Bucher Industries AG develops, manufactures, and sells machinery, vehicles, hydraulic components, and manufacturing equipment for use in harvesting, food producing and packaging, and roads and public spaces cleaning in Asia, Americas, Europe, and internationally.
Flawless balance sheet established dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has Bucher Industries's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: BUCN has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: BUCN underperformed the Swiss Machinery industry which returned 1.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BUCN underperformed the Swiss Market which returned 3% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Bucher Industries's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Bucher Industries 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: BUCN (CHF276.4) is trading above our estimate of fair value (CHF230.62)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BUCN is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BUCN is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.6x) compared to the Machinery industry average (19.1x).
PE vs Market: BUCN is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.6x) compared to the Swiss market (19.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: BUCN's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BUCN is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.1x) compared to the CH Machinery industry average (2x).
How is Bucher Industries forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BUCN's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-2.2% per year).
Earnings vs Market: BUCN's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-2.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: BUCN's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: BUCN's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-0.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BUCN's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-0.8% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: BUCN's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (13%).
How has Bucher Industries performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BUCN has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: BUCN's current net profit margins (7.2%) are lower than last year (7.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BUCN's earnings have grown by 9.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: BUCN's earnings growth over the past year (0.5%) is below its 5-year average (9.1% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: BUCN earnings growth over the past year (0.5%) underperformed the Machinery industry 0.5%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: BUCN's Return on Equity (16.4%) is considered low.
How is Bucher Industries's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BUCN's short term assets (CHF1.8B) exceed its short term liabilities (CHF924.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: BUCN's short term assets (CHF1.8B) exceed its long term liabilities (CHF227.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BUCN's debt to equity ratio (17.4%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: BUCN's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 36% to 17.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: BUCN's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (117.8%).
Interest Coverage: BUCN's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (344.1x coverage).
What is Bucher Industries's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BUCN's dividend (2.89%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (1.93%).
High Dividend: BUCN's dividend (2.89%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (3.91%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: BUCN's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: BUCN's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (36.5%), BUCN's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: BUCN's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (40% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jacques Sanche (54yo)
Dr. Jacques Sanche, Dr. oec. HSG, has been the Chief Executive Officer at Bucher Industries AG since April 2016. Dr. Sanche served as the Chief Executive Officer of Belimo Holding AG from August 2007 to Ju ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jacques's total compensation ($USD1.94M) is about average for companies of similar size in the Swiss market ($USD1.70M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jacques's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chief Executive Officer||4.08yrs||CHF1.86m||0.036% CHF1.0m|
|Chief Financial Officer||2.33yrs||no data||0.0060% CHF170.7k|
|Head of Legal||4.33yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Corporate Communications||1.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Group Development & President of Bucher Specials Division||14.33yrs||no data||0.013% CHF369.4k|
|Division President of Bucher Hydraulics||16.33yrs||no data||0.10% CHF2.9m|
|Division President of Bucher Municipal||4.33yrs||no data||0.0092% CHF259.2k|
|Division President of Kuhn Group||5.58yrs||no data||0.027% CHF772.8k|
|Division President of Emhart Glass||14.33yrs||no data||0.056% CHF1.6m|
|Head of Marketing of Kuhn Group||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: BUCN's management team is considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).
|Independent Chairman of the Board||4.08yrs||CHF393.90k||0.47% CHF13.2m|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||18.33yrs||CHF142.00k||0.039% CHF1.1m|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||14.33yrs||CHF144.50k||0.038% CHF1.1m|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||6.08yrs||CHF148.50k||0.047% CHF1.3m|
|Independent Deputy Chairman||9.33yrs||CHF159.00k||4.31% CHF121.7m|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||9.08yrs||CHF142.00k||5.92% CHF167.3m|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||2.08yrs||CHF142.00k||0.0018% CHF50.9k|
Experienced Board: BUCN's board of directors are considered experienced (9.1 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.
Bucher Industries AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Bucher Industries AG
- Ticker: BUCN
- Exchange: SWX
- Industry: Construction Machinery and Heavy Trucks
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: CHF2.827b
- Shares outstanding: 10.23m
- Website: https://www.bucherindustries.com
Number of Employees
- Bucher Industries AG
- Murzlenstrasse 80
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|BUCN||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Registered Shares||CH||CHF||Jan 1994|
|BUHA||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Registered Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 1994|
|BCHH.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Registered Shares||US||USD||Jan 1994|
|0QQN||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Registered Shares||GB||CHF||Jan 1994|
Bucher Industries AG develops, manufactures, and sells machinery, vehicles, hydraulic components, and manufacturing equipment for use in harvesting, food producing and packaging, and roads and public spaces cleaning in Asia, Americas, Europe, and internationally. The company operates through five divisions: Kuhn Group, Bucher Municipal, Bucher Hydraulics, Bucher Emhart Glass, and Bucher Specials. The Kuhn Group division supplies specialized agricultural machinery for tillage, planting and seeding, crop protection and nutrient management, hay and forage harvesting, and livestock bedding and feeding, as well as landscape maintenance. The Bucher Municipal division provides municipal vehicles, such as sweepers and sewer cleaning, winter maintenance, and refuse collection vehicles and equipment, as well as digital services. The Bucher Hydraulics division offers hydraulic systems, such as pumps, motors, valves, cylinders, power units, elevator drives, and control block solutions with integrated electronics. The Bucher Emhart Glass division supplies glass forming and inspection machinery, systems, components, and parts, as well as consulting and services for the glass container industry. The Bucher Specials division offers machinery and equipment for winemaking; technologies and equipment for processing fruit juice, beer, and instant products; and control systems for automation technology, as well as distributes tractors and specialized agricultural machinery. Bucher Industries AG is based in Niederweningen, Switzerland.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/05/30 21:33|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/05/29 00:00|
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