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E4U SEP:EFORU Stock Report

Last Price


Market Cap







10 Aug, 2022


Company Financials
EFORU fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health6/6

EFORU Stock Overview

E4U a.s. invests in and operates plants that generate energy from renewable sources in the Czech Republic.

E4U Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for E4U
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceKč135.00
52 Week HighKč140.00
52 Week LowKč106.00
1 Month Change1.50%
3 Month Change7.14%
1 Year Change26.17%
3 Year Change29.81%
5 Year Change19.47%
Change since IPO56.25%

Recent News & Updates

Apr 28
The Return Trends At E4U (SEP:EFORU) Look Promising

The Return Trends At E4U (SEP:EFORU) Look Promising

If you're looking for a multi-bagger, there's a few things to keep an eye out for. One common approach is to try and...

Mar 20
Can E4U (SEP:EFORU) Continue To Grow Its Returns On Capital?

Can E4U (SEP:EFORU) Continue To Grow Its Returns On Capital?

What trends should we look for it we want to identify stocks that can multiply in value over the long term? Amongst...

Feb 09
E4U's (SEP:EFORU) Earnings Are Growing But Is There More To The Story?

E4U's (SEP:EFORU) Earnings Are Growing But Is There More To The Story?

As a general rule, we think profitable companies are less risky than companies that lose money. However, sometimes...

Jan 12
E4U a.s.'s (SEP:EFORU) Stock Has Fared Decently: Is the Market Following Strong Financials?

E4U a.s.'s (SEP:EFORU) Stock Has Fared Decently: Is the Market Following Strong Financials?

E4U's (SEP:EFORU) stock is up by 2.1% over the past month. Since the market usually pay for a company’s long-term...

Shareholder Returns

EFORUCZ Renewable EnergyCZ Market

Return vs Industry: EFORU exceeded the CZ Renewable Energy industry which returned 7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: EFORU underperformed the CZ Market which returned 34.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is EFORU's price volatile compared to industry and market?
EFORU volatility
EFORU Average Weekly Movement4.8%
Renewable Energy Industry Average Movement5.2%
Market Average Movement4.0%
10% most volatile stocks in CZ Market7.7%
10% least volatile stocks in CZ Market1.9%

Stable Share Price: EFORU is not significantly more volatile than the rest of CZ stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: EFORU's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company


E4U a.s. invests in and operates plants that generate energy from renewable sources in the Czech Republic. It operates two solar parks, Dubnany and Ratiskovice power stations with a total installed capacity of 4.4 MWp in the area of southern Moravia. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in Dubnany, the Czech Republic.

E4U Fundamentals Summary

How do E4U's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
EFORU fundamental statistics
Market CapKč322.87m
Earnings (TTM)Kč43.66m
Revenue (TTM)Kč86.10m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
EFORU income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueKč0
Gross ProfitKč86.10m
Other ExpensesKč42.45m

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)18.25
Gross Margin100.00%
Net Profit Margin50.70%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did EFORU perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is EFORU undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 4/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for EFORU?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

EFORU key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue3.4x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA3.8x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does EFORU's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

EFORU PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for EFORU vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average8.9x
KLSB Kaluga Power Sale Company
1436 Fit
SMNP SMN Power Holding SAOG

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: EFORU is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (7.4x) compared to the peer average (8.9x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does EFORU's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the European Renewable Energy Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: EFORU is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (7.4x) compared to the European Renewable Energy industry average (26.4x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is EFORU'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.

EFORU PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio7.4x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate EFORU's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of EFORU when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: EFORU (CZK135) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CZK1194.76)

Significantly Below Fair Value: EFORU is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.

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Future Growth

How is E4U forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted Utilities 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 E4U 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.

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  • Examine whether E4U is trading at an attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.

Past Performance

How has E4U performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 4/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: EFORU has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: EFORU's current net profit margins (50.7%) are higher than last year (48%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: EFORU's earnings have grown by 7.5% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: EFORU's earnings growth over the past year (8.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (7.5% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: EFORU earnings growth over the past year (8.6%) underperformed the Renewable Energy industry 58.1%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: EFORU's Return on Equity (17.8%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is E4U's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 6/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: EFORU's short term assets (CZK121.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (CZK35.2M).

Long Term Liabilities: EFORU's short term assets (CZK121.4M) exceed its long term liabilities (CZK62.4M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: EFORU is debt free.

Reducing Debt: EFORU has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 1%.

Debt Coverage: EFORU has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: EFORU has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet

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What is E4U current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 4/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: EFORU's dividend (4.15%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the CZ market (4.1%).

High Dividend: EFORU's dividend (4.15%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the CZ market (6.55%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: EFORU's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: EFORU's dividend payments have not increased over the past 10 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (30.7%), EFORU's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its low cash payout ratio (21.9%), EFORU's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.

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


E4U has no CEO, or we have no data on them.


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

E4U a.s.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: E4U a.s.
  • Ticker: EFORU
  • Exchange: SEP
  • Founded: 2006
  • Industry: Independent Power Producers and Energy Traders
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Implied Market Cap: Kč322.871m
  • Shares outstanding: 2.39m
  • Website:


  • E4U a.s.
  • Hodonínská 1624
  • Dubnany
  • 696 03
  • Czech Republic


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/08/10 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/08/08 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

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.