First Sensor AG develops, produces, and sells sensor chips, sensor components, sensors, and sensor systems for industrial, medical, and mobility markets worldwide.
Reasonable growth potential with adequate balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has First Sensor's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SIS has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: SIS exceeded the German Semiconductor industry which returned 18.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SIS exceeded the German Market which returned 0.2% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is First Sensor's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 year ago | Simply Wall StWill First Sensor AG's (ETR:SIS) Earnings Grow In Next 12 Months?
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Is First Sensor 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: SIS (€38.2) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€19.65)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SIS is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SIS is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Semiconductor industry average.
PE vs Market: SIS 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 SIS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SIS is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4.4x) compared to the DE Semiconductor industry average (2x).
How is First Sensor forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SIS is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (0.2%).
Earnings vs Market: SIS is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: SIS's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SIS's revenue (8.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the German market (5.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SIS's revenue (8.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SIS's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (11.2%).
How has First Sensor performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SIS is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: SIS is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SIS is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 27.8% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare SIS's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: SIS is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Semiconductor industry (-6.5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SIS has a negative Return on Equity (-1.25%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is First Sensor's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SIS's short term assets (€84.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (€61.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: SIS's short term assets (€84.3M) exceed its long term liabilities (€29.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SIS's debt to equity ratio (52.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SIS's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 57.5% to 52.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SIS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (43.4%).
Interest Coverage: SIS is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.
What is First Sensor's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SIS's dividend (0.52%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.28%).
High Dividend: SIS's dividend (0.52%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.93%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SIS is not paying a notable dividend for the German market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: SIS is not paying a notable dividend for the German market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: SIS is not paying a notable dividend for the German market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of SIS'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 management tenure
Dirk Rothweiler (56yo)
Dr. Dirk Michael Rothweiler has been the Chief Executive Officer and Member of Executive Board at First Sensor AG since January 01, 2017. Dr. Rothweiler is responsible for business policy guidelines, compa ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Dirk's total compensation ($USD1.26M) is about average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD1.08M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Dirk's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|CEO & Member of Executive Board||3.33yrs||€1.14m||no data|
|CFO & Member of Executive Board||0.17yr||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Sales||4yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Competence Center Production||4.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of First Sensor Lewicki Gmbh||no data||no data||no data|
|Executive Officer||3.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive Officer||3.42yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: SIS's management team is considered experienced (3.4 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.
First Sensor AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: First Sensor AG
- Ticker: SIS
- Exchange: XTRA
- Founded: 1991
- Industry: Semiconductors
- Sector: Semiconductors
- Market Cap: €392.291m
- Shares outstanding: 10.27m
- Website: https://www.first-sensor.com
Number of Employees
- First Sensor AG
- Peter-Behrens-Strasse 15
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SIS||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jul 1999|
|SIS||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jul 1999|
|0G0X||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||EUR||Jul 1999|
|FSXX.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Jul 1999|
|SISd||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||EUR||Jul 1999|
|SIS||ETLX (Eurotlx)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||IT||EUR||Jul 1999|
|SISV||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||NPV (ASD 10/03/2020 TE CONNECTIVITY CSH)||DE||EUR||Jul 2019|
First Sensor AG develops, produces, and sells sensor chips, sensor components, sensors, and sensor systems for industrial, medical, and mobility markets worldwide. It offers optical and opto-electronic sensor solutions, including quadrant PIN photodiodes, quadrant avalanche photodiodes (APD), APD arrays, position-sensitive diodes, wavelength-sensitive diodes, InGaAs photodiodes, and silicon photomultipliers (SiPMs); optoelectronic modules; laser diodes; and custom sensors. The company also provides radiation sensors, such as detectors for ionizing radiation and SiPMs; pressure sensor elements and components, pressure sensors and transmitters, and pressure sensors for OEM applications; level sensors comprising hydrostatic liquid level sensors and optical liquid level switches; flow sensors consisting of mass flow sensors for gases and sensors for volumetric flow measurement; inertial sensors; and rugged and compact cameras. In addition, it offers power semiconductors, including power MOSFETs for aerospace applications, as well as radiation-hardened high voltage diodes for space applications; and other products, such as oxygen sensors, miniature solenoid valves, media resistant solenoid valves, electronic pressure controllers, and miniature diaphragm pumps. The company was formerly known as Silicon Sensor International AG and changed its name to First Sensor AG in June 2011. First Sensor AG was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Berlin, Germany. As of March 12, 2020, First Sensor AG operates as a subsidiary of TE Connectivity Ltd.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/05/31 21:53|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/05/29 00:00|
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