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Highlight Event and Entertainment

SWX:HLEE
Snowflake Description

Worrying balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

The Snowflake is generated from 30 checks in 5 different areas, read more below.
HLEE
SWX
CHF162M
Market Cap
  1. Home
  2. CH
  3. Media
Company description

Highlight Event and Entertainment AG, through its subsidiaries, primarily engages in the event-marketing business. The last earnings update was 86 days ago. More info.


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HLEE Share Price and Events
7 Day Returns
-5%
SWX:HLEE
-1.4%
Europe Media
-0.3%
CH Market
1 Year Returns
-9.5%
SWX:HLEE
-2.8%
Europe Media
13.4%
CH Market
HLEE Shareholder Return
  7 Day 30 Day 90 Day 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Highlight Event and Entertainment (HLEE) -5% -4.5% 0% -9.5% 13.8% 18%
Europe Media -1.4% 0.9% 2.2% -2.8% -12.5% -15.2%
CH Market -0.3% 2% 5.7% 13.4% 21% 14%
1 Year Return vs Industry and Market
  • HLEE underperformed the Media industry which returned -2.8% over the past year.
  • HLEE underperformed the Market in Switzerland which returned 13.4% over the past year.
Price Volatility
HLEE
Industry
5yr Volatility vs Market

Value

 Is Highlight Event and Entertainment undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

Value is all about what a company is worth versus what price it is available for. If you went into a grocery store and all the bananas were on sale at half price, they could be considered undervalued.
INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
  • It is not possible to calculate the future cash flow value for Highlight Event and Entertainment. This is due to cash flow or dividend data being unavailable. The share price is CHF19.
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
We can also value a company based on what the stock market is willing to pay for it. This is similar to the price of fruit (e.g. Mangoes or Avocados) increasing when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.

The amount the stock market is willing to pay for Highlight Event and Entertainment's earnings, growth and assets is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Are Highlight Event and Entertainment's earnings available for a low price, and how does this compare to other companies in the same industry?
Raw Data
SWX:HLEE PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Earnings Per Share * Company Filings (2019-06-30) in CHF CHF-1.92
SWX:HLEE Share Price ** SWX (2019-11-15) in CHF CHF19
Europe Media Industry PE Ratio Median Figure of 112 Publicly-Listed Media Companies 17.64x
Switzerland Market PE Ratio Median Figure of 171 Publicly-Listed Companies 19.24x

* Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual GAAP earnings per share excluding extraordinary items.

** Primary Listing of Highlight Event and Entertainment.

SWX:HLEE PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PE Ratio

= SWX:HLEE Share Price ÷ EPS (both in CHF)

= 19 ÷ -1.92

-9.88x

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Highlight Event and Entertainment is loss making, we can't compare its value to the Europe Media industry average.
  • Highlight Event and Entertainment is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the Switzerland market.
Price based on expected Growth
Does Highlight Event and Entertainment's expected growth come at a high price?
Raw Data
SWX:HLEE PEG (Price to Earnings to Growth) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
PE Ratio See PE Ratio Section -9.88x
Net Income Annual Growth Rate See Future Growth Section.
Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 0 Analysts
Not available
Europe Media Industry PEG Ratio Median Figure of 64 Publicly-Listed Media Companies 1.8x
Switzerland Market PEG Ratio Median Figure of 124 Publicly-Listed Companies 2.19x

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Highlight Event and Entertainment, we can't assess if its growth is good value.
Price based on value of assets
What value do investors place on Highlight Event and Entertainment's assets?
Raw Data
SWX:HLEE PB (Price to Book) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Book Value per Share Company Filings (2019-06-30) in CHF CHF11.93
SWX:HLEE Share Price * SWX (2019-11-15) in CHF CHF19
Europe Media Industry PB Ratio Median Figure of 166 Publicly-Listed Media Companies 1.34x
Switzerland Market PB Ratio Median Figure of 214 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.65x
SWX:HLEE PB (Price to Book) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PB Ratio

= SWX:HLEE Share Price ÷ Book Value per Share (both in CHF)

= 19 ÷ 11.93

1.59x

* Primary Listing of Highlight Event and Entertainment.

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Highlight Event and Entertainment is overvalued based on assets compared to the Europe Media industry average.
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Value checks
We assess Highlight Event and Entertainment's value by looking at:
  1. Is the discounted cash flow value less than 20%, or 40% of the share price? (2 checks) ( Click here or on bar chart for details of DCF calculation. )
  2. Is the PE ratio less than the market average, and/ or less than the Media industry average (and greater than 0)? (2 checks)
  3. Is the PEG ratio within a reasonable range (0 to 1)? (1 check)
  4. Is the PB ratio less than the Media industry average (and greater than 0)? (1 check)
  5. Highlight Event and Entertainment has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.

    Note: We use GAAP Earnings per Share in all our calculations including PE and PEG Ratio.

    Full details on the Value part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Future Performance

 How is Highlight Event and Entertainment expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

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 Highlight Event and Entertainment 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 Simply Wall St do have past financial data. You can see them here.

Show me the analysis anyway

The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past performance, by looking at estimated growth and how much profit it is expected to make.

Future estimates come from professional analysts. Just like forecasting the weather, they don’t always get it right!
Annual Growth Rate
10.9%
Expected Media industry annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
Is Highlight Event and Entertainment expected to grow at an attractive rate?
  • Unable to compare Highlight Event and Entertainment's earnings growth to the low risk savings rate as no estimate data is available.
Growth vs Market Checks
  • Unable to compare Highlight Event and Entertainment's earnings growth to the Switzerland market average as no estimate data is available.
  • Unable to compare Highlight Event and Entertainment's revenue growth to the Switzerland market average as no estimate data is available.
Annual Growth Rates Comparison
Raw Data
SWX:HLEE Future Growth Rates Data Sources
Data Point Source Value (per year)
Europe Media Industry Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 10.9%
Europe Media Industry Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 2.9%
Switzerland Market Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 9.9%
Switzerland Market Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 3.5%

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Learn more about our growth rate calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model.

Analysts growth expectations
Raw Data
SWX:HLEE Analysts Growth Expectations Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (4 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
All numbers in CHF Millions and using Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.
SWX:HLEE Past Financials Data
Date (Data in CHF Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income *
2019-06-30 691 89 -16
2019-03-31 705 122 -15
2018-12-31 719 155 -15
2018-09-30 598 187 -1
2018-06-30 477 219 13
2018-03-31 322 187 14
2017-12-31 166 154 15
2017-09-30 84 82 5
2017-06-30 3 11 -4
2017-03-31 3 3 -4
2016-12-31 3 -5 -3
2016-09-30 3 -3 -2

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Super high growth metrics
High Growth Checks
  • Unable to determine if Highlight Event and Entertainment is high growth as no earnings estimate data is available.
  • Unable to determine if Highlight Event and Entertainment is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
Raw Data
SWX:HLEE Past and Future Earnings per Share
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (4 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below

All data from Highlight Event and Entertainment Company Filings, last reported 4 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

SWX:HLEE Past Financials Data
Date (Data in CHF Millions) EPS *
2019-06-30 -1.92
2019-03-31 -1.81
2018-12-31 -1.70
2018-09-30 -0.09
2018-06-30 1.81
2018-03-31 2.56
2017-12-31 3.98
2017-09-30 1.94
2017-06-30 -2.64
2017-03-31 -2.20
2016-12-31 -1.77
2016-09-30 -1.12

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance in 3 years
In the same way as past performance we look at the future estimated return (profit) compared to the available funds. We do this looking forward 3 years.
  • Unable to establish if Highlight Event and Entertainment will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.

Next steps:

  1. Take a look at our analysis of HLEE’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  2. Highlight Event and Entertainment's future outlook can be gauged by looking at industry trends and market size, and determining how well-positioned the company is compared to its competitors. Take a look at other high-growth Media companies here
  3. Highlight Event and Entertainment's competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
  4. Use fundamentals to screen for another stock to analyse from our database of over 75,000 companies worldwide
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Future performance checks
We assess Highlight Event and Entertainment's future performance by looking at:
  1. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the low risk savings rate, plus a premium to keep pace with inflation?
  2. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in earnings of the Europe market? (1 check)
  3. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in revenue of the Europe market? (1 check)
  4. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  6. Is the Return on Equity in 3 years expected to be over 20%? (1 check)
Some of the above checks will fail if the company is expected to be loss making in the relevant year.
Highlight Event and Entertainment has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note 1: We use GAAP Net Income Excluding Exceptional Items for our Earnings in all our calculations.

