BATS-CHIXE:AURSP

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Executive Summary

AURES Technologies S.A. designs, manufactures, and sells point of sale (POS) systems and terminals, and related peripherals. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Undervalued with excellent balance sheet and pays a dividend.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-9.7%

AURSP

-3.5%

GB Electronic

-5.1%

GB Market


1 Year Return

-19.2%

AURSP

19.4%

GB Electronic

-20.0%

GB Market

Return vs Industry: AURSP underperformed the UK Electronic industry which returned 20.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: AURSP matched the UK Market which returned -19.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

AURSPIndustryMarket
7 Day-9.7%-3.5%-5.1%
30 Day0.7%0.5%-4.3%
90 Day-5.1%8.1%-4.5%
1 Year-19.2%-19.2%20.4%19.4%-17.0%-20.0%
3 Year-58.6%-60.6%35.1%29.8%-13.6%-24.3%
5 Year-9.0%-17.0%141.2%124.1%10.2%-14.6%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

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

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: AURSP (€13.9) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€30.73)

Significantly Below Fair Value: AURSP is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: AURSP is good value based on its PE Ratio (18.9x) compared to the GB Electronic industry average (27.5x).

PE vs Market: AURSP is poor value based on its PE Ratio (18.9x) compared to the UK market (17.8x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: AURSP is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.5x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: AURSP is good value based on its PB Ratio (2x) compared to the GB Electronic industry average (2.3x).


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Future Growth

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

40.2%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: AURSP's forecast earnings growth (40.2% per year) is above the savings rate (1.2%).

Earnings vs Market: AURSP's earnings (40.2% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the UK market (23.8% per year).

High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: AURSP's revenue (4.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the UK market (5.8% per year).

High Growth Revenue: AURSP's revenue (4.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: AURSP's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (18.7%).


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Past Performance

How has AURES Technologies performed over the past 5 years?

-0.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: AURSP has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: AURSP's current net profit margins (2.6%) are lower than last year (7.9%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AURSP's earnings have declined by 0.3% per year over the past 5 years.

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

Earnings vs Industry: AURSP had negative earnings growth (-63.2%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Electronic industry average (-2.1%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: AURSP's Return on Equity (10.9%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is AURES Technologies's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AURSP's short term assets (€55.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (€39.8M).

Long Term Liabilities: AURSP's short term assets (€55.4M) exceed its long term liabilities (€15.9M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: AURSP's debt to equity ratio (45%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: AURSP's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 47.3% to 45% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: AURSP's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (62.3%).

Interest Coverage: AURSP's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (12x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

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

6.94%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: AURSP's dividend (6.94%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.87%).

High Dividend: AURSP's dividend (6.94%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (5.36%)


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: AURSP's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: AURSP's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (131.5%), AURSP's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: AURSP's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (45.7% payout ratio).


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Management

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

3.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Patrick Cathala (62 yo)

no data

Tenure

€823,566

Compensation

Mr. Patrick Cathala serves as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Aures Technologies SA. Mr. Cathala is the Founder of Aures Technologies SA and serves as its Chairman.


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Patrick's total compensation ($USD959.76K) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD349.56K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Patrick's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Patrick Cathala
Founderno data€823.57kno data
Sabine De Vuyst
Group Finance Director & Directorno data€1.50kno data
Christophe Guntz
Technical Managerno datano datano data
Norman Campbell
Chief Technology Officerno datano datano data
Yannick-Florence Waelly
Communication and PR Manager no datano datano data
Gerard Putatti
Group Director of Corporate Sales7.58yrsno datano data
Moray Boyd
Deputy Chief Executive Officer3.5yrsno datano data
Richard Heitmann
Head of UK Sales & International Sales Director of Aures UKno datano datano data
Phillip Wild
Managing Director of Australiano datano datano data
Axel Gassen
Chief Strategic Sales & Channel Management D-A-CH1.75yrsno datano data
Jeff Burroughs
MD & VP of Sales & Marketing - Aures North Americano datano datano data

3.5yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: AURSP's management team is considered experienced (3.5 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Patrick Cathala
Founderno data€823.57kno data
Sabine De Vuyst
Group Finance Director & Directorno data€1.50kno data
Daniel Cathala
Director12.42yrs€1.50kno data
Régis Cathala
Director9.33yrsno datano data
Alfredo Freire
Director9.33yrs€1.50kno data
Isabelle Baptiste
Director8.33yrsno datano data

9.3yrs

Average Tenure

57yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: AURSP's board of directors are considered experienced (9.3 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

AURES Technologies S.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: AURES Technologies S.A.
  • Ticker: AURSP
  • Exchange: BATS-CHIXE
  • Founded: 1989
  • Industry: Electronic Equipment and Instruments
  • Sector: Tech
  • Market Cap: €56.749m
  • Shares outstanding: 3.93m
  • Website: https://www.aures.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • AURES Technologies S.A.
  • 24 bis rue Léonard de Vinci
  • Lisses
  • Ile-de-France
  • 91090
  • France

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
AURSENXTPA (Euronext Paris)YesCommon SharesFREUROct 1999
0RI0LSE (London Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesGBEUROct 1999
AURSPBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesCommon SharesGBEUROct 1999
A5RBST (Boerse-Stuttgart)YesCommon SharesDEEUROct 1999

Biography

AURES Technologies S.A. designs, manufactures, and sells point of sale (POS) systems and terminals, and related peripherals. The company provides all-in-one touch screen terminals, POS systems, and retail ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/30 19:47
End of Day Share Price2020/10/28 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.