Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG provides multi-channel for mail communication.
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High growth potential with adequate balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Francotyp-Postalia Holding's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: FPH's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
DE Commercial Services
1 Year Return
DE Commercial Services
Return vs Industry: FPH exceeded the German Commercial Services industry which returned -28.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: FPH exceeded the German Market which returned -14.1% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Francotyp-Postalia Holding's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Francotyp-Postalia Holding 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: FPH (€3.12) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€13.35)
Significantly Below Fair Value: FPH is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: FPH is poor value based on its PE Ratio (188.2x) compared to the Commercial Services industry average (91.6x).
PE vs Market: FPH is poor value based on its PE Ratio (188.2x) compared to the German market (16.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: FPH is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (4.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: FPH is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.3x) compared to the DE Commercial Services industry average (2.8x).
How is Francotyp-Postalia Holding forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: FPH's forecast earnings growth (39% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: FPH's earnings (39% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the German market (14.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: FPH's revenue (5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the German market (4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: FPH's revenue (5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: FPH's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (25.7%)
How has Francotyp-Postalia Holding performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: FPH has a large one-off loss of €7.0M impacting its September 30 2019 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: FPH's current net profit margins (0.1%) are lower than last year (2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: FPH's earnings have declined by -23.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: FPH's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: FPH had negative earnings growth (-94.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Commercial Services industry average (10.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: FPH's Return on Equity (0.7%) is considered low.
How is Francotyp-Postalia Holding's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: FPH's short term assets (€81.7M) do not cover its short term liabilities (€85.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: FPH's short term assets (€81.7M) exceed its long term liabilities (€64.5M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: FPH's debt to equity ratio (103%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: FPH's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 125.8% to 103% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: FPH's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (74.7%).
Interest Coverage: FPH earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
Inventory Level: FPH has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: FPH's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 2.2x debt).
What is Francotyp-Postalia Holding's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: FPH's dividend (1.01%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.66%).
High Dividend: FPH's dividend (1.01%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (4.86%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: FPH has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: FPH has only been paying a dividend for 6 years, and since then payments have fallen.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (189.5%), FPH's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: FPH's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (35.4% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Rüdiger Günther (61yo)
Mr. Rüdiger Andreas Günther has been the Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Chairman of the Management Board at Francotyp Postalia Holding AG since January 11, 2016. Mr. Günther ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Rüdiger's total compensation ($USD1.09M) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD429.96K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Rüdiger's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive Chairman of the Management Board||4.17yrs||€987.00k||0.13% €59.3k|
|COO, Chief Digital Officer & Member of Management Board||5.08yrs||€661.00k||0.059% €28.1k|
|Chief Sales Officer & Member of Management Board||1.75yrs||€526.00k||0.031% €14.9k|
|Head of Treasury||no data||no data||no data|
|VP of Corporate Communications||no data||no data||no data|
|Vice-President of Marketing & Product Management||no data||no data||no data|
|Managing Director of FP Hanse in Hamburg||13.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Innovation Projects||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: FPH's management team is considered experienced (4.6 years average tenure).
|Chairman of Supervisory Board||6.92yrs||€45.00k||0.82% €387.4k|
|Member of Supervisory Board||6.75yrs||€30.00k||1.89% €894.0k|
|Member of Supervisory Board||0.33yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: FPH's board of directors are considered experienced (6.8 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.
Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG
- Ticker: FPH
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 1923
- Industry: Office Services and Supplies
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: €47.391m
- Shares outstanding: 15.90m
- Website: https://www.fp-francotyp.com
Number of Employees
- Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG
- Prenzlauer Promenade 28
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|FPH||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Nov 2006|
|FPH||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Nov 2006|
|0NAC||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||EUR||Nov 2006|
|FPHd||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Common Stock||GB||EUR||Nov 2006|
Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG provides multi-channel for mail communication. It operates through four segments: Production, Sales Germany, International Sales, and Central Functions. The company develops and manufactures franking systems; sells and rents franking and inserting systems; and offers extensive services. It also sells consumables, such as tapes or ink cartridges; and provides software solutions for cost centre management, as well as teleporto services. In addition, the company engages in collecting post and sorting them by postcode, and delivering them in batches to a regional office of Deutsche Post or an alternative postal distributor. Further, it provides hybrid mail services and solutions for digital communication; solutions for incoming mail processing; and digital communication services comprising products for long-term storage and protection of electronic documents using encryption and signature software, such as FP Sign, a cloud-based solution for the legally binding digital signing and exchange of contracts and documents. Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG has a strategic partnership with Heinz Lackmann GmbH & Co. KG to offer energy supply companies with the remote monitoring of energy systems. The company was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in Berlin, Germany.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/03/27 21:38|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/27 00:00|
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