Full details on the Future part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Past Performance

  How has Highlight Event and Entertainment performed over the past 5 years?

The past performance of a company can be measured by how much growth it has experienced and how much profit it makes relative to the funds and assets it has available.
Past earnings growth
Below we compare Highlight Event and Entertainment's growth in the last year to its industry (Media).
Past Earnings growth analysis
We also check if the company has grown in the past 5 years, and whether it has maintained that growth in the year.
  • Highlight Event and Entertainment does not make a profit and their year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years.
  • Unable to compare Highlight Event and Entertainment's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.
  • Unable to compare Highlight Event and Entertainment's 1-year growth to the Europe Media industry average as it is not currently profitable.
Earnings and Revenue History
Highlight Event and Entertainment's revenue and profit over the past 5 years is shown below, any years where they have experienced a loss will show up in red.
Raw Data

All data from Highlight Event and Entertainment Company Filings, last reported 4 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

SWX:HLEE Past Revenue, Cash Flow and Net Income Data
Date (Data in CHF Millions) Revenue Net Income * G+A Expenses R&D Expenses
2019-06-30 691.12 -16.39 134.56
2019-03-31 705.04 -15.46 134.24
2018-12-31 718.96 -14.52 133.92
2018-09-30 598.09 -0.72 119.97
2018-06-30 477.22 13.08 106.02
2018-03-31 321.69 14.05 88.84
2017-12-31 166.17 15.01 71.65
2017-09-30 84.38 5.29 38.70
2017-06-30 2.59 -4.44 5.75
2017-03-31 2.70 -3.72 4.62
2016-12-31 2.81 -3.00 3.49
2016-09-30 3.05 -1.92 2.47
2016-06-30 3.29 -0.83 1.45
2016-03-31 3.27 -0.77 1.48
2015-12-31 3.25 -0.71 1.50
2015-09-30 3.48 -0.43 1.57
2015-06-30 3.70 -0.15 1.63
2015-03-31 3.45 -0.02 1.64
2014-12-31 3.19 0.11 1.65
2014-09-30 3.17 0.00 1.70
2014-06-30 3.15 -0.12 1.76
2014-03-31 3.23 -0.01 1.74
2013-12-31 3.31 0.10 1.73
2013-09-30 5.96 0.63 1.67
2013-06-30 8.60 1.17 1.61
2013-03-31 8.54 0.81 1.79
2012-12-31 8.48 0.45 1.97

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance last year
We want to ensure a company is making the most of what it has available. This is done by comparing the return (profit) to a company's available funds, assets and capital.
  • It is difficult to establish if Highlight Event and Entertainment has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is loss-making.
  • It is difficult to establish if Highlight Event and Entertainment has efficiently used its assets last year compared to the Europe Media industry average (Return on Assets) as it is loss-making.
  • It is difficult to establish if Highlight Event and Entertainment improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.
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Past performance checks
We assess Highlight Event and Entertainment's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
  1. Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
  2. Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the Media industry? (1 check)
  3. Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
  6. Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
Highlight Event and Entertainment has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.

Full details on the Past part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Health

 How is Highlight Event and Entertainment's financial health and their level of debt?

A company's financial position is much like your own financial position, it includes everything you own (assets) and owe (liabilities).

The boxes below represent the relative size of what makes up Highlight Event and Entertainment's finances.

The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
Net Worth
  • Highlight Event and Entertainment's short term (1 year) commitments are greater than its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
  • Highlight Event and Entertainment's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.
Balance sheet
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of Highlight Event and Entertainment's finances. If any of them are yellow this indicates they may be out of proportion and red means they relate to one of the checks below.
Assets
Liabilities and shares
The 'shares' portion represents any funds contributed by the owners (shareholders) and any profits.
  • Low level of unsold assets.
  • Debt is not covered by short term assets, assets are 0.7x debt.
Historical Debt
Nearly all companies have debt. Debt in itself isn’t bad, however if the debt is too high, or the company can’t afford to pay the interest on its debts this may have impacts in the future.

The graphic below shows equity (available funds) and debt, we ideally want to see the red area (debt) decreasing.

If there is any debt we look at the companies capability to repay it, and whether the level has increased over the past 5 years.
Raw Data

All data from Highlight Event and Entertainment Company Filings, last reported 4 months ago.

