BIT:FOS

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Executive Summary

Fos S.p.A. provides technological consultancy services in Italy. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Reasonable growth potential with mediocre balance sheet.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

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

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

1.2%

FOS

-3.8%

IT IT

1.3%

IT Market


1 Year Return

32.9%

FOS

12.5%

IT IT

6.6%

IT Market

Return vs Industry: FOS exceeded the Italian IT industry which returned 12.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: FOS exceeded the Italian Market which returned 6.7% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

FOSIndustryMarket
7 Day1.2%-3.8%1.3%
30 Day14.4%-10.9%0.7%
90 Day7.3%-8.4%4.7%
1 Year32.9%32.9%12.7%12.5%9.8%6.6%
3 Yearn/a79.0%74.6%4.1%-6.0%
5 Yearn/a104.6%84.5%10.0%-12.9%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

Valuation

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

21.61x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: FOS (€2.87) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€1.37)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: FOS is good value based on its PE Ratio (21.6x) compared to the IT IT industry average (26.6x).

PE vs Market: FOS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (21.6x) compared to the Italian market (21x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: FOS is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.9x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: FOS's PB Ratio (2.3x) is in line with the IT IT industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Fos forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

25.2%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: FOS's forecast earnings growth (25.2% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).

Earnings vs Market: FOS's earnings (25.2% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Italian market (22% per year).

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

Revenue vs Market: FOS's revenue (13% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Italian market (4.7% per year).

High Growth Revenue: FOS's revenue (13% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: FOS's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (14.8%).


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Past Performance

How has Fos performed over the past 5 years?

110.4%

Last years earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: FOS has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: FOS's current net profit margins (6.8%) are higher than last year (3.9%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: Insufficient data to determine if FOS's year-on-year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: Insufficient data to compare FOS's past year earnings growth to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: FOS earnings growth over the past year (110.4%) exceeded the IT industry 27%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: FOS's Return on Equity (10.5%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Fos's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: FOS's short term assets (€12.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (€5.3M).

Long Term Liabilities: FOS's short term assets (€12.1M) exceed its long term liabilities (€4.5M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: FOS's debt to equity ratio (50%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if FOS's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: FOS's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (3.5%).

Interest Coverage: FOS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5.9x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate FOS'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 FOS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

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


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Management

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


CEO

Gian Pedrelli (53 yo)

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Tenure

Mr. Gian Matteo Pedrelli is currently employed at FOS Srl. Mr. Pedrelli serves as a Chief Executive Officer and Vice-Chairman of the Board at Fos S.p.A.


Ownership

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.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Fos S.p.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Fos S.p.A.
  • Ticker: FOS
  • Exchange: BIT
  • Founded: 1999
  • Industry: IT Consulting and Other Services
  • Sector: Software
  • Market Cap: €17.825m
  • Shares outstanding: 6.22m
  • Website: https://www.gruppofos.it/index.php/it

Number of Employees


Location

  • Fos S.p.A.
  • Via Milano 166 N/r
  • Genoa
  • Genoa
  • 16126
  • Italy

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
FOSBIT (Borsa Italiana)YesShare CapitalITEURNov 2019

Biography

Fos S.p.A. provides technological consultancy services in Italy. The company engages in design and implementation of software solutions for health/medical and transport and shipping industries, banks and i...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/03/07 20:03
End of Day Share Price2021/03/05 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.