Sofina Société Anonyme is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in direct and fund of funds investments.
Sofina Société Anonyme Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||€378.20|
|52 Week High||€221.50|
|52 Week Low||€412.00|
|1 Month Change||6.65%|
|3 Month Change||-4.59%|
|1 Year Change||60.59%|
|3 Year Change||128.66%|
|5 Year Change||200.64%|
|Change since IPO||2,827.22%|
Recent News & Updates
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|SOF||BE Diversified Financial||BE Market|
Return vs Industry: SOF exceeded the Belgian Diversified Financial industry which returned 41.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SOF exceeded the Belgian Market which returned 23.1% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: SOF is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Belgian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SOF's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
|1890||55||Harold Y. Boel||https://www.sofinagroup.com|
Sofina Société Anonyme is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in direct and fund of funds investments. Within direct investments, it specializes in growth capital, early, startup, later stages, mature, emerging growth, mid venture, late venture, industry consolidation, and LBO investments. The firm primarily invests in portfolio of companies that engages in digital transformation, consumer & retail, education, healthcare, energy and services, e-commerce, consumer goods, digital, satellite operations, industry, finance companies, and financial services worldwide.
Sofina Société Anonyme Fundamentals Summary
|SOF fundamental statistics|
Is SOF overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|SOF income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||€12.44m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||94.65|
|Net Profit Margin||98.67%|
How did SOF perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
0.8%Current Dividend Yield
Is Sofina Société Anonyme 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: SOF (€378.2) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€570.85)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SOF is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SOF is good value based on its PE Ratio (4x) compared to the Belgian Diversified Financial industry average (6.5x).
PE vs Market: SOF is good value based on its PE Ratio (4x) compared to the Belgian market (14.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate SOF's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SOF is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.2x) compared to the BE Diversified Financial industry average (1.1x).
How is Sofina Société Anonyme forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Diversified Financials industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Sofina Société Anonyme has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
How has Sofina Société Anonyme performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SOF has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SOF's current net profit margins (98.7%) are higher than last year (91.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SOF's earnings have grown significantly by 40.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SOF's earnings growth over the past year (655.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (40.3% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: SOF earnings growth over the past year (655.1%) exceeded the Diversified Financial industry 24.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: SOF's Return on Equity (30.7%) is considered high.
How is Sofina Société Anonyme's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SOF's short term assets (€1.0B) exceed its short term liabilities (€53.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: SOF's short term assets (€1.0B) exceed its long term liabilities (€7.5M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SOF is debt free.
Reducing Debt: SOF has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 4.4%.
Debt Coverage: SOF has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: SOF has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Sofina Société Anonyme current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SOF's dividend (0.8%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Belgian market (1.53%).
High Dividend: SOF's dividend (0.8%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Belgian market (4.37%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SOF is not paying a notable dividend for the Belgian market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: SOF is not paying a notable dividend for the Belgian market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: SOF is not paying a notable dividend for the Belgian market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of SOF's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Belgian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Harold Y. Boel (57 yo)
Mr. Harold Y. H. Boel is the Chief Executive Officer and Director at Sofina Société Anonyme since 2008. Mr. Boel serves as Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer at Henex SA. He held management position...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Insufficient data to establish whether Harold Y.'s total compensation is reasonable compared to companies of similar size in the Belgian market.
Compensation vs Earnings: Harold Y.'s compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: SOF's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: SOF's board of directors are considered experienced (9.8 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.
Sofina Société Anonyme's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Sofina Société Anonyme
- Ticker: SOF
- Exchange: ENXTBR
- Founded: 1890
- Industry: Multi-Sector Holdings
- Sector: Diversified Financials
- Market Cap: €12.748b
- Shares outstanding: 33.71m
- Website: https://www.sofinagroup.com
Number of Employees
- Sofina Société Anonyme
- Rue de l’Industrie, 31
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/23 17:58|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/22 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.