Geberit AG develops, produces, and distributes sanitary products and systems for the residential and commercial construction industry worldwide.
Solid track record established dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has Geberit's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: GEBN has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: GEBN matched the Swiss Building industry which returned 6.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GEBN exceeded the Swiss Market which returned 3.6% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Geberit's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Geberit 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: GEBN (CHF479.7) is trading above our estimate of fair value (CHF226.77)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GEBN is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GEBN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (27x) compared to the Building industry average (24.9x).
PE vs Market: GEBN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (27x) compared to the Swiss market (19.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: GEBN is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (5.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GEBN is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (9.1x) compared to the CH Building industry average (5.4x).
How is Geberit forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 16 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: GEBN's forecast earnings growth (4.6% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.2%).
Earnings vs Market: GEBN's earnings (4.6% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Swiss market (8.5% per year).
High Growth Earnings: GEBN's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: GEBN's revenue (3.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Swiss market (2.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: GEBN's revenue (3.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: GEBN's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (30.3%)
How has Geberit performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GEBN has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: GEBN's current net profit margins (20.9%) are higher than last year (19.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GEBN's earnings have grown by 7.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: GEBN's earnings growth over the past year (4.1%) is below its 5-year average (7.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: GEBN earnings growth over the past year (4.1%) exceeded the Building industry 4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: GEBN's Return on Equity (33.6%) is considered high.
How is Geberit's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GEBN's short term assets (CHF1.0B) exceed its short term liabilities (CHF546.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: GEBN's short term assets (CHF1.0B) do not cover its long term liabilities (CHF1.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GEBN's debt to equity ratio (40.4%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: GEBN's debt to equity ratio has increased from 2.2% to 40.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: GEBN's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (107.5%).
Interest Coverage: GEBN's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (85.6x coverage).
What is Geberit's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: GEBN's dividend (2.36%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (1.94%).
High Dividend: GEBN's dividend (2.36%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (3.83%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: GEBN's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: GEBN's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (63.7%), GEBN's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: GEBN's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (67.1% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Christian Buhl (46yo)
Dr. Christian Buhl serves as Chairman of the Group Executive Board at Geberit AG and has been its Member of the Group Executive Board since 2015. Dr. Buhl has been the Chief Executive Officer of Geberit AG ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Christian's total compensation ($USD3.18M) is below average for companies of similar size in the Swiss market ($USD6.61M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Christian's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
|Chairman of the Group Executive Board & CEO||5.42yrs||CHF3.06m||0.035% CHF6.1m|
|CFO, Head of Group Executive Area Finance & Member of the Group Executive Board||15.42yrs||no data||0.079% CHF13.6m|
|Head of Group Executive Area Marketing & Brands and Member of the Group Executive Board||3.75yrs||no data||0.0095% CHF1.6m|
|Head of Group Executive Area Sales International & Member of the Group Executive Board||5yrs||no data||0.0011% CHF191.7k|
|Head of Group Division Operations||2.42yrs||no data||0.0081% CHF1.4m|
|Head of Sales Europe & Member of the Group Executive Board||0.17yr||no data||no data|
|Head of Technology/Innovation||no data||no data||no data|
|Head of Corporate Communications & Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Head of Legal Services||no data||no data||no data|
|Head of Human Resources||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: GEBN's management team is considered experienced (4.4 years average tenure).
|Non-Executive Independent Director||7.42yrs||CHF261.64k||0.0093% CHF1.6m|
|Non-Executive Independent Chairman||5.42yrs||CHF941.94k||0.20% CHF34.3m|
|Independent Vice Chairman||4.17yrs||CHF350.52k||0.025% CHF4.3m|
|Non-Executive Independent Director||3.17yrs||CHF245.95k||0.0024% CHF421.5k|
|Non-Executive Independent Director||1.17yrs||CHF192.11k||0.000030% CHF5.2k|
|Non-Executive Independent Director||0.17yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: GEBN's board of directors are considered experienced (3.7 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.
Geberit AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Geberit AG
- Ticker: GEBN
- Exchange: SWX
- Founded: 1874
- Industry: Building Products
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: CHF17.273b
- Shares outstanding: 36.01m
- Website: https://www.geberit.com
Number of Employees
- Geberit AG
- Schachenstrasse 77
- St. Gallen
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|GBRA||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jun 1999|
|GEBN||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||CH||CHF||Jun 1999|
|GBER.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Jun 1999|
|0QQ2||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||CHF||Jun 1999|
|GBRA||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jun 1999|
|GBER.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||UNSP ADR EA REPR 0.1 ORD||US||USD||Mar 2010|
|GBRF||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||UNSP ADR EA REPR 0.1 ORD||DE||EUR||Mar 2010|
|0RQ0||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||CHF0.1 2ND LINE||GB||CHF||Jun 2017|
|35854105||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||CHF0.1 2ND LINE||CH||CHF||Jun 2017|
Geberit AG develops, produces, and distributes sanitary products and systems for the residential and commercial construction industry worldwide. The company offers installation and flushing systems, such as installation systems, and cisterns and mechanisms, as well as various flushing systems for toilets; and piping systems, including building drainage systems and supply systems. It also provides offers bathroom systems product comprising bathroom ceramics and furniture, showers and bathtubs, and taps and controls. The company sells its products under the Geberit brand name. It sells its products to wholesalers, plumbers, and sanitary engineers. Geberit AG was founded in 1874 and is headquartered in Rapperswil-Jona, Switzerland.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/06/05 22:10|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/06/05 00:00|
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