ATSE:QUEST

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

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

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Fundamentals

Proven 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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0.3%

QUEST

-0.8%

GR Electronic

1.0%

GR Market


1 Year Return

53.9%

QUEST

8.0%

GR Electronic

29.7%

GR Market

Return vs Industry: QUEST exceeded the Greek Electronic industry which returned 8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: QUEST exceeded the Greek Market which returned 29.7% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

QUESTIndustryMarket
7 Day0.3%-0.8%1.0%
30 Day0.3%-2.0%-0.5%
90 Day2.6%-1.6%1.8%
1 Year58.0%53.9%9.8%8.0%34.0%29.7%
3 Year378.5%322.4%25.7%20.3%56.9%42.9%
5 Year396.7%315.0%93.9%77.3%-78.4%-78.9%

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?

11.77x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: QUEST (€7.18) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€1.99)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: QUEST is good value based on its PE Ratio (11.8x) compared to the Electronic industry average (17.2x).

PE vs Market: QUEST is good value based on its PE Ratio (11.8x) compared to the Greek market (16.9x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: QUEST is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.4x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: QUEST is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.7x) compared to the XE Electronic industry average (1.9x).


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Future Growth

How is Quest Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

8.2%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: QUEST's forecast earnings growth (8.2% per year) is above the savings rate (4.9%).

Earnings vs Market: QUEST's earnings (8.2% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Greek market (16.6% per year).

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

Revenue vs Market: QUEST's revenue (6.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Greek market (3.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: QUEST's revenue (6.2% 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 (13.4%).


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Past Performance

How has Quest Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

59.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: QUEST's earnings have grown significantly by 59.4% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: QUEST's earnings growth over the past year (139.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (59.4% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: QUEST earnings growth over the past year (139.8%) exceeded the Electronic industry 5.6%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: QUEST's Return on Equity (15.1%) is considered low.


Return on Assets

ROA vs Industry: QUEST's Return on Assets is below or equal to the Electronic industry average last year.


Return on Capital Employed

ROCE Improving: QUEST has significantly improved its Return on Capital Employed over the past 3 years.


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Financial Health

How is Quest Holdings's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: QUEST's short term assets (€236.1M) exceeds its short term liabilities (€177.6M)

Long Term Liabilities: QUEST's short term assets (236.1M) exceeds its long term liabilities (64.4M)


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: QUEST's debt to equity ratio (34.9%) is considered satisfactory

Reducing Debt: QUEST's debt to equity ratio has increased from 21.9% to 34.9% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: QUEST's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (1.4%).

Interest Coverage: QUEST's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (9.9x coverage).


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: QUEST has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: QUEST's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 4.477640x debt).


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

company0%marketbottom25%1.9%markettop25%3.6%industryaverage1.8%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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

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: QUEST is not paying a notable dividend for the Greek market.


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

What is the CEO of Quest Holdings's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?


CEO

Apostolos Georgantzis 0

3.8yrs

Tenure

0

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 ...


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Markos Bitsakos (60yo)

    Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Prigipakis Konstantinos

    Head of Q-Telecom

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Theodore Fessas

    Chairman & President

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Dimitrios Eforakopoulos

    Head of Products & Support Services Division and VP

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Nikolaos Labroukos

    Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Dimitrios Rovatsos

    Head of Corporate Announcements

    • Tenure: 12.7yrs
  • Konstantinia Anagnostopoulou

    Chief Accountant

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Dimitris Papadiamantopoulos

    Group Financial Controller

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Eftychia Fessa

    Vice Chairwoman

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Apostolos Georgantzis

    CEO, MD & Executive Director

    • Tenure: 3.8yrs

Board Members

  • Markos Bitsakos (60yo)

    Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Theodore Fessas

    Chairman & President

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Nikolaos Labroukos

    Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Pantelis Tzortzakis (57yo)

    Independent Vice Chairman

    • Tenure: 3.8yrs
  • Eftychia Fessa

    Vice Chairwoman

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Phaidon Tamvakakis

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Apostolos Papadopoulos

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Apostolos Tamvakakis (61yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Apostolos Georgantzis

    CEO, MD & Executive Director

    • Tenure: 3.8yrs

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: €256.620m
  • Shares outstanding: 35.74m
  • Website: https://www.quest.gr

Number of Employees


Location

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

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
QUESTATSE (The Athens Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesGREURDec 1998
9IVABST (Boerse-Stuttgart)YesCommon SharesDEEURDec 1998

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 Analysis2019/10/21 20:34
End of Day Share Price2019/10/21 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.