Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Edel SE & Co. KGaA engages in the media business in Europe.

Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet and fair value.

Share Price & News

How has Edel SE KGaA's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: EDL's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




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1 Year Return




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DE Market

Return vs Industry: EDL underperformed the German Entertainment industry which returned -12.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: EDL underperformed the German Market which returned -20.4% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day13.0%-5.3%-0.6%
30 Day-20.4%-20.7%-20.0%
90 Day-13.3%-31.2%-26.3%
1 Year-26.4%-29.7%-13.7%-14.8%-18.6%-20.9%
3 Year-28.5%-36.1%-7.3%-11.7%-19.0%-25.8%
5 Year-16.3%-31.7%27.3%17.6%-21.1%-31.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Edel SE KGaA's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

Simply Wall St News

No news available


Is Edel SE KGaA 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: EDL (€1.47) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€8.78)

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

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: EDL is good value based on its PE Ratio (19x) compared to the Entertainment industry average (28.3x).

PE vs Market: EDL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (19x) compared to the German market (16.2x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate EDL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: EDL is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1x) compared to the DE Entertainment industry average (1x).

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Future Growth

How is Edel SE KGaA 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 Edel SE KGaA 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 Edel SE KGaA performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: EDL has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: EDL's current net profit margins (0.8%) are lower than last year (1.6%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: EDL's earnings have grown by 0.2% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: EDL's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: EDL had negative earnings growth (-50.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Entertainment industry average (-50.4%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: EDL's Return on Equity (7%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Edel SE KGaA's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: EDL's short term assets (€86.9M) exceed its short term liabilities (€68.9M).

Long Term Liabilities: EDL's short term assets (€86.9M) exceed its long term liabilities (€58.8M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: EDL's debt to equity ratio (190.7%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: EDL's debt to equity ratio has increased from 97.7% to 190.7% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: EDL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (33.9%).

Interest Coverage: EDL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.4x coverage).

Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: EDL has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: EDL's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 1.4x debt).

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What is Edel SE KGaA's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: EDL's dividend (6.58%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.65%).

High Dividend: EDL's dividend (6.58%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (4.86%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, EDL has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

Growing Dividend: EDL has only been paying a dividend for 8 years, and since then payments have not increased.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (125%), EDL's dividend payments are not 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.

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


Jonas Haentjes

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Dr. Jonas Haentjes served as a Director of Corporate Development at Edel AG since March 1, 2016 and serves as its Member of Management Board since December 1, 2017 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer ...


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

Edel SE & Co. KGaA's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Edel SE & Co. KGaA
  • Ticker: EDL
  • Exchange: DB
  • Founded: 1986
  • Industry: Movies and Entertainment
  • Sector: Media
  • Market Cap: €33.240m
  • Shares outstanding: 21.45m
  • Website: https://www.edel.com

Number of Employees


  • Edel SE & Co. KGaA
  • Neumühlen 17
  • Hamburg
  • Hamburg
  • 22763
  • Germany


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
EDLDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesBearer SharesDEEURApr 1999
EDLXTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)YesBearer SharesDEEURApr 1999


Edel SE & Co. KGaA engages in the media business in Europe. The company produces, markets, and distributes CDs, DVDs, Blu-rays, vinyl records, and LPs. It also produces audio plays and DVDs for children’s entertainment, as well as provides services in the fields of merchandising, cross-marketing, and children’s publishing to support a range of TV broadcasters and licensors, including film studios and toy manufacturers. In addition, it engages in the physical and digital marketing of international crime drama releases; procures films with marketing rights; and markets feature films and series through various channels, including cinema, home entertainment, VoD, TV sales, airline, covermount stores, and bookshops, as well as through digital network. Further, the company publishes and distributes non-fiction books in the areas of biography, media, arts, and cookbook sectors; guidebooks and digital services in the fields of food and drink, health, and personal stories; books in the areas of art, design, pop culture, and lifestyle; and children’s audio books and DVDs, as well as markets digital content. Additionally, it provides commercial printing services; logistics and fulfillment services; and licensing and royalty services. Edel SE & Co. KGaA was founded in 1986 and is based in Hamburg, Germany. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/04/03 21:20
End of Day Share Price2020/04/03 00:00
Annual Earnings2019/09/30

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.