ENXTBR:QFG

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Quest for Growth Belgium is a mutual fund launched and managed by Quest Management NV.

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Risks

  • Quest for Growth Belgium is a fund or ETF! Currently our data availability for these is poor, we only recommend using them as part of a portfolio.

Share Price & News

How has Quest for Growth Belgium's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-0.7%

ENXTBR:QFG

1.1%

BE Capital Markets

-0.2%

BE Market


1 Year Return

-22.5%

ENXTBR:QFG

-15.7%

BE Capital Markets

-4.8%

BE Market

QFG underperformed the Capital Markets industry which returned -15.7% over the past year.

QFG underperformed the Market in Belgium which returned -4.8% over the past year.


Share holder returns

QFGIndustryMarket
7 Day-0.7%1.1%-0.2%
30 Day-7.0%-3.8%-5.1%
90 Day-0.4%-3.3%5.5%
1 Year-22.5%-22.5%-12.0%-15.7%-2.7%-4.8%
3 Year-8.1%-23.2%14.5%1.0%-5.8%-12.5%
5 Year35.7%-24.0%-5.4%-23.3%21.2%6.0%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Quest for Growth Belgium's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Quest for Growth Belgium undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

0.71x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Quest for Growth Belgium's share price is above the future cash flow value, it's not available at a moderate discount (< 20%).

Quest for Growth Belgium's share price is above the future cash flow value, it's not available at a substantial discount (< 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

Quest for Growth Belgium is loss making, we can't compare its value to the Europe Capital Markets industry average.

Quest for Growth Belgium is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the Belgium market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Quest for Growth Belgium, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Quest for Growth Belgium is good value based on assets compared to the Europe Capital Markets industry average.

Future Growth

How is Quest for Growth Belgium expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

18.5%

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 Quest for Growth Belgium 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.

Past Performance

How has Quest for Growth Belgium performed over the past 5 years?

-39.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Quest for Growth Belgium does not make a profit and their year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years.

Unable to compare Quest for Growth Belgium's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.

Unable to compare Quest for Growth Belgium's 1-year growth to the Europe Capital Markets industry average as it is not currently profitable.


Return on Equity

It is difficult to establish if Quest for Growth Belgium has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is loss-making.


Return on Assets

It is difficult to establish if Quest for Growth Belgium has efficiently used its assets last year compared to the Europe Capital Markets industry average (Return on Assets) as it is loss-making.


Return on Capital Employed

It is difficult to establish if Quest for Growth Belgium improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.

Financial Health

How is Quest for Growth Belgium's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Quest for Growth Belgium is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Quest for Growth Belgium's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Quest for Growth Belgium has no debt.

Quest for Growth Belgium has not taken on any debt in the past 5 years.

Quest for Growth Belgium has no debt, it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Quest for Growth Belgium has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet

Low level of unsold assets.

Quest for Growth Belgium has no debt, it does not need to be covered by short term assets.

Dividend

What is Quest for Growth Belgium's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate Quest for Growth Belgium's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate Quest for Growth Belgium's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Quest for Growth Belgium has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if Quest for Growth Belgium's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Quest for Growth Belgium has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.

Management

What is the CEO of Quest for Growth Belgium's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

7.8yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Quest for Growth Belgium has no CEO, or we have no data on them.


Board Age and Tenure

7.8yrs

Average Tenure

69yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Quest for Growth Belgium board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Frank Bulens (56yo)

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • René Avonts

    Executive Officer and Director

    • Tenure: 21.6yrs
    • Compensation: €48.40k
  • Marc Pauwels

    Fund Administrator

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Rita Underwood

    Secretary of Investor Relations

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Philip De Vicq De Cumptich

    Executive Officer and Director

    • Tenure: 7.8yrs
    • Compensation: €48.40k

Board Members

  • Jos Peeters (71yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Paul Haspeslagh (69yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Rudi Mariën (74yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
    • Compensation: €8.50k
  • Michel Akkermans (59yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
    • Compensation: €14.52k
  • René Avonts

    Executive Officer and Director

    • Tenure: 21.6yrs
    • Compensation: €48.40k
  • Antoon De Proft (59yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
    • Compensation: €48.40k
  • Frans Theeuwes

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
    • Compensation: €13.92k
  • Edward Claeys

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Philip De Vicq De Cumptich

    Executive Officer and Director

    • Tenure: 7.8yrs
    • Compensation: €48.40k
  • Regine Slagmulder

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 7.8yrs
    • Compensation: €13.92k

Company Information

Quest for Growth Belgium's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Quest for Growth Belgium
  • Ticker: QFG
  • Exchange: ENXTBR
  • Founded: 1998
  • Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
  • Sector: Diversified Financials
  • Market Cap: €93.600m
  • Shares outstanding: 16.77m
  • Website: https://www.questforgrowth.com

Location

  • Quest for Growth Belgium
  • Lei 19
  • Box 2
  • Leuven
  • Flemish Brabant
  • 3000
  • Belgium

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
QFGENXTBR (Euronext Brussels)YesOrdinary SharesBEEURSep 1998
0FRELSE (London Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesGBEURSep 1998
QGPL.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDSep 1998
QFGBBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesOrdinary SharesGBEURSep 1998

Biography

Quest for Growth Belgium is a mutual fund launched and managed by Quest Management NV. The fund makes its investments in listed and unlisted companies of Europe. It primarily invests in growth stocks of sm ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/08/24 20:40
End of Day Share Price2019/08/23 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
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.