DB:BSS

Stock Analysis Report

Beta Systems Software

Executive Summary

Beta Systems Software AG develops software products in Germany and internationally.

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Fundamentals

Flawless balance sheet 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 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-3.5%

BSS

0.3%

DE Software

-0.4%

DE Market


1 Year Return

23.6%

BSS

36.2%

DE Software

10.4%

DE Market

Return vs Industry: BSS underperformed the German Software industry which returned 36.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: BSS exceeded the German Market which returned 10.4% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

BSSIndustryMarket
7 Day-3.5%0.3%-0.4%
30 Day-3.5%3.6%3.0%
90 Day3.8%13.8%11.1%
1 Year23.6%23.6%38.1%36.2%13.8%10.4%
3 Year47.4%44.7%63.3%56.8%24.8%13.8%
5 Year195.8%158.8%138.8%121.8%34.1%15.7%

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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Valuation

Is Beta Systems Software undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: BSS (€22) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€91.68)

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 (33x) compared to the Software industry average (37.8x).

PE vs Market: BSS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (33x) compared to the German market (19.8x).


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 (3.1x).


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Future Growth

How is Beta Systems Software forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

26.6%

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.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.


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Past Performance

How has Beta Systems Software performed over the past 5 years?

26.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: BSS has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: BSS's current net profit margins (6.9%) are higher than last year (4.1%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: BSS has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 26.2% per year.

Accelerating Growth: BSS's earnings growth over the past year (90.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (26.2% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: BSS earnings growth over the past year (90.1%) exceeded the Software industry 14.8%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: BSS's Return on Equity (6.5%) is considered low.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is Beta Systems Software's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: BSS's short term assets (€62.9M) exceeds its short term liabilities (€23.1M)

Long Term Liabilities: BSS's short term assets (€62.9M) exceeds its long term liabilities (4.3M)


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: BSS is debt free.

Reducing Debt: BSS had no debt 5 years ago.

Debt Coverage: BSS has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: BSS has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: BSS has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if BSS's debt is covered by short term assets.


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Dividend

What is Beta Systems Software's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.05%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

company1.0%marketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage1.2%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: BSS's dividend (1.05%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.38%).

High Dividend: BSS's dividend (1.05%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.75%).


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 2 years, and since then payments have fallen.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (34.5%), BSS's dividend payments are well 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.


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Management

What is the CEO of Beta Systems Software's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?


CEO

Beta Systems Software has no CEO, or we have no data on them.


Insider Trading

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.


Management Team

  • Bernhard Auer

    Executive Consultant

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: €3.48k
  • Arne Baßler

    Compliance Officer and Director Corporate Communications

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Norbert Baumgärtner

    Head of ECM Solutions Banking Sector

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Andreas Huth (54yo)

    Head of Sales

    • Tenure: 4.7yrs
    • Compensation: €170.21k
  • Armin Steiner (43yo)

    Head of Development Support

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: €40.33k

Board Members

  • Stefan Hillenbach

    Member of Supervisory Board

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: €10.00k
  • Wilhelm Zours (58yo)

    Chairman of Supervisory Board

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Jens-Martin Jüttner

    Member of Supervisory Board

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: €10.00k
  • Heiko Wenzel-Schinzer

    Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: €10.00k
  • Veit Paas

    Member of Supervisory Board

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: €10.00k
  • Wolfgang Bendig

    Member of Supervisory Board

    • Tenure: 2.3yrs

Company Information

Beta Systems Software AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Beta Systems Software AG
  • Ticker: BSS
  • Exchange: DB
  • Founded: 1983
  • Industry: Application Software
  • Sector: Software
  • Market Cap: €106.191m
  • Shares outstanding: 4.78m
  • Website: https://www.betasystems.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Beta Systems Software AG
  • Alt-Moabit 90d
  • Berlin
  • Berlin
  • 10559
  • Germany

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
BSSDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURJul 1997

Biography

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Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/11/21 20:41
End of Day Share Price2019/11/21 00:00
Earnings2019/03/31
Annual Earnings2018/09/30


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.