Datalogic S.p.A. manufactures and sells automatic data capture and process automation products for the retail, manufacturing, transportation and logistics, and healthcare sectors in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, North America, Latin America, and the Asia Pacific.
Excellent balance sheet average dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has Datalogic's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: DAL's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: DAL underperformed the Italian Electronic industry which returned -1.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: DAL underperformed the Italian Market which returned 7.4% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Datalogic's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 days ago | Simply Wall StDespite Its High P/E Ratio, Is Datalogic S.p.A. (BIT:DAL) Still Undervalued?
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StWhat Does Datalogic S.p.A.'s (BIT:DAL) Share Price Indicate?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StWe Think Datalogic (BIT:DAL) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt
Is Datalogic 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: DAL (€14.49) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€8.55)
Significantly Below Fair Value: DAL is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: DAL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (13.1x) compared to the Electronic industry average (11x).
PE vs Market: DAL is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.1x) compared to the Italian market (17.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: DAL is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: DAL is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.1x) compared to the IT Electronic industry average (1.6x).
How is Datalogic forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: DAL's forecast earnings growth (4.7% per year) is above the savings rate (1.2%).
Earnings vs Market: DAL's earnings (4.7% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Italian market (10% per year).
High Growth Earnings: DAL's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: DAL's revenue (3.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Italian market (4.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: DAL's revenue (3.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: DAL's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (12.7%).
How has Datalogic performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: DAL has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: DAL's current net profit margins (9.3%) are lower than last year (9.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: DAL's earnings have grown by 13.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: DAL's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: DAL had negative earnings growth (-0.5%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Electronic industry average (26.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: DAL's Return on Equity (14.4%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Datalogic's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: DAL's short term assets (€433.6M) exceed its short term liabilities (€252.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: DAL's short term assets (€433.6M) exceed its long term liabilities (€174.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: DAL's debt to equity ratio (45.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: DAL's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 79.3% to 45.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: DAL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (30.5%).
Interest Coverage: DAL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (92.4x coverage).
Inventory Level: DAL has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: DAL's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 2.4x debt).
What is Datalogic's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: DAL's dividend (3.45%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Italian market (2.08%).
High Dividend: DAL's dividend (3.45%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Italian market (4.73%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: DAL's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: DAL's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (45.4%), DAL's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: DAL's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (43.5% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Valentina Volta 0
Dr. Valentina Volta has been the Chief Executive Officer of Datalogic S.p.A. since January 21, 2017 and serves as its Director.
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Valentina's total compensation ($USD0.00) is below average for companies of similar size in the Italian market ($USD1.03M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Valentina's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
|Founder & Executive Chairman||0yrs||€624.43k||no data|
|CEO & Director||3.1yrs||€523.20k||no data|
|Independent Director||0yrs||€10.00k||no data|
|Non-Executive Director||0yrs||€35.00k||no data|
|Chairman of Board of Statutory Auditors||3.8yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||1.8yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||1.8yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||0.8yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||2.1yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: DAL's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Datalogic S.p.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Datalogic S.p.A.
- Ticker: DAL
- Exchange: BIT
- Founded: 1972
- Industry: Electronic Equipment and Instruments
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: €832.199m
- Shares outstanding: 57.43m
- Website: https://www.datalogic.com
Number of Employees
- Datalogic S.p.A.
- Via Candini, 2
- Lippo di Calderara di Reno
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|DAL||BIT (Borsa Italiana)||Yes||Common Stock||IT||EUR||Mar 2001|
|0E3C||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||EUR||Mar 2001|
|DLGC.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Mar 2001|
|DALM||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Common Stock||GB||EUR||Mar 2001|
|DT8A||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Mar 2001|
Datalogic S.p.A. manufactures and sells automatic data capture and process automation products for the retail, manufacturing, transportation and logistics, and healthcare sectors in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, North America, Latin America, and the Asia Pacific. The company operates through Datalogic, Solution Net Systems, and Informatics segments. It offers fixed retail scanners, including single plane scanners, multi-plane imaging scanner/scales, loss prevention solutions, and presentation scanners; general duty and industrial handheld scanners; mobile computers, such as pocket-sized to full-alpha-keyboard hand-held devices, industrial PDAs, pistol-grip terminals, vehicle mounted computers, and middleware software solutions; and laser marking products for the manufacture of automotive, electronics, medical devices, and high precision metals. The company also provides photoelectric sensors; safety light curtains for machine safeguarding and access control; vision sensors, smart cameras, and vision processors; and laser bar code and image-based ID scanners, connectivity products, software and tools, dimensioners, and linear cameras. In addition, it offers UHF RFID devices; and various OEM products consisting of embedded and bolt-on bar code scanning solutions to the suppliers of self-checkout systems, kiosks, price verifiers, vending machines, and others. The company was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Bologna, Italy. Datalogic S.p.A. is a subsidiary of Hydra S.p.A.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/02/25 21:03|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/25 00:00|
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