DB:S5E

Stock Analysis Report

Sensys Gatso Group

Executive Summary

Sensys Gatso Group AB (publ), together with its subsidiaries, develops, produces, markets, and sells traffic safety systems and solutions to nations, cities, and fleet owners worldwide.


Snowflake Analysis

Reasonable growth potential with mediocre balance sheet.


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Share Price & News

How has Sensys Gatso Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: S5E's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-2.9%

S5E

-2.4%

DE Electronic

-0.2%

DE Market


1 Year Return

-17.4%

S5E

8.1%

DE Electronic

13.7%

DE Market

Return vs Industry: S5E underperformed the German Electronic industry which returned 8.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: S5E underperformed the German Market which returned 13.7% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

S5EIndustryMarket
7 Day-2.9%-2.4%-0.2%
30 Day15.4%9.1%0.3%
90 Day17.9%6.8%3.7%
1 Year-17.4%-17.4%10.5%8.1%17.2%13.7%
3 Yearn/a48.0%43.1%15.4%5.3%
5 Yearn/a113.5%98.2%21.3%4.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Sensys Gatso Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Sensys Gatso Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

3.38x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: S5E (€0.14) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€0.06)

Significantly Below Fair Value: S5E is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: S5E is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Electronic industry average.

PE vs Market: S5E is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the German market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate S5E's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: S5E is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.4x) compared to the DE Electronic industry average (1.9x).


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Future Growth

How is Sensys Gatso Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

128.6%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: S5E is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (-0.4%).

Earnings vs Market: S5E is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: S5E's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: S5E's revenue (18.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the German market (5% per year).

High Growth Revenue: S5E's revenue (18.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: S5E's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (6.5%).


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Past Performance

How has Sensys Gatso Group performed over the past 5 years?

-52.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: S5E is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: S5E is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: S5E is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -52% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare S5E's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: S5E is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Electronic industry (-3.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: S5E has a negative Return on Equity (-5.84%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is Sensys Gatso Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: S5E's short term assets (SEK260.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (SEK191.9M).

Long Term Liabilities: S5E's short term assets (SEK260.3M) exceed its long term liabilities (SEK84.6M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: S5E's debt to equity ratio (22.1%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if S5E's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: S5E has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: S5E's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 2.7x debt).


Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: S5E has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if S5E has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.


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Dividend

What is Sensys Gatso Group's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

0.29%

Forecast Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

company0%marketbottom25%1.3%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage1.2%forecastin3Years0.3%

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate S5E's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate S5E'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 S5E's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if S5E's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: S5E is not paying a notable dividend for the German market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of S5E's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the German market.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

2.1yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Ivo Mönnink (57yo)

2.3yrs

Tenure

kr4,507,000

Compensation

Mr. Ivo Mönnink has been Chief Executive Officer at Sensys Gatso Group AB (publ) since October 04, 2017. Mr. Mönnink is the Owner of Destro Management B.V. He also serves as a Partner at TSM Partners. Prev ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Ivo's total compensation ($USD458.49K) is about average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD625.18K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Ivo's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Ivo Mönnink
Chief Executive Officer2.3yrskr4.51m0.15% SEK203.5k
Simon Mulder
Chief Financial Officer2.1yrsno data0.0052% SEK7.3k
Timo Gatsonides
Chief Technology Officer4.3yrsno datano data
Joris Lampe
Chief Commercial Officer3.1yrsno data0.0029% SEK4.1k
Dietmar Schwalm
Head of Sensys Gatso Germany0yrsno datano data
Andrew Noble
President of Sensys Gatso USA Inc2.1yrsno datano data
Niki Gatsonides
Managing Director of Sensys Gatso Netherlands BV2.1yrsno datano data
Edmar van Weijden
Managing Director of Sensys Gatso Managed Services BV1.8yrsno datano data
Enzo Dri
Managing Director of Sensys Gatso Australia Pty Ltd1.8yrsno datano data
Richard Kosina
Chief Technical Officer of Sensys Gatso USA1.8yrsno datano data

2.1yrs

Average Tenure

49yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: S5E's management team is considered experienced (2.1 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Pia Hofstedt
Independent Director4.1yrskr200.00k0.035% SEK48.9k
Claes Ödman
Chairman of the Board3.8yrskr400.00k0.055% SEK76.9k
Kerstin Sjöstrand
Independent Director4.1yrskr200.00k0.0033% SEK4.7k
Jochem Garritsen
Independent Director5.1yrskr200.00k0.013% SEK18.0k
Christina Hallin
Director1.1yrsno datano data

4.1yrs

Average Tenure

58yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: S5E's board of directors are considered experienced (4.1 years average tenure).


Ownership

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.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 5%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Sensys Gatso Group AB (publ)'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Sensys Gatso Group AB (publ)
  • Ticker: S5E
  • Exchange: DB
  • Founded: 1982
  • Industry: Electronic Equipment and Instruments
  • Sector: Tech
  • Market Cap: kr1.488b
  • Listing Market Cap: kr140.246m
  • Shares outstanding: 860.02m
  • Website: https://www.sensysgatso.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Sensys Gatso Group AB (publ)
  • Vasavägen 3c
  • Jönköping
  • Jönköping County
  • 554 54
  • Sweden

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
SENSOM (OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm)YesShare CapitalSESEKFeb 2001
0H0ULSE (London Stock Exchange)YesShare CapitalGBSEKFeb 2001
S5EDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesShare CapitalDEEURFeb 2001

Biography

Sensys Gatso Group AB (publ), together with its subsidiaries, develops, produces, markets, and sells traffic safety systems and solutions to nations, cities, and fleet owners worldwide. It operates through two segments, Systems Sales and Managed Services. The company’s products include red-light and speed enforcement systems, fixed and mobile speed enforcement systems, speed warning safety systems, and back office solutions, as well as automatic number plate recognition cameras for tolling, police mobile units, surveillance, section control speed enforcement, access control, weigh-in-motion identification, and other industrial applications. It also provides access control solutions for traffic management applications, including city center restricted zones, dedicated lanes, urban congestion control, low emission zones, and cut-through routes. In addition, the company offers sustainable city, managed highway, and safe rural road solutions. The company’s products are primarily used for speed and red-light enforcement. It serves police and road authorities, and private operators through partners, agents, and distributors, as well as directly. The company was formerly known as Sensys Traffic AB. Sensys Gatso Group AB (publ) was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Jönköping, Sweden. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/21 00:04
End of Day Share Price2020/02/20 00:00
Earnings2019/09/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.