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Executive Summary

AKKA Technologies SE provides digital solutions, engineering consulting, and research and development services in the mobility sector in France, Germany, North America, and internationally. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Moderate growth potential with imperfect 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

-2.4%

AKA

-3.0%

FR Professional Services

-1.3%

FR Market


1 Year Return

-61.7%

AKA

6.4%

FR Professional Services

-7.5%

FR Market

Return vs Industry: AKA underperformed the French Professional Services industry which returned 7.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: AKA underperformed the French Market which returned -6.4% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

AKAIndustryMarket
7 Day-2.4%-3.0%-1.3%
30 Day31.0%2.4%2.9%
90 Day-18.0%3.4%-1.4%
1 Year-61.7%-61.7%7.0%6.4%-5.5%-7.5%
3 Year-54.3%-55.3%32.8%26.7%5.9%-3.2%
5 Year2.5%-2.9%86.7%70.7%30.8%11.4%

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?

1.04x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: AKA (€20.1) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€9.04)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: AKA is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the FR Professional Services industry average.

PE vs Market: AKA is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the French market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: AKA is good value based on its PB Ratio (1x) compared to the FR Professional Services industry average (1.4x).


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Future Growth

How is AKKA Technologies forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?

138.2%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: AKA is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (0.6%).

Earnings vs Market: AKA is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: AKA's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: AKA's revenue (5.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the French market (6.7% per year).

High Growth Revenue: AKA's revenue (5.5% 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 (10.3%).


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Past Performance

How has AKKA Technologies performed over the past 5 years?

14.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: AKA is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: AKA is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AKA is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 14.5% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare AKA's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: AKA is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Professional Services industry (-43.6%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: AKA has a negative Return on Equity (-2.34%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is AKKA Technologies's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AKA's short term assets (€714.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (€546.6M).

Long Term Liabilities: AKA's short term assets (€714.5M) do not cover its long term liabilities (€929.4M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: AKA's debt to equity ratio (179%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: AKA's debt to equity ratio has increased from 141.4% to 179% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: AKA's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (33.9%).

Interest Coverage: AKA is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

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

1.02%

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?

1.2yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Mauro Ricci (59 yo)

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 ($USD3.13M) is above average for companies of similar size in the French market ($USD573.55K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Mauro's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Maurice Ricci
Chairman of the Board of Directors & CEOno data€2.63m12%
€ 52.3m
Jean-Franck Ricci
CEO, Group MD & Director19.58yrs€1.49m4.45%
€ 19.4m
Nicolas Valtille
CEO, Group MD & Director8.33yrs€1.22m0.93%
€ 4.0m
Nathalie Buhnemann
Group Chief Financial Officer1.17yrs€165.00kno data
Stephanie Bianco
Group Communications & Investor Relations Directorno datano datano data
Yaël Mamane
Marketing & Development Directorno datano datano data
Patrick Houry
Chief Human Resources Officer5.83yrsno datano data
Paolo Del Noce
Chief Executive Officer of France3.83yrsno datano data
Primo Meregalli
CEO of International BU4.25yrsno datano data
Regis Sandrin
Group Executive Vice-President of Sales & Development0.75yrno datano data
Derrick Zechmair
Chief Executive Officer of Germany0.75yrno datano data
Kenneth Ragnvaldsen
CEO of Data Respons & Northern Europe0.75yrno datano data

1.2yrs

Average Tenure

53yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: AKA's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.2 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Maurice Ricci
Chairman of the Board of Directors & CEOno data€2.63m12%
€ 52.3m
Jean-Franck Ricci
CEO, Group MD & Director19.58yrs€1.49m4.45%
€ 19.4m
Nicolas Valtille
CEO, Group MD & Director8.33yrs€1.22m0.93%
€ 4.0m
Steven Nickerson
Chairman of the Board & CEO of AKKA North America1.92yrsno datano data
Charles Champion
Director1.33yrs€60.05kno data
Guy Lacroix
Director8.33yrs€165.00kno data
Alain Tisserand
Independent Director13.33yrs€40.00kno data
Charlotte Ricci
Director8.33yrsno data1.02%
€ 4.4m
Muriel Barnéoud
Independent Director3.33yrs€40.00kno data
Cécile Monnot
Director19.58yrsno data2.2%
€ 9.6m
Valérie Magloire
Independent Director3.33yrs€40.00kno data
Jean-Luc Perodeau
Employee Representative Director2.92yrsno datano data

8.3yrs

Average Tenure

57yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: AKA's board of directors are considered experienced (8.3 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: €435.541m
  • Shares outstanding: 21.67m
  • 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 digital solutions, engineering consulting, and research and development services in the mobility sector in France, Germany, North America, and internationally. The company off ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/21 22:02
End of Day Share Price2020/10/21 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.