SWX:HLEE Past Debt and Equity Data
Date (Data in CHF Millions) Total Equity Total Debt Cash & Short Term Investments
2019-06-30 371.26 269.37 50.17
2019-03-31 371.26 269.37 50.17
2018-12-31 391.34 232.92 93.54
2018-09-30 391.34 232.92 93.54
2018-06-30 411.09 207.33 62.83
2018-03-31 411.09 207.33 62.83
2017-12-31 511.75 163.93 203.31
2017-09-30 511.75 163.93 203.31
2017-06-30 56.44 26.06 11.00
2017-03-31 56.44 26.06 11.00
2016-12-31 24.73 16.50 3.72
2016-09-30 24.73 16.50 3.72
2016-06-30 17.59 32.88 11.04
2016-03-31 17.59 32.88 11.04
2015-12-31 18.97 0.00 12.62
2015-09-30 18.97 0.00 12.62
2015-06-30 19.12 0.00 12.37
2015-03-31 19.12 0.00 12.37
2014-12-31 19.53 0.00 12.70
2014-09-30 19.53 0.00 12.70
2014-06-30 19.59 0.00 12.81
2014-03-31 19.59 0.00 12.81
2013-12-31 19.52 0.00 12.72
2013-09-30 19.52 0.00 12.72
2013-06-30 19.20 0.00 12.79
2013-03-31 19.20 0.00 12.79
2012-12-31 19.03 0.00 12.35
  • Highlight Event and Entertainment's level of debt (72.6%) compared to net worth is high (greater than 40%).
  • Unable to establish if Highlight Event and Entertainment's debt level has increased without past 5-year debt data.
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.

  • Highlight Event and Entertainment has less than a year of cash runway based on current free cash flow.
  • Highlight Event and Entertainment has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 20.6% each year.
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Financial health checks
We assess Highlight Event and Entertainment's financial health by checking for:
  1. Are short term assets greater than short term liabilities? (1 check)
  2. Are short term assets greater than long term liabilities? (1 check)
  3. Has the debt to equity ratio increased in the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the debt to equity ratio over 40%? (1 check)
  5. Is the debt covered by operating cash flow? (1 check)
  6. Are earnings greater than 5x the interest on debt (if company pays interest at all)? (1 check)
  7. Highlight Event and Entertainment has a total score of 1/6, see the detailed checks below.
For companies that are loss making and have been so on average in the past we replace the last 2 checks with:
  1. Does cash and short term investments cover stable operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)
  2. Does cash and short term investments cover growing operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)


Full details on the Health part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Dividends

 What is Highlight Event and Entertainment's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividends are regular cash payments to you from the company, similar to a bank paying you interest on a savings account.
Annual Dividend Income
Dividend payments
0%
Current annual income from Highlight Event and Entertainment dividends.
If you bought CHF2,000 of Highlight Event and Entertainment shares you are expected to receive CHF0 in your first year as a dividend.
Dividend Amount
Here we look how much dividend is being paid, if any. Is it above what you can get in a savings account? It is up there with the best dividend paying companies?
  • Unable to evaluate Highlight Event and Entertainment's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.
  • Unable to evaluate Highlight Event and Entertainment's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.
Annualized Historical and Future Dividends
It is important to see if the dividend for a company is stable, and not wildly increasing/decreasing each year. This graph shows you the historical rate to count toward your assessment of the stock.

We also check to see if the dividend has increased in the past 10 years.
Raw Data
SWX:HLEE Annualized Past and Future Dividends
Data Point Source Value
Past Annualized Dividend Yield S&P Global Market Data See Below
Past Dividends per Share Company Filings/ Annualized Dividend Payments See Below
Future Dividends per Share Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
Europe Media Industry Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 88 Stocks 4.5%
Switzerland Market Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 163 Stocks 2.9%
Switzerland Minimum Threshold Dividend Yield 10th Percentile 1.2%
Switzerland Bottom 25% Dividend Yield 25th Percentile 1.8%
Switzerland Top 25% Dividend Yield 75th Percentile 3.6%

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Note all dividend per share amounts are annualized and not quarterly or other period.

