DEAG Deutsche Entertainment HMSE:LOU Stock Report

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04 Oct, 2022


Company Financials
LOU fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health4/6

LOU Stock Overview

DEAG Deutsche Entertainment Aktiengesellschaft, a live entertainment service company, produces and organizes various events and concerts primarily in Germany, Great Britain, Switzerland, Ireland, and Denmark.

DEAG Deutsche Entertainment Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for DEAG Deutsche Entertainment
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price€5.55
52 Week High€8.50
52 Week Low€4.56
1 Month Change-2.63%
3 Month Change-7.50%
1 Year Change-4.31%
3 Year Changen/a
5 Year Changen/a
Change since IPO78.46%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

LOUDE EntertainmentDE Market

Return vs Industry: LOU exceeded the German Entertainment industry which returned -32.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: LOU exceeded the German Market which returned -26.6% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is LOU's price volatile compared to industry and market?
LOU volatility
LOU Average Weekly Movement7.0%
Entertainment Industry Average Movement6.4%
Market Average Movement5.7%
10% most volatile stocks in DE Market9.8%
10% least volatile stocks in DE Market2.9%

Stable Share Price: LOU is not significantly more volatile than the rest of German stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.

Volatility Over Time: LOU's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1978412Peter L. Schwenkowhttps://www.deag.de

DEAG Deutsche Entertainment Aktiengesellschaft, a live entertainment service company, produces and organizes various events and concerts primarily in Germany, Great Britain, Switzerland, Ireland, and Denmark. The company operates through Live Touring and Entertainment Services segments. It also engages in the touring business; and rock/pop, classics and jazz, family-entertainment, and arts and exhibitions businesses.

DEAG Deutsche Entertainment Fundamentals Summary

How do DEAG Deutsche Entertainment's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
LOU fundamental statistics
Market Cap€107.94m
Earnings (TTM)€1.44m
Revenue (TTM)€94.04m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
LOU income statement (TTM)
Cost of Revenue€96.21m
Gross Profit-€2.16m
Other Expenses-€3.60m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date

Nov 30, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)0.067
Gross Margin-2.30%
Net Profit Margin1.53%
Debt/Equity Ratio179.6%

How did LOU perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is LOU undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 2/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for LOU?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

LOU key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue1x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA-3.1x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does LOU's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

LOU PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for LOU vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average35.5x
HLG Highlight Communications
ITN Intertainment
SPM Splendid Medien
LOU DEAG Deutsche Entertainment

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: LOU is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (83.1x) compared to the peer average (35.5x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does LOU's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the European Entertainment Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: LOU is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (83.1x) compared to the European Entertainment industry average (16.7x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is LOU's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

LOU PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio83.1x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate LOU's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of LOU when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: LOU (€5.55) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€371.83)

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

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.

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Future Growth

How is DEAG Deutsche Entertainment forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


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 DEAG Deutsche Entertainment 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.

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Past Performance

How has DEAG Deutsche Entertainment performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 4/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: LOU has a large one-off gain of €46.5M impacting its March 31 2022 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: LOU's current net profit margins (1.5%) are higher than last year (0.04%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: LOU has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 15.6% per year.

Accelerating Growth: LOU's earnings growth over the past year (35925%) exceeds its 5-year average (15.6% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: LOU earnings growth over the past year (35925%) exceeded the Entertainment industry 103.8%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: LOU's Return on Equity (13.5%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is DEAG Deutsche Entertainment's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 4/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: LOU's short term assets (€177.1M) do not cover its short term liabilities (€200.8M).

Long Term Liabilities: LOU's short term assets (€177.1M) exceed its long term liabilities (€76.5M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: LOU has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: LOU's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 245.1% to 179.6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: LOU's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (154.9%).

Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if LOU's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.

Balance Sheet

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What is DEAG Deutsche Entertainment current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

DEAG Deutsche Entertainment Dividend Yield vs Market
How does DEAG Deutsche Entertainment dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (DEAG Deutsche Entertainment)n/a
Market Bottom 25% (DE)1.7%
Market Top 25% (DE)5.7%
Industry Average (Entertainment)2.1%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (DEAG Deutsche Entertainment)n/a

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

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

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

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as LOU has not reported any payouts.

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


Average management tenure


Peter L. Schwenkow (68 yo)

no data




Prof. Peter L. H. Schwenkow serves as the Chief Executive Officer of DEAG Classics AG. Prof. Schwenkow is a concert organizer and cultural manager. In 1995, he founded Deutsche Entertainment AG.He serves...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Peter L. Schwenkow's Compensation vs DEAG Deutsche Entertainment Earnings
How has Peter L. Schwenkow's remuneration changed compared to DEAG Deutsche Entertainment's earnings?
DateTotal Comp.SalaryCompany Earnings
Mar 31 2022n/an/a


Dec 31 2021n/an/a


Sep 30 2021n/an/a


Jun 30 2021n/an/a


Mar 31 2021n/an/a


Dec 31 2020€1m€550k


Sep 30 2020n/an/a


Jun 30 2020n/an/a


Mar 31 2020n/an/a


Dec 31 2019€2m€550k


Sep 30 2019n/an/a


Jun 30 2019n/an/a


Mar 31 2019n/an/a


Dec 31 2018€1m€529k


Sep 30 2018n/an/a


Jun 30 2018n/an/a


Mar 31 2018n/an/a


Dec 31 2017€756k€500k


Sep 30 2017n/an/a


Jun 30 2017n/an/a


Mar 31 2017n/an/a


Dec 31 2016€768k€500k


Sep 30 2016n/an/a


Jun 30 2016n/an/a


Mar 31 2016n/an/a


Dec 31 2015€722k€400k


Compensation vs Market: Insufficient data to establish whether Peter L.'s total compensation is reasonable compared to companies of similar size in the German market.

Compensation vs Earnings: Peter L.'s compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: LOU's management team is considered experienced (3 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: LOU's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.8 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.

Ownership Breakdown

What is the ownership structure of LOU?
Owner TypeNumber of SharesOwnership Percentage
General Public20,467,98694.8%

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 10%.

Top Shareholders

Top 6 shareholders own 5.19% of the company
OwnershipNameSharesCurrent ValueChange %Portfolio %
Coeli Asset Management
Allianz Asset Management AG
275,090€1.5m0%no data
Universal-Investment-Gesellschaft Mit BeschrÄNkter Haftung
106,600€591.6k0%no data
Wamsler & Co. Vermögensverwaltung Gmbh
Chart AG
Analytic Management AG

Company Information

DEAG Deutsche Entertainment Aktiengesellschaft's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: DEAG Deutsche Entertainment Aktiengesellschaft
  • Ticker: LOU
  • Exchange: HMSE
  • Founded: 1978
  • Industry: Movies and Entertainment
  • Sector: Media
  • Implied Market Cap: €107.940m
  • Shares outstanding: 21.59m
  • Website: https://www.deag.de

Number of Employees


  • DEAG Deutsche Entertainment Aktiengesellschaft
  • Potsdamer Strasse 58
  • Berlin
  • Berlin
  • 10785
  • Germany


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
LOUDDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesBearer SharesDEEURDec 1998
LOUDXTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)YesBearer SharesDEEURDec 1998
0LACLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesBearer SharesGBEURDec 1998
LOUHMSE (Hamburg Stock Exchange)YesBearer SharesDEEURDec 1998

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/10/04 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/10/04 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

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.