PGN Stock Overview
paragon GmbH & Co. KGaA develops, produces, and distributes automotive electronics, body kinematics, and e-mobility solutions for the automotive industry in Germany, European Union, and internationally.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||€4.50|
|52 Week High||€11.60|
|52 Week Low||€3.40|
|1 Month Change||-8.35%|
|3 Month Change||-18.77%|
|1 Year Change||-58.14%|
|3 Year Change||-78.42%|
|5 Year Change||-93.18%|
|Change since IPO||-42.23%|
Recent News & Updates
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|PGN||DE Auto Components||DE Market|
Return vs Industry: PGN underperformed the German Auto Components industry which returned -34.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PGN underperformed the German Market which returned -23% over the past year.
|PGN Average Weekly Movement||8.0%|
|Auto Components Industry Average Movement||6.8%|
|Market Average Movement||5.6%|
|10% most volatile stocks in DE Market||10.0%|
|10% least volatile stocks in DE Market||2.8%|
Stable Share Price: PGN is more volatile than 75% of German stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.
Volatility Over Time: PGN's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of German stocks.
About the Company
paragon GmbH & Co. KGaA develops, produces, and distributes automotive electronics, body kinematics, and e-mobility solutions for the automotive industry in Germany, European Union, and internationally. It operates through two segments, Electronics and Mechanics. The Electronics segment develops and sells sensors, microphones, and instruments primarily for the automotive industry.
paragon GmbH KGaA Fundamentals Summary
|PGN fundamental statistics|
Is PGN overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|PGN income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||€75.99m|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
Aug 22, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-1.46|
|Net Profit Margin||-4.18%|
How did PGN perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is PGN undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 4/6
Price-To-Sales vs Peers
Price-To-Sales vs Industry
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for PGN?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is PGN's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers
How does PGN's PS Ratio compare to its peers?
|PGN PS Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PS||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
Price-To-Sales vs Peers: PGN is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.1x) compared to the peer average (0.4x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does PGN's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Auto Components Industry?
Price-To-Sales vs Industry: PGN is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.1x) compared to the German Auto Components industry average (0.3x)
Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is PGN's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PS Ratio||0.1x|
|Fair PS Ratio||n/a|
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate PGN's Price-To-Sales Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of PGN when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: PGN (€4.5) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€41.4)
Significantly Below Fair Value: PGN is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate PGN's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
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How is paragon GmbH KGaA forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
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 paragon GmbH KGaA 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.
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- Examine whether paragon GmbH KGaA is trading at an attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.
- paragon GmbH KGaA competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
How has paragon GmbH KGaA performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score0/6
Past Performance Score 0/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
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 30.1% 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%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: PGN has a negative Return on Equity (-242.16%), as it is currently unprofitable.
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How is paragon GmbH KGaA's financial position?
Financial Health Score2/6
Financial Health Score 2/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Stable Cash Runway
Forecast Cash Runway
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: PGN's short term assets (€49.5M) do not cover its short term liabilities (€84.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: PGN's short term assets (€49.5M) do not cover its long term liabilities (€70.5M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: PGN's net debt to equity ratio (3487.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: PGN's debt to equity ratio has increased from 137.9% to 3600% 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: Whilst unprofitable PGN has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: PGN is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 8.9% per year.
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What is paragon GmbH KGaA current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Future Dividend Coverage
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.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: PGN is not paying a notable dividend for the German market.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as PGN has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Klaus Frers (68 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 ($USD633.77K) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD398.79K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Klaus's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Board: PGN's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 11.7 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.
paragon GmbH & Co. KGaA's 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
- Implied Market Cap: €20.368m
- Shares outstanding: 4.53m
- Website: https://www.paragon.ag
Number of Employees
- paragon GmbH & Co. KGaA
- Bösendamm 11
- North Rhine-Westphalia
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/06/24 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/06/24 00:00|
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.