Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

LEWAG Holding Aktiengesellschaft, through its subsidiary, HEGLA GmbH & Co.

Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet with solid track record.

Share Price & News

How has LEWAG Holding's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: KGR 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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Return vs Industry: KGR exceeded the German Machinery industry which returned -10.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: KGR exceeded the German Market which returned 14.1% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day0%-1.8%0.1%
30 Day3.3%-3.7%0.2%
90 Day2.0%-1.3%3.3%
1 Year21.1%18.3%-7.9%-10.7%17.6%14.1%
3 Year97.5%83.1%-19.2%-24.9%14.8%4.8%
5 Year161.6%129.0%-0.4%-11.6%22.2%5.4%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is LEWAG Holding's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

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Is LEWAG Holding 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: KGR (€15.5) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€5.72)

Significantly Below Fair Value: KGR is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: KGR is good value based on its PE Ratio (15.2x) compared to the Machinery industry average (15.8x).

PE vs Market: KGR is good value based on its PE Ratio (15.2x) compared to the German market (20.9x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: KGR is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.8x) compared to the DE Machinery industry average (1.5x).

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Future Growth

How is LEWAG Holding 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 LEWAG Holding 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 LEWAG Holding performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: KGR has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: KGR's current net profit margins (5.3%) are higher than last year (5.1%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: KGR's earnings have grown by 16.4% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: KGR's earnings growth over the past year (17.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (16.4% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: KGR earnings growth over the past year (17.1%) exceeded the Machinery industry -14.4%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: KGR's Return on Equity (11.4%) is considered low.

Return on Assets

Return on Capital Employed

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Financial Health

How is LEWAG Holding's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: KGR's short term assets (€54.7M) exceed its short term liabilities (€40.4M).

Long Term Liabilities: KGR's short term assets (€54.7M) exceed its long term liabilities (€4.4M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: KGR's debt to equity ratio (23%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: KGR's debt to equity ratio has increased from 21.6% to 23% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: KGR's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (53.7%).

Interest Coverage: KGR's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (129.4x coverage).

Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: KGR has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: KGR's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 5.6x debt).

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What is LEWAG Holding's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: KGR's dividend (2.26%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.31%).

High Dividend: KGR's dividend (2.26%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.57%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, KGR has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

Growing Dividend: KGR's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 9 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (34.4%), KGR'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.

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


LEWAG Holding has no CEO, or we have no data on them.


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

LEWAG Holding Aktiengesellschaft's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: LEWAG Holding Aktiengesellschaft
  • Ticker: KGR
  • Exchange: DB
  • Founded: 1873
  • Industry: Industrial Machinery
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: €73.656m
  • Shares outstanding: 4.75m
  • Website: https://www.lewag.de

Number of Employees


  • LEWAG Holding Aktiengesellschaft
  • Industriestrasse 21
  • Beverungen
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
  • 37688
  • Germany


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
KGRDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURApr 2010


LEWAG Holding Aktiengesellschaft, through its subsidiary, HEGLA GmbH & Co. KG, engages in the manufacture and sale of machinery and systems, warehousing and logistics systems, and vehicle bodies. Its products are used in flat glass manufacturing and processing industries, as well as in related industries. The company operates primarily in Germany, France, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Russia. The company was founded in 1873 and is headquartered in Beverungen, Germany. LEWAG Holding Aktiengesellschaft is a subsidiary of HEVA Verwaltungs- und Anlagengesellschaft mbH & Co KG. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/19 22:00
End of Day Share Price2020/02/19 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.