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Executive Summary

AKKA Technologies SE provides engineering and technology consulting services in France, Germany, North America, and internationally.


Snowflake Analysis

Solid track record with excellent balance sheet.


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Share Price & News

How has AKKA Technologies's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: AKA's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

27.2%

AKA

7.4%

FR Professional Services

9.2%

FR Market


1 Year Return

-42.4%

AKA

5.9%

FR Professional Services

-2.3%

FR Market

Return vs Industry: AKA underperformed the French Professional Services industry which returned 5.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: AKA underperformed the French Market which returned -2.4% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

AKAIndustryMarket
7 Day27.2%7.4%9.2%
30 Day31.5%4.0%14.1%
90 Day-17.3%0.9%5.8%
1 Year-41.7%-42.4%6.2%5.9%-0.6%-2.3%
3 Year-27.3%-29.9%31.4%25.2%11.4%2.5%
5 Year36.5%27.4%79.4%63.2%31.9%15.0%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is AKKA Technologies undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

9.61x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: AKA (€31.8) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€27.48)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: AKA is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.6x) compared to the Professional Services industry average (13.5x).

PE vs Market: AKA is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.6x) compared to the French market (15.4x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: AKA is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.8x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: AKA is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.5x) compared to the FR Professional Services industry average (1.3x).


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Future Growth

How is AKKA Technologies forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?

5.3%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: AKA's forecast earnings growth (5.3% per year) is above the savings rate (0.6%).

Earnings vs Market: AKA's earnings (5.3% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the French market (13.7% per year).

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

Revenue vs Market: AKA's revenue (3.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the French market (4.1% per year).

High Growth Revenue: AKA's revenue (3.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: AKA's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (10.8%).


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Past Performance

How has AKKA Technologies performed over the past 5 years?

25.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: AKA has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: AKA's current net profit margins (4%) are higher than last year (3.3%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AKA's earnings have grown significantly by 25.7% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: AKA's earnings growth over the past year (44.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (25.7% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: AKA earnings growth over the past year (44.8%) exceeded the Professional Services industry 8.1%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: AKA's Return on Equity (15.3%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is AKKA Technologies's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AKA's short term assets (€818.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (€494.0M).

Long Term Liabilities: AKA's short term assets (€818.4M) exceed its long term liabilities (€633.0M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: AKA's debt to equity ratio (113.4%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: AKA's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 133.2% to 113.4% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: AKA's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (29.7%).

Interest Coverage: AKA's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (7.3x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is AKKA Technologies's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.72%

Forecast Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate AKA's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate AKA'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 AKA's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AKA's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: AKA is not paying a notable dividend for the French market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of AKA's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the French market.


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Management

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

3.7yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Mauro Ricci (58yo)

no data

Tenure

€2,634,000

Compensation

Mr. Maurice Ricci, also known as Mauro, serves as Chairman of the Board at Data Respons ASA since May 11, 2020. He serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Akka Technologies SE and served as its President. ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Mauro's total compensation ($USD2.98M) is above average for companies of similar size in the French market ($USD775.21K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Mauro's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Maurice Ricci
Chairman of the Board of Directors & CEOno data€2.63m11.83% 82.7m
Jean-Franck Ricci
CEO, Group MD & Director19.25yrs€1.49m4.39% 30.7m
Nicolas Valtille
CEO, Group MD & Director8yrs€1.22m0.92% 6.4m
Nathalie Buhnemann
Group Chief Financial Officer0.83yr€165.00kno data
Dov Lévy
Vice President of Investor Relations & Corporate Developmentno datano datano data
Markus Leutert
Group Head of Communicationsno datano datano data
Yaël Mamane
Marketing & Development Directorno datano datano data
Patrick Houry
Group Human Resources Director5.5yrsno datano data
Paolo Del Noce
Chief Executive Officer of France & Northern Europe3.5yrsno datano data
Primo Meregalli
Chief Executive Officer of Southern Europe3.92yrsno datano data

3.7yrs

Average Tenure

52yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: AKA's management team is considered experienced (3.7 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Maurice Ricci
Chairman of the Board of Directors & CEOno data€2.63m11.83% 82.7m
Jean-Franck Ricci
CEO, Group MD & Director19.25yrs€1.49m4.39% 30.7m
Nicolas Valtille
CEO, Group MD & Director8yrs€1.22m0.92% 6.4m
Steven Nickerson
Chairman of the Board & CEO of AKKA North America1.58yrsno datano data
Guy Lacroix
Director8yrs€165.00kno data
Alain Tisserand
Independent Director13yrs€40.00kno data
Charlotte Ricci
Director8yrsno data1% 7.0m
Muriel Barnéoud
Independent Director3yrs€40.00kno data
Cécile Monnot
Director19.25yrsno data2.17% 15.1m
Valérie Magloire
Independent Director3yrs€40.00kno data

8.0yrs

Average Tenure

56yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: AKA's board of directors are considered experienced (8 years average tenure).


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

AKKA Technologies SE's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: AKKA Technologies SE
  • Ticker: AKA
  • Exchange: ENXTPA
  • Founded: 1984
  • Industry: Research and Consulting Services
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Market Cap: €699.504m
  • Shares outstanding: 22.00m
  • Website: https://www.akka-technologies.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • AKKA Technologies SE
  • Avenue Louise 235
  • Brussels
  • Brussels
  • 1050
  • Belgium

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
AF5DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURApr 2005
AKAENXTPA (Euronext Paris)YesOrdinary SharesFREURApr 2005
0OK7LSE (London Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesGBEURApr 2005
AKAPBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesOrdinary SharesGBEURApr 2005

Biography

AKKA Technologies SE provides engineering and technology consulting services in France, Germany, North America, and internationally. The company offers systems engineering; mechanical engineering in studies, calculations, simulations, materials, testing and quality fields; process engineering; support engineering; digitalization; embedded software and electronics; and information systems and consulting services in the management of projects, and outsourcing and performance management. It serves automotive, aerospace, railway, energy, life sciences, telecom, and defense sectors. AKKA Technologies SE was founded in 1984 and is based in Brussels, Belgium. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/06/07 01:21
End of Day Share Price2020/06/05 00:00
Earnings2019/12/31
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.