Wizz Air Holdings Plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides passenger air transportation services on scheduled short-haul and medium-haul point-to-point routes across Europe and the Middle East.
Solid track record with excellent balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Wizz Air Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: WIZZ has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: WIZZ exceeded the UK Airlines industry which returned 11.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: WIZZ exceeded the UK Market which returned 6% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Wizz Air Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Wizz Air Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: WIZZ (£44.07) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£17.86)
Significantly Below Fair Value: WIZZ is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: WIZZ is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.9x) compared to the Airlines industry average (10x).
PE vs Market: WIZZ is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.9x) compared to the UK market (18.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: WIZZ is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: WIZZ is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.4x) compared to the GB Airlines industry average (2.2x).
How is Wizz Air Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 18 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: WIZZ's forecast earnings growth (16.9% per year) is above the savings rate (0.5%).
Earnings vs Market: WIZZ's earnings (16.9% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the UK market (13.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: WIZZ's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: WIZZ's revenue (13.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (3.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: WIZZ's revenue (13.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: WIZZ's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (21.5%)
How has Wizz Air Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: WIZZ has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: WIZZ's current net profit margins (17.7%) are higher than last year (11.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: WIZZ's earnings have grown by 16.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: WIZZ's earnings growth over the past year (82.4%) exceeds its 5-year average (16.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: WIZZ earnings growth over the past year (82.4%) exceeded the Airlines industry -9.8%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: WIZZ's Return on Equity (30.9%) is considered high.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Wizz Air Holdings's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: WIZZ's short term assets (€2.0B) exceed its short term liabilities (€1.1B).
Long Term Liabilities: WIZZ's short term assets (€2.0B) exceed its long term liabilities (€1.8B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: WIZZ's debt to equity ratio (14.3%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: WIZZ's debt to equity ratio has increased from 10.2% to 14.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: WIZZ's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (241.4%).
Interest Coverage: WIZZ earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
Inventory Level: WIZZ has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: WIZZ's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 8.8x debt).
What is Wizz Air Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate WIZZ's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate WIZZ's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if WIZZ's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if WIZZ's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of WIZZ's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the UK market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
József Váradi 0
Mr. József Váradi serves as the Chief Executive Officer at Wizz Air Holdings Plc and Wizz Air Hungary Kft. Mr. Váradi served as the Chief Compliance Officer of Malév Hungarian Airlines and served as its Ch ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: József's total compensation ($USD4.40M) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD2.26M).
Compensation vs Earnings: József's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
|CEO & Executive Director||0yrs||€4.06m||2.54% €70.2m|
|Executive VP & Group CFO||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive VP & Group COO||7.1yrs||€667.00k||no data|
|Chief Investment Officer||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Marketing & People Officer||4yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Commercial Officer||3.4yrs||no data||0.0086% €238.8k|
|Chief Operations Officer of Wizz Air Hungary||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Deputy CEO & MD||2.3yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Digital Officer||1.3yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Corporate Officer||1.4yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: WIZZ's management team is considered experienced (2.9 years average tenure).
|CEO & Executive Director||0yrs||€4.06m||2.54% €70.2m|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||1.7yrs||€60.00k||0.0034% €94.7k|
|Non-Executive Director||9.1yrs||€60.00k||0.072% €2.0m|
|Senior Independent Non-Executive Director||1.6yrs||€90.61k||0.0072% €198.7k|
|Independent Non Executive Director||3.9yrs||€65.00k||no data|
|Non-Executive Independent Director||6yrs||€77.50k||0.0072% €198.7k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||1.4yrs||€40.50k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||1.6yrs||€50.65k||no data|
|Non-Independent Non-Executive Director||0.8yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: WIZZ's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: WIZZ insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Wizz Air Holdings Plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Wizz Air Holdings Plc
- Ticker: WIZZ
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 2003
- Industry: Airlines
- Sector: Transportation
- Market Cap: UK£2.760b
- Shares outstanding: 72.94m
- Website: https://corporate.wizzair.com
Number of Employees
- Wizz Air Holdings Plc
- World Trade Center 1
- 10 Route de l’Aeroport
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|WIZZ||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Feb 2015|
|WIZZl||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Feb 2015|
|WI2||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Feb 2015|
|WZZA.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Feb 2015|
|WZZZ.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||UNSPONSORD ADR||US||USD||Nov 2017|
Wizz Air Holdings Plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides passenger air transportation services on scheduled short-haul and medium-haul point-to-point routes across Europe and the Middle East. As of October 30, 2019, it operated a fleet of 120 Airbus A320 and Airbus A321 aircraft that offered services for approximately 710 routes from 25 bases connecting 151 destinations across 44 countries. The company provides its services under the Wizz Air brand. Wizz Air Holdings Plc was founded in 2003 and is based in Geneva, Switzerland.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/25 22:49|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/25 00:00|
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