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F3C

SFC Energy XTRA:F3C Stock Report

Last Price

€24.60

Market Cap

€356.0m

7D

2.1%

1Y

-15.0%

Updated

24 Jun, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
F3C fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation0/6
Future Growth5/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends0/6

F3C Stock Overview

SFC Energy AG develops, produces, and distributes systems and solutions for stationary and mobile off-grid power supply based on hydrogen and direct methanol fuel cells worldwide.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for SFC Energy
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price€24.60
52 Week High€35.40
52 Week Low€18.28
Beta1.21
1 Month Change4.68%
3 Month Change-8.04%
1 Year Change-15.03%
3 Year Change67.35%
5 Year Change508.01%
Change since IPO-24.31%

Recent News & Updates

May 10
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Shareholder Returns

F3CDE ElectricalDE Market
7D2.1%-0.4%-0.1%
1Y-15.0%-34.6%-22.0%

Return vs Industry: F3C exceeded the German Electrical industry which returned -35.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: F3C exceeded the German Market which returned -23% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is F3C's price volatile compared to industry and market?
F3C volatility
F3C Average Weekly Movement7.7%
Electrical Industry Average Movement6.4%
Market Average Movement5.6%
10% most volatile stocks in DE Market10.0%
10% least volatile stocks in DE Market2.8%

Stable Share Price: F3C is more volatile than 75% 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, but is still higher than 75% of German stocks.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
2000316Peter Podesserhttps://www.sfc.com

SFC Energy AG develops, produces, and distributes systems and solutions for stationary and mobile off-grid power supply based on hydrogen and direct methanol fuel cells worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Clean Energy and Clean Power Management. It offers EFOY Hydrogen 2.5 fuel cells for higher power ranges; EFOY Pro fuel cells for on-board power supply in vehicles, as well as off-grid power supply, such as monitoring systems, measuring stations, and oil and gas applications; EFOY fuel cells, which ensures automatic recharge of the batteries; SFC EMILY for military and security applications; SFC JENNY, a portable fuel cell for military applications; and SFC Power Manager 3G, a portable power distributor and battery charger that enables the soldiers to use various energy sources available in the field, such as hybrid batteries, solar panels, and vehicle power and fuel cells to power devices or charge batteries.

SFC Energy Fundamentals Summary

How do SFC Energy's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
F3C fundamental statistics
Market Cap€355.96m
Earnings (TTM)-€3.37m
Revenue (TTM)€65.24m

5.5x

P/S Ratio

-105.6x

P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
F3C income statement (TTM)
Revenue€65.24m
Cost of Revenue€43.20m
Gross Profit€22.04m
Other Expenses€25.41m
Earnings-€3.37m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date

Aug 18, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)-0.23
Gross Margin33.79%
Net Profit Margin-5.17%
Debt/Equity Ratio6.2%

How did F3C perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.

Valuation

Is F3C undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

0/6

Valuation Score 0/6

  • Price-To-Sales vs Peers

  • Price-To-Sales vs Industry

  • Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PEG Ratio

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for F3C?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

F3C key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue5.3x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA311.2x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers

How does F3C's PS Ratio compare to its peers?

F3C PS Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PS ratio for F3C vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPSEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average1.4x

Price-To-Sales vs Peers: F3C is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (5.5x) compared to the peer average (1.4x).


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does F3C's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Electrical Industry?

Price-To-Sales vs Industry: F3C is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (5.5x) compared to the German Electrical industry average (1.8x)


Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is F3C's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

F3C PS Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PS Ratio5.5x
Fair PS Ratio2.4x

Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: F3C is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (5.5x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Sales Ratio (2.4x).


Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of F3C when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: F3C (€24.6) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€3.16)

Significantly Below Fair Value: F3C is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate F3C's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


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Future Growth

How is SFC Energy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?

Future Growth Score

5/6

Future Growth Score 5/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


89.2%

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 (-0.05%).

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 is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: F3C's revenue (32.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the German market (4.8% per year).

High Growth Revenue: F3C's revenue (32.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster 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 (15%).


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Past Performance

How has SFC Energy performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

0/6

Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


-23.4%

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, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 23.4% 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 (77.3%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: F3C has a negative Return on Equity (-6.84%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is SFC Energy's financial position?

Financial Health Score

6/6

Financial Health Score 6/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Stable Cash Runway

  • Forecast Cash Runway

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: F3C's short term assets (€56.7M) exceed its short term liabilities (€22.8M).

Long Term Liabilities: F3C's short term assets (€56.7M) exceed its long term liabilities (€14.3M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: F3C has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: F3C's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 80.4% to 6.2% over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet


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: F3C has sufficient cash runway for 2.3 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 4.8% each year.


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Dividend

What is SFC Energy current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

0/6

Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage

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.


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as F3C has not reported any payouts.


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Management

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

1.5yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Peter Podesser (54 yo)

no data

Tenure

€2,319,105

Compensation

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 ($USD2.45M) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD975.81K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Peter's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Board Members

Experienced Board: F3C's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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

SFC Energy AG's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: SFC Energy AG
  • Ticker: F3C
  • Exchange: XTRA
  • Founded: 2000
  • Industry: Electrical Components and Equipment
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Implied Market Cap: €355.956m
  • Shares outstanding: 14.47m
  • Website: https://www.sfc.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • SFC Energy AG
  • Eugen-Saenger-Ring 7
  • Brunnthal
  • Bavaria
  • 85649
  • Germany

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/06/24 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/06/24 00:00
Earnings2022/03/31
Annual Earnings2021/12/31


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.