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DESN

Dottikon Es HoldingSWX:DESN Stock Report

Market Cap

CHF4.6b

7D

0%

1Y

176.0%

Updated

26 Oct, 2021

Data

Company Financials +
DESN fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation0/6
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends0/6

DESN Overview

Dottikon Es Holding AG manufactures and sells performance chemicals, intermediates, and active pharmaceutical ingredients for the chemical and pharmaceutical industries in Switzerland and internationally.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Dottikon Es Holding
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceCHF334.00
52 Week HighCHF111.00
52 Week LowCHF358.00
Beta0.91
1 Month Change-0.60%
3 Month Change15.17%
1 Year Change176.03%
3 Year Change568.00%
5 Year Change722.66%
Change since IPO1,549.38%

Recent News & Updates

Sep 28
When Should You Buy Dottikon Es Holding AG (VTX:DESN)?

When Should You Buy Dottikon Es Holding AG (VTX:DESN)?

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Sep 02
Does Dottikon Es Holding (VTX:DESN) Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist?

Does Dottikon Es Holding (VTX:DESN) Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist?

For beginners, it can seem like a good idea (and an exciting prospect) to buy a company that tells a good story to...

Aug 17
We Like These Underlying Return On Capital Trends At Dottikon Es Holding (VTX:DESN)

We Like These Underlying Return On Capital Trends At Dottikon Es Holding (VTX:DESN)

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Jun 15
When Should You Buy Dottikon Es Holding AG (VTX:DESN)?

When Should You Buy Dottikon Es Holding AG (VTX:DESN)?

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

Jun 01
Here's Why I Think Dottikon Es Holding (VTX:DESN) Is An Interesting Stock

Here's Why I Think Dottikon Es Holding (VTX:DESN) Is An Interesting Stock

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Shareholder Returns

DESNCH ChemicalsCH Market
7D0%0.5%0.4%
1Y176.0%22.8%22.4%

Return vs Industry: DESN exceeded the Swiss Chemicals industry which returned 22.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: DESN exceeded the Swiss Market which returned 22.4% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is DESN's price volatile compared to industry and market?
DESN volatility
DESN Beta0.91
Industry Beta0.59
Market Beta1

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
1913639Markus Blocherhttps://dottikon.com

Dottikon Es Holding AG manufactures and sells performance chemicals, intermediates, and active pharmaceutical ingredients for the chemical and pharmaceutical industries in Switzerland and internationally. 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, and pharma and agro products, as well as a performance additive in various industries.

Dottikon Es Holding Fundamentals Summary


Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
DESN income statement (TTM)
RevenueCHF218.90m
Cost of RevenueCHF57.37m
Gross ProfitCHF161.53m
ExpensesCHF109.21m
EarningsCHF52.32m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date

May 31, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)3.80
Gross Margin73.79%
Net Profit Margin23.90%
Debt/Equity Ratio0.0%

How did DESN perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

Is Dottikon Es Holding undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

87.99x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: DESN (CHF334) is trading above our estimate of fair value (CHF7.09)

Significantly Below Fair Value: DESN is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: DESN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (88x) compared to the Swiss Chemicals industry average (46.1x).

PE vs Market: DESN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (88x) compared to the Swiss market (21x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: DESN's PB Ratio (7x) is in line with the CH Chemicals industry average.


Future Growth

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

13.7%

Forecasted annual revenue growth


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 earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: DESN's revenue (13.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Swiss market (5.1% per year).

High Growth Revenue: DESN's revenue (13.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: DESN's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (10.3%).


Past Performance

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

18.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: DESN has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: DESN's current net profit margins (23.9%) are higher than last year (19%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: DESN's earnings have grown by 18.8% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: DESN's earnings growth over the past year (57.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (18.8% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: DESN earnings growth over the past year (57.8%) exceeded the Chemicals industry 12.7%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: DESN's Return on Equity (8%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is Dottikon Es Holding's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: DESN's short term assets (CHF406.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (CHF73.9M).

Long Term Liabilities: DESN's short term assets (CHF406.0M) exceed its long term liabilities (CHF37.0M).


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


Dividend

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


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.


Current Payout to Shareholders

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


Future Payout to Shareholders

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


Next Steps

Management

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

10.1yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Markus Blocher (50 yo)

18.75yrs

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 (10.1 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: DESN's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.3 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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 10.2%.


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
  • Market Cap: CHF4.603b
  • 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 Analysis2021/10/26 21:19
End of Day Share Price2021/10/26 00:00
Earnings2021/03/31
Annual Earnings2021/03/31


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.