Polwax S.A. produces and distributes refined and deodorized paraffin, waxes, and specialty industrial paraffin compositions.
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Share Price & News
How has Polwax's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: PWX has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: PWX underperformed the Polish Chemicals industry which returned -28.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PWX underperformed the Polish Market which returned -7.6% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Polwax's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Polwax 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: Insufficient data to calculate PWX's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate PWX's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: PWX is good value based on its PE Ratio (1.9x) compared to the Chemicals industry average (13.5x).
PE vs Market: PWX is good value based on its PE Ratio (1.9x) compared to the Polish market (11.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate PWX's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: PWX is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.2x) compared to the PL Chemicals industry average (0.7x).
How is Polwax forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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 Polwax 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.
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How has Polwax performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: PWX has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: PWX's current net profit margins (7.1%) are higher than last year (5.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: PWX's earnings have declined by -9.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: PWX's earnings growth over the past year (6%) exceeds its 5-year average (-9.3% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: PWX earnings growth over the past year (6%) underperformed the Chemicals industry 38.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: PWX's Return on Equity (12.4%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Polwax's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: PWX's short term assets (PLN136.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (PLN119.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: PWX's short term assets (PLN136.2M) exceed its long term liabilities (PLN6.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: PWX is debt free.
Reducing Debt: PWX has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 10.8%.
Debt Coverage: PWX has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: PWX has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
Inventory Level: PWX has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: PWX's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are -446.6x debt).
What is Polwax's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate PWX's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate PWX'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 PWX's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PWX's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: PWX is not paying a notable dividend for the Polish market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of PWX'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
Polwax has no CEO, or we have no data on them.
|President of the Management Board & General Director||7.8yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice-President of the Management Board & Director of Operations||6.8yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice-President of the Management Board & CFO||7.8yrs||no data||2.07% PLN636.0k|
|Chief Accountant||0yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: PWX's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.8 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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Polwax S.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Polwax S.A.
- Ticker: PWX
- Exchange: WSE
- Founded: 2012
- Industry: Specialty Chemicals
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: zł30.797m
- Shares outstanding: 10.30m
- Website: https://www.polwax.pl
- Polwax S.A.
- 3 Maja 101
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|PWX||WSE (Warsaw Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Bearer Shares||PL||PLN||Oct 2014|
|1LW||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Bearer Shares||DE||EUR||Oct 2014|
|0R4D||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Bearer Shares||GB||PLN||Oct 2014|
Polwax S.A. produces and distributes refined and deodorized paraffin, waxes, and specialty industrial paraffin compositions. The company also offers anti-corrosion agents, anti-caking agents, casting waxes, hot-melt adhesives, and other industrial products, as well as candles and grave lights. Its products are used in fertilizer, rubber, food, and paper and packaging industries; the production of varnishes, paints, and construction materials; and the manufacture of wood impregnations, explosives, candles, and grave lights, as well as in investment casting and wood processing activities, and other special applications. Polwax S.A. was founded in 2012 and is based in Jaslo, Poland.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/15 22:55|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/14 00:00|
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.