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Market Cap

€1.5b

Last Updated

2021/09/19 17:44 UTC

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Company Financials +

Executive Summary

S&T AG engages in the development, implementation, and marketing of hardware and software solutions, and IT services. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Good value with reasonable growth potential.

Share Price & News

How has S&T's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: SANT is not significantly more volatile than the rest of German stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: SANT's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-0.2%

SANT

-0.1%

DE IT

-1.2%

DE Market


1 Year Return

0.3%

SANT

22.0%

DE IT

22.4%

DE Market

Return vs Industry: SANT underperformed the German IT industry which returned 22% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SANT underperformed the German Market which returned 22.4% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

SANTIndustryMarket
7 Day-0.2%-0.1%-1.2%
30 Day22.6%7.4%-1.1%
90 Day15.3%23.9%0.7%
1 Year1.7%0.3%27.9%22.0%26.0%22.4%
3 Year-8.3%-10.3%98.7%86.1%32.1%21.3%
5 Year149.1%140.3%226.5%204.0%52.6%31.8%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is S&T's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is S&T undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

31.5%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: SANT (€22.66) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€33.07)

Significantly Below Fair Value: SANT is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: SANT is good value based on its PE Ratio (25.8x) compared to the German IT industry average (38x).

PE vs Market: SANT is poor value based on its PE Ratio (25.8x) compared to the German market (23x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: SANT is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.2x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: SANT is good value based on its PB Ratio (3.7x) compared to the DE IT industry average (4x).


Future Growth

How is S&T forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?

22.3%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: SANT's forecast earnings growth (22.3% per year) is above the savings rate (0.01%).

Earnings vs Market: SANT's earnings (22.3% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the German market (13% per year).

High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: SANT's revenue (9.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the German market (5.8% per year).

High Growth Revenue: SANT's revenue (9.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: SANT's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (17%).


Past Performance

How has S&T performed over the past 5 years?

27.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: SANT has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: SANT's current net profit margins (4.2%) are higher than last year (4.2%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SANT's earnings have grown significantly by 27.3% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: SANT's earnings growth over the past year (11.7%) is below its 5-year average (27.3% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: SANT earnings growth over the past year (11.7%) underperformed the IT industry 35.1%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: SANT's Return on Equity (14.1%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is S&T's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: SANT's short term assets (€722.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (€459.5M).

Long Term Liabilities: SANT's short term assets (€722.0M) exceed its long term liabilities (€371.9M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: SANT's debt to equity ratio (76.5%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: SANT's debt to equity ratio has increased from 52.2% to 76.5% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: SANT's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (33.2%).

Interest Coverage: SANT's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (7.3x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is S&T current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.32%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: SANT's dividend (1.32%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (0.97%).

High Dividend: SANT's dividend (1.32%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.17%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: SANT has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: SANT's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 8 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (34.3%), SANT's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: SANT's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (31.1% payout ratio).


Next Steps

Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

11.7yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Hannes Niederhauser (59 yo)

10.67yrs

Tenure

€1,243,000

Compensation

Mr. Hannes Niederhauser Dipl. Ing. is Member of the Supervisory Board at KATEK SE since April 01, 2021. He joined Infineon AG in Munich as a chip developer from 1987 up to 1989.From May 1989 through Janua...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Hannes's total compensation ($USD1.46M) is about average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD1.58M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Hannes's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: SANT's management team is seasoned and experienced (11.7 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: SANT's board of directors are considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).


Ownership

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.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

S&T AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: S&T AG
  • Ticker: SANT
  • Exchange: XTRA
  • Founded: 1990
  • Industry: IT Consulting and Other Services
  • Sector: Software
  • Market Cap: €1.454b
  • Shares outstanding: 64.18m
  • Website: https://www.snt.ag

Number of Employees


Location

  • S&T AG
  • Industriezeile 35
  • Linz
  • Upper Austria
  • 4021
  • Austria

Listings


Biography

S&T AG engages in the development, implementation, and marketing of hardware and software solutions, and IT services. The company operates through three segments: IT Services, IoT Solutions Europe, and IoT...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/09/19 17:44
End of Day Share Price2021/09/17 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.