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United Internet

Executive Summary

United Internet AG, through its subsidiaries, operates as an Internet service provider. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Solid track record with excellent balance sheet and pays a dividend.


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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: UTDI has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-0.5%

UTDI

-2.1%

DE Telecom

-0.4%

DE Market


1 Year Return

25.0%

UTDI

-1.1%

DE Telecom

5.7%

DE Market

Return vs Industry: UTDI exceeded the German Telecom industry which returned -1.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: UTDI exceeded the German Market which returned 5.7% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

UTDIIndustryMarket
7 Day-0.5%-2.1%-0.4%
30 Day0.5%-0.04%1.9%
90 Day8.4%-2.4%4.8%
1 Year26.7%25.0%2.9%-1.1%8.2%5.7%
3 Year-19.5%-22.0%1.1%-11.6%5.9%-2.7%
5 Year-4.5%-10.4%4.2%-15.5%35.9%17.3%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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

46.6%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: UTDI (€40.61) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€76.11)

Significantly Below Fair Value: UTDI is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: UTDI is good value based on its PE Ratio (16.9x) compared to the XE Telecom industry average (19.5x).

PE vs Market: UTDI is good value based on its PE Ratio (16.9x) compared to the German market (21.9x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: UTDI is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (62.9x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: UTDI is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.7x) compared to the DE Telecom industry average (1.4x).


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Future Growth

How is United Internet forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 16 analysts?

0.3%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: UTDI's forecast earnings growth (0.3% per year) is above the savings rate (0.2%).

Earnings vs Market: UTDI's earnings (0.3% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the German market (27.7% per year).

High Growth Earnings: UTDI's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: UTDI's revenue (3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the German market (6.1% per year).

High Growth Revenue: UTDI's revenue (3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: UTDI's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (9.1%).


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Past Performance

How has United Internet performed over the past 5 years?

1.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: UTDI has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: UTDI's current net profit margins (8.6%) are higher than last year (3.5%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: UTDI's earnings have grown by 1.8% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: UTDI's earnings growth over the past year (158.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (1.8% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: UTDI earnings growth over the past year (158.1%) exceeded the Telecom industry 8%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: UTDI's Return on Equity (12.1%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is United Internet's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: UTDI's short term assets (€1.4B) exceed its short term liabilities (€1.3B).

Long Term Liabilities: UTDI's short term assets (€1.4B) do not cover its long term liabilities (€3.1B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: UTDI's debt to equity ratio (31.2%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: UTDI's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 138.8% to 31.2% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: UTDI's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (65%).

Interest Coverage: UTDI's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (25.4x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is United Internet current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.25%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: UTDI's dividend (1.25%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.15%).

High Dividend: UTDI's dividend (1.25%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.64%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: UTDI's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: UTDI's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (21.2%), UTDI's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: UTDI's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (23.2% payout ratio).


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Management

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

0.7yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Ralph Dommermuth (57 yo)

32.67yrs

Tenure

Mr. Ralph Dommermuth is Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Management Board at 1&1 Drillisch AG since January 1, 2018. Mr. Dommermuth founded 1&1 Internet, Inc. in 1992 and serves as its Chief Mar ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Ralph's total compensation ($USD0.00) is below average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD3.86M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Ralph's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Michael Scheeren
Independent Supervisory Board Member0.67yr€19.00kno data
Kurt Dobitsch
Independent Chairman of the Supervisory Board22.67yrs€34.00kno data
Manuel Cubero Castillo-Olivares
Member of Supervisory Board0.33yrno datano data
Claudia Borgas-Herold
Member of Supervisory Board0.33yrno datano data
Philipp von Bismarck
Supervisory Board Member0.67yrno datano data
Yasmin Weiss
Supervisory Board Member0.67yrno datano data

0.7yrs

Average Tenure

63yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: UTDI's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: United Internet AG
  • Ticker: UTDI
  • Exchange: DB
  • Founded: 1988
  • Industry: Integrated Telecommunication Services
  • Sector: Telecom
  • Market Cap: €7.487b
  • Shares outstanding: 187.23m
  • Website: https://www.united-internet.de

Number of Employees


Location

  • United Internet AG
  • Elgendorfer Strasse 57
  • Montabaur
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
  • 56410
  • Germany

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
UTDIDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesRegistered SharesDEEURMar 1998
UTDIXTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)YesRegistered SharesDEEURMar 1998
0GE4LSE (London Stock Exchange)YesRegistered SharesGBEURMar 1998
UDIR.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesRegistered SharesUSUSDMar 1998
UTDIDBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesRegistered SharesGBEURMar 1998
OXUTDISWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)YesRegistered SharesCHCHFMar 1998
UTDIWBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)YesRegistered SharesATEURMar 1998
UTDIETLX (Eurotlx)YesRegistered SharesITEURMar 1998

Biography

United Internet AG, through its subsidiaries, operates as an Internet service provider. It operates through four segment: Consumer Access, Business Access, Consumer Applications, and Business Applications. ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/09/20 04:10
End of Day Share Price2020/09/18 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.