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French (CAC) Insurance Industry Analysis

UpdatedDec 07, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D3.7%
  • 3M15.2%
  • 1Y32.8%
  • YTD34.7%

Over the last 7 days, the Insurance industry has risen 2.7%, driven by gains from AXA of 3.2%. Meanwhile, Photonike Capital actually underperformed within the industry, shrinking 29% in the last week. This takes the industry's 12 month performance to a gain of 28%.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Thu, 09 Dec 2021€83.0b€179.2b€7.6b10.8x
Sat, 06 Nov 2021€82.9b€185.9b€7.7b10x
Mon, 04 Oct 2021€72.8b€185.9b€7.7b8.6x
Wed, 01 Sep 2021€73.6b€185.9b€7.7b8.5x
Thu, 08 Jul 2021€67.5b€185.9b€7.7b8.5x
Wed, 31 Mar 2021€72.7b€171.0b€5.8b12.8x
Sat, 02 Jan 2021€61.9b€165.6b€4.6b15.6x
Tue, 06 Oct 2020€50.4b€170.6b€4.3b13.6x
Fri, 10 Jul 2020€57.0b€164.4b€4.3b16x
Thu, 02 Apr 2020€48.5b€187.2b€5.1b8.3x
Sun, 05 Jan 2020€81.4b€199.8b€5.6b16.5x
Wed, 09 Oct 2019€76.9b€181.5b€3.7b18.5x
Tue, 02 Jul 2019€77.2b€183.7b€3.6b20.8x
Fri, 05 Apr 2019€75.3b€170.9b€3.8b24.6x
Mon, 07 Jan 2019€66.3b€162.0b€4.1b19.5x
PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: €66.3bTotal Earnings: €4.1bTotal Revenue: €162.0b0%0%0%3 Year10 Year

Current Industry PE: Investors are more pessimistic on the industry, considering it's trading at a PE ratio of 10.7x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 15.5x. It appears they believe that earnings will not grow as fast as they have historically.

Past Earnings Growth: The earnings for companies in the Insurance industry have grown 23% per year over the last three years, and revenues for these companies have grown 3.4% 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 Insurance industry?

General Insurance5.22%
Property and Casualty Insurance1.98%
Life and Health Insurance0.14%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Reinsurance industry even though it's trading below its 3-year average PE ratio of 20.9x. However analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 14%, which is lower than the prior year's growth of 181% per year. So the market might believe that analysts are underestimating future growth. Meanwhile, investors are most pessimistic about the Property and Casualty Insurance industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 35.9x.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Reinsurance industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 14% over the next 5 years. Meanwhile, the Property and Casualty Insurance industry is expected to see its earnings decline by 5.8% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

CS AXA1.2%+€744.9m28.3%PE11.1x
CNP CNP Assurances0.3%+€41.2m62.7%PE10.6x
COFA COFACE1.7%+€31.3m45.8%PE8.4x
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