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Joh. Friedrich Behrens

Executive Summary

Joh. Friedrich Behrens AG develops, manufactures, and sells fastening technology for wood and wood-like materials worldwide.


Snowflake Analysis

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.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

JFB

1.2%

DE Building

2.7%

DE Market


1 Year Return

-45.8%

JFB

8.4%

DE Building

10.3%

DE Market

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.


Shareholder returns

JFBIndustryMarket
7 Day0%1.2%2.7%
30 Day-3.7%3.4%1.9%
90 Day-40.9%10.2%17.0%
1 Year-45.8%-45.8%11.9%8.4%12.8%10.3%
3 Yearn/a8.4%-2.5%7.1%-1.4%
5 Yearn/a63.7%44.0%18.2%2.3%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Joh. Friedrich Behrens's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Joh. Friedrich Behrens undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

0.19x

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).


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Future Growth

How is Joh. Friedrich Behrens forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

12.7%

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.


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Past Performance

How has Joh. Friedrich Behrens performed over the past 5 years?

-52.0%

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.


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Financial Health

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.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

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.


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Management

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

€241k

CEO Compensation


CEO

Tobias Fischer-Zernin

no data

Tenure

€241,000

Compensation

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 ...


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

Joh. Friedrich Behrens AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • 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


Location

  • Joh. Friedrich Behrens AG
  • Bogenstrasse 43-45
  • Ahrensburg
  • Schleswig-Holstein
  • 22926
  • Germany

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
JFBBST (Boerse-Stuttgart)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURJan 1992

Biography

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

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/08/11 20:33
End of Day Share Price2020/08/11 00:00
Earnings2019/12/31
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.