WSE:ELQ

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Executive Summary

ELQ S.A. designs, produces, and sells prefabricated MV/LV transformer stations and electrical switchboards in Poland. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Imperfect balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: ELQ is more volatile than 75% of Polish stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 14% a week.

Volatility Over Time: ELQ's weekly volatility has decreased from 25% to 14% over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Polish stocks.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

8.2%

ELQ

-1.6%

PL Electrical

-2.9%

PL Market


1 Year Return

73.7%

ELQ

150.2%

PL Electrical

18.9%

PL Market

Return vs Industry: ELQ underperformed the Polish Electrical industry which returned 120.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ELQ exceeded the Polish Market which returned 15.8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

ELQIndustryMarket
7 Day8.2%-1.6%-2.9%
30 Day-2.2%8.8%1.2%
90 Day5.6%-6.9%6.2%
1 Year73.7%73.7%150.5%150.2%20.0%18.9%
3 Year486.7%486.7%315.3%306.9%-4.1%-9.9%
5 Year300.0%300.0%191.2%174.5%18.8%5.3%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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

64.52x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: ELQ is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the PL Electrical industry average.

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


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: ELQ is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (64.5x) compared to the PL Electrical industry average (2.1x).


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Future Growth

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

31.5%

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 ELQ 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 ELQ performed over the past 5 years?

35.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ELQ is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: ELQ is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ELQ is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 35.7% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: ELQ is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Electrical industry (13%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: ELQ has a negative Return on Equity (-12.88%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is ELQ's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ELQ's short term assets (PLN20.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (PLN16.0M).

Long Term Liabilities: ELQ's short term assets (PLN20.2M) exceed its long term liabilities (PLN3.0M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ELQ's debt to equity ratio (101%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: ELQ's debt to equity ratio has increased from 2.5% to 101% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: ELQ's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.

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


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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


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: No need to calculate the sustainability of ELQ's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Polish market.


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Management

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


CEO

Krzysztof Zawadzki

0.83

Tenure

Mr. Krzysztof Zawadzki serves as Chairman of Management Board & Chief Executive Officer of ELQ S.A. since April 08, 2020.


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.


Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: ELQ S.A.
  • Ticker: ELQ
  • Exchange: WSE
  • Founded: NaN
  • Industry: Electrical Components and Equipment
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: zł266.000m
  • Shares outstanding: 100.00m
  • Website: https://elqsa.pl

Number of Employees


Location

  • ELQ S.A.
  • Ul. Jagiellonska 81/83
  • Czestochowa
  • 42-200
  • Poland

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
ELQWSE (Warsaw Stock Exchange)YesCommon Bearer Shares PLPLNJun 2011

Biography

ELQ S.A. designs, produces, and sells prefabricated MV/LV transformer stations and electrical switchboards in Poland. The company offers MV/LV transformer stations for concrete and metal housings, and powe...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/02/26 18:07
End of Day Share Price2021/02/26 00:00
Earnings2020/12/31
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.