SDF Stock Overview
K+S Aktiengesellschaft, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a supplier of mineral products for the agricultural, industrial, consumer, and community segments worldwide.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||€21.74|
|52 Week High||€36.45|
|52 Week Low||€10.92|
|1 Month Change||-17.96%|
|3 Month Change||-22.66%|
|1 Year Change||77.83%|
|3 Year Change||32.04%|
|5 Year Change||-5.48%|
|Change since IPO||1,163.69%|
Recent News & Updates
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|SDF||DE Chemicals||DE Market|
Return vs Industry: SDF exceeded the German Chemicals industry which returned -28.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SDF exceeded the German Market which returned -23.8% over the past year.
|SDF Average Weekly Movement||6.8%|
|Chemicals Industry Average Movement||5.8%|
|Market Average Movement||5.6%|
|10% most volatile stocks in DE Market||10.2%|
|10% least volatile stocks in DE Market||2.8%|
Stable Share Price: SDF is not significantly more volatile than the rest of German stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SDF's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
K+S Aktiengesellschaft, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a supplier of mineral products for the agricultural, industrial, consumer, and community segments worldwide. It operates through Agriculture, and Industry+ segments. The Agriculture segment offers potassium chloride for important crops, such as cereals, corn, rice, and soybeans; and fertilizer specialties that are used for crops for magnesium and sulfur, including rapeseed or potatoes, as well as for chloride-sensitive crops consisting of citrus fruits, grapes, or vegetables.
K+S Fundamentals Summary
|SDF fundamental statistics|
Is SDF overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|SDF income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||€2.81b|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
Aug 11, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||11.85|
|Net Profit Margin||61.43%|
How did SDF perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
0.9%Current Dividend Yield
Is SDF 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 SDF?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is SDF's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does SDF's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|SDF PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
FPE1 Fuchs Petrolub
WCH Wacker Chemie
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: SDF is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (1.8x) compared to the peer average (9.1x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does SDF's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the European Chemicals Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: SDF is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (1.8x) compared to the German Chemicals industry average (8.8x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is SDF'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||1.8x|
|Fair PE Ratio||6.5x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: SDF is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (1.8x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (6.5x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of SDF when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: SDF (€21.74) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€59.25)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SDF is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SDF's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
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How is K+S forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 15 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
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: SDF's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-33% per year).
Earnings vs Market: SDF's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-33% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SDF's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SDF's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-10.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SDF's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-10.5% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SDF's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (12.7%).
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How has K+S performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score3/6
Past Performance Score 3/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SDF has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SDF became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SDF's earnings have grown by 8.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SDF has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: SDF has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Chemicals industry (40.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SDF's Return on Equity (39.6%) is considered high.
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How is K+S's financial position?
Financial Health Score5/6
Financial Health Score 5/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SDF's short term assets (€2.2B) exceed its short term liabilities (€1.1B).
Long Term Liabilities: SDF's short term assets (€2.2B) do not cover its long term liabilities (€2.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SDF's net debt to equity ratio (8.7%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: SDF's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 54.1% to 19.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SDF's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (38.4%).
Interest Coverage: SDF earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
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What is K+S current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 2/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SDF's dividend (0.92%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.5%).
High Dividend: SDF's dividend (0.92%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (4.49%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SDF's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: SDF's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (1.7%), SDF's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its high cash payout ratio (108.4%), SDF's dividend payments are not well covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Burkhard Lohr (59 yo)
Dr. Burkhard Lohr has been Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors and Chief Executive Officer at K+S Aktiengesellschaft since May 12, 2017 and has been its Member of Board of Executive Directors sinc...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Burkhard's total compensation ($USD2.47M) is about average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD2.39M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Burkhard's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: SDF's management team is considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: SDF'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.
K+S Aktiengesellschaft's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: K+S Aktiengesellschaft
- Ticker: SDF
- Exchange: XTRA
- Founded: 1889
- Industry: Fertilizers and Agricultural Chemicals
- Sector: Materials
- Implied Market Cap: €4.161b
- Shares outstanding: 191.40m
- Website: https://www.kpluss.com
Number of Employees
- K+S Aktiengesellschaft
- Bertha-von-Suttner Strasse 7
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/07/01 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/07/01 00:00|
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