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Market Cap

CHF2.1b

Last Updated

2021/05/08 03:13 UTC

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Executive Summary

Swissquote Group Holding Ltd, through its subsidiaries, provides online financial and trading services in Switzerland, rest of Europe, the Middle East, and the Asia Pacific. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Outstanding track record with reasonable growth potential.


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Share Price & News

How has Swissquote Group Holding's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: SQN is more volatile than 75% of Swiss stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: SQN's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Swiss stocks.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

1.3%

SQN

0.8%

CH Capital Markets

1.1%

CH Market


1 Year Return

116.5%

SQN

43.9%

CH Capital Markets

16.6%

CH Market

Return vs Industry: SQN exceeded the Swiss Capital Markets industry which returned 42.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SQN exceeded the Swiss Market which returned 16.1% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

SQNIndustryMarket
7 Day1.3%0.8%1.1%
30 Day4.8%-3.0%-0.2%
90 Day38.2%1.9%4.6%
1 Year116.5%116.5%49.7%43.9%20.2%16.6%
3 Year148.1%137.6%0.8%-8.9%30.3%15.3%
5 Year541.3%476.8%44.2%18.6%62.2%32.5%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Swissquote Group Holding's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Swissquote Group Holding undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

22.7x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: SQN (CHF139) is trading above our estimate of fair value (CHF131.42)

Significantly Below Fair Value: SQN is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: SQN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (22.7x) compared to the CH Capital Markets industry average (20.9x).

PE vs Market: SQN is good value based on its PE Ratio (22.7x) compared to the Swiss market (24.2x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: SQN is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.6x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: SQN is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4.7x) compared to the CH Capital Markets industry average (1.1x).


Future Growth

How is Swissquote Group Holding forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?

14.4%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: SQN's forecast earnings growth (14.4% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.3%).

Earnings vs Market: SQN's earnings (14.4% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Swiss market (12.9% per year).

High Growth Earnings: SQN's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: SQN's revenue (9.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Swiss market (4.5% per year).

High Growth Revenue: SQN's revenue (9.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: SQN's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (21.9%)


Past Performance

How has Swissquote Group Holding performed over the past 5 years?

31.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: SQN has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: SQN's current net profit margins (27.1%) are higher than last year (18.6%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SQN's earnings have grown significantly by 31.5% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: SQN's earnings growth over the past year (103.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (31.5% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: SQN earnings growth over the past year (103.1%) exceeded the Capital Markets industry 16%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: SQN's Return on Equity (20.7%) is considered high.


Financial Health

How is Swissquote Group Holding's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: SQN's short term assets (CHF6.3B) do not cover its short term liabilities (CHF7.0B).

Long Term Liabilities: SQN's short term assets (CHF6.3B) exceed its long term liabilities (CHF26.6M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: SQN's debt to equity ratio (15.3%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: SQN's debt to equity ratio has increased from 8.4% to 15.3% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: SQN's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (1007.3%).

Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if SQN's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Swissquote Group Holding current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.08%

Current Dividend Yield


Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayMay 08 2021Ex Dividend DateMay 10 2021Dividend Pay DateMay 12 20212 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 2 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: SQN's dividend (1.08%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (1.54%).

High Dividend: SQN's dividend (1.08%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (3.57%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: SQN's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: SQN's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (24.5%), SQN's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: SQN's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (26.1% payout ratio).


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

2.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Marc Bürki (59 yo)

22.33yrs

Tenure

CHF1,006,377

Compensation

Mr. Marc Bürki has been the Chief Executive Officer at Swissquote Bank since March 2002 and Swissquote Group Holding Ltd (formerly known as Swissquote Group Holding AG) since 1999. He has been a Director a...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Marc's total compensation ($USD1.12M) is about average for companies of similar size in the Swiss market ($USD1.26M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Marc's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: SQN's management team is considered experienced (2.3 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: SQN's board of directors are considered experienced (5 years average tenure).


Ownership

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.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


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Company Information

Swissquote Group Holding Ltd's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Swissquote Group Holding Ltd
  • Ticker: SQN
  • Exchange: SWX
  • Founded: 1999
  • Industry: Investment Banking and Brokerage
  • Sector: Diversified Financials
  • Market Cap: CHF2.059b
  • Shares outstanding: 14.81m
  • Website: https://www.swissquote.ch

Number of Employees


Location

  • Swissquote Group Holding Ltd
  • Chemin de la Crétaux 33
  • Case postale 319
  • Gland
  • 1196
  • Switzerland

Listings


Biography

Swissquote Group Holding Ltd, through its subsidiaries, provides online financial and trading services in Switzerland, rest of Europe, the Middle East, and the Asia Pacific. It operates in two segments, Se...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/05/08 03:13
End of Day Share Price2021/05/07 00:00
Earnings2020/12/31
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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