Bobst Group SA supplies equipment and services for printing, coating and laminating, cutting, folding, gluing, and other processes worldwide.
Solid track record with adequate balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Bobst Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: BOBNN's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: BOBNN underperformed the Swiss Machinery industry which returned 1.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BOBNN underperformed the Swiss Market which returned 3.8% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Bobst Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Bobst Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: BOBNN (CHF60.4) is trading above our estimate of fair value (CHF46.36)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BOBNN is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BOBNN is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.7x) compared to the Machinery industry average (19.5x).
PE vs Market: BOBNN is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.7x) compared to the Swiss market (19.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: BOBNN is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (4.4x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BOBNN is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.7x) compared to the CH Machinery industry average (2.1x).
How is Bobst Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BOBNN's forecast earnings growth (3.3% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.2%).
Earnings vs Market: BOBNN's earnings (3.3% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Swiss market (8.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: BOBNN's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: BOBNN's revenue (1.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Swiss market (2.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BOBNN's revenue (1.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: BOBNN's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (11.1%).
How has Bobst Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BOBNN has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: BOBNN's current net profit margins (4.2%) are higher than last year (3.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BOBNN's earnings have grown by 3.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: BOBNN's earnings growth over the past year (7.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (3.7% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: BOBNN earnings growth over the past year (7.2%) exceeded the Machinery industry 0.5%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: BOBNN's Return on Equity (9.4%) is considered low.
How is Bobst Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BOBNN's short term assets (CHF1.0B) exceed its short term liabilities (CHF731.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: BOBNN's short term assets (CHF1.0B) exceed its long term liabilities (CHF234.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BOBNN's debt to equity ratio (53.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: BOBNN's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 105.1% to 53.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: BOBNN's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (18.5%).
Interest Coverage: BOBNN's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (19.4x coverage).
What is Bobst Group's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BOBNN's dividend (2.48%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (1.94%).
High Dividend: BOBNN's dividend (2.48%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (3.84%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: BOBNN has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: BOBNN's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 6 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (36.4%), BOBNN's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: BOBNN's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (44.6% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jean-Pascal Bobst (54yo)
Mr. Jean-Pascal Bobst has been the Chief Executive Officer of Bobst Group SA, since May 7, 2009 and served as its Head of Business Unit Sheet-fed. Mr. Bobst served as Head of Technology, Supply Production ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jean-Pascal's total compensation ($USD1.71M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Swiss market ($USD1.11M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jean-Pascal's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chief Executive Officer||11.08yrs||CHF1.65m||0.12% CHF1.2m|
|Chief Financial Officer||8.58yrs||no data||0.051% CHF505.6k|
|Head of Web-Fed Business Unit||9.17yrs||no data||0.012% CHF124.6k|
|Head of Sheet-Fed Business Unit||8.58yrs||no data||0.030% CHF300.4k|
|Head of Business Unit Services||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: BOBNN's management team is seasoned and experienced (8.9 years average tenure).
|Vice-Chairman||no data||CHF246.00k||0.00054% CHF5.4k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||7.17yrs||CHF186.00k||0.012% CHF120.8k|
Experienced Board: BOBNN's board of directors are considered experienced (6.3 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.
Bobst Group SA's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Bobst Group SA
- Ticker: BOBNN
- Exchange: SWX
- Founded: 1890
- Industry: Industrial Machinery
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: CHF997.625m
- Shares outstanding: 16.52m
- Website: https://www.bobst.com
Number of Employees
- Bobst Group SA
- 3, Route de Faraz
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|BOBNN||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Registered Shares||CH||CHF||Nov 2001|
|BBBS.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Registered Shares||US||USD||Nov 2001|
|0QKJ||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Registered Shares||GB||CHF||Nov 2001|
|4J7||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Registered Shares||DE||EUR||Nov 2001|
Bobst Group SA supplies equipment and services for printing, coating and laminating, cutting, folding, gluing, and other processes worldwide. It operates through BU Sheet-Fed, BU Web-Fed, and BU Services segments. The company’s products comprise vacuum coaters and metalizers, extrusion coating and laminating lines, coating lines, laminating machines, and litho-laminators; flexo post-printing presses, CI flexo presses, inline flexo presses, and rotogravure printing presses; flatbed die cutters, hot foil stampers, and Web-fed converting equipment; and flatbed die-cutting lines, flexo folder gluers, flexo rotary die cutters, and converting lines for printing and converting. Its services include remote services, technical services, spare parts and consumables, tooling services, monitoring apps, and relocation services; maintenance solutions comprising inspection, maintenance, and repair services; machinery enhancement services; process optimization, training, technical coaching, and performance solutions. The company’s products are used in packaging, including folding cartons, corrugated boards, and flexible materials, as well as packaging for liquids; commercial print finishing; label manufacturing; sack and bag production; pressure sensitive adhesive tape production; decorative printing; and security, tobacco, and industrial applications. Bobst Group SA was founded in 1890 and is based in Mex, Switzerland. Bobst Group SA is a subsidiary of JBF Finance SA.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/06/04 08:33|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/06/03 00:00|
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