Burckhardt Compression Holding AG manufactures and sells reciprocating compressors worldwide.
Proven track record with reasonable growth potential.
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.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: BCHN underperformed the Swiss Machinery industry which returned -5.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BCHN underperformed the Swiss Market which returned 9% over the past year.
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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Is Burckhardt Compression Holding undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: BCHN (CHF243.5) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CHF292.22)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BCHN is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BCHN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (23.8x) compared to the Machinery industry average (21.7x).
PE vs Market: BCHN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (23.8x) compared to the Swiss market (20.3x).
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 (2.9x) compared to the CH Machinery industry average (2.3x).
How is Burckhardt Compression Holding forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BCHN's forecast earnings growth (23.1% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.6%).
Earnings vs Market: BCHN's earnings (23.1% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Swiss market (10.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: BCHN's revenue (5.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Swiss market (2.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BCHN's revenue (5.8% 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 (14%).
How has Burckhardt Compression Holding performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BCHN has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: BCHN's current net profit margins (5.6%) are higher than last year (3.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BCHN's earnings have declined by -19.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: BCHN's earnings growth over the past year (61%) exceeds its 5-year average (-19.8% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: BCHN earnings growth over the past year (61%) exceeded the Machinery industry 2.7%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: BCHN's Return on Equity (12.8%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Burckhardt Compression Holding's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BCHN's short term assets (CHF570.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (CHF382.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: BCHN's short term assets (CHF570.2M) exceed its long term liabilities (CHF107.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BCHN's debt to equity ratio (44.4%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: BCHN's debt to equity ratio has increased from 8.6% to 44.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: BCHN's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (11.4%).
Interest Coverage: BCHN's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (49.3x coverage).
Inventory Level: BCHN has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: BCHN's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 3.9x debt).
What is Burckhardt Compression Holding's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: BCHN's dividend (2.46%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (1.83%).
High Dividend: BCHN's dividend (2.46%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (3.51%).
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 not increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (58.5%), 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 (61.8% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Marcel Pawlicek (56yo)
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 served as a Chief Operating O ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Marcel's total compensation ($USD789.02K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Swiss market ($USD1.01M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Marcel's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO & Member of Executive Board||8.8yrs||CHF770.00k||1.24% CHF10.6m|
|CFO, VP of Finance & Administration||11.4yrs||no data||0.050% CHF427.2k|
|President of Services Division & Member of Executive Board||1yrs||no data||0.018% CHF150.6k|
|Chief Human Resources Officer & Member of Executive Board||4.7yrs||no data||0.0082% CHF69.8k|
|President of Systems Division & Member of Executive Board||3.3yrs||no data||0.012% CHF100.4k|
|Vice President of Marketing & Communications||14.1yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Contracting||12.8yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Quality & Infrastructure||15.1yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Components||11.9yrs||no data||no data|
|Managing Director of Burckhardt Compression (India) Private Ltd||15.1yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: BCHN's management team is seasoned and experienced (11.7 years average tenure).
|Director||0.6yrs||no data||no data|
|Non-Executive Director||13.1yrs||CHF101.00k||0.032% CHF271.1k|
|Chairman of the Board||8.8yrs||CHF161.00k||5.99% CHF51.0m|
|Non-Executive Director||5.6yrs||CHF95.00k||0.0063% CHF53.9k|
|Non-Executive Director||7.7yrs||CHF111.00k||0.029% CHF247.2k|
Experienced Board: BCHN's board of directors are considered experienced (7.7 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.
Burckhardt Compression Holding AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Burckhardt Compression Holding AG
- Ticker: BCHN
- Exchange: SWX
- Founded: 1844
- Industry: Industrial Machinery
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: CHF851.894m
- Shares outstanding: 3.39m
- Website: https://www.burckhardtcompression.com
Number of Employees
- Burckhardt Compression Holding AG
- Im Link 5
- PO Box 65
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|BCHN||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Registered Shares||CH||CHF||Jun 2006|
|B5H||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Registered Shares||DE||EUR||Jun 2006|
|0QNN||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Registered Shares||GB||CHF||Jun 2006|
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 gases; Laby-GI compressor for offshore vessels and installations; Process Gas Compressors API 618 for high-pressure compression of hydrogen, hydrocarbon, and corrosive gasses; Hyper Compressor, a high-pressure reciprocating compressor for low density polyethylene plants; and standard high pressure compressor that compresses air, hydrogen, nitrogen, helium, argon, natural gas, and other non-corrosive gases and gas mixtures. It also provides various compressor components, such as compressor valves, rings and packings, capital parts, labyrinth piston compressor components, and hyper/secondary compressor parts. In addition, the company offers services comprising valve, spare parts logistic, revamp and upgrade, component repair, field, condition monitoring and diagnostic, technical support, and training services. It provides compressor solutions for upstream oil and gas, marine, gas transport and storage, refinery, petrochemical/chemical, and industrial gas sectors. Burckhardt Compression Holding AG was founded in 1844 and is headquartered in Winterthur, Switzerland.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/02/25 21:13|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/25 00:00|
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