FRIWO AG develops, manufactures, and sells power supplies and chargers worldwide.
Imperfect balance sheet unattractive dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has FRIWO's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: CEA has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: CEA underperformed the German Electrical industry which returned 32.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CEA underperformed the German Market which returned 4.4% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is FRIWO's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 months ago | Simply Wall StDid Changing Sentiment Drive FRIWO's (ETR:CEA) Share Price Down A Painful 73%?
3 months ago | Simply Wall StIs FRIWO (ETR:CEA) A Risky Investment?
4 months ago | Simply Wall StHow Does FRIWO AG (ETR:CEA) Fare As A Dividend Stock?
Is FRIWO 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: CEA (€8.2) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€4.91)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CEA is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CEA is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Electrical industry average.
PE vs Market: CEA 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 CEA's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CEA is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.7x) compared to the DE Electrical industry average (2.8x).
How is FRIWO 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 FRIWO 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 CEA’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.
- FRIWO 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 FRIWO performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CEA is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: CEA is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CEA is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 4.8% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare CEA's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: CEA is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Electrical industry (60.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: CEA has a negative Return on Equity (-4.95%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is FRIWO's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CEA's short term assets (€44.8M) exceed its short term liabilities (€31.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: CEA's short term assets (€44.8M) exceed its long term liabilities (€10.5M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CEA's debt to equity ratio (109.9%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: CEA's debt to equity ratio has increased from 63.9% to 109.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CEA's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if CEA's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is FRIWO's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: CEA's dividend (4.88%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.27%).
High Dividend: CEA's dividend (4.88%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.75%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: CEA has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: CEA's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 9 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: CEA is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. Rolf Schwirz serves as Chief Executive Officer at FRIWO AG since 2017. He serves as a Managing Director of FRIWO Gerätebau GmbH. Mr. Schwirz served as Chairman of Management Board and Chief Executive O ...
|Personnel Officer & Member of the Supervisory Board||no data||€10.00k||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer||3.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Financial Officer||1.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Finance & Production and Member of Management Board||6.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Operation Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Technology Officer||1.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Sales Officer||1.42yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: CEA's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
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.
FRIWO AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: FRIWO AG
- Ticker: CEA
- Exchange: XTRA
- Founded: 1967
- Industry: Electrical Components and Equipment
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: €63.140m
- Shares outstanding: 7.70m
- Website: https://www.friwo-ag.de
Number of Employees
- FRIWO AG
- Von-Liebig-Strasse 11
- North Rhine-Westphalia
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|CEA||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Bearer Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 1992|
|CEA||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Bearer Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 1992|
FRIWO AG develops, manufactures, and sells power supplies and chargers worldwide. The company was formerly known as CEAG AG and changed its name to FRIWO AG in 2009. FRIWO AG was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Ostbevern, Germany. FRIWO AG is a subsidiary of VTC Industriebeteiligungen GmbH & Co. KG.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/06/05 22:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/06/05 00:00|
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.