SÜSS MicroTec SE, together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and markets machines for the production of microelectronics, microelectromechanical systems, and related applications in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, North America, and the Asia Pacific. More Details
No risks detected for SMHN from our risk checks.
Excellent balance sheet with reasonable growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has SÜSS MicroTec's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SMHN is not significantly more volatile than the rest of German stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SMHN's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: SMHN exceeded the German Semiconductor industry which returned 81.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SMHN exceeded the German Market which returned 17.3% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is SÜSS MicroTec's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StIs SÜSS MicroTec's (ETR:SMHN) 194% Share Price Increase Well Justified?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StWhat Type Of Shareholders Make Up SÜSS MicroTec SE's (ETR:SMHN) Share Registry?
2 months ago | Simply Wall StSÜSS MicroTec (ETR:SMHN) Seems To Use Debt Rather Sparingly
Is SÜSS MicroTec 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: SMHN (€21.3) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€7.34)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SMHN is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SMHN is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the DE Semiconductor industry average.
PE vs Market: SMHN 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 SMHN's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SMHN is good value based on its PB Ratio (3.1x) compared to the DE Semiconductor industry average (3.3x).
How is SÜSS MicroTec forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SMHN is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (0.07%).
Earnings vs Market: SMHN is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: SMHN's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SMHN's revenue (9.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the German market (6.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SMHN's revenue (9.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SMHN's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (14%).
How has SÜSS MicroTec performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SMHN is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: SMHN is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SMHN is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 43.4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare SMHN's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: SMHN is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Semiconductor industry (-48.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SMHN has a negative Return on Equity (-2.04%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is SÜSS MicroTec's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SMHN's short term assets (€155.6M) exceed its short term liabilities (€57.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: SMHN's short term assets (€155.6M) exceed its long term liabilities (€35.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SMHN's debt to equity ratio (8.2%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: SMHN's debt to equity ratio has increased from 7.8% to 8.2% over the past 5 years.
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: Whilst unprofitable SMHN has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: SMHN is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by 18.1% per year.
What is SÜSS MicroTec current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SMHN's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SMHN'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 SMHN's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SMHN's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of SMHN'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
Franz Richter (65 yo)
Dr. Franz Richter serves as Chairman of the Board at Meyer Burger Technology AG since 2020. He has been Chief Executive Officer and President of SÜSS MicroTec SE (former name Suss Microtec AG) since Septem...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Franz's total compensation ($USD765.40K) is about average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD909.31K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Franz's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|Member of Supervisory Board||0.33yr||no data||no data|
|Chairman of the Supervisory Board||0.83yr||no data||no data|
|Member of the Supervisory Board||1.75yrs||€35.69k||no data|
|Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board||0.83yr||€61.00k||no data|
|Member of the Supervisory Board||0.83yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: SMHN's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.8 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.
SÜSS MicroTec SE's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: SÜSS MicroTec SE
- Ticker: SMHN
- Exchange: XTRA
- Founded: 1949
- Industry: Semiconductor Equipment
- Sector: Semiconductors
- Market Cap: €407.161m
- Shares outstanding: 19.12m
- Website: https://www.suss.com
Number of Employees
- SÜSS MicroTec SE
- Schleissheimer Strasse 90
- Garching bei München
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SESM.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||May 1999|
|SMHN||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||May 1999|
|0Q3C||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||EUR||May 1999|
|SMHN||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||May 1999|
|SMHND||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Common Stock||GB||EUR||May 1999|
|SMHN||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||CH||CHF||May 1999|
SÜSS MicroTec SE, together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and markets machines for the production of microelectronics, microelectromechanical systems, and related applications in Europe, th...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2021/03/04 20:09|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/03/04 00:00|
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