1COV:XETRA-Covestro AG (EUR)

COMMON STOCK | Specialty Chemicals | XETRA

Last Closing Price

EUR 54.36

Change

+0.10 (+0.18)%

Market Cap

EUR 10.48B

Volume

0.47M

Avg Analyst Target

EUR 66.88 (+23.03%)

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EUR
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About

Covestro AG develops, produces, and markets polymer materials for various industries. The company operates in three segments: Polyurethanes; Polycarbonates; and Coatings, Adhesives, Specialties (CAS). The Polyurethanes segment develops, produces, and markets chemical precursors, such as diphenylmethane diisocyanate, toluene diisocyanate, and polyether polyol, which are used primarily in the furniture, construction, and automotive industries. The Polycarbonates segment provides high-performance plastic polycarbonates in the form of granules, composite materials, and semi-finished products for use in the automotive, construction, electrical and electronic, medical technology, and lighting industries. The CAS segment offers precursors for coatings, adhesives, and sealants, as well as specialties. This segment also provides polymer materials and aqueous dispersions for use in automotive and transportation, infrastructure and construction, wood processing, and furniture applications. The company markets its products through trading houses and distributors. It operates in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, the United States, Canada, and the People's Republic of China. The company was founded in 1863 and is headquartered in Leverkusen, Germany. Address: Kaiser-Wilhelm-Allee 60, Leverkusen, Germany, 51373

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Specialty Chemicals)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 7.69% 42% F 38% F
Dividend Return 2.58% 64% D 74% C
Total Return 10.26% 42% F 41% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 61.31% 91% A- 89% B+
Dividend Return 3.86% 91% A- 80% B-
Total Return 65.16% 100% A+ 89% B+
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 27.58% 45% F 46% F
Dividend Return 22.65% 100% A+ 88% B+
Total Return 50.22% 55% F 57% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 3.18% 64% D 41% F
Dividend Return 3.96% 100% A+ 72% C-
Total Return 7.14% 64% D 58% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 41.16% 18% F 15% F
Risk Adjusted Return 17.34% 45% F 33% F
Market Capitalization 10.48B 67% D+ 86% B
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Specialty Chemicals)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 12.25 75% C 78% C+
Price/Book Ratio 1.64 75% C 68% D+
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 8.49 58% F 52% F
EV/EBITDA 5.67 75% C 85% B
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 13.71% 58% F 66% D
Return on Invested Capital 7.95% 42% F 66% D
Return on Assets 5.49% 58% F 73% C
Debt to Equity Ratio 30.59% 58% F 67% D+
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta 1.36 25% F 15% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Superior total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Underpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Underpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to book value basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Underpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior Dividend Growth

This stock has shown top quartile dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

What to not like:
Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Poor capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector