Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Aperam S.A., through its subsidiaries, produces and sells stainless and specialty steel products worldwide.



Flawless balance sheet, good value and pays a dividend.

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Share Price & News

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

Latest Share Price and Events

Market Performance

7 Day Return




NL Metals and Mining


NL Market

1 Year Return




NL Metals and Mining


NL Market

Return vs Industry: APAM underperformed the Dutch Metals and Mining industry which returned -5.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: APAM underperformed the Dutch Market which returned 7.6% over the past year.

Share holder returns

7 Day10.6%3.5%1.9%
30 Day-9.9%-3.9%-0.8%
90 Day-0.7%-6.8%-0.7%
1 Year-34.3%-38.2%1.4%-5.1%12.4%7.6%
3 Year-38.4%-45.1%34.6%16.5%41.9%26.1%
5 Year22.6%6.9%38.5%14.2%70.4%36.2%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

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Is Aperam undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?


Discount to future cash flow value

Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Undervalued: APAM (€22.51) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€35.57)

Significantly Undervalued: APAM is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.

Price Based on Earnings

PE vs Industry: APAM is poor value based on its PE Ratio (9.2x) compared to the Metals and Mining industry average (9.1x).

PE vs Market: APAM is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.2x) compared to the Dutch market (19x).

Price Based on Expected Growth

Low PEG Ratio: APAM is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.5x)

Price Based on Value of Assets

PB vs Industry: APAM is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the XE Metals and Mining industry average (0.9x).

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Future Growth

How is Aperam expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates

Future Annual Growth Analysis

Earnings vs Savings Rate: APAM's forecast earnings growth (19.4% per year) is above the savings rate (0.4%).

Earnings vs Market: APAM's earnings (19.4% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Dutch market (11.6% per year).

High Growth Earnings: APAM's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: APAM's revenue (5.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Dutch market (5.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: APAM's revenue (5.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Estimates

Future Return on Equity

High Future ROE: APAM's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (8.5%).

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Past Performance

How has Aperam performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: APAM has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 27.3% per year.

Accelerating Growth: APAM's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: APAM had negative earnings growth (-36.8%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Metals and Mining industry average (-6.3%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: APAM's Return on Equity (8.5%) is considered low.

Return on Assets

ROA vs Industry: APAM's Return on Assets is below or equal to the Metals and Mining industry average last year.

Return on Capital Employed

ROCE Improving: APAM has improved its Return on Capital Employed over the past 3 years.

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Financial Health

How is Aperam's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: APAM's short term assets (€1.8B) exceeds its short term liabilities (€1.3B)

Long Term Liabilities: APAM's short term assets (€1.8B) exceeds its long term liabilities (€506.0M)

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: APAM's debt to equity ratio (14%) is considered satisfactory

Reducing Debt: APAM's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 26.3% to 14% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: APAM's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (96.1%).

Interest Coverage: APAM earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: APAM has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: APAM's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 5.534530x debt).

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


Expected Dividend Yield

Upcoming Dividend Payment

Purchase Aperam before the 'Buy Limit' to receive their next dividend payment.

Dividend Yield vs Market


Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Notable Dividend: APAM's dividend (7.77%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Dutch market (2.27%).

High Dividend: APAM's dividend (7.77%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Dutch market (5.98%)

Stable Dividend: APAM has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: APAM's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 8 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (71.6%), APAM's dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: APAM's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (67.7% payout ratio).

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What is the CEO of Aperam's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?


Average management tenure


Tim Di Maulo (60yo)




Mr. Timoteo Di Maulo, also known as Tim, has been the Chief Executive Officer at Aperam since January 1, 2015 and serves as its Member of The Leadership Team. Mr. Di Maulo has over twenty-five years of exp ...

Management Age and Tenure


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Management: APAM's management team is considered experienced (4.8 years average tenure).

Board Age and Tenure


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: APAM's board of directors are considered experienced (7.6 years average tenure).

Insider Trading

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Ownership Breakdown

Management Team

  • Vanisha Mittal Bhatia (38yo)

    Chief Strategy Officer

    • Tenure: 8.5yrs
  • Thorsten Zimmermann

    Head of Investor Relations

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Sandeep Jalan (52yo)

    Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 5.8yrs
  • Tim Di Maulo (60yo)

    Chief Executive Officer

    • Tenure: 4.8yrs
  • Laurent Beauloye

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Guillaume Bazetoux

    Head of Finance & Secretary to the Leadership Team

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Frederico Lima (47yo)

    Chief Operating Officer of Stainless & Electrical Steel South America

    • Tenure: 4.8yrs
  • Bernard Hallemans (51yo)

    Chief Operating Officer of Stainless & Electrical Steel - Europe

    • Tenure: 3yrs
  • Nicolas Changeur (47yo)

    Chief Marketing Officer of Stainless & Electrical Steel

    • Tenure: 4.9yrs
  • Bert Lyssens (49yo)

    Head of Sustainability

    • Tenure: 4.5yrs

Board Members

  • Romain Bausch (66yo)

    Lead Independent Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Lakshmi Mittal (69yo)


    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Aditya Mittal (42yo)

    Non-Independent Director

    • Tenure: 8.8yrs
  • Joe Greenwell (68yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 6.4yrs
  • Kathryn Matthews (59yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 8.8yrs
  • Philippe Darmayan (67yo)

    Non-Independent Director

    • Tenure: 4.4yrs
  • Bernadette Baudier

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs

Company Information

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

Key Information

  • Name: Aperam S.A.
  • Ticker: APAM
  • Exchange: ENXTAM
  • Founded: 2010
  • Industry: Steel
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: €1.796b
  • Shares outstanding: 79.80m
  • Website: https://www.aperam.com

Number of Employees


  • Aperam S.A.
  • 12C, rue Guillaume Kroll
  • Luxembourg City
  • 1882
  • Luxembourg


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
APMS.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDJan 2011
APAMENXTAM (Euronext Amsterdam)YesOrdinary SharesNLEURJan 2011
APAMBME (Bolsas y Mercados Espanoles)YesOrdinary SharesESEURJan 2011
0OLFLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesGBEURJan 2011
APAMLBDL (Bourse de Luxembourg)YesOrdinary SharesLUEURJan 2011
APAMABATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesOrdinary SharesGBEURJan 2011
7AADB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURJan 2011
APAMWBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesATEURJan 2011
APAM NBMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)YesOrdinary SharesMXMXNJan 2011
APAMEBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesOrdinary SharesGBEURJan 2011


Aperam S.A., through its subsidiaries, produces and sells stainless and specialty steel products worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Stainless & Electrical Steel; Services & Solutions;  ...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/10/12 22:00
End of Day Share Price2019/10/11 00:00
Annual Earnings2018/12/31

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.


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