UHY ECA S.A. provides various services in the areas of auditing, taxes, accounting, training, and stock exchange consulting in Poland. More Details
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Excellent balance sheet and good value.
Share Price & News
How has UHY ECA's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ECA is more volatile than 90% of Polish stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 12% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ECA's weekly volatility (12%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Polish stocks.
7 Day Return
PL Professional Services
1 Year Return
PL Professional Services
Return vs Industry: ECA exceeded the Polish Professional Services industry which returned -9.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ECA exceeded the Polish Market which returned 32% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is UHY ECA's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is UHY ECA 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: ECA (PLN1.9) is trading below our estimate of fair value (PLN18.8)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ECA is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ECA is good value based on its PE Ratio (17.5x) compared to the Polish Professional Services industry average (18.3x).
PE vs Market: ECA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (17.5x) compared to the Polish market (14.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate ECA's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ECA is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the PL Professional Services industry average (3.5x).
How is UHY ECA forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Commercial Services 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 UHY ECA 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 UHY ECA performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ECA has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ECA's current net profit margins (3.4%) are higher than last year (2.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ECA's earnings have declined by 8.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ECA's earnings growth over the past year (53.9%) exceeds its 5-year average (-8.7% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: ECA earnings growth over the past year (53.9%) underperformed the Professional Services industry 53.9%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: ECA's Return on Equity (4.5%) is considered low.
How is UHY ECA's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ECA's short term assets (PLN10.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (PLN7.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: ECA's short term assets (PLN10.3M) exceed its long term liabilities (PLN622.7K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ECA's debt to equity ratio (3.6%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: ECA's debt to equity ratio has increased from 0.2% to 3.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ECA's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (388.6%).
Interest Coverage: ECA earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is UHY ECA current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: ECA's dividend (4.21%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Polish market (2.06%).
High Dividend: ECA's dividend (4.21%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Polish market (5.93%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: ECA's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: ECA's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (73.8%), ECA's 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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Dr. Roman Seredynski, PH.D. serves as the President of the Management Board and Chief Executive Officer at UHY ECA S.A. (formerly known as ECA Auxilium SA) since January 2015. Mr. Seredynski began his prof...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Roman's total compensation ($USD110.75K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Polish market ($USD178.43K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Roman's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
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.
UHY ECA S.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: UHY ECA S.A.
- Ticker: ECA
- Exchange: WSE
- Founded: 1986
- Industry: Research and Consulting Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: zł9.856m
- Shares outstanding: 5.19m
- Website: https://uhy-pl.com
Number of Employees
- UHY ECA S.A.
- ul. Moniuszki 50
UHY ECA S.A. provides various services in the areas of auditing, taxes, accounting, training, and stock exchange consulting in Poland. The company conducts audits and reviews of financial statements in acc...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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