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2021/05/07 17:44 UTC

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Company Financials

Executive Summary

Bowim S.A. distributes carbon steel products in Poland. More Details

Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet and good value.

Share Price & News

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

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: BOW is more volatile than 90% of Polish stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 14% a week.

Volatility Over Time: BOW's weekly volatility (14%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Polish stocks.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




PL Trade Distributors


PL Market

1 Year Return




PL Trade Distributors


PL Market

Return vs Industry: BOW exceeded the Polish Trade Distributors industry which returned 149.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: BOW exceeded the Polish Market which returned 41.3% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day76.8%11.5%1.2%
30 Day81.9%19.9%3.0%
90 Day101.0%36.3%6.2%
1 Year510.4%510.4%156.8%149.1%43.8%42.2%
3 Year128.1%119.1%68.3%55.8%4.5%-1.6%
5 Year276.6%255.2%81.4%61.9%30.7%16.2%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

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Is Bowim 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: BOW (PLN8.24) is trading below our estimate of fair value (PLN119.33)

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

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: BOW is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.4x) compared to the PL Trade Distributors industry average (13.7x).

PE vs Market: BOW is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.4x) compared to the Polish market (15.9x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: BOW's PB Ratio (1.4x) is in line with the PL Trade Distributors industry average.

Future Growth

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


Forecasted Capital Goods 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 Bowim 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 Bowim performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: BOW has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: BOW's current net profit margins (1.4%) are higher than last year (0.2%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: BOW's earnings have declined by 11.8% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: BOW's earnings growth over the past year (434.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (-11.8% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: BOW earnings growth over the past year (434.6%) exceeded the Trade Distributors industry 59.4%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: BOW's Return on Equity (14.8%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is Bowim's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: BOW's short term assets (PLN254.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (PLN185.5M).

Long Term Liabilities: BOW's short term assets (PLN254.1M) exceed its long term liabilities (PLN115.1M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: BOW's debt to equity ratio (97.8%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: BOW's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 114.5% to 97.8% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: BOW's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (34.4%).

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

Balance Sheet


What is Bowim current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayMay 08 2021Ex Dividend DateJun 04 2021Dividend Pay DateJun 22 202118 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 27 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: BOW's dividend (1.46%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Polish market (1.46%).

High Dividend: BOW's dividend (1.46%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Polish market (5.25%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

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

Growing Dividend: BOW's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 4 years.

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: 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


Bowim has no CEO, or we have no data on them.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: BOW's management team is seasoned and experienced (20.3 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: BOW's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 13.5 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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 11.8%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

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

Key Information

  • Name: Bowim S.A.
  • Ticker: BOW
  • Exchange: WSE
  • Founded: 1995
  • Industry: Trading Companies and Distributors
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: zł163.923m
  • Shares outstanding: 19.51m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Bowim S.A.
  • ul. Niwecka 1E
  • Sosnowiec
  • 41-200
  • Poland



Bowim S.A. distributes carbon steel products in Poland. It offers a range of steel sheet products, such as cold and hot rolled plates and sheets, and cold rolled and galvanized coils and sheets; reinforcem...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/05/07 17:44
End of Day Share Price2021/05/07 00:00
Annual Earnings2020/12/31

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.