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16.28 

-0.74 -4.4%

as of Mar 22 '19

52 Week Range:

14.63 25.86


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General Info

K+S Aktiengesellschaft, together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells potash, magnesium, and salt products worldwide. Its Potash and Magnesium Products segment produces and markets mineral fertilizers, such as potassium chloride for various crops, including cereals, corn, rice, and soy beans; fertilizer specialties for rapeseeds, potatoes, citrus fruits, vines, and vegetables; potassium and magnesium products for industrial applications; and a range of products for use in pharmaceutical, cosmetics, food processing, and animal feed industries. The company's Salt segment manufactures and markets consumer products, such as table salt, water softening salt for home use, and dishwater salt for end users, as well as kosher and low sodium salt; and salt for food processing, industrial salt, salt for chemical use, de-icing salt, and sodium chloride brine. Its Complementary Activities segment is involved in the underground disposal of waste in potash and rock salt mines and recycling activities; the granulation of animal hygiene products, such as CATSAN and THOMAS; and trading several basic chemicals, including caustic soda, nitric acid, sodium carbonate, calcium chloride, and magnesium chloride. K+S Aktiengesellschaft offers its products primarily under the CÉRÉBOS, ESCO, K+S-LOGO, MORTON, STIER, UMBRELLA GIRL, VATEL, WINDSOR, AXAL, REGENIT, SALDORO, ACTION MELT, SEASON-ALL, SYSTEM SAVER, BIOSAL, LOBOS, KADD, KORN-KALI, PATENTKALI, and KALISEL brands. The company was founded in 1889 and is headquartered in Kassel, Germany.

Financial Statements

The charts below show selected Annual and Quarterly Financial Data.

The purpose of these charts is to discover long and short term change dynamics. When numbers are growing year after year in the annual statements chart, the business become stronger and stronger and this is a good sign.

Quarterly Data Chart can be used to do a short term analysis. It makes sense to pay attention to the quarterly dynamics and do not wait for the next yearly statement. We should be alerted if we see that quarterly numbers are going down.

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Annual Statements

On a charts below the Line shows absolute values and the Bar chart shows Year-Over-Year Growth Rate for selected financial statement item. A consistent GROWTH is generally considered necessary to fund future growth from within a business.
NOTE: Growth Rate is not provided if either the latest period or the year-ago period contains a net loss. (source: WSJ Digest of Earnings)
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Financial Statements

Income Statement



 

Cash Flow Statement



 

Balance Sheet



 

Liquidity Ratios

Current Ratio


 

Current Ratio measures the ability to meet short term obligations. Generally accepted standard is 2 (current assets should be 2 times or 200% of current liabilities).

Quick Ratio


 

Measures immediate liquidity or the cash available to cover immediate liabilities. A safe margin would be at least 1 (100%).

Financial Leverage


 

Defined as total assets divided by total shareholders' equity. The higher the ratio, the more debt a company uses in its capital structure.

Profitability Ratios

ROA


 

Return on Assets (ROA) measures the income (profit) that is generated by the use of the assets of the business.

ROE


 

Return on Equity (ROE) is a measure of profitability that calculates how many dollars of profit a company generates with each dollar of shareholders equity. ROE is sometimes called "return on net worth."

ROIC


 

The Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) measure gives a sense of how well a company is using its money to generate returns. Some investors use this figure as a final evaluation to determine whether or not to invest in a company.

