WSE:S4E

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

S4E S.A. distributes IT value-added solutions in the areas storage, networking, and security to corporations and small businesses in Poland.


Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet and fair value.

Share Price & News

How has S4E's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: S4E's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

S4E

1.3%

PL Electronic

-0.7%

PL Market


1 Year Return

-19.0%

S4E

19.1%

PL Electronic

-8.9%

PL Market

Return vs Industry: S4E underperformed the Polish Electronic industry which returned 19.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: S4E underperformed the Polish Market which returned -8.9% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

S4EIndustryMarket
7 Day0%1.3%-0.7%
30 Day-4.1%5.3%-1.7%
90 Day-15.3%14.7%-0.6%
1 Year-19.0%-19.0%23.5%19.1%-6.2%-8.9%
3 Year-58.8%-58.8%-16.4%-23.7%-6.5%-13.1%
5 Year-32.9%-32.9%-28.2%-40.2%0.5%-12.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is S4E's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is S4E undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: S4E (PLN4.7) is trading below our estimate of fair value (PLN40.49)

Significantly Below Fair Value: S4E is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: S4E is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Electronic industry average.

PE vs Market: S4E is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Polish market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate S4E's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: S4E is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.6x) compared to the PL Electronic industry average (1.6x).


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Future Growth

How is S4E forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

15.8%

Forecasted Tech 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 S4E 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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Past Performance

How has S4E performed over the past 5 years?

-55.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: S4E is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: S4E is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: S4E is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -55% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare S4E's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: S4E is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Electronic industry (10.3%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: S4E has a negative Return on Equity (-44.84%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is S4E's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: S4E's short term assets (PLN33.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (PLN30.9M).

Long Term Liabilities: S4E's short term assets (PLN33.1M) exceed its long term liabilities (PLN3.7M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: S4E's debt to equity ratio (67.4%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: S4E's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 123.4% to 67.4% over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: S4E has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: S4E's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 9.3x debt).


Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: S4E has been profitable on average in the past, therefore cash runway is not a concern.

Forecast Cash Runway: S4E has been profitable on average in the past, therefore cash runway is not a concern.


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Dividend

What is S4E's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

company0%marketbottom25%2.3%markettop25%6.6%industryaverage6.6%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate S4E's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate S4E'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 S4E's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if S4E's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: S4E is not paying a notable dividend for the Polish market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of S4E's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Polish market.


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Management

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


CEO

Roman Durka 0

0.8yrs

Tenure

0

Mr. Roman Durka has been Chairman of the Management Board & Chief Executive Officer of S4E S.A. since April 2019. Mr. Durka serves as the Chief Executive Officer at Nortel Networks Corp. and Sun Microsyste ...


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

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

S4E S.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: S4E S.A.
  • Ticker: S4E
  • Exchange: WSE
  • Founded: 2000
  • Industry: Technology Distributors
  • Sector: Tech
  • Market Cap: zł8.165m
  • Shares outstanding: 1.74m
  • Website: https://www.s4e.pl

Location

  • S4E S.A.
  • ul. Samuela Lindego 1 C
  • Kraków
  • 30-148
  • Poland

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
S4EWSE (Warsaw Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesPLPLNAug 2007

Biography

S4E S.A. distributes IT value-added solutions in the areas storage, networking, and security to corporations and small businesses in Poland. The company offers storage solutions for the collection, storage, preservation, and archiving of data in a digital form; and professional services, including designing, organizing, and conducting the trainings, as well as pre-sales, implementation, after-sales care, and maintenance services. It also tests equipment demos; prepares a technical project with descriptions of the selected technology; prepares specifications of the hardware and software transactions, and an implementation schedule; and implements designed systems; and provides measurement, and project logistical and financial support services, as well as post-implementation external administration and repair services. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Kraków, Poland. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/23 21:23
End of Day Share Price2020/02/14 00:00
Earnings2019/09/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.