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SHF Communication Technologies

DB:S4K
Snowflake Description

Flawless balance sheet with moderate growth potential.

The Snowflake is generated from 30 checks in 5 different areas, read more below.
S4K
DB
€12M
Market Cap
  1. Home
  2. DE
  3. Tech
Company description

SHF Communication Technologies AG, a microwave company, produces and sells ultra-broadband RF amplifiers, digital high speed modules, and measurement equipment for optical communication, instrumentation, and research applications worldwide. The last earnings update was 123 days ago. More info.


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S4K Share Price and Events
7 Day Returns
0%
DB:S4K
-0.4%
DE Communications
0.6%
DE Market
1 Year Returns
15.7%
DB:S4K
-12.3%
DE Communications
-19.1%
DE Market
S4K Shareholder Return
  7 Day 30 Day 90 Day 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
SHF Communication Technologies (S4K) 0% 0% -0.7% 15.7% -20.4% -30.3%
DE Communications -0.4% -3.2% -15.8% -12.3% -15.6% 7.8%
DE Market 0.6% -0.2% -7% -19.1% 6.9% 0.5%
1 Year Return vs Industry and Market
  • S4K outperformed the Communications industry which returned -12.3% over the past year.
  • S4K outperformed the Market in Germany which returned -19.1% over the past year.
Price Volatility
S4K
Industry
5yr Volatility vs Market

Value

 Is SHF Communication Technologies undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

Value is all about what a company is worth versus what price it is available for. If you went into a grocery store and all the bananas were on sale at half price, they could be considered undervalued.
INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
Here we compare the current share price of SHF Communication Technologies to its discounted cash flow analysis.value.

The discounted cash flow value is simply looking at what the company is worth today, based on estimates of how much money it is expected to make in the future.
Raw Data

Below are the data sources, inputs and calculation used to determine the intrinsic value for SHF Communication Technologies.

DB:S4K Discounted Cash Flow Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Valuation Model 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity
Levered Free Cash Flow Extrapolated from most recent financials. See below
Discount Rate (Cost of Equity) See below 8%
Perpetual Growth Rate 10-Year DE Government Bond Rate 0.2%

An important part of a discounted cash flow is the discount rate, below we explain how it has been calculated.

Calculation of Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity for DB:S4K
Data Point Calculation/ Source Result
Risk-Free Rate 10-Year DE Govt Bond Rate 0.2%
Equity Risk Premium S&P Global 9.8%
Communications Unlevered Beta Simply Wall St/ S&P Global 0.27
Re-levered Beta = Unlevered beta (1 + (1- tax rate) (Debt/Equity))
= 0.266 (1 + (1- 30%) (0%))
0.266
Levered Beta Levered Beta limited to 0.8 to 2.0
(practical range for a stable firm)
0.8
Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity = Cost of Equity = Risk Free Rate + (Levered Beta * Equity Risk Premium)
= 0.23% + (0.8 * 9.77%)
8.05%

Discounted Cash Flow Calculation for DB:S4K using 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity Model

The calculations below outline how an intrinsic value for SHF Communication Technologies is arrived at by discounting future cash flows to their present value using the 2 stage method. We use analyst's estimates of cash flows going forward 5 years for the 1st stage, the 2nd stage assumes the company grows at a stable rate into perpetuity.

DB:S4K DCF 1st Stage: Next 5 year cash flow forecast
2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Levered FCF (EUR, Millions) 0.47 0.44 0.42 0.39 0.37
Source Est @ -5.75% Est @ -5.75% Est @ -5.75% Est @ -5.75% Est @ -5.75%
Present Value
Discounted (@ 8.05%)
0.44 0.38 0.33 0.29 0.25
Present value of next 5 years cash flows €1.69
DB:S4K DCF 2nd Stage: Terminal Value
Calculation Result
Terminal Value = FCF2023 × (1 + g) ÷ (Discount Rate – g)
= €0.37 × (1 + 0.23%) ÷ (8.05% – 0.23%)
€4.77
Present Value of Terminal Value = Terminal Value ÷ (1 + r)5
= €4.77 ÷ (1 + 8.05%)5
€3.24
DB:S4K Total Equity Value
Calculation Result
Total Equity Value = Present value of next 5 years cash flows + Terminal Value
= €1.69 + €3.24
€4.93
Equity Value per Share
(EUR)
= Total value / Shares Outstanding
= €4.93 / 4.56
€1.08
DB:S4K Discount to Share Price
Calculation Result
Value per share (EUR) From above. €1.08
Current discount Discount to share price of €2.66
= -1 x (€2.66 - €1.08) / €1.08
-146.3%

Learn more about our DCF calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model .

