BEKB Stock Overview
NV Bekaert SA provides steel wire transformation and coating technologies worldwide.
NV Bekaert Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||€36.36|
|52 Week High||€45.60|
|52 Week Low||€29.92|
|1 Month Change||5.27%|
|3 Month Change||-5.56%|
|1 Year Change||-6.24%|
|3 Year Change||67.10%|
|5 Year Change||-21.36%|
|Change since IPO||405.65%|
Recent News & Updates
NV Bekaert (EBR:BEKB) Has Announced That It Will Be Increasing Its Dividend To €1.05
NV Bekaert SA ( EBR:BEKB ) will increase its dividend on the 16th of May to €1.05. Even though the dividend went up...
NV Bekaert (EBR:BEKB) Is Increasing Its Dividend To €1.05
NV Bekaert SA's ( EBR:BEKB ) dividend will be increasing to €1.05 on 16th of May. Even though the dividend went up, the...
|BEKB||BE Metals and Mining||BE Market|
Return vs Industry: BEKB underperformed the Belgian Metals and Mining industry which returned -5.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BEKB underperformed the Belgian Market which returned -5.1% over the past year.
|BEKB Average Weekly Movement||6.0%|
|Metals and Mining Industry Average Movement||7.8%|
|Market Average Movement||4.9%|
|10% most volatile stocks in BE Market||7.8%|
|10% least volatile stocks in BE Market||2.9%|
Stable Share Price: BEKB is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Belgian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: BEKB's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
NV Bekaert SA provides steel wire transformation and coating technologies worldwide. The company operates through four business units: Rubber Reinforcement, Steel Wire Solutions, Specialty Businesses, and Bridon-Bekaert Ropes Group. It offers tire cord and bead wire products for tire sector; hose reinforcement wire and conveyor belt reinforcement products; and steel wire products and solutions for agriculture, energy and utilities, mining, construction, consumer goods, and the industrial sectors.
NV Bekaert Fundamentals Summary
|BEKB fundamental statistics|
Is BEKB overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|BEKB income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||€3.94b|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Jul 29, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||7.11|
|Net Profit Margin||8.41%|
How did BEKB perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
4.1%Current Dividend Yield
Is NV Bekaert undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 5/6
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
PE vs Industry
PE vs Market
PB vs Industry
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: BEKB (€36.36) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€82.31)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BEKB is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BEKB is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (5.1x) compared to the European Metals and Mining industry average (5.5x).
PE vs Market: BEKB is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (5.1x) compared to the Belgian market (11.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: BEKB's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BEKB is good value based on its Price-To-Book Ratio (1.1x) compared to the XE Metals and Mining industry average (1.3x).
How is NV Bekaert forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Future Growth Score1/6
Future Growth Score 1/6
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: BEKB's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-9.8% per year).
Earnings vs Market: BEKB's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-9.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: BEKB's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: BEKB's revenue (3.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Belgian market (1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BEKB's revenue (3.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: BEKB's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (12.9%).
How has NV Bekaert performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score6/6
Past Performance Score 6/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BEKB has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: BEKB's current net profit margins (8.4%) are higher than last year (3.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BEKB's earnings have grown by 19% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: BEKB's earnings growth over the past year (202.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (19% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: BEKB earnings growth over the past year (202.2%) exceeded the Metals and Mining industry 102.9%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: BEKB's Return on Equity (21.5%) is considered high.
How is NV Bekaert's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BEKB's short term assets (€2.9B) exceed its short term liabilities (€1.6B).
Long Term Liabilities: BEKB's short term assets (€2.9B) exceed its long term liabilities (€1.1B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BEKB's net debt to equity ratio (17%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: BEKB's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 91.6% to 53.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: BEKB's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (34.4%).
Interest Coverage: BEKB's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (14.1x coverage).
What is NV Bekaert current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 4/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BEKB's dividend (4.13%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Belgian market (1.76%).
High Dividend: BEKB's dividend (4.13%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Belgian market (5.76%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: BEKB's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: BEKB's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (21%), BEKB's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonably low cash payout ratio (37.7%), BEKB's dividend payments are 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
Oswald Schmid (62 yo)
Mr. Oswald Schmid is the Chief Executive Officer at NV Bekaert SA since March 02, 2021. He served as the Chief Operations Officer at NV Bekaert SA since December 1, 2019 until 2021 and had been its Interim...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Oswald's total compensation ($USD2.52M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Belgian market ($USD591.64K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Oswald's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: BEKB's management team is considered experienced (2.6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: BEKB's board of directors are considered experienced (4.5 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.
NV Bekaert SA's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: NV Bekaert SA
- Ticker: BEKB
- Exchange: ENXTBR
- Founded: 1880
- Industry: Steel
- Sector: Materials
- Implied Market Cap: €2.017b
- Shares outstanding: 57.24m
- Website: https://www.bekaert.com
Number of Employees
- NV Bekaert SA
- Bekaertstraat 2
- West Flanders
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/25 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/25 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.