Materion Corporation manufactures and sells advanced engineered materials used in semiconductor, industrial, aerospace and defense, automotive, energy, consumer electronics, and telecom and data center markets in the United States, Asia, Europe, and internationally. More Details
Excellent balance sheet and fair value.
Share Price & News
How has Materion's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: BEM's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
DE Metals and Mining
1 Year Return
DE Metals and Mining
Return vs Industry: BEM underperformed the German Metals and Mining industry which returned 18.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BEM underperformed the German Market which returned 6.2% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Materion's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Materion 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: BEM (€43) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€56.35)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BEM is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BEM is poor value based on its PE Ratio (48.6x) compared to the XE Metals and Mining industry average (12.8x).
PE vs Market: BEM is poor value based on its PE Ratio (48.6x) compared to the German market (22.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: BEM is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BEM is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.7x) compared to the XE Metals and Mining industry average (1.2x).
How is Materion forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BEM's forecast earnings growth (70.2% per year) is above the savings rate (0.2%).
Earnings vs Market: BEM's earnings (70.2% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the German market (27.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: BEM's revenue (4.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the German market (6.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BEM's revenue (4.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if BEM's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Materion performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BEM has a large one-off loss of $30.5M impacting its June 26 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: BEM's current net profit margins (1.9%) are lower than last year (2.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BEM's earnings have declined by 3.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: BEM's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: BEM had negative earnings growth (-30.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Metals and Mining industry average (-15.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: BEM's Return on Equity (3.6%) is considered low.
How is Materion's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BEM's short term assets ($656.4M) exceed its short term liabilities ($268.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: BEM's short term assets ($656.4M) exceed its long term liabilities ($167.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BEM's debt to equity ratio (25.1%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: BEM's debt to equity ratio has increased from 9.6% to 25.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: BEM's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (69.6%).
Interest Coverage: BEM's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (26.9x coverage).
What is Materion current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BEM's dividend (0.88%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.17%).
High Dividend: BEM's dividend (0.88%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.61%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, BEM has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: BEM's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 8 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (41.6%), BEM's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jugal Vijayvargiya (52 yo)
Mr. Jugal K. Vijayvargiya has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Materion Corporation since March 03, 2017. Mr. Vijayvargiya had an extensive 26-year international career with Delphi Automot ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jugal's total compensation ($USD5.08M) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD1.31M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jugal's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO, President & Director||3.5yrs||US$5.08m||0.11% |
|VP, General Counsel & Secretary||13yrs||US$1.66m||0.10% |
|Interim CFO||0.17yr||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Global Operations||2.67yrs||no data||no data|
|President of Precision Coatings & Chief Technology Officer||3.08yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Information Officer||2.83yrs||no data||no data|
|President of International Business Development||14.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Human Resources Officer||0.25yr||no data||no data|
|President of Europe||no data||no data||no data|
|President of Beryllium Products||no data||no data||no data|
|President & CEO of Technical Materials Inc||no data||no data||no data|
|President of Brush Resources Inc||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: BEM's management team is considered experienced (3 years average tenure).
|CEO, President & Director||3.5yrs||US$5.08m||0.11% |
|Independent Director||12.33yrs||US$164.93k||0.016% |
|Independent Director||2.67yrs||US$164.93k||0.0072% |
|Independent Non-Executive Chairman||2.67yrs||US$235.00k||0.058% |
|Independent Director||7.58yrs||US$165.00k||0.098% |
|Independent Director||20.67yrs||US$165.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||0.58yr||no data||0.0079% |
|Independent Director||1.25yrs||US$204.95k||no data|
|Independent Director||9.17yrs||US$175.00k||0.11% |
Experienced Board: BEM's board of directors are considered experienced (3.5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: BEM insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Materion Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Materion Corporation
- Ticker: BEM
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 1931
- Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: US$1.057b
- Listing Market Cap: US$890.739m
- Shares outstanding: 20.32m
- Website: https://www.materion.com
Number of Employees
- Materion Corporation
- 6070 Parkland Boulevard
- Mayfield Heights
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|MTRN||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jan 1969|
|BEM||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1969|
Materion Corporation manufactures and sells advanced engineered materials used in semiconductor, industrial, aerospace and defense, automotive, energy, consumer electronics, and telecom and data center mar ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/09/19 03:31|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/09/18 00:00|
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