  • The current share price of SHF Communication Technologies is above its future cash flow value.
Often investors are willing to pay a premium for a company that has a high dividend or the potential for future growth.
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
We can also value a company based on what the stock market is willing to pay for it. This is similar to the price of fruit (e.g. Mangoes or Avocados) increasing when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.

The amount the stock market is willing to pay for SHF Communication Technologies's earnings, growth and assets is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Are SHF Communication Technologies's earnings available for a low price, and how does this compare to other companies in the same industry?
Raw Data
DB:S4K PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Earnings Per Share * Company Filings (2018-06-30) in EUR €0.02
DB:S4K Share Price ** DB (2018-10-18) in EUR €2.66
Germany Communications Industry PE Ratio Median Figure of 5 Publicly-Listed Communications Companies 23.67x
Germany Market PE Ratio Median Figure of 417 Publicly-Listed Companies 17.05x

* Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual GAAP earnings per share excluding extraordinary items.

** Primary Listing of SHF Communication Technologies.

DB:S4K PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PE Ratio

= DB:S4K Share Price ÷ EPS (both in EUR)

= 2.66 ÷ 0.02

128.65x

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • SHF Communication Technologies is overvalued based on earnings compared to the DE Communications industry average.
  • SHF Communication Technologies is overvalued based on earnings compared to the Germany market.
Price based on expected Growth
Does SHF Communication Technologies's expected growth come at a high price?
Raw Data
DB:S4K PEG (Price to Earnings to Growth) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
PE Ratio See PE Ratio Section 128.65x
Net Income Annual Growth Rate See Future Growth Section.
Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 0 Analysts
30.1%per year
Europe Communications Industry PEG Ratio Median Figure of 10 Publicly-Listed Communications Companies 0.8x
Germany Market PEG Ratio Median Figure of 278 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.28x

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Unable to calculate PEG ratio for SHF Communication Technologies, we can't assess if its growth is good value.
Price based on value of assets
What value do investors place on SHF Communication Technologies's assets?
Raw Data
DB:S4K PB (Price to Book) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Book Value per Share Company Filings (2018-06-30) in EUR €1.73
DB:S4K Share Price * DB (2018-10-18) in EUR €2.66
Germany Communications Industry PB Ratio Median Figure of 7 Publicly-Listed Communications Companies 1.34x
Germany Market PB Ratio Median Figure of 564 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.75x
DB:S4K PB (Price to Book) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PB Ratio

= DB:S4K Share Price ÷ Book Value per Share (both in EUR)

= 2.66 ÷ 1.73

1.53x

* Primary Listing of SHF Communication Technologies.

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • SHF Communication Technologies is overvalued based on assets compared to the DE Communications industry average.
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Value checks
We assess SHF Communication Technologies's value by looking at:
  1. Is the discounted cash flow value less than 20%, or 40% of the share price? (2 checks) ( Click here or on bar chart for details of DCF calculation. )
  2. Is the PE ratio less than the market average, and/ or less than the Communications industry average (and greater than 0)? (2 checks)
  3. Is the PEG ratio within a reasonable range (0 to 1)? (1 check)
  4. Is the PB ratio less than the Communications industry average (and greater than 0)? (1 check)
  5. SHF Communication Technologies has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.

    Note: We use GAAP Earnings per Share in all our calculations including PE and PEG Ratio.

    Full details on the Value part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Future Performance

 How is SHF Communication Technologies expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

  • No analysts cover SHF Communication Technologies, future earnings growth has been estimated based on fundamentals.
The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past performance, by looking at estimated growth and how much profit it is expected to make.

