1COV:XETRA-Covestro AG (EUR)

COMMON STOCK | Specialty Chemicals | XETRA

Last Closing Price

EUR 55.04

Change

+1.20 (+2.23)%

Market Cap

EUR 10.40B

Volume

1.16M

Average Target Price

EUR 49.73 (-9.64%)
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

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About

Covestro AG develops, produces, and markets polymer materials for various industries worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Polyurethanes; Polycarbonates; and Coatings, Adhesives, Specialties. The Polyurethanes segment offers precursors, such as flexible polyurethane foam primarily used in the furniture and automotive industries; and rigid foam used as an insulating material in the construction industry and in refrigeration chains. 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 Coatings, Adhesives, Specialties 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. It markets its products through trading houses and distributors. Covestro AG was founded in 2005 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 9.03% 92% A- 89% B+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 9.03% 92% A- 89% B+
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 34.80% 91% A- 92% A-
Dividend Return 5.88% 100% A+ 90% A-
Total Return 40.68% 100% A+ 94% A
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 86.10% 91% A- 78% C+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 86.10% 73% C 75% C
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 7.53% 73% C 71% C-
Dividend Return 3.43% 82% B- 71% C-
Total Return 10.96% 73% C 79% C+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 49.14% 18% F 11% F
Risk Adjusted Return 22.31% 45% F 43% F
Market Capitalization 10.40B 75% C 85% B
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%

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 53.84 17% F 23% F
Price/Book Ratio 2.11 67% D+ 54% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 7.52 83% B 51% F
EV/EBITDA 7.85 67% D+ 69% D+
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 3.62% 17% F 42% F
Return on Invested Capital 10.37% 67% D+ 70% C-
Return on Assets 1.11% 8% F 40% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 19.15% 90% A- 74% C
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 16% 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:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

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 on cashflow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to 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.

Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

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.

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.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Poor return on equity

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

Poor return on assets

The company management has delivered below median return on assets 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