paragon GmbH & Co. KGaA develops, manufactures, and sells electronic components and sensors for the automotive industry in Germany and internationally.
Fair value with mediocre balance sheet.
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
7 Day Return
DE Auto Components
1 Year Return
DE Auto Components
Return vs Industry: PGN underperformed the German Auto Components industry which returned -18.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PGN underperformed the German Market which returned 2.9% over the past year.
Share holder returns
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
No news available
Is paragon GmbH KGaA undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?
Discount to future cash flow value
Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows
Undervalued: PGN (€13.28) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€39.99)
Significantly Undervalued: PGN is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price Based on Earnings
PE vs Industry: PGN is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Auto Components industry average.
PE vs Market: PGN is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the German market.
Price Based on Expected Growth
Low PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate PGN's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price Based on Value of Assets
PB vs Industry: PGN is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.6x) compared to the DE Auto Components industry average (1.1x).
How is paragon GmbH KGaA expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates
Future Annual Growth Analysis
Earnings vs Savings Rate: PGN is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: PGN is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: PGN is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: PGN's revenue (19.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the German market (5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: PGN's revenue (19.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Estimates
Future Return on Equity
High Future ROE: PGN's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (4.7%).
How has paragon GmbH KGaA performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: PGN is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -30.7% 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 (-6.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: PGN has a negative Return on Equity (-3.14%), as it is currently unprofitable.
Return on Assets
ROA vs Industry: PGN is currently unprofitable, so its Return on Assets is negative.
Return on Capital Employed
ROCE Improving: PGN is currently unprofitable, so its Return on Capital Employed is negative.
How is paragon GmbH KGaA's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: PGN's short term assets (€184.6M) exceeds its short term liabilities (€76.4M)
Long Term Liabilities: PGN's short term assets (184.6M) exceeds its long term liabilities (136.0M)
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: PGN's debt to equity ratio (78.4%) is considered high
Reducing Debt: PGN's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 168% to 78.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: PGN's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: PGN is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.
Inventory Level: PGN has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: PGN's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 1.397030x debt).
What is paragon GmbH KGaA's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Expected Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis
Notable Dividend: PGN's dividend (1.91%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.46%).
High Dividend: PGN's dividend (1.91%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.86%).
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, PGN has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: PGN has only been paying a dividend for 7 years, and since then payments have not increased.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: PGN is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: PGN's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be thoroughly covered by earnings (10.3% payout ratio).
What is the CEO of paragon GmbH KGaA's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?
Klaus Frers (66yo)
Mr. Klaus Dieter Frers is the Founder and Chairman of the Management Board at paragon GmbH & Co. KGaA (Formerly known as Paragon AG) and has been its Chief Executive Officer since April 1, 2014 and also it ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs. Market: Klaus's total compensation ($USD1.31M) is about average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD216.57K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Klaus's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Klaus Frers (66yo)
- Tenure: 5.5yrs
- Compensation: €1.18m
Manager of Finance
- Tenure: 0yrs
MD & Member of Management Board
- Tenure: 1.1yrs
- Compensation: €605.51k
Hermann-Josef Börnemeier (64yo)
Deputy Chairman of Supervisory Board
- Tenure: 0yrs
- Compensation: €30.00k
Member of Supervisory Board
- Tenure: 9.1yrs
- Compensation: €30.00k
Chairman of Supervisory Board
- Tenure: 5.4yrs
- Compensation: €60.00k
paragon GmbH & Co. KGaA's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: paragon GmbH & Co. KGaA
- Ticker: PGN
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 1988
- Industry: Auto Parts and Equipment
- Sector: Automobiles
- Market Cap: €59.385m
- Shares outstanding: 4.53m
- Website: https://www.paragon.ag
Number of Employees
- paragon GmbH & Co. KGaA
- Artegastrasse 1
- North Rhine-Westphalia
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|PGN||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Bearer Shares||DE||EUR||Nov 2000|
|PGN||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Bearer Shares||DE||EUR||Nov 2000|
|0NFG||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Bearer Shares||GB||EUR||Nov 2000|
|PGNd||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Bearer Shares||GB||EUR||Nov 2000|
paragon GmbH & Co. KGaA develops, manufactures, and sells electronic components and sensors for the automotive industry in Germany and internationally. It operates through three segments: Electronics, Mech ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2019/10/13 20:40|
|End of Day Share Price||2019/10/11 00:00|
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