PITECO S.p.A. engages in the design, development, and implementation of solutions for treasury, finance, and financial planning management worldwide.
Reasonable growth potential and fair value.
Share Price & News
How has PITECO's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: PITE has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: PITE exceeded the Italian Software industry which returned 6.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PITE exceeded the Italian Market which returned -23.9% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is PITECO's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
8 hours ago | Simply Wall StThe PITECO (BIT:PITE) Share Price Has Gained 19% And Shareholders Are Hoping For More
1 week ago | Simply Wall StAnalysts Have Lowered Expectations For PITECO S.p.A. (BIT:PITE) After Its Latest Results
1 week ago | Simply Wall StThese Analysts Just Made A Meaningful Downgrade To Their PITECO S.p.A. (BIT:PITE) EPS Forecasts
Is PITECO 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: PITE (€5.8) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€5.59)
Significantly Below Fair Value: PITE is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: PITE is good value based on its PE Ratio (20.4x) compared to the Software industry average (36.9x).
PE vs Market: PITE is poor value based on its PE Ratio (20.4x) compared to the Italian market (13x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: PITE is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: PITE is good value based on its PB Ratio (3.4x) compared to the IT Software industry average (3.6x).
How is PITECO forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: PITE's forecast earnings growth (26.5% per year) is above the savings rate (1.2%).
Earnings vs Market: PITE's earnings (26.5% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Italian market (11.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: PITE's revenue (5.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Italian market (-0.04% per year).
High Growth Revenue: PITE's revenue (5.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: PITE's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (18.4%).
How has PITECO performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: PITE has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: PITE's current net profit margins (12.5%) are lower than last year (26.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: PITE's earnings have grown by 6.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: PITE's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: PITE had negative earnings growth (-42.7%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Software industry average (-25.5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: PITE's Return on Equity (9.6%) is considered low.
How is PITECO's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: PITE's short term assets (€10.7M) do not cover its short term liabilities (€16.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: PITE's short term assets (€10.7M) do not cover its long term liabilities (€25.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: PITE's debt to equity ratio (98.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: PITE's debt to equity ratio has increased from 64.9% to 98.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: PITE's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (23.5%).
Interest Coverage: PITE's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.2x coverage).
What is PITECO's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: PITE's dividend (2.59%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Italian market (2.29%).
High Dividend: PITE's dividend (2.59%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Italian market (5.61%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, PITE has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: PITE's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 4 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (52.7%), PITE's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: PITE's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (55.9% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Mr. Paolo Virenti serves as Chief Executive Officer and Director at PITECO S.p.A.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: PITE 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.
PITECO S.p.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: PITECO S.p.A.
- Ticker: PITE
- Exchange: BIT
- Founded: 1980
- Industry: Systems Software
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: €109.058m
- Shares outstanding: 18.18m
- Website: https://www.pitecolab.it
Number of Employees
- PITECO S.p.A.
- Via Mercalli, 16
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|PITE||BIT (Borsa Italiana)||Yes||Common Shares||IT||EUR||Jul 2015|
|PITEM||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Common Shares||GB||EUR||Jul 2015|
PITECO S.p.A. engages in the design, development, and implementation of solutions for treasury, finance, and financial planning management worldwide. The company offers PITECO EVO, a platform designed to manage cash management, payment factory, financial planning, global liquidity management, and supply chain finance; PITECO CBC, a corporate banking communication platform that manages automation of the authorization workflows; and PITECO FRM that supports corporate financial risk management processes in compliance with the international accounting codes and observing financial risk exposures. It also provides MATCH.IT, a solution to analyze and match complex data; and PITECO AT.PRO, an information system for the back and middle office management of securities portfolio. In addition, the company offers consultancy and assistance services, including consultancy tailored to client needs, customer care, software customizing, customizable product releases, and application management. It serves various customers in automation and paper, automotive, chemical and pharmaceutical, healthcare, construction and tile, consumer goods, fashion, finance and insurance, food, logistics and travelling, mechanics and steel, media, retail, services, telecom, utilities, and oil and gas industries. The company was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Milan, Italy. PITECO S.p.A. is a subsidiary of DEDAGROUP spa.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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