WSE:HEL

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Helio S.A. produces and markets packaged dried fruits and nuts in Poland.

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Fundamentals

Flawless balance sheet and slightly overvalued.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

1.9%

HEL

0.1%

PL Food

0.01%

PL Market


1 Year Return

-3.6%

HEL

-15.4%

PL Food

-3.3%

PL Market

Return vs Industry: HEL exceeded the Polish Food industry which returned -15.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: HEL matched the Polish Market which returned -3.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

HELIndustryMarket
7 Day1.9%0.1%0.01%
30 Day-3.6%-4.1%-2.1%
90 Day6.9%-12.2%-7.4%
1 Year-3.6%-3.6%-13.0%-15.4%-0.4%-3.3%
3 Year43.0%43.0%-21.6%-27.3%11.3%3.4%
5 Year74.2%74.2%31.2%15.2%-1.0%-13.0%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

Valuation

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

9.88x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Undervalued: HEL (PLN10.8) is trading above our estimate of fair value (PLN3.16)

Significantly Undervalued: HEL is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: HEL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (9.9x) compared to the Food industry average (7.9x).

PE vs Market: HEL is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.9x) compared to the Polish market (10x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: HEL is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.7x) compared to the PL Food industry average (0.7x).


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Future Growth

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

7.1%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: HEL's forecast earnings growth (7.1% per year) is above the savings rate (2.9%).

Earnings vs Market: HEL's earnings (7.1% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Polish market (10.5% per year).

High Growth Earnings: HEL's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if HEL's revenue is forecast to grow faster than the Polish market.

High Growth Revenue: Insufficient data to determine if HEL's revenue is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

High Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if HEL's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Helio performed over the past 5 years?

29.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: HEL's earnings have grown significantly by 29.2% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: HEL's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: HEL had negative earnings growth (-53%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Food industry average (30.1%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: HEL's Return on Equity (6.6%) is considered low.


Return on Assets

ROA vs Industry: HEL's Return on Assets is below or equal to the Food industry average last year.


Return on Capital Employed

ROCE Improving: HEL has significantly improved its Return on Capital Employed over the past 3 years.


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Financial Health

How is Helio's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: HEL's short term assets (PLN76.4M) exceeds its short term liabilities (PLN24.3M)

Long Term Liabilities: HEL's short term assets (76.4M) exceeds its long term liabilities (4.8M)


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: HEL's debt to equity ratio (20.5%) is considered satisfactory

Reducing Debt: HEL's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 47.2% to 20.5% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: HEL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (52.4%).

Interest Coverage: HEL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (8.7x coverage).


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: HEL has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: HEL's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 4.523410x debt).


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%2.7%markettop25%7.4%industryaverage4.0%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate HEL's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HEL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HEL'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 HEL's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Polish market.


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Management

What is the CEO of Helio's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?


CEO

Leszek Wasowicz 0

13.8yrs

Tenure

0

Mr. Leszek Pawel Wasowicz has been the President of Management Board at Helio S.A. since 2006. 


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Leszek Wasowicz

    President of the Management Board

    • Tenure: 13.8yrs
  • Justyna Wasowicz

    Vice President of Management Board

    • Tenure: 13.8yrs
  • Jerzy Kolpak

    Chief Accountant

    • Tenure: 0yrs

Board Members

  • Irena Galan–Stelmaszczuk

    Member of Supervisory Board

    • Tenure: 13.3yrs
  • Grzegorz Kowalik

    Member of Supervisory Board

    • Tenure: 8.8yrs

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: Helio S.A.
  • Ticker: HEL
  • Exchange: WSE
  • Founded: 1992
  • Industry: Packaged Foods and Meats
  • Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
  • Market Cap: zł54.000m
  • Shares outstanding: 5.00m
  • Website: https://www.helio.pl/?uk

Location

  • Helio S.A.
  • ul. Stoleczna 26
  • Wygledy
  • Zaborów
  • 05-083
  • Poland

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
HELWSE (Warsaw Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesPLPLNMay 2007

Biography

Helio S.A. produces and markets packaged dried fruits and nuts in Poland. It offers nuts, dried and candied fruits, grains, poppy-seed fillings, fudge caramel masses, icings for cakes, and microwave popcor ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/10/19 21:00
End of Day Share Price2019/10/18 00:00
Earnings2019/03/31
Annual Earnings2018/06/30


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.