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Market Cap

€446.9m

Last Updated

2021/05/15 16:20 UTC

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Company Financials

Executive Summary

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


Snowflake Analysis

Solid track record with adequate balance sheet.


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Share Price & News

How has Quest Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: QUEST is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Greek stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: QUEST's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-4.4%

QUEST

-3.0%

GR Electronic

1.3%

GR Market


1 Year Return

61.8%

QUEST

50.8%

GR Electronic

-8.5%

GR Market

Return vs Industry: QUEST exceeded the Greek Electronic industry which returned 50.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: QUEST exceeded the Greek Market which returned -8.7% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

QUESTIndustryMarket
7 Day-4.4%-3.0%1.3%
30 Day8.1%-3.8%-5.7%
90 Day19.2%2.8%-10.9%
1 Year73.2%61.8%53.3%50.8%-6.8%-8.5%
3 Year257.0%218.3%52.0%45.0%-47.0%-48.9%
5 Year912.3%718.3%122.2%107.2%52.9%33.4%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Quest Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

28.03x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: QUEST (€12.52) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€3.07)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: QUEST is poor value based on its PE Ratio (28x) compared to the European Electronic industry average (24.1x).

PE vs Market: QUEST is poor value based on its PE Ratio (28x) compared to the Greek market (19.2x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate QUEST's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: QUEST is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.2x) compared to the XE Electronic industry average (2.6x).


Future Growth

How is Quest Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

21.7%

Forecasted Tech industry annual growth in earnings


In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Quest Holdings has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.


Past Performance

How has Quest Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

42.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: QUEST has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: QUEST's current net profit margins (2.2%) are higher than last year (1.3%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: QUEST has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 42.5% per year.

Accelerating Growth: QUEST's earnings growth over the past year (102.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (42.5% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: QUEST earnings growth over the past year (102.2%) exceeded the Electronic industry 11.7%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: QUEST's Return on Equity (11.5%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is Quest Holdings's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: QUEST's short term assets (€301.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (€243.3M).

Long Term Liabilities: QUEST's short term assets (€301.0M) exceed its long term liabilities (€117.7M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: QUEST's debt to equity ratio (60.7%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: QUEST's debt to equity ratio has increased from 38.3% to 60.7% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: QUEST's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (37.5%).

Interest Coverage: QUEST's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (11.5x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate QUEST's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate QUEST's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if QUEST's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if QUEST'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 QUEST's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Greek market.


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Management

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


CEO

Apostolos Georgantzis (52 yo)

5.42yrs

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...


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: QUEST 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 company bio, 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
  • Market Cap: €446.869m
  • Shares outstanding: 35.69m
  • Website: https://www.quest.gr

Number of Employees


Location

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

Listings


Biography

Quest Holdings S.A., together with its subsidiaries, engages distribution of information technology and telecommunications products. The company operates in five segments: Information Technology; Informati...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/05/15 16:20
End of Day Share Price2021/05/14 00:00
Earnings2020/12/31
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.