u-blox Holding AG provides positioning and wireless communication solutions for the automotive, industrial, and consumer markets worldwide. More Details
Reasonable growth potential and fair value.
Share Price & News
How has u-blox Holding's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: UBXN is more volatile than 75% of Swiss stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: UBXN's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Swiss stocks.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: UBXN underperformed the Swiss Semiconductor industry which returned 79.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: UBXN underperformed the Swiss Market which returned 22.7% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is u-blox Holding's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
3 days ago | Simply Wall StReflecting on u-blox Holding's (VTX:UBXN) Share Price Returns Over The Last Three Years
1 month ago | Simply Wall StSome Investors May Be Worried About u-blox Holding's (VTX:UBXN) Returns On Capital
1 month ago | Simply Wall StHow Much Of u-blox Holding AG (VTX:UBXN) Do Institutions Own?
Is u-blox 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: UBXN (CHF72.2) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CHF130.94)
Significantly Below Fair Value: UBXN is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: UBXN is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the European Semiconductor industry average.
PE vs Market: UBXN is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Swiss market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate UBXN's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: UBXN is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.8x) compared to the XE Semiconductor industry average (4x).
How is u-blox Holding forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: UBXN is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (-0.3%).
Earnings vs Market: UBXN is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: UBXN's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: UBXN's revenue (10.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Swiss market (4.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: UBXN's revenue (10.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: UBXN's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (7.8%).
How has u-blox Holding performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: UBXN is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: UBXN is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: UBXN is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 45.1% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare UBXN's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: UBXN is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Semiconductor industry (13.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: UBXN has a negative Return on Equity (-22.95%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is u-blox Holding's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: UBXN's short term assets (CHF218.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (CHF112.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: UBXN's short term assets (CHF218.0M) exceed its long term liabilities (CHF123.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: UBXN's debt to equity ratio (42.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: UBXN's debt to equity ratio has increased from 23.9% to 42.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: UBXN's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (32.7%).
Interest Coverage: UBXN is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.
What is u-blox Holding current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate UBXN's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate UBXN'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 UBXN's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if UBXN's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: UBXN is not paying a notable dividend for the Swiss market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of UBXN'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
Thomas Seiler (63 yo)
Mr. Thomas Seiler has been the Chief Executive Officer at u-blox AG since 2002. Mr. Seiler has been the Chief Executive Officer of u-blox Holding AG since 2007 and served as its Head of Sales and Marketing...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Thomas's total compensation ($USD1.19M) is about average for companies of similar size in the Swiss market ($USD987.36K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Thomas's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: UBXN's management team is seasoned and experienced (9.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: UBXN's board of directors are considered experienced (3.2 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
u-blox Holding AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: u-blox Holding AG
- Ticker: UBXN
- Exchange: SWX
- Founded: 1997
- Industry: Semiconductors
- Sector: Semiconductors
- Market Cap: CHF500.840m
- Shares outstanding: 6.94m
- Website: https://www.u-blox.com
Number of Employees
- u-blox Holding AG
- Zürcherstrasse 68
u-blox Holding AG provides positioning and wireless communication solutions for the automotive, industrial, and consumer markets worldwide. Its solutions securely connect vehicles, industries, cities, buil...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|End of Day Share Price||2021/06/11 00:00|
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