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Is Now An Opportune Moment To Examine KION GROUP AG (ETR:KGX)?

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KION GROUP AG (ETR:KGX), which is in the machinery business, and is based in Germany, saw significant share price movement during recent months on the XTRA, rising to highs of €61.04 and falling to the lows of €48.84. Some share price movements can give investors a better opportunity to enter into the stock, and potentially buy at a lower price. A question to answer is whether KION GROUP's current trading price of €52.3 reflective of the actual value of the mid-cap? Or is it currently undervalued, providing us with the opportunity to buy? Let’s take a look at KION GROUP’s outlook and value based on the most recent financial data to see if there are any catalysts for a price change.

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What is KION GROUP worth?

According to my valuation model, KION GROUP seems to be fairly priced at around 9.2% below my intrinsic value, which means if you buy KION GROUP today, you’d be paying a reasonable price for it. And if you believe the company’s true value is €57.6, then there isn’t much room for the share price grow beyond what it’s currently trading. Although, there may be an opportunity to buy in the future. This is because KION GROUP’s beta (a measure of share price volatility) is high, meaning its price movements will be exaggerated relative to the rest of the market. If the market is bearish, the company’s shares will likely fall by more than the rest of the market, providing a prime buying opportunity.

Can we expect growth from KION GROUP?

XTRA:KGX Past and Future Earnings, July 22nd 2019

Investors looking for growth in their portfolio may want to consider the prospects of a company before buying its shares. Although value investors would argue that it’s the intrinsic value relative to the price that matter the most, a more compelling investment thesis would be high growth potential at a cheap price. KION GROUP’s earnings growth are expected to be in the teens in the upcoming years, indicating a solid future ahead. This should lead to robust cash flows, feeding into a higher share value.

What this means for you:

Are you a shareholder? It seems like the market has already priced in KGX’s positive outlook, with shares trading around its fair value. However, there are also other important factors which we haven’t considered today, such as the financial strength of the company. Have these factors changed since the last time you looked at the stock? Will you have enough confidence to invest in the company should the price drop below its fair value?

Are you a potential investor? If you’ve been keeping an eye on KGX, now may not be the most advantageous time to buy, given it is trading around its fair value. However, the optimistic prospect is encouraging for the company, which means it’s worth further examining other factors such as the strength of its balance sheet, in order to take advantage of the next price drop.

Price is just the tip of the iceberg. Dig deeper into what truly matters – the fundamentals – before you make a decision on KION GROUP. You can find everything you need to know about KION GROUP in the latest infographic research report. If you are no longer interested in KION GROUP, you can use our free platform to see my list of over 50 other stocks with a high growth potential.

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