DB:HWSA

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Metric Mobility Solutions

Executive Summary

METRIC mobility solutions AG provides systems for recording, validating, and processing data.


Snowflake Analysis

Mediocre balance sheet with weak fundamentals.


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Share Price & News

How has Metric Mobility Solutions's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: HWSA's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

HWSA

1.5%

DE Tech

0.07%

DE Market


1 Year Return

-8.7%

HWSA

18.3%

DE Tech

14.8%

DE Market

Return vs Industry: HWSA underperformed the German Tech industry which returned 23.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: HWSA underperformed the German Market which returned 17.1% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

HWSAIndustryMarket
7 Day0%1.5%0.07%
30 Day-30.0%1.2%1.4%
90 Day147.1%19.7%6.1%
1 Year-8.7%-8.7%19.3%18.3%18.4%14.8%
3 Year-52.3%-52.3%145.7%140.6%17.4%7.0%
5 Year-98.9%-98.9%93.2%70.9%27.9%10.4%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Metric Mobility Solutions's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Metric Mobility Solutions undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether Metric Mobility Solutions is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as Metric Mobility Solutions has not provided consistent financial data, and the stock also has no analyst forecast or coverage, its intrinsic value cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst consensus cash flow predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 89% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have a valuation analysis.


Next Steps

  • Take a look at our analysis of HWSA’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  • When valuing a company like this, investors focus more on how they perceive the size of the opportunity, the company's ability to deliver and scale, and the strength of the team. While we are not analysing this type of data at the moment, if you don’t know where to start, we recommend reading through Metric Mobility Solutions regulatory filings.
  • Explore potentially undervalued companies in the Tech industry.

Future Growth

How is Metric Mobility Solutions forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

17.6%

Forecasted Tech 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 Metric Mobility Solutions 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 Metric Mobility Solutions performed over the past 5 years?

13.5%

Historical Tech annual earnings growth


In this section we usually display a company’s past earnings and revenues to help investors visualise the trend through time. We also gauge the company’s performance by benchmarking its returns and growth to its industry peers and the wider market. However, Metric Mobility Solutions has not provided sufficient past data to assess its track record.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have historical data.


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Financial Health

How is Metric Mobility Solutions's financial position?


In this section we usually analyse Metric Mobility Solutions's finance health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial distress, in particular, its ability to manage its cash and debt levels. Metric Mobility Solutions has not provided adequate balance sheet data, its financial health cannot be properly assessed as it.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have financial information.


Next Steps

  • Take a look at our analysis of HWSA’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  • Investors tend to look at the financial health of a company this size in order to assess the sustainability of its current operations. Metric Mobility Solutions's cash and debt levels may be found in its annual reports archived here.
  • Financial health is measured at one point in time, so the latest financial report is the best representation of the company’s current financial status. Check when Metric Mobility Solutions's financial data was last updated here.
  • Explore more healthy companies in the Tech industry.

Dividend

What is Metric Mobility Solutions's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

company0%marketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.5%industryaverage1.6%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate HWSA's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate HWSA's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HWSA's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HWSA's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: HWSA is not paying a notable dividend for the German market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of HWSA's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the German market.


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Management

What is the CEO of Metric Mobility Solutions's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

5.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Thomas Dibbern (49yo)

5.5yrs

Tenure

€285,000

Compensation

Mr. Thomas Dibbern serves as the Chairman of the Board of Management and Chief Executive Officer at Metric Mobility Solutions AG since July 02, 2014. Mr. Dibbern has been its Member of Management Board si ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Thomas's total compensation ($USD0.00) is below average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD425.50K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Thomas's compensation with company performance.


Management Age and Tenure

5.5yrs

Average Tenure

56.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: HWSA's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.5 years average tenure).


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Management Team

  • Peter Aylward (56yo)

    Managing Director of Metric

    • Arnd Fritzemeier

      Head of Investor & Public Relations

      • Günter Kuhlmann (57yo)

        Division Head of Research & Development and Member of Management Board

        • Tenure: 5.3yrs
        • Compensation: €221.00k
      • Thomas Fortmeier (59yo)

        Division Head of Sales & Marketing

        • Tenure: 6.5yrs
      • Thomas Dibbern (49yo)

        Chairman of the Board of Management & CEO

        • Tenure: 5.5yrs
        • Compensation: €285.00k
      • Bernd Voigt

        Head of Market Division Retail & Logistics

        • Boris Marten

          Head of Market Division Public Transport


          Board Members

          • Wolfgang Meyer

            Member of Supervisory Board

            • Tenure: 3.7yrs
          • Walter Droege

            Member of Supervisory Board

            • Tenure: 4.7yrs
            • Compensation: €15.00k

          Company Information

          Metric Mobility Solutions AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


          Key Information

          • Name: Metric Mobility Solutions AG
          • Ticker: HWSA
          • Exchange: DB
          • Founded: 1978
          • Industry: Technology Hardware, Storage and Peripherals
          • Sector: Tech
          • Market Cap: €231.981k
          • Shares outstanding: 11.05m
          • Website: https://www.metric-group.com

          Number of Employees


          Location

          • Metric Mobility Solutions AG
          • Rotenburger Strasse 20
          • Hannover
          • 30659
          • Germany

          Listings

          TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
          HWSADB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesBearer SharesDEEURJul 1998
          0QGNLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesBearer SharesGBEURJul 1998

          Biography

          METRIC mobility solutions AG provides systems for recording, validating, and processing data. The company conducts its operations through Public Transport, Retail and Logistics, and Parking Systems business divisions. It primarily manufactures ticketing and mobile data capture systems, and car park terminals. The Public Transport division offers ticketing systems, including stationary, mobile, and background systems. This division provides its solutions to bus, rail, and individual applications. The Retail and Logistics division offers mobile terminals, enterprise PDAs, tablets, and POS devices for the deployment in the retail segment, logistics, hospitality, external field services, and other applications. This division also offers stationary devices; device management software; and point-of-sale solutions. The Parking Systems division provides car park systems for on and off street parking, park and ride schemes, and residential and commercial parking. It also provides services and support. The company was formerly known as Höft & Wessel Aktiengesellschaft and changed its name to METRIC mobility solutions AG in May 2015. The company was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Hannover, Germany. METRIC mobility solutions AG is a subsidiary of Droege International Group AG. 


          Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

          All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
          DataLast Updated (UTC time)
          Company Analysis2020/01/19 20:44
          End of Day Share Price2020/01/17 00:00
          Earnings2016/06/30
          Annual Earnings2015/12/31


          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.