SAF-Holland SE manufactures and supplies chassis-related systems and components for trucks, trailers, semi-trailers, and buses. More Details
Excellent balance sheet with reasonable growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has SAF-Holland's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SFQ is not significantly more volatile than the rest of German stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SFQ's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
DE Auto Components
1 Year Return
DE Auto Components
Return vs Industry: SFQ exceeded the German Auto Components industry which returned 44.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SFQ exceeded the German Market which returned 29.5% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is SAF-Holland's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is SAF-Holland 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: SFQ (€13.09) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€16.55)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SFQ is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SFQ is poor value based on its PE Ratio (37.1x) compared to the European Auto Components industry average (19.8x).
PE vs Market: SFQ is poor value based on its PE Ratio (37.1x) compared to the German market (26.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SFQ is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.6x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SFQ's PB Ratio (1.8x) is in line with the DE Auto Components industry average.
How is SAF-Holland forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SFQ's forecast earnings growth (22.5% per year) is above the savings rate (0.01%).
Earnings vs Market: SFQ's earnings (22.5% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the German market (14.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SFQ's revenue (6.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the German market (5.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SFQ's revenue (6.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SFQ's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (15.7%).
How has SAF-Holland performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SFQ has a large one-off loss of €27.7M impacting its March 31 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: SFQ's current net profit margins (1.7%) are higher than last year (0.5%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SFQ's earnings have declined by 26.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SFQ's earnings growth over the past year (143.5%) exceeds its 5-year average (-26.8% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: SFQ earnings growth over the past year (143.5%) exceeded the Auto Components industry -30.7%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: SFQ's Return on Equity (5.2%) is considered low.
How is SAF-Holland's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SFQ's short term assets (€499.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (€224.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: SFQ's short term assets (€499.5M) exceed its long term liabilities (€448.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SFQ's debt to equity ratio (102.2%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SFQ's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 131.6% to 102.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SFQ's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (33.6%).
Interest Coverage: SFQ's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (7.2x coverage).
What is SAF-Holland current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SFQ's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SFQ'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 SFQ's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SFQ's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: SFQ is not paying a notable dividend for the German market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of SFQ'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?
Average management tenure
Alexander Geis (47 yo)
Mr. Alexander Geis has been Member of Management Board at Saf-Holland SA since July 1, 2011. Mr. Geis serves as Chief Executive Officer of SAF-Holland SE (formerly known as SAF-Holland S.A.) since February...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Alexander's total compensation ($USD1.61M) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD1.19M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Alexander's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: SFQ's management team is considered experienced (2 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: SFQ's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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.
SAF-Holland SE's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: SAF-Holland SE
- Ticker: SFQ
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 1881
- Industry: Auto Parts and Equipment
- Sector: Automobiles
- Market Cap: €576.508m
- Shares outstanding: 45.39m
- Website: https://www.safholland.com
Number of Employees
- SAF-Holland SE
- Hauptstrasse 26
SAF-Holland SE manufactures and supplies chassis-related systems and components for trucks, trailers, semi-trailers, and buses. It offers axle and suspension systems, fifth wheels, coupling systems, kingpi...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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