Columbus A/S, an IT services and consulting company, develops and sells industry-specific software for the retail, food, and manufacturing industries worldwide.
Adequate balance sheet and fair value.
Share Price & News
How has Columbus's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: P1F's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: P1F underperformed the German IT industry which returned -9.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: P1F underperformed the German Market which returned 4.1% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Columbus's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Columbus 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: P1F (€1.03) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€4.15)
Significantly Below Fair Value: P1F is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: P1F is poor value based on its PE Ratio (47.3x) compared to the IT industry average (24.6x).
PE vs Market: P1F is poor value based on its PE Ratio (47.3x) compared to the German market (20.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate P1F's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: P1F is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.5x) compared to the DE IT industry average (3.9x).
How is Columbus 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 Columbus 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.
- Examine whether Columbus is trading at an attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.
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How has Columbus performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: P1F has a large one-off loss of DKK13.2M impacting its December 31 2019 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: P1F's current net profit margins (1.1%) are lower than last year (5.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: P1F's earnings have grown by 3.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: P1F's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: P1F had negative earnings growth (-78.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the IT industry average (4.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: P1F's Return on Equity (3.1%) is considered low.
How is Columbus's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: P1F's short term assets (DKK529.9M) do not cover its short term liabilities (DKK538.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: P1F's short term assets (DKK529.9M) exceed its long term liabilities (DKK447.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: P1F's debt to equity ratio (26.3%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: P1F's debt to equity ratio has increased from 0.5% to 26.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: P1F's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (107.5%).
Interest Coverage: P1F's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (9.7x coverage).
What is Columbus's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate P1F's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate P1F'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 P1F's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if P1F's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: P1F is not paying a notable dividend for the German market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of P1F'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?
Average management tenure
Thomas Honoré (50yo)
Mr. Thomas Gregers Honoré has been the Chief Executive Officer and President at Columbus A/S (Alternate Name: Columbus IT Partner A/S) since May 2011 and serves as its Member of Executive Board. Mr. Honoré ...
|CEO, President & Member of the Executive Board||9.08yrs||no data||1.45% DKK1.9m|
|CFO & Member of the Executive Board||9.92yrs||no data||0.91% DKK1.2m|
|Chief Operating Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief People Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Columbus Care||4.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of Sweden||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of North America - Columbus US||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of To-Increase||2.42yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: P1F's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.8 years average tenure).
|Chairman of the Board||16.42yrs||no data||0.29% DKK378.3k|
|Deputy Chairman||2.17yrs||no data||0.62% DKK807.5k|
|Independent Director||7.83yrs||no data||0.22% DKK294.2k|
|Director||2.42yrs||no data||0.016% DKK21.0k|
Experienced Board: P1F's board of directors are considered experienced (5.1 years average tenure).
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.
Columbus A/S's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Columbus A/S
- Ticker: P1F
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 1989
- Industry: IT Consulting and Other Services
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: ø977.038m
- Listing Market Cap: ø130.947m
- Shares outstanding: 124.62m
- Website: https://www.columbusglobal.com
Number of Employees
- Columbus A/S
- Lautrupvang 6
- Capital Region of Denmark
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|COLUM||CPSE (OMX Nordic Exchange Copenhagen)||Yes||Common Stock||DK||DKK||May 1998|
|0NPJ||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||DKK||May 1998|
|COLO.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||May 1998|
|COLUMC||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Common Stock||GB||DKK||May 1998|
|P1F||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||May 1998|
Columbus A/S, an IT services and consulting company, develops and sells industry-specific software for the retail, food, and manufacturing industries worldwide. It provides analytics and business insights, business and application integration, business innovation, compliance and business continuity, customer experience, and enterprise resource planning; and application management, and cloud and infrastructure services. The company also offers various solutions for manufacturing, retail, and distribution; food, beverage, and process; rental, lease, and equipment; and fashion industries. Columbus A/S was founded in 1989 is headquartered in Ballerup, Denmark.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/06/05 01:52|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/06/04 00:00|
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