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BowimWSE:BOW Stock Report

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25 Sep, 2021


Company Financials
BOW fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health4/6

BOW Overview

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

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Bowim
Historical stock prices
Current Share Pricezł9.76
52 Week Highzł1.80
52 Week Lowzł13.90
1 Month Change-2.20%
3 Month Change-15.86%
1 Year Change395.43%
3 Year Change209.84%
5 Year Change160.27%
Change since IPO-7.05%

Recent News & Updates

Aug 09
Here's Why Bowim (WSE:BOW) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly

Here's Why Bowim (WSE:BOW) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly

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Jun 18
If You Like EPS Growth Then Check Out Bowim (WSE:BOW) Before It's Too Late

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Shareholder Returns

BOWPL Trade DistributorsPL Market

Return vs Industry: BOW exceeded the Polish Trade Distributors industry which returned 108.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: BOW exceeded the Polish Market which returned 44.1% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is BOW's price volatile compared to industry and market?
BOW volatility
BOW Beta1.31
Industry Beta0.91
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: BOW is more volatile than 90% of Polish stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 11% a week.

Volatility Over Time: BOW's weekly volatility (11%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Polish stocks.

About the Company


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; reinforcement, round, square, and flat bars, as well as wire rods; welded and ribbed wires, and welded reinforcement meshes; hot rolled and cold drawn seamless tubes, including conduit, structural, boiler, precision, and general purpose tubes; and cold bent and hot rolled sections comprising equal and unequal angles, channels, square and rectangular hollow sections, H-beams, and wide-flange beams. The company also provides black and insulated pipes and pipe fittings for pipelines.

Bowim Fundamentals Summary

How do Bowim's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
BOW fundamental statistics
Market Capzł190.46m
Earnings (TTM)zł123.15m
Revenue (TTM)zł1.60b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
BOW income statement (TTM)
Cost of Revenuezł1.33b
Gross Profitzł273.73m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

Nov 25, 2021

Earnings per share (EPS)6.31
Gross Margin17.08%
Net Profit Margin7.69%
Debt/Equity Ratio43.0%

How did BOW perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio


Is Bowim 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: BOW (PLN9.76) is trading above our estimate of fair value (PLN1.4)

Significantly Below Fair Value: BOW is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: BOW is good value based on its PE Ratio (1.5x) compared to the Polish Trade Distributors industry average (8.7x).

PE vs Market: BOW is good value based on its PE Ratio (1.5x) compared to the Polish market (13x).

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 (0.9x) 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 a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: BOW's current net profit margins (7.7%) are higher than last year (0.6%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: BOW's earnings have grown significantly by 24.8% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: BOW's earnings growth over the past year (1482.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (24.8% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: BOW earnings growth over the past year (1482.2%) exceeded the Trade Distributors industry 121.6%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: BOW's Return on Equity (55.7%) is considered outstanding.

Financial Health

How is Bowim's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: BOW's short term assets (PLN473.9M) exceed its short term liabilities (PLN299.7M).

Long Term Liabilities: BOW's short term assets (PLN473.9M) exceed its long term liabilities (PLN113.5M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: BOW's debt to equity ratio (43%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: BOW's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 102.5% to 43% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: BOW's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (6.8%).

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

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: BOW's dividend (1.23%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Polish market (2.21%).

High Dividend: BOW's dividend (1.23%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Polish market (6.22%).

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: With its low payout ratio (1.9%), BOW's dividend payments are thoroughly 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 (20.6 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: BOW's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.8 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 12.5%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Bowim S.A.'s 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: zł190.463m
  • Shares outstanding: 19.51m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


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


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/09/25 17:02
End of Day Share Price2021/09/24 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.