First Berlin Equity Research has published a research update on Enapter AG (ISIN: DE000A255G02). Analyst Dr. Karsten von Blumenthal reiterated his BUY rating and increased the price target from EUR 24.00 to EUR 29.00.
Enapter has presented its 2021 annual report. The final figures largely match preliminary numbers. The Russian invasion of Ukraine has caused the price of natural gas to skyrocket further, making the production of natural gas-based grey hydrogen much more expensive. Although electricity prices have also risen sharply, the cost of wind and solar power remains at a low level. The competitiveness of green hydrogen produced directly from wind and solar power has thus improved significantly. In addition, green hydrogen is now also receiving strong support for geopolitical reasons (migration away from Russian natural gas). We therefore expect an accelerated capacity expansion at Enapter and raise our medium-term forecasts. Our valuation, from now on based only on a DCF model, yields a new price target of €29 (previously: €24). We confirm our Buy recommendation.