ENXTAM:STRN

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Executive Summary

Stern Groep N.V. operates as an automotive retail and services company in the Netherlands.


Snowflake Analysis

Mediocre balance sheet and overvalued.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: STRN's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-1.7%

STRN

0.9%

NL Specialty Retail

1.6%

NL Market


1 Year Return

-37.7%

STRN

-12.6%

NL Specialty Retail

-16.0%

NL Market

Return vs Industry: STRN underperformed the Dutch Specialty Retail industry which returned -12.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: STRN underperformed the Dutch Market which returned -16% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

STRNIndustryMarket
7 Day-1.7%0.9%1.6%
30 Day9.6%4.6%4.3%
90 Day-45.2%-23.8%-12.8%
1 Year-33.4%-37.7%-11.0%-12.6%-13.2%-16.0%
3 Year-51.0%-62.6%-31.8%-39.1%-0.6%-10.9%
5 Year-1.7%-31.9%-28.3%-39.2%16.7%-5.2%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Stern Groep undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

0.34x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate STRN's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate STRN's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: STRN is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Specialty Retail industry average.

PE vs Market: STRN is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Dutch market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: STRN is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.3x) compared to the XE Specialty Retail industry average (1x).


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Future Growth

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

13.7%

Forecasted Retail 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 Stern Groep 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.


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Past Performance

How has Stern Groep performed over the past 5 years?

-34.6%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: STRN is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: STRN is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: STRN is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -34.6% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare STRN's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: STRN is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Specialty Retail industry (0.5%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: STRN has a negative Return on Equity (-0.79%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Stern Groep's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: STRN's short term assets (€294.8M) exceed its short term liabilities (€275.4M).

Long Term Liabilities: STRN's short term assets (€294.8M) exceed its long term liabilities (€145.4M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: STRN's debt to equity ratio (65.9%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: STRN's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 123.3% to 65.9% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: STRN's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (3.6%).

Interest Coverage: STRN is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate STRN's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate STRN'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 STRN's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if STRN's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: STRN is not paying a notable dividend for the Dutch market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of STRN's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Dutch market.


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Management

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

4.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Henk Van der Kwast (65yo)

19.92yrs

Tenure

€966,957

Compensation

Mr. Henk H. Van Der Kwast serves as Chairman of Management Board, Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Group Council at Stern Groep NV and has been its Member of Management Board since June 21, 2000. 


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Henk's total compensation ($USD1.05M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Dutch market ($USD508.71K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Henk's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Henk Van der Kwast
Chairman of Management Board19.92yrs€966.96kno data
L. Porsius
Financial Director1.58yrsno datano data
Loes M. van Dalen
Director of Human Resources & Member of the Group Councilno datano datano data
Marie-Julie Talens
Company Secretary4yrsno datano data
Olivier Hoffmann
Group Controllerno datano datano data

4.0yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: STRN's management team is considered experienced (4 years average tenure).


Ownership

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.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Stern Groep N.V.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Stern Groep N.V.
  • Ticker: STRN
  • Exchange: ENXTAM
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Automotive Retail
  • Sector: Retail
  • Market Cap: €51.643m
  • Shares outstanding: 5.68m
  • Website: https://www.stern.nl

Number of Employees


Location

  • Stern Groep N.V.
  • Pieter Braaijweg 6
  • Amsterdam-Duivendrecht
  • Amsterdam
  • Noord-Holland
  • 1114 AJ
  • Netherlands

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
STRNENXTAM (Euronext Amsterdam)YesCommon SharesNLEURJan 1992
0DM6LSE (London Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesGBEURJan 1992

Biography

Stern Groep N.V. operates as an automotive retail and services company in the Netherlands. The company operates through Dealergroup Stern, Stern Mobility Solutions, Stern Car Services, and Other segments. The Dealergroup Stern segment engages in the sale of new and used passenger cars and light commercial vehicles; and provision of maintenance and repair services for passenger cars and light commercial vehicles. The Stern Mobility Solutions segment provides car rental, fleet management, and e-mobility services, as well as sells financial and other mobility products to small and medium-sized enterprises. The Stern Car Services segment offers car body repair and passenger cars maintenance services; and interiors fitting services for light commercial vehicles. The company also provides used-car warranty, car insurance, and lettering services, as well as parts. It sells cars under various brands, including Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Dacia, Fiat, Ford, Jaguar, Jeep, Kia, Land Rover, Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi Motors, Nissan, Opel, Renault, Smart, Subaru, and Volvo. Stern Groep N.V. is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/05/26 09:05
End of Day Share Price2020/05/25 00:00
Earnings2019/12/31
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.