Gefran S.p.A., together with its subsidiaries, designs and produces automation components and industrial process control systems worldwide. More Details
Excellent balance sheet and good value.
Share Price & News
How has Gefran's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: GE is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Italian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: GE's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: GE underperformed the Italian Electronic industry which returned 27.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GE exceeded the Italian Market which returned -12.1% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Gefran's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Gefran 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: GE (€5.8) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€6.96)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GE is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GE is good value based on its PE Ratio (20.1x) compared to the IT Electronic industry average (27.7x).
PE vs Market: GE is poor value based on its PE Ratio (20.1x) compared to the Italian market (19.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: GE is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.4x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GE is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.1x) compared to the IT Electronic industry average (1.5x).
How is Gefran forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: GE's forecast earnings growth (44.9% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: GE's earnings (44.9% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Italian market (24.5% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: GE's revenue (3.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Italian market (4.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: GE'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: GE's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (9.1%).
How has Gefran performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GE has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: GE's current net profit margins (3.1%) are lower than last year (5.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GE has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 34.2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: GE's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: GE had negative earnings growth (-51.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Electronic industry average (6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: GE's Return on Equity (5.3%) is considered low.
How is Gefran's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GE's short term assets (€97.6M) exceed its short term liabilities (€49.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: GE's short term assets (€97.6M) exceed its long term liabilities (€39.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GE's debt to equity ratio (60.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: GE's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 79.5% to 60.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: GE's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (35.8%).
Interest Coverage: GE's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (19.2x coverage).
What is Gefran current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate GE's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate GE'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 GE's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GE's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: GE is not paying a notable dividend for the Italian market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of GE's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Italian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Mr. Marcello Perini is the Chief Executive Officer at Gefran S.p.A. Mr. Perini has been Director at Gefran SpA. since December 16, 2019 and had been its Director of Sensors and Automation Components Busine...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Marcello's total compensation ($USD0.00) is below average for companies of similar size in the Italian market ($USD341.50K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Marcello's compensation with company performance.
|CEO & Director||no data||€164.16k||no data|
|Secretary of Board of Directors and Director of the Colombera S p A||no data||no data||no data|
|Honorary Chairman||2.75yrs||€450.02k||3.51% |
|Chairwoman of the Board||2.75yrs||€214.33k||no data|
|Vice Chairwoman of the Board||2.75yrs||€82.22k||no data|
|Vice Chairperson of the Board||2.75yrs||€133.27k||no data|
|Independent Director||8.25yrs||€25.50k||no data|
|Independent Director||6.75yrs||€27.50k||no data|
|Independent Director||0.75yr||no data||no data|
|Chairman of the Board of Statutory Auditors||no data||€20.00k||no data|
|Member of the Board of Statutory Auditors||no data||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||0.75yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: GE's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.8 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.
Gefran S.p.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Gefran S.p.A.
- Ticker: GE
- Exchange: BIT
- Founded: NaN
- Industry: Electronic Components
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: €85.231m
- Shares outstanding: 14.37m
- Website: https://www.gefran.com
Number of Employees
- Gefran S.p.A.
- Via Sebina, 74
- Provaglio D'iseo
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|GE||BIT (Borsa Italiana)||Yes||Common Shares||IT||EUR||Jun 1998|
|0EKI||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||GB||EUR||Jun 1998|
|GEM||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Common Shares||GB||EUR||Jun 1998|
|GF7||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Jun 1998|
Gefran S.p.A., together with its subsidiaries, designs and produces automation components and industrial process control systems worldwide. It operates through three segments: Sensors, Automation Component...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/01/26 20:18|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/01/26 00:00|
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