SQN Stock Overview
Swissquote Group Holding Ltd, through its subsidiaries, provides a range of online financial services in Switzerland, rest of Europe, the Middle East, and the Asia Pacific.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||CHF110.90|
|52 Week High||CHF212.50|
|52 Week Low||CHF90.75|
|1 Month Change||6.84%|
|3 Month Change||-13.90%|
|1 Year Change||-26.46%|
|3 Year Change||155.18%|
|5 Year Change||244.95%|
|Change since IPO||331.52%|
Recent News & Updates
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|SQN||CH Capital Markets||CH Market|
Return vs Industry: SQN underperformed the Swiss Capital Markets industry which returned -22.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SQN underperformed the Swiss Market which returned -11% over the past year.
|SQN Average Weekly Movement||6.1%|
|Capital Markets Industry Average Movement||5.3%|
|Market Average Movement||4.5%|
|10% most volatile stocks in CH Market||7.4%|
|10% least volatile stocks in CH Market||2.4%|
Stable Share Price: SQN is more volatile than 75% of Swiss stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SQN's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Swiss stocks.
About the Company
Swissquote Group Holding Ltd, through its subsidiaries, provides a range of online financial services in Switzerland, rest of Europe, the Middle East, and the Asia Pacific. The company operates in two segments, Securities Trading and Leveraged Forex. It operates an online bank that accepts multi-currency deposits/withdrawals that include crypto assets.
Swissquote Group Holding Fundamentals Summary
|SQN fundamental statistics|
Is SQN overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|SQN income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||CHF244.09m|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Aug 10, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||12.89|
|Net Profit Margin||38.70%|
How did SQN perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.0%Current Dividend Yield
Is SQN 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 SQN?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is SQN's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does SQN's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|SQN PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
CFT Compagnie Financière Tradition
VLRT Valartis Group
EFGN EFG International
SQN Swissquote Group Holding
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: SQN is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (8.6x) compared to the peer average (10.8x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does SQN's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the European Capital Markets Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: SQN is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (8.6x) compared to the Swiss Capital Markets industry average (10.6x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is SQN'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||8.6x|
|Fair PE Ratio||13.1x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: SQN is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (8.6x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (13.1x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of SQN when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: SQN (CHF110.9) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CHF288.94)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SQN 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: Insufficient data to show price forecast.
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How is Swissquote Group Holding forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Future Growth Score4/6
Future Growth Score 4/6
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: SQN's forecast earnings growth (9.2% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.2%).
Earnings vs Market: SQN's earnings (9.2% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Swiss market (8.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SQN's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: SQN's revenue (6.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Swiss market (4.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SQN's revenue (6.1% 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 (24.9%)
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How has Swissquote Group Holding performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score6/6
Past Performance Score 6/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SQN has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SQN's current net profit margins (38.7%) are higher than last year (27.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SQN's earnings have grown significantly by 40.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SQN's earnings growth over the past year (112.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (40.6% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: SQN earnings growth over the past year (112.2%) exceeded the Capital Markets industry 17.8%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: SQN's Return on Equity (31.4%) is considered high.
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How is Swissquote Group Holding's financial position?
Financial Health Score3/6
Financial Health Score 3/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SQN's short term assets (CHF7.9B) do not cover its short term liabilities (CHF8.4B).
Long Term Liabilities: SQN's short term assets (CHF7.9B) exceed its long term liabilities (CHF32.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SQN has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: SQN's debt to equity ratio has increased from 4.6% to 8.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SQN's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (2900%).
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if SQN's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
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What is Swissquote Group Holding current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 4/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SQN's dividend (1.98%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (1.85%).
High Dividend: SQN's dividend (1.98%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (4.07%).
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.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (17%), SQN's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its low cash payout ratio (2.2%), SQN's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Marc Burki (61 yo)
Mr. Marc Burki 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 ($USD1.15M) is about average for companies of similar size in the Swiss market ($USD1.31M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Marc's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: SQN's management team is considered experienced (3.6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: SQN's board of directors are considered experienced (4.3 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.
Swissquote Group Holding Ltd's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Swissquote Group Holding Ltd
- Ticker: SQN
- Exchange: SWX
- Founded: 1999
- Industry: Investment Banking and Brokerage
- Sector: Diversified Financials
- Implied Market Cap: CHF1.662b
- Shares outstanding: 14.98m
- Website: https://www.swissquote.ch
Number of Employees
- Swissquote Group Holding Ltd
- Chemin de la Crétaux 33
- Case postale 319
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/08/07 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/08/05 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.