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Sonova Holding is a hearing instrument manufacturer based in Switzerland. Co. specializes in the design, development, manufacture, and worldwide distribution of technologically advanced wireless and hearing systems for adults and children with hearing impairment. Co. offers a range of digital hearing instruments, along with high tech specialty products and complementary wireless communications systems. Co. comprises two hearing instrument divisions, Phonak and Unitron Hearing, as well as Phonak Communications, a developer of wireless communication devices for both hearing instrument and other applications.
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A director at Sonova Holding Ag sold 2,090 shares at 222.479CHF and the significance rating of the trade was 83/100. Is that information sufficient for you to make an investment decision? This report gives details of those trades and adds context and analysis to them such that you can judge whether these trading decisions are ones worth following. Included in the report is a detailed share price chart which plots discretionary trades by all the company's directors over the last two years clearly showing Close periods where trading activity is restricted under listing rules. The names of bo...
SONOVA HOLDING AG (CH), a company active in the Medical Equipment industry, reduced its market risk and raised its general evaluation. The independent financial analyst theScreener awarded an improved star rating to the company, which now shows 3 out of 4 possible stars; its market behaviour has improved and can be considered as defensive. theScreener believes that this new assessment merits an overall rating upgrade to Slightly Positive. As of the analysis date June 14, 2019, the closing price was CHF 230.60 and its potential was estimated at CHF 242.13.
Sonova's second-half results showed material sequential improvement, largely due to a successful launch of the Marvel platform. We're maintaining our fair value estimate and narrow moat rating. The shares appear slightly overvalued at current levels. Sonova's strong finish to the year in the wholesale business was largely expected as the firm's November launch of Audeo Marvel reaccelerated unit volume and meaningfully improved pricing. The hearing instruments business (wholesale) overall was up 8% in local currency in the second half (versus 0.5% in the first half), with Europe, the Middle Ea...
On 9 May 2019, the Company issued convertible bonds for a total principal amount of EUR 150 million. The sole agenda item relates to the proposed approval and ratification, in accordance with Article 556 of the Belgian Companies Code, of conditions of the convertible bonds in case of a change of control. These are standard provisions and they are in line with the market practice. Hence, we see no reason for shareholder concern and recommend to approve.
General: Hella is a leading automotive supplier with over 125 locations in some 35 countries. In financial year 2018/2019, the Company generated sales of EUR 7.0bn with around 39,000 employees. Hella specialises in innovative lighting systems and vehicle electronics in its segments Automotive and Aftermarket. Furthermore, in its Special Applications segment, Hella develops, manufactures and sells lighting and electronic products for specialist vehicles. As of 31 May 2019, a total of 60.00% of the Company's shares were covered by a pool agreement of family shareholders. A total of 62 members o...
In general, NN Group is in compliance with the Dutch regulations relating to the organisation and procedures of the Extraordinary General Meeting. On August 12, 2019, the Company announced that Mr. Lard Friese stepped down as CEO of the Company to become the new CEO of Dutch competitor Aegon. ECGS notes that the sole agenda item of this EGM (ITEM 2) concerns the intended appointment of Mr. David Knibbe as CEO and member of the executive board of NN Group. According to Dutch law and the Company's Articles of Association, shareholders are NOT entitled to vote on such agenda item; it is a discus...
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