APG|SGA SA, a media company, provides out of home advertising services primarily in Switzerland and Serbia. More Details
Flawless balance sheet and slightly overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has APG|SGA's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: APGN is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Swiss stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: APGN's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: APGN underperformed the Swiss Media industry which returned 50.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: APGN exceeded the Swiss Market which returned 22.7% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is APG|SGA's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is APG|SGA 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: APGN (CHF236) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CHF309.42)
Significantly Below Fair Value: APGN is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: APGN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (53.4x) compared to the European Media industry average (20.9x).
PE vs Market: APGN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (53.4x) compared to the Swiss market (25.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate APGN's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: APGN is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (7.9x) compared to the XE Media industry average (1.8x).
How is APG|SGA forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Forecasted annual revenue growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if APGN's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (-0.3%).
Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if APGN'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: APGN's revenue (6.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Swiss market (4.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: APGN's revenue (6.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: APGN's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (27.1%)
How has APG|SGA performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: APGN has a large one-off gain of CHF5.9M impacting its December 31 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: APGN's current net profit margins (5%) are lower than last year (13%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: APGN's earnings have declined by 20.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: APGN's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: APGN had negative earnings growth (-68.2%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Media industry average (-3.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: APGN's Return on Equity (14.8%) is considered low.
How is APG|SGA's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: APGN's short term assets (CHF121.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (CHF105.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: APGN's short term assets (CHF121.2M) exceed its long term liabilities (CHF10.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: APGN is debt free.
Reducing Debt: APGN has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: APGN has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: APGN has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is APG|SGA current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate APGN's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate APGN'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 APGN's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if APGN's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: APGN is not paying a notable dividend for the Swiss market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of APGN'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
Markus Ehrle (55 yo)
Mr. Markus Ehrle has been the Chief Executive Officer and Member of Executive Board at APG|SGA SA (formerly know as Affichage Holding SA) since June 1, 2014 and April 01, 2011 respectively. Mr. Ehrle serve...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Markus's total compensation ($USD1.18M) is about average for companies of similar size in the Swiss market ($USD1.28M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Markus's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: APGN's management team is seasoned and experienced (7 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: APGN's board of directors are considered experienced (6.1 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.
APG|SGA SA's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: APG|SGA SA
- Ticker: APGN
- Exchange: SWX
- Founded: 1900
- Industry: Advertising
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: CHF706.080m
- Shares outstanding: 2.99m
- Website: https://www.apgsga.ch
Number of Employees
- APG|SGA SA
- Carrefour de Rive 1
APG|SGA SA, a media company, provides out of home advertising services primarily in Switzerland and Serbia. The company transports advertising messages into the public and private areas, including streets,...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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