Klöckner & Co SE, through its subsidiaries, distributes steel and metal products.
Flawless balance sheet with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Klöckner & Co's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: KCO's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
DE Trade Distributors
1 Year Return
DE Trade Distributors
Return vs Industry: KCO underperformed the German Trade Distributors industry which returned -27.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: KCO underperformed the German Market which returned -20.6% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Klöckner & Co's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StKlöckner & Co SE Annual Results: Here's What Analysts Are Forecasting For Next Year
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StDid Changing Sentiment Drive Klöckner & Co's (ETR:KCO) Share Price Down A Worrying 57%?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StShould You Worry About Klöckner & Co SE's (ETR:KCO) CEO Salary Level?
Is Klöckner & Co 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: KCO (€3.17) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€2.58)
Significantly Below Fair Value: KCO is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: KCO is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Trade Distributors industry average.
PE vs Market: KCO 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 KCO's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: KCO is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.3x) compared to the DE Trade Distributors industry average (1x).
How is Klöckner & Co forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: KCO is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (-0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: KCO is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: KCO's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: KCO's revenue (0.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the German market (4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: KCO's revenue (0.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% 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 (2.9%).
How has Klöckner & Co performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: KCO is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: KCO is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: KCO is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 39.1% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare KCO's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: KCO is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Trade Distributors industry (22.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: KCO has a negative Return on Equity (-4.64%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Klöckner & Co's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: KCO's short term assets (€1.9B) exceed its short term liabilities (€825.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: KCO's short term assets (€1.9B) exceed its long term liabilities (€908.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: KCO's debt to equity ratio (35.5%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: KCO's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 54.5% to 35.5% over the past 5 years.
Inventory Level: KCO has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: KCO's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 4.6x debt).
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: Whilst unprofitable KCO has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: KCO is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by -10.8% per year.
What is Klöckner & Co's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate KCO's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate KCO's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if KCO's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if KCO's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: KCO is not paying a notable dividend for the German market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of KCO'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 management tenure
Gisbert Rühl (60yo)
Mr. Gisbert Rühl serves as the Chairman of Management Board and Chief Executive Officer at Klöckner & Co SE since May 2019 and its Member of of Management Board since July 2005 also served as Chief Executi ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Gisbert's total compensation ($USD3.61M) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD1.09M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Gisbert's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|Chairman of Management Board & CEO||10.42yrs||€3.35m||no data|
|CFO & Member of Management Board||0.67yr||€917.00k||no data|
|CEO of Americas||0.67yr||€3.13m||no data|
|Head of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Head of Corporate Communications||no data||no data||no data|
|CEO of kloeckner.i||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: KCO's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|Independent Chairman of the Supervisory Board||13.92yrs||€172.00k||no data|
|Independent Member of Supervisory Board||3.92yrs||€64.00k||no data|
|Independent Member of Supervisory Board||3.92yrs||€60.00k||no data|
|Independent Member of Supervisory Board||4.75yrs||€52.00k||no data|
|Independent Member of Supervisory Board||2.92yrs||€90.00k||no data|
|Independent Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board||1.92yrs||€85.00k||no data|
Experienced Board: KCO's board of directors are considered experienced (3.9 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 company bio, 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
- Market Cap: €315.809m
- Shares outstanding: 99.75m
- Website: https://www.kloeckner.com
Number of Employees
- Klöckner & Co SE
- Am Silberpalais 1
- North Rhine-Westphalia
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|KCO||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Bearer Shares||DE||EUR||Jun 2006|
|KCO||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Bearer Shares||DE||EUR||Jun 2006|
|0KVR||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Bearer Shares||GB||EUR||Jun 2006|
|KLKN.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Bearer Shares||US||USD||Jun 2006|
|KCOD||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Bearer Shares||GB||EUR||Jun 2006|
|KCO||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Bearer Shares||CH||CHF||Jun 2006|
|KCO||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||Yes||Bearer Shares||AT||EUR||Jun 2006|
|KCO||ETLX (Eurotlx)||Yes||Bearer Shares||IT||EUR||Jun 2006|
Klöckner & Co SE, through its subsidiaries, distributes steel and metal products. It operates through Kloeckner Metals US, Kloeckner Metals Services Europe, Kloeckner Metals Switzerland, and Kloeckner Metals Distribution Europe segments. The company’s product portfolio includes flat steel products, such as thin sheet and strips, as well as thick sheets; long steel products comprising merchant bars, sectional steel, and beams; tubes and hollow sections that include structural hollow sections, precision tubes, and seamless heavy-wall pipes; stainless steel and high-grade steel, including sheet, profiles, and tubes; aluminum profiles, sheets, strips, and plates; and special products for building installations, roof and wall construction, and water supply. It also provides various services, including cutting and splitting of steel strips; forming and manufacturing of pressed parts; CNC turning/milling; 2D/3D tube laser cutting; laser and water jet cutting; processing of structural steel; plasma and oxy-fuel cutting; shot blasting and primer painting; and sawing/drilling/rounding off. In addition, the company offers warehousing, logistics, and materials management services. It serves small to medium-sized steel and metal consumers, primarily from the construction industry, as well as machinery and mechanical engineering industries; and supplies intermediate products for the automotive, shipbuilding, and consumer goods industries. The company was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in Duisburg, Germany.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/04/03 22:05|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/03 00:00|
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