The Dutch stock IMCD is currently traded with one the highest CAPE-ratios of the European chemical companies. Currently the share is now traded at 777 times the past 10 year's average profit per shares. With this the stock trades way higher than the average European stock of the chemical companies which now costs 37 times the average 10-years EPS.
We further see that over the past year the European chemical companies yielded 32 percent higher staan. They performed worse than the Americans sector that yielded 43 percent.The American sector trades with a Shiller PE 19. The CAPE-ratio's level doesn't seemt to have a relation with the price returns as the higher returns don't all have higher CAPE-ratios.
Over the current book year the total revenue will be 1,83 billion Euro (consensus estimates). This is slightly more than 2016's revenue of 1,71 billion Euro.
The analysts expect for 2017 a net profit of 113 million Euro. For this year the majority of the analysts, consulted by press agency Thomson Reuters, expects a profit per share of 2,15 Euro. So the price/earnings-ratio equals 21,69.
For this year the analysts expect a dividend of 0,63 cent per share. The dividend yield is then 1,35 percent. The average dividend yield of the chemical companies equals a limited 0,63 percent.
At 16.32 the stock trades 1,42 percent higher at 46,63 Euro.
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