SFC Energy AG develops, produces, and distributes power generation systems and components for off-grid and on-grid applications based on fuel cells and other technologies in North America, Germany, rest of Europe, Asia, and internationally. More Details
Excellent balance sheet with reasonable growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has SFC Energy's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: F3C is not significantly more volatile than the rest of German stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.
Volatility Over Time: F3C's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: F3C exceeded the German Electrical industry which returned 49.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: F3C exceeded the German Market which returned 3.6% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is SFC Energy's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is SFC Energy 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: F3C (€20.65) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€23.57)
Significantly Below Fair Value: F3C is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: F3C is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the DE Electrical industry average.
PE vs Market: F3C 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 F3C's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: F3C is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (7.4x) compared to the DE Electrical industry average (4.7x).
How is SFC Energy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: F3C is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (0.07%).
Earnings vs Market: F3C is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: F3C's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: F3C's revenue (17.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the German market (6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: F3C's revenue (17.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: F3C's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (7.1%).
How has SFC Energy performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: F3C is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: F3C is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: F3C is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 40.2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare F3C's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: F3C is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Electrical industry (20.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: F3C has a negative Return on Equity (-7.78%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is SFC Energy's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: F3C's short term assets (€39.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (€15.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: F3C's short term assets (€39.1M) exceed its long term liabilities (€12.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: F3C's debt to equity ratio (9.9%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: F3C's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 23.8% to 9.9% over the past 5 years.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: F3C has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if F3C has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is SFC Energy current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate F3C's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate F3C'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 F3C's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if F3C'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 F3C'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 board tenure
Dr. Peter Podesser serves as Chief Executive Officer and Board Chairman at SFC Energy AG. Dr. Podesser is responsible for SFC Energy AG’s segments clean energy & mobility as well as defense & security. Sin...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Peter's total compensation ($USD1.96M) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD933.48K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Peter's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|Independent Chairman of Supervisory Board||8.67yrs||€50.00k||no data|
|Independent Member of Supervisory Board||6.67yrs||€25.00k||0.054% |
|Supervisory Board Member||0.58yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: F3C's board of directors are considered experienced (6.7 years average tenure).
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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 11.7%.
SFC Energy AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: SFC Energy AG
- Ticker: F3C
- Exchange: XTRA
- Founded: 2000
- Industry: Electrical Components and Equipment
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: €252.931m
- Shares outstanding: 14.47m
- Website: https://www.sfc.com
Number of Employees
- SFC Energy AG
- Eugen-SAenger-Ring 7
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|F3C||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Apr 2006|
|F3C||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Apr 2006|
|0MVY||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||EUR||Apr 2006|
|SSMF.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Apr 2006|
|F3CD||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Common Stock||GB||EUR||Apr 2006|
SFC Energy AG develops, produces, and distributes power generation systems and components for off-grid and on-grid applications based on fuel cells and other technologies in North America, Germany, rest of...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/01/21 18:40|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/01/21 00:00|
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