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VERBIO Vereinigte BioEnergie

Executive Summary

VERBIO Vereinigte BioEnergie AG produces and supplies biofuels in Germany and rest of Europe. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet and fair 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.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

4.3%

VBK

11.6%

DE Oil and Gas

-4.1%

DE Market


1 Year Return

102.5%

VBK

102.3%

DE Oil and Gas

4.2%

DE Market

Return vs Industry: VBK matched the German Oil and Gas industry which returned 102.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: VBK exceeded the German Market which returned 4.2% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

VBKIndustryMarket
7 Day4.3%11.6%-4.1%
30 Day36.7%27.1%-2.9%
90 Day86.9%60.4%2.7%
1 Year105.7%102.5%107.4%102.3%6.7%4.2%
3 Year125.3%109.5%75.2%58.8%1.9%-6.4%
5 Year376.0%329.0%283.8%226.5%32.5%14.4%

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

Valuation

Is VERBIO Vereinigte BioEnergie undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: VBK (€17.64) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€66.87)

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 (21x) compared to the XE Oil and Gas industry average (10.4x).

PE vs Market: VBK is good value based on its PE Ratio (21x) compared to the German market (21.6x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: VBK is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.5x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: VBK is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3x) compared to the DE Oil and Gas industry average (2.2x).


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Future Growth

How is VERBIO Vereinigte BioEnergie forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

13.7%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: VBK's forecast earnings growth (13.7% per year) is above the savings rate (0.2%).

Earnings vs Market: VBK's earnings (13.7% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the German market (27.6% per year).

High Growth Earnings: VBK's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

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 (14.5%).


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Past Performance

How has VERBIO Vereinigte BioEnergie performed over the past 5 years?

4.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: VBK has high quality 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 4.7% 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.


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Financial Health

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).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is VERBIO Vereinigte BioEnergie current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.13%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: VBK's dividend (1.13%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.19%).

High Dividend: VBK's dividend (1.13%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.71%).


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 (21.4% payout ratio).


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

9.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Claus Sauter (54 yo)

14.33yrs

Tenure

€804,000

Compensation

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 ($USD0.00) is below average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD1.50M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Claus's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Claus Sauter
Founder14.33yrs€804.00k21.18%
€ 235.4m
Oliver Ludtke
Vice Chairman of Management Board and COO of Bioethanol & Biomethane9.33yrs€612.00kno data
Bernd Sauter
COO of Procurement & Logistics and Member of Management Board9.92yrs€603.00k15.23%
€ 169.3m
Theodor Niesmann
COO of Biodiesel9.33yrs€613.00kno data
Stefan Schreiber
COO of VERBIO North America & Member of Management Board0.17yrno datano data
Olaf Troeber
Chief Investor Relations Officerno datano datano data

9.3yrs

Average Tenure

53yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: VBK's management team is seasoned and experienced (9.3 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Alexander von Witzleben
Chairman of the Supervisory Board12.42yrs€60.00kno data
Georg Pollert
Member of Supervisory Board9.25yrs€30.00k0.010%
€ 111.1k
Ulrike Kramer
Vice Chairman of Supervisory Board9.92yrs€30.00kno data

9.9yrs

Average Tenure

57yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: VBK's board of directors are considered experienced (9.9 years average tenure).


Ownership

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.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

VERBIO Vereinigte BioEnergie AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: VERBIO Vereinigte BioEnergie AG
  • Ticker: VBK
  • Exchange: XTRA
  • Founded: 2006
  • Industry: Oil and Gas Refining and Marketing
  • Sector: Energy
  • Market Cap: €1.111b
  • Shares outstanding: 63.00m
  • Website: https://www.verbio.de

Number of Employees


Location

  • VERBIO Vereinigte BioEnergie AG
  • Ritterstraße 23
  • Leipzig
  • Saxony
  • 4109
  • Germany

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
VBKDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesBearer SharesDEEUROct 2006
VBKXTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)YesBearer SharesDEEUROct 2006
0NLYLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesBearer SharesGBEUROct 2006
VBVB.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesBearer SharesUSUSDOct 2006
VBKSWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)YesBearer SharesCHCHFOct 2006
VBKdBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesBearer SharesGBEUROct 2006
VBKETLX (Eurotlx)YesBearer SharesITEUROct 2006

Biography

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

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/09/24 04:01
End of Day Share Price2020/09/23 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/06/30


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.