Beta Systems Software AG develops software products in Germany and internationally. More Details
Undervalued with solid track record.
Share Price & News
How has Beta Systems Software's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: BSS is not significantly more volatile than the rest of German stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: BSS's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: BSS exceeded the German Software industry which returned -14.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BSS exceeded the German Market which returned 0.4% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Beta Systems Software's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Beta Systems 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: BSS (€26.2) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€41.1)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BSS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BSS is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.9x) compared to the DE Software industry average (26.1x).
PE vs Market: BSS is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.9x) compared to the German market (22.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate BSS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BSS is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.1x) compared to the DE Software industry average (3.7x).
How is Beta Systems Software forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Software industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Beta Systems Software has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
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How has Beta Systems Software performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BSS has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: BSS's current net profit margins (13%) are higher than last year (6.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BSS's earnings have grown by 8.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: BSS's earnings growth over the past year (153%) exceeds its 5-year average (8.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: BSS earnings growth over the past year (153%) exceeded the Software industry 36.5%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: BSS's Return on Equity (14.2%) is considered low.
How is Beta Systems Software's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BSS's short term assets (€72.6M) exceed its short term liabilities (€32.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: BSS's short term assets (€72.6M) exceed its long term liabilities (€20.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BSS's debt to equity ratio (11.4%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if BSS's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: BSS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (169.9%).
Interest Coverage: BSS earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Beta Systems Software current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BSS's dividend (0.76%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.12%).
High Dividend: BSS's dividend (0.76%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.64%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: BSS has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: BSS has only been paying a dividend for 3 years, and since then payments have fallen.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (11.4%), BSS's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Beta Systems Software has no CEO, or we have no data on them.
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.
Beta Systems Software AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Beta Systems Software AG
- Ticker: BSS
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 1983
- Industry: Application Software
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: €128.195m
- Shares outstanding: 4.78m
- Website: https://www.betasystems.com
Number of Employees
- Beta Systems Software AG
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|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|BSS||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jul 1997|
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Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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