General de Alquiler de Maquinaria, S.A. primarily engages in the equipment rental business in Spain and internationally. More Details
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Proven track record and slightly overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has General de Alquiler de Maquinaria's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: GALQ is more volatile than 75% of Spanish stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.
Volatility Over Time: GALQ's weekly volatility (9%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Spanish stocks.
7 Day Return
ES Trade Distributors
1 Year Return
ES Trade Distributors
Return vs Industry: GALQ underperformed the Spanish Trade Distributors industry which returned 17.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GALQ underperformed the Spanish Market which returned -11.2% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is General de Alquiler de Maquinaria's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is General de Alquiler de Maquinaria undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: GALQ (€1.13) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€0.57)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GALQ is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GALQ is good value based on its PE Ratio (1.9x) compared to the XE Trade Distributors industry average (17.9x).
PE vs Market: GALQ is good value based on its PE Ratio (1.9x) compared to the Spanish market (21.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: GALQ's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GALQ is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.6x) compared to the XE Trade Distributors industry average (1.4x).
How is General de Alquiler de Maquinaria forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: GALQ's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-45.7% per year).
Earnings vs Market: GALQ's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-45.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: GALQ's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: GALQ's revenue (3.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Spanish market (6.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: GALQ's revenue (3.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: GALQ's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (9%).
How has General de Alquiler de Maquinaria performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GALQ has a large one-off gain of €49.4M impacting its June 30 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: GALQ's current net profit margins (21.8%) are higher than last year (2.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GALQ has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 70% per year.
Accelerating Growth: GALQ's earnings growth over the past year (740.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (70% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: GALQ earnings growth over the past year (740.6%) exceeded the Trade Distributors industry -6.1%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst GALQ's Return on Equity (65.52%) is outstanding, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
How is General de Alquiler de Maquinaria's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GALQ's short term assets (€55.4M) do not cover its short term liabilities (€151.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: GALQ's short term assets (€55.4M) do not cover its long term liabilities (€57.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GALQ's debt to equity ratio (280.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: GALQ had negative shareholder equity 5 years ago, but is now positive and has therefore improved.
Debt Coverage: GALQ's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (29.8%).
Interest Coverage: GALQ's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (0.1x coverage).
What is General de Alquiler de Maquinaria current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate GALQ's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate GALQ's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GALQ's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GALQ'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 GALQ's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Spanish market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Pedro Luis Fernández Pérez
Mr. Pedro Luis Fernández Pérez serves as the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer at General de Alquiler de Maquinaria, S.A. Mr. Fernández Pérez is the founder of General de Alquiler de Maquin...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Pedro Luis's total compensation ($USD0.00) is below average for companies of similar size in the Spanish market ($USD313.64K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Pedro Luis's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
|Chairman & CEO||no data||€811.00k||no data|
|Lead Independent Director||2.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||2.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Director||1.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Director||1.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||1.17yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: GALQ'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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 89.5%.
General de Alquiler de Maquinaria, S.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: General de Alquiler de Maquinaria, S.A.
- Ticker: GALQ
- Exchange: BME
- Founded: 2003
- Industry: Trading Companies and Distributors
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: €71.271m
- Shares outstanding: 63.07m
- Website: https://www.gamrentals.com
Number of Employees
- General de Alquiler de Maquinaria, S.A.
- Carretera Tiñana Km.1
- Principality of Asturias
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|GALQ||BME (Bolsas y Mercados Espanoles)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||ES||EUR||Jun 2006|
|0RTJ||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||EUR||Jun 2006|
|GALQE||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||EUR||Jun 2006|
General de Alquiler de Maquinaria, S.A. primarily engages in the equipment rental business in Spain and internationally. It rents lifting equipment, energy equipment, handling equipment, earthmoving equipm...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/11/24 21:50|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/11/24 00:00|
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