Sonova Holding AG designs, develops, manufactures, and distributes hearing systems for adults and children with hearing impairment.
Solid track record with reasonable growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Sonova Holding's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SOON's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
CH Medical Equipment
1 Year Return
CH Medical Equipment
Return vs Industry: SOON underperformed the Swiss Medical Equipment industry which returned 0.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SOON underperformed the Swiss Market which returned 3.6% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Sonova Holding's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 days ago | Simply Wall StWe Think Sonova Holding (VTX:SOON) Can Manage Its Debt With Ease
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StEarnings Miss: Sonova Holding AG Missed EPS By 16% And Analysts Are Revising Their Forecasts
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StDo Sonova Holding's (VTX:SOON) Earnings Warrant Your Attention?
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 (CHF209.8) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CHF223.18)
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 (27.6x) compared to the Medical Equipment industry average (41.7x).
PE vs Market: SOON is poor value based on its PE Ratio (27.6x) compared to the Swiss market (19.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SOON is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SOON is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (6.5x) compared to the CH Medical Equipment industry average (5.6x).
How is Sonova Holding forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 19 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SOON's forecast earnings growth (9.1% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.2%).
Earnings vs Market: SOON's earnings (9.1% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Swiss market (8.5% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SOON's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: SOON's revenue (5.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Swiss market (2.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SOON's revenue (5.5% 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 (24.5%)
How has Sonova Holding performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SOON has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SOON's current net profit margins (16.6%) are higher than last year (16.5%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SOON's earnings have grown by 10.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SOON's earnings growth over the past year (6.2%) is below its 5-year average (10.8% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: SOON earnings growth over the past year (6.2%) exceeded the Medical Equipment industry -13.5%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: SOON's Return on Equity (24.1%) is considered high.
How is Sonova Holding's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SOON's short term assets (CHF1.2B) exceed its short term liabilities (CHF1.1B).
Long Term Liabilities: SOON's short term assets (CHF1.2B) do not cover its long term liabilities (CHF1.4B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SOON's debt to equity ratio (38.9%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: SOON's debt to equity ratio has increased from 0.01% to 38.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SOON's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (106.9%).
Interest Coverage: SOON's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (157.2x coverage).
What is Sonova Holding's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SOON's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SOON'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 SOON's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SOON's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: SOON is not paying a notable dividend for the Swiss market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of SOON's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Swiss market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Arnd Kaldowski (52yo)
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 ($USD3.82M) is below average for companies of similar size in the Swiss market ($USD6.61M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Arnd's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO, COO & Member of Management Board||2.17yrs||CHF3.68m||no data|
|CFO & Member of Management Board||7.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Group VP of Research & Development and Member of Management Board||8.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Group VP of Hearing Instruments Wholesale & Member of Management Board||8.08yrs||no data||no data|
|Group VP of Hearing Instruments Marketing & Member of Management Board||5.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Group VP of Audiological Care & Member of Management Board||3.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Group VP of Corporate HRM & Communications and Member of Management Board||2.67yrs||no data||no data|
|Member of Management Board||1.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Group VP of Operations & Member of Management Board||1.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Director of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: SOON's management team is considered experienced (3.4 years average tenure).
|Independent Chairman||9.25yrs||CHF904.04k||0.086% CHF11.2m|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||17.42yrs||CHF310.05k||0.013% CHF1.7m|
|Independent Vice Chairman||8yrs||CHF313.75k||0.018% CHF2.4m|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||6.42yrs||CHF300.79k||0.013% CHF1.6m|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||7yrs||CHF281.52k||0.015% CHF2.0m|
|Non-Executive Independent Director||11yrs||CHF317.35k||0.013% CHF1.6m|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||4yrs||CHF300.79k||0.0074% CHF969.2k|
Experienced Board: SOON's board of directors are considered experienced (7.5 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 company bio, 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: CHF13.097b
- Shares outstanding: 62.43m
- Website: https://www.sonova.com
Number of Employees
- Sonova Holding AG
- Laubisrutistrasse 28
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|PHBN||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Registered Shares||DE||EUR||Dec 1994|
|SOON||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Registered Shares||CH||CHF||Dec 1994|
|SONV.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Registered Shares||US||USD||Dec 1994|
|0QPY||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Registered Shares||GB||CHF||Dec 1994|
|SONV.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||UNSP ADR EACH REPR 0.2 ORD||US||USD||Dec 2008|
|PHBA||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||UNSP ADR EACH REPR 0.2 ORD||DE||EUR||Dec 2008|
|SOONE||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||CHF0.05(2ND LINE)||CH||CHF||Dec 2014|
|SOONE||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||CHF0.05 (2ND BUYBACK LINE)||CH||CHF||Oct 2018|
Sonova Holding AG designs, develops, manufactures, and distributes hearing systems for adults and children with hearing impairment. It offers hearing instruments, cochlear implants, wireless communication products, and rechargeable hearing aids, as well as professional audiological care services. The company provides hearing instruments under the Phonak, Unitron, and Hansaton brand names; cochlear implants under the Advanced Bionics brand; and professional hearing care services under the AudioNova, Audium, AuditionSanté, Boots Hearingcare, Connect Hearing, Fiebing, Geers, Hansaton, Lapperre, Lindacher, Schoonenberg, Triton, and Vitakustik brands. Sonova Holding operates through sales channels, including independent healthcare professionals, government agencies, clinics, and retail network, as well as through Sonova-owned wholesale companies and independent distributors. It operates in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia/Pacific. The company was formerly known as Phonak Holding AG and changed its name to Sonova Holding AG in August 2007. Sonova Holding AG was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Stäfa, Switzerland.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/06/05 21:05|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/06/05 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.