Sulzer Ltd provides products and services for the oil and gas, power, water, and other markets in Switzerland and internationally.
Established dividend payer with proven track record.
Share Price & News
How has Sulzer's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SUN has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: SUN underperformed the Swiss Machinery industry which returned -3.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SUN underperformed the Swiss Market which returned 11.9% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Sulzer's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StSulzer (VTX:SUN) Shareholders Booked A 17% Gain In The Last Year
1 month ago | Simply Wall StHow Much is Sulzer Ltd's (VTX:SUN) CEO Getting Paid?
2 months ago | Simply Wall StIs There More To The Story Than Sulzer's (VTX:SUN) Earnings Growth?
Is Sulzer undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: SUN (CHF95.75) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CHF132.59)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SUN is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SUN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (26.1x) compared to the Machinery industry average (21.9x).
PE vs Market: SUN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (26.1x) compared to the Swiss market (20.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SUN is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SUN is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.1x) compared to the CH Machinery industry average (2.3x).
How is Sulzer 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: SUN's forecast earnings growth (14.3% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.6%).
Earnings vs Market: SUN's earnings (14.3% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Swiss market (10.5% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SUN's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: SUN's revenue (2.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Swiss market (2.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SUN's revenue (2.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SUN's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (13.3%).
How has Sulzer performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SUN has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SUN's current net profit margins (3.4%) are higher than last year (3.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SUN's earnings have grown significantly by 38.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SUN's earnings growth over the past year (16%) is below its 5-year average (38.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: SUN earnings growth over the past year (16%) exceeded the Machinery industry 2.7%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: SUN's Return on Equity (7.8%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Sulzer's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SUN's short term assets (CHF2.9B) exceed its short term liabilities (CHF1.7B).
Long Term Liabilities: SUN's short term assets (CHF2.9B) exceed its long term liabilities (CHF1.7B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SUN's debt to equity ratio (83.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SUN's debt to equity ratio has increased from 20% to 83.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SUN's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (22.8%).
Interest Coverage: SUN's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (17.1x coverage).
Inventory Level: SUN has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: SUN's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 2.2x debt).
What is Sulzer's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
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Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: SUN's dividend (3.66%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (1.79%).
High Dividend: SUN's dividend (3.66%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (3.47%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SUN's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: SUN's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (95.2%), SUN's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: SUN's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (51.3% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Greg Poux-Guillaume (49yo)
Mr. Grégoire Poux-Guillaume, also known as Greg, has been the Chief Executive Officer at Sulzer, Ltd., since December 1, 2015 and was its Ad Interim Chief Financial Officer until 2018. Mr. Poux-Guillaume s ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Greg's total compensation ($USD5.98M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Swiss market ($USD1.52M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Greg's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
|Chief Executive Officer||4.2yrs||CHF5.85m||0.063% CHF2.0m|
|Chief Financial Officer||1.8yrs||CHF36.00k||0.023% CHF760.8k|
|Head of Group Communications and Investor Relations||5.7yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Human Resources Officer||3.9yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Europe & America - Sulzer Chemtech||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Europe - Markets & Technology||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Asia Pacific - Markets & Technology||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Human Resources - Sulzer Metco||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Europe & Middle East Operations - Sulzer Pumps||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Finance & Controlling - Sulzer Turbo Services||14.3yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: SUN's management team is considered experienced (4.2 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||4.8yrs||CHF273.00k||0.031% CHF1.0m|
|Independent Director||1.8yrs||CHF260.00k||no data|
|Vice Chairman||4.8yrs||CHF321.00k||0.015% CHF501.9k|
|Independent Director||1.8yrs||CHF226.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||8.8yrs||CHF270.00k||0.018% CHF595.8k|
|Independent Director||3.8yrs||CHF254.00k||0.0043% CHF138.6k|
Experienced Board: SUN's board of directors are considered experienced (4.8 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.
Sulzer Ltd's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Sulzer Ltd
- Ticker: SUN
- Exchange: SWX
- Founded: 1834
- Industry: Industrial Machinery
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: CHF3.261b
- Shares outstanding: 34.06m
- Website: https://www.sulzer.com
Number of Employees
- Sulzer Ltd
- Neuwiesenstrasse 15
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SUN||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Registered Shares||CH||CHF||Jan 1992|
|SUL1||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Registered Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 1992|
|0QQ9||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Registered Shares||GB||CHF||Jan 1992|
|SULZ.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Registered Shares||US||USD||Jan 1992|
Sulzer Ltd provides products and services for the oil and gas, power, water, and other markets in Switzerland and internationally. The company operates through Pumps Equipment, Rotating Equipment Services, Chemtech, and Applicator Systems divisions. It offers side-mounted horizontal and top-mounted vertical agitators, dynamic chemical mixers, and tower and tank flow management products; tower management systems; turbo compressors, aeration systems, and mechanical aerators; cartridges, mixers, dispensers, and accessories; process solutions; medium consistency products; pumping solutions and auxiliary equipment; and control and monitoring equipment. The company also provides lifting stations; pump and lifting station accessories; products for distillation, absorption, stripping, evaporation, phase separation, liquid-liquid extraction, crystallization, and membrane separation; static mixers; submersible mixers; lube oil systems; and solids reduction, separation, and removal systems. In addition, it offers rotating equipment services; mass transfer equipment, welding, plant maintenance, and turnaround project services; feasibility and debottlenecking studies, process validations, and basic engineering services; packaging solutions for beauty products; spare parts; testing services; training services; and services for water, wastewater, and dewatering products, as well as operates services centers for rotating equipment. Sulzer Ltd was founded in 1834 and is headquartered in Winterthur, Switzerland.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/02/24 20:48|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/24 00:00|
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