WSE:HRS

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Executive Summary

Herkules S.A. engages in the hoisting equipment rental and oversize load shipping activities in Poland. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Imperfect balance sheet and overvalued.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

HRS

-2.2%

PL Trade Distributors

-0.6%

PL Market


1 Year Return

-1.6%

HRS

33.5%

PL Trade Distributors

-17.5%

PL Market

Return vs Industry: HRS underperformed the Polish Trade Distributors industry which returned 33.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: HRS exceeded the Polish Market which returned -17.5% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

HRSIndustryMarket
7 Day0%-2.2%-0.6%
30 Day-1.2%-2.0%-1.8%
90 Day-23.9%-4.3%-10.2%
1 Year-1.6%-1.6%37.6%33.5%-16.8%-17.5%
3 Year-65.2%-65.9%-15.3%-20.6%-26.0%-30.4%
5 Year-67.3%-70.7%3.0%-7.4%-16.0%-25.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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

0.27x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: HRS (PLN1.21) is trading above our estimate of fair value (PLN0)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

PE vs Market: HRS 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 HRS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: HRS is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.3x) compared to the PL Trade Distributors industry average (1x).


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Future Growth

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

18.7%

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 Herkules 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 Herkules performed over the past 5 years?

-70.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: HRS is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: HRS is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: HRS is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 70.4% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: HRS is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Trade Distributors industry (35.8%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: HRS has a negative Return on Equity (-23.82%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Herkules's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: HRS's short term assets (PLN90.5M) do not cover its short term liabilities (PLN102.8M).

Long Term Liabilities: HRS's short term assets (PLN90.5M) do not cover its long term liabilities (PLN102.8M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: HRS's debt to equity ratio (17.8%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: HRS's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 29.5% to 17.8% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: HRS's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (19.7%).

Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if HRS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: HRS is not paying a notable dividend for the Polish market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of HRS'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?

0.7yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Marta Towpik

no data

Tenure

Marta Towpik serves as the Head of Finance and a Member of the Management Board at PKP Energetyka S.A until November 2017. Marta Towpik serves as President of the Board at Herkules S.A.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Dariusz Formela
Member of the Supervisory Board0.67yrno datano data
Adam Purwin
Member of the Supervisory Boardno datano datano data
Piotr Kwasniewski
Member of the Supervisory Boardno datano data0.030%
PLN 12.4k
Wojciech Szwankowski
Member of the Supervisory Board3.58yrsno datano data
Jacek Osowski
Member of the Supervisory Board0.67yrno datano data
Piotr Cizkowicz
Chairman of the Supervisory Board0.67yrno datano data
Blazej Dowgielski
Member of the Supervisory Boardno datano data0.0029%
PLN 1.2k

0.7yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Board: HRS's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 8.4%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: Herkules S.A.
  • Ticker: HRS
  • Exchange: WSE
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Trading Companies and Distributors
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: zł41.284m
  • Shares outstanding: 34.12m
  • Website: https://www.herkules-polska.pl

Number of Employees


Location

  • Herkules S.A.
  • ul. Annopol 5
  • Warsaw
  • 03-236
  • Poland

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
HRSWSE (Warsaw Stock Exchange)YesCommon Bearer SharesPLPLNMar 2010

Biography

Herkules S.A. engages in the hoisting equipment rental and oversize load shipping activities in Poland. The company rents tower, field, self-propelled, and tracked cranes, as well as offers professional en ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/22 21:17
End of Day Share Price2020/10/22 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
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.