GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft focuses on the development and production of process technology and components for the food processing industry worldwide.
Flawless balance sheet with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has GEA Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: G1A has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: G1A exceeded the German Machinery industry which returned -15.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: G1A exceeded the German Market which returned 6.1% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is GEA Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 year ago | Simply Wall StHow Do GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft’s (FRA:G1A) Returns On Capital Compare To Peers?
1 year ago | Simply Wall StIs GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft's (FRA:G1A) ROE Of 8.4% Concerning?
1 year ago | Simply Wall StHow Has GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft's (FRA:G1A) Earnings Fared Against The Long Term Trend
Is GEA 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: G1A (€25.75) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€31.29)
Significantly Below Fair Value: G1A is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: G1A is poor value based on its PE Ratio (53x) compared to the Machinery industry average (15.3x).
PE vs Market: G1A is poor value based on its PE Ratio (53x) compared to the German market (20.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: G1A is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: G1A is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2x) compared to the DE Machinery industry average (1.3x).
How is GEA Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 22 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: G1A's forecast earnings growth (41.5% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: G1A's earnings (41.5% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the German market (13% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: G1A's revenue (2.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the German market (5.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: G1A's revenue (2.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: G1A's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (12%).
How has GEA Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: G1A has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: G1A's current net profit margins (1.8%) are lower than last year (4.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: G1A's earnings have declined by -15.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: G1A's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: G1A had negative earnings growth (-57.7%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Machinery industry average (-14.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: G1A's Return on Equity (3.7%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is GEA Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: G1A's short term assets (€2.7B) exceed its short term liabilities (€2.1B).
Long Term Liabilities: G1A's short term assets (€2.7B) exceed its long term liabilities (€1.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: G1A is debt free.
Reducing Debt: G1A has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 38.5%.
Debt Coverage: G1A has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: G1A has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
Inventory Level: G1A has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: G1A's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are -16x debt).
What is GEA Group's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: G1A's dividend (3.29%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.43%).
High Dividend: G1A's dividend (3.29%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.8%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: G1A's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: G1A's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (174.1%), G1A's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: G1A's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (47% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Stefan Klebert (54yo)
Mr. Stefan Klebert, Dipl.-Ing., MBA, has been Chairman of the Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer at GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft since February 18, 2019 and serves as its Member of Executive Board ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Stefan's total compensation ($USD1.64M) is below average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD3.47M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Stefan's compensation with company performance.
|Chairman of the Executive Board & CEO||1yrs||€1.51m||no data|
|Member of Executive Board||4.1yrs||€1.67m||no data|
|CFO & Member of Executive Board||0.8yrs||no data||no data|
|COO & Member of the Executive Board||0.08yrs||no data||no data|
|Interim Head of Investor Relations||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Corporate Media & Press||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Country Managing Director for Sweden & Finland||4.3yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of DACH & Eastern Europe Region||3yrs||no data||no data|
|Regional Head of North & Central Europe||3yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Manager of Investor Relations||0yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: G1A's management team is considered experienced (3 years average tenure).
|Chairman of Supervisory Board||3.8yrs||€251.00k||no data|
|Employee Representative Member of Supervisory Board||0yrs||€101.00k||no data|
|Employee Representative Deputy Chairman of Supervisory Board||3.3yrs||€126.00k||no data|
|Member of Supervisory Board||8.8yrs||€58.00k||no data|
|Member of Supervisory Board||16.4yrs||€97.00k||no data|
|Member of Supervisory Board||0yrs||€134.00k||no data|
|Employee Representative Member of Supervisory Board||14yrs||€98.00k||no data|
|Member of Supervisory Board||3.8yrs||€57.00k||no data|
|Employee Representative Member of Supervisory Board||8.8yrs||€57.00k||no data|
|Employee Representative Member of Supervisory Board||5.3yrs||€98.00k||no data|
Experienced Board: G1A's board of directors are considered experienced (7 years average tenure).
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.
GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft
- Ticker: G1A
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 1881
- Industry: Industrial Machinery
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: €4.668b
- Shares outstanding: 180.49m
- Website: https://www.gea.com
Number of Employees
- GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft
- Peter-Müller-Strasse 12
- North Rhine-Westphalia
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|G1A||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Bearer Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 1992|
|G1A||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Bearer Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 1992|
|0MPJ||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Bearer Shares||GB||EUR||Jan 1992|
|GEAG.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Bearer Shares||US||USD||Jan 1992|
|G1AD||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Bearer Shares||GB||EUR||Jan 1992|
|G1A||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Bearer Shares||CH||CHF||Jan 1992|
|G1A||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||Yes||Bearer Shares||AT||EUR||Jan 1992|
|G1A||ETLX (Eurotlx)||Yes||Bearer Shares||IT||EUR||Jan 1992|
|GEAG.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||SPON ADR EACH REPR 1ORD||US||USD||Jul 2008|
|G1AA||BST (Boerse-Stuttgart)||SPON ADR EACH REPR 1ORD||DE||EUR||Jul 2008|
GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft focuses on the development and production of process technology and components for the food processing industry worldwide. It operates in two segments, Business Area Equipment and Business Area Solutions. The Business Area Equipment segment offers separators, valves, pumps, homogenizers, and refrigeration compressors, as well as process technology solutions for food processing and packaging applications; and dairy equipment, feeding systems, and slurry engineering solutions. The Business Area Solutions segment provides process solutions for the food and beverages, pharma, and chemical industries. The company was formerly known as mg technologies ag and changed its name to GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft in 2005. GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft was founded in 1881 and is headquartered in Düsseldorf, Germany.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/26 20:53|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/26 00:00|
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