KCO Stock Overview
Klöckner & Co SE, through its subsidiaries, distributes steel and metal products.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||€7.57|
|52 Week High||€13.50|
|52 Week Low||€7.11|
|1 Month Change||-34.23%|
|3 Month Change||-43.08%|
|1 Year Change||-34.46%|
|3 Year Change||43.78%|
|5 Year Change||-17.90%|
|Change since IPO||-49.02%|
Recent News & Updates
Bullish: Analysts Just Made A Decent Upgrade To Their Klöckner & Co SE (ETR:KCO) Forecasts
Klöckner & Co SE ( ETR:KCO ) shareholders will have a reason to smile today, with the analysts making substantial...
|KCO||DE Trade Distributors||DE Market|
Return vs Industry: KCO underperformed the German Trade Distributors industry which returned -21.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: KCO underperformed the German Market which returned -23% over the past year.
|KCO Average Weekly Movement||6.4%|
|Trade Distributors Industry Average Movement||4.8%|
|Market Average Movement||5.6%|
|10% most volatile stocks in DE Market||10.0%|
|10% least volatile stocks in DE Market||2.8%|
Stable Share Price: KCO is not significantly more volatile than the rest of German stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: KCO's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Klöckner & Co SE, through its subsidiaries, distributes steel and metal products. It operates through three segments: Kloeckner Metals US, Kloeckner Metals EU, and Kloeckner Metals Non-EU. The company’s product portfolio includes flat steel products; long steel products; tubes and hollow sections; stainless steel and high-grade steel; aluminum products; and special products for building installations, roof and wall construction, and water supply.
Klöckner & Co Fundamentals Summary
|KCO fundamental statistics|
Is KCO overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|KCO income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||€6.37b|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
Aug 03, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||7.04|
|Net Profit Margin||8.40%|
How did KCO perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
13.2%Current Dividend Yield
Is KCO undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 5/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for KCO?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is KCO's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does KCO's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|KCO PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: KCO is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (1.1x) compared to the peer average (18.8x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does KCO's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Trade Distributors Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: KCO is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (1.1x) compared to the German Trade Distributors industry average (15.2x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is KCO's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||1.1x|
|Fair PE Ratio||5.2x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: KCO is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (1.1x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (5.2x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of KCO when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: KCO (€7.57) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€12.02)
Significantly Below Fair Value: KCO is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: KCO's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
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How is Klöckner & Co forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: KCO's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-53.1% per year).
Earnings vs Market: KCO's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-53.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: KCO's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: KCO's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-4.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: KCO's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-4.2% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: KCO's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (3.3%).
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How has Klöckner & Co performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score3/6
Past Performance Score 3/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: KCO has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: KCO became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: KCO's earnings have grown significantly by 37.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: KCO has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: KCO has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Trade Distributors industry (66%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: KCO's Return on Equity (36.4%) is considered high.
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How is Klöckner & Co's financial position?
Financial Health Score3/6
Financial Health Score 3/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: KCO's short term assets (€3.4B) exceed its short term liabilities (€1.6B).
Long Term Liabilities: KCO's short term assets (€3.4B) exceed its long term liabilities (€867.5M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: KCO's net debt to equity ratio (50.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: KCO's debt to equity ratio has increased from 51.3% to 54.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: KCO's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: KCO's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (125.2x coverage).
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What is Klöckner & Co current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 4/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: KCO's dividend (13.21%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.47%).
High Dividend: KCO's dividend (13.21%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (4.57%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: KCO has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: KCO's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 7 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (14.2%), KCO's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: KCO is paying a dividend but the company has no free cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Bonn Kerkhoff (54 yo)
Mr. Guido Kerkhoff, also known as Bonn, serves as the Chief Executive Officer at Klöckner & Co SE since May 13, 2021. He has been Chairman of the Management Board at Klöckner & Co SE since May 12, 2021. He...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Bonn's total compensation ($USD2.60M) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD1.34M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Bonn's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: KCO's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: KCO's board of directors are considered experienced (5.6 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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Klöckner & Co SE's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Klöckner & Co SE
- Ticker: KCO
- Exchange: XTRA
- Founded: 1906
- Industry: Trading Companies and Distributors
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Implied Market Cap: €755.108m
- Shares outstanding: 99.75m
- Website: https://www.kloeckner.com
Number of Employees
- Klöckner & Co SE
- Am Silberpalais 1
- North Rhine-Westphalia
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/06/24 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/06/24 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.