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Executive Summary

Sioen Industries NV provides coated technical textiles and apparels.

Snowflake Analysis

Undervalued with excellent balance sheet and pays a dividend.

Share Price & News

How has Sioen Industries's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: SIOE has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




BE Luxury


BE Market

1 Year Return




BE Luxury


BE Market

Return vs Industry: SIOE underperformed the Belgian Luxury industry which returned -6.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SIOE underperformed the Belgian Market which returned -24% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day1.5%3.3%-2.8%
30 Day-6.3%1.7%0.3%
90 Day3.9%22.7%10.6%
1 Year-36.0%-36.0%-3.1%-4.7%-21.4%-22.6%
3 Year-37.8%-39.6%44.6%36.2%-23.3%-27.9%
5 Year26.4%18.9%94.3%75.9%-22.3%-30.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Sioen Industries's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

Simply Wall St News


Is Sioen Industries 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: SIOE (€17.15) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€24.19)

Significantly Below Fair Value: SIOE is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: SIOE is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.3x) compared to the Luxury industry average (15.9x).

PE vs Market: SIOE is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.3x) compared to the Belgian market (14.3x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: SIOE is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.7x)

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: SIOE is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.4x) compared to the XE Luxury industry average (1.2x).

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Future Growth

How is Sioen Industries forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: SIOE's forecast earnings growth (16.5% per year) is above the savings rate (1.6%).

Earnings vs Market: SIOE's earnings (16.5% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Belgian market (18.9% per year).

High Growth Earnings: SIOE's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: SIOE's revenue (3.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Belgian market (3% per year).

High Growth Revenue: SIOE's revenue (3.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: SIOE's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (12.5%).

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Past Performance

How has Sioen Industries performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: SIOE has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: SIOE's current net profit margins (5.4%) are lower than last year (6.7%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SIOE's earnings have grown by 9.1% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: SIOE's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: SIOE had negative earnings growth (-18.8%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Luxury industry average (-16.7%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: SIOE's Return on Equity (11.4%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Sioen Industries's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: SIOE's short term assets (€242.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (€122.4M).

Long Term Liabilities: SIOE's short term assets (€242.1M) exceed its long term liabilities (€137.8M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: SIOE's debt to equity ratio (59.8%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: SIOE's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 82% to 59.8% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: SIOE's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (32.2%).

Interest Coverage: SIOE's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (13.6x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is Sioen Industries's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: SIOE's dividend (3.79%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Belgian market (2.59%).

High Dividend: SIOE's dividend (3.79%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Belgian market (5.54%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: SIOE's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: SIOE's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (46.8%), SIOE's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: SIOE's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (35.8% payout ratio).

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average board tenure


Michèle Sioen (55yo)

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Mrs. Michèle Sioen has been the Chief Executive Officer of Sioen Industries NV since 2005 and has been its Managing Director since March 22, 2005 and serves as its Member of Management Committee. She serve ...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Michèle's total compensation ($USD826.27K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Belgian market ($USD454.25K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Michèle's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Board Members

Michèle Sioen
CEO, MDno data€734.97kno data
Pascale Sioen
CEO of Sioen Chemicalsno data€25.00kno data
Dirk Meeus
Non-Executive Independent Director4.5yrs€34.00kno data
Danielle Parein-Sioen
Non-Executive Directorno data€22.50kno data
Pierre Macharis
Non-Executive Independent Director4.5yrs€25.00kno data
Jules Noten
Non-Executive Independent Director9.5yrs€35.75kno data
Michel Delbaere
Independent Chairman4.17yrs€53.00kno data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: SIOE's board of directors are considered experienced (4.5 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.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Sioen Industries NV's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Sioen Industries NV
  • Ticker: SIOE
  • Exchange: ENXTBR
  • Founded: 1960
  • Industry: Textiles
  • Sector: Consumer Durables
  • Market Cap: €338.651m
  • Shares outstanding: 19.75m
  • Website: https://www.sioen.com

Number of Employees


  • Sioen Industries NV
  • Fabriekstraat 23
  • Ardooie
  • West Flanders
  • 8850
  • Belgium


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
SIOEENXTBR (Euronext Brussels)YesOrdinary SharesBEEUROct 1996
0NOHLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesGBEUROct 1996
SIOEBBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesOrdinary SharesGBEUROct 1996


Sioen Industries NV provides coated technical textiles and apparels. It operates through three segments: Coating, Apparel, and Chemicals. The Coating segment offers yarns and woven fabrics; non-woven fabrics, including films and sheets for automotive and industrial sector; coated technical textiles; and finished products, as well as processes coated fabrics and PVC membranes for industrial applications. The Apparel segment provides professional and chainsaw protective clothing; fire intervention suits; life jackets and floatation suits; professional drysuits; workwear; ballistic jackets; and hunting, fishing, and lifestyle clothing. The Chemicals segment offers pigment pastes, printing inks and extenders, varnishes, digital inks, color dispersions, and clearing agents. The company also engages in the real estate activities. It operates in France, Germany, Eastern Europe, Belgium, the Netherlands, Scandinavia, the United Kingdom, Italy, the United States, Austria, China, Spain, Switzerland, Portugal, Ireland, and internationally. The company was founded in 1960 and is based in Ardooie, Belgium. Sioen Industries NV is a subsidiary of Sihold NV. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/07/02 20:58
End of Day Share Price2020/07/02 00:00
Annual Earnings2019/12/31

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.