Brenntag AG, a chemical distribution company, purchases and supplies industrial and specialty chemicals in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, North America, Latin America, the Asia Pacific, and internationally.
Solid track record with excellent balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Brenntag's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: BNTG.Y has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Trade Distributors
1 Year Return
US Trade Distributors
Return vs Industry: BNTG.Y underperformed the US Trade Distributors industry which returned 9.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BNTG.Y underperformed the US Market which returned 17.9% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Brenntag's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Brenntag 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: BNTG.Y ($10.56) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($15.37)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BNTG.Y is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BNTG.Y is good value based on its PE Ratio (15.7x) compared to the Trade Distributors industry average (15.9x).
PE vs Market: BNTG.Y is good value based on its PE Ratio (15.7x) compared to the US market (18.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: BNTG.Y is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BNTG.Y is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.2x) compared to the US Trade Distributors industry average (1.6x).
How is Brenntag forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 17 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BNTG.Y's forecast earnings growth (5.8% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: BNTG.Y's earnings (5.8% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: BNTG.Y's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: BNTG.Y's revenue (2.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BNTG.Y's revenue (2.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: BNTG.Y's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (11.9%).
How has Brenntag performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BNTG.Y has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: BNTG.Y's current net profit margins (3.8%) are higher than last year (3.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BNTG.Y's earnings have grown by 5.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: BNTG.Y's earnings growth over the past year (22.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (5.6% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: BNTG.Y earnings growth over the past year (22.8%) exceeded the Trade Distributors industry 5.2%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: BNTG.Y's Return on Equity (13.9%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Brenntag's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BNTG.Y's short term assets (€4.0B) exceed its short term liabilities (€2.2B).
Long Term Liabilities: BNTG.Y's short term assets (€4.0B) exceed its long term liabilities (€2.9B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BNTG.Y's debt to equity ratio (63.4%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: BNTG.Y's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 81.4% to 63.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: BNTG.Y's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (35.4%).
Interest Coverage: BNTG.Y's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (8.4x coverage).
Inventory Level: BNTG.Y has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: BNTG.Y's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 1.8x debt).
What is Brenntag's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BNTG.Y's dividend (2.45%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.45%).
High Dividend: BNTG.Y's dividend (2.45%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.73%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, BNTG.Y has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: BNTG.Y's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 9 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (38.4%), BNTG.Y's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: BNTG.Y's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (44.8% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Christian Kohlpaintner (56yo)
Dr. Christian Kohlpaintner serves as Chief Executive Officer and Member of Management Board at Brenntag AG since January 1, 2020.Dr. Kohlpaintner served as Member of the Executive Committee at Clariant AG ...
|CFO & Member of Board of Management||7.6yrs||€2.42m||no data|
|Member of Board of Management and CEO of Europe||4.6yrs||€1.80m||no data|
|Member of Board of Management||4.6yrs||€1.61m||no data|
|Member of Board of Management & CEO of Asia Pacific Region||4.6yrs||€2.14m||no data|
|CEO & Member of Management Board||0.08yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Corporate Finance & Investor Relations||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Global Human Resources Director||4.8yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: BNTG.Y's management team is considered experienced (4.6 years average tenure).
|Chairman of Supervisory Board||9.9yrs||€225.00k||no data|
|Deputy Chairman of Supervisory Board||2.7yrs||€160.00k||no data|
|Member of Supervisory Board||2.7yrs||€205.00k||no data|
|Member of Supervisory Board||9.9yrs||€145.00k||no data|
|Member of Supervisory Board||2.7yrs||€130.00k||no data|
|Member of Supervisory Board||4.7yrs||€145.00k||no data|
Experienced Board: BNTG.Y's board of directors are considered experienced (3.7 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.
Brenntag AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Brenntag AG
- Ticker: BNTG.Y
- Exchange: OTCPK
- Founded: 1874
- Industry: Trading Companies and Distributors
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: €7.581b
- Listing Market Cap: €8.235b
- Shares outstanding: 154.50m
- Website: https://www.brenntag.com
Number of Employees
- Brenntag AG
- Messeallee 11
- North Rhine-Westphalia
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|BNRN||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||NPV||DE||EUR||No data|
|BNR||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Registered Shares||DE||EUR||Mar 2010|
|BNR||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Ordinary Registered Shares||DE||EUR||Mar 2010|
|0MPT||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Registered Shares||GB||EUR||Mar 2010|
|BNTG.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Registered Shares||US||USD||Mar 2010|
|BNRD||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Ordinary Registered Shares||GB||EUR||Mar 2010|
|BNR||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Registered Shares||CH||CHF||Mar 2010|
|BNR||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Registered Shares||AT||EUR||Mar 2010|
|BNR N||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Ordinary Registered Shares||MX||MXN||Mar 2010|
|BNR||ETLX (Eurotlx)||Yes||Ordinary Registered Shares||IT||EUR||Mar 2010|
|BNTG.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||UNSP ADR EA REPR 1/10 ORD SHS||US||USD||Nov 2011|
|BNRA||BST (Boerse-Stuttgart)||UNSP ADR EA REPR 1/10 ORD SHS||DE||EUR||Nov 2011|
Brenntag AG, a chemical distribution company, purchases and supplies industrial and specialty chemicals in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, North America, Latin America, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. It also provides surfactants, emulsifiers, emollients, waxes, preservatives, silicones, complexing agents, and actives for skin and hair care, sun care, personal hygiene and body cleansing, color cosmetics, and dental and oral care applications; and value-added services. The company serves customers in various end-market industries, including adhesives, paints, oil and gas, food, water treatment, personal care, and pharmaceuticals. Brenntag AG was founded in 1874 and is headquartered in Essen, Germany.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/24 00:31|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/21 00:00|
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