STS Group AG develops, manufactures, and supplies products and solutions for acoustic and thermal insulation, and components made of plastics or composite materials for the automobile and trucking industries in Germany and internationally.
Fair value with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has STS Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SF3 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: SF3 underperformed the German Machinery industry which returned -2.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SF3 underperformed the German Market which returned 15.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is STS Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StDo Institutions Own Shares In STS Group AG (ETR:SF3)?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StIs STS Group (ETR:SF3) Using Too Much Debt?
2 months ago | Simply Wall StIntroducing STS Group (ETR:SF3), The Stock That Tanked 76%
Is STS Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: SF3 (€4.8) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€18.37)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SF3 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SF3 is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Machinery industry average.
PE vs Market: SF3 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 SF3's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SF3 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.4x) compared to the DE Machinery industry average (1.5x).
How is STS Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SF3 is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (-0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: SF3 is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: SF3's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SF3's revenue (2.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the German market (4.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SF3's revenue (2.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SF3's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (5.2%).
How has STS Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SF3 is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: SF3 is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SF3 is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -16.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare SF3's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: SF3 is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Machinery industry (-0.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SF3 has a negative Return on Equity (-8.99%), as it is currently unprofitable.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is STS Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SF3's short term assets (€152.6M) do not cover its short term liabilities (€153.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: SF3's short term assets (€152.6M) exceed its long term liabilities (€58.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SF3's debt to equity ratio (68.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if SF3's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SF3's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (36.6%).
Interest Coverage: SF3 is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.
Inventory Level: SF3 has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: SF3's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 2.9x debt).
What is STS Group's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SF3's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SF3'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 SF3's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SF3's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: SF3 is not paying a notable dividend for the German market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of SF3's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the German market.
What is the CEO of STS Group's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?
Average management tenure
Andreas Becker 0
Mr. Andreas Becker has been Chief Executive Officer of STS Group AG since 2017 and its Member of the Management Board of STS Group AG since 20 February 2017. From 1996 to 2013, Mr. Becker held several seni ...
Management Age and Tenure
Experienced Management: SF3's management team is considered experienced (2.4 years average tenure).
Board Age and Tenure
Experienced Board: SF3's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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 been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 117.4%.
Ulrich Hauck (55yo)
CFO & Member of Management Board
- Tenure: 0.7yrs
CEO & Member of the Management Board
- Tenure: 2.9yrs
COO & Member of the Management Board
- Tenure: 2.4yrs
Head of Investor Relations
- Tenure: 0yrs
Kristian Schleede (61yo)
Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board
- Tenure: 1.9yrs
Member of the Supervisory Board
- Tenure: 1.6yrs
Chairman of the Supervisory Board
- Tenure: 1.9yrs
STS Group AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: STS Group AG
- Ticker: SF3
- Exchange: XTRA
- Founded: 1934
- Industry: Construction Machinery and Heavy Trucks
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: €28.575m
- Shares outstanding: 5.95m
- Website: https://sts.group
Number of Employees
- STS Group AG
- Zeppelinstrasse 4
- Freising District
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SF3||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Ordinary Bearer Shares||DE||EUR||May 2018|
|SF3||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Bearer Shares||DE||EUR||May 2018|
STS Group AG develops, manufactures, and supplies products and solutions for acoustic and thermal insulation, and components made of plastics or composite materials for the automobile and trucking industri ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2019/12/14 21:38|
|End of Day Share Price||2019/12/13 00:00|
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