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medical columbus

DB:MCE
Snowflake Description

Flawless balance sheet with solid track record.

The Snowflake is generated from 30 checks in 5 different areas, read more below.
MCE
DB
€8M
Market Cap
  1. Home
  2. DE
  3. Healthcare
Company description

medical columbus AG provides electronic procurement and data standardization services for hospitals and suppliers worldwide. The last earnings update was 181 days ago. More info.


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  • medical columbus has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
MCE Share Price and Events
7 Day Returns
0.6%
DB:MCE
4.1%
DE Healthcare Services
7.3%
DE Market
1 Year Returns
-49%
DB:MCE
0.9%
DE Healthcare Services
-17.7%
DE Market
MCE Shareholder Return
  7 Day 30 Day 90 Day 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
medical columbus (MCE) 0.6% -28.3% -39.8% -49% 18% 23.7%
DE Healthcare Services 4.1% -8.3% -18.1% 0.9% 24.9% 85.3%
DE Market 7.3% -17.9% -25.8% -17.7% -25.6% -29%
1 Year Return vs Industry and Market
  • MCE underperformed the Healthcare Services industry which returned 0.9% over the past year.
  • MCE underperformed the Market in Germany which returned -17.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility
MCE
Industry
5yr Volatility vs Market

Value

 Is medical columbus 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 medical columbus. This is due to cash flow or dividend data being unavailable. The share price is €3.34.
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 medical columbus's earnings, growth and assets is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Are medical columbus's earnings available for a low price, and how does this compare to other companies in the same industry?
Raw Data
DB:MCE PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Earnings Per Share * Company Filings (2019-06-30) in EUR €3.24
XTRA:MCE Share Price ** XTRA (2020-03-30) in EUR €3.5
Germany Healthcare Services Industry PE Ratio Median Figure of 6 Publicly-Listed Healthcare Services Companies 11.1x
Germany Market PE Ratio Median Figure of 400 Publicly-Listed Companies 16.36x

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

** Primary Listing of medical columbus.

DB:MCE PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PE Ratio

= XTRA:MCE Share Price ÷ EPS (both in EUR)

= 3.5 ÷ 3.24

1.08x

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

  • medical columbus is good value based on earnings compared to the DE Healthcare Services industry average.
  • medical columbus is good value based on earnings compared to the Germany market.
Price based on expected Growth
Does medical columbus's expected growth come at a high price?
Raw Data
DB:MCE PEG (Price to Earnings to Growth) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
PE Ratio See PE Ratio Section 1.08x
Net Income Annual Growth Rate See Future Growth Section.
Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 0 Analysts
Not available
Europe Healthcare Services Industry PEG Ratio Median Figure of 14 Publicly-Listed Healthcare Services Companies 2.29x
Germany Market PEG Ratio Median Figure of 254 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.2x

*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 medical columbus, we can't assess if its growth is good value.
Price based on value of assets
What value do investors place on medical columbus's assets?
Raw Data
DB:MCE PB (Price to Book) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Book Value per Share Company Filings (2019-06-30) in EUR €5.40
XTRA:MCE Share Price * XTRA (2020-03-30) in EUR €3.5
Germany Healthcare Services Industry PB Ratio Median Figure of 7 Publicly-Listed Healthcare Services Companies 2.88x
Germany Market PB Ratio Median Figure of 574 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.43x
DB:MCE PB (Price to Book) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PB Ratio

= XTRA:MCE Share Price ÷ Book Value per Share (both in EUR)

= 3.5 ÷ 5.40

0.65x

* Primary Listing of medical columbus.

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

  • medical columbus is good value based on assets compared to the DE Healthcare Services industry average.
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Value checks
We assess medical columbus'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 Healthcare Services 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 Healthcare Services industry average (and greater than 0)? (1 check)
  5. medical columbus has a total score of 3/6, 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 medical columbus 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 medical columbus 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
28.6%
Expected Healthcare Services industry annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
Is medical columbus expected to grow at an attractive rate?
  • Unable to compare medical columbus's earnings growth to the low risk savings rate as no estimate data is available.
Growth vs Market Checks
  • Unable to compare medical columbus's earnings growth to the Germany market average as no estimate data is available.
  • Unable to compare medical columbus's revenue growth to the Germany market average as no estimate data is available.
Annual Growth Rates Comparison
Raw Data
DB:MCE Future Growth Rates Data Sources
Data Point Source Value (per year)
Europe Healthcare Services Industry Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 28.6%
Europe Healthcare Services Industry Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 8.5%
Germany Market Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 14.3%
Germany Market Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 4.1%

