Quest Holdings S.A., together with its subsidiaries, engages distribution of information technology and telecommunications products. More Details
Solid track record with adequate balance sheet.
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.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
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.
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?
Simply Wall St News
1 month ago | Simply Wall StInsider Buying: The Quest Holdings S.A. (ATH:QUEST) Executive Chairman & President Just Bought €342k Worth Of Shares
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2 months ago | Simply Wall StShareholders of Quest Holdings (ATH:QUEST) Must Be Delighted With Their 980% Total Return
Is Quest 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: 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).
How is Quest Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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.
How has Quest Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
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.
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).
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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Apostolos Georgantzis (52 yo)
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...
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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Quest Holdings S.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- 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
- Quest Holdings S.A.
- 2a Argyroupoleos Street
- 176 76
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
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