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Williams Lea up for sale?
24 Apr 17
According to the latest rumours, Deutsche Post DHL is planning to sell its UK subsidiary Williams Lea. The price is expected to range between €500m and just below €1bn. In 2012, Deutsche Post DHL acquired 75% of Williams Lea for around £370m and later the remaining 25% for around £200m. According to our estimates, DHL paid nearly €700m. In 2012, the company generated total revenues of €1.35bn and was part of the Supply Chain business division. In 2015, Williams Lea was merged with the division. The company is the market leader in outsourcing document management and marketing production. Its major customers are in the financial service industry, retail and consumer goods industry, pharmaceutical, publishing and the public sector.
Operating performance expected to improve further
08 Mar 17
Deutsche Post DHL reported solid results. Revenues declined by 3.2% to €57.3bn but EBIT jumped 44.8% to €3.56bn in 2016. The EBIT margin improved from 4.1% to 6.1%. Net profit after minorities jumped 71.4% from €1.54bn to €2.64bn. Due to the strong operating performance, which was in line with expectations, management increased the dividend by 23.5% from €0.85 to €1.05 per share.
E-commerce is the main performance driver
09 Nov 16
The company reported strong Q3 16 results, although revenues declined by 3.9% to €13.86bn. EBITDA jumped 30.4% to €1.09bn and the EBITDA margin improved from 5.8% to 7.9%. EBIT increased disproportionately from €196m to €754m and the EBIT margin increased from 1.4% to 5.4%. In Q3 15, the company wrote-off around €311m which was linked to the failed IT-project with SAP and IBM in the Global Forwarding, Freight division. Excluding this impairment, EBIT improved 48.7% from €507m to €754m. In the first nine months, revenues declined 4.5% to €41.9bn. EBITDA increased 23% to €3.37bn and the EBITDA margin increased from 6.2% to 8%. EBIT went up 63.8% to €2.4bn and the EBIT margin increased from 3.3% to 5.7%.
19 Oct 16
Kühne + Nagel has already reported Q3 16 results. According to the management the company suffered from the insolvency of the South Korean shipping company Hanjin at the end of August. This resulted in additional costs of around €7m (estimate) mainly due to higher freight rates which jumped to 50% in Q3 16. Hanjin has only a worldwide market share of around 1.3%. Latest research (19 October) from Alphaliner revealed a market share of 1.2% based on the shipping volume of 245,979 TEU. THe market leader with a market share of 15.3% is APM Maersk. The main reason for the increase is the year-end shopping-holiday season. Companies have shifted their goods (total value of €12.5bn) from Hanjin to other ocean freight operators. This shift has triggered the freight rate increase. Even without Hanjin, the overcapacity in the market will remain. Therefore we expect freight rates to normalise again but on a much lower level.
Excellent strategic move but too expensive!
29 Sep 16
Deutsche Post DHL is to acquire the UK company UK Mail Group for a total of €280m or £242.7m. Deutsche Post is offering a premium of around 43% or 440p (445.5p including the interim dividend – premium 45%) based on the last share price of 307p. In addition, the company will pay an interim dividend of 5.5pe or additional £m.
Solid operating performance
03 Aug 16
The company reported strong Q2`16 results. Revenues declined 3.5% to €14.2bn (estimate: €14.4bn). EBIT however jumped by 40% to €752m (estimate: €757m). The EBIT margin increased from 3.7% to 5.3%. Net income increased by 66% to €561m (estimate: €521m). All business divisions contributed positively to the operating performance. Germany saw the only revenue increase (by 6.3% to €4.31bn, mainly the PeP division) all the other regions posted revenue declines. In Europe -11.4% to €4.34bn, in the Americas -3% to €2.52bn and in the Asia/Pacific region -3.4% to €2.47bn. In other regions revenues dropped by 6.7% to €560m.
The tide is turning
20 Apr 17
Any investor worth their salt knows it is impossible to precisely call a bottom in a particular stock. For Gattaca, though, we believe this moment has now passed given the compelling valuation (6.9x EV/EBIT vs 9.8x sector average), attractive 9.8% unlevered cashflow yield and constructive secular trends supporting its specialist markets. Sure, Net Fee Income (NFI) like-for-likes (LFL) have fallen of late, yet equally there are now early indications that organic growth may soon turn positive.
19 Apr 17
We take a look at the supply and demand dynamics of the world’s largest diamonds. Less than 200 very large (>200 carat) gem quality diamonds have ever been found, yet 23 of these have been found in the past three years. This dramatic increase is being driven by a combination of the rapid increase in the number of billionaires and hence price and demand, combined with technological developments that have improved large diamond recovery and a certain amount of geological good luck.
N+1 Singer - Small-cap quantitative research - Growth style screen revamp and 10 focus stocks
06 Apr 17
We have reviewed the performance of our consistent growth screen since the previous refresh on 27 September 2016 and revamped the selection parameters to focus more on forecast sales and EPS growth going forward. In the period under review the consistent growth style screen outperformed the small-cap benchmark by c. 6% and underperformed the microcap index by a similar amount. Interestingly, although growth doesn’t always seem to be defensive as might be expected, however it appears right to buy growth on dips caused by or coincident with wider market volatility. In the new forecast growth screen we take a close look at 10 focus stocks. We will monitor performance and refresh it in three to four months time.
19 Apr 17
Lombard Risk Management* (LRM): Beats demanding growth and profit forecasts (CORP) | Frontier Developments* (FDEV): Steaming ahead (CORP) | Tax Systems* (TAX): Right place, right time (CORP) | Acal (ACL): Stronger H2 and brighter outlook (BUY) | Fenner (FENR): Interim results signal upgrades (BUY) | Minds + Machines* (MMX): US and Europe domain sales (CORP)