Alfen N.V., through its subsidiaries, designs, engineers, develops, produces, and sells products, systems, and services related to the electricity grid. More Details
Exceptional growth potential with excellent balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Alfen's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ALFEN is more volatile than 90% of Dutch stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 10% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ALFEN's weekly volatility (10%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Dutch stocks.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: ALFEN exceeded the Dutch Electrical industry which returned 32.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ALFEN exceeded the Dutch Market which returned -2.2% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Alfen's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
5 days ago | Simply Wall StAre Institutions Heavily Invested In Alfen N.V.'s (AMS:ALFEN) Shares?
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StIf You Had Bought Alfen (AMS:ALFEN) Stock A Year Ago, You Could Pocket A 308% Gain Today
4 weeks ago | Simply Wall StAlfen's (AMS:ALFEN) Earnings Are Growing But Is There More To The Story?
Is Alfen 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: ALFEN (€67.1) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€55.32)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ALFEN is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ALFEN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (142.6x) compared to the XE Electrical industry average (29.7x).
PE vs Market: ALFEN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (142.6x) compared to the Dutch market (24.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ALFEN is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ALFEN is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (21.8x) compared to the XE Electrical industry average (3x).
How is Alfen 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: ALFEN's forecast earnings growth (51.1% per year) is above the savings rate (0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: ALFEN's earnings (51.1% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Dutch market (27.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: ALFEN's revenue (30% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Dutch market (9.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ALFEN's revenue (30% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: ALFEN's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (24.5%)
How has Alfen performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ALFEN has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ALFEN's current net profit margins (5.5%) are higher than last year (0.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ALFEN's earnings have grown significantly by 51.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ALFEN's earnings growth over the past year (1303.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (51.3% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: ALFEN earnings growth over the past year (1303.1%) exceeded the Electrical industry -3.9%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: ALFEN's Return on Equity (14.1%) is considered low.
How is Alfen's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ALFEN's short term assets (€102.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (€52.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: ALFEN's short term assets (€102.2M) exceed its long term liabilities (€15.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ALFEN's debt to equity ratio (12.9%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if ALFEN's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ALFEN's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (123.7%).
Interest Coverage: ALFEN's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (17.9x coverage).
What is Alfen current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ALFEN's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ALFEN'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 ALFEN's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ALFEN'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 ALFEN's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Dutch market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Marco Roeleveld (58 yo)
Mr. Marco Roeleveld serves as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operations Officer of Alfen N.V. and has been its Member of the Management Board since November 2015. Mr. Roeleveld joined Alfen B.V. as a Ma...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Marco's total compensation ($USD380.23K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Dutch market ($USD1.83M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Marco's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Member of the Supervisory Board||0.25yr||no data||no data|
|Supervisory Board Chairman||2.67yrs||€50.00k||no data|
|Member of the Supervisory Board||0.25yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: ALFEN's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.3 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: ALFEN insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 8.5%.
Alfen N.V.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Alfen N.V.
- Ticker: ALFEN
- Exchange: ENXTAM
- Founded: 1937
- Industry: Heavy Electrical Equipment
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: €1.456b
- Shares outstanding: 21.69m
- Website: https://www.alfen.com
Number of Employees
- Alfen N.V.
- Hefbrugweg 28
- 1332 AP
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|ALFEN||ENXTAM (Euronext Amsterdam)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||NL||EUR||Mar 2018|
|703||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Mar 2018|
|ALFENA||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||EUR||Mar 2018|
Alfen N.V., through its subsidiaries, designs, engineers, develops, produces, and sells products, systems, and services related to the electricity grid. The company offers smart grid solutions, including s...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/11/24 22:17|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/11/24 00:00|
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