KUKA Aktiengesellschaft, an automation company, provides robot-based automation solutions worldwide. More Details
Moderate growth potential with mediocre balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has KUKA's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: KU2 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of German stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: KU2's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: KU2 underperformed the German Machinery industry which returned 14.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: KU2 exceeded the German Market which returned 3.6% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is KUKA's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 month ago | Simply Wall StIs KUKA (ETR:KU2) Using Too Much Debt?
3 months ago | Simply Wall StIf You Had Bought KUKA's (ETR:KU2) Shares Three Years Ago You Would Be Down 79%
5 months ago | Simply Wall StKUKA (ETR:KU2) Is Making Moderate Use Of Debt
Is KUKA 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: KU2 (€37.4) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€3.44)
Significantly Below Fair Value: KU2 is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: KU2 is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the DE Machinery industry average.
PE vs Market: KU2 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 KU2's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: KU2's PB Ratio (1.5x) is in line with the DE Machinery industry average.
How is KUKA forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: KU2 is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (0.07%).
Earnings vs Market: KU2 is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: KU2's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: KU2's revenue (4.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the German market (6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: KU2's revenue (4.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: KU2's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (3.3%).
How has KUKA performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: KU2 is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: KU2 is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: KU2 is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 52.1% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare KU2's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: KU2 is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Machinery industry (-48%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: KU2 has a negative Return on Equity (-9.18%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is KUKA's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: KU2's short term assets (€1.9B) exceed its short term liabilities (€1.3B).
Long Term Liabilities: KU2's short term assets (€1.9B) exceed its long term liabilities (€666.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: KU2's debt to equity ratio (42.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: KU2's debt to equity ratio has increased from 24% to 42.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: KU2's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (26%).
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if KU2's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is KUKA current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: KU2's dividend (0.4%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (0.97%).
High Dividend: KU2's dividend (0.4%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.5%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: KU2 is not paying a notable dividend for the German market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: KU2 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: KU2 is not paying a notable dividend for the German market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of KU2'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
Peter Mohnen (52 yo)
Mr. Peter Mohnen serves as Chief Executive Officer and Interim Chair of Executive Board of KUKA Aktiengesellschaft since December 6, 2018. Mr. Mohnen served as the Chief Financial Officer at KUKA Aktienges...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Peter's total compensation ($USD2.92M) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD1.59M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Peter's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|CEO & Interim Chair of Executive Board||2.08yrs||€2.41m||no data|
|CFO & Member of Executive Board||2.08yrs||€1.36m||no data|
|Chief Marketing Officer & Member of the Supervisory Board||12.67yrs||€30.00k||no data|
|Head of Research & Development||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Information Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Head of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Compliance Officer||1.67yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Corporate Communication||no data||no data||no data|
|Head of Corporate Human Resources||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Innovation Officer||no data||€739.00k||no data|
|Head of Corporate Strategy||no data||no data||no data|
|Head of Technology In Corporate Facility Management||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: KU2's management team is considered experienced (2.1 years average tenure).
|Chief Marketing Officer & Member of the Supervisory Board||12.67yrs||€30.00k||no data|
|Independent Member of Supervisory Board||3.25yrs||€75.00k||no data|
|Honorary Chairman of the Supervisory Board||no data||no data||no data|
|Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board||7.33yrs||€150.00k||no data|
|Employee Representative Member of Supervisory Board||11.5yrs||€90.00k||no data|
|Employee Representative Member of the Supervisory Board||7.58yrs||€90.00k||no data|
|Independent Member of Supervisory Board||2.58yrs||€90.00k||no data|
|Member of Supervisory Board||3.92yrs||€90.00k||no data|
|Chairman of Supervisory Board||3.92yrs||€225.00k||no data|
|Employee Representative Member of Supervisory Board||3.08yrs||€60.00k||no data|
|Employee representative Member of Supervisory Board||2.58yrs||€60.00k||no data|
|Supervisory Board Member||1yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: KU2'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.
KUKA Aktiengesellschaft's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: KUKA Aktiengesellschaft
- Ticker: KU2
- Exchange: XTRA
- Founded: 1898
- Industry: Industrial Machinery
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: €1.476b
- Shares outstanding: 39.78m
- Website: https://www.kuka.com
Number of Employees
- KUKA Aktiengesellschaft
- Zugspitzstrasse 140
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|KUKA.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Bearer Shares||US||USD||Jan 1992|
|KU2||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Bearer Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 1992|
|KU2||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Bearer Shares||CH||CHF||Jan 1992|
|KU2||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Bearer Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 1992|
|0JOE||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Bearer Shares||GB||EUR||Jan 1992|
|KU2D||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Bearer Shares||GB||EUR||Jan 1992|
|KUKA.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||ADR||US||USD||Dec 2013|
|KU2A||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||ADR||DE||EUR||Dec 2013|
KUKA Aktiengesellschaft, an automation company, provides robot-based automation solutions worldwide. It operates through five segments: Systems, Robotics, Swisslog, Swisslog Healthcare, and China. The comp...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/01/21 19:31|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/01/21 00:00|
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