paragon GmbH & Co. KGaA develops, manufactures, and sells electronic components for the automotive industry in Germany, European Union, and internationally. More Details
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 +/- 10% a week.
Volatility Over Time: PGN's weekly volatility (10%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of German stocks.
7 Day Return
DE Auto Components
1 Year Return
DE Auto Components
Return vs Industry: PGN underperformed the German Auto Components industry which returned 57% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PGN underperformed the German Market which returned 46.9% over the past year.
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
1 month ago | Simply Wall StIf You Had Bought paragon GmbH KGaA's (ETR:PGN) Shares Three Years Ago You Would Be Down 86%
4 months ago | Simply Wall Stparagon GmbH KGaA's(ETR:PGN) Share Price Is Down 85% Over The Past Three Years.
9 months ago | Simply Wall StAre Dividend Investors Making A Mistake With paragon GmbH & Co. KGaA (ETR:PGN)?
Is paragon GmbH KGaA undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
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 (7.8x) compared to the DE Auto Components industry average (1.9x).
How is paragon GmbH KGaA forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
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 (-4.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: PGN's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-4.7% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: PGN is forecast to be unprofitable in 3 years.
How has paragon GmbH KGaA performed over the past 5 years?
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 (-38.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: PGN has a negative Return on Equity (-921.19%), as it is currently unprofitable.
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.
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
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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Klaus Frers (67 yo)
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 ($USD742.91K) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD466.26K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Klaus's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
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.
paragon GmbH & Co. KGaA's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: paragon GmbH & Co. KGaA
- Ticker: PGN
- Exchange: XTRA
- Founded: 1988
- Industry: Auto Parts and Equipment
- Sector: Automobiles
- Market Cap: €50.242m
- Shares outstanding: 4.53m
- Website: https://www.paragon.ag
Number of Employees
- paragon GmbH & Co. KGaA
- Artegastrasse 1
- North Rhine-Westphalia
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
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