Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Westag & Getalit AG manufactures and sells wooden products and plastic products in Europe.

Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with proven track record.

Share Price & News

How has Westag & Getalit's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

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

Market Performance

7 Day Return




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1 Year Return




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DE Market

Return vs Industry: WUG exceeded the German Building industry which returned -7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: WUG exceeded the German Market which returned -17.2% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day0%5.4%4.3%
30 Day0%-6.0%-9.0%
90 Day-0.7%-9.3%-21.6%
1 Year2.6%2.1%-1.2%-4.1%-11.7%-14.2%
3 Year39.5%30.6%1.0%-8.6%-12.3%-19.6%
5 Year75.4%51.0%38.0%21.7%-14.0%-25.6%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

Simply Wall St News

No news available


Is Westag & Getalit 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: WUG (€29) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€71.7)

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

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: WUG is poor value based on its PE Ratio (28.8x) compared to the Building industry average (15.4x).

PE vs Market: WUG is poor value based on its PE Ratio (28.8x) compared to the German market (16.8x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate WUG's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: WUG is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.4x) compared to the DE Building industry average (1x).

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Future Growth

How is Westag & Getalit forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?


Forecasted Capital Goods industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Westag & Getalit has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

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Past Performance

How has Westag & Getalit performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: WUG has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: WUG's current net profit margins (2.3%) are higher than last year (1.7%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: WUG's earnings have declined by -7.9% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: WUG's earnings growth over the past year (34.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (-7.9% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: WUG earnings growth over the past year (34.3%) exceeded the Building industry 7.6%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: WUG's Return on Equity (5%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Westag & Getalit's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: WUG's short term assets (€86.8M) exceed its short term liabilities (€26.8M).

Long Term Liabilities: WUG's short term assets (€86.8M) exceed its long term liabilities (€33.6M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: WUG is debt free.

Reducing Debt: WUG has not had any debt for past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: WUG has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: WUG has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet

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What is Westag & Getalit's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: WUG's dividend (0.41%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.65%).

High Dividend: WUG's dividend (0.41%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (4.87%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

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

Growing Dividend: WUG 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: WUG is not paying a notable dividend for the German market.

Future Payout to Shareholders

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

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


Average board tenure


Wilhelm Beckers (58yo)

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Mr. Wilhelm Beckers has been the Chairman of Management Board and Chief Executive Officer at Westag & Getalit AG since January 01, 2014 and serves as its Head of Business Unit Doors/Frames. 

Board Members

Matthijs Schoten
Chairman of the Supervisory Board2.17yrsno datano data
Dietmar Lewe
Employee Representative Member of the Supervisory Boardno datano datano data
Stefano Mion
Member of Supervisory Board2.17yrsno datano data
Kevin Zehles
Member of Supervisory Board2.17yrsno datano data
Anne Schouten
Member of Supervisory Board0.83yrno datano data


Average Tenure

Experienced Board: WUG's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.2 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.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Westag & Getalit AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Westag & Getalit AG
  • Ticker: WUG
  • Exchange: XTRA
  • Founded: 1901
  • Industry: Building Products
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: €141.321m
  • Shares outstanding: 5.35m
  • Website: https://www.westag-getalit.com

Number of Employees


  • Westag & Getalit AG
  • Hellweg 15
  • Rheda-Wiedenbrück
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
  • 33378
  • Germany


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
A254V8DUSE (Dusseldorf Stock Exchange)PREF NPVDEEURNo data
WUGDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURJan 1992
WUG3DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)Non-Voting No Par Preference SharesDEEURJan 1992
0NMWLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesGBEURJan 1992
WUGXTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURJan 1992
WUG3XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)Non-Voting No Par Preference SharesDEEURJan 1992
0NMXLSE (London Stock Exchange)Non-Voting No Par Preference SharesGBEURJan 1992


Westag & Getalit AG manufactures and sells wooden products and plastic products in Europe. It operates in two divisions, Doors/Frames and Surfaces/Elements. The Doors/Frames division provides technical/high-performance doors/frames, such as fire/smoke protection, acoustic door sets, and burglar-resistant systems; living space doors/frames; lattice walls; and special doors to the timber traders, builders’ merchants, DIY stores, builders’ hardware distributors, and dry liners. The Surfaces/Elements division offers formwork panels, vehicle panels, industry floors, stage floors, and sandwich panels for the timber traders, construction, automotive, wagon building, and plant engineering industries; and high pressure laminates, kitchen worktops, window sills, interior construction products, and solid surface materials to the timber traders, DIY stores, interior construction, and furniture industries. The company also exports its products. Westag & Getalit AG was founded in 1901 and is headquartered in Rheda-Wiedenbrück, Germany. As of August 21, 2018, Westag & Getalit AG operates as a subsidiary of Broadview Industries AG.  

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/03/31 22:25
End of Day Share Price2020/01/02 00:00
Annual Earnings2018/12/31

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.