IFCN Stock Overview
INFICON Holding AG develops instruments for gas analysis, measurement, and control in the Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America, and internationally.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||CHF779.00|
|52 Week High||CHF1,370.00|
|52 Week Low||CHF714.00|
|1 Month Change||-0.26%|
|3 Month Change||-27.87%|
|1 Year Change||-27.87%|
|3 Year Change||30.81%|
|5 Year Change||64.87%|
|Change since IPO||254.09%|
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|IFCN||CH Electronic||CH Market|
Return vs Industry: IFCN underperformed the Swiss Electronic industry which returned -24.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: IFCN underperformed the Swiss Market which returned -12.4% over the past year.
|IFCN Average Weekly Movement||5.0%|
|Electronic Industry Average Movement||4.8%|
|Market Average Movement||4.5%|
|10% most volatile stocks in CH Market||7.6%|
|10% least volatile stocks in CH Market||2.4%|
Stable Share Price: IFCN is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Swiss stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: IFCN's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
INFICON Holding AG develops instruments for gas analysis, measurement, and control in the Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America, and internationally. It offers leak detectors, service tools for HVAC/R and automotive, chemical detection and monitoring products, quartz crystals, thin film depositions, and residual gas analyzers and mass spectrometers. The company also provides RF sensing technology solutions, manufacturing software, vacuum feedthroughs and components, vacuum gauge controllers and accessories, vacuum gauges, high precision vacuum gauges, and drop-in replacement products for vacuum gauges and controllers.
INFICON Holding Fundamentals Summary
|IFCN fundamental statistics|
Is IFCN overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|IFCN income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$268.78m|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Jul 28, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||32.85|
|Net Profit Margin||15.57%|
How did IFCN perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.6%Current Dividend Yield
Is IFCN undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 1/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for IFCN?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is IFCN's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does IFCN's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|IFCN PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: IFCN is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (24.8x) compared to the peer average (23x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does IFCN's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Electronic Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: IFCN is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (24.8x) compared to the Swiss Electronic industry average (20.3x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is IFCN'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.
|Current PE Ratio||24.8x|
|Fair PE Ratio||29.9x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: IFCN is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (24.8x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (29.9x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of IFCN when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: IFCN (CHF779) is trading above our estimate of fair value (CHF691.55)
Significantly Below Fair Value: IFCN is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: IFCN is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.1x)
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How is INFICON Holding forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Future Growth Score4/6
Future Growth Score 4/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: IFCN's forecast earnings growth (11.8% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.3%).
Earnings vs Market: IFCN's earnings (11.8% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Swiss market (6.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: IFCN's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: IFCN's revenue (5.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Swiss market (4.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: IFCN's revenue (5.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: IFCN's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (28.9%)
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How has INFICON Holding performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score6/6
Past Performance Score 6/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: IFCN has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: IFCN's current net profit margins (15.6%) are higher than last year (12.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: IFCN's earnings have grown by 4.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: IFCN's earnings growth over the past year (62.9%) exceeds its 5-year average (4.3% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: IFCN earnings growth over the past year (62.9%) exceeded the Electronic industry 35%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: IFCN's Return on Equity (31.8%) is considered high.
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How is INFICON Holding's financial position?
Financial Health Score5/6
Financial Health Score 5/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: IFCN's short term assets ($253.2M) exceed its short term liabilities ($100.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: IFCN's short term assets ($253.2M) exceed its long term liabilities ($11.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: IFCN has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: IFCN's debt to equity ratio has increased from 0.1% to 4.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: IFCN's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (791%).
Interest Coverage: IFCN earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
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What is INFICON Holding current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 5/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: IFCN's dividend (2.56%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (1.99%).
High Dividend: IFCN's dividend (2.56%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (4.14%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: IFCN's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: IFCN's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (70.1%), IFCN's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: At its current cash payout ratio (83.3%), IFCN's dividend payments are covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Lukas Winkler (59 yo)
Mr. Lukas Winkler has been the Chief Executive Officer and the President of Inficon Holding AG, holding company of Inficon, Inc., since January 1, 2004. Mr. Winkler joined Inficon in January 1993 and serve...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Lukas's total compensation ($USD1.22M) is about average for companies of similar size in the Swiss market ($USD1.36M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Lukas's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: IFCN's management team is seasoned and experienced (13.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: IFCN's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.1 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.
INFICON Holding AG's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: INFICON Holding AG
- Ticker: IFCN
- Exchange: SWX
- Founded: 2000
- Industry: Electronic Equipment and Instruments
- Sector: Tech
- Implied Market Cap: CHF1.904b
- Shares outstanding: 2.44m
- Website: https://www.inficon.com
Number of Employees
- INFICON Holding AG
- Hintergasse 15 B
- Bad Ragaz
- St. Gallen
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/06/25 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/06/24 00:00|
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.