RTL Stock Overview
RTL Group S.A., an entertainment company, operates television (TV) channels and radio stations, and provides streaming services in Germany, France, the Netherlands, Belgium, the United Kingdom, the United States, and internationally.
RTL Group Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||€52.45|
|52 Week High||€53.45|
|52 Week Low||€44.56|
|1 Month Change||2.54%|
|3 Month Change||4.48%|
|1 Year Change||6.30%|
|3 Year Change||2.34%|
|5 Year Change||n/a|
|Change since IPO||-17.74%|
Recent News & Updates
|RTL||AT Media||AT Market|
Return vs Industry: RTL exceeded the Austrian Media industry which returned -16.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: RTL matched the Austrian Market which returned 6.4% over the past year.
|RTL Average Weekly Movement||4.5%|
|Media Industry Average Movement||6.0%|
|Market Average Movement||5.7%|
|10% most volatile stocks in AT Market||8.1%|
|10% least volatile stocks in AT Market||3.0%|
Stable Share Price: RTL is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Austrian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: RTL's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
RTL Group S.A., an entertainment company, operates television (TV) channels and radio stations, and provides streaming services in Germany, France, the Netherlands, Belgium, the United Kingdom, the United States, and internationally. The RTL Deutschland segment operates RTL, Vox, Super RTL, Toggo Plus, NTV, Nitro, Vox Up, and RTL Up free-to-air channels; RTL Crime, RTL Passion, RTL Living, GEO Television, and Now! thematic pay channels; and RTL Zwei, an equity participation in the free-to-air channel.
RTL Group Fundamentals Summary
|RTL fundamental statistics|
Is RTL overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|RTL income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||€2.64b|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Apr 27, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||8.41|
|Net Profit Margin||19.60%|
How did RTL perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
6.7%Current Dividend Yield
Is RTL Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: RTL (€52.45) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€182.42)
Significantly Below Fair Value: RTL is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: RTL is good value based on its PE Ratio (6.3x) compared to the European Media industry average (17.1x).
PE vs Market: RTL is good value based on its PE Ratio (6.3x) compared to the Austrian market (14.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: RTL's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: RTL's PB Ratio (1.8x) is in line with the XE Media industry average.
How is RTL Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: RTL's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-15.3% per year).
Earnings vs Market: RTL's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-15.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: RTL's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: RTL's revenue (6.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Austrian market (2.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: RTL's revenue (6.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: RTL's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (17.7%).
How has RTL Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: RTL has a large one-off gain of €789.0M impacting its December 31 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: RTL's current net profit margins (19.6%) are higher than last year (8.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: RTL's earnings have grown by 8.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: RTL's earnings growth over the past year (164.4%) exceeds its 5-year average (8.4% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: RTL earnings growth over the past year (164.4%) exceeded the Media industry 62.2%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: RTL's Return on Equity (27.6%) is considered high.
How is RTL Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: RTL's short term assets (€5.6B) exceed its short term liabilities (€3.6B).
Long Term Liabilities: RTL's short term assets (€5.6B) exceed its long term liabilities (€1.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: RTL has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: RTL's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 28.3% to 13% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: RTL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (136.3%).
Interest Coverage: RTL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (57.4x coverage).
What is RTL Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: RTL's dividend (6.66%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Austrian market (1.58%).
High Dividend: RTL's dividend (6.66%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Austrian market (4.84%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: RTL's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: RTL's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (41.6%), RTL's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonable cash payout ratio (73.5%), RTL's dividend payments are covered by cash flows.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Thomas Rabe (56 yo)
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CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Thomas's total compensation ($USD1.50M) is about average for companies of similar size in the Austrian market ($USD2.13M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Thomas's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: RTL's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: RTL's board of directors are considered experienced (6 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
RTL Group S.A.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: RTL Group S.A.
- Ticker: RTL
- Exchange: WBAG
- Founded: 1924
- Industry: Broadcasting
- Sector: Media
- Implied Market Cap: €8.132b
- Shares outstanding: 154.74m
- Website: https://company.rtl.com/en/
Number of Employees
- RTL Group S.A.
- 43, Boulevard Pierre Frieden
- Luxembourg City
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/04/20 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/04/19 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.