AR4 Stock Overview
AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA is a private equity firm specializing in acquisitions, growth, complex transaction structures/carve outs, add on acquisitions, redemption of existing creditors, management buyouts, management buy-ins, P2Ps, industry consolidation, strategic acquisitions in special target industries for existing platform investments in lower middle market companies.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||€19.60|
|52 Week High||€30.90|
|52 Week Low||€17.94|
|1 Month Change||-14.71%|
|3 Month Change||-2.78%|
|1 Year Change||-22.16%|
|3 Year Change||-46.51%|
|5 Year Change||-64.15%|
|Change since IPO||308.59%|
Recent News & Updates
|AR4||DE Capital Markets||DE Market|
Return vs Industry: AR4 underperformed the German Capital Markets industry which returned -11% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AR4 exceeded the German Market which returned -28.1% over the past year.
|AR4 Average Weekly Movement||5.4%|
|Capital Markets Industry Average Movement||5.4%|
|Market Average Movement||5.7%|
|10% most volatile stocks in DE Market||9.8%|
|10% least volatile stocks in DE Market||2.9%|
Stable Share Price: AR4 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of German stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: AR4's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA is a private equity firm specializing in acquisitions, growth, complex transaction structures/carve outs, add on acquisitions, redemption of existing creditors, management buyouts, management buy-ins, P2Ps, industry consolidation, strategic acquisitions in special target industries for existing platform investments in lower middle market companies. The firm acquires, restructures and eventually sells companies in special situations including corporate spin-offs, corporate carve-outs, platform build-up succession issues, and privately held companies with issues. It seeks to invest in company spin-offs and medium-sized companies with unresolved succession, significant operational problems, and balance sheet problems due to high debt levels.
AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE KGaA Fundamentals Summary
|AR4 fundamental statistics|
Is AR4 overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|AR4 income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||€1.83b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
Nov 10, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||1.87|
|Net Profit Margin||1.73%|
How did AR4 perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
7.7%Current Dividend Yield
Is AR4 undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 5/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for AR4?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is AR4's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does AR4's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|AR4 PE Ratio vs Peers|
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Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: AR4 is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (10.5x) compared to the peer average (14.6x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does AR4's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the DE Capital Markets Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: AR4 is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (10.5x) compared to the German Capital Markets industry average (10.2x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is AR4's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||10.5x|
|Fair PE Ratio||19.8x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: AR4 is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (10.5x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (19.8x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of AR4 when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: AR4 (€19.6) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€45.88)
Significantly Below Fair Value: AR4 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price and analysts are within a statistically confident range of agreement.
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How is AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE KGaA forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Future Growth Score2/6
Future Growth Score 2/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: AR4's forecast earnings growth (16.4% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.01%).
Earnings vs Market: AR4's earnings (16.4% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the German market (9.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: AR4's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: AR4's revenue (1.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the German market (3.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: AR4's revenue (1.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: AR4's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (12.2%).
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How has AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE KGaA performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score0/6
Past Performance Score 0/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: AR4 has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: AR4's current net profit margins (1.7%) are lower than last year (4.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: AR4's earnings have declined by 1.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: AR4's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: AR4 had negative earnings growth (-45.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Capital Markets industry average (12.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: AR4's Return on Equity (10.9%) is considered low.
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How is AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE KGaA's financial position?
Financial Health Score3/6
Financial Health Score 3/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: AR4's short term assets (€1.5B) exceed its short term liabilities (€1.0B).
Long Term Liabilities: AR4's short term assets (€1.5B) exceed its long term liabilities (€697.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: AR4's net debt to equity ratio (20%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: AR4's debt to equity ratio has increased from 51.3% to 73.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: AR4's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if AR4's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
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What is AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE KGaA current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 4/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
|AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE KGaA Dividend Yield vs Market|
|Company (AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE KGaA)||7.7%|
|Market Bottom 25% (DE)||1.7%|
|Market Top 25% (DE)||5.7%|
|Industry Average (Capital Markets)||3.2%|
|Analyst forecast in 3 Years (AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE KGaA)||7.7%|
Notable Dividend: AR4's dividend (7.65%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.67%).
High Dividend: AR4's dividend (7.65%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (5.72%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: AR4's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: AR4's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: At its current payout ratio (84.1%), AR4's payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: AR4 is paying a dividend but the company has no free cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. Matthias T ubl is the Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director and Director of AURELIUS Management SE. He was Chief Executive Officer and previously had been Vice President and Member of the Executiv...
Experienced Management: AR4's management team is considered experienced (4.2 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: AR4's board of directors are considered experienced (5.4 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.
|Owner Type||Number of Shares||Ownership Percentage|
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
|Ownership||Name||Shares||Current Value||Change %||Portfolio %|
AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA
- Ticker: AR4
- Exchange: XTRA
- Founded: 2006
- Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
- Sector: Diversified Financials
- Implied Market Cap: €516.819m
- Shares outstanding: 27.10m
- Website: https://www.aurelius-group.com/en/equity-opportunities/
Number of Employees
- AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA
- Ludwig-Ganghofer-Straße 6
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|AR4||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Bearer Shares||DE||EUR||Jun 2006|
|AR4||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Bearer Shares||DE||EUR||Jun 2006|
|AULR.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Bearer Shares||US||USD||Jun 2006|
|AR4D||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Bearer Shares||GB||EUR||Jun 2006|
|0W1D||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Bearer Shares||GB||EUR||Jun 2006|
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/10/03 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/10/03 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.