VERBIO Vereinigte BioEnergie AG produces and supplies biofuels in Germany and rest of Europe. More Details
Flawless balance sheet and good value.
Share Price & News
How has VERBIO Vereinigte BioEnergie's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: VBK's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
DE Oil and Gas
1 Year Return
DE Oil and Gas
Return vs Industry: VBK underperformed the German Oil and Gas industry which returned 101.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: VBK exceeded the German Market which returned 6% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is VERBIO Vereinigte BioEnergie's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
6 days ago | Simply Wall StImproved Earnings Required Before VERBIO Vereinigte BioEnergie AG (ETR:VBK) Shares Find Their Feet
1 week ago | Simply Wall StWe're Not So Sure You Should Rely on VERBIO Vereinigte BioEnergie's (ETR:VBK) Statutory Earnings
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StVERBIO Vereinigte BioEnergie AG (ETR:VBK) Could Be Riskier Than It Looks
Is VERBIO Vereinigte BioEnergie 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: VBK (€17.34) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€70.21)
Significantly Below Fair Value: VBK is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: VBK is poor value based on its PE Ratio (20.6x) compared to the XE Oil and Gas industry average (10.4x).
PE vs Market: VBK is good value based on its PE Ratio (20.6x) compared to the German market (22x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: VBK is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.9x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: VBK is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.9x) compared to the DE Oil and Gas industry average (2.3x).
How is VERBIO Vereinigte BioEnergie forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: VBK's forecast earnings growth (23.3% per year) is above the savings rate (0.2%).
Earnings vs Market: VBK's earnings (23.3% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the German market (27.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: VBK's revenue (8.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the German market (6.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: VBK's revenue (8.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: VBK's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (14.8%).
How has VERBIO Vereinigte BioEnergie performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: VBK has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: VBK's current net profit margins (6.1%) are lower than last year (7.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: VBK's earnings have grown by 7.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: VBK's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: VBK had negative earnings growth (-0.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Oil and Gas industry average (-9.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: VBK's Return on Equity (13.9%) is considered low.
How is VERBIO Vereinigte BioEnergie's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: VBK's short term assets (€251.6M) exceed its short term liabilities (€98.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: VBK's short term assets (€251.6M) exceed its long term liabilities (€45.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: VBK's debt to equity ratio (8%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: VBK's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 18.7% to 8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: VBK's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (154.7%).
Interest Coverage: VBK's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (73.7x coverage).
What is VERBIO Vereinigte BioEnergie current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: VBK's dividend (1.15%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.15%).
High Dividend: VBK's dividend (1.15%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.66%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, VBK has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: VBK's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 5 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (23.8%), VBK's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: VBK's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (21% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Claus Sauter (54 yo)
Mr. Claus Sauter is the Founder and Chairman of Management Board of VERBIO Vereinigte BioEnergie AG and has been its Chief Executive Officer since May 2006. Mr. Sauter served as Chief Financial Officer of ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Claus's total compensation ($USD0.00) is below average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD1.55M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Claus's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
|Vice Chairman of Management Board and COO of Bioethanol & Biomethane||9.33yrs||€612.00k||no data|
|COO of Procurement & Logistics and Member of Management Board||9.92yrs||€603.00k||15.23% |
|COO of Biodiesel||9.33yrs||€613.00k||no data|
|COO of VERBIO North America & Member of Management Board||0.17yr||no data||no data|
|Chief Investor Relations Officer||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: VBK's management team is seasoned and experienced (9.3 years average tenure).
|Chairman of the Supervisory Board||12.42yrs||€60.00k||no data|
|Member of Supervisory Board||9.25yrs||€30.00k||0.010% |
|Vice Chairman of Supervisory Board||9.92yrs||€30.00k||no data|
Experienced Board: VBK's board of directors are considered experienced (9.9 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.
VERBIO Vereinigte BioEnergie AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: VERBIO Vereinigte BioEnergie AG
- Ticker: VBK
- Exchange: XTRA
- Founded: 2006
- Industry: Oil and Gas Refining and Marketing
- Sector: Energy
- Market Cap: €1.092b
- Shares outstanding: 63.00m
- Website: https://www.verbio.de
Number of Employees
- VERBIO Vereinigte BioEnergie AG
- Ritterstraße 23
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|VBK||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Bearer Shares||DE||EUR||Oct 2006|
|VBK||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Bearer Shares||DE||EUR||Oct 2006|
|0NLY||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Bearer Shares||GB||EUR||Oct 2006|
|VBVB.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Bearer Shares||US||USD||Oct 2006|
|VBK||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Bearer Shares||CH||CHF||Oct 2006|
|VBKd||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Bearer Shares||GB||EUR||Oct 2006|
|VBK||ETLX (Eurotlx)||Yes||Bearer Shares||IT||EUR||Oct 2006|
VERBIO Vereinigte BioEnergie AG produces and supplies biofuels in Germany and rest of Europe. The company's products include biodiesel, bioethanol, biomethane, bioglycerin, and liquid fertilizers. It offer ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/09/22 03:40|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/09/21 00:00|
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