Analyzing All for One Steeb AG’s (ETR:A1OS) track record of past performance is a valuable exercise for investors. It enables us to reflect on whether or not the company has met expectations, which is a powerful signal for future performance. Today I will assess A1OS’s recent performance announced on 31 December 2018 and compare these figures to its long-term trend and industry movements.
Did A1OS’s recent performance beat its trend and industry?
A1OS’s trailing twelve-month earnings (from 31 December 2018) of €13m has declined by -0.8% compared to the previous year.
Furthermore, this one-year growth rate has been lower than its average earnings growth rate over the past 5 years of 13%, indicating the rate at which A1OS is growing has slowed down. What could be happening here? Well, let’s take a look at what’s occurring with margins and if the entire industry is feeling the heat.
In terms of returns from investment, All for One Steeb has fallen short of achieving a 20% return on equity (ROE), recording 16% instead. However, its return on assets (ROA) of 7.4% exceeds the DE IT industry of 6.0%, indicating All for One Steeb has used its assets more efficiently. Though, its return on capital (ROC), which also accounts for All for One Steeb’s debt level, has declined over the past 3 years from 17% to 14%.
What does this mean?
All for One Steeb’s track record can be a valuable insight into its earnings performance, but it certainly doesn’t tell the whole story. Companies that are profitable, but have unpredictable earnings, can have many factors impacting its business. You should continue to research All for One Steeb to get a better picture of the stock by looking at:
- Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for A1OS’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for A1OS’s outlook.
- Financial Health: Are A1OS’s operations financially sustainable? Balance sheets can be hard to analyze, which is why we’ve done it for you. Check out our financial health checks here.
- Other High-Performing Stocks: Are there other stocks that provide better prospects with proven track records? Explore our free list of these great stocks here.
NB: Figures in this article are calculated using data from the trailing twelve months from 31 December 2018. This may not be consistent with full year annual report figures.
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