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Burckhardt Compression Holding

Executive Summary

Burckhardt Compression Holding AG manufactures and sells reciprocating compressors worldwide. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Proven track record with adequate balance sheet and pays a dividend.


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Share Price & News

How has Burckhardt Compression Holding's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: BCHN has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-5.2%

BCHN

-2.1%

CH Machinery

-2.5%

CH Market


1 Year Return

-4.0%

BCHN

-0.7%

CH Machinery

-2.9%

CH Market

Return vs Industry: BCHN underperformed the Swiss Machinery industry which returned 0.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: BCHN underperformed the Swiss Market which returned -1.8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

BCHNIndustryMarket
7 Day-5.2%-2.1%-2.5%
30 Day-3.4%-1.3%-2.9%
90 Day-2.6%2.3%-2.6%
1 Year-1.6%-4.0%2.6%-0.7%0.5%-2.9%
3 Year-19.4%-24.6%-0.9%-9.1%13.5%1.6%
5 Year-21.5%-30.8%50.4%30.4%29.5%8.0%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Burckhardt Compression Holding's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Burckhardt Compression Holding undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

34.9%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: BCHN (CHF226) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CHF346.85)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: BCHN is good value based on its PE Ratio (23.6x) compared to the CH Machinery industry average (27.9x).

PE vs Market: BCHN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (23.6x) compared to the Swiss market (21.6x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: BCHN is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: BCHN is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.8x) compared to the CH Machinery industry average (1.8x).


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Future Growth

How is Burckhardt Compression Holding forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?

23.5%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: BCHN's forecast earnings growth (23.5% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.2%).

Earnings vs Market: BCHN's earnings (23.5% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Swiss market (11.8% per year).

High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: BCHN's revenue (4.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Swiss market (4.4% per year).

High Growth Revenue: BCHN's revenue (4.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: BCHN's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (17.1%).


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Past Performance

How has Burckhardt Compression Holding performed over the past 5 years?

-17.6%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: BCHN has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: BCHN's current net profit margins (5.1%) are higher than last year (4.6%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: BCHN's earnings have declined by 17.6% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: BCHN's earnings growth over the past year (17%) exceeds its 5-year average (-17.6% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: BCHN earnings growth over the past year (17%) exceeded the Machinery industry -15.9%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: BCHN's Return on Equity (12.6%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Burckhardt Compression Holding's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: BCHN's short term assets (CHF648.9M) exceed its short term liabilities (CHF441.2M).

Long Term Liabilities: BCHN's short term assets (CHF648.9M) exceed its long term liabilities (CHF124.3M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: BCHN's debt to equity ratio (58.1%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: BCHN's debt to equity ratio has increased from 8% to 58.1% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: BCHN's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (27.5%).

Interest Coverage: BCHN's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (17.1x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Burckhardt Compression Holding current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

2.65%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: BCHN's dividend (2.65%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (2%).

High Dividend: BCHN's dividend (2.65%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (3.8%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

Growing Dividend: BCHN's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (62.7%), BCHN's dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: BCHN's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (54.4% payout ratio).


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Management

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

12.6yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Marcel Pawlicek (57 yo)

9.5yrs

Tenure

CHF792,000

Compensation

Mr. Marcel Pawlicek has been the Chief Executive Officer of Burckhardt Compression Holding AG since April 1, 2011 and serves as its Member of The Executive Board. Mr. Pawlicek serves as President of the Sw ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Marcel's total compensation ($USD873.88K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Swiss market ($USD1.15M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Marcel's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Marcel Pawlicek
CEO & Member of Executive Board9.5yrsCHF792.00k1.25%
CHF 9.5m
Rolf Brändli
CFO, VP of Finance & Administration12.08yrsno data0.050%
CHF 382.1k
Rainer Dübi
President of Services Division & Member of Executive Board1.67yrsno data0.018%
CHF 134.7k
Sandra Pitt
Chief Human Resources Officer & Member of Executive Board5.33yrsno data0.0082%
CHF 62.4k
Fabrice Billard
President of Systems Division & Member of Executive Board4yrsno data0.018%
CHF 134.7k
Marco Scanderbeg
Vice President of Marketing & Communications14.75yrsno datano data
Matthias Tanner
Vice President of Contracting13.5yrsno datano data
René Guthauser
Vice President of Quality & Infrastructure15.75yrsno datano data
Robert Züst
Vice President of Components12.58yrsno datano data
Narasimha Rao
Managing Director of Burckhardt Compression (India) Private Ltd15.75yrsno datano data
Keven Li
Managing Director of Burckhardt Compression (Shanghai ) Co. Ltd.13.75yrsno datano data

12.6yrs

Average Tenure

54yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: BCHN's management team is seasoned and experienced (12.6 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Ton Büchner
Chairman0.25yrno datano data
David Dean
Non-Executive Director1.25yrsCHF77.00k0.011%
CHF 79.7k
Urs Leinhäuser
Non-Executive Director13.75yrsCHF101.00k0.049%
CHF 368.8k
Stephan Bross
Non-Executive Director6.25yrsCHF95.00k0.0082%
CHF 62.4k
Monika Schädle
Non-Executive Director8.33yrsCHF112.00k0.031%
CHF 235.3k

6.3yrs

Average Tenure

58yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: BCHN's board of directors are considered experienced (6.3 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

Burckhardt Compression Holding AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Burckhardt Compression Holding AG
  • Ticker: BCHN
  • Exchange: SWX
  • Founded: 1844
  • Industry: Industrial Machinery
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: CHF758.447m
  • Shares outstanding: 3.38m
  • Website: https://www.burckhardtcompression.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Burckhardt Compression Holding AG
  • Franz-Burckhardt-Strasse 5
  • Winterthur
  • Zurich
  • 8404
  • Switzerland

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
BCHNSWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)YesRegistered SharesCHCHFJun 2006
B5HDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesRegistered SharesDEEURJun 2006
0QNNLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesRegistered SharesGBCHFJun 2006

Biography

Burckhardt Compression Holding AG manufactures and sells reciprocating compressors worldwide. The company offers Laby, a labyrinth piston compressor that compresses bone-dry, dirty, abrasive, and other gas ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/28 20:35
End of Day Share Price2020/10/27 00:00
Earnings2020/03/31
Annual Earnings2020/03/31


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.