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DESN

Dottikon Es Holding SWX:DESN Stock Report

Last Price

CHF218.00

Market Cap

CHF3.0b

7D

0.5%

1Y

-12.8%

Updated

28 Jun, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
DESN fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation0/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance1/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends0/6

DESN Stock Overview

Dottikon Es Holding AG engages in the manufacture and sale of performance chemicals, intermediates, and active pharmaceutical ingredients for the chemical, biotech, and pharmaceutical industries worldwide.

Dottikon Es Holding Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Dottikon Es Holding
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceCHF218.00
52 Week HighCHF370.00
52 Week LowCHF190.00
Beta0.94
1 Month Change-20.00%
3 Month Change-16.15%
1 Year Change-12.80%
3 Year Change303.70%
5 Year Change145.50%
Change since IPO976.54%

Recent News & Updates

Jun 20
Why Dottikon Es Holding AG (VTX:DESN) Could Be Worth Watching

Why Dottikon Es Holding AG (VTX:DESN) Could Be Worth Watching

Dottikon Es Holding AG ( VTX:DESN ), is not the largest company out there, but it saw significant share price movement...

Jun 02
The Returns At Dottikon Es Holding (VTX:DESN) Aren't Growing

The Returns At Dottikon Es Holding (VTX:DESN) Aren't Growing

There are a few key trends to look for if we want to identify the next multi-bagger. One common approach is to try and...

Shareholder Returns

DESNCH ChemicalsCH Market
7D0.5%5.7%3.8%
1Y-12.8%-22.9%-11.8%

Return vs Industry: DESN exceeded the Swiss Chemicals industry which returned -22.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: DESN underperformed the Swiss Market which returned -11.8% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is DESN's price volatile compared to industry and market?
DESN volatility
DESN Average Weekly Movement6.4%
Chemicals Industry Average Movement5.2%
Market Average Movement4.6%
10% most volatile stocks in CH Market7.6%
10% least volatile stocks in CH Market2.4%

Stable Share Price: DESN is more volatile than 75% of Swiss stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: DESN's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Swiss stocks.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
1913665Markus Blocherhttps://dottikon.com

Dottikon Es Holding AG engages in the manufacture and sale of performance chemicals, intermediates, and active pharmaceutical ingredients for the chemical, biotech, and pharmaceutical industries worldwide. The company’s chemicals and intermediates include amines, anilines, azaindoles, benzimidazoles, benzoic acid derivatives, benzyl compounds, boron building blocks, chiral compounds, cyclohexane derivatives, cyclopropyl building blocks, indazoles, indoles, N-heterocycles, nitrate esters, nitroaromatic compounds, O-heterocycles, phenols and anisoles, and pyridine building blocks. It also provides Dottisol, an isosorbide dimethyl ether for application as a solubility enhancer in cosmetic, pharma, and agro products, as well as a performance additive in various industries.

Dottikon Es Holding Fundamentals Summary

How do Dottikon Es Holding's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
DESN fundamental statistics
Market CapCHF3.00b
Earnings (TTM)CHF59.29m
Revenue (TTM)CHF251.93m

50.7x

P/E Ratio

11.9x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
DESN income statement (TTM)
RevenueCHF251.93m
Cost of RevenueCHF66.68m
Gross ProfitCHF185.26m
Other ExpensesCHF125.97m
EarningsCHF59.29m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date

Nov 29, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)4.30
Gross Margin73.53%
Net Profit Margin23.53%
Debt/Equity Ratio0.0%

How did DESN perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.

Valuation

Is DESN undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

0/6

Valuation Score 0/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PEG Ratio

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for DESN?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

DESN key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue11.1x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA30.4x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does DESN's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

DESN PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for DESN vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average32.1x
CLN Clariant
22.2x13.2%CHF5.9b
EMSN EMS-CHEMIE HOLDING
30.4x8.7%CHF16.7b
GURN Gurit Holding
38.7x32.7%CHF439.6m
GIVN Givaudan
37.3x9.0%CHF30.6b
DESN Dottikon Es Holding
50.7xn/aCHF3.0b

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: DESN is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (50.7x) compared to the peer average (32.1x).


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does DESN's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the European Chemicals Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: DESN is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (50.7x) compared to the Swiss Chemicals industry average (35.1x)


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is DESN'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.

DESN PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio50.7x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate DESN's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.


Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of DESN when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate DESN's fair value for valuation analysis.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate DESN's fair value for valuation analysis.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


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Future Growth

How is Dottikon Es Holding forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

Future Growth Score

0/6

Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


11.5%

Forecasted Materials industry annual growth in earnings

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if DESN's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (-0.3%).

Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if DESN's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the Swiss market

High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if DESN's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if DESN's revenue is forecast to grow faster than the Swiss market.

High Growth Revenue: Insufficient data to determine if DESN's revenue is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if DESN's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Dottikon Es Holding performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

1/6

Past Performance Score 1/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


25.0%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: DESN has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: DESN's current net profit margins (23.5%) are lower than last year (23.9%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: DESN's earnings have grown significantly by 25% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: DESN's earnings growth over the past year (13.3%) is below its 5-year average (25% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: DESN earnings growth over the past year (13.3%) underperformed the Chemicals industry 20%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: DESN's Return on Equity (8.3%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Dottikon Es Holding's financial position?

Financial Health Score

6/6

Financial Health Score 6/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: DESN's short term assets (CHF426.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (CHF106.3M).

Long Term Liabilities: DESN's short term assets (CHF426.4M) exceed its long term liabilities (CHF37.1M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: DESN is debt free.

Reducing Debt: DESN has not had any debt for past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: DESN has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: DESN has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Dottikon Es Holding current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

0/6

Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate DESN'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 DESN's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

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


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: DESN is not paying a notable dividend for the Swiss market.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as DESN has not reported any payouts.


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Management

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

10.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Markus Blocher (50 yo)

19.42yrs

Tenure

CHF580,000

Compensation

Dr. Markus Blocher, Dipl. Chem. ETH, Dr. sc. nat. ETH, PhD has been the Chief Executive Officer of Dottikon Es Holding Ag since 2003 and serves as its Chairman of the Board and Managing Director. Dr. Bloc...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Insufficient data to establish whether Markus's total compensation is reasonable compared to companies of similar size in the Swiss market.

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


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: DESN's management team is seasoned and experienced (10.8 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: DESN's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.9 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.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Dottikon Es Holding AG's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Dottikon Es Holding AG
  • Ticker: DESN
  • Exchange: SWX
  • Founded: 1913
  • Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Sector: Materials
  • Implied Market Cap: CHF3.005b
  • Shares outstanding: 13.78m
  • Website: https://dottikon.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Dottikon Es Holding AG
  • Hembrunnstrasse 17
  • Dottikon
  • Aargau
  • 5605
  • Switzerland

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/06/28 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/06/28 00:00
Earnings2022/03/31
Annual Earnings2022/03/31


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.