Scout24 AG operates digital marketplaces specializing in the residential and commercial real estate sectors in Germany and internationally. More Details
Flawless balance sheet with solid track record.
Share Price & News
How has Scout24's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: G24 is less volatile than 75% of German stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: G24's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
DE Interactive Media and Services
1 Year Return
DE Interactive Media and Services
Return vs Industry: G24 exceeded the German Interactive Media and Services industry which returned 7.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: G24 exceeded the German Market which returned 1.4% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Scout24's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 year ago | Simply Wall StDo You Know What Scout24 AG's (FRA:G24) P/E Ratio Means?
1 year ago | Simply Wall StIs Scout24 AG (FRA:G24) Undervalued After Accounting For Its Future Growth?
1 year ago | Simply Wall StIs Scout24 AG's (FRA:G24) 12% ROE Worse Than Average?
Is Scout24 undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: G24 (€62.45) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€48.3)
Significantly Below Fair Value: G24 is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: G24 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (78x) compared to the XE Interactive Media and Services industry average (35.2x).
PE vs Market: G24 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (78x) compared to the German market (23.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: G24's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: G24 is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.2x) compared to the XE Interactive Media and Services industry average (3.4x).
How is Scout24 forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 13 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: G24's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-75.1% per year).
Earnings vs Market: G24's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-75.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: G24's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: G24's revenue (9.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the German market (5.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: G24's revenue (9.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: G24's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (9.1%).
How has Scout24 performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: G24 has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: G24's current net profit margins (22.6%) are higher than last year (8.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: G24's earnings have grown by 0.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: G24's earnings growth over the past year (368.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (0.5% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: G24 earnings growth over the past year (368.8%) exceeded the Interactive Media and Services industry 42.5%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: G24's Return on Equity (2.9%) is considered low.
How is Scout24's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: G24's short term assets (€1.9B) exceed its short term liabilities (€123.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: G24's short term assets (€1.9B) exceed its long term liabilities (€581.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: G24's debt to equity ratio (9.2%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: G24's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 77.5% to 9.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: G24's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (39.9%).
Interest Coverage: G24's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (11x coverage).
What is Scout24 current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: G24's dividend (1.43%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.11%).
High Dividend: G24's dividend (1.43%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.71%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, G24 has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: G24's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 4 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (111.3%), G24's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: G24's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (40.2% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Tobi Hartmann (48 yo)
Mr. Tobias Hartmann, also known as Tobi, is a Director of SGS SA since 2020. He has been Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Management Board at Scout24 AG since November 19, 2018. Mr. Hartmann serve...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Tobi's total compensation ($USD3.89M) is about average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD3.98M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Tobi's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO & Chairman of Management Board||2yrs||€3.26m||no data|
|CFO & Member of Executive Board||1.42yrs||€4.95m||no data|
|Chief Product Officer & Member of Management Board||1.92yrs||€1.03m||no data|
|Chief Commercial Officer & Member of Management Board||1.92yrs||€1.03m||no data|
|Head of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Communications & Marketing||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of Immobilienscout24||10.92yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Product Officer of AutoScout24||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: G24's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|Independent Chairman of the Supervisory Board||2.42yrs||€200.00k||no data|
|Independent Member of Supervisory Board||1.25yrs||€31.70k||no data|
|Independent Member of Supervisory Board||3.42yrs||€86.70k||no data|
|Member of Advisory Board||6.75yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Member of Supervisory Board||1.25yrs||€70.00k||no data|
|Member of Advisory Board||5.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Member of Supervisory Board||1.25yrs||€38.30k||no data|
|Supervisory Board Member||0.42yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: G24's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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.
Scout24 AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Scout24 AG
- Ticker: G24
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 1998
- Industry: Interactive Media and Services
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: €6.169b
- Shares outstanding: 97.84m
- Website: https://www.scout24.com
Number of Employees
- Scout24 AG
- Bothestrasse 11-15
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|G24||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Registered Shares||DE||EUR||Oct 2015|
|G24||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Ordinary Registered Shares||DE||EUR||Oct 2015|
|G24D||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Ordinary Registered Shares||GB||EUR||Oct 2015|
|0RB8||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Registered Shares||GB||EUR||Oct 2015|
|G24||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Registered Shares||CH||CHF||Oct 2015|
|G24||ETLX (Eurotlx)||Yes||Ordinary Registered Shares||IT||EUR||Oct 2015|
|G24||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Registered Shares||AT||EUR||Oct 2015|
|SCOT.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Registered Shares||US||USD||Oct 2015|
Scout24 AG operates digital marketplaces specializing in the residential and commercial real estate sectors in Germany and internationally. It operates real estate classifieds portal for commercial and pri...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/11/28 19:17|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/11/27 00:00|
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