Future estimates come from professional analysts. Just like forecasting the weather, they don’t always get it right!
Annual Growth Rate
30.1%
Expected annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
Is SHF Communication Technologies expected to grow at an attractive rate?
  • SHF Communication Technologies's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 0.2%.
Growth vs Market Checks
  • SHF Communication Technologies's earnings growth is expected to exceed the Germany market average.
  • Unable to compare SHF Communication Technologies's revenue growth to the Germany market average as no estimate data is available.
Annual Growth Rates Comparison
Raw Data
DB:S4K Future Growth Rates Data Sources
Data Point Source Value (per year)
DB:S4K Future Earnings Growth Rate Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 0 Analysts 30.1%
Germany Communications Industry Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 32.8%
Europe Communications Industry Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 2.3%
Germany Market Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 10.3%
Germany Market Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 5.2%

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Learn more about our growth rate calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model.

Analysts growth expectations
Raw Data
DB:S4K Analysts Growth Expectations Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (6 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
All numbers in EUR Millions and using Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.
DB:S4K Past Financials Data
Date (Data in EUR Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income *
2018-06-30 7 1 0
2018-03-31 6 0 -0
2017-12-31 5 -0 -1
2017-09-30 6 -0 -0
2017-06-30 6 0 -0
2017-03-31 6 1 0
2016-12-31 7 1 1
2016-09-30 8 1
2016-06-30 8 1 1
2016-03-31 8 1 1
2015-12-31 7 0 1
2015-09-30 7 1

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Super high growth metrics
High Growth Checks
  • SHF Communication Technologies's earnings are expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.
  • Unable to determine if SHF Communication Technologies is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
Raw Data
DB:S4K Past and Future Earnings per Share
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (6 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below

All data from SHF Communication Technologies Company Filings, last reported 6 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

DB:S4K Past Financials Data
Date (Data in EUR Millions) EPS *
2018-06-30 0.02
2018-03-31 -0.05
2017-12-31 -0.11
2017-09-30 -0.07
2017-06-30 -0.03
2017-03-31 0.05
2016-12-31 0.14
2016-09-30 0.18
2016-06-30 0.22
2016-03-31 0.19
2015-12-31 0.16
2015-09-30 0.15

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance in 3 years
In the same way as past performance we look at the future estimated return (profit) compared to the available funds. We do this looking forward 3 years.
  • Unable to establish if SHF Communication Technologies will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.
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Future performance checks
We assess SHF Communication Technologies's future performance by looking at:
  1. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the low risk savings rate, plus a premium to keep pace with inflation?
  2. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in earnings of the Germany market? (1 check)
  3. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in revenue of the Europe market? (1 check)
  4. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  6. Is the Return on Equity in 3 years expected to be over 20%? (1 check)
Some of the above checks will fail if the company is expected to be loss making in the relevant year.
SHF Communication Technologies has a total score of 3/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note 1: We use GAAP Net Income Excluding Exceptional Items for our Earnings in all our calculations.

Full details on the Future part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Past Performance

  How has SHF Communication Technologies performed over the past 5 years?

The past performance of a company can be measured by how much growth it has experienced and how much profit it makes relative to the funds and assets it has available.
Past earnings growth
Below we compare SHF Communication Technologies's growth in the last year to its industry (Communications).
Past Earnings growth analysis
We also check if the company has grown in the past 5 years, and whether it has maintained that growth in the year.
  • SHF Communication Technologies's year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years and the most recent earnings are below average.
  • SHF Communication Technologies has become profitable in the last year making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to the 5-year average.
  • SHF Communication Technologies has become profitable in the last year making it difficult to compare the Europe Communications industry average.
Earnings and Revenue History
SHF Communication Technologies's revenue and profit over the past 5 years is shown below, any years where they have experienced a loss will show up in red.
Raw Data

All data from SHF Communication Technologies Company Filings, last reported 6 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

DB:S4K Past Revenue, Cash Flow and Net Income Data
Date (Data in EUR Millions) Revenue Net Income * G+A Expenses R&D Expenses
2018-06-30 6.59 0.09 3.49
2018-03-31 5.96 -0.21 3.38
2017-12-31 5.33 -0.52 3.27
2017-09-30 5.57 -0.34 3.32
2017-06-30 5.81 -0.16 3.36
2017-03-31 6.47 0.24 3.48
2016-12-31 7.13 0.63 3.60
2016-09-30 7.64 0.81 3.63
2016-06-30 8.16 0.99 3.66
2016-03-31 7.80 0.87 3.60
2015-12-31 7.45 0.75 3.54
2015-09-30 7.01 0.68 3.56
2015-06-30 6.57 0.60 3.57
2015-03-31 7.02 0.80 3.60
2014-12-31 7.48 1.01 3.62
2014-09-30 7.92 1.31 3.60
2014-06-30 8.37 1.62 3.59
2014-03-31 7.85 1.31 3.55
2013-12-31 7.34 1.00 3.52
2013-09-30 7.63 0.93 3.52
2013-06-30 7.93 0.86 3.53
2013-03-31 9.15 1.26 3.60
2012-12-31 10.37 1.65 3.66
2012-09-30 11.14 1.95 3.71
2012-06-30 11.91 2.25 3.76
2012-03-31 11.98 2.50 3.77

