AKW Stock Overview
AKWEL engages in the designing, developing, producing, and selling of tooling equipment and parts to automotive and truck manufacturers in France and internationally.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||€18.10|
|52 Week High||€25.00|
|52 Week Low||€15.02|
|1 Month Change||14.99%|
|3 Month Change||6.47%|
|1 Year Change||-21.98%|
|3 Year Change||14.56%|
|5 Year Change||-44.14%|
|Change since IPO||156.63%|
Recent News & Updates
AKWEL (EPA:AKW) Is Due To Pay A Dividend Of €0.45
AKWEL ( EPA:AKW ) has announced that it will pay a dividend of €0.45 per share on the 10th of June. This payment means...
|AKW||FR Auto Components||FR Market|
Return vs Industry: AKW exceeded the French Auto Components industry which returned -27.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AKW underperformed the French Market which returned -6.3% over the past year.
|AKW Average Weekly Movement||5.9%|
|Auto Components Industry Average Movement||5.7%|
|Market Average Movement||5.0%|
|10% most volatile stocks in FR Market||9.0%|
|10% least volatile stocks in FR Market||2.9%|
Stable Share Price: AKW is not significantly more volatile than the rest of French stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: AKW's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
AKWEL engages in the designing, developing, producing, and selling of tooling equipment and parts to automotive and truck manufacturers in France and internationally. The company was formerly known as MGI Coutier SA and changed its name to AKWEL in June 2018. The company was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Champfromier, France.
AKWEL Fundamentals Summary
|AKW fundamental statistics|
Is AKW overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|AKW income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||€424.55m|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Sep 22, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||1.93|
|Net Profit Margin||5.60%|
How did AKW perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.5%Current Dividend Yield
Is AKW undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 5/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for AKW?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is AKW's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does AKW's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|AKW PE Ratio vs Peers|
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Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: AKW is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (9.4x) compared to the peer average (47.1x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does AKW's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the European Auto Components Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: AKW is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (9.4x) compared to the French Auto Components industry average (12.1x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is AKW's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||9.4x|
|Fair PE Ratio||12.9x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: AKW is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (9.4x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (12.9x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of AKW when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: AKW (€18.1) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€34.35)
Significantly Below Fair Value: AKW is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price, but analysts are not within a statistically confident range of agreement.
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How is AKWEL forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Future Growth Score1/6
Future Growth Score 1/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: AKW's forecast earnings growth (8.6% per year) is above the savings rate (0.3%).
Earnings vs Market: AKW's earnings (8.6% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the French market (11.5% per year).
High Growth Earnings: AKW's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: AKW's revenue (5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the French market (5.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: AKW's revenue (5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: AKW's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (8.6%).
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How has AKWEL performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score1/6
Past Performance Score 1/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: AKW has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: AKW's current net profit margins (5.6%) are lower than last year (9.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: AKW's earnings have declined by 4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: AKW's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: AKW had negative earnings growth (-39.7%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Auto Components industry average (-66%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: AKW's Return on Equity (9%) is considered low.
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How is AKWEL's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: AKW's short term assets (€522.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (€181.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: AKW's short term assets (€522.3M) exceed its long term liabilities (€77.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: AKW has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: AKW's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 35.4% to 10.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: AKW's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (145.6%).
Interest Coverage: AKW's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (120.5x coverage).
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What is AKWEL current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 4/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: AKW's dividend (2.49%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the French market (1.67%).
High Dividend: AKW's dividend (2.49%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the French market (5.26%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: AKW's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: AKW's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (23.5%), AKW's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its low cash payout ratio (21.2%), AKW's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mathieu Coutier (47 yo)
Mr. Mathieu Coutier serves as President of the Management Board and Information Manager at AKWEL and has been its Member of Management Board since 2009.
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Mathieu's total compensation ($USD624.01K) is about average for companies of similar size in the French market ($USD509.85K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Mathieu's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: AKW's management team is seasoned and experienced (8.7 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: AKW's board of directors are considered experienced (6.2 years average tenure).
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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
AKWEL's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: AKWEL
- Ticker: AKW
- Exchange: ENXTPA
- Founded: 1972
- Industry: Auto Parts and Equipment
- Sector: Automobiles
- Implied Market Cap: €470.536m
- Shares outstanding: 26.73m
- Website: https://akwel-automotive.com
Number of Employees
- 975, route des Burgondes
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/08/11 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/08/11 00:00|
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