DB:IQL

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Executive Summary

iQ International AG develops, manufactures, and distributes lead-acid batteries for the automotive starting-lighting-ignition and storage markets in Europe, the Americas, Asia, and Africa. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Weak fundamentals or lack of information.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: IQL is more volatile than 90% of German stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 12% a week.

Volatility Over Time: IQL's weekly volatility (12%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of German stocks.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-11.2%

IQL

-2.1%

DE Auto Components

-1.2%

DE Market


1 Year Return

-38.6%

IQL

-1.6%

DE Auto Components

2.3%

DE Market

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

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


Shareholder returns

IQLIndustryMarket
7 Day-11.2%-2.1%-1.2%
30 Day26.9%0.1%2.5%
90 Day20.8%17.3%8.1%
1 Year-38.6%-38.6%1.9%-1.6%5.6%2.3%
3 Yearn/a-46.2%-51.2%3.6%-5.5%
5 Yearn/a-28.1%-37.9%41.3%21.3%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

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


In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether iQ International is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as iQ International has not provided consistent financial data, and the stock also has no analyst forecast or coverage, its intrinsic value cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst consensus cash flow predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 89% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have a valuation analysis.


Next Steps

  • Take a look at our analysis of IQL's management and see if the CEO's compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  • When valuing a company like this, investors focus more on how they perceive the size of the opportunity, the company's ability to deliver and scale, and the strength of the team. While we are not analysing this type of data at the moment, if you don't know where to start, we recommend reading through iQ International regulatory filings.
  • Explore potentially undervalued companies in the Automobiles industry.

Future Growth

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

62.9%

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 iQ International 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.


Next Steps

  • Take a look at our analysis of IQL’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  • iQ International competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
  • Explore growth companies in the Automobiles industry.

Past Performance

How has iQ International performed over the past 5 years?

1.3%

Historical Automobiles annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if IQL has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: Insufficient data to determine if IQL's profit margins have improved over the past year.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: Insufficient data to determine if IQL's year-on-year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: Insufficient data to compare IQL's past year earnings growth to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine if IQL's earnings growth over the past year exceeded the Auto Components industry average.


Return on Equity

High ROE: IQL has a negative Return on Equity (0%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Next Steps

Financial Health

How is iQ International's financial position?


In this section we usually analyse iQ International's finance health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial distress, in particular, its ability to manage its cash and debt levels. iQ International has not provided adequate balance sheet data, its financial health cannot be properly assessed as it.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have financial information.


Next Steps

  • Take a look at our analysis of IQL’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  • Investors tend to look at the financial health of a company this size in order to assess the sustainability of its current operations. iQ International's cash and debt levels may be found in its annual reports archived here.
  • Financial health is measured at one point in time, so the latest financial report is the best representation of the company’s current financial status. Check when iQ International's financial data was last updated here.
  • Explore more healthy companies in the Automobiles industry.

Dividend

What is iQ International current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

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


Next Steps

Management

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

1.2yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Kevin Loman

no data

Tenure

Mr. Kevin T. Loman serves as Co-Founder, Head of Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer of iQ International AG. He has served as Chief Executive Officer at Engenavis, Inc. Throughout his career, Kevin...


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
George Weiss
Executive Chairman2.33yrsno data11.04%
CHF 2.2m
Roland Koch
Director1.17yrsno datano data
Christian Katz
Director1.17yrsno datano data
Allen Martin
Member of Advisory Board0.75yrno datano data
Won-Lak Choi
Director11.5yrsCHF12.00kno data
Gilles Thièry
Board Memberno datano datano data
Frank Sportolari
Director1.17yrsno datano data
Michael Tapp
Director & Chair of Advisory Boardno datano datano data
Reinhardt Peper
Member of the Advisory Boardno datano datano data

1.2yrs

Average Tenure

62yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: IQL's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.2 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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

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


Key Information

  • Name: iQ International AG
  • Ticker: IQL
  • Exchange: DB
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Auto Parts and Equipment
  • Sector: Automobiles
  • Market Cap: €20.072m
  • Shares outstanding: 26.59m
  • Website: https://www.iqint.com

Location

  • iQ International AG
  • Landis + Gyr Strasse 1
  • Zug
  • Zug
  • 6300
  • Switzerland

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
IQLDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesNew Registered SharesDEEURDec 2019
IQWL.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesNew Registered SharesUSCHFDec 2019
IQL1DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)CHF0.01DEEURSep 2020

Biography

iQ International AG develops, manufactures, and distributes lead-acid batteries for the automotive starting-lighting-ignition and storage markets in Europe, the Americas, Asia, and Africa. The company oper...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/01/16 19:14
End of Day Share Price2021/01/15 00:00
Earnings2017/12/31
Annual Earnings2017/12/31


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.