SWX:HLEE Past Annualized Dividends Data
Date (Data in CHF) Dividend per share (annual) Avg. Yield (%)
2011-08-22 0.000 0.000
2011-02-24 0.000 0.000
2010-03-03 0.650 2.692
2009-01-06 1.000 4.863

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Highlight Event and Entertainment has not reported any payouts.
  • Unable to verify if Highlight Event and Entertainment's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.
Current Payout to shareholders
What portion of Highlight Event and Entertainment's earnings are paid to the shareholders as a dividend.
  • Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Highlight Event and Entertainment has not reported any payouts.
Future Payout to shareholders
  • Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.
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Income/ dividend checks
We assess Highlight Event and Entertainment's dividend by checking for:
  1. Firstly is the company paying a notable dividend (greater than 1.2%) - if not then the rest of the checks are ignored.
  2. Is current dividend yield above the bottom 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  3. Is current dividend yield above the top 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  4. Have they paid a dividend for 10 years, and during this period has the dividend been volatile (drop of more than 25%)? (1 check)
  5. If they have paid a dividend for 10 years has it increased in this time? (1 check)
  6. How sustainable is the dividend, can Highlight Event and Entertainment afford to pay it from its earnings today and in 3 years (Payout ratio less than 90%)? (2 checks)
  7. Highlight Event and Entertainment has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.


Full details on the Dividends part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Management

 What is the CEO of Highlight Event and Entertainment's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have been around for and insider trading.
CEO
Bernhard Burgener
COMPENSATION CHF1,699,600
AGE 62
TENURE AS CEO 3.4 years
CEO Bio

Mr. Bernhard Burgener serves as the President of Highlight Communications Ag. Mr. Burgener has been the Chief Executive Officer of Highlight Event and Entertainment AG June 13, 2016. He serves as Managing Director of Rainbow Home Entertainment Gmbh, Vienna, Austria. He is responsible for the strategic development of the entire Group of Companies, The Support of Major Stockholders, M&A activities and communications as well as company and stock law and compliance. Moreover, he is responsible for the affiliated company Highlight Communications Ag. He hase been the Chief Executive Officer of Highlight Communications Ag since September 2008 and serves as its President. Mr. Burgener served as the Chief Executive Officer of Constantin Medien AG from September 1, 2008 to December 31, 2015. Mr. Burgener served as the Chairman of the Management Board at Constantin Medien AG from September 1, 2008 to December 31, 2015. He served as the Chairman of the Management Board at Constantin Film AG since January 1, 2009 and as its Member of the Management Board and also served as its Chief Executive Officer. He serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Licenses and Rights Trading - Film at Highlight Communications AG. He founded Rainbow Home Entertainment AG and serves as its Chairman. He served as a Member of Management Board of Highlight Communications Ag. He served as the Chief Executive Officer of Film engaged in film business of Highlight Communications Ag since 1982. He established Rainbow Video Ag, Pratteln, in 1983. Mr. Burgener serves as the Chairman of the Board at Lechner Marmor Ag. He serves as the President of the Board of Directors of Lechner Marmor SA, Laas, Italy; and President of the Board of Directors at Team Holding Ag, Lucerne, Switzerland. He serves as Chairman of the Board of TEAM S.A and T.E.A.M. Holding AG. He has been the Chairman of Highlight Communications AG since May 27, 2011. He has been the Chairman of the Board and the Chairman of Team at Highlight Event and Entertainment AG (also known as Escor Casinos & Entertainment S.A.) since May 11, 2012. He has been the Chairman of Supervisory Board of Constantin Film AG since January 7, 2014. He served as the Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Constantin Film AG, from June 8, 2006 to January 2009. Mr. Burgener served as the Chairman of Highlight Communications Ag since 1999. He serves as a Director of Pulse Evolution Corporation. He has been a Director of Highlight Communications AG since 1994 and Highlight Event and Entertainment AG since 1995. He serves as a Member of the Board of Directors of Escor AG, Ddingen; Team Football Marketing Ag, Lucerne, Switzerland and T.e.a.m. Television Event and Media Marketing of AG, Lucerne, Switzerland. He served as a Member of the Supervisory Board at Constantin Film Ag from May 5, 2004 to January 2009. Mr. Burgener has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Studies from Kaufmännischer Verein Basel in 1976.