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance last year
We want to ensure a company is making the most of what it has available. This is done by comparing the return (profit) to a company's available funds, assets and capital.
  • SHF Communication Technologies has not efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity less than 20%).
  • SHF Communication Technologies used its assets less efficiently than the DE Communications industry average last year based on Return on Assets.
  • SHF Communication Technologies's use of capital deteriorated last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).
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Past performance checks
We assess SHF Communication Technologies's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
  1. Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
  2. Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the Communications industry? (1 check)
  3. Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
  6. Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
SHF Communication Technologies has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.

Full details on the Past part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Health

 How is SHF Communication Technologies's financial health and their level of debt?

A company's financial position is much like your own financial position, it includes everything you own (assets) and owe (liabilities).

The boxes below represent the relative size of what makes up SHF Communication Technologies's finances.

The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
Net Worth
  • SHF Communication Technologies is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
  • SHF Communication Technologies's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.
Balance sheet
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of SHF Communication Technologies's finances. If any of them are yellow this indicates they may be out of proportion and red means they relate to one of the checks below.
Assets
Liabilities and shares
The 'shares' portion represents any funds contributed by the owners (shareholders) and any profits.
  • High level of physical assets or inventory.
  • SHF Communication Technologies has no debt, it does not need to be covered by short term assets.
Historical Debt
Nearly all companies have debt. Debt in itself isn’t bad, however if the debt is too high, or the company can’t afford to pay the interest on its debts this may have impacts in the future.

The graphic below shows equity (available funds) and debt, we ideally want to see the red area (debt) decreasing.

If there is any debt we look at the companies capability to repay it, and whether the level has increased over the past 5 years.
Raw Data

All data from SHF Communication Technologies Company Filings, last reported 6 months ago.

DB:S4K Past Debt and Equity Data
Date (Data in EUR Millions) Total Equity Total Debt Cash & Short Term Investments
2018-06-30 7.91 0.00 5.56
2018-03-31 7.91 0.00 5.56
2017-12-31 7.48 0.00 4.42
2017-09-30 7.48 0.00 4.42
2017-06-30 7.82 0.00 4.48
2017-03-31 7.82 0.00 4.48
2016-12-31 8.59 0.00 5.46
2016-09-30 8.59 0.00 5.46
2016-06-30 8.57 0.00 5.37
2016-03-31 8.57 0.00 5.37
2015-12-31 8.69 0.00 5.31
2015-09-30 8.69 0.00 5.31
2015-06-30 8.31 0.00 5.39
2015-03-31 8.31 0.00 5.39
2014-12-31 8.90 0.00 5.82
2014-09-30 8.90 0.00 5.82
2014-06-30 8.67 0.00 5.68
2014-03-31 8.67 0.00 5.68
2013-12-31 8.80 0.00 5.02
2013-09-30 8.80 0.00 5.02
2013-06-30 7.96 0.00 3.96
2013-03-31 7.96 0.00 3.96
2012-12-31 9.41 0.00 5.00
2012-09-30 9.41 0.00 5.00
2012-06-30 8.69 0.00 3.56
2012-03-31 8.69 0.00 3.56
  • SHF Communication Technologies has no debt.
  • SHF Communication Technologies has not taken on any debt in the past 5 years.
  • SHF Communication Technologies has no debt, it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
  • SHF Communication Technologies has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
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Financial health checks
We assess SHF Communication Technologies's financial health by checking for:
  1. Are short term assets greater than short term liabilities? (1 check)
  2. Are short term assets greater than long term liabilities? (1 check)
  3. Has the debt to equity ratio increased in the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the debt to equity ratio over 40%? (1 check)
  5. Is the debt covered by operating cash flow? (1 check)
  6. Are earnings greater than 5x the interest on debt (if company pays interest at all)? (1 check)
  7. SHF Communication Technologies has a total score of 6/6, see the detailed checks below.
For companies that are loss making and have been so on average in the past we replace the last 2 checks with:
  1. Does cash and short term investments cover stable operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)
  2. Does cash and short term investments cover growing operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)