*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
DB:MCE Analysts Growth Expectations Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (9 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
All numbers in EUR Millions and using Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.
DB:MCE Past Financials Data
Date (Data in EUR Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income *
2019-06-30 1 8
2019-03-31 2 8
2018-12-31 3 8
2018-09-30 3 4
2018-06-30 3 0
2018-03-31 3 0
2017-12-31 3 1
2017-09-30 3 0
2017-06-30 3 0
2017-03-31 3 0
2016-12-31 3 0
2016-09-30 3 0

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Super high growth metrics
High Growth Checks
  • Unable to determine if medical columbus is high growth as no earnings estimate data is available.
  • Unable to determine if medical columbus 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
DB:MCE Past and Future Earnings per Share
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (9 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below

All data from medical columbus Company Filings, last reported 9 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

DB:MCE Past Financials Data
Date (Data in EUR Millions) EPS *
2019-06-30 3.24
2019-03-31 3.31
2018-12-31 3.38
2018-09-30 1.77
2018-06-30 0.17
2018-03-31 0.21
2017-12-31 0.24
2017-09-30 0.18
2017-06-30 0.11
2017-03-31 0.12
2016-12-31 0.13
2016-09-30 0.16

*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 medical columbus will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.

Next steps:

  1. Examine whether medical columbus is trading at medical columbus'san attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.
  2. medical columbus'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 Healthcare companies here
  3. medical columbus'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 medical columbus'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.
medical columbus 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 medical columbus performed over the past 5 years?

  • medical columbus's last earnings update was 181 days ago.
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 medical columbus's growth in the last year to its industry (Healthcare Services).
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.
  • medical columbus has delivered over 20% year on year earnings growth in the past 5 years.
  • medical columbus's 1-year earnings growth exceeds its 5-year average (1829.5% vs 72.1%)
  • medical columbus's earnings growth has exceeded the DE Healthcare Services industry average in the past year (1829.5% vs 5.9%).
Earnings and Revenue History
medical columbus'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 medical columbus Company Filings, last reported 9 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

DB:MCE Past Revenue, Cash Flow and Net Income Data
Date (Data in EUR Millions) Revenue Net Income * G+A Expenses R&D Expenses
2019-06-30 1.27 7.61 -0.09
2019-03-31 2.08 7.56 0.25
2018-12-31 2.88 7.51 0.58
2018-09-30 3.13 3.95 0.43
2018-06-30 3.37 0.39 0.28
2018-03-31 3.43 0.47 0.32
2017-12-31 3.48 0.54 0.36
2017-09-30 3.47 0.38 0.38
2017-06-30 3.45 0.23 0.39
2017-03-31 3.39 0.24 0.37
2016-12-31 3.33 0.26 0.35
2016-09-30 3.30 0.33 0.31
2016-06-30 3.28 0.40 0.28
2016-03-31 3.27 0.41 0.28
2015-12-31 3.25 0.43 0.29
2015-09-30 3.30 0.49 0.27
2015-06-30 3.35 0.56 0.26
2015-03-31 3.33 0.48 0.31
2014-12-31 3.31 0.40 0.35
2014-09-30 3.22 0.31 0.42
2014-06-30 3.13 0.21 0.49
2014-03-31 3.05 0.28 0.38
2013-12-31 2.97 0.35 0.28
2013-09-30 2.95 0.36 0.25
2013-06-30 2.93 0.36 0.23
2013-03-31 2.90 0.30 0.24

*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.
  • medical columbus made outstanding use of shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 40%).
  • medical columbus used its assets more efficiently than the DE Healthcare Services industry average last year based on Return on Assets.
  • It is difficult to establish if medical columbus 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 medical columbus'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 Healthcare Services 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.
medical columbus has a total score of 5/6, 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 medical columbus'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 medical columbus's finances.

The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
Net Worth
  • medical columbus is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
  • medical columbus's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.
Balance sheet
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of medical columbus'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.
  • medical columbus has no debt, it does not need to be covered by short term assets.
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 medical columbus Company Filings, last reported 9 months ago.

