GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft engages in the development and production of systems and components for the food processing industry worldwide. More Details
Excellent balance sheet average dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has GEA Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: G1A is less volatile than 75% of German stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.
Volatility Over Time: G1A's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: G1A underperformed the German Machinery industry which returned 43.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: G1A underperformed the German Market which returned 29.1% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is GEA Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StGEA Group Aktiengesellschaft's (ETR:G1A) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 31% Above Its Share Price
4 weeks ago | Simply Wall StReturns On Capital At GEA Group (ETR:G1A) Have Stalled
1 month ago | Simply Wall StRead This Before Buying GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft (ETR:G1A) For Its Dividend
Is GEA Group 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: G1A (€34.2) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€44.76)
Significantly Below Fair Value: G1A is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: G1A is poor value based on its PE Ratio (52x) compared to the German Machinery industry average (40.5x).
PE vs Market: G1A is poor value based on its PE Ratio (52x) compared to the German market (26.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: G1A is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: G1A is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3x) compared to the DE Machinery industry average (2.1x).
How is GEA Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 18 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: G1A's forecast earnings growth (16.6% per year) is above the savings rate (0.01%).
Earnings vs Market: G1A's earnings (16.6% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the German market (14.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: G1A's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: G1A's revenue (4.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the German market (5.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: G1A's revenue (4.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: G1A's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (14.9%).
How has GEA Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: G1A has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: G1A became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: G1A's earnings have declined by 44.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: G1A has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: G1A has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Machinery industry (-26.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: G1A's Return on Equity (5.8%) is considered low.
How is GEA Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: G1A's short term assets (€2.8B) exceed its short term liabilities (€2.0B).
Long Term Liabilities: G1A's short term assets (€2.8B) exceed its long term liabilities (€1.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: G1A's debt to equity ratio (17.1%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: G1A's debt to equity ratio has increased from 16.3% to 17.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: G1A's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (210.5%).
Interest Coverage: G1A's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (13.9x coverage).
What is GEA Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: G1A's dividend (2.49%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.01%).
High Dividend: G1A's dividend (2.49%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.17%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: G1A's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: G1A's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (129.3%), G1A's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: G1A's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (49.2% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Stefan Klebert (55 yo)
Mr. Stefan Klebert, Dipl.-Ing., MBA, has been Chairman of the Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer at GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft since February 18, 2019 and serves as its Member of Executive Board...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Stefan's total compensation ($USD4.38M) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD2.93M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Stefan's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: G1A's management team is considered experienced (2.2 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: G1A's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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.
GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft
- Ticker: G1A
- Exchange: XTRA
- Founded: 1881
- Industry: Industrial Machinery
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: €6.157b
- Shares outstanding: 180.49m
- Website: https://www.gea.com
Number of Employees
- GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft
- Peter-MUeller-Strasse 12
- North Rhine-Westphalia
GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft engages in the development and production of systems and components for the food processing industry worldwide. It operates in five divisions, Separation and Flow Technologies,...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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