Bastei Lübbe AG, a media company, publishes books, audio books, eBooks, novels, and games and puzzle magazines in Germany, Austria, Luxembourg, and Switzerland.
Undervalued with adequate balance sheet.
- Bastei Lübbe is covered by less than 3 analysts.
Share Price & News
How has Bastei Lübbe's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
BST outperformed the Media industry which returned -12.8% over the past year.
BST outperformed the Market in Germany which returned -3.5% over the past year.
Share holder returns
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Bastei Lübbe's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Bastei Lübbe undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?
Discount to future cash flow value
Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows
Bastei Lübbe's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a moderate discount (> 20%).
Bastei Lübbe's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a substantial discount (> 40%).
Price Based on Earnings
Bastei Lübbe is good value based on earnings compared to the DE Media industry average.
Bastei Lübbe is good value based on earnings compared to the Germany market.
Price Based on Expected Growth
Bastei Lübbe is poor value based on expected growth next year.
Price Based on Value of Assets
Bastei Lübbe is good value based on assets compared to the DE Media industry average.
How is Bastei Lübbe expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates
Future Annual Growth Analysis
Bastei Lübbe's revenue is expected to grow by 2.1% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).
Bastei Lübbe's earnings are expected to grow by 7.2% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).
Bastei Lübbe's revenue growth is positive but not above the Germany market average.
Bastei Lübbe's earnings growth is positive but not above the Germany market average.
Bastei Lübbe's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 0.2%.
Earnings per Share Growth Estimates
Future Return on Equity
Bastei Lübbe is not expected to efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future (Return on Equity less than 20%).
How has Bastei Lübbe performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Bastei Lübbe's year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years, however the most recent earnings are above average.
Bastei Lübbe has become profitable in the last year making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to the 5-year average.
Bastei Lübbe has become profitable in the last year making it difficult to compare the DE Media industry average.
Return on Equity
Bastei Lübbe has not efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity less than 20%).
Return on Assets
Bastei Lübbe used its assets more efficiently than the DE Media industry average last year based on Return on Assets.
Return on Capital Employed
Bastei Lübbe has become profitable over the past 3 years. This is considered to be a significant improvement in its use of capital (Return on Capital Employed).
How is Bastei Lübbe's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Bastei Lübbe's short term (1 year) commitments are greater than its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
Bastei Lübbe's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Bastei Lübbe's level of debt (50.6%) compared to net worth is high (greater than 40%).
The level of debt compared to net worth has been reduced over the past 5 years (53.4% vs 50.6% today).
Debt is well covered by operating cash flow (77%, greater than 20% of total debt).
Interest payments on debt are well covered by earnings (EBIT is 5.6x coverage).
High level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt is covered by short term assets, assets are 1.9x debt.
What is Bastei Lübbe's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Expected Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis
Unable to evaluate Bastei Lübbe's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.
Unable to evaluate Bastei Lübbe's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.
Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Bastei Lübbe has not reported any payouts.
Unable to verify if Bastei Lübbe's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Bastei Lübbe has not reported any payouts.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Dividends after 3 years are expected to be well covered by earnings (5.5x coverage).
What is the CEO of Bastei Lübbe's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?
Average management tenure
Carel Halff 0
Mr. Carel Halff has been Chief Executive Officer and Member of Management Board at Bastei Lübbe AG since November 1, 2017 and also serves as it's Chairman of Executive Board. Mr. Halff served as Chairman, ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Carel's remuneration is higher than average for companies of similar size in Germany.
Carel's compensation has increased in line with Bastei Lübbe recently becoming profitable.
Management Age and Tenure
The tenure for the Bastei Lübbe management team is about average.
No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.
CEO & Chairman of Executive Board
- Tenure: 1.8yrs
- Compensation: €637.00k
Ulrich Zimmermann (57yo)
CFO & Member of the Executive Board
- Tenure: 2.3yrs
- Compensation: €322.00k
Head of Press & Public Relations
- Tenure: 0yrs
Director of Programme
- Tenure: 6.2yrs
- Compensation: €369.00k
Felix Rudloff (48yo)
- Tenure: 3.7yrs
Mario Giordano (56yo)
Head of Content Development
- Tenure: 4.9yrs
Robert Stein (52yo)
Chairman of Supervisory Board
- Tenure: 2.8yrs
Deputy Chairman of Supervisory Board
- Tenure: 0yrs
Member of Supervisory Board
- Tenure: 2.8yrs
Bastei Lübbe AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Bastei Lübbe AG
- Ticker: BST
- Exchange: XTRA
- Founded: 1953
- Industry: Publishing
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: €37.488m
- Shares outstanding: 13.20m
- Website: https://www.luebbe.de
Number of Employees
- Bastei Lübbe AG
- Schanzenstrasse 6-20
- North Rhine-Westphalia
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|BST||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Sep 2013|
|BST||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Sep 2013|
|0QHC||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||EUR||Sep 2013|
|BSTD||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Common Stock||GB||EUR||Sep 2013|
Bastei Lübbe AG, a media company, publishes books, audio books, eBooks, novels, and games and puzzle magazines in Germany, Austria, Luxembourg, and Switzerland. It operates through Books, Novel Booklets an ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2019/09/16 21:27|
|End of Day Share Price||2019/09/16 00:00|
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