Hellenic Petroleum S.A., together with its subsidiaries, operates in the energy sector primarily in Greece, South Eastern Europe, and the East Mediterranean. More Details
Moderate growth potential with imperfect balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Hellenic Petroleum's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ELPE is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Greek stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ELPE's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
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1 Year Return
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Return vs Industry: ELPE underperformed the Greek Oil and Gas industry which returned 25.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ELPE exceeded the Greek Market which returned -8.7% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Hellenic Petroleum's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Hellenic Petroleum undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: ELPE (€6.42) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€3.99)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ELPE is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ELPE is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the European Oil and Gas industry average.
PE vs Market: ELPE is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Greek market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate ELPE's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ELPE is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.1x) compared to the XE Oil and Gas industry average (0.9x).
How is Hellenic Petroleum forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ELPE is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (3.9%).
Earnings vs Market: ELPE is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: ELPE's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: ELPE's revenue (10.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Greek market (12.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ELPE's revenue (10.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: ELPE's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (11.9%).
How has Hellenic Petroleum performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ELPE is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: ELPE is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ELPE is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 37.8% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare ELPE's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: ELPE is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (-10.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: ELPE has a negative Return on Equity (-21.45%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Hellenic Petroleum's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ELPE's short term assets (€2.5B) exceed its short term liabilities (€2.3B).
Long Term Liabilities: ELPE's short term assets (€2.5B) do not cover its long term liabilities (€2.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ELPE's debt to equity ratio (155.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: ELPE's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 180.2% to 155.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ELPE's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (15.6%).
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if ELPE's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is Hellenic Petroleum current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: ELPE's dividend (1.56%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Greek market (1.6%).
High Dividend: ELPE's dividend (1.56%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Greek market (4.15%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: ELPE's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: ELPE's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: ELPE is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: ELPE's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (57.5% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. Andreas N. Shiamishis has been Deputy Chief Executive Officer at Hellenic Petroleum Cyprus Ltd. since February 2018 and has been its Executive Director since May 30, 2013. He serves as Chief Executive ...
Experienced Management: ELPE's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: ELPE's board of directors are considered experienced (3.4 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.
Hellenic Petroleum S.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Hellenic Petroleum S.A.
- Ticker: ELPE
- Exchange: ATSE
- Founded: 1998
- Industry: Oil and Gas Refining and Marketing
- Sector: Energy
- Market Cap: €1.962b
- Shares outstanding: 305.64m
- Website: https://www.helpe.gr
Number of Employees
- Hellenic Petroleum S.A.
- 8A Chimarras Street
- 151 25
Hellenic Petroleum S.A., together with its subsidiaries, operates in the energy sector primarily in Greece, South Eastern Europe, and the East Mediterranean. It operates through the Refining, Marketing, Ex...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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