IMS S.A., together with its subsidiaries, primarily provides sensory marketing services in Poland. More Details
High growth potential with excellent balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has IMS's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: IMS is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Polish stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: IMS's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: IMS exceeded the Polish Media industry which returned 20.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: IMS underperformed the Polish Market which returned 41.3% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is IMS's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
4 days ago | Simply Wall StAt zł3.03, Is It Time To Put IMS S.A. (WSE:IMS) On Your Watch List?
2 months ago | Simply Wall StIMS S.A.'s (WSE:IMS) Stock's On An Uptrend: Are Strong Financials Guiding The Market?
3 months ago | Simply Wall StIs It Too Late To Consider Buying IMS S.A. (WSE:IMS)?
Is IMS 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: IMS (PLN3.2) is trading below our estimate of fair value (PLN5.38)
Significantly Below Fair Value: IMS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: IMS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (32x) compared to the PL Media industry average (12.6x).
PE vs Market: IMS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (32x) compared to the Polish market (15.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: IMS is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: IMS is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (5.7x) compared to the PL Media industry average (2.1x).
How is IMS forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: IMS's forecast earnings growth (30.5% per year) is above the savings rate (2.6%).
Earnings vs Market: IMS's earnings (30.5% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Polish market (20.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: IMS's revenue (18% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Polish market (6.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: IMS's revenue (18% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: IMS's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (30.3%)
How has IMS performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: IMS has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: IMS's current net profit margins (8.8%) are lower than last year (15.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: IMS's earnings have grown by 3.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: IMS's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: IMS had negative earnings growth (-65.6%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Media industry average (8.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: IMS's Return on Equity (15.8%) is considered low.
How is IMS's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: IMS's short term assets (PLN13.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (PLN13.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: IMS's short term assets (PLN13.5M) exceed its long term liabilities (PLN12.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: IMS's debt to equity ratio (19.3%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: IMS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 1.2% to 19.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: IMS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (270.6%).
Interest Coverage: IMS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5.8x coverage).
What is IMS current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: IMS's dividend (1.56%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Polish market (1.46%).
High Dividend: IMS's dividend (1.56%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Polish market (5.25%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: IMS has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: IMS's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 8 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (50%), IMS's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: IMS's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (58.6% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Mr. Michal Kornacki has been the President of the Management Board at IMS S.A. (formerly known as Internet Media Services S.A.), since 2007 and Member of Management Board since 2005. Mr. Kornacki began his...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Michal's total compensation ($USD304.68K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Polish market ($USD142.06K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Michal's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
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.
IMS S.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: IMS S.A.
- Ticker: IMS
- Exchange: WSE
- Founded: 2000
- Industry: Advertising
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: zł99.517m
- Shares outstanding: 31.10m
- Website: https://www.imssensory.com
Number of Employees
- IMS S.A.
- ul. Pulawska 366
IMS S.A., together with its subsidiaries, primarily provides sensory marketing services in Poland. The company offers in-store music and royalty free music, scent marketing, store scenting, and room aromat...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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