SWX:DESN

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Executive Summary

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


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with solid track record.

Share Price & News

How has Dottikon Es Holding's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: DESN's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

1.2%

DESN

0.9%

CH Chemicals

1.5%

CH Market


1 Year Return

64.1%

DESN

21.7%

CH Chemicals

1.8%

CH Market

Return vs Industry: DESN exceeded the Swiss Chemicals industry which returned 20.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: DESN exceeded the Swiss Market which returned 1.7% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

DESNIndustryMarket
7 Day1.2%0.9%1.5%
30 Day0%4.2%0.3%
90 Day34.9%15.8%7.9%
1 Year64.1%64.1%25.7%21.7%5.3%1.8%
3 Year-1.4%-1.4%49.0%34.9%22.2%9.5%
5 Year338.1%338.1%101.5%71.6%29.9%8.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Dottikon Es Holding's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

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

32.1x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: DESN is good value based on its PE Ratio (32.1x) compared to the Chemicals industry average (33.1x).

PE vs Market: DESN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (32.1x) compared to the Swiss market (19x).


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 is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.6x) compared to the CH Chemicals industry average (4.4x).


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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 0 analysts?

10.3%

Forecasted Materials 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 Dottikon Es Holding 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 Dottikon Es Holding performed over the past 5 years?

22.9%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: DESN has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: DESN's current net profit margins (19%) are higher than last year (11%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: DESN's earnings have grown significantly by 22.9% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: DESN's earnings growth over the past year (103%) exceeds its 5-year average (22.9% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: DESN earnings growth over the past year (103%) exceeded the Chemicals industry 10.1%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: DESN's Return on Equity (8.2%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Dottikon Es Holding's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: DESN's short term assets (CHF160.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (CHF51.7M).

Long Term Liabilities: DESN's short term assets (CHF160.5M) exceed its long term liabilities (CHF36.2M).


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 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.


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Management

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

8.9yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Markus Blocher (49yo)

17.5yrs

Tenure

CHF580,000

Compensation

Dr. Markus Blocher, Dipl. Chem. ETH, Dr. sc. nat. ETH, Ph.D 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: Markus's total compensation ($USD616.29K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Swiss market ($USD1.14M).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Markus Blocher
Chairman17.5yrsCHF580.00k12.61% CHF134.1m
Marlene Born
Chief Financial Officer14.17yrsno data0.056% CHF594.1k
Urs Brändli
Head of Processes & Technologies0.50yrno data0.024% CHF256.7k
Kurt Tripolt
Head of Recruiting & Administrationno datano datano data
Karin Krause
Head of Human Resources3.25yrsno data0.0097% CHF103.7k
Knut Hildebrandt
Head of Quality Management21.5yrsno data0.024% CHF255.8k
Stephan Kirschbaum
Head of Business Development11.5yrsno data0.10% CHF1.1m
Thomas Rosatzin
Head of Purchasing6.25yrsno data0.020% CHF209.1k
Robert Dahinden
Head of Production0.50yrno datano data

8.9yrs

Average Tenure

53.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: DESN's management team is seasoned and experienced (8.9 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Markus Blocher
Chairman17.5yrsCHF580.00k12.61% CHF134.1m
Alfred Scheidegger
Non-Executive Director9yrsCHF27.00k0.00048% CHF5.1k
Thomas Früh
Deputy Chairman8yrsCHF32.00k0.0040% CHF42.5k

8.0yrs

Average Tenure

63yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: DESN's board of directors are considered experienced (8 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 company bio, 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: CHF1.063b
  • Shares outstanding: 1.25m
  • Website: https://dottikon.com

Number of Employees


Location

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

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
DESNSWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)YesRegistered SharesCHCHFMar 2005
DTIDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesRegistered SharesDEEURMar 2005
0QJULSE (London Stock Exchange)YesRegistered SharesGBCHFMar 2005

Biography

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. In addition, the company engages in the recycling and waste treatment activities; and provision of consulting services for investment companies. Dottikon Es Holding AG was founded in 1913 and is headquartered in Dottikon, Switzerland. Dottikon Es Holding AG is a subsidiary of EVOLMA Holding AG. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/07/07 20:53
End of Day Share Price2020/07/07 00:00
Earnings2020/03/31
Annual Earnings2020/03/31


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.