GF Stock Overview
Georg Fischer AG provides piping systems, and casting and machining solutions in Europe, the Americas, Asia, and internationally.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||CHF58.10|
|52 Week High||CHF77.45|
|52 Week Low||CHF45.86|
|1 Month Change||18.81%|
|3 Month Change||13.04%|
|1 Year Change||-23.55%|
|3 Year Change||45.80%|
|5 Year Change||5.64%|
|Change since IPO||604.24%|
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|GF||CH Machinery||CH Market|
Return vs Industry: GF exceeded the Swiss Machinery industry which returned -31.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GF underperformed the Swiss Market which returned -12.5% over the past year.
|GF Average Weekly Movement||5.5%|
|Machinery Industry Average Movement||5.2%|
|Market Average Movement||4.5%|
|10% most volatile stocks in CH Market||7.9%|
|10% least volatile stocks in CH Market||2.4%|
Stable Share Price: GF is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Swiss stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: GF's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Georg Fischer AG provides piping systems, and casting and machining solutions in Europe, the Americas, Asia, and internationally. The company offers plastic and metal piping systems for the transportation of water, abrasive and aggressive liquids, and gases, as well as corresponding services for industry, utilities, and building services sectors; and fittings, valves, pipes, automation, and jointing technologies for various water cycle applications. It also provides lightweight components for mobility and energy industries.
Georg Fischer Fundamentals Summary
|GF fundamental statistics|
Is GF overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|GF income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||CHF2.36b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
Mar 01, 2023
|Earnings per share (EPS)||2.82|
|Net Profit Margin||5.96%|
How did GF perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.7%Current Dividend Yield
Is GF undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 5/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for GF?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is GF's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does GF's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|GF PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
SFSN SFS Group
DAE Dätwyler Holding
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GF Georg Fischer
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: GF is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (20.6x) compared to the peer average (22.5x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does GF's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the CH Machinery Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: GF is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (20.6x) compared to the Swiss Machinery industry average (22.9x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is GF's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||20.6x|
|Fair PE Ratio||28.9x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: GF is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (20.6x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (28.9x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of GF when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: GF (CHF58.1) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CHF96.45)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GF is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Target price is less than 20% higher than the current share price.
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How is Georg Fischer forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?
Future Growth Score2/6
Future Growth Score 2/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: GF's forecast earnings growth (13.2% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.2%).
Earnings vs Market: GF's earnings (13.2% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Swiss market (8.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: GF's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: GF's revenue (3.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Swiss market (4.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: GF's revenue (3.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: GF's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (16.9%).
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How has Georg Fischer performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score4/6
Past Performance Score 4/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GF has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: GF's current net profit margins (6%) are higher than last year (5.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GF's earnings have declined by 8.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: GF's earnings growth over the past year (21.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (-8.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: GF earnings growth over the past year (21.6%) exceeded the Machinery industry 17.6%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: GF's Return on Equity (14.3%) is considered low.
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How is Georg Fischer's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GF's short term assets (CHF2.6B) exceed its short term liabilities (CHF1.3B).
Long Term Liabilities: GF's short term assets (CHF2.6B) exceed its long term liabilities (CHF825.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GF's net debt to equity ratio (3.3%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: GF's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 65.3% to 57.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: GF's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (22.3%).
Interest Coverage: GF's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (14.5x coverage).
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What is Georg Fischer current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 2/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: GF's dividend (1.72%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (1.81%).
High Dividend: GF's dividend (1.72%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (3.9%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: GF's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: GF's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (35.4%), GF's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its high cash payout ratio (160.5%), GF's dividend payments are not well covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Andreas Muller (52 yo)
Mr. Andreas Muller has been Chief Executive Officer, President and Head of Corporate Development at Georg Fischer AG since April 17, 2019. He was the Chief Financial Officer of Georg Fischer AG since Janu...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Andreas's total compensation ($USD3.33M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Swiss market ($USD2.31M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Andreas's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: GF's management team is considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: GF's board of directors are considered experienced (6.9 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.
Georg Fischer AG's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Georg Fischer AG
- Ticker: GF
- Exchange: SWX
- Founded: 1802
- Industry: Industrial Machinery
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Implied Market Cap: CHF4.754b
- Shares outstanding: 81.83m
- Website: https://www.georgfischer.com
Number of Employees
- Georg Fischer AG
- Amsler-Laffon-Strasse 9
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/08/15 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/08/15 00:00|
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.