SWX:VLRT

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Executive Summary

Valartis Group AG provides financial services in Switzerland, Europe, and Russia.


Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet with questionable track record.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: VLRT has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0.6%

VLRT

3.4%

CH Capital Markets

2.0%

CH Market


1 Year Return

-15.0%

VLRT

10.1%

CH Capital Markets

6.2%

CH Market

Return vs Industry: VLRT underperformed the Swiss Capital Markets industry which returned 10.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: VLRT underperformed the Swiss Market which returned 6.2% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

VLRTIndustryMarket
7 Day0.6%3.4%2.0%
30 Day0%1.6%0.4%
90 Day1.7%29.1%7.3%
1 Year-15.0%-15.0%13.3%10.1%9.8%6.2%
3 Year-9.4%-11.6%-16.3%-24.1%21.8%9.1%
5 Year-32.8%-35.9%-32.1%-45.3%32.2%11.4%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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

30.88x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate VLRT's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate VLRT's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: VLRT is poor value based on its PE Ratio (30.9x) compared to the CH Capital Markets industry average (15.3x).

PE vs Market: VLRT is poor value based on its PE Ratio (30.9x) compared to the Swiss market (21.1x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate VLRT's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: VLRT is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.3x) compared to the CH Capital Markets industry average (1.1x).


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Future Growth

How is Valartis Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

4.7%

Forecasted Diversified Financials industry annual growth in earnings


In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Valartis Group has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.


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Past Performance

How has Valartis Group performed over the past 5 years?

58.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: VLRT has a large one-off gain of CHF3.2M impacting its December 31 2019 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: VLRT became profitable in the past.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: VLRT has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 58% per year.

Accelerating Growth: VLRT has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: VLRT has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Capital Markets industry (13%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: VLRT's Return on Equity (2.5%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Valartis Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: VLRT's short term assets (CHF60.6M) exceed its short term liabilities (CHF26.6M).

Long Term Liabilities: VLRT's short term assets (CHF60.6M) exceed its long term liabilities (CHF18.2M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: VLRT's debt to equity ratio (17.3%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: VLRT's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 31.6% to 17.3% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: VLRT's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (1%).

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


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate VLRT's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate VLRT's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if VLRT's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if VLRT's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: VLRT is not paying a notable dividend for the Swiss market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of VLRT's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Swiss market.


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Management

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

2.3yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Valartis Group has no CEO, or we have no data on them.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Oivind Stenbolt
Chairman5.17yrsCHF637.62k1.24%
CHF 417.3k
Philipp LeibundGut
Vice-Chairman2.25yrsCHF184.26k0.25%
CHF 83.5k
Olivier Brunisholz
Director2.25yrsCHF69.61k0.18%
CHF 59.6k

2.3yrs

Average Tenure

63yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: VLRT's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Valartis Group AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Valartis Group AG
  • Ticker: VLRT
  • Exchange: SWX
  • Founded: 1988
  • Industry: Investment Banking and Brokerage
  • Sector: Diversified Financials
  • Market Cap: CHF33.569m
  • Shares outstanding: 3.84m
  • Website: https://www.valartisgroup.ch

Number of Employees


Location

  • Valartis Group AG
  • Rue de Romont 29/31
  • Fribourg
  • Fribourg
  • 1700
  • Switzerland

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
VLRTSWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)YesRegistered SharesCHCHFDec 2005
OZH1DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesRegistered SharesDEEURDec 2005
0RPPLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesRegistered SharesGBCHFDec 2005
VLRTESWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)CHF1 (SHARE BUY-BACK)CHCHFJun 2018

Biography

Valartis Group AG provides financial services in Switzerland, Europe, and Russia. It engages in real estate project management and equity investments; and provides corporate finance, and mergers and acquis ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/08/14 10:21
End of Day Share Price2020/08/13 00:00
Earnings2019/12/31
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.