DB:MCE Past Debt and Equity Data
Date (Data in EUR Millions) Total Equity Total Debt Cash & Short Term Investments
2019-06-30 13.34 0.00 6.67
2019-03-31 13.34 0.00 6.67
2018-12-31 11.55 0.00 11.74
2018-09-30 11.55 0.00 11.74
2018-06-30 4.10 0.00 0.18
2018-03-31 4.10 0.00 0.18
2017-12-31 4.04 0.00 0.31
2017-09-30 4.04 0.00 0.31
2017-06-30 3.70 0.00 0.85
2017-03-31 3.70 0.00 0.85
2016-12-31 2.91 0.00 0.30
2016-09-30 2.91 0.00 0.30
2016-06-30 2.88 0.00 1.02
2016-03-31 2.88 0.00 1.02
2015-12-31 2.65 0.00 1.82
2015-09-30 2.65 0.00 1.82
2015-06-30 2.48 0.00 1.96
2015-03-31 2.48 0.00 1.96
2014-12-31 2.21 0.00 1.75
2014-09-30 2.21 0.00 1.75
2014-06-30 1.92 0.00 1.86
2014-03-31 1.92 0.00 1.86
2013-12-31 1.82 0.00 1.81
2013-09-30 1.82 0.00 1.81
2013-06-30 1.71 0.00 1.70
2013-03-31 1.71 0.00 1.70
  • medical columbus has no debt.
  • medical columbus has not taken on any debt in the past 5 years.
  • medical columbus has no debt, it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
  • medical columbus has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
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Financial health checks
We assess medical columbus'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. medical columbus has a total score of 6/6, 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 medical columbus'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 medical columbus dividends.
If you bought €2,000 of medical columbus shares you are expected to receive €0 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 medical columbus's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.
  • Unable to evaluate medical columbus'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
DB:MCE 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 Healthcare Services Industry Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 11 Stocks 1.7%
Germany Market Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 323 Stocks 3.9%
Germany Minimum Threshold Dividend Yield 10th Percentile 1%
Germany Bottom 25% Dividend Yield 25th Percentile 1.7%
Germany Top 25% Dividend Yield 75th Percentile 5%

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

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

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

  • Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as medical columbus has not reported any payouts.
  • Unable to verify if medical columbus's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.
Current Payout to shareholders
What portion of medical columbus's earnings are paid to the shareholders as a dividend.
  • Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as medical columbus 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 medical columbus's dividend by checking for:
  1. Firstly is the company paying a notable dividend (greater than 1%) - 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 medical columbus afford to pay it from its earnings today and in 3 years (Payout ratio less than 90%)? (2 checks)
  7. medical columbus 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 medical columbus'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
Dirk Isenberg
CEO Bio

Mr. Dirk Isenberg founded Medical Columbus Ag in 1998 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer, Head of Marketing & Sales and Member of the Management Board.

CEO Compensation
  • Insufficient data for Dirk to compare compensation growth.
  • Insufficient data for Dirk to establish whether their remuneration is reasonable compared to companies of similar size in Germany.
Management Team

Dirk Isenberg

TITLE
Founder
Board of Directors

Manfred Hellwig

TITLE
Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Robert Schlick

TITLE
Member of Supervisory Board

Lars Ahns

TITLE
Member of Supervisory Board
TENURE
5.7 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 (€) Value (€)
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Management checks
We assess medical columbus'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. medical columbus 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

Simply Wall St News

Why We Think medical columbus AG (FRA:MCE) Could Be Worth Looking At

By this I mean, I look at stocks holistically, from their financial health to their future outlook. … In the case of medical columbus AG (FRA:MCE), it is a company with great financial health as well as a a great track record of performance. … Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for MCE’s outlook.

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Is There More To medical columbus AG (FRA:MCE) Than Its 11% Returns On Capital?

Specifically, we're going to calculate its Return On Capital Employed (ROCE), in the hopes of getting some insight into the business. … What is Return On Capital Employed (ROCE)? … ROCE measures the 'return' (pre-tax profit) a company generates from capital employed in its business.

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Don't Sell medical columbus AG (FRA:MCE) Before You Read This

The goal of this article is to teach you how to use price to earnings ratios (P/E ratios). … We'll look at medical columbus AG's (FRA:MCE) P/E ratio and reflect on what it tells us about the company's share price. … medical columbus has a price to earnings ratio of 32.62, based on the last twelve months.

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Is medical columbus AG's (FRA:MCE) 9.6% ROE Worse Than Average?

