Plan Optik AG manufactures and sells structured wafers in Germany. More Details
Adequate balance sheet with questionable track record.
Share Price & News
How has Plan Optik's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: P4O is not significantly more volatile than the rest of German stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: P4O's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: P4O underperformed the German Semiconductor industry which returned 83.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: P4O underperformed the German Market which returned 18.1% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Plan Optik's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Plan Optik 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: Insufficient data to calculate P4O's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate P4O's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: P4O is poor value based on its PE Ratio (205x) compared to the DE Semiconductor industry average (81.6x).
PE vs Market: P4O is poor value based on its PE Ratio (205x) compared to the German market (24.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate P4O's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: P4O is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.9x) compared to the DE Semiconductor industry average (3.4x).
How is Plan Optik forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Semiconductors 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 Plan Optik 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.
- Examine Plan Optik's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
- Plan Optik competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Semiconductors industry.
How has Plan Optik performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: P4O has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: P4O's current net profit margins (0.3%) are lower than last year (3.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: P4O has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 35% per year.
Accelerating Growth: P4O's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: P4O had negative earnings growth (-89.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Semiconductor industry average (-48.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: P4O's Return on Equity (0.4%) is considered low.
How is Plan Optik's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: P4O's short term assets (€5.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (€1.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: P4O's short term assets (€5.5M) exceed its long term liabilities (€1.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: P4O's debt to equity ratio (32.5%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: P4O's debt to equity ratio has increased from 30.5% to 32.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: P4O's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (31.6%).
Interest Coverage: P4O's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.1x coverage).
What is Plan Optik current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate P4O's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate P4O'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 P4O's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if P4O's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: P4O is not paying a notable dividend for the German market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of P4O's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the German market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Michael Schilling (55 yo)
Mr. Michael Schilling founded Plan Optik AG in 2005 and has been its Chairman of Management Board since 2005. Mr. Schilling served as Managing Director of Plan Optik AG. He holds a degree in Mechanical Eng...
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|Member of The Supervisory Board||5.75yrs||no data||no data|
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Experienced Board: P4O's board of directors are considered experienced (5.8 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.
Plan Optik AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Plan Optik AG
- Ticker: P4O
- Exchange: XTRA
- Founded: NaN
- Industry: Semiconductors
- Sector: Semiconductors
- Market Cap: €6.273m
- Shares outstanding: 4.27m
- Website: https://www.planoptik.com
Number of Employees
- Plan Optik AG
- Ueber der Bitz 3
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|P4O||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Dec 2005|
|P4O||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Dec 2005|
Plan Optik AG manufactures and sells structured wafers in Germany. The company offers substrate wafers comprising borosilicate, quartz, fused silica, alkaline free, and silicon-on-glass wafers; carriers an...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|End of Day Share Price||2021/03/03 00:00|
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.