Joh. Friedrich Behrens AG develops, manufactures, and sells fastening technology for wood and wood-like materials worldwide.
Imperfect balance sheet and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Joh. Friedrich Behrens's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: JFB's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: JFB underperformed the German Building industry which returned 7.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: JFB underperformed the German Market which returned 8.8% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Joh. Friedrich Behrens's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Joh. Friedrich Behrens undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate JFB's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate JFB's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: JFB is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the DE Building industry average.
PE vs Market: JFB is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the German market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate JFB's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: JFB is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.2x) compared to the DE Building industry average (1.1x).
How is Joh. Friedrich Behrens forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Capital Goods 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 Joh. Friedrich Behrens 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.
- Take a look at our analysis of JFB’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.
- Joh. Friedrich Behrens competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Capital Goods industry.
How has Joh. Friedrich Behrens performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: JFB is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: JFB is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: JFB is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 52% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare JFB's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: JFB is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Building industry (22.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: JFB has a negative Return on Equity (-7.43%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Joh. Friedrich Behrens's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: JFB's short term assets (€58.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (€48.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: JFB's short term assets (€58.5M) exceed its long term liabilities (€40.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: JFB's debt to equity ratio (333.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: JFB's debt to equity ratio has increased from 255.7% to 333.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: JFB's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (3.5%).
Interest Coverage: JFB is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.
What is Joh. Friedrich Behrens's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate JFB's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate JFB'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 JFB's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if JFB'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 JFB'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?
Mr. Tobias Fischer-Zernin serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Joh. Friedrich Behrens AG and has been its Chairman of the Management Board since 1996 and Member of Management Board since 1993. Mr. Fisc ...
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.
Joh. Friedrich Behrens AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Joh. Friedrich Behrens AG
- Ticker: JFB
- Exchange: BST
- Founded: 1910
- Industry: Building Products
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: €3.640m
- Shares outstanding: 2.80m
- Website: https://www.bea-group.com
Number of Employees
- Joh. Friedrich Behrens AG
- Bogenstrasse 43-45
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|JFB||BST (Boerse-Stuttgart)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 1992|
Joh. Friedrich Behrens AG develops, manufactures, and sells fastening technology for wood and wood-like materials worldwide. It offers machine tools, such as compressed air and gas operated nail and stapli ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/08/11 20:33|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/08/11 00:00|
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