Axway Software SA operates as an infrastructure software publisher in the Americas, the Asia Pacific, and Europe. More Details
Excellent balance sheet with proven track record.
Share Price & News
How has Axway Software's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: AXW is not significantly more volatile than the rest of French stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: AXW's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: AXW exceeded the French Software industry which returned 35.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AXW exceeded the French Market which returned 35.5% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Axway Software's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StDon't Race Out To Buy Axway Software SA (EPA:AXW) Just Because It's Going Ex-Dividend
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StAxway Software SA's (EPA:AXW) Stock's Been Going Strong: Could Weak Financials Mean The Market Will Correct Its Share Price?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StAxway Software (EPA:AXW) May Have Issues Allocating Its Capital
Is Axway Software undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: AXW (€27.5) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€97.81)
Significantly Below Fair Value: AXW is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: AXW is poor value based on its PE Ratio (69.1x) compared to the French Software industry average (57.4x).
PE vs Market: AXW is poor value based on its PE Ratio (69.1x) compared to the French market (23x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: AXW is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: AXW is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.6x) compared to the FR Software industry average (3.6x).
How is Axway Software forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: AXW's forecast earnings growth (40.7% per year) is above the savings rate (0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: AXW's earnings (40.7% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the French market (18.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: AXW's revenue (7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the French market (7.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: AXW's revenue (7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: AXW's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (8.1%).
How has Axway Software performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: AXW has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: AXW's current net profit margins (2.9%) are higher than last year (1.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: AXW's earnings have declined by 44.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: AXW's earnings growth over the past year (56.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (-44.7% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: AXW earnings growth over the past year (56.8%) exceeded the Software industry 17.2%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: AXW's Return on Equity (2.4%) is considered low.
How is Axway Software's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: AXW's short term assets (€136.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (€121.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: AXW's short term assets (€136.4M) exceed its long term liabilities (€82.5M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: AXW's debt to equity ratio (11.3%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: AXW's debt to equity ratio has increased from 2.8% to 11.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: AXW's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (30.2%).
Interest Coverage: AXW's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (12.4x coverage).
What is Axway Software current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: AXW's dividend (1.45%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the French market (1.27%).
High Dividend: AXW's dividend (1.45%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the French market (3.75%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: AXW has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: AXW's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 9 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (100.5%), AXW's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: AXW's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (24.9% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Patrick Donovan (50 yo)
Mr. Patrick Donovan has been Chief Executive Officer of Axway Software SA since April 6, 2018. Mr. Donovan served as the Chief Financial Officer of Axway Inc. and its holding company Axway Software S.A. He...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Patrick's total compensation ($USD3.50M) is above average for companies of similar size in the French market ($USD561.40K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Patrick's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: AXW's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: AXW's board of directors are considered experienced (8.3 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.
Axway Software SA's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Axway Software SA
- Ticker: AXW
- Exchange: ENXTPA
- Founded: 2000
- Industry: Application Software
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: €591.856m
- Shares outstanding: 21.52m
- Website: https://www.axway.com
Number of Employees
- Axway Software SA
- 16220 North Scottsdale Road
- Suite 500
- United States
Axway Software SA operates as an infrastructure software publisher in the Americas, the Asia Pacific, and Europe. It provides AMPLIFY, a platform that offers application integration, API management, manage...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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