ALBA SE provides environmental services in Europe.
Flawless balance sheet average dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has ALBA's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ABA has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
DE Commercial Services
1 Year Return
DE Commercial Services
Return vs Industry: ABA exceeded the German Commercial Services industry which returned -32.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ABA underperformed the German Market which returned -17.5% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is ALBA's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StALBA SE (FRA:ABA) Might Not Be A Great Investment
1 month ago | Simply Wall StWe Think ALBA (FRA:ABA) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt
2 months ago | Simply Wall StWe Wouldn't Rely On ALBA's (FRA:ABA) Statutory Earnings As A Guide
Is ALBA 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: ABA (€57.5) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€74.68)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ABA is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ABA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (163.8x) compared to the Commercial Services industry average (95.2x).
PE vs Market: ABA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (163.8x) compared to the German market (16.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate ABA's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ABA is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4.5x) compared to the DE Commercial Services industry average (2.5x).
How is ALBA forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Commercial Services 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 ALBA 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 ALBA'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.
- ALBA competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Commercial Services industry.
How has ALBA performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ABA has a large one-off gain of €562.0K impacting its June 30 2019 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: ABA became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ABA has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 58.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: ABA has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: ABA has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Commercial Services industry (10.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: ABA's Return on Equity (2.7%) is considered low.
How is ALBA's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ABA's short term assets (€144.6M) exceed its short term liabilities (€45.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: ABA's short term assets (€144.6M) exceed its long term liabilities (€31.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ABA's debt to equity ratio (3.6%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: ABA's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 27.6% to 3.6% over the past 5 years.
Inventory Level: ABA has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: ABA's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 31.8x debt).
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: ABA is profitable, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
Forecast Cash Runway: ABA is profitable, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
What is ALBA's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: ABA's dividend (5.65%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.71%).
High Dividend: ABA's dividend (5.65%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (4.98%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: ABA's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: ABA's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (925.8%), ABA's dividend payments are not 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?
ALBA 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
ALBA SE's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: ALBA SE
- Ticker: ABA
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 1991
- Industry: Environmental and Facilities Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: €565.800m
- Shares outstanding: 9.84m
- Website: https://www.interseroh.com
Number of Employees
- ALBA SE
- Stollwerckstrasse 9a
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|ABA||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jun 1998|
|0K7C||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||EUR||Jun 1998|
ALBA SE provides environmental services in Europe. The company provides transport packaging, sales packaging, containers, kraft paper sacks, deposit solutions, recyclable plastics, waste electrical and electronic equipment, energy-saving bulbs and fluorescent tubes, plastic roofing and waterproofing sheets, and sorting services. It also offers consulting service for facility management and the improvement of recycling rates, pan-European packaging licensing, clearing service, battery recycling, and packaging optimization services, as well as services for dealing with the EU Chemicals Regulation. In addition, it is involved in refurbishing IT and communication devices for reuse, and reusable printer ink/toner cartridges; disposal and waste management activities; and the provision of property and facility management services. Further, the company engages in pooling of returnable transport packaging, pooling of pallets, and reverse logistics operations; and recyclable material trading business. The company was formerly known as INTERSEROH SE and changed its name to ALBA SE in July 2012. ALBA SE was founded in 1991 and is based in Cologne, Germany.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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