BFSA Stock Overview
Befesa S.A. provides environmental recycling services to the steel and aluminum industries in European and Asian markets.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||€64.40|
|52 Week High||€72.90|
|52 Week Low||€51.20|
|1 Month Change||-1.38%|
|3 Month Change||-7.74%|
|1 Year Change||11.23%|
|3 Year Change||75.96%|
|5 Year Change||n/a|
|Change since IPO||102.71%|
Recent News & Updates
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|BFSA||DE Commercial Services||DE Market|
Return vs Industry: BFSA exceeded the German Commercial Services industry which returned 6.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BFSA exceeded the German Market which returned 10% over the past year.
|BFSA Average Weekly Movement||3.7%|
|Commercial Services Industry Average Movement||5.1%|
|Market Average Movement||5.0%|
|10% most volatile stocks in DE Market||9.7%|
|10% least volatile stocks in DE Market||2.7%|
Stable Share Price: BFSA is not significantly more volatile than the rest of German stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: BFSA's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
|1987||1,537||Javier Molina Montes||https://www.befesa.com|
Befesa S.A. provides environmental recycling services to the steel and aluminum industries in European and Asian markets. It operates through two segments, Steel Dust Recycling Services and Aluminium Salt Slags Recycling Services. The Steel Dust Recycling Services segment collects and recycles steel dust and other steel residues generated in the production of crude, stainless, and galvanized steel.
Befesa Fundamentals Summary
|BFSA fundamental statistics|
Is BFSA overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|BFSA income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||€413.17m|
Last Reported Earnings
Sep 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||1.94|
|Net Profit Margin||10.61%|
How did BFSA perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.8%Current Dividend Yield
Is Befesa 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: BFSA (€64.4) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€113.33)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BFSA is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BFSA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (33.2x) compared to the German Commercial Services industry average (17.5x).
PE vs Market: BFSA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (33.2x) compared to the German market (20.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: BFSA is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.4x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BFSA is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4.2x) compared to the DE Commercial Services industry average (3.1x).
How is Befesa forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BFSA's forecast earnings growth (24% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.01%).
Earnings vs Market: BFSA's earnings (24% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the German market (10.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: BFSA's revenue (7.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the German market (5.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BFSA's revenue (7.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: BFSA's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (18.3%).
How has Befesa performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BFSA has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: BFSA's current net profit margins (10.6%) are higher than last year (8.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BFSA has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 36.3% per year.
Accelerating Growth: BFSA's earnings growth over the past year (45.5%) exceeds its 5-year average (36.3% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: BFSA earnings growth over the past year (45.5%) exceeded the Commercial Services industry 29.5%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: BFSA's Return on Equity (13.1%) is considered low.
How is Befesa's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BFSA's short term assets (€382.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (€276.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: BFSA's short term assets (€382.2M) do not cover its long term liabilities (€782.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BFSA's net debt to equity ratio (73.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: BFSA's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 319.6% to 105.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: BFSA's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (19.5%).
Interest Coverage: BFSA's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (7.6x coverage).
What is Befesa current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BFSA's dividend (1.82%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1%).
High Dividend: BFSA's dividend (1.82%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.33%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: BFSA has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: BFSA's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 4 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (53.9%), BFSA's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: BFSA's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (44.8% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Javier Molina Montes (62 yo)
Mr. Javier Molina Montes has been Chief Executive Officer of Befesa S.A. since 2000. Mr. Molina Montes has been the Chief Executive Officer at Befesa Medio Ambiente S.L. since July 2000 and serves as its P...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Javier's total compensation ($USD2.95M) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD2.03M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Javier's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: BFSA's management team is seasoned and experienced (15 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: BFSA's board of directors are considered experienced (4.3 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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 17.4%.
Befesa S.A.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Befesa S.A.
- Ticker: BFSA
- Exchange: XTRA
- Founded: 1987
- Industry: Environmental and Facilities Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Implied Market Cap: €2.576b
- Shares outstanding: 40.00m
- Website: https://www.befesa.com
Number of Employees
- Befesa S.A.
- 46, Boulevard Grande-Duchesse Charlotte
- Luxembourg City
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/01/21 21:28|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/01/21 00:00|
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.