Ciech S.A. manufactures and sells various chemical products in Poland, other European Union countries, other European countries, Africa, Asia, and internationally. More Details
Acceptable track record with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Ciech's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: CIE has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: CIE underperformed the Polish Chemicals industry which returned -9.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CIE exceeded the Polish Market which returned -16.6% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Ciech's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StHow Many Ciech S.A. (WSE:CIE) Shares Do Institutions Own?
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StThese 4 Measures Indicate That Ciech (WSE:CIE) Is Using Debt Extensively
1 month ago | Simply Wall StDoes Ciech's (WSE:CIE) Statutory Profit Adequately Reflect Its Underlying Profit?
Is Ciech undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: CIE (PLN27.25) is trading above our estimate of fair value (PLN26.92)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CIE is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CIE is poor value based on its PE Ratio (21.2x) compared to the PL Chemicals industry average (15.8x).
PE vs Market: CIE is poor value based on its PE Ratio (21.2x) compared to the Polish market (12.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: CIE is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CIE is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.7x) compared to the PL Chemicals industry average (0.9x).
How is Ciech forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CIE's forecast earnings growth (25.5% per year) is above the savings rate (2.9%).
Earnings vs Market: CIE's earnings (25.5% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Polish market (14.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: CIE's revenue (3.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Polish market (4.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CIE's revenue (3.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: CIE's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (8.8%).
How has Ciech performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CIE has a large one-off loss of PLN41.7M impacting its June 30 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: CIE's current net profit margins (2.1%) are higher than last year (0.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CIE's earnings have declined by 27.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: CIE's earnings growth over the past year (191.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (-27.1% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: CIE earnings growth over the past year (191.7%) exceeded the Chemicals industry 27.3%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: CIE's Return on Equity (3.3%) is considered low.
How is Ciech's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CIE's short term assets (PLN1.6B) exceed its short term liabilities (PLN1.3B).
Long Term Liabilities: CIE's short term assets (PLN1.6B) do not cover its long term liabilities (PLN2.1B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CIE's debt to equity ratio (110.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: CIE's debt to equity ratio has increased from 109% to 110.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CIE's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (33.6%).
Interest Coverage: CIE's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (8.1x coverage).
What is Ciech current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CIE's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CIE'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 CIE's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CIE's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: CIE is not paying a notable dividend for the Polish market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of CIE's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Polish market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. Dawid Jakubowicz serves as a Board Member at Kulczyk Investments S.A. He has been President of Management Board at CIECH S.A. December 5, 2018. He served as Member of the Supervisory Board of CIECH S.A ...
|President of the Management Board||2.08yrs||no data||0.011% |
|Member of the Management Board||2.08yrs||no data||0.0037% |
|Member of Management Board||0.50yr||no data||no data|
|Chief Accountant||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: CIE's management team is considered experienced (2.1 years average tenure).
|Member of the Supervisory Board||6.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Member of the Supervisory Board||0.42yr||no data||no data|
|Chairman of the Supervisory Board||5yrs||zł38.00k||no data|
|Member of the Supervisory Board||6.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board||0.42yr||no data||no data|
|Member of the Supervisory Board||0.75yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: CIE's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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.
Ciech S.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Ciech S.A.
- Ticker: CIE
- Exchange: WSE
- Founded: 1945
- Industry: Commodity Chemicals
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: zł1.436b
- Shares outstanding: 52.70m
- Website: https://www.ciechgroup.com
Number of Employees
- Ciech S.A.
- ul. Wspólna 62
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|CIE||WSE (Warsaw Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Bearer Shares||PL||PLN||Feb 2005|
|0LS7||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Bearer Shares||GB||PLN||Feb 2005|
|CHX||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Bearer Shares||DE||EUR||Feb 2005|
Ciech S.A. manufactures and sells various chemical products in Poland, other European Union countries, other European countries, Africa, Asia, and internationally. It operates through four segments: Soda, ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/10/21 21:59|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/21 00:00|
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