GK Software SE provides retail sector software worldwide. More Details
Reasonable growth potential with adequate balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has GK Software's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: GKS has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: GKS exceeded the German Software industry which returned 25.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GKS exceeded the German Market which returned 6.6% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is GK Software's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
4 days ago | Simply Wall StShould You Use GK Software's (ETR:GKS) Statutory Earnings To Analyse It?
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StGK Software SE (ETR:GKS) Stock Is Going Strong But Fundamentals Look Uncertain: What Lies Ahead ?
4 weeks ago | Simply Wall StHow Much Of GK Software SE (ETR:GKS) Do Insiders Own?
Is GK Software undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: GKS (€79.4) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€126.38)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GKS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GKS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (49.7x) compared to the DE Software industry average (31.6x).
PE vs Market: GKS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (49.7x) compared to the German market (22.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: GKS is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GKS's PB Ratio (3.8x) is in line with the DE Software industry average.
How is GK Software forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: GKS's forecast earnings growth (29.3% per year) is above the savings rate (0.2%).
Earnings vs Market: GKS's earnings (29.3% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the German market (27.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: GKS's revenue (10.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the German market (6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: GKS's revenue (10.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: GKS's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (17.5%).
How has GK Software performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GKS has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: GKS became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GKS has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by -7.5% per year.
Accelerating Growth: GKS has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: GKS has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Software industry (40.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: GKS's Return on Equity (7.4%) is considered low.
How is GK Software's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GKS's short term assets (€51.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (€34.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: GKS's short term assets (€51.0M) exceed its long term liabilities (€30.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GKS's debt to equity ratio (59.4%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: GKS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 50.6% to 59.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: GKS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (57.6%).
Interest Coverage: GKS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.3x coverage).
What is GK Software current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate GKS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate GKS'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 GKS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GKS's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: GKS is not paying a notable dividend for the German market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of GKS'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?
Mr. Rainer Gläß is a Co-Founder of GK Software SE (formerly known as GK Software AG), and serves as its Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Management Board. Mr. Gläß is an engineering graduate.
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.
GK Software SE's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: GK Software SE
- Ticker: GKS
- Exchange: XTRA
- Founded: 1990
- Industry: Application Software
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: €162.171m
- Shares outstanding: 2.04m
- Website: https://www.gk-software.com
Number of Employees
- GK Software SE
- Waldstrasse 7
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|GKS||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Bearer Shares||DE||EUR||Jun 2008|
|GKS||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Bearer Shares||DE||EUR||Jun 2008|
|0NAU||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Bearer Shares||GB||EUR||Jun 2008|
|GKSd||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Bearer Shares||GB||EUR||Jun 2008|
|GKSF.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Bearer Shares||US||USD||Jun 2008|
GK Software SE provides retail sector software worldwide. The company offers OmniPOS solution for point of sale; Mobile POS that enables to deploy mobile retail concepts; Open Scale, a paradigm shift for v ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/09/18 03:11|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/09/17 00:00|
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