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Splendid Medien

Executive Summary

Splendid Medien AG produces and distributes films, and provides film-related services in Germany and internationally. More Details

Snowflake Analysis

Mediocre balance sheet and slightly overvalued.

Share Price & News

How has Splendid Medien's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: SPM is more volatile than 90% of German stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 14% a week.

Volatility Over Time: SPM's weekly volatility (14%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of German stocks.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




DE Entertainment


DE Market

1 Year Return




DE Entertainment


DE Market

Return vs Industry: SPM exceeded the German Entertainment industry which returned -16.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SPM underperformed the German Market which returned 2.5% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day0.6%-5.6%-0.09%
30 Day12.3%-1.8%2.3%
90 Day59.5%22.2%11.4%
1 Year-11.9%-11.9%-16.6%-16.6%5.8%2.5%
3 Year-37.2%-37.2%10.1%7.0%3.3%-5.8%
5 Year-63.4%-64.8%9.3%3.7%40.8%20.9%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Splendid Medien's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

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Is Splendid Medien 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: SPM (€0.78) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€7.35)

Significantly Below Fair Value: SPM is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: SPM is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the XE Entertainment industry average.

PE vs Market: SPM 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 SPM's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: SPM is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.9x) compared to the DE Entertainment industry average (1.7x).

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Future Growth

How is Splendid Medien forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?


Forecasted Media 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 Splendid Medien 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.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

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Past Performance

How has Splendid Medien performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: SPM is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: SPM is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SPM is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 49% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare SPM's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: SPM is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Entertainment industry (60.1%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: SPM has a negative Return on Equity (-60.32%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is Splendid Medien's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: SPM's short term assets (€18.9M) do not cover its short term liabilities (€31.8M).

Long Term Liabilities: SPM's short term assets (€18.9M) exceed its long term liabilities (€2.1M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: SPM's debt to equity ratio (563.4%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: SPM's debt to equity ratio has increased from 61.3% to 563.4% over the past 5 years.

Balance Sheet

Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable SPM has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.

Forecast Cash Runway: SPM is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 33.6% per year.

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What is Splendid Medien current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SPM's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SPM'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 SPM's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SPM's dividend payments have been increasing.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: SPM is not paying a notable dividend for the German market.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of SPM's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the German market.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Dirk Schweitzer



Dr. Dirk Schweitzer is Member of the Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer at Splendid Medien AG since January 01, 2020. He has been Managing Director at Splendid Film Gmbh since March 2013. Dr. Schw...


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.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Splendid Medien AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Splendid Medien AG
  • Ticker: SPM
  • Exchange: XTRA
  • Founded: 1974
  • Industry: Movies and Entertainment
  • Sector: Media
  • Market Cap: €7.587m
  • Shares outstanding: 9.79m
  • Website: https://www.splendidmedien.com

Number of Employees


  • Splendid Medien AG
  • Alsdorfer Street 3
  • Cologne
  • 50933
  • Germany


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
SPMDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary Bearer SharesDEEURSep 1999
SPMXTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)YesOrdinary Bearer SharesDEEURSep 1999
0G3ZLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary Bearer SharesGBEURSep 1999


Splendid Medien AG produces and distributes films, and provides film-related services in Germany and internationally. It operates in two segments, Content and Services. The Content segment acquires licensi...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/01/20 19:24
End of Day Share Price2021/01/19 00:00
Annual Earnings2019/12/31

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.