Wacker Chemie AG provides chemical products worldwide.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||€150.40|
|52 Week High||€79.00|
|52 Week Low||€162.40|
|1 Month Change||-1.67%|
|3 Month Change||22.08%|
|1 Year Change||67.93%|
|3 Year Change||94.07%|
|5 Year Change||86.30%|
|Change since IPO||54.26%|
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|WCH||DE Chemicals||DE Market|
Return vs Industry: WCH exceeded the German Chemicals industry which returned 20.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: WCH exceeded the German Market which returned 24.5% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: WCH is not significantly more volatile than the rest of German stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: WCH's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Wacker Chemie AG provides chemical products worldwide. It operates through four divisions: Wacker Silicones, Wacker Polymers, Wacker Biosolutions, and Wacker Polysilicon. The Wacker Silicones division offers silanes, siloxanes, silicone fluids, silicone emulsions, silicone elastomers, silicone resins, and pyrogenic silicas for use in construction, electronics, automotive, personal care, paint, and coating solutions.
Wacker Chemie Fundamentals Summary
|WCH fundamental statistics|
Is WCH overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|WCH income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||€4.10b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Oct 28, 2021
|Earnings per share (EPS)||7.99|
|Net Profit Margin||7.51%|
How did WCH perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.3%Current Dividend Yield
Is Wacker Chemie 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: WCH (€150.4) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€149.92)
Significantly Below Fair Value: WCH is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: WCH's PE Ratio (18.8x) is in line with the German Chemicals industry average.
PE vs Market: WCH is good value based on its PE Ratio (18.8x) compared to the German market (22.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: WCH's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: WCH is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.4x) compared to the DE Chemicals industry average (2.1x).
How is Wacker Chemie forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 16 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: WCH's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-42.4% per year).
Earnings vs Market: WCH's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-42.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: WCH's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: WCH's revenue (0.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the German market (5.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: WCH's revenue (0.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: WCH's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (16.3%).
How has Wacker Chemie performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: WCH has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: WCH became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: WCH's earnings have declined by 27.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: WCH has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: WCH has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Chemicals industry (49.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: WCH's Return on Equity (18.1%) is considered low.
How is Wacker Chemie's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: WCH's short term assets (€4.1B) exceed its short term liabilities (€1.4B).
Long Term Liabilities: WCH's short term assets (€4.1B) exceed its long term liabilities (€3.7B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: WCH's debt to equity ratio (56%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: WCH's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 76.2% to 56% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: WCH's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (85.7%).
Interest Coverage: WCH earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Wacker Chemie current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: WCH's dividend (1.33%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1%).
High Dividend: WCH's dividend (1.33%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.22%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: WCH's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: WCH's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (25%), WCH's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: WCH's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (41.1% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Christian Hartel (50 yo)
Dr. Christian Hartel has been Member of Executive Board at Wacker Chemie AG since November 1, 2015, President and Chief Executive Officer since May 12, 2021 and served as its President of Wacker Silicones...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Christian's total compensation ($USD1.91M) is about average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD2.59M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Christian's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: WCH's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.9 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: WCH's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 13.4 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Wacker Chemie AG's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Wacker Chemie AG
- Ticker: WCH
- Exchange: XTRA
- Founded: 1914
- Industry: Specialty Chemicals
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: €7.472b
- Shares outstanding: 49.68m
- Website: https://www.wacker.com
Number of Employees
- Wacker Chemie AG
- Hanns-Seidel-Platz 4
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/23 18:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/22 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.