XTRA:PGN

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Executive Summary

paragon GmbH & Co. KGaA develops, manufactures, and sells electronic components for the automotive industry in Germany, European Union, and internationally. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Worrying balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

How has paragon GmbH KGaA's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: PGN is more volatile than 75% of German stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.

Volatility Over Time: PGN's weekly volatility (9%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of German stocks.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-1.5%

PGN

-2.1%

DE Auto Components

-1.2%

DE Market


1 Year Return

-59.2%

PGN

-1.6%

DE Auto Components

2.3%

DE Market

Return vs Industry: PGN underperformed the German Auto Components industry which returned -1.6% over the past year.

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


Shareholder returns

PGNIndustryMarket
7 Day-1.5%-2.1%-1.2%
30 Day-4.8%0.1%2.5%
90 Day12.0%17.3%8.1%
1 Year-59.2%-59.2%1.9%-1.6%5.6%2.3%
3 Year-88.0%-88.1%-46.2%-51.2%3.6%-5.5%
5 Year-69.9%-70.7%-28.1%-37.9%41.3%21.3%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

Valuation

Is paragon GmbH KGaA undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

6.72x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

PE vs Market: PGN 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 PGN's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: PGN is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (6.7x) compared to the DE Auto Components industry average (1.8x).


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Future Growth

How is paragon GmbH KGaA forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

-11.5%

Forecasted annual revenue growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if PGN's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (0.07%).

Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if PGN's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the German market

High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: PGN's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-11.5% per year).

High Growth Revenue: PGN's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-11.5% per year).


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: PGN is forecast to be unprofitable in 3 years.


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Past Performance

How has paragon GmbH KGaA performed over the past 5 years?

-86.6%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: PGN is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: PGN is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: PGN is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 86.6% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: PGN is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Auto Components industry (-46.7%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: PGN has a negative Return on Equity (-921.19%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is paragon GmbH KGaA's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: PGN's short term assets (€100.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (€94.4M).

Long Term Liabilities: PGN's short term assets (€100.1M) do not cover its long term liabilities (€117.0M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: PGN's debt to equity ratio (869.8%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: PGN's debt to equity ratio has increased from 236.2% to 869.8% over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet


Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: PGN has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: PGN has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 30.4% each year


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Dividend

What is paragon GmbH KGaA current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

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


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of PGN'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?

€624k

CEO Compensation


CEO

Klaus Frers (67 yo)

6.75yrs

Tenure

€624,191

Compensation

Mr. Klaus Dieter Frers is the Founder and Chairman of the Management Board at paragon GmbH & Co. KGaA (formerly known as Paragon AG). He has been Chief Executive Officer of paragon GmbH & Co. KGaA since Ap...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Klaus's total compensation ($USD754.67K) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD475.38K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Klaus's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


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

paragon GmbH & Co. KGaA's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: paragon GmbH & Co. KGaA
  • Ticker: PGN
  • Exchange: XTRA
  • Founded: 1988
  • Industry: Auto Parts and Equipment
  • Sector: Automobiles
  • Market Cap: €43.588m
  • Shares outstanding: 4.53m
  • Website: https://www.paragon.ag

Number of Employees


Location

  • paragon GmbH & Co. KGaA
  • Artegastrasse 1
  • Delbrück
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
  • 33129
  • Germany

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
PGNDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesBearer SharesDEEURNov 2000
PGNXTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)YesBearer SharesDEEURNov 2000
0NFGLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesBearer SharesGBEURNov 2000
PGNdBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesBearer SharesGBEURNov 2000
PGNETLX (Eurotlx)YesBearer SharesITEURNov 2000

Biography

paragon GmbH & Co. KGaA develops, manufactures, and sells electronic components for the automotive industry in Germany, European Union, and internationally. It operates through three segments: Electronics,...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/01/16 20:42
End of Day Share Price2021/01/15 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.