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Quest Holdings ATSE:QUEST Stock Report

Last Price

€4.22

Market Cap

€449.5m

7D

0.5%

1Y

-13.0%

Updated

14 Aug, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
QUEST fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation2/6
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health5/6
Dividends2/6

QUEST Stock Overview

Quest Holdings S.A., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the distribution of information technology and telecommunications products.

Quest Holdings Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Quest Holdings
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price€4.22
52 Week High€6.67
52 Week Low€4.00
Beta0.98
1 Month Change-3.76%
3 Month Change-13.61%
1 Year Change-13.05%
3 Year Change92.99%
5 Year Change364.30%
Change since IPO2.67%

Recent News & Updates

Jun 16
We Ran A Stock Scan For Earnings Growth And Quest Holdings (ATH:QUEST) Passed With Ease

We Ran A Stock Scan For Earnings Growth And Quest Holdings (ATH:QUEST) Passed With Ease

The excitement of investing in a company that can reverse its fortunes is a big draw for some speculators, so even...

Shareholder Returns

QUESTGR ElectronicGR Market
7D0.5%2.0%2.5%
1Y-13.0%-19.8%0.9%

Return vs Industry: QUEST exceeded the Greek Electronic industry which returned -19.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: QUEST underperformed the Greek Market which returned 0.9% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is QUEST's price volatile compared to industry and market?
QUEST volatility
QUEST Average Weekly Movement4.5%
Electronic Industry Average Movement5.5%
Market Average Movement4.8%
10% most volatile stocks in GR Market7.0%
10% least volatile stocks in GR Market2.8%

Stable Share Price: QUEST is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Greek stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: QUEST's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
19812,374Apostolos Georgantzishttps://www.quest.gr

Quest Holdings S.A., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the distribution of information technology and telecommunications products. The company operates through five segments: Information Technology; Information Technology Services; Courier Services; Production of Electric Power from Renewable Sources; and Financial Transactions. It distributes Apple products, and related software and peripherals; operates an online store, you.gr, which provides technology products, consumer electronics, small/large domestic appliances, daily care products, and household and baby care products; and operates Apple products retail store.

Quest Holdings Fundamentals Summary

How do Quest Holdings's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
QUEST fundamental statistics
Market Cap€449.51m
Earnings (TTM)€43.90m
Revenue (TTM)€948.96m

10.2x

P/E Ratio

0.5x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
QUEST income statement (TTM)
Revenue€948.96m
Cost of Revenue€815.85m
Gross Profit€133.11m
Other Expenses€89.21m
Earnings€43.90m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date

Sep 07, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)0.41
Gross Margin14.03%
Net Profit Margin4.63%
Debt/Equity Ratio27.2%

How did QUEST perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

13.4%

Current Dividend Yield

138%

Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.

Valuation

Is QUEST undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

2/6

Valuation Score 2/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for QUEST?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

QUEST key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue0.5x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA6.8x
PEG Ratio1.8x

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does QUEST's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

QUEST PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for QUEST vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average36.8x
INTEK Ideal Group
47xn/a€118.7m
INTET Intertech Inter. Technologies
51.5xn/a€6.7m
CPI CPI Computer Peripherals International
43.2xn/a€6.3m
3033 Weikeng Industrial
5.6xn/aNT$11.3b
QUEST Quest Holdings
10.2x5.5%€449.5m

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: QUEST is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (10.2x) compared to the peer average (36.8x).


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does QUEST's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the European Electronic Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: QUEST is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (10.2x) compared to the European Electronic industry average (20.5x)


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is QUEST's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

QUEST PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio10.2x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate QUEST's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.


Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of QUEST when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: QUEST (€4.22) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€3.98)

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


Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.


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Future Growth

How is Quest Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

Future Growth Score

1/6

Future Growth Score 1/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


5.5%

Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: QUEST's forecast earnings growth (5.5% per year) is above the savings rate (2.6%).

Earnings vs Market: QUEST's earnings (5.5% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Greek market (9.4% per year).

High Growth Earnings: QUEST's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: QUEST's revenue (5.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Greek market (7.1% per year).

High Growth Revenue: QUEST's revenue (5.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: QUEST's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (16.8%).


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Past Performance

How has Quest Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

5/6

Past Performance Score 5/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


42.0%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: QUEST has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: QUEST's current net profit margins (4.6%) are higher than last year (2.5%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: QUEST has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 42% per year.

Accelerating Growth: QUEST's earnings growth over the past year (135.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (42% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: QUEST earnings growth over the past year (135.2%) exceeded the Electronic industry 17.4%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: QUEST's Return on Equity (16.5%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Quest Holdings's financial position?

Financial Health Score

5/6

Financial Health Score 5/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: QUEST's short term assets (€390.8M) exceed its short term liabilities (€219.1M).

Long Term Liabilities: QUEST's short term assets (€390.8M) exceed its long term liabilities (€102.2M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: QUEST has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: QUEST's debt to equity ratio has increased from 11.9% to 27.2% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: QUEST's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (69.1%).

Interest Coverage: QUEST's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (9.4x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Quest Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

2/6

Dividend Score 2/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


13.43%

Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: QUEST's dividend (13.43%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Greek market (2.13%).

High Dividend: QUEST's dividend (13.43%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Greek market (5%)


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Too early to tell whether QUEST's dividend payments have been stable as they only just started paying a dividend.

Growing Dividend: Too early to tell if QUEST's dividend payments are increasing as they only just started paying a dividend.


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its high payout ratio (138.1%), QUEST's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its high cash payout ratio (216.4%), QUEST's dividend payments are not well covered by cash flows.


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Management

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

1.2yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Apostolos Georgantzis (54 yo)

6.67yrs

Tenure

Mr. Apostolos M. Georgantzis has been the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Quest Holdings S.A. since December 25, 2015 and serves as its Managing Director. Mr. Georgantzis serves as Vice C...


Board Members

Experienced Board: QUEST's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.2 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Quest Holdings S.A.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Quest Holdings S.A.
  • Ticker: QUEST
  • Exchange: ATSE
  • Founded: 1981
  • Industry: Technology Distributors
  • Sector: Tech
  • Implied Market Cap: €449.515m
  • Shares outstanding: 106.52m
  • Website: https://www.quest.gr

Number of Employees


Location

  • Quest Holdings S.A.
  • 2A Argyroupoleos Street
  • Kallithea
  • Athens
  • 176 76
  • Greece

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/08/14 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/08/12 00:00
Earnings2022/03/31
Annual Earnings2021/12/31


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.