Alexanderwerk Aktiengesellschaft engages in the development, production, and sale of compaction and granulation machines for the chemical, pharmaceutical, and powder industries worldwide. More Details
Flawless balance sheet and slightly overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Alexanderwerk's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ALX is not significantly more volatile than the rest of German stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ALX's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: ALX exceeded the German Machinery industry which returned 6.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ALX exceeded the German Market which returned 2.8% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Alexanderwerk's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 month ago | Simply Wall StAlexanderwerk Aktiengesellschaft (FRA:ALX) Passed Our Checks, And It's About To Pay A €0.22 Dividend
1 month ago | Simply Wall StIs Alexanderwerk Aktiengesellschaft's (FRA:ALX) Recent Stock Performance Influenced By Its Fundamentals In Any Way?
3 months ago | Simply Wall StLittle Excitement Around Alexanderwerk Aktiengesellschaft's (FRA:ALX) Earnings
Is Alexanderwerk 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: ALX (€20) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€80.66)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ALX is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ALX is poor value based on its PE Ratio (47.6x) compared to the DE Machinery industry average (33x).
PE vs Market: ALX is poor value based on its PE Ratio (47.6x) compared to the German market (23.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate ALX's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ALX is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.7x) compared to the DE Machinery industry average (1.6x).
How is Alexanderwerk 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 Alexanderwerk 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.
- Examine Alexanderwerk's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
- Alexanderwerk competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Capital Goods industry.
How has Alexanderwerk performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ALX has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ALX's current net profit margins (3.5%) are lower than last year (15.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ALX's earnings have grown by 10.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ALX's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: ALX had negative earnings growth (-82.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Machinery industry average (-48%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: ALX's Return on Equity (5.6%) is considered low.
How is Alexanderwerk's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ALX's short term assets (€17.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (€5.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: ALX's short term assets (€17.0M) exceed its long term liabilities (€4.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ALX's debt to equity ratio (9.5%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: ALX had negative shareholder equity 5 years ago, but is now positive and has therefore improved.
Debt Coverage: ALX's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (384.8%).
Interest Coverage: ALX's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (7.1x coverage).
What is Alexanderwerk current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: ALX's dividend (0.75%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.15%).
High Dividend: ALX's dividend (0.75%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.65%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: ALX has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: ALX has only been paying a dividend for 2 years, and since then payments have fallen.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (35.7%), ALX's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Dr. -Ing. Alexander Schmidt has been Chief Executive Officer and Member of Executive Board at Alexanderwerk AG since January 10, 2016.
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Alexander's total compensation ($USD0.00) is below average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD471.32K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Alexander's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
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.
Alexanderwerk Aktiengesellschaft's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Alexanderwerk Aktiengesellschaft
- Ticker: ALX
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 1885
- Industry: Industrial Machinery
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: €36.000m
- Shares outstanding: 1.80m
- Website: https://www.alexanderwerk.com
Number of Employees
- Alexanderwerk Aktiengesellschaft
- Kippdorfstrasse 6-24
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|ALX||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1992|
|0DK0||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||EUR||Jan 1992|
Alexanderwerk Aktiengesellschaft engages in the development, production, and sale of compaction and granulation machines for the chemical, pharmaceutical, and powder industries worldwide. Its products incl...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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