Annual Statements

Item Name Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17 Dec '18
Equity (BVPS) 5.37
8.97
12.93
14.69
17.74
17.91
20.12
21.60
22.13
22.26
21.89
growth rate 67.0% 44.2% 13.6% 20.8% 1.0% 12.3% 7.4% 2.5% 0.6% -1.7%
Earnings BIT 1,200.00
126.44
979.80
1,164.90
1,151.80
635.20
622.40
689.80
308.10
310.40
growth rate -89.5% 674.9% 18.9% -1.1% -44.9% -2.0% 10.8% -55.3% 0.8%
Avg.PE 7.57
68.97
24.04
10.18
11.79
10.32
15.66
9.07
23.28
23.93
254.93
growth rate 811.1% -65.1% -57.7% 15.8% -12.5% 51.7% -42.1% 156.7% 2.8% 965.3%
ROA 27.05
2.22
8.32
9.70
10.52
5.84
4.96
6.14
1.94
1.90
0.43
growth rate -91.8% 274.8% 16.6% 8.5% -44.5% -15.1% 23.8% -68.4% -2.1% -77.4%
ROE 65.78
5.06
18.92
19.69
20.37
12.02
10.34
11.98
3.94
4.24
1.01
growth rate -92.3% 273.9% 4.1% 3.5% -41.0% -14.0% 15.9% -67.1% 7.6% -76.2%
ROIC 48.53
5.24
15.96
16.80
17.02
9.05
8.46
9.26
3.24
2.96
1.76
growth rate -89.2% 204.6% 5.3% 1.3% -46.8% -6.5% 9.5% -65.0% -8.6% -40.5%
Cur. Ratio 1.95
2.53
2.63
2.56
3.78
2.36
2.82
2.03
1.60
1.40
1.56
growth rate 29.7% 4.0% -2.7% 47.7% -37.6% 19.5% -28.0% -21.2% -12.5% 11.4%
Quick Ratio 1.23
1.73
1.87
1.80
2.62
1.90
1.98
1.03
0.82
0.75
0.85
growth rate 40.7% 8.1% -3.7% 45.6% -27.5% 4.2% -48.0% -20.4% -8.5% 13.3%
Leverage 2.02
2.49
2.10
1.97
1.91
2.21
1.98
1.93
2.12
2.35
2.41
growth rate 23.3% -15.7% -6.2% -3.1% 15.7% -10.4% -2.5% 9.8% 10.9% 2.6%
Balance Sheet Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17 Dec '18
Acct.Receivable 912.31
858.30
1,508.00
1,454.70
1,283.30
771.80
807.20
785.60
732.40
753.50
growth rate -5.9% 75.7% -3.5% -11.8% -39.9% 4.6% -2.7% -6.8% 2.9%
Acct.Payable 796.30
826.90
447.40
271.50
284.60
306.00
343.80
288.40
growth rate 3.8% -45.9% -39.3% 4.8% 7.5% 12.4% -16.1%
Cur.Assets 1,940.14
2,241.10
3,538.10
3,386.10
3,227.60
3,341.30
2,482.00
1,915.10
1,855.60
1,895.10
growth rate 15.5% 57.9% -4.3% -4.7% 3.5% -25.7% -22.8% -3.1% 2.1%
Total Assets 3,473.80
5,217.10
7,477.50
7,862.80
8,752.90
7,498.20
7,855.20
8,273.60
9,645.50
9,754.40
growth rate 50.2% 43.3% 5.2% 11.3% -14.3% 4.8% 5.3% 16.6% 1.1%
Cash 167.80
529.10
1,004.00
574.80
463.80
1,011.30
375.20
123.10
140.20
182.60
growth rate 215.3% 89.8% -42.8% -19.3% 118.1% -62.9% -67.2% 13.9% 30.2%
Inventory 684.61
680.40
993.00
947.70
906.90
552.60
578.80
705.30
710.40
690.90
growth rate -0.6% 45.9% -4.6% -4.3% -39.1% 4.7% 21.9% 0.7% -2.7%
Cur.Liabilities 999.12
886.80
1,345.60
1,322.40
853.50
1,414.80
880.90
941.20
1,162.90
1,353.50
growth rate -11.2% 51.7% -1.7% -35.5% 65.8% -37.7% 6.9% 23.6% 16.4%
Liabilities 1,754.10
3,122.50
3,920.20
3,862.60
4,173.20
4,101.60
3,880.70
3,978.00
5,093.30
5,593.70
growth rate 78.0% 25.6% -1.5% 8.0% -1.7% -5.4% 2.5% 28.0% 9.8%