CEO Compensation
  • Bernhard's compensation has increased whilst company is loss making.
  • Bernhard's remuneration is higher than average for companies of similar size in Switzerland.
Management Team

Bernhard Burgener

TITLE
President of the Board & CEO
COMPENSATION
CHF2M
AGE
62
TENURE
3.4 yrs

Peter Büren

TITLE
CFO & Executive Director
COMPENSATION
CHF827K
AGE
64
TENURE
3.4 yrs
Board of Directors Tenure

Average tenure of the Highlight Event and Entertainment board of directors in years:

1.4
Average Tenure
  • The average tenure for the Highlight Event and Entertainment board of directors is less than 3 years, this suggests a new board.
Board of Directors

Bernhard Burgener

TITLE
President of the Board & CEO
COMPENSATION
CHF2M
AGE
62
TENURE
7.5 yrs

Peter Büren

TITLE
CFO & Executive Director
COMPENSATION
CHF827K
AGE
64
TENURE
7.5 yrs

Aline Studhalter

TITLE
Director
TENURE
1.4 yrs

Rolf Elgeti

TITLE
Director
TENURE
1.4 yrs

Sven Heller

TITLE
Director
TENURE
1.4 yrs
Who owns this company?
Recent Insider Trading
  • No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.
Recent Insider Transactions
Announced Type Name Entity Role Start End Shares Max Price (CHF) Value (CHF)
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Management checks
We assess Highlight Event and Entertainment's management by checking for:
  1. Is the CEO's compensation unreasonable compared to market cap? (1 check)
  2. Has the CEO's compensation increased more than 20% whilst the EPS is down more then 20%? (1 check)
  3. Is the average tenure of the management team less than 2 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the average tenure of the board of directors team less than 3 years? (1 check)
  5. Highlight Event and Entertainment has a total score of 0/6, this is not included on the snowflake, see the detailed checks below.


Note: We use the top 6 management executives and board members in our calculations.

Note 2: Insider trading include any internal stakeholders and these transactions .

Full details on the Management part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

News

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Highlight Event and Entertainment (VTX:HLEE) Seems To Be Using An Awful Lot Of Debt

View our latest analysis for Highlight Event and Entertainment What Is Highlight Event and Entertainment's Debt? … Our View To be frank both Highlight Event and Entertainment's conversion of EBIT to free cash flow and its track record of staying on top of its total liabilities make us rather uncomfortable with its debt levels. … Considering all the factors previously mentioned, we think that Highlight Event and Entertainment really is carrying too much debt.

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Are Highlight Event and Entertainment AG's (VTX:HLEE) Interest Costs Too High?

On top of this, HLEE has generated CHF155m in operating cash flow over the same time period, leading to an operating cash to total debt ratio of 66%, signalling that HLEE’s current level of operating cash is high enough to cover debt. … Looking at HLEE’s CHF456m in current liabilities, the company may not be able to easily meet these obligations given the level of current assets of CHF235m, with a current ratio of 0.52x. … Next Steps: HLEE’s high cash coverage means that, although its debt levels are high, the company is able to utilise its borrowings efficiently in order to generate cash flow.

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Update: Highlight Event and Entertainment (VTX:HLEE) Stock Gained 22% In The Last Three Years

For example, the Highlight Event and Entertainment AG (VTX:HLEE) share price is up 22% in the last three years, clearly besting than the market return of around 13% (not including dividends). … Check out our latest analysis for Highlight Event and Entertainment Because Highlight Event and Entertainment is loss-making, we think the market is probably more focussed on revenue and revenue growth, at least for now. … Investors should note that there's a difference between Highlight Event and Entertainment's total shareholder return (TSR) and its share price change, which we've covered above.

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Could The Highlight Event and Entertainment AG (VTX:HLEE) Ownership Structure Tell Us Something Useful?

The big shareholder groups in Highlight Event and Entertainment AG (VTX:HLEE) have power over the company. … Highlight Event and Entertainment is not a large company by global standards. … Check out our latest analysis for Highlight Event and Entertainment

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Highlight Event and Entertainment AG (VTX:HLEE): Time For A Financial Health Check

While small-cap stocks, such as Highlight Event and Entertainment AG (VTX:HLEE) with its market cap of CHF171m, are popular for their explosive growth, investors should also be aware of their balance sheet to judge whether the company can survive a downturn. … Evaluating financial health as part of your investment thesis is. … Here are a few basic checks that are good enough to have a broad overview of the company’s financial strength.

