ATSE:QUEST

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Executive Summary

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


Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet and fair value.


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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 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-1.0%

QUEST

-2.1%

GR Electronic

-2.1%

GR Market


1 Year Return

15.8%

QUEST

27.0%

GR Electronic

-26.8%

GR Market

Return vs Industry: QUEST underperformed the Greek Electronic industry which returned 27% over the past year.

Return vs Market: QUEST exceeded the Greek Market which returned -26.8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

QUESTIndustryMarket
7 Day-1.0%-2.1%-2.1%
30 Day1.5%3.2%-2.7%
90 Day13.6%5.9%-3.7%
1 Year20.6%15.8%28.2%27.0%-23.8%-26.8%
3 Year236.8%201.8%39.3%33.0%-2.5%-12.0%
5 Year710.9%550.8%97.0%82.1%-25.3%-33.4%

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?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: QUEST (€8.2) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€28.06)

Significantly Below Fair Value: QUEST is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: QUEST is poor value based on its PE Ratio (32.8x) compared to the XE Electronic industry average (25x).

PE vs Market: QUEST is poor value based on its PE Ratio (32.8x) compared to the Greek market (14.6x).


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 good value based on its PB Ratio (1.9x) compared to the XE Electronic industry average (2.1x).


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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?

10.8%

Forecasted annual revenue growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if QUEST's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (5.7%).

Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if QUEST's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the Greek market

High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: QUEST's revenue (10.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Greek market (5.5% per year).

High Growth Revenue: QUEST's revenue (10.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if QUEST's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Quest Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

54.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: QUEST has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: QUEST's current net profit margins (1.4%) are lower than last year (4.1%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: QUEST has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 54.7% per year.

Accelerating Growth: QUEST's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: QUEST had negative earnings growth (-58.8%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Electronic industry average (-7.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: QUEST's Return on Equity (6%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Quest Holdings's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: QUEST's short term assets (€262.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (€195.6M).

Long Term Liabilities: QUEST's short term assets (€262.1M) exceed its long term liabilities (€83.4M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: QUEST's debt to equity ratio (35.1%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: QUEST's debt to equity ratio has increased from 30.7% to 35.1% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: QUEST's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (118.3%).

Interest Coverage: QUEST's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (8.3x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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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: 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

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

4.8yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Apostolos Georgantzis (52 yo)

4.83yrs

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

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Theodore Fessas
Executive Chairman & Presidentno datano data16.62%
€ 48.7m
Apostolos Georgantzis
CEO, MD & Executive Director4.83yrsno datano data
Eftychia Fessa
Executive Vice Chairwomanno datano datano data
Markos Bitsakos
Deputy CEO & Executive Directorno datano datano data
Nikolaos Lambroukos
Executive Directorno datano datano data
Nikolaos Karamouzis
Independent Non Executive Director1.33yrsno datano data
Pantelis Tzortzakis
Independent Non Executive Vice Chairman4.83yrsno datano data
Phaidon Tamvakakis
Independent Non-Executive Directorno datano datano data
Apostolos Papadopoulos
Independent Non-Executive Directorno datano datano data
Apostolos Tamvakakis
Independent Non-Executive Directorno datano datano data

4.8yrs

Average Tenure

61yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: QUEST's board of directors are considered experienced (4.8 years average tenure).


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: €292.894m
  • Shares outstanding: 35.72m
  • 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
0QIKLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesGBEURDec 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 Analysis2020/10/22 22:17
End of Day Share Price2020/10/22 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.