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Executive Summary

Uniper SE operates as an energy company. It operates in European Generation, Global Commodities, and International Power Generation segments. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet second-rate dividend payer.


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Share Price & News

How has Uniper's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: UNIPE is less volatile than 75% of Swiss stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 0% a week.

Volatility Over Time: UNIPE's weekly volatility (0%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-0.03%

UNIPE

1.4%

CH Renewable Energy

0.3%

CH Market


1 Year Return

0%

UNIPE

54.6%

CH Renewable Energy

0.5%

CH Market

Return vs Industry: UNIPE underperformed the Swiss Renewable Energy industry which returned 54.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: UNIPE matched the Swiss Market which returned 0.5% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

UNIPEIndustryMarket
7 Day-0.03%1.4%0.3%
30 Day-0.03%8.8%3.9%
90 Day-0.03%36.1%12.4%
1 Year4.4%0%58.5%54.6%4.1%0.5%
3 Year9.5%-1.6%112.0%94.7%21.6%6.8%
5 Yearn/a218.6%184.9%52.4%27.5%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Uniper undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

172.59x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: UNIPE (CHF28.84) is trading above our estimate of fair value (CHF24.75)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: UNIPE is poor value based on its PE Ratio (172.6x) compared to the XE Renewable Energy industry average (36.5x).

PE vs Market: UNIPE is poor value based on its PE Ratio (172.6x) compared to the Swiss market (23.9x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: UNIPE is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (48.1x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: UNIPE is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.1x) compared to the XE Renewable Energy industry average (2.6x).


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Future Growth

How is Uniper forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 15 analysts?

3.6%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: UNIPE's forecast earnings growth (3.6% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.3%).

Earnings vs Market: UNIPE's earnings (3.6% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Swiss market (12.8% per year).

High Growth Earnings: UNIPE's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: UNIPE's revenue (1.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Swiss market (4.6% per year).

High Growth Revenue: UNIPE's revenue (1.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: UNIPE's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (5%).


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Past Performance

How has Uniper performed over the past 5 years?

59.9%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: UNIPE has a large one-off loss of €939.0M impacting its September 30 2020 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: UNIPE's current net profit margins (0.1%) are lower than last year (1.3%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: UNIPE has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 59.9% per year.

Accelerating Growth: UNIPE's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: UNIPE had negative earnings growth (-94.2%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Renewable Energy industry average (14.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: UNIPE's Return on Equity (1%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Uniper's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: UNIPE's short term assets (€15.7B) exceed its short term liabilities (€14.6B).

Long Term Liabilities: UNIPE's short term assets (€15.7B) exceed its long term liabilities (€11.9B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: UNIPE's debt to equity ratio (9.5%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: UNIPE's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 71.8% to 9.5% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: UNIPE's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (196.5%).

Interest Coverage: UNIPE earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Uniper current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

3.86%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: UNIPE's dividend (3.86%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (1.62%).

High Dividend: UNIPE's dividend (3.86%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (3.81%)


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, UNIPE has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

Growing Dividend: UNIPE's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 4 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (666.5%), UNIPE's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: UNIPE's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (79.6% payout ratio).


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Management

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

1.6yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Andreas Schierenbeck (54 yo)

1.58yrs

Tenure

€2,664,222

Compensation

Mr. Andreas Schierenbeck serves as the Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Management Board and Member of Management Board at Uniper SE since June 1, 2019. Mr. Schierenbeck has been Chairman of the Bo...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Andreas's total compensation ($USD3.23M) is below average for companies of similar size in the Swiss market ($USD5.93M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Andreas's compensation with company performance.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Andreas Schierenbeck
CEO & Member of Management Board1.58yrs€2.66mno data
Sascha Bibert
CFO & Member of Management Board1.58yrs€2.43mno data
David Bryson
COO & Member of Management Board1.17yrs€965.00kno data
Klaus Schaeffer
1.67yrs€1.28mno data
Christopher Delbrück
1.67yrs€686.00kno data
Udo Giegerich
Executive Vice President of Group Finance & Investor Relationsno datano datano data
Patrick Wolff
Chief Legal Counsel & Compliance Area Managerno datano datano data
Uwe Hansal
Executive Vice President of Accounting & Financial Controllingno datano datano data
Nicolo Prien
Executive Vice President of Corporate Auditno datano datano data
Leif Erichsen
Senior Vice President of External Communication & Brandno datano datano data
Niek Hollander
Chief Commercial Officer0.58yrno datano data
Ulf Klostermann
Senior Vice President of Financial Controlling5yrsno datano data

1.6yrs

Average Tenure

53yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: UNIPE's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Werner Brinker
Independent Shareholder Representative Supervisory Board Member0.75yrno datano data
Sirpa-Helena Sormunen
Shareholder Representative Supervisory Board Member0.75yrno datano data
Markus Heikki Rauramo
Shareholder Representative Deputy Chairman of Supervisory Board2.42yrs€134.00kno data
Immo Schlepper
Independent Employee Representative Member of Supervisory Board3.58yrs€82.00kno data
Klaus-Dieter Maubach
Shareholder Representative Chairman of the Supervisory Board0.75yrno datano data
Tiina Tuomela
Shareholder Representative Supervisory Board Member0.75yrno datano data
Bernhard Gunther
Independent Shareholder Representative Supervisory Board Member0.75yrno datano data
Oliver Biniek
Independent Employee Representative Member of Supervisory Board4.75yrs€102.00kno data
Ingrid Asander
Independent Employee Representative Member of Supervisory Board4.75yrs€68.00kno data
Barbara Jagodzinski
Independent Employee Representative Member of Supervisory Board4.75yrs€82.00kno data
Andre Muilwijk
Independent Employee Representative Member of Supervisory Board4.75yrs€102.00kno data
Harald Seegatz
Independent Employee Representative Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board3.58yrs€141.00kno data

3.0yrs

Average Tenure

58.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: UNIPE's board of directors are considered experienced (3 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

Uniper SE's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Uniper SE
  • Ticker: UNIPE
  • Exchange: SWX
  • Founded: 2016
  • Industry: Independent Power Producers and Energy Traders
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Market Cap: €10.898b
  • Listing Market Cap: €11.747b
  • Shares outstanding: 365.96m
  • Website: https://www.uniper.energy

Number of Employees


Location

  • Uniper SE
  • Holzstrasse 6
  • Düsseldorf
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
  • 40221
  • Germany

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
0RJ4LSE (London Stock Exchange)YesShare CapitalGBEURSep 2016
UNIPESWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)YesShare CapitalCHCHFSep 2016
UN01DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesShare CapitalDEEURSep 2016
UN01XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)YesShare CapitalDEEURSep 2016
UN01DBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesShare CapitalGBEURSep 2016
UNPR.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesShare CapitalUSUSDSep 2016
UN01WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)YesShare CapitalATEURSep 2016

Biography

Uniper SE operates as an energy company. It operates in European Generation, Global Commodities, and International Power Generation segments. The company owns and operates various power and heat generation...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/01/26 18:02
End of Day Share Price2021/01/26 00:00
Earnings2020/09/30
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.