Technical Publications Service S.p.A. provides technical and engineering services for the aeronautical industry in Italy.
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Undervalued with excellent balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Technical Publications Service's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: TPS's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
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1 Year Return
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Return vs Industry: TPS exceeded the Italian Aerospace & Defense industry which returned -35.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: TPS underperformed the Italian Market which returned -23.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Technical Publications Service's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StA Sliding Share Price Has Us Looking At Technical Publications Service S.p.A.'s (BIT:TPS) P/E Ratio
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1 month ago | Simply Wall StWhy Technical Publications Service S.p.A.’s (BIT:TPS) Return On Capital Employed Is Impressive
Is Technical Publications Service undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: TPS (€3.04) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€53.44)
Significantly Below Fair Value: TPS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: TPS is good value based on its PE Ratio (11.4x) compared to the Aerospace & Defense industry average (14.3x).
PE vs Market: TPS is good value based on its PE Ratio (11.4x) compared to the Italian market (12.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate TPS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: TPS is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.2x) compared to the XE Aerospace & Defense industry average (1.4x).
How is Technical Publications Service forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Capital Goods 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 Technical Publications Service 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.
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How has Technical Publications Service performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: TPS has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: TPS's current net profit margins (6.3%) are lower than last year (10.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: TPS's earnings have grown by 16.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: TPS's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: TPS had negative earnings growth (-10%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Aerospace & Defense industry average (8.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: TPS's Return on Equity (10.5%) is considered low.
How is Technical Publications Service's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: TPS's short term assets (€24.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (€8.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: TPS's short term assets (€24.1M) exceed its long term liabilities (€3.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: TPS's debt to equity ratio (9.4%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if TPS's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: TPS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (326.1%).
Interest Coverage: TPS earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
Inventory Level: TPS has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: TPS's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 13.8x debt).
What is Technical Publications Service's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: TPS's dividend (1.64%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Italian market (2.48%).
High Dividend: TPS's dividend (1.64%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Italian market (5.79%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Too early to tell whether TPS's dividend payments have been stable as they only just started paying a dividend.
Growing Dividend: Too early to tell if TPS's dividend payments are increasing as they only just started paying a dividend.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (18.7%), TPS's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Technical Publications Service has no CEO, or we have no data on them.
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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 7%.
Technical Publications Service S.p.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Technical Publications Service S.p.A.
- Ticker: TPS
- Exchange: BIT
- Founded: 1964
- Industry: Aerospace and Defense
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: €22.063m
- Shares outstanding: 7.26m
- Website: https://www.tps-group.it
- Technical Publications Service S.p.A.
- via Olanda n. 5a
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Technical Publications Service S.p.A. provides technical and engineering services for the aeronautical industry in Italy. It also provides support services to the customers in the design of complex, mechanical, structural, electrical, and avionics systems; and technical publishing and training services. In addition, the company develops and integrates avionics systems for military and civilian aircrafts, such as multipurpose screens, FMS and navigation, and communication radio systems; and offers cost engineering services, as well as provides information technology services. The company was founded in 1964 and is based in Gallarate, Italy.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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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.