Full details on the Health part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Dividends

 What is SHF Communication Technologies's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividends are regular cash payments to you from the company, similar to a bank paying you interest on a savings account.
Annual Dividend Income
Dividend payments
0%
Current annual income from SHF Communication Technologies dividends.
If you bought €2,000 of SHF Communication Technologies shares you are expected to receive €0 in your first year as a dividend.
Dividend Amount
Here we look how much dividend is being paid, if any. Is it above what you can get in a savings account? It is up there with the best dividend paying companies?
  • Unable to evaluate SHF Communication Technologies's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.
  • Unable to evaluate SHF Communication Technologies's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.
Annualized Historical and Future Dividends
It is important to see if the dividend for a company is stable, and not wildly increasing/decreasing each year. This graph shows you the historical rate to count toward your assessment of the stock.

We also check to see if the dividend has increased in the past 10 years.
Raw Data
DB:S4K Annualized Past and Future Dividends
Data Point Source Value
Past Annualized Dividend Yield S&P Global Market Data See Below
Past Dividends per Share Company Filings/ Annualized Dividend Payments See Below
Future Dividends per Share Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
Europe Communications Industry Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 10 Stocks 2.6%
Germany Market Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 328 Stocks 3.2%
Germany Minimum Threshold Dividend Yield 10th Percentile 0.9%
Germany Bottom 25% Dividend Yield 25th Percentile 1.6%
Germany Top 25% Dividend Yield 75th Percentile 4%

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Note all dividend per share amounts are annualized and not quarterly or other period.

DB:S4K Past Annualized Dividends Data
Date (Data in €) Dividend per share (annual) Avg. Yield (%)
2018-09-14 0.000 0.000
2018-04-23 0.000 0.000
2017-04-28 0.130 5.193
2016-04-28 0.160 4.871
2015-04-30 0.210 5.920
2014-04-30 0.200 5.314
2013-04-30 0.350 9.037
2012-04-16 0.560 11.520
2011-04-12 0.350 7.087
2010-07-30 0.300 8.308
2010-05-03 0.300 6.903
2009-07-30 0.460 9.538
2009-04-20 0.460 12.011

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as SHF Communication Technologies has not reported any payouts.
  • Unable to verify if SHF Communication Technologies's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.
Current Payout to shareholders
What portion of SHF Communication Technologies's earnings are paid to the shareholders as a dividend.
  • Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as SHF Communication Technologies has not reported any payouts.
Future Payout to shareholders
  • Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.
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Income/ dividend checks
We assess SHF Communication Technologies's dividend by checking for:
  1. Firstly is the company paying a notable dividend (greater than 0.9%) - if not then the rest of the checks are ignored.
  2. Is current dividend yield above the bottom 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  3. Is current dividend yield above the top 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  4. Have they paid a dividend for 10 years, and during this period has the dividend been volatile (drop of more than 25%)? (1 check)
  5. If they have paid a dividend for 10 years has it increased in this time? (1 check)
  6. How sustainable is the dividend, can SHF Communication Technologies afford to pay it from its earnings today and in 3 years (Payout ratio less than 90%)? (2 checks)
  7. SHF Communication Technologies has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.


Full details on the Dividends part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Management

 What is the CEO of SHF Communication Technologies's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have been around for and insider trading.
CEO
Frank Hieronymi
AGE 56
CEO Bio

Dr. Frank Hieronymi serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Head of Organization, Finance, Export, IT, Legal Matters, Investor Relations, Marketing & Sales of SHF Communication Technologies AG. and has been its Member of Executive Board since October 1999. Dr. Hieronymi is with SHF since 1995 and started his career as Development Engineer, working on the development of broadband amplifiers, optical transmitters and receivers as well as bit error test systems. He served as the Chief Operating Officer of SHF Communication Technologies, responsible for production and R&D. Dr. Hieronymi studied physics at the Technical University Berlin and received his PhD in Applied Physics on the topic of Photodetectors for Optical Communication systems in 1994.

