AKWEL engages in the design, development, production, and sale of tooling equipment and parts to automotive and truck manufacturers in France and internationally.
Flawless balance sheet average dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has AKWEL's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: MW4 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
DE Auto Components
1 Year Return
DE Auto Components
Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how MW4 performed against the German Auto Components industry.
Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how MW4 performed against the German Market.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is AKWEL's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is AKWEL undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: MW4 (€13.74) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€7.4)
Significantly Below Fair Value: MW4 is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: MW4 is good value based on its PE Ratio (5.9x) compared to the DE Auto Components industry average (16.9x).
PE vs Market: MW4 is good value based on its PE Ratio (5.9x) compared to the German market (21x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: MW4's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: MW4's PB Ratio (0.7x) is in line with the DE Auto Components industry average.
How is AKWEL forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: MW4's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-20.3% per year).
Earnings vs Market: MW4's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-20.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: MW4's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: MW4's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-2.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: MW4's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-2.2% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: MW4's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (6.6%).
How has AKWEL performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: MW4 has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: MW4's current net profit margins (5.7%) are lower than last year (5.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: MW4's earnings have grown by 5.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: MW4's earnings growth over the past year (2.6%) is below its 5-year average (5.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: MW4 earnings growth over the past year (2.6%) exceeded the Auto Components industry -50.2%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: MW4's Return on Equity (12.5%) is considered low.
How is AKWEL's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: MW4's short term assets (€505.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (€245.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: MW4's short term assets (€505.1M) exceed its long term liabilities (€112.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: MW4's debt to equity ratio (25.4%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: MW4's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 54.6% to 25.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: MW4's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (59.5%).
Interest Coverage: MW4's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (41.2x coverage).
What is AKWEL current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: MW4's dividend (1.41%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.25%).
High Dividend: MW4's dividend (1.41%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.85%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: MW4's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: MW4's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (8.3%), MW4's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: MW4's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be thoroughly covered by earnings (14.4% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mathieu Coutier (45yo)
Mr. Mathieu Coutier serves as President of the Management Board and Information Manager at AKWEL and has been its Member of Management Board since 2009.
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Mathieu's total compensation ($USD705.24K) is below average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD1.09M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Mathieu's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|President of the Management Board & Information Manager||5.08yrs||€623.36k||no data|
|Vice-President of the Management Board & VP of Financial||no data||€720.68k||no data|
|Member of the Management Board & Industrial Performance Director||3.42yrs||€550.27k||no data|
|VP of Legal & Member of Management Board||6.58yrs||€551.09k||no data|
|Business Development Director & Member of Management Board||6.58yrs||€551.09k||no data|
|Vice President of Marketing & Sales||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: MW4's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.8 years average tenure).
|President of the Supervisory Board||5.08yrs||€329.62k||no data|
|independent Vice-President of the Supervisory Board||1.17yrs||€44.08k||no data|
|Member of the Supervisory Board||5.08yrs||€18.00k||no data|
|Member of the Supervisory Board||5.08yrs||€24.00k||no data|
|Member of the Supervisory Board||4.08yrs||€12.00k||no data|
|Employee Representative Member of the Supervisory Board||2.58yrs||€66.04k||no data|
Experienced Board: MW4's board of directors are considered experienced (4.6 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.
AKWEL's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: AKWEL
- Ticker: MW4
- Exchange: BST
- Founded: 1972
- Industry: Auto Parts and Equipment
- Sector: Automobiles
- Market Cap: €369.486m
- Shares outstanding: 26.74m
- Website: https://akwel-automotive.com
Number of Employees
- 975, route des Burgondes
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|AKW||ENXTPA (Euronext Paris)||Yes||Share Capital||FR||EUR||Jun 1994|
|0F8V||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Share Capital||GB||EUR||Jun 1994|
|MW4||BST (Boerse-Stuttgart)||Yes||Share Capital||DE||EUR||Jun 1994|
|MW4||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Share Capital||DE||EUR||Jun 1994|
AKWEL engages in the design, development, production, and sale of tooling equipment and parts to automotive and truck manufacturers in France and internationally. The company was formerly known as MGI Coutier SA and changed its name to AKWEL in June 2018. The company was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Champfromier, France.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/07/10 21:28|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/07/10 00:00|
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