Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

AUDI AG develops, produces, assembles, distributes, and sells vehicles of Audi and Lamborghini brands in Germany and internationally.

Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with proven track record.

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Share Price & News

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

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: NSU has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




DE Auto


DE Market

1 Year Return




DE Auto


DE Market

Return vs Industry: NSU exceeded the German Auto industry which returned -25.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: NSU exceeded the German Market which returned -17.7% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day5.0%12.6%9.9%
30 Day18.2%-20.2%-16.6%
90 Day20.0%-32.8%-24.8%
1 Year23.2%22.4%-24.7%-27.7%-15.0%-17.5%
3 Year50.9%48.8%-24.6%-31.3%-17.4%-24.5%
5 Year33.1%30.4%-45.9%-53.2%-16.6%-28.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

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


Undervalued compared to fair value

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: NSU (€960) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€2727.3)

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

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: NSU is poor value based on its PE Ratio (10.7x) compared to the Auto industry average (8.6x).

PE vs Market: NSU is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.7x) compared to the German market (16.4x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: NSU is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.5x) compared to the DE Auto industry average (0.5x).

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Future Growth

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


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 AUDI 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 AUDI performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: NSU has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: NSU's current net profit margins (6.9%) are higher than last year (5.7%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: NSU's earnings have declined by -4.8% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: NSU's earnings growth over the past year (13.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (-4.8% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: NSU earnings growth over the past year (13.8%) exceeded the Auto industry -8.9%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: NSU's Return on Equity (13.9%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is AUDI's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: NSU's short term assets (€32.7B) exceed its short term liabilities (€22.3B).

Long Term Liabilities: NSU's short term assets (€32.7B) exceed its long term liabilities (€16.2B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: NSU's debt to equity ratio (0.5%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: NSU's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 7.5% to 0.5% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: NSU's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (4920.4%).

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

Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: NSU has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: NSU's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 214.9x debt).

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What is AUDI's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Yield vs Market

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate NSU's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if NSU's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

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

Current Payout to Shareholders

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

Future Payout to Shareholders

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

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


Average management tenure


Bram Schot (58yo)





Mr. Abraham Schot, also known as Bram, has been Chief Executive Officer of AUDI AG since January 1, 2019 and Chairman of the Board of Management since June 19, 2018 and Member of Management Board since Sep ...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Bram's total compensation ($USD2.73M) is below average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD4.93M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Bram's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.

Leadership Team

Abraham Schot
Chairman of the Board of Management1.17yrs€2.47mno data
Peter Kössler
Board Member for Production and Logistics & Member of Management Board2.5yrs€1.55mno data
Wendelin Göbel
Board Member for Human Resources & Organization2.58yrs€1.52mno data
Hans-Joachim Rothenpieler
Board Member for Technical Development & Member of Management Board1.33yrs€578.78kno data
Arno Antlitz
Member of the Board of Management - Financeno datano datano data
Hildegard Wortmann
Board Member for Marketing & Sales & Member of Management Board0.67yrno datano data
Toni Melfi
Head of Communicationno datano datano data
Benoit Tiers
Managing Director of Audi Volkswagen Middle East12.75yrsno datano data
Immanuel Kutschera
Head of V Diesel Engine/Fuel Cell Pre-Developmentno datano datano data
Stefan Moser
Head of Mo­tor­sport Com­mu­ni­ca­tions5.5yrsno datano data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Management: NSU's management team is considered experienced (2.5 years average tenure).

Board Members

Carl Hahn
Honorary Chairman of the Supervisory Board27.17yrsno datano data
Hans Pötsch
Member of Supervisory Board16.92yrs€139.50kno data
Wolfgang Porsche
Member of the Supervisory Board7.83yrs€71.50kno data
Hans Piëch
Member of Supervisory Board10.33yrs€106.00kno data
Johann Horn
Employee Representative Member of the Supervisory Board20.17yrs€93.09kno data
Peter Mosch
Chairman of the General Works Council & Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board1.83yrs€127.59kno data
Helmut Späth
Employee Representative Member of the Supervisory Board9.83yrs€72.50kno data
Ferdinand Porsche
Member of Supervisory Board10.33yrs€105.50kno data
Jörg Schlagbauer
Employee Representative Member of the Supervisory Board14yrs€106.00kno data
Herbert Diess
Chairman of the Supervisory Board1.83yrsno datano data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: NSU's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.3 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.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

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

Key Information

  • Name: AUDI AG
  • Ticker: NSU
  • Exchange: XTRA
  • Founded: 1899
  • Industry: Automobile Manufacturers
  • Sector: Automobiles
  • Market Cap: €41.280b
  • Shares outstanding: 43.00m
  • Website: https://www.audi.com

Number of Employees


  • Auto-Union-Strasse 1
  • Ingolstadt
  • Bavaria
  • 85045
  • Germany


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
NSUDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesBearer SharesDEEURJan 1992
NSUXTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)YesBearer SharesDEEURJan 1992
0FG8LSE (London Stock Exchange)YesBearer SharesGBEURJan 1992
AUDV.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesBearer SharesUSUSDJan 1992
NSUdBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesBearer SharesGBEURJan 1992
NSUETLX (Eurotlx)YesBearer SharesITEURJan 1992


AUDI AG develops, produces, assembles, distributes, and sells vehicles of Audi and Lamborghini brands in Germany and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Automotive and Motorcycles. It offers premium automobiles, supercars, super SUVs, and sporty motorcycles. The company also sells vehicles of Bentley brand and other Volkswagen Group brands; and provides engines, accessories, machinery, tools, and other technical articles, as well as offers used cars. In addition, it develops, produces, assembles, and distributes motorcycles under the Ducati brand, as well as sells accessories and spare parts. Further, the company offers electric vehicles. The company was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Ingolstadt, Germany. AUDI AG is a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/03/30 21:39
End of Day Share Price2020/03/30 00:00
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.