Volkswagen AG manufactures and sells automobiles primarily in Europe, North America, South America, and the Asia-Pacific. More Details
Undervalued with solid track record and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has Volkswagen's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: VOW3 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of German stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: VOW3's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: VOW3 underperformed the German Auto industry which returned 42.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: VOW3 exceeded the German Market which returned 24.5% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Volkswagen's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Volkswagen 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: VOW3 (€183.2) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€365.99)
Significantly Below Fair Value: VOW3 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: VOW3's PE Ratio (5.2x) is in line with the German Auto industry average.
PE vs Market: VOW3 is good value based on its PE Ratio (5.2x) compared to the German market (22.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: VOW3 is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: VOW3 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.7x) compared to the DE Auto industry average (0.9x).
How is Volkswagen forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 20 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: VOW3's forecast earnings growth (7.5% per year) is above the savings rate (0.01%).
Earnings vs Market: VOW3's earnings (7.5% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the German market (12.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: VOW3's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: VOW3's revenue (4.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the German market (5.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: VOW3's revenue (4.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: VOW3's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (11.3%).
How has Volkswagen performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: VOW3 has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: VOW3's current net profit margins (6.9%) are higher than last year (2.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: VOW3 has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 19% per year.
Accelerating Growth: VOW3's earnings growth over the past year (234.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (19% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: VOW3 earnings growth over the past year (234.7%) exceeded the Auto industry 191.3%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: VOW3's Return on Equity (13.1%) is considered low.
How is Volkswagen's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: VOW3's short term assets (€207.6B) exceed its short term liabilities (€173.0B).
Long Term Liabilities: VOW3's short term assets (€207.6B) exceed its long term liabilities (€204.1B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: VOW3's debt to equity ratio (147.9%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: VOW3's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 171.2% to 147.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: VOW3's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (17.4%).
Interest Coverage: VOW3's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (15.5x coverage).
What is Volkswagen current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: VOW3's dividend (2.65%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (0.99%).
High Dividend: VOW3's dividend (2.65%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.18%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: VOW3's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: VOW3's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (13.8%), VOW3's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: VOW3's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (26.9% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Herbert Diess (63 yo)
Dr. Ing. Herbert Diess served as Chairman of the Board at SEAT, S.A. until June 04, 2021. Dr. Diess has been Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Audi AG, Ingolstadt, Deutschland since May 7, 2018 and has...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Herbert's total compensation ($USD12.33M) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD4.42M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Herbert's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: VOW3's management team is considered experienced (2.9 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: VOW3's board of directors are considered experienced (8.6 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.
Volkswagen AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Volkswagen AG
- Ticker: VOW3
- Exchange: XTRA
- Founded: 1937
- Industry: Automobile Manufacturers
- Sector: Automobiles
- Market Cap: €115.858b
- Shares outstanding: 501.30m
- Website: https://www.volkswagenag.com
Number of Employees
- Volkswagen AG
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- Lower Saxony
Volkswagen AG manufactures and sells automobiles primarily in Europe, North America, South America, and the Asia-Pacific. The company operates in four segments: Passenger Cars and Light Commercial Vehicles...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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