MUN:CEW3

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

HPI AG provides industrial procurement services in Europe.


Snowflake Analysis

Mediocre balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

How has HPI's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: CEW3's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-7.7%

CEW3

-6.1%

DE Electronic

-4.7%

DE Market


1 Year Return

33.3%

CEW3

2.1%

DE Electronic

8.3%

DE Market

Return vs Industry: CEW3 exceeded the German Electronic industry which returned 2.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CEW3 exceeded the German Market which returned 8.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

CEW3IndustryMarket
7 Day-7.7%-6.1%-4.7%
30 Day-14.3%4.2%-4.0%
90 Day48.1%3.9%-1.4%
1 Year33.3%33.3%4.3%2.1%11.7%8.3%
3 Year37.1%37.1%41.7%37.1%11.4%1.6%
5 Yearn/a104.3%89.6%15.1%-0.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is HPI undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether HPI is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as HPI 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 CEW3’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 HPI regulatory filings.
  • Explore potentially undervalued companies in the Tech industry.

Future Growth

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

16.8%

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 HPI 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 HPI performed over the past 5 years?

16.3%

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, HPI 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.


Next Steps

Financial Health

How is HPI's financial position?


In this section we usually analyse HPI'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. HPI 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 CEW3’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. HPI'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 HPI's financial data was last updated here.
  • Explore more healthy companies in the Tech industry.

Dividend

What is HPI's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage1.3%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CEW3's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CEW3'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 CEW3's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CEW3's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of CEW3's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the German market.


Next Steps

Management

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


CEO

David Vincent 0

2.6yrs

Tenure

0

Mr. David Nicholas Vincent is Chief Executive Officer at HPI AG since July 2017. 


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.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

HPI AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: HPI AG
  • Ticker: CEW3
  • Exchange: MUN
  • Founded: 1976
  • Industry: Technology Distributors
  • Sector: Tech
  • Market Cap: €1.940m
  • Shares outstanding: 8.08m
  • Website: https://www.hpi-ag.com

Location

  • HPI AG
  • Central Tower
  • Landsberger Strasse 110
  • Munich
  • Bavaria
  • 80339
  • Germany

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
CEW3MUN (Boerse Muenchen)YesBearer SharesDEEURJun 1998

Biography

HPI AG provides industrial procurement services in Europe. The company operates through Production Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical & Pharmaceutical Raw Materials, Industrial Commodities and Consumables, and Electrical Engineering/Electronics segments. It offers short-term inventory management, warehousing, and logistics services. The company also provides electronic components, chemicals, pharmaceutical raw materials, and mechanical and electronic products to businesses. In addition, it offers customized services for IT and electronics comprising intelligent cabling systems, network and security solutions, server and storage systems, and Internet-based services, such as energy management, as well as cloud computing. The company was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Munich, Germany. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/24 22:53
End of Day Share Price2020/02/24 00:00
Earnings2012/12/31
Annual Earnings2012/12/31


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.