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How Much Did Cicor Technologies Ltd.'s (VTX:CICN) CEO Pocket Last Year?

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Alexander Hagemann became the CEO of Cicor Technologies Ltd. (VTX:CICN) in 2016. This report will, first, examine the CEO compensation levels in comparison to CEO compensation at companies of similar size. After that, we will consider the growth in the business. And finally we will reflect on how common stockholders have fared in the last few years, as a secondary measure of performance. This process should give us an idea about how appropriately the CEO is paid.

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How Does Alexander Hagemann's Compensation Compare With Similar Sized Companies?

According to our data, Cicor Technologies Ltd. has a market capitalization of CHF172m, and paid its CEO total annual compensation worth CHF935k over the year to December 2018. While we always look at total compensation first, we note that the salary component is less, at CHF502k. When we examined a selection of companies with market caps ranging from CHF97m to CHF388m, we found the median CEO total compensation was CHF819k.

That means Alexander Hagemann receives fairly typical remuneration for the CEO of a company that size. While this data point isn't particularly informative alone, it gains more meaning when considered with business performance.

The graphic below shows how CEO compensation at Cicor Technologies has changed from year to year.

SWX:CICN CEO Compensation, January 4th 2020

Is Cicor Technologies Ltd. Growing?

On average over the last three years, Cicor Technologies Ltd. has grown earnings per share (EPS) by 79% each year (using a line of best fit). In the last year, its revenue is up 11%.

This demonstrates that the company has been improving recently. A good result. This sort of respectable year-on-year revenue growth is often seen at a healthy, growing business. Shareholders might be interested in this free visualization of analyst forecasts.

Has Cicor Technologies Ltd. Been A Good Investment?

I think that the total shareholder return of 106%, over three years, would leave most Cicor Technologies Ltd. shareholders smiling. So they may not be at all concerned if the CEO were to be paid more than is normal for companies around the same size.

In Summary...

Alexander Hagemann is paid around the same as most CEOs of similar size companies.

The company is growing earnings per share and total shareholder returns have been pleasing. Indeed, many might consider the pay rather modest, given the solid company performance! Shareholders may want to check for free if Cicor Technologies insiders are buying or selling shares.

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