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Exploring Three German Growth Stocks With High Insider Ownership On The German Exchange

Amidst a backdrop of mixed performances across major European stock indexes, with Germany's DAX experiencing a slight decline, investors continue to seek solid opportunities in growth-oriented companies. High insider ownership can be an indicator of confidence in a company's future prospects, making such stocks particularly interesting in the current economic environment.

Top 10 Growth Companies With High Insider Ownership In Germany

Name

Insider Ownership

Earnings Growth

pferdewetten.de (XTRA:EMH)

26.8%

73.5%

Deutsche Beteiligungs (XTRA:DBAN)

35.3%

31.4%

YOC (XTRA:YOC)

24.8%

21.8%

NAGA Group (XTRA:N4G)

14.1%

58.1%

Exasol (XTRA:EXL)

25.3%

107.4%

Beyond Frames Entertainment (DB:8WP)

10.9%

81.9%

Alelion Energy Systems (DB:2FZ)

37.4%

106.6%

Stratec (XTRA:SBS)

30.9%

22%

elumeo (XTRA:ELB)

25.8%

99.1%

Friedrich Vorwerk Group (XTRA:VH2)

18%

29.9%

Click here to see the full list of 17 stocks from our Fast Growing German Companies With High Insider Ownership screener.

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Here we highlight a subset of our preferred stocks from the screener.

Hypoport

Simply Wall St Growth Rating: ★★★★☆☆

Overview: Hypoport SE is a technology-based financial service provider in Germany, with a market capitalization of approximately €2.11 billion.

Operations: The firm operates primarily as a technology-driven financial service provider in Germany.

Insider Ownership: 35.1%

Earnings Growth Forecast: 35.9% p.a.

Hypoport SE, a German growth company with high insider ownership, has demonstrated robust financial performance, with its first-quarter sales rising to €107.47 million from €93.72 million year-over-year and net income increasing significantly to €3.04 million. The company's earnings are expected to grow by 35.85% annually, outpacing the German market's average. However, its revenue growth forecast of 12.6% per year falls short of the high-growth benchmark of 20%, and its projected Return on Equity is considered low at 9.1%.

XTRA:HYQ Earnings and Revenue Growth as at May 2024
XTRA:HYQ Earnings and Revenue Growth as at May 2024

Stratec

Simply Wall St Growth Rating: ★★★★☆☆

Overview: Stratec SE operates in Germany and internationally, designing and manufacturing automation and instrumentation solutions for in-vitro diagnostics and life sciences, with a market capitalization of approximately €550.66 million.

Operations: The company generates revenue by designing and manufacturing automation and instrumentation solutions for in-vitro diagnostics and life sciences across Germany, the European Union, and other international markets.

Insider Ownership: 30.9%

Earnings Growth Forecast: 22% p.a.

Stratec SE, a German growth company with substantial insider ownership, faces challenges with recent financial performance showing a downturn. In Q1 2024, sales dropped to €50.87 million from €60.48 million year-over-year, and net income decreased to €0.447 million from €1.37 million. Despite these setbacks, Stratec's earnings are expected to grow by 22% annually over the next three years, outperforming the German market forecast of 18.7%. However, its profit margins have declined and revenue growth projections remain below the high-growth benchmark of 20% per year.

XTRA:SBS Earnings and Revenue Growth as at May 2024
XTRA:SBS Earnings and Revenue Growth as at May 2024

Friedrich Vorwerk Group

Simply Wall St Growth Rating: ★★★★☆☆

Overview: Friedrich Vorwerk Group SE specializes in delivering solutions for the transformation and transportation of energy across Germany and Europe, with a market capitalization of approximately €330 million.

Operations: The company generates revenue through segments focused on electricity (€72.07 million), natural gas (€157.60 million), clean hydrogen (€28.59 million), and adjacent opportunities (€118.73 million).

Insider Ownership: 18%

Earnings Growth Forecast: 29.9% p.a.

Friedrich Vorwerk Group SE, a German growth company with high insider ownership, recently reported a positive Q1 2024 with sales rising to €76.71 million from €73.08 million year-over-year and net income increasing to €1.56 million from €0.748 million. Despite this, its forecasted annual earnings growth of 29.89% contrasts with a modest revenue increase projection of 6.7% per year, slightly above the market average but below high-growth benchmarks. The company's Return on Equity is expected to remain low at 10.9%.

XTRA:VH2 Earnings and Revenue Growth as at May 2024
XTRA:VH2 Earnings and Revenue Growth as at May 2024

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This article by Simply Wall St is general in nature. We provide commentary based on historical data and analyst forecasts only using an unbiased methodology and our articles are not intended to be financial advice. It does not constitute a recommendation to buy or sell any stock, and does not take account of your objectives, or your financial situation. We aim to bring you long-term focused analysis driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis may not factor in the latest price-sensitive company announcements or qualitative material. Simply Wall St has no position in any stocks mentioned.The analysis only considers stock directly held by insiders. It does not include indirectly owned stock through other vehicles such as corporate and/or trust entities. All forecast revenue and earnings growth rates quoted are in terms of annualised (per annum) growth rates over 1-3 years.

Companies discussed in this article include XTRA:HYQ XTRA:SBS and XTRA:VH2.

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