Polwax S.A. produces and distributes refined and deodorized paraffin, waxes, and specialty industrial paraffin compositions.
Fair value with mediocre balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Polwax's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: 1LW's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: 1LW exceeded the German Chemicals industry which returned -4.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 1LW exceeded the German Market which returned 8% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Polwax's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Polwax 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: 1LW (€0.93) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€2)
Significantly Below Fair Value: 1LW is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: 1LW is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the DE Chemicals industry average.
PE vs Market: 1LW is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the German market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 1LW's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: 1LW is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.6x) compared to the DE Chemicals industry average (1.4x).
How is Polwax forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Materials 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 Polwax 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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- Examine whether Polwax is trading at an attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.
- Polwax competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Materials industry.
How has Polwax performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 1LW is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: 1LW is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 1LW is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 38.4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare 1LW's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: 1LW is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Chemicals industry (-16.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: 1LW has a negative Return on Equity (-81.7%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Polwax's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 1LW's short term assets (PLN80.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (PLN53.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: 1LW's short term assets (PLN80.1M) exceed its long term liabilities (PLN5.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 1LW's debt to equity ratio (54.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: 1LW's debt to equity ratio has increased from 4.6% to 54.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: 1LW's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (58.9%).
Interest Coverage: 1LW is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.
What is Polwax current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 1LW's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 1LW's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 1LW's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 1LW's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: 1LW is not paying a notable dividend for the German market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of 1LW's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the German market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Polwax has no CEO, or we have no data on them.
|President of the Management Board & General Director||8.25yrs||zł572.00k||no data|
|Vice-President of the Management Board & Director of Operations||7.25yrs||zł423.00k||no data|
|Vice-President of the Management Board & CFO||8.25yrs||zł395.00k||2.07% |
|Chief Accountant||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: 1LW's management team is seasoned and experienced (8.3 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.
Polwax S.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Polwax S.A.
- Ticker: 1LW
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 2012
- Industry: Specialty Chemicals
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: zł40.994m
- Listing Market Cap: zł9.295m
- Shares outstanding: 10.30m
- Website: https://www.polwax.pl
- Polwax S.A.
- 3 Maja 101
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|PWX||WSE (Warsaw Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Bearer Shares||PL||PLN||Oct 2014|
|1LW||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Bearer Shares||DE||EUR||Oct 2014|
|0R4D||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Bearer Shares||GB||PLN||Oct 2014|
Polwax S.A. produces and distributes refined and deodorized paraffin, waxes, and specialty industrial paraffin compositions. The company also offers anti-corrosion agents, anti-caking agents, casting waxes ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/08/06 22:47|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/08/06 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.