XTRA:H9W

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Executive Summary

HWA AG develops and produces technology for racing and passenger cars in Germany, Australia, and the United States. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Imperfect balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: H9W is not significantly more volatile than the rest of German stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: H9W's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-1.1%

H9W

0.5%

DE Auto

-1.2%

DE Market


1 Year Return

-36.2%

H9W

-4.6%

DE Auto

2.3%

DE Market

Return vs Industry: H9W underperformed the German Auto industry which returned -4.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: H9W underperformed the German Market which returned 2.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

H9WIndustryMarket
7 Day-1.1%0.5%-1.2%
30 Day3.4%-3.8%2.5%
90 Day-6.3%11.4%8.1%
1 Year-34.0%-36.2%-0.9%-4.6%5.6%2.3%
3 Year-36.3%-40.0%-12.6%-22.7%3.6%-5.5%
5 Year-38.6%-43.5%25.6%3.7%41.3%21.3%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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

2.06x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate H9W's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate H9W's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: H9W is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the XE Auto industry average.

PE vs Market: H9W is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the German market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate H9W's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: H9W is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.1x) compared to the DE Auto industry average (0.8x).


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Future Growth

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

31.6%

Forecasted Automobiles 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 HWA 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.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.


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Past Performance

How has HWA performed over the past 5 years?

-63.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: H9W is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: H9W is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: H9W is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 63.4% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare H9W's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: H9W is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Auto industry (-58.6%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: H9W has a negative Return on Equity (-39.74%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is HWA's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: H9W's short term assets (€54.9M) exceed its short term liabilities (€29.5M).

Long Term Liabilities: H9W's short term assets (€54.9M) exceed its long term liabilities (€21.9M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: H9W's debt to equity ratio (134.9%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: H9W's debt to equity ratio has increased from 55.9% to 134.9% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: H9W's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.

Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if H9W's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate H9W's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate H9W'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 H9W's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if H9W's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: H9W is not paying a notable dividend for the German market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of H9W's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the German market.


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Management

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

6.6yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Ulrich Fritz (43 yo)

no data

Tenure

Mr. Ulrich Fritz serves as Chief Executive Officer of HWA AG and has been its Member of Management Board since December 1, 2013. Mr. Fritz serves as Chairman of Management Board at HWA AG. Mr. Fritz has be...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Hans Aufrecht
Founder & Chairman of Supervisory Board10.42yrsno data38.22%
€ 20.6m
Ulrich Fritz
CEO & Chairman of Management Boardno datano datano data
Martin Marx
COO & Member of Management Board1.17yrsno datano data
Hussain Al Siddiqi
Deputy CEO & Member of Supervisory Board6.58yrsno datano data

6.6yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: H9W's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.6 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Hans Aufrecht
Founder & Chairman of Supervisory Board10.42yrsno data38.22%
€ 20.6m
Hussain Al Siddiqi
Deputy CEO & Member of Supervisory Board6.58yrsno datano data
Willibald Dörflinger
Deputy Chairman of Supervisory Board7.58yrsno datano data
Gert-Jan Bruggink
Member of Supervisory Board7.58yrsno datano data
Klemens Große-Vehne
Member of Supervisory Board2.5yrsno datano data
Simone Stegmaier
Member of the Supervisory Board0.50yrno datano data

7.1yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Board: H9W's board of directors are considered experienced (7.1 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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 6.5%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

HWA AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: HWA AG
  • Ticker: H9W
  • Exchange: XTRA
  • Founded: 1998
  • Industry: Automobile Manufacturers
  • Sector: Automobiles
  • Market Cap: €53.927m
  • Shares outstanding: 5.99m
  • Website: https://www.hwaag.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • HWA AG
  • Benzstrasse 8
  • Affalterbach
  • Baden-Württemberg
  • 71563
  • Germany

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
H9WDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesBearer SharesDEEURApr 2007
H9WXTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)YesBearer SharesDEEURApr 2007

Biography

HWA AG develops and produces technology for racing and passenger cars in Germany, Australia, and the United States. The company operates in two segments, Motor Racing and Vehicles/Vehicle Components. It pa...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/01/16 19:32
End of Day Share Price2021/01/15 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
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.