LT Debt 107.10
1,146.40
1,031.80
999.30
1,667.70
1,509.00
1,512.00
1,514.90
2,214.70
2,451.80
growth rate 970.4% -10.0% -3.2% 66.9% -9.5% 0.2% 0.2% 46.2% 10.7%
Equity 1,718.30
2,094.60
3,553.80
4,000.30
4,579.80
3,392.50
3,969.70
4,294.40
4,550.70
4,159.20
growth rate 21.9% 69.7% 12.6% 14.5% -25.9% 17.0% 8.2% 6.0% -8.6%
Common Shares 165.00
166.00
191.00
191.00
191.00
191.00
191.00
191.00
191.00
191.00
191.00
growth rate 0.6% 15.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Cash Flow Statement Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17 Dec '18
Capital Expenditures 158.50
162.70
236.40
331.60
526.00
708.90
1,022.60
1,303.90
1,202.20
743.50
growth rate 2.7% 45.3% 40.3% 58.6% 34.8% 44.3% 27.5% -7.8% -38.2%
Cash Dividends 82.50
396.00
51.40
248.50
328.00
268.00
47.90
172.30
220.10
57.40
growth rate 380.0% -87.0% 383.5% 32.0% -18.3% -82.1% 259.7% 27.7% -73.9%
Cash From OA 802.70
534.80
1,150.40
960.00
733.80
755.70
719.10
669.40
445.40
306.80
growth rate -33.4% 115.1% -16.6% -23.6% 3.0% -4.8% -6.9% -33.5% -31.1%
FCF per Share -1.53
3.65
4.13
2.70
0.93
0.56
-0.76
-2.89
-4.26
-2.93
-1.40
growth rate 100.0% 13.2% -34.6% -65.6% -39.8% -100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Sale Purchase of Stock -2.40
-78.40
-1.50
4.10
1.70
2.60
2.80
2.20
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% -58.5% 52.9% 7.7% -21.4%
FCF 635.00
362.00
663.00
468.00
133.00
36.00
-312.00
-640.00
-766.00
-448.00
-206.00
growth rate -43.0% 83.2% -29.4% -71.6% -72.9% -100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Income Statement Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17 Dec '18
Sales 4,794.40
3,573.80
6,215.10
5,188.50
5,188.30
3,950.40
3,821.70
4,175.50
3,456.60
3,627.00
growth rate -25.5% 73.9% -16.5% 0.0% -23.9% -3.3% 9.3% -17.2% 4.9%
Op.Income 1,192.30
241.90
982.80
1,142.90
1,102.70
635.20
622.40
689.80
308.10
310.40
growth rate -79.7% 306.3% 16.3% -3.5% -42.4% -2.0% 10.8% -55.3% 0.8%
IBT 1,199.10
126.50
803.70
1,062.70
1,011.10
548.80
534.60
681.90
239.10
300.90
growth rate -89.5% 535.3% 32.2% -4.9% -45.7% -2.6% 27.6% -64.9% 25.9%
Net Income 871.40
96.90
601.80
732.60
880.20
412.80
380.50
495.20
174.10
184.60
growth rate -88.9% 521.1% 21.7% 20.2% -53.1% -7.8% 30.1% -64.8% 6.0%
EPS 5.28
0.58
2.34
2.95
3.48
2.16
1.99
2.59
0.91
0.96
0.22
growth rate -89.0% 303.5% 26.1% 18.0% -37.9% -7.9% 30.2% -64.9% 5.5% -77.1%
Gross Profit 2,241.50
1,229.90
2,370.80
2,353.70
2,342.30
1,704.60
1,610.70
1,915.00
1,254.30
1,212.40
growth rate -45.1% 92.8% -0.7% -0.5% -27.2% -5.5% 18.9% -34.5% -3.3%
R&D 18.70
18.50
22.10
25.60
13.90
12.20
14.70
13.70
16.60
growth rate -1.1% 19.5% 15.8% -45.7% -12.2% 20.5% -6.8% 21.2%

