FRoSTA Aktiengesellschaft, together with its subsidiaries, develops, produces, and markets frozen food products in Germany and rest of Europe. More Details
Flawless balance sheet with proven track record and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has FRoSTA's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: NLM has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: NLM exceeded the German Food industry which returned 10.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: NLM exceeded the German Market which returned 3.9% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is FRoSTA's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is FRoSTA undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: NLM (€70) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€50.07)
Significantly Below Fair Value: NLM is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: NLM is poor value based on its PE Ratio (37.8x) compared to the XE Food industry average (16.3x).
PE vs Market: NLM is poor value based on its PE Ratio (37.8x) compared to the German market (22.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate NLM's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: NLM is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.8x) compared to the DE Food industry average (2.1x).
How is FRoSTA forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Food, Beverage & Tobacco 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 FRoSTA 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.
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How has FRoSTA performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: NLM has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: NLM's current net profit margins (3.9%) are higher than last year (2.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: NLM's earnings have declined by 2.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: NLM's earnings growth over the past year (69.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (-2.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: NLM earnings growth over the past year (69.2%) exceeded the Food industry 5.6%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: NLM's Return on Equity (11.7%) is considered low.
How is FRoSTA's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: NLM's short term assets (€191.8M) exceed its short term liabilities (€124.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: NLM's short term assets (€191.8M) exceed its long term liabilities (€19.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: NLM's debt to equity ratio (19%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: NLM's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 21.2% to 19% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: NLM's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (132.7%).
Interest Coverage: NLM earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is FRoSTA current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: NLM's dividend (2.29%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.18%).
High Dividend: NLM's dividend (2.29%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.71%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: NLM's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: NLM's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: At its current payout ratio (86.4%), NLM's payments are 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?
Average management tenure
Felix Ahlers (54 yo)
Mr. Felix Ahlers has been the Chairman of Executive Board at Frosta AG since January 1, 2010 and has been its Member of Managing Board since October 11, 2003. Mr. Ahlers serves as the Chief Executive Offic ...
|Chairman of the Executive Board & CEO||10.75yrs||no data||33.67% |
|MD of Finance||3.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Marketing||10.75yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: NLM's management team is seasoned and experienced (10.8 years average tenure).
|Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board||0.75yr||no data||10.01% |
|Chairman of Supervisory Board||0.75yr||no data||no data|
|Employee Representative Member of Supervisory Board||1.42yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: NLM's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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.
FRoSTA Aktiengesellschaft's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: FRoSTA Aktiengesellschaft
- Ticker: NLM
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 1905
- Industry: Packaged Foods and Meats
- Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
- Market Cap: €472.045m
- Shares outstanding: 6.80m
- Website: https://www.frosta-ag.com
Number of Employees
- FRoSTA Aktiengesellschaft
- Am Lunedeich 116
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|NLM||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1992|
FRoSTA Aktiengesellschaft, together with its subsidiaries, develops, produces, and markets frozen food products in Germany and rest of Europe. The company offers readymade meals; vegetable mixtures; and fi ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/10/19 21:16|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/19 00:00|
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