year.
|VER Average Weekly Movement||4.8%|
|Electric Utilities Industry Average Movement||4.9%|
|Market Average Movement||4.8%|
|10% most volatile stocks in AT Market||7.0%|
|10% least volatile stocks in AT Market||2.7%|
Stable Share Price: VER is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Austrian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: VER's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
VERBUND AG, together with its subsidiaries, generates, trades, and sells electricity to energy exchanges, traders, electric utilities and industrial companies, and households and commercial customers in Austria and internationally. It operates through Hydro, New Renewables, Sales, Grid, and All Other segments. As of December 31, 2021, the company operated hydropower plants with a capacity of 8,307 megawatts (MW); wind farms with a capacity of 418 MW; solar farms with a capacity of 3 MW; and thermal power plants with an electrical capacity of 1,013 MW.
VERBUND Fundamentals Summary
|VER fundamental statistics|
Is VER overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|VER income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||€5.11b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
Nov 03, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||3.93|
|Net Profit Margin||17.53%|
How did VER perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
0.9%Current Dividend Yield
Is VER undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 0/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for VER?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is VER's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does VER's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|VER PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
EBK EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg
XEL Xcel Energy
ES Eversource Energy
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: VER is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (28.1x) compared to the peer average (26.7x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does VER's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the European Electric Utilities Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: VER is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (28.1x) compared to the European Electric Utilities industry average (11.1x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is VER'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.
|Current PE Ratio||28.1x|
|Fair PE Ratio||27.4x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: VER is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (28.1x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (27.4x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of VER when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: VER (€104.6) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€94.01)
Significantly Below Fair Value: VER is trading above our estimate of fair value.
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 lower than the current share price.
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How is VERBUND forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Future Growth Score3/6
Future Growth Score 3/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: VER's forecast earnings growth (8.5% per year) is above the savings rate (0.2%).
Earnings vs Market: VER's earnings (8.5% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Austrian market (3.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: VER's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: VER's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-4.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: VER's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-4.7% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: VER's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (30%)
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How has VERBUND performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score4/6
Past Performance Score 4/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: VER has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: VER's current net profit margins (17.5%) are lower than last year (18.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: VER's earnings have grown significantly by 25.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: VER's earnings growth over the past year (111.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (25.3% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: VER earnings growth over the past year (111.6%) exceeded the Electric Utilities industry 5.8%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: VER's Return on Equity (29.2%) is considered high.
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How is VERBUND's financial position?
Financial Health Score3/6
Financial Health Score 3/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: VER's short term assets (€6.0B) do not cover its short term liabilities (€10.2B).
Long Term Liabilities: VER's short term assets (€6.0B) exceed its long term liabilities (€4.4B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: VER's net debt to equity ratio (36.7%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: VER's debt to equity ratio has increased from 37% to 60.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: VER's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (18.3%).
Interest Coverage: VER's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (44.8x coverage).
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What is VERBUND current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: VER's dividend (0.95%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Austrian market (1.95%).
High Dividend: VER's dividend (0.95%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Austrian market (5.17%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: VER is not paying a notable dividend for the Austrian market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: VER is not paying a notable dividend for the Austrian market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: VER is not paying a notable dividend for the Austrian market.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: VER is paying a dividend but the company has no free cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Michael Strugl (59 yo)
Dr. Michael Strugl has been Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Executive Board at VERBUND AG since January 1, 2021. Dr. Strugl was the Vice Chairman of the Board at Verbund Ag from January 1, 2019 unt...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Michael's total compensation ($USD1.25M) is below average for companies of similar size in the Austrian market ($USD4.18M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Michael's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: VER's management team is considered experienced (3.6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: VER's board of directors are considered experienced (4.3 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.
VERBUND AG's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: VERBUND AG
- Ticker: VER
- Exchange: WBAG
- Founded: 1947
- Industry: Electric Utilities
- Sector: Utilities
- Implied Market Cap: €38.424b
- Shares outstanding: 347.42m
- Website: https://www.verbund.com
Number of Employees
- VERBUND AG
- Am Hof 6a
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/08/17 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/08/17 00:00|
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.