Quarterly Statements

Item Name Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18
Earnings BIT 26.80
81.60
136.60
-23.10
-62.10
growth rate 204.5% 67.4% -100.0% 0.0%
Balance Sheet Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18
Acct.Receivable 537.10
753.50
738.90
663.20
696.30
growth rate 40.3% -1.9% -10.2% 5.0%
Acct.Payable 239.10
288.40
221.10
202.60
243.00
growth rate 20.6% -23.3% -8.4% 19.9%
Cur.Assets 1,817.00
1,895.10
1,922.00
1,826.90
2,274.00
growth rate 4.3% 1.4% -5.0% 24.5%
Total Assets 9,700.90
9,754.40
9,536.50
9,676.10
10,292.10
growth rate 0.6% -2.2% 1.5% 6.4%
Cash 277.40
182.60
329.60
207.00
318.20
growth rate -34.2% 80.5% -37.2% 53.7%
Inventory 719.10
690.90
568.20
682.20
727.20
growth rate -3.9% -17.8% 20.1% 6.6%
Cur.Liabilities 743.10
1,353.50
1,343.40
1,616.70
1,550.80
growth rate 82.1% -0.8% 20.3% -4.1%
Liabilities 5,437.40
5,593.70
5,535.00
5,538.10
6,101.30
growth rate 2.9% -1.1% 0.1% 10.2%
LT Debt 2,951.20
2,451.80
2,451.40
2,157.40
2,723.90
growth rate -16.9% 0.0% -12.0% 26.3%
Equity 4,261.90
4,159.20
4,000.00
4,136.40
4,189.20
growth rate -2.4% -3.8% 3.4% 1.3%
Common Shares 191.40
191.40
191.40
191.40
191.40
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Cash Flow Statement Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18
Capital Expenditures 212.70
127.20
88.40
108.40
132.10
growth rate -40.2% -30.5% 22.6% 21.9%
Cash Dividends 67.00
67.00
67.00
67.00
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Cash From OA -1.90
-75.70
232.80
59.40
-16.30
growth rate 0.0% 100.0% -74.5% -100.0%
Sale Purchase of Stock
growth rate
FCF -214.60
-202.90
144.40
-49.00
-148.40
growth rate 0.0% 100.0% -100.0% 0.0%
Income Statement Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18
Sales 726.50
1,032.10
1,169.80
811.90
840.10
growth rate 42.1% 13.3% -30.6% 3.5%
Op.Income 26.80
81.60
136.60
-23.10
-62.10
growth rate 204.5% 67.4% -100.0% 0.0%
IBT 18.10
90.70
105.90
-43.70
-88.50
growth rate 401.1% 16.8% -100.0% 0.0%
Net Income 12.20
31.90
76.40
-32.00
-63.40
growth rate 161.5% 139.5% -100.0% 0.0%
EPS
growth rate
Gross Profit 212.40
295.60
395.10
230.30
190.10
growth rate 39.2% 33.7% -41.7% -17.5%
R&D 3.80
4.00
2.00
4.90
3.00
growth rate 5.3% -50.0% 145.0% -38.8%

Growth Grade & Financial Ratios

All financial ratios below are calculated based on latest annual statements available and present the most up to date snapshot of a company finances.

Growth Grade

Historical Growth Grade:

F (0.00)

YOY Growth Grade:

F (5.75)

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Market Ratios

Profitability Ratios

Liquidity Ratios

Efficiency Ratios

Value Price

PE and EPS

Historical Current Forward
PE 254.93 242.99 12.56
EPS / Growth 405.4% 0.07 4.6%

Value Price & Investment Recovery Time

Read more about Stock2Own value price in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

Equity Growth Rate: 1.9%

Estimates Pessimistic Moderate Optimistic My Numbers
Rate of Return 15.0%
MOS Price % 50 %
Future EPS Growth 1.9% 3.2% 3.2%
Future PE 3.76 9.51 9.51
Future EPS 0.08 0.09 0.09
Value Price
MOS %
0.08
-99.5%
0.22
-98.7%
0.22
-98.7%
MOS Price 0.04 0.11 0.11
IRT 91.37 67.70 67.70

Graham Number:

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