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PCE

Grupa Azoty Zaklady Chemiczne Police WSE:PCE Stock Report

Last Price

zł10.20

Market Cap

zł1.3b

7D

-5.6%

1Y

-16.7%

Updated

28 Sep, 2022

Data

Company Financials
PCE fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation3/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health3/6
Dividends0/6

PCE Stock Overview

Grupa Azoty Zaklady Chemiczne Police S.A.

Grupa Azoty Zaklady Chemiczne Police Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Grupa Azoty Zaklady Chemiczne Police
Historical stock prices
Current Share Pricezł10.20
52 Week Highzł13.70
52 Week Lowzł9.30
Beta0.23
1 Month Change-5.56%
3 Month Change-13.19%
1 Year Change-16.74%
3 Year Change-27.14%
5 Year Change-51.43%
Change since IPO7.37%

Recent News & Updates

Mar 03
Is Grupa Azoty Zaklady Chemiczne Police (WSE:PCE) Using Too Much Debt?

Is Grupa Azoty Zaklady Chemiczne Police (WSE:PCE) Using Too Much Debt?

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Shareholder Returns

PCEPL ChemicalsPL Market
7D-5.6%-3.5%-2.9%
1Y-16.7%-9.8%-32.0%

Return vs Industry: PCE underperformed the Polish Chemicals industry which returned -9.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: PCE exceeded the Polish Market which returned -32% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is PCE's price volatile compared to industry and market?
PCE volatility
PCE Average Weekly Movement4.8%
Chemicals Industry Average Movement5.3%
Market Average Movement6.1%
10% most volatile stocks in PL Market11.7%
10% least volatile stocks in PL Market3.8%

Stable Share Price: PCE is less volatile than 75% of Polish stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: PCE's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
19953,345n/ahttps://zchpolice.grupaazoty.com

Grupa Azoty Zaklady Chemiczne Police S.A. manufactures and sells mineral fertilizers in Poland, Germany, South America, rest of Europe, and internationally. The company provides compound fertilizers, such as nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium fertilizers under the POLIFOSKA and POLIDAP brand; nitrogen-based fertilizers; phosphoric and sulfuric acids; and urea solutions to reduce nitrogen oxide emissions from diesel engines and used as a reducing agent in vehicle emissions control technologies under the NOXy and Pulnox name, as well as liquid ammonia. It also offers pigments comprising titanium white products, including iron sulfate and hydrolytic acid under the TYTANPOL brand, which is used in production of paints and varnishes, printing inks, and plastics, as well as paper and laminates; and produces electricity, hot steam, and heating water, as well as fly ash.

Grupa Azoty Zaklady Chemiczne Police Fundamentals Summary

How do Grupa Azoty Zaklady Chemiczne Police's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
PCE fundamental statistics
Market Capzł1.27b
Earnings (TTM)zł113.56m
Revenue (TTM)zł3.55b

11.2x

P/E Ratio

0.4x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
PCE income statement (TTM)
Revenuezł3.55b
Cost of Revenuezł3.11b
Gross Profitzł442.63m
Other Expenseszł329.07m
Earningszł113.56m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date

Sep 28, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)0.91
Gross Margin12.47%
Net Profit Margin3.20%
Debt/Equity Ratio48.8%

How did PCE perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.

Valuation

Is PCE undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

3/6

Valuation Score 3/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for PCE?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

PCE key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue0.6x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA7.9x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does PCE's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

PCE PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for PCE vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average7.7x
ZAP Zaklady Azotowe Pulawy
2.2xn/azł1.4b
PCR PCC Rokita
3x-39.9%zł1.5b
CIE Ciech
6.8x4.8%zł1.7b
SKA Fabryka Farb i Lakierów Sniezka
18.8xn/azł810.1m
PCE Grupa Azoty Zaklady Chemiczne Police
11.2xn/azł1.3b

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: PCE is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (11.2x) compared to the peer average (7.7x).


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does PCE's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the European Chemicals Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: PCE is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (11.2x) compared to the European Chemicals industry average (11.4x)


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is PCE's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

PCE PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio11.2x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate PCE's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.


Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of PCE when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: PCE (PLN10.2) is trading below our estimate of fair value (PLN19.49)

Significantly Below Fair Value: PCE is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.


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Future Growth

How is Grupa Azoty Zaklady Chemiczne Police forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

Future Growth Score

0/6

Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


2.7%

Forecasted Materials 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 Grupa Azoty Zaklady Chemiczne Police 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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  • Examine whether Grupa Azoty Zaklady Chemiczne Police is trading at an attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.
  • Grupa Azoty Zaklady Chemiczne Police competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.

Past Performance

How has Grupa Azoty Zaklady Chemiczne Police performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

2/6

Past Performance Score 2/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


19.8%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: PCE has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: PCE's current net profit margins (3.2%) are lower than last year (4.7%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: PCE's earnings have grown by 19.8% per year over the past 5 years.

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

Earnings vs Industry: PCE had negative earnings growth (-3.5%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Chemicals industry average (36%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: PCE's Return on Equity (5.9%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Grupa Azoty Zaklady Chemiczne Police's financial position?

Financial Health Score

3/6

Financial Health Score 3/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: PCE's short term assets (PLN1.7B) do not cover its short term liabilities (PLN1.9B).

Long Term Liabilities: PCE's short term assets (PLN1.7B) exceed its long term liabilities (PLN572.9M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: PCE's net debt to equity ratio (46.1%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: PCE's debt to equity ratio has increased from 38.3% to 48.8% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: PCE's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (99.2%).

Interest Coverage: PCE earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Grupa Azoty Zaklady Chemiczne Police current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

0/6

Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

Grupa Azoty Zaklady Chemiczne Police Dividend Yield vs Market
How does Grupa Azoty Zaklady Chemiczne Police dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (Grupa Azoty Zaklady Chemiczne Police)0%
Market Bottom 25% (PL)3.0%
Market Top 25% (PL)9.4%
Industry Average (Chemicals)10.2%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (Grupa Azoty Zaklady Chemiczne Police)n/a

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

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

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


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: PCE is not paying a notable dividend for the Polish market.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as PCE has not reported any payouts.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

1.4yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Grupa Azoty Zaklady Chemiczne Police has no CEO, or we have no data on them.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: PCE's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

Experienced Board: PCE's board of directors are considered experienced (3.7 years average tenure).


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

What is the ownership structure of PCE?
Owner TypeNumber of SharesOwnership Percentage
Individual Insiders10.0%
General Public4,454,2833.6%
Institutions16,097,25713.0%
State or Government25,572,72720.6%
Public Companies78,051,50062.9%

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Top 6 shareholders own 96.41% of the company
OwnershipNameSharesCurrent ValueChange %Portfolio %
62.86%
Grupa Azoty S.A.
78,051,500PLN796.1m0%no data
13.13%
Agencja Rozwoju Przemyslu S.A.
16,299,649PLN166.3m0%no data
12.96%
Powszechne Towarzystwo Emerytalne PZU SA
16,092,634PLN164.1m0%1.34%
7.47%
Ministerstwo Skarbu Panstwa
9,273,078PLN94.6m0%no data
0.0037%
Dimensional Fund Advisors LP
4,623PLN47.2k-12.86%no data
0%
Anna Tarocinska
1PLN10.20%no data

Company Information

Grupa Azoty Zaklady Chemiczne Police S.A.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Grupa Azoty Zaklady Chemiczne Police S.A.
  • Ticker: PCE
  • Exchange: WSE
  • Founded: 1995
  • Industry: Diversified Chemicals
  • Sector: Materials
  • Implied Market Cap: zł1.267b
  • Shares outstanding: 124.18m
  • Website: https://zchpolice.grupaazoty.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Grupa Azoty Zaklady Chemiczne Police S.A.
  • ul. Kuznicka 1
  • Police
  • 72-010
  • Poland


Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
PCEWSE (Warsaw Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesPLPLNSep 2005
697DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURSep 2005

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/09/28 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/09/28 00:00
Earnings2022/03/31
Annual Earnings2021/12/31


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.