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Executive Summary

KION GROUP AG provides industrial trucks, warehouse technology, supply chain solutions, and related services worldwide. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Reasonable growth potential and slightly overvalued.


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Share Price & News

How has KION GROUP's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: KGX has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-9.1%

KGX

-2.0%

DE Machinery

-3.2%

DE Market


1 Year Return

35.6%

KGX

4.0%

DE Machinery

0.2%

DE Market

Return vs Industry: KGX exceeded the German Machinery industry which returned 6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: KGX exceeded the German Market which returned 1.7% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

KGXIndustryMarket
7 Day-9.1%-2.0%-3.2%
30 Day-0.2%4.6%1.0%
90 Day1.6%-0.02%-2.9%
1 Year35.7%35.6%6.1%4.0%3.4%0.2%
3 Year14.5%10.4%-32.0%-35.9%1.0%-7.8%
5 Year90.2%78.3%1.8%-8.6%21.1%3.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is KION GROUP's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is KION GROUP undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

40.5%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: KGX (€72.04) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€120.99)

Significantly Below Fair Value: KGX is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: KGX is poor value based on its PE Ratio (29.4x) compared to the DE Machinery industry average (29.1x).

PE vs Market: KGX is poor value based on its PE Ratio (29.4x) compared to the German market (22.4x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: KGX is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: KGX is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.4x) compared to the DE Machinery industry average (1.5x).


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Future Growth

How is KION GROUP forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 17 analysts?

29.3%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: KGX's forecast earnings growth (29.3% per year) is above the savings rate (0.2%).

Earnings vs Market: KGX's earnings (29.3% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the German market (26.8% per year).

High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: KGX's revenue (8.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the German market (6.1% per year).

High Growth Revenue: KGX's revenue (8.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: KGX's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (13.8%).


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Past Performance

How has KION GROUP performed over the past 5 years?

16.6%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: KGX has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: KGX's current net profit margins (3.4%) are lower than last year (5.6%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: KGX's earnings have grown by 16.6% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: KGX's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: KGX had negative earnings growth (-38.8%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Machinery industry average (-38.8%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: KGX's Return on Equity (7.9%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is KION GROUP's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: KGX's short term assets (€3.3B) do not cover its short term liabilities (€4.3B).

Long Term Liabilities: KGX's short term assets (€3.3B) do not cover its long term liabilities (€6.2B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: KGX's debt to equity ratio (61.9%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: KGX's debt to equity ratio has increased from 53.6% to 61.9% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: KGX's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (35.6%).

Interest Coverage: KGX's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (8.2x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is KION GROUP current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

0.055%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: KGX's dividend (0.055%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.2%).

High Dividend: KGX's dividend (0.055%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.73%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: KGX is not paying a notable dividend for the German market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.

Growing Dividend: KGX is not paying a notable dividend for the German market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: KGX is not paying a notable dividend for the German market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of KGX's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the German market.


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Management

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

6.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Köln Riske (63 yo)

12.58yrs

Tenure

€4,454,000

Compensation

Mr. Gordon Riske, also known as Köln, serves as Non-Executive Director at Weichai International Hong Kong Energy Group Co., Limited. He has been Independent Director of Atlas Copco AB since April 23, 2020. ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Köln's total compensation ($USD5.29M) is about average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD5.26M).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Gordon Riske
CEO & Member of Executive Board12.58yrs€4.45mno data
Anke Groth
CFO, Labour Relations Director & Member of Executive Board2.33yrs€2.56mno data
Ching Quek
Chief of APAC & Americas Officer and Member of the Executive Board7.75yrs€2.53mno data
Eike Böhm
CTO & Member of Executive Board5.17yrs€2.21mno data
Karoline Jung-Senssfelder
Senior VP of Corporate Strategy & Investor Relationsno datano datano data
Joachim Kaffanke
Head of Legal & Corporate Officeno datano datano data
Michael Hauger
Senior Vice President of Corporate Communicationsno datano datano data
Christian Harm
Executive Vice President of Corporate Strategy8.75yrsno datano data
Jonathan M. Dawley
President & CEO of KION North America0.42yrno datano data

6.5yrs

Average Tenure

53yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: KGX's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.5 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Alexander Dibelius
Independent Member of Supervisory Board13.58yrs€76.50kno data
Olaf Kunz
Employee Representative Member of Supervisory Board6.08yrs€79.50kno data
Michael Macht
Chairman of the Supervisory Board1.42yrs€168.58kno data
Xuguang Tan
Member of Supervisory Board1.42yrs€38.17kno data
Birgit Behrendt
Independent Member of Supervisory Board5.75yrs€62.50kno data
Kui Jiang
Member of Supervisory Board7.83yrs€76.50kno data
Özcan Pancarci
Employee Representative Deputy Chairman of Supervisory Board4.75yrs€136.00kno data
Hans Ring
Independent Member of the Supervisory Board7.33yrs€127.50kno data
Alexandra Schädler
Employee Representative Member of Supervisory Board7yrs€104.50kno data
Ping Xu
Member of Supervisory Board5.75yrs€62.50kno data
Jörg Milla
Employee Representative Member of Supervisory Board4.92yrs€102.00kno data
Christina Reuter
Independent Member of the Supervisory Board4.42yrs€62.50kno data

5.8yrs

Average Tenure

59.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: KGX's board of directors are considered experienced (5.8 years average tenure).


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

KION GROUP AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: KION GROUP AG
  • Ticker: KGX
  • Exchange: XTRA
  • Founded: 2006
  • Industry: Construction Machinery and Heavy Trucks
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: €8.562b
  • Shares outstanding: 117.97m
  • Website: https://www.kiongroup.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • KION GROUP AG
  • Thea-Rasche-Strasse 8
  • Frankfurt am Main
  • Hessen
  • 60549
  • Germany

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
KGXDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesBearer SharesDEEURJun 2013
KGXXTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)YesBearer SharesDEEURJun 2013
0QFULSE (London Stock Exchange)YesBearer SharesGBEURJun 2013
KGXDBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesBearer SharesGBEURJun 2013
KGXWBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)YesBearer SharesATEURJun 2013
KGX NBMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)YesBearer SharesMXMXNJun 2013
KGXSWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)YesBearer SharesCHCHFJun 2013
KNNG.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesBearer SharesUSUSDJun 2013
KGXETLX (Eurotlx)YesBearer SharesITEURJun 2013
KIGR.YOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)ADRUSUSDJul 2015
KGX1DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)ADRDEEURJul 2015

Biography

KION GROUP AG provides industrial trucks, warehouse technology, supply chain solutions, and related services worldwide. The company operates through Industrial Trucks and Services, and Supply Chain Solutio ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/21 21:12
End of Day Share Price2020/10/21 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.