While some investors are already well versed in financial metrics (hat tip), this article is for those who would like to learn about Return On Equity (ROE) and why it is important. … One way to conceptualize this, is that for each €1 of shareholders' equity it has, the company made €0.096 in profit. … Return on Equity = Net Profit ÷ Shareholders' Equity

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How Do medical columbus AG’s (FRA:MCE) Returns On Capital Compare To Peers?

Specifically, we're going to calculate its Return On Capital Employed (ROCE), in the hopes of getting some insight into the business. … Understanding Return On Capital Employed (ROCE). … ROCE measures the 'return' (pre-tax profit) a company generates from capital employed in its business.

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Is medical columbus AG's (FRA:MCE) PE Ratio A Signal To Buy For Investors?

medical columbus AG (FRA:MCE) trades on a trailing P/E of 29.2. … I will deconstruct the P/E ratio and highlight what you need to be careful of when using the P/E ratio … Check out our latest analysis for medical columbus

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What Should Investors Know About medical columbus AG's (FRA:MCE) Capital Returns?

and looking to gauge the potential return on investment in medical columbus AG (FRA:MCE). … Your equity share is granted in return for the capital provided to the business to operate, and in order for an investment to be successful the business has to create earnings from the funds that make up this capital. … To understand medical columbus’s capital returns we will look at a useful metric called return on capital employed.

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Has medical columbus AG (FRA:MCE) Improved Earnings Growth In Recent Times?

Improvement in profitability and outperformance against the industry can be important characteristics in a stock for some investors. … Below, I will assess medical columbus AG's (FRA:MCE) track record on a high level, to give you some insight into how the company has been performing against its historical trend and its industry peers. … See our latest analysis for medical columbus.

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Does medical columbus AG (FRA:MCE)'s Capital Return Make The Cut?

Therefore, looking at how efficiently medical columbus is able to use capital to create earnings will help us understand your potential return. … View our latest analysis for medical columbus medical columbus's Return On Capital Employed You only have a finite amount of capital to invest, so there are only so many companies that you can add to your portfolio. … MCE’s ROCE is calculated below: ROCE Calculation for MCE Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) = Earnings Before Tax (EBT) ÷ (Capital Employed) Capital Employed = (Total Assets - Current Liabilities) ∴ ROCE = €316.60K ÷ (€4.27M - €380.00K) = 8.14% The calculation above shows that MCE’s earnings were 8.14% of capital employed.

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medical columbus AG (FRA:MCE): Risks You Need To Consider Before Buying

Check out our latest analysis for medical columbus An interpretation of MCE's beta medical columbus's beta of 0.16 indicates that the stock value will be less variable compared to the whole stock market. … MCE's beta implies it may be a stock that investors with high-beta portfolios might find relevant if they wanted to reduce their exposure to market risk, especially during times of downturns. … How MCE's assets could affect its beta An asset-heavy company tends to have a higher beta because the risk associated with running fixed assets during a downturn is highly expensive.

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Company Info

Description

medical columbus AG provides electronic procurement and data standardization services for hospitals and suppliers worldwide. The company offers mc navigator, a database with a classification system for medical and pharmaceutical products; mc connector, which downloads article master data from the mc navigator into materials management system; and mc master data management solution, which imports article data and updates of the price information in materials management system. It also provides Web-based status tool, which visualizes the mc transaction platform; mc communicator, an overarching platform that enables purchasing within hospital purchasing pool; and push service master data updates, as well as data mapping services. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Königstein, Germany.

Details
Name: medical columbus AG
MCE
Exchange: DB
Founded: 1998
€7,777,434
2,222,124
Website: http://www.medicalcolumbus.de
Address: medical columbus AG
Herzog-Adolph-Strasse 7,
Königstein,
Saxony, 61462,
Germany
Listings
Exchange Symbol Ticker Symbol Security Exchange Country Currency Listed on
XTRA MCE Bearer Common Stock XETRA Trading Platform DE EUR 03. Jun 2005
DB MCE Bearer Common Stock Deutsche Boerse AG DE EUR 03. Jun 2005
Number of employees
Current staff
Staff numbers
28
medical columbus employees.
Industry
Health Care Technology
Healthcare
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
Area Date (UTC time)
Company Analysis updated: 2020/03/30 21:24
End of day share price update: 2020/03/30 00:00
Last earnings filing: 2019/10/01
Last earnings reported: 2019/06/30
Last annual earnings reported: 2018/12/31


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