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What Kind Of Investor Owns Most Of Highlight Event and Entertainment AG (VTX:HLEE)?

A look at the shareholders of Highlight Event and Entertainment AG (VTX:HLEE) can tell us which group is most powerful. … With a market capitalization of CHF171m, Highlight Event and Entertainment is a small cap stock, so it might not be well known by many institutional investors. … View our latest analysis for Highlight Event and Entertainment

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Are Highlight Event and Entertainment AG's (VTX:HLEE) Interest Costs Too High?

While small-cap stocks, such as Highlight Event and Entertainment AG (VTX:HLEE) with its market cap of CHF174m, are popular for their explosive growth, investors should also be aware of their balance sheet to judge whether the company can survive a downturn. … Evaluating financial health as part of your investment thesis is. … Here are few basic financial health checks you should consider before taking the plunge.

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Does Highlight Event and Entertainment AG's (VTX:HLEE) PE Ratio Signal A Buying Opportunity?

I am writing today to help inform people who are new to the stock market. … Highlight Event and Entertainment AG (VTX:HLEE) is trading with a trailing P/E of 11, which is lower than the industry average of 15.3. … View our latest analysis for Highlight Event and Entertainment

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What You Must Know About Highlight Event and Entertainment AG's (VTX:HLEE) Return on Equity

Highlight Event and Entertainment AG (VTX:HLEE) delivered a less impressive 1.1% ROE over the past year, compared to the 18.5% return generated by its industry. … An investor may attribute an inferior ROE to a relatively inefficient performance, and whilst this can often be the case, knowing the nuts and bolts of the ROE calculation may change that perspective and give you a deeper insight into HLEE's past performance. … See our latest analysis for Highlight Event and Entertainment

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What Investors Should Know About Highlight Event and Entertainment AG's (VTX:HLEE) Financial Strength

While small-cap stocks, such as Highlight Event and Entertainment AG (VTX:HLEE) with its market cap of CHF205.17m, are popular for their explosive growth, investors should also be aware of their balance sheet to judge whether the company can survive a downturn.

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Company Info

Description

Highlight Event and Entertainment AG, through its subsidiaries, primarily engages in the event-marketing business. The company operates through Film, Sports and Event Marketing, Sports, and Event Marketing segments. The Film segment engages in the exploitation of rights and production of films; and distribution of theatrical, DVD/Blu-ray, and TV movies. The Sports and Event Marketing segment is involved in the marketing of the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, and UEFA Super Cup. The Sports segment conducts the World Boxing Super Series, a revolutionary international boxing tournament. The Event Marketing segment provides services in the areas of event marketing and entertainment, primarily consisting of marketing rights for the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and Eurovision Song Contest. The company was formerly known as Escor Casinos & Entertainment SA and changed its name to Highlight Event and Entertainment AG in May 2012. Highlight Event and Entertainment AG is based in Pratteln, Switzerland.

Details
Name: Highlight Event and Entertainment AG
HLEE
Exchange: SWX
Founded:
CHF161,587,742
8,504,618
Website: http://www.hlee.ch
Address: Highlight Event and Entertainment AG
Netzibodenstrasse 23b,
Pratteln,
Basel-Landschaft, 4133,
Switzerland
Listings
Exchange Symbol Ticker Symbol Security Exchange Country Currency Listed on
SWX HLEE Bearer Shares CHF 10 SIX Swiss Exchange CH CHF 18. Jul 1995
DB L60 Bearer Shares CHF 10 Deutsche Boerse AG DE EUR 18. Jul 1995
XTRA L60 Bearer Shares CHF 10 XETRA Trading Platform DE EUR 18. Jul 1995
LSE 0QL0 Bearer Shares CHF 10 London Stock Exchange GB CHF 18. Jul 1995
Number of employees
Current staff
Staff numbers
1,558
Highlight Event and Entertainment employees.
Industry
Advertising
Media
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
Area Date (UTC time)
Company Analysis updated: 2019/11/15 20:41
End of day share price update: 2019/11/15 00:00
Last earnings filing: 2019/08/21
Last earnings reported: 2019/06/30
Last annual earnings reported: 2018/12/31


All dates and times in UTC. All financial data provided by Standard & Poor’s Capital IQ.

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.