XTRA:KU2

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Executive Summary

KUKA Aktiengesellschaft, an automation company, provides robot-based automation solutions worldwide. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Moderate growth potential with mediocre balance sheet.


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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.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0.3%

KU2

-0.4%

DE Machinery

0.7%

DE Market


1 Year Return

5.5%

KU2

14.3%

DE Machinery

3.6%

DE Market

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.


Shareholder returns

KU2IndustryMarket
7 Day0.3%-0.4%0.7%
30 Day-1.8%5.9%5.5%
90 Day1.9%15.0%12.4%
1 Year5.9%5.5%16.9%14.3%6.9%3.6%
3 Year-67.9%-68.4%-26.9%-31.5%5.4%-3.9%
5 Year-43.9%-45.3%6.4%-5.1%41.6%21.8%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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

1.54x

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.


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Future Growth

How is KUKA forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

109.2%

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%).


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Past Performance

How has KUKA performed over the past 5 years?

-52.1%

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.


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Financial Health

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.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is KUKA current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

0.40%

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.


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Management

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

2.1yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Peter Mohnen (52 yo)

2.08yrs

Tenure

€2,408,000

Compensation

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.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Peter Mohnen
CEO & Interim Chair of Executive Board2.08yrs€2.41mno data
Andreas Pabst
CFO & Member of Executive Board2.08yrs€1.36mno data
Wilfried Eberhardt
Chief Marketing Officer & Member of the Supervisory Board12.67yrs€30.00kno data
Christian Tarragona
Head of Research & Developmentno datano datano data
Holger Ewald
Chief Information Officerno datano datano data
Kerstin Heinrich
Head of Investor Relationsno datano datano data
Marcus Gebert
Chief Compliance Officer1.67yrsno datano data
Wolfgang Meisen
Head of Corporate Communicationno datano datano data
Silvia Buchinger
Head of Corporate Human Resourcesno datano datano data
Bernd Liepert
Chief Innovation Officerno data€739.00kno data
Stephan Miller
Head of Corporate Strategyno datano datano data
Engelbert Titz
Head of Technology In Corporate Facility Managementno datano datano data

2.1yrs

Average Tenure

52yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: KU2's management team is considered experienced (2.1 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Wilfried Eberhardt
Chief Marketing Officer & Member of the Supervisory Board12.67yrs€30.00kno data
Henning Kagermann
Independent Member of Supervisory Board3.25yrs€75.00kno data
Wolf Prellwitz
Honorary Chairman of the Supervisory Boardno datano datano data
Michael Leppek
Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board7.33yrs€150.00kno data
Carola Leitmeir
Employee Representative Member of Supervisory Board11.5yrs€90.00kno data
Armin Kolb
Employee Representative Member of the Supervisory Board7.58yrs€90.00kno data
Myriam Meyer
Independent Member of Supervisory Board2.58yrs€90.00kno data
Min Liu
Member of Supervisory Board3.92yrs€90.00kno data
Yanmin Gu
Chairman of Supervisory Board3.92yrs€225.00kno data
Tanja Smolenski
Employee Representative Member of Supervisory Board3.08yrs€60.00kno data
Manfred Hüttenhofer
Employee representative Member of Supervisory Board2.58yrs€60.00kno data
Helmut Zodl
Supervisory Board Member1yrno datano data

3.9yrs

Average Tenure

54yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: KU2's board of directors are considered experienced (3.9 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

KUKA Aktiengesellschaft's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • 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


Location

  • KUKA Aktiengesellschaft
  • Zugspitzstrasse 140
  • Augsburg
  • Bavaria
  • 86165
  • Germany

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
KUKA.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesBearer SharesUSUSDJan 1992
KU2DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesBearer SharesDEEURJan 1992
KU2SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)YesBearer SharesCHCHFJan 1992
KU2XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)YesBearer SharesDEEURJan 1992
0JOELSE (London Stock Exchange)YesBearer SharesGBEURJan 1992
KU2DBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesBearer SharesGBEURJan 1992
KUKA.YOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)ADRUSUSDDec 2013
KU2ADB (Deutsche Boerse AG)ADRDEEURDec 2013

Biography

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

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/01/21 19:31
End of Day Share Price2021/01/21 00:00
Earnings2020/09/30
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.