DATAGROUP

DB: D6H

€474.2m market cap

€56.8 last close

DATAGROUP is a full IT outsourcing provider, focused on the German Mittelstand market. The company offers the full range of IT services on a modular basis, through its CORBOX “cloud-enabling platform”. Services include service desk, end-user services, data centre services, application management and SAP services.

Investment summary

DATAGROUP recorded strong 9M19 figures, with y-o-y revenue growth of 12.8% and EBITDA margin increasing by 27bp to 12.2% (pre-IFRS 15 and IFRS 16 impact), driven by first-time consolidation of UBL acquired in April 2019 and a solid order book. In addition, the company announced its 23rd post-IPO takeover in August of IT-Informatik, strengthening its SAP competences and customer base. Due to robust business progress to date and positive outlook for the digital industry in Germany, DATAGROUP confirmed its pre-IFRS 15 and IFRS 16 guidance for sales of €300m and EBITDA of over €38.5m (post-IFRS at over €295m and €45m, respectively).

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Actual 13.9 40.8 62.8
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52-week high/low €57.0/€29.0
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Key management
Max Schaber CEO