FERRO S.A. manufactures and sells sanitary and installation fittings, and heating installation elements in Central and Eastern Europe. More Details
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Share Price & News
How has FERRO's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: FRO is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Polish stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: FRO's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: FRO exceeded the Polish Building industry which returned 107.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: FRO exceeded the Polish Market which returned 41.3% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is FERRO's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is FERRO 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: FRO (PLN30.3) is trading below our estimate of fair value (PLN56.61)
Significantly Below Fair Value: FRO is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: FRO is poor value based on its PE Ratio (11.6x) compared to the PL Building industry average (10.8x).
PE vs Market: FRO is good value based on its PE Ratio (11.6x) compared to the Polish market (15.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate FRO's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: FRO is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.2x) compared to the PL Building industry average (1.8x).
How is FERRO 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 FERRO 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.
How has FERRO performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: FRO has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: FRO's current net profit margins (11.1%) are higher than last year (9.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: FRO's earnings have grown by 15.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: FRO's earnings growth over the past year (30.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (15.6% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: FRO earnings growth over the past year (30.6%) underperformed the Building industry 63.9%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: FRO's Return on Equity (18.9%) is considered low.
How is FERRO's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: FRO's short term assets (PLN332.7M) exceed its short term liabilities (PLN205.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: FRO's short term assets (PLN332.7M) exceed its long term liabilities (PLN39.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: FRO's debt to equity ratio (37.7%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: FRO's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 48.4% to 37.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: FRO's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (60.6%).
Interest Coverage: FRO earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is FERRO current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: FRO's dividend (1.32%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Polish market (1.46%).
High Dividend: FRO's dividend (1.32%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Polish market (5.25%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: FRO has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: FRO's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 9 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (15.3%), FRO's dividend payments are 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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Mr. Wojciech Gatkiewicz has been Chairman of the Management Board at FERRO S.A. since 2019. He serves as Chief Sales Officer and Member of Management Board at PCF GmbH. Mr. Gatkiewicz served as the Chief ...
Experienced Board: FRO's board of directors are considered experienced (4.4 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
FERRO S.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: FERRO S.A.
- Ticker: FRO
- Exchange: WSE
- Founded: NaN
- Industry: Building Products
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: zł656.398m
- Shares outstanding: 21.24m
- Website: https://www.ferrocompany.com
Number of Employees
- FERRO S.A.
- ul. Przemyslowa 7
FERRO S.A. manufactures and sells sanitary and installation fittings, and heating installation elements in Central and Eastern Europe. It offers mixers, showers, sinks, accessories, bathroom accessories, s...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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