NFON AG provides cloud private branch exchange (PBX) services in Germany, Austria, Italy, the United Kingdom, and Spain.
Adequate balance sheet with reasonable growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has NFON's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: NFN's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: NFN exceeded the German Telecom industry which returned -20.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: NFN exceeded the German Market which returned -17.2% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is NFON's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 month ago | Simply Wall StThe NFON (ETR:NFN) Share Price Has Gained 54% And Shareholders Are Hoping For More
2 months ago | Simply Wall StAnalysts Expect Breakeven For NFON AG (ETR:NFN)
3 months ago | Simply Wall StIs NFON (ETR:NFN) Using Too Much Debt?
Is NFON 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: NFN (€8.33) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€15.95)
Significantly Below Fair Value: NFN is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: NFN is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Telecom industry average.
PE vs Market: NFN 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 NFN's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: NFN is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.1x) compared to the DE Telecom industry average (1.2x).
How is NFON forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: NFN is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (-0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: NFN is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: NFN's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: NFN's revenue (15% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the German market (4.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: NFN's revenue (15% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: NFN is forecast to be unprofitable in 3 years.
How has NFON performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: NFN is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: NFN is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: NFN is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -23.6% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare NFN's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: NFN is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Telecom industry (10.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: NFN has a negative Return on Equity (-24.47%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is NFON's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: NFN's short term assets (€39.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (€25.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: NFN's short term assets (€39.3M) exceed its long term liabilities (€3.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: NFN's debt to equity ratio (36.5%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if NFN's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Inventory Level: NFN has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: NFN's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 2.8x 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: NFN has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if NFN has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is NFON's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate NFN's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate NFN'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 NFN's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if NFN'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 NFN'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
Hans Szymanski (56yo)
Mr. Hans Szymanski is Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer at NFON AG since July 1, 2016 and has been its Member of Management Board since 2012. Mr. Szymanski served as the Chief Executive O ...
|CEO, CFO & Member of Management Board||8.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Sales Officer & Member of Management Board||2.08yrs||no data||no data|
|CTO & Member of Management Board||7.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Operations & Infrastructure||no data||no data||no data|
|Head of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Public Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Marketing & Strategy||no data||no data||no data|
|Head of Partner Management AT & CEE||2yrs||no data||no data|
|Managing Director of Austria & CEE||1.92yrs||no data||no data|
|Managing Director of Italy||1.25yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: NFN's management team is considered experienced (2 years average tenure).
|Member of Supervisory Board||0.33yr||no data||no data|
|Member of Supervisory Board||0.33yr||no data||no data|
|Chairman of Supervisory Board||2yrs||no data||no data|
|Deputy Chairman of Supervisory Board||2yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: NFN's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.2 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 45%.
NFON AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: NFON AG
- Ticker: NFN
- Exchange: XTRA
- Founded: 2007
- Industry: Alternative Carriers
- Sector: Telecom
- Market Cap: €125.353m
- Shares outstanding: 15.06m
- Website: https://www.nfon.com
Number of Employees
- NFON AG
- Machtlfinger Strasse 7
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|NFN||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Bearer Shares||DE||EUR||May 2018|
|NFN||DUSE (Dusseldorf Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Bearer Shares||DE||EUR||May 2018|
|NFN||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Ordinary Bearer Shares||DE||EUR||May 2018|
NFON AG provides cloud private branch exchange (PBX) services in Germany, Austria, Italy, the United Kingdom, and Spain. The company offers Cloudya cloud telephone system, a public multi-tenant PBX delivering servicing from the cloud; and specialist solutions. Its services enable communication for customers and their employees on various devices, including smartphones, tablets, personal computers, and desk phones. The company offers its products to small office/home office customers and large businesses through a network of distributors and dealers. NFON AG was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Munich, Germany.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/01 05:20|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/31 00:00|
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