AB S.A., together with its subsidiaries, distributes IT products primarily in Poland, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia.
Flawless balance sheet and fair value.
Share Price & News
How has AB's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ABE's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: ABE exceeded the Polish Electronic industry which returned 3.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ABE exceeded the Polish Market which returned -19.4% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is AB's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StIs AB (WSE:ABE) Using Too Much Debt?
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StHow Does AB's (WSE:ABE) P/E Compare To Its Industry, After Its Big Share Price Gain?
4 weeks ago | Simply Wall StEvaluating AB S.A.’s (WSE:ABE) Investments In Its Business
Is AB 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: ABE (PLN23.5) is trading above our estimate of fair value (PLN20.27)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ABE is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ABE is good value based on its PE Ratio (6.1x) compared to the Electronic industry average (8.9x).
PE vs Market: ABE is good value based on its PE Ratio (6.1x) compared to the Polish market (10.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ABE's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ABE is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.5x) compared to the PL Electronic industry average (1.2x).
How is AB forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ABE's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-0.2% per year).
Earnings vs Market: ABE's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-0.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: ABE's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: ABE's revenue (0.04% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Polish market (2.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ABE's revenue (0.04% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: ABE's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (6.8%).
How has AB performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ABE has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ABE's current net profit margins (0.6%) are lower than last year (0.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ABE's earnings have declined by -3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ABE's earnings growth over the past year (8.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (-3% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: ABE earnings growth over the past year (8.8%) underperformed the Electronic industry 32%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: ABE's Return on Equity (7.8%) is considered low.
How is AB's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ABE's short term assets (PLN2.1B) exceed its short term liabilities (PLN1.4B).
Long Term Liabilities: ABE's short term assets (PLN2.1B) exceed its long term liabilities (PLN158.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ABE's debt to equity ratio (33.4%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: ABE's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 63.9% to 33.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ABE's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (115.6%).
Interest Coverage: ABE's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.7x coverage).
What is AB's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ABE's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ABE'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 ABE's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ABE's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: ABE is not paying a notable dividend for the Polish market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ABE'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?
Mr. Andrzej Przybylo serves as the President and Member of Management Board at AB Spólka Akcyjna. Mr. Przybylo is a Founder of A&B and has been its President of the Board since 1998. He ran A&B from 1990 t ...
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.
AB S.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: AB S.A.
- Ticker: ABE
- Exchange: WSE
- Founded: 1990
- Industry: Technology Distributors
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: zł379.365m
- Shares outstanding: 16.14m
- Website: https://www.ab.pl
Number of Employees
- AB S.A.
- ul. Europejska 4
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|0LQS||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Bearer Shares||GB||PLN||Sep 2006|
AB S.A., together with its subsidiaries, distributes IT products primarily in Poland, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia. The company wholesales computer hardware and components, computer electronics, household appliances, audio and TV equipment, office equipment, toys, and servers and networks, as well as house and garden, lighting, telephone and GPS, photo and optic, smart home, and fitness and sports products. It also offers logistics, financial, pre and after sale, and online support platform services, as well as services regarding competences and training. In addition, the company manufactures personal computers; and operates a network of computer retail shops. AB S.A. was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Magnice, Poland.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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