Sonova Holding AG designs, develops, manufactures, and distributes hearing systems for adults and children with hearing impairment.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||CHF381.90|
|52 Week High||CHF214.00|
|52 Week Low||CHF389.70|
|1 Month Change||2.30%|
|3 Month Change||8.07%|
|1 Year Change||66.77%|
|3 Year Change||135.89%|
|5 Year Change||192.42%|
|Change since IPO||7,078.59%|
Recent News & Updates
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|SOON||CH Medical Equipment||CH Market|
Return vs Industry: SOON exceeded the Swiss Medical Equipment industry which returned 59.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SOON exceeded the Swiss Market which returned 22.4% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: SOON is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Swiss stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SOON's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Sonova Holding AG designs, develops, manufactures, and distributes hearing systems for adults and children with hearing impairment. It operates through two segments, Hearing Instruments and Cochlear Implants segments. The company offers wireless communication products, rechargeable hearing aids, and professional audiological care services.
Sonova Holding Fundamentals Summary
|SOON fundamental statistics|
Is SOON overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|SOON income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||CHF726.60m|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Nov 15, 2021
|Earnings per share (EPS)||9.20|
|Net Profit Margin||22.33%|
How did SOON perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
0.8%Current Dividend Yield
Is Sonova Holding 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: SOON (CHF381.9) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CHF433.79)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SOON is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SOON is good value based on its PE Ratio (41.5x) compared to the Swiss Medical Equipment industry average (54x).
PE vs Market: SOON is poor value based on its PE Ratio (41.5x) compared to the Swiss market (21x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SOON is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (4x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SOON is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (8.8x) compared to the CH Medical Equipment industry average (6.4x).
How is Sonova Holding forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 13 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SOON's forecast earnings growth (10.5% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.3%).
Earnings vs Market: SOON's earnings (10.5% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Swiss market (9.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SOON's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: SOON's revenue (9.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Swiss market (5.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SOON's revenue (9.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SOON's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (27.7%)
How has Sonova Holding performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SOON has a large one-off gain of CHF107.4M impacting its March 31 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: SOON's current net profit margins (22.3%) are higher than last year (16.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SOON's earnings have grown by 9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SOON's earnings growth over the past year (20.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: SOON earnings growth over the past year (20.2%) underperformed the Medical Equipment industry 41.1%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: SOON's Return on Equity (21.1%) is considered high.
How is Sonova Holding's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SOON's short term assets (CHF2.6B) exceed its short term liabilities (CHF1.3B).
Long Term Liabilities: SOON's short term assets (CHF2.6B) exceed its long term liabilities (CHF1.9B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SOON's debt to equity ratio (56.4%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SOON's debt to equity ratio has increased from 0.01% to 56.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SOON's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (48.9%).
Interest Coverage: SOON's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (33.5x coverage).
What is Sonova Holding current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SOON's dividend (0.84%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (1.38%).
High Dividend: SOON's dividend (0.84%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (3.61%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SOON's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: SOON's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (34.7%), SOON's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: SOON's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (38% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Arnd Kaldowski (54 yo)
Mr. Arnd Kaldowski has been the Chief Executive Officer at Sonova Holding AG since April 1, 2018 and its Chief Operating Officer since October 1, 2017 and its Member of Management Board since October 1, 20...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Arnd's total compensation ($USD3.60M) is below average for companies of similar size in the Swiss market ($USD5.45M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Arnd's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: SOON's management team is considered experienced (4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: SOON's board of directors are considered experienced (3.3 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.
Sonova Holding AG's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Sonova Holding AG
- Ticker: SOON
- Exchange: SWX
- Founded: 1947
- Industry: Health Care Equipment
- Sector: Healthcare
- Market Cap: CHF23.986b
- Shares outstanding: 63.17m
- Website: https://www.sonova.com
Number of Employees
- Sonova Holding AG
- Laubisrutistrasse 28
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/26 17:04|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/26 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.