Flatex

DB: FTK

€528m market cap

€27 last close

Flatex (formerly FinTech Group) is an integrated online brokerage business. It covers two areas: technology and financial services, which includes a bank and a brokerage business.

Investment summary

Flatex (after its online brokerage brand; previously FinTech) reported a 10% y-o-y increase in revenue in H119. Earnings fell 9% y-o-y to €8.6m (ROE 10.8%) but were +5% y-o-y after adjusting for securities write downs. The successful roll-out of online brokerage to the Netherlands contributed to management raising its FY19 EBITDA margin guidance from 29% to 31% in August. Flatex expects to expand into Spain in Q419. Based on consensus, shares trade at a discount to peers on both P/E and EV/EBIT.

Sector
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Price performance
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Actual 15.9 20.8 49.7
Relative* 13.9 12.6 23.8
52-week high/low €29.0/€16.4
*% relative to local index
Key management
Frank Niehage CEO
Muhamad Said Chahrour CFO
Roman Kessler Head of Corporate Communications