Stock Analysis Report

Altia Consultores

Executive Summary

Altia Consultores, S.A. provides consulting and IT services in Spain.

Risk Analysis

No risks detected for ALC from our risk checks.

Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with questionable track record.

Share Price & News

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

Latest Share Price and Events

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

Market Performance

7 Day Return






ES Market

1 Year Return






ES Market

Return vs Industry: ALC exceeded the Spanish IT industry which returned -4.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ALC exceeded the Spanish Market which returned -4.8% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day-6.3%-10.1%-10.7%
30 Day-7.1%-13.3%-7.9%
90 Day15.6%-11.1%-6.0%
1 Year5.5%4.0%-3.6%-4.8%-1.9%-4.8%
3 Year24.8%19.5%40.6%35.4%-0.3%-8.2%
5 Year137.1%120.1%104.9%83.0%-5.9%-18.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

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Is Altia Consultores 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: ALC (€20.8) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€10.24)

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

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: ALC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (21.9x) compared to the IT industry average (17.7x).

PE vs Market: ALC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (21.9x) compared to the Spanish market (15.6x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: ALC is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.5x) compared to the ES IT industry average (2.4x).

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Future Growth

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


Forecasted Software 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 Altia Consultores 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 Altia Consultores performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ALC has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: ALC's current net profit margins (9.6%) are lower than last year (9.6%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ALC's earnings have grown by 6.6% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: ALC's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: ALC had negative earnings growth (-3.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the IT industry average (20.1%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: ALC's Return on Equity (15.7%) is considered low.

Return on Assets

Return on Capital Employed

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Financial Health

How is Altia Consultores's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ALC's short term assets (€45.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (€12.7M).

Long Term Liabilities: ALC's short term assets (€45.2M) exceed its long term liabilities (€337.5K).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ALC's debt to equity ratio (0.01%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: ALC's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 24% to 0.01% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: ALC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (236973.3%).

Interest Coverage: ALC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (213.7x coverage).

Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: ALC has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: ALC's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 16473.3x debt).

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


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market


Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: ALC's dividend (1.44%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Spanish market (2.43%).

High Dividend: ALC's dividend (1.44%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Spanish market (6.01%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: ALC has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: ALC's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 9 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (12.7%), ALC's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.

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


Constantino Fernandez Pico 0


Mr. Constantino Fernández Pico serves as the Chief Executive Officer, Executive Chairman and Executive Director of Altia Consultores, S.A. He was Managing Director at Altia Consultores, S.A. 


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

Altia Consultores, S.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Altia Consultores, S.A.
  • Ticker: ALC
  • Exchange: BME
  • Founded: 1994
  • Industry: IT Consulting and Other Services
  • Sector: Software
  • Market Cap: €149.923m
  • Shares outstanding: 6.88m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Altia Consultores, S.A.
  • C/ Vulcano, 3
  • Oleiros
  • A Coruña
  • Galicia
  • 15172
  • Spain


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
ALCBME (Bolsas y Mercados Espanoles)YesOrdinary SharesESEURDec 2010


Altia Consultores, S.A. provides consulting and IT services in Spain. The company offers studies, reports, creation of strategic plans, rationalization of processes, technological consultancy, security, technical offices, or training services; outsourcing services, such as maintenance, operation, and management of applications or infrastructure; and hardware and software supply services. Its products include FLEXIA, a process management tool; and MERCURIO, a tendering process platform that offers a communication channel between the tenderer and the contracting authority, as well as Altia Control Tower, a transport management system. The company also offers various managed services comprising managed security, infrastructure management, cloud computing, messaging, data protection, and applications. It serves clients in various sectors, including industrial, financial, services, telecommunications environment, health area, energy, and public administration. The company was founded in 1994 and is based in A Coruña, Spain. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/28 22:27
End of Day Share Price2020/02/28 00:00
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.