SFSN Stock Overview
SFS Group AG supplies mechanical fastening systems, assemblies, precision molded parts, and logistics solutions internationally.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||CHF100.80|
|52 Week High||CHF140.90|
|52 Week Low||CHF96.90|
|1 Month Change||-7.52%|
|3 Month Change||-23.11%|
|1 Year Change||-24.78%|
|3 Year Change||20.57%|
|5 Year Change||-7.61%|
|Change since IPO||60.00%|
Recent News & Updates
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|SFSN||CH Machinery||CH Market|
Return vs Industry: SFSN exceeded the Swiss Machinery industry which returned -30.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SFSN underperformed the Swiss Market which returned -11.8% over the past year.
|SFSN Average Weekly Movement||4.2%|
|Machinery Industry Average Movement||5.1%|
|Market Average Movement||4.6%|
|10% most volatile stocks in CH Market||7.6%|
|10% least volatile stocks in CH Market||2.4%|
Stable Share Price: SFSN is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Swiss stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SFSN's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
SFS Group AG supplies mechanical fastening systems, assemblies, precision molded parts, and logistics solutions internationally. It offers airbag restraint systems; automation; bracket logic concept; brake systems; building technologies; clip nuts; communication technologies; components, assemblies, and complete devices; connections and reinforcements for timber construction; and domestic and kitchen appliances. The company also provides fasters for inserts; fastening and hinge technology for doors, windows, and glass facades; fastening system for the façade; furniture fittings; hand driving tools and wrenches; hard disk drives; inserts; interior plastics; life-saving fall protection; lifestyle electronics; mobile devices; sensors; seats and doors; connections and reinforcements for structural timber construction; tools, forest and garden equipment; wire and hypotubing; and window fittings.
SFS Group Fundamentals Summary
|SFSN fundamental statistics|
Is SFSN overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|SFSN income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||CHF665.50m|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Jul 19, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||6.28|
|Net Profit Margin||12.72%|
How did SFSN perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.2%Current Dividend Yield
Is SFSN 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 SFSN?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is SFSN's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does SFSN's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|SFSN PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
GF Georg Fischer
DAE Dätwyler Holding
OERL OC Oerlikon
SFSN SFS Group
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: SFSN is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (16.1x) compared to the peer average (19x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does SFSN's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the CH Machinery Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: SFSN is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (16.1x) compared to the Swiss Machinery industry average (18.1x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is SFSN'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||16.1x|
|Fair PE Ratio||22.9x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: SFSN is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (16.1x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (22.9x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of SFSN when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: SFSN (CHF100.8) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CHF225.3)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SFSN is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SFSN is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.8x)
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How is SFS Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 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: SFSN's forecast earnings growth (5.8% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.3%).
Earnings vs Market: SFSN's earnings (5.8% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Swiss market (6.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SFSN's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: SFSN's revenue (4.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Swiss market (4.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SFSN's revenue (4.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SFSN's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (14.2%).
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How has SFS Group 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: SFSN has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SFSN's current net profit margins (12.7%) are higher than last year (10.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SFSN's earnings have grown by 10.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SFSN's earnings growth over the past year (32.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (10.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: SFSN earnings growth over the past year (32.6%) underperformed the Machinery industry 53.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: SFSN's Return on Equity (17.1%) is considered low.
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How is SFS Group's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SFSN's short term assets (CHF1.0B) exceed its short term liabilities (CHF298.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: SFSN's short term assets (CHF1.0B) exceed its long term liabilities (CHF90.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SFSN has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: SFSN's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 16.4% to 0.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SFSN's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (4772.1%).
Interest Coverage: SFSN's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (370.1x coverage).
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What is SFS Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 3/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SFSN's dividend (2.18%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (2.02%).
High Dividend: SFSN's dividend (2.18%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (4.01%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, SFSN has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: SFSN's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 7 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (33.8%), SFSN's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonably low cash payout ratio (41.7%), SFSN's dividend payments are 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
Jens Breu (49 yo)
Mr. Jens Breu has been the Chief Executive Officer of SFS Group AG since January 1, 2016 and serves as its Chairman of the Executive Board. He is Head of Segment Engineered Components since 2014 and is Hea...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jens's total compensation ($USD1.70M) is about average for companies of similar size in the Swiss market ($USD1.84M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jens's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: SFSN's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: SFSN's board of directors are considered experienced (6.7 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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 3.6%.
SFS Group AG's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: SFS Group AG
- Ticker: SFSN
- Exchange: SWX
- Founded: 1928
- Industry: Industrial Machinery
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Implied Market Cap: CHF3.915b
- Shares outstanding: 38.84m
- Website: https://www.sfs.com/ch/en
Number of Employees
- SFS Group AG
- Rosenbergsaustrasse 8
- St. Gallen
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/06/28 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/06/28 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.