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Warehouses Estates Belgium

Executive Summary

Warehouses Estates Belgium SCA is a real estate investment trust. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Undervalued second-rate dividend payer.

Share Price & News

How has Warehouses Estates Belgium's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: WEB's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-13.8%

WEB

3.4%

BE REITs

0.2%

BE Market


1 Year Return

-27.7%

WEB

0.8%

BE REITs

-21.6%

BE Market

Return vs Industry: WEB underperformed the Belgian REITs industry which returned 0.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: WEB underperformed the Belgian Market which returned -21.6% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

WEBIndustryMarket
7 Day-13.8%3.4%0.2%
30 Day-12.0%2.9%-2.4%
90 Day-19.0%7.0%-1.0%
1 Year-24.4%-27.7%3.8%0.8%-20.4%-21.6%
3 Year-23.4%-33.5%43.8%27.7%-26.9%-31.2%
5 Year-17.0%-33.6%76.6%44.8%-15.6%-24.2%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Warehouses Estates Belgium's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Warehouses Estates Belgium undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

24.8%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: WEB (€40.5) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€53.82)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: WEB is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.9x) compared to the BE REITs industry average (14.9x).

PE vs Market: WEB is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.9x) compared to the Belgian market (14.7x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate WEB's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: WEB is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the BE REITs industry average (1.1x).


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Future Growth

How is Warehouses Estates Belgium forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

11.7%

Forecasted Real Estate 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 Warehouses Estates 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.


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Past Performance

How has Warehouses Estates Belgium performed over the past 5 years?

-6.9%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: WEB has a large one-off loss of €5.8M impacting its June 30 2020 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: WEB's current net profit margins (28.2%) are lower than last year (70.5%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: WEB's earnings have declined by 6.9% per year over the past 5 years.

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

Earnings vs Industry: WEB had negative earnings growth (-57.8%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the REITs industry average (-13.7%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: WEB's Return on Equity (4%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Warehouses Estates Belgium's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: WEB's short term assets (€6.9M) do not cover its short term liabilities (€24.2M).

Long Term Liabilities: WEB's short term assets (€6.9M) do not cover its long term liabilities (€96.7M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: WEB's debt to equity ratio (72.6%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: WEB's debt to equity ratio has increased from 47.7% to 72.6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: WEB's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (8.4%).

Interest Coverage: WEB's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (7.1x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Warehouses Estates Belgium current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

6.17%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: WEB's dividend (6.17%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Belgian market (2.1%).

High Dividend: WEB's dividend (6.17%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Belgian market (5.59%)


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

Growing Dividend: WEB's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: At its current payout ratio (97.8%), WEB's payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.


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Management

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

6.4yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Robert Wagner

0.83

Tenure

€4,500

Compensation

Mr. Robert Laurent Wagner has been Chief Executive Officer of Warehouses Estates Belgium S.C.A. since December 18, 2019 and serves as its Executive Director. Mr. Wagner served as Co-Chief Executive Officer ...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Claude Desseille
Chairman & Head of Internal Audit0.83yr€4.50kno data
Robert Wagner
CEO & Executive Director0.83yr€4.50kno data
Caroline Wagner
Chief Administrative Officer19.83yrs€4.50kno data
Valerie Wagner
Head of Marketing & Sales and Executive Director14.33yrs€34.50kno data
Antoine Tagliavini
CFO & Risk Manager6.42yrsno datano data
Pierre Higuet
Head Officer of Accountingno data€2.00kno data
Laurent Vensensius
Chief Technology Officerno datano datano data

6.4yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: WEB's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.4 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Claude Desseille
Chairman & Head of Internal Audit0.83yr€4.50kno data
Robert Wagner
CEO & Executive Director0.83yr€4.50kno data
Caroline Wagner
Chief Administrative Officer19.83yrs€4.50kno data
Valerie Wagner
Head of Marketing & Sales and Executive Director14.33yrs€34.50kno data
Daniel Weekers
Independent Vice-Chairman of the Boardno data€24.75kno data
Jacques Peters
Independent Non-Executive Director2.75yrs€6.75kno data
Jean-Jacques Cloquet
Independent Non-Executive Director3.75yrs€6.75kno data

9.0yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Board: WEB's board of directors are considered experienced (9 years average tenure).


Ownership

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

Warehouses Estates Belgium SCA's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Warehouses Estates Belgium SCA
  • Ticker: WEB
  • Exchange: ENXTBR
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Diversified REITs
  • Sector: Real Estate
  • Market Cap: €128.237m
  • Shares outstanding: 3.17m
  • Website: https://www.w-e-b.be

Number of Employees


Location

  • Warehouses Estates Belgium SCA
  • 29 Avenue Jean Mermoz
  • Gosselies
  • Hainaut
  • 6041
  • Belgium

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
WEBENXTBR (Euronext Brussels)YesPersonal SharesBEEUROct 1998
0GIDLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesPersonal SharesGBEUROct 1998

Biography

Warehouses Estates Belgium SCA is a real estate investment trust. Warehouses Estates Belgium SCA is based in Belgium.


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/01 21:43
End of Day Share Price2020/10/01 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.