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Holland ColoursENXTAM:HOLCO Stock Report

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27 Sep, 2021


Company Financials
HOLCO fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health6/6

HOLCO Overview

Holland Colours N.V., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, distributes, and sells color concentrates in Europe, the Middle East, India, Africa, the Americas, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Holland Colours
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price€158.50
52 Week High€83.00
52 Week Low€185.00
1 Month Change-4.52%
3 Month Change-8.65%
1 Year Change89.82%
3 Year Change86.47%
5 Year Change190.83%
Change since IPO366.18%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

HOLCONL ChemicalsNL Market

Return vs Industry: HOLCO exceeded the Dutch Chemicals industry which returned 32.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: HOLCO exceeded the Dutch Market which returned 41.3% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is HOLCO's price volatile compared to industry and market?
HOLCO volatility
HOLCO Beta0.76
Industry Beta0.77
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: HOLCO is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Dutch stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: HOLCO's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1979400Coen Vinke

Holland Colours N.V., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, distributes, and sells color concentrates in Europe, the Middle East, India, Africa, the Americas, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. The company offers colorants for the building and construction industry, including profiles, pipes, tubing and fittings, sheets, siding, cladding, sealants, flooring, and insulation, as well as solutions for a wide range of polymers. It also provides colorants for packaging applications comprising water, carbonated soft drinks, fruit juices, dairy, beer, wine, dry food, detergents, pharmaceutical, and cosmetic and personal care products.

Holland Colours Fundamentals Summary

How do Holland Colours's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
HOLCO fundamental statistics
Market Cap€136.37m
Earnings (TTM)€9.47m
Revenue (TTM)€96.03m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
HOLCO income statement (TTM)
Cost of Revenue€51.07m
Gross Profit€44.96m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)11.01
Gross Margin46.82%
Net Profit Margin9.86%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did HOLCO perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio


Is Holland Colours 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: HOLCO (€155) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€729.11)

Significantly Below Fair Value: HOLCO is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: HOLCO is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.1x) compared to the Dutch Chemicals industry average (21.3x).

PE vs Market: HOLCO is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.1x) compared to the Dutch market (21.8x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate HOLCO's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: HOLCO is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.7x) compared to the NL Chemicals industry average (3.4x).

Future Growth

How is Holland Colours forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?


Forecasted Materials industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Holland Colours has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

Past Performance

How has Holland Colours performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: HOLCO has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: HOLCO's current net profit margins (9.9%) are higher than last year (7.7%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: HOLCO's earnings have grown by 15% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: HOLCO's earnings growth over the past year (20.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (15% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: HOLCO earnings growth over the past year (20.7%) underperformed the Chemicals industry 67.1%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: HOLCO's Return on Equity (18.9%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is Holland Colours's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: HOLCO's short term assets (€46.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (€15.9M).

Long Term Liabilities: HOLCO's short term assets (€46.2M) exceed its long term liabilities (€2.2M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: HOLCO is debt free.

Reducing Debt: HOLCO has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 3.8%.

Debt Coverage: HOLCO has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: HOLCO has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet


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


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: HOLCO's dividend (7.1%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Dutch market (1.4%).

High Dividend: HOLCO's dividend (7.1%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Dutch market (4.68%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: HOLCO's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: HOLCO's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (91.3%), HOLCO's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.

Next Steps


How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Coen Vinke (58 yo)





Mr. Coenraad W. H. Vinke, also known as Coen, serves as Chief Executive Officer of Holland Colours NV since July 2018 and serves as its Member of Board of Management. He is a Producer of color concentrates...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Coen's total compensation ($USD531.62K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Dutch market ($USD709.63K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Coen's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: HOLCO's management team is considered experienced (3.7 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: HOLCO's board of directors are considered experienced (4.9 years average tenure).


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.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Holland Colours N.V.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Holland Colours N.V.
  • Ticker: HOLCO
  • Exchange: ENXTAM
  • Founded: 1979
  • Industry: Commodity Chemicals
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: €136.366m
  • Shares outstanding: 860.35k
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Holland Colours N.V.
  • Halvemaanweg 1
  • Apeldoorn
  • Gelderland
  • 7323 RW
  • Netherlands


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/09/27 21:15
End of Day Share Price2021/09/27 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/03/31

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.