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French (CAC) Banks Industry Analysis

UpdatedDec 05, 2023
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D3.2%
  • 3M-0.9%
  • 1Y13.4%
  • YTD8.4%

Crédit Agricole is up 2.7%, leading the way for the Banks industry, which has gained 1.7%. This means that the industry has gained 12% over the past year. Looking forward, earnings are forecast to grow by 2.1% annually.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the French Banks Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Tue, 05 Dec 2023€132.0b€111.1b€22.0b5.6x6x1.2x
Thu, 02 Nov 2023€123.9b€109.7b€22.4b5.4x5.5x1.1x
Sat, 30 Sep 2023€134.9b€109.6b€22.4b5.7x6x1.2x
Mon, 28 Aug 2023€134.8b€109.8b€22.6b5.6x6x1.2x
Wed, 26 Jul 2023€133.0b€97.0b€17.7b5x7.5x1.4x
Fri, 23 Jun 2023€127.4b€96.9b€17.7b5.2x7.2x1.3x
Sun, 21 May 2023€136.9b€96.9b€17.7b5x7.8x1.4x
Tue, 18 Apr 2023€131.4b€96.0b€17.1b4.8x7.7x1.4x
Thu, 16 Mar 2023€121.5b€96.0b€17.3b4.5x7x1.3x
Sat, 11 Feb 2023€144.8b€99.3b€17.7b4.7x8.2x1.5x
Mon, 09 Jan 2023€136.4b€98.1b€18.0b4.4x7.6x1.4x
Wed, 07 Dec 2022€122.2b€101.4b€17.6b4.1x6.9x1.2x
Fri, 04 Nov 2022€116.5b€95.5b€18.1b4.1x6.4x1.2x
Sun, 02 Oct 2022€105.4b€95.4b€18.0b4.4x5.9x1.1x
Tue, 30 Aug 2022€111.9b€95.2b€17.8b5.3x6.3x1.2x
Thu, 28 Jul 2022€107.8b€96.6b€20.4b5.1x5.3x1.1x
Sat, 25 Jun 2022€115.3b€96.6b€20.4b5.2x5.6x1.2x
Mon, 23 May 2022€127.6b€96.6b€20.4b5.5x6.3x1.3x
Wed, 20 Apr 2022€121.5b€94.5b€20.6b5.6x5.9x1.3x
Fri, 18 Mar 2022€129.2b€94.4b€20.5b5.7x6.3x1.4x
Sun, 13 Feb 2022€163.8b€94.0b€19.3b6.1x8.5x1.7x
Tue, 11 Jan 2022€159.1b€93.6b€18.0b7.5x8.9x1.7x
Thu, 09 Dec 2021€145.2b€93.6b€18.0b6.8x8.1x1.6x
Sat, 06 Nov 2021€151.3b€91.5b€17.0b7.3x8.9x1.7x
Mon, 04 Oct 2021€137.7b€90.3b€16.3b6.8x8.4x1.5x
Wed, 01 Sep 2021€140.5b€89.9b€16.1b8.1x8.7x1.6x
Thu, 08 Jul 2021€135.4b€89.9b€16.1b8.6x8.4x1.5x
Wed, 31 Mar 2021€131.9b€85.3b€11.4b10.3x11.5x1.5x
Sat, 02 Jan 2021€110.1b€81.6b€9.3b12x11.8x1.3x
Price to Earnings Ratio


Total Market Cap: €110.1bTotal Earnings: €9.3bTotal Revenue: €81.6bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
French Banks Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 7.9x20222023
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the French Banks industry, indicating that they anticipate long term growth rates will be lower than they have historically.
  • The industry is trading at a PE ratio of 5.9x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 7.9x.
  • The 3-year average PS ratio of 1.4x is higher than the industry's current PS ratio of 1.2x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Banks industry have grown 25% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 10% per year.
  • This means that more sales are being generated by these companies overall, and subsequently their profits are increasing too.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the French Financials industry?

FR Market0.43%
Diversified Banks3.38%
Regional Banks0.36%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Diversified Banks industry even though it's trading below its 3-year average PE ratio of 8.1x.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 2.1%, which is lower than the prior year's growth of 13.5% per year.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Regional Banks industry, which is trading close to its 3-year average of 6.3x.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Diversified Banks industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 2.1% over the next 5 years.
  • However this is lower than its past earnings growth rate of 14% per year.
  • In contrast, the Diversified Banks industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 2.1% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

Which companies have driven the market over the last 7 days?

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
BNP BNP Paribas€58.473.6%
ACA Crédit Agricole€12.133.4%
GLE Société Générale Société anonyme€23.082.6%
CRSU Caisse Régionale de Crédit Agricole Mutuel Sud Rhône Alpes€123.005.1%
CRLA Caisse Régionale de Crédit Agricole Mutuel du Languedoc Société coopérative€50.402.8%
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