HolidayCheck Group AG operates as a digital company for holidaymakers in Austria, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, and Switzerland.
Adequate balance sheet with reasonable growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has HolidayCheck Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: HOC's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
DE Online Retail
1 Year Return
DE Online Retail
Return vs Industry: HOC underperformed the German Online Retail industry which returned 45.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: HOC underperformed the German Market which returned -14.3% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is HolidayCheck Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StIs HolidayCheck Group AG's (ETR:HOC) CEO Pay Fair?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StCan We See Significant Institutional Ownership On The HolidayCheck Group AG (ETR:HOC) Share Register?
2 months ago | Simply Wall StIs HolidayCheck Group AG (ETR:HOC) A Risky Dividend Stock?
Is HolidayCheck Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: HOC (€1.27) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€0.71)
Significantly Below Fair Value: HOC is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: HOC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Online Retail industry average.
PE vs Market: HOC 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 HOC's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: HOC is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.5x) compared to the DE Online Retail industry average (3.5x).
How is HolidayCheck Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: HOC is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (-0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: HOC is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: HOC's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: HOC's revenue (7.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the German market (3.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: HOC's revenue (7.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: HOC is forecast to be unprofitable in 3 years.
How has HolidayCheck Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: HOC is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: HOC is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: HOC is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -12.5% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare HOC's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: HOC is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Online Retail industry (3.5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: HOC has a negative Return on Equity (-2.91%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is HolidayCheck Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: HOC's short term assets (€56.9M) exceed its short term liabilities (€29.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: HOC's short term assets (€56.9M) exceed its long term liabilities (€14.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: HOC is debt free.
Reducing Debt: HOC has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 45.1%.
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: Insufficient data to determine if HOC has enough cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if HOC has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is HolidayCheck Group's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: HOC's dividend (3.16%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.57%).
High Dividend: HOC's dividend (3.16%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (4.68%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: HOC has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: HOC has only been paying a dividend for 9 years, and since then payments have fallen.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: HOC is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: HOC's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (34.5% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Georg Hesse (47yo)
Mr. Georg Hesse serves as a Independent Member of Supervisory Board at Leifheit Aktiengesellschaft since May 30, 2018. He has been the Chief Executive Officer, Chairman and Member of Management Board at To ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Georg's total compensation ($USD807.96K) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD421.65K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Georg's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|Chairperson of the Management Board & CEO||4.25yrs||€743.00k||0.41% €293.6k|
|CFO & Member of Management Board||2.92yrs||€601.00k||0.25% €180.2k|
|Chief Product Officer/CTO & Member of Management Board||3.25yrs||€683.00k||0.20% €141.4k|
|Online Editor In Chief||no data||no data||no data|
|Director of Group Communications & Investor Relations||12.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of HR Management||no data||no data||no data|
|Head of Product & Publisher Mgmt and Director of Product & Piblisher Mgmt At Tomorrow Focus Media||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of Webassets B.V.||5.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Financial Controller||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of HolidayCheck AG||2.75yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: HOC's management team is considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).
|Member of Supervisory Board||4.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Chairman of Supervisory Board||6.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Member of Supervisory Board||3.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Deputy Chairman of Supervisory Board||5.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Member of Supervisory Board||4.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Member of Supervisory Board||3.83yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: HOC's board of directors are considered experienced (4.8 years average tenure).
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.
HolidayCheck Group AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: HolidayCheck Group AG
- Ticker: HOC
- Exchange: XTRA
- Industry: Internet and Direct Marketing Retail
- Sector: Retail
- Market Cap: €71.874m
- Shares outstanding: 56.82m
- Website: https://www.holidaycheckgroup.com
Number of Employees
- HolidayCheck Group AG
- Neumarkter Strasse 61
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|HOC||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Bearer Shares||DE||EUR||Jul 2000|
|HOC||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Bearer Shares||DE||EUR||Jul 2000|
|0G8Z||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Bearer Shares||GB||EUR||Jul 2000|
|HOCD||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Bearer Shares||GB||EUR||Jul 2000|
|TMFX.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Bearer Shares||US||USD||Jul 2000|
HolidayCheck Group AG operates as a digital company for holidaymakers in Austria, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, and Switzerland. It operates HolidayCheck, a hotel rating and travel booking portal; Zoover, a hotel rating portal; and Weeronline/Meteovista weather portals, as well as MietwagenCheck and Driveboo rental car portals. The company was formerly known as TOMORROW FOCUS AG and changed its name to HolidayCheck Group AG in June 2016. HolidayCheck Group AG is headquartered in Munich, Germany.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/09 21:41|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/09 00:00|
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