CEO Compensation
  • Insufficient data for Frank to compare compensation growth.
  • Insufficient data for Frank to establish whether their remuneration is reasonable compared to companies of similar size in Germany.
Management Team

Frank Hieronymi

TITLE
CEO, Head of Organization
AGE
56

Lars Klapproth

TITLE
Head of Production
AGE
51
Board of Directors

Walter Rust

TITLE
Chairman of Supervisory Board
AGE
61

Manfred Plötz

TITLE
Vice-Chairman of The Supervisory Board
AGE
74

Andreas Martin

TITLE
Member of Supervisory Board
AGE
43
Who owns this company?
Recent Insider Trading
  • No 3 month insider trading information.
Recent Insider Transactions
Announced Type Name Entity Role Start End Shares Max Price (€) Value (€)
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Management checks
We assess SHF Communication Technologies's management by checking for:
  1. Is the CEO's compensation unreasonable compared to market cap? (1 check)
  2. Has the CEO's compensation increased more than 20% whilst the EPS is down more then 20%? (1 check)
  3. Is the average tenure of the management team less than 2 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the average tenure of the board of directors team less than 3 years? (1 check)
  5. SHF Communication Technologies has a total score of 0/6, this is not included on the snowflake, see the detailed checks below.


Note: We use the top 6 management executives and board members in our calculations.

Note 2: Insider trading include any internal stakeholders and these transactions .

Full details on the Management part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

News

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With An ROE Of 1.2%, Has SHF Communication Technologies AG's (FRA:S4K) Management Done Well?

Our data shows SHF Communication Technologies has a return on equity of 1.2% for the last year. … That means that for every €1 worth of shareholders' equity, it generated €0.012 in profit. … Return on Equity = Net Profit ÷ Shareholders' Equity

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Can SHF Communication Technologies AG (FRA:S4K) Improve Your Portfolio Returns?

View our latest analysis for SHF Communication Technologies An interpretation of S4K's beta SHF Communication Technologies's beta of 0.08 indicates that the stock value will be less variable compared to the whole stock market. … Based on this beta value, S4K appears to be a stock that an investor with a high-beta portfolio would look for to reduce risk exposure to the market. … S4K, with its market capitalisation of €10.13M, is a small-cap stock, which generally have higher beta than similar companies of larger size.

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SHF Communication Technologies AG (FRA:S4K): Does The -116.07% Earnings Drop Reflect A Longer Term Trend?

Today I will take you through a basic sense check to gain perspective on how SHF Communication Technologies is doing by evaluating its latest earnings with its longer term trend as well as its industry peers' performance over the same period. … See our latest analysis for SHF Communication Technologies Was S4K's weak performance lately a part of a long-term decline? … This suggests that whatever recent headwind the industry is enduring, it’s hitting SHF Communication Technologies harder than its peers.What does this mean?

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Company Info

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Description

SHF Communication Technologies AG, a microwave company, produces and sells ultra-broadband RF amplifiers, digital high speed modules, and measurement equipment for optical communication, instrumentation, and research applications worldwide. The company offers bit error rate testers, optical transmitters and receivers, clock generation and distribution equipment, arbitrary waveform generation equipment, broadband RF and microwave amplifiers, active digital and analog modules, passive microwave modules, and RF and microwave connectors and cables. It serves FORTUNE Global 500 companies, universities, R and D labs, and tier-1 network equipment providers. SHF Communication Technologies AG was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Berlin, Germany.

Details
Name: SHF Communication Technologies AG
S4K
Exchange: DB
Founded: 1983
€12,138,378
4,563,300
Website: http://www.shf.de
Address: SHF Communication Technologies AG
Wilhelm-von-Siemens-Str. 23 D,
Berlin,
Berlin, 12277,
Germany
Listings
Exchange Symbol Ticker Symbol Security Exchange Country Currency Listed on
DB S4K Bearer Shares Deutsche Boerse AG DE EUR 07. Apr 2009
XTRA S4K Bearer Shares XETRA Trading Platform DE EUR 07. Apr 2009
Number of employees
Current staff
Staff numbers
54
SHF Communication Technologies employees.
Industry
Communications Equipment
Tech
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
Area Date (UTC time)
Company Analysis updated: 2019/01/15 21:45
End of day share price update: 2018/10/18 00:00
Last earnings filing: 2018/09/14
Last earnings reported: 2018/06/30
Last annual earnings reported: 2017/12/31


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