RATIONAL Aktiengesellschaft develops, produces, and sells professional cooking appliances for industrial kitchens worldwide.
Flawless balance sheet with outstanding track record.
Share Price & News
How has RATIONAL's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: RAA's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: RAA exceeded the German Machinery industry which returned -29.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: RAA exceeded the German Market which returned -14.3% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is RATIONAL's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 days ago | Simply Wall StDoes RATIONAL Aktiengesellschaft's (ETR:RAA) Past Performance Indicate A Stronger Future?
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StHere's What Analysts Are Forecasting For RATIONAL Aktiengesellschaft (ETR:RAA) After Its Full-Year Results
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StA Sliding Share Price Has Us Looking At RATIONAL Aktiengesellschaft's (ETR:RAA) P/E Ratio
Is RATIONAL undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: RAA (€490) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€404.04)
Significantly Below Fair Value: RAA is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: RAA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (32.5x) compared to the Machinery industry average (11.4x).
PE vs Market: RAA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (32.5x) compared to the German market (17.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: RAA is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (5.4x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: RAA is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (10.8x) compared to the DE Machinery industry average (1.1x).
How is RATIONAL forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: RAA's forecast earnings growth (6% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: RAA's earnings (6% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the German market (14.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: RAA's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: RAA's revenue (8.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the German market (3.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: RAA's revenue (8.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: RAA's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (27.8%)
How has RATIONAL performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: RAA has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: RAA's current net profit margins (20.3%) are higher than last year (20.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: RAA's earnings have grown by 8.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: RAA's earnings growth over the past year (9.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (8.4% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: RAA earnings growth over the past year (9.1%) exceeded the Machinery industry -19.9%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: RAA's Return on Equity (33.2%) is considered high.
How is RATIONAL's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: RAA's short term assets (€495.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (€146.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: RAA's short term assets (€495.1M) exceed its long term liabilities (€34.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: RAA's debt to equity ratio (1.9%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: RAA's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 10.5% to 1.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: RAA's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (2072.6%).
Interest Coverage: RAA's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (1350.4x coverage).
What is RATIONAL's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: RAA's dividend (1.16%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.57%).
High Dividend: RAA's dividend (1.16%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (4.68%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: RAA's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: RAA's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (37.8%), RAA's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: RAA's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (69% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Peter Stadelmann (54yo)
Dr. Peter Stadelmann, Dipl.-Volkswirt has been the Chairman of Executive Board at Rational AG since January 2014 and has been its the Chief Executive Officer since January 1, 2014 and serves as its Chief F ...
|Chairman of Executive Board||6.25yrs||no data||no data|
|CTO & Member of Executive Board||20.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Sales & Marketing Officer and Member of Executive Board||6.33yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Group Accounting & Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: RAA's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.3 years average tenure).
|Member of Supervisory Board||3.25yrs||€150.00k||no data|
|Chairman of Supervisory Board||2.67yrs||€268.00k||no data|
|Member of Supervisory Board||2.5yrs||€150.00k||no data|
|Deputy Chairman of Supervisory Board||2.67yrs||€212.00k||no data|
|Member of Supervisory Board||5yrs||€150.00k||no data|
|Member of Supervisory Board||5yrs||€150.00k||no data|
|Member of the Supervisory Board||0.92yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: RAA's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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.
RATIONAL Aktiengesellschaft's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: RATIONAL Aktiengesellschaft
- Ticker: RAA
- Exchange: XTRA
- Founded: 1973
- Industry: Industrial Machinery
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: €5.610b
- Shares outstanding: 11.37m
- Website: https://www.rational-online.com
Number of Employees
- RATIONAL Aktiengesellschaft
- Siegfried-Meister-Strasse 1
- Landsberg am Lech
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|RAA||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Registered Shares||DE||EUR||Mar 2000|
|RAA||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Registered Shares||DE||EUR||Mar 2000|
|0FRJ||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Registered Shares||GB||EUR||Mar 2000|
|RTLL.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Registered Shares||US||USD||Mar 2000|
|RAAD||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Registered Shares||GB||EUR||Mar 2000|
|RAA||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Registered Shares||CH||CHF||Mar 2000|
|RAA||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||Yes||Registered Shares||AT||EUR||Mar 2000|
|RAA||ETLX (Eurotlx)||Yes||Registered Shares||IT||EUR||Mar 2000|
|RATI.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||UNSPONSORED ADR||US||USD||Sep 2013|
RATIONAL Aktiengesellschaft develops, produces, and sells professional cooking appliances for industrial kitchens worldwide. The company offers SelfCookingCenter and CombiMaster Plus combi-steamers; care products for combi-steamers; and VarioCooking Center, a multifunctional cooking appliance that cooks in liquids or direct contact with heat. The company also offers accessories, service parts, and services for its products. It serves restaurants and hotels; catering operations, such as company canteens, hospitals, schools, universities, military facilities, prisons, and retirement homes; and quick service restaurants, caterers, supermarkets, bakeries, snack outlets, butchers' shops, and service stations. The company sells its products through independent distribution partners. RATIONAL Aktiengesellschaft was founded in 1973 and is headquartered in Landsberg am Lech, Germany.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/10 03:06|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/09 00:00|
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