Cognor Holding S.A. produces and distributes steel products, steel billets, colored scrap products, and other products in Poland.
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Excellent balance sheet and good value.
Share Price & News
How has Cognor Holding's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: COG has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
PL Metals and Mining
1 Year Return
PL Metals and Mining
Return vs Industry: COG underperformed the Polish Metals and Mining industry which returned -18% over the past year.
Return vs Market: COG underperformed the Polish Market which returned -7.6% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Cognor Holding's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StThose Who Purchased Cognor Holding (WSE:COG) Shares Three Years Ago Have A 35% Loss To Show For It
1 month ago | Simply Wall StDoes Cognor Holding's (WSE:COG) Statutory Profit Adequately Reflect Its Underlying Profit?
2 months ago | Simply Wall StDoes Cognor Holding S.A. (WSE:COG) Have A Particularly Volatile Share Price?
Is Cognor Holding 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: COG (PLN1.21) is trading below our estimate of fair value (PLN1.67)
Significantly Below Fair Value: COG is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: COG is poor value based on its PE Ratio (7.6x) compared to the Metals and Mining industry average (7.6x).
PE vs Market: COG is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.6x) compared to the Polish market (11.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: COG's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: COG is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.6x) compared to the PL Metals and Mining industry average (0.8x).
How is Cognor Holding forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: COG's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-16.4% per year).
Earnings vs Market: COG's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-16.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: COG's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: COG's revenue (4.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Polish market (6.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: COG's revenue (4.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: COG's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (15%).
How has Cognor Holding performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: COG has a large one-off gain of PLN5.5M impacting its September 30 2019 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: COG's current net profit margins (1%) are lower than last year (4.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: COG has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 52.5% per year.
Accelerating Growth: COG's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: COG had negative earnings growth (-78.7%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Metals and Mining industry average (-42.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: COG's Return on Equity (6.9%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Cognor Holding's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: COG's short term assets (PLN557.6M) exceed its short term liabilities (PLN440.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: COG's short term assets (PLN557.6M) exceed its long term liabilities (PLN280.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: COG's debt to equity ratio (81.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: COG's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 212.8% to 81.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: COG's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (77.8%).
Interest Coverage: COG's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5.9x coverage).
Inventory Level: COG has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: COG's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 2.4x debt).
What is Cognor Holding's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate COG's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate COG's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if COG's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if COG's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: COG is not paying a notable dividend for the Polish market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of COG'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 board tenure
Przemyslaw Sztuczkowski 0
Mr. Przemyslaw Sztuczkowski has been the Chief Executive Officer at Cognor Holding S.A. since February 18, 2011 and has been its President of Management Board since March 13, 2011. Mr. Sztuczkowski has bee ...
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Experienced Board: COG's board of directors are considered experienced (8.9 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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 8.7%.
Cognor Holding S.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Cognor Holding S.A.
- Ticker: COG
- Exchange: WSE
- Founded: 1946
- Industry: Steel
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: zł153.686m
- Shares outstanding: 123.94m
- Website: https://www.cognor.eu
- Cognor Holding S.A.
- ul. Zielona 26
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|COG||WSE (Warsaw Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||PL||PLN||Apr 1997|
|0LSA||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||PLN||Apr 1997|
Cognor Holding S.A. produces and distributes steel products, steel billets, colored scrap products, and other products in Poland. It offers flat plates and bars, slabs, round and square bars, reinforcing bars, T-profiles, equal and unequal side angles, steel billets with rounded edger for forgings, metal sheets, carbon and medium-alloy steels, and high-alloy and special steels. Cognor Holding S.A. also engages in the purchasing, processing, treatment, and sale of steel scrap; and the processing of steel scrap into billets, as well as billets into steel products. It also exports its products primarily to Germany and other European countries. The company was formerly known as Cognor S A and changed its name to Cognor Holding S.A. in November 2016. Cognor Holding S.A. was founded in 1946 and is based in Poraj, Poland. Cognor Holding S.A. is a subsidiary of PS HoldCo Sp. z o.o.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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