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SOF

Sofina Société AnonymeENXTBR:SOF Stock Report

Market Cap

€12.7b

7D

4.4%

1Y

60.6%

Updated

23 Oct, 2021

Data

Company Financials
SOF fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation4/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends0/6

SOF Overview

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

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Sofina Société Anonyme
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price€378.20
52 Week High€221.50
52 Week Low€412.00
Beta0.77
1 Month Change6.65%
3 Month Change-4.59%
1 Year Change60.59%
3 Year Change128.66%
5 Year Change200.64%
Change since IPO2,827.22%

Recent News & Updates

Apr 01
Sofina Société Anonyme (EBR:SOF) Has Got What It Takes To Be An Attractive Dividend Stock

Sofina Société Anonyme (EBR:SOF) Has Got What It Takes To Be An Attractive Dividend Stock

Is Sofina Société Anonyme ( EBR:SOF ) a good dividend stock? How can we tell? Dividend paying companies with growing...

Mar 10
Did Business Growth Power Sofina Société Anonyme's (EBR:SOF) Share Price Gain of 182%?

Did Business Growth Power Sofina Société Anonyme's (EBR:SOF) Share Price Gain of 182%?

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Shareholder Returns

SOFBE Diversified FinancialBE Market
7D4.4%1.8%2.0%
1Y60.6%41.7%23.1%

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.

Price Volatility

Is SOF's price volatile compared to industry and market?
SOF volatility
SOF Beta0.77
Industry Beta0.90
Market Beta1

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

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
189055Harold Y. Boelhttps://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

How do Sofina Société Anonyme's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
SOF fundamental statistics
Market Cap€12.75b
Earnings (TTM)€3.19b
Revenue (TTM)€3.23b

4.0x

P/E Ratio

3.9x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
SOF income statement (TTM)
Revenue€3.23b
Cost of Revenue€12.44m
Gross Profit€3.22b
Expenses€30.67m
Earnings€3.19b

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)94.65
Gross Margin99.62%
Net Profit Margin98.67%
Debt/Equity Ratio0.0%

How did SOF perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

0.8%

Current Dividend Yield

3%

Payout Ratio

Valuation

Is Sofina Société Anonyme undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

33.7%

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).


Future Growth

How is Sofina Société Anonyme forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

-17.4%

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.


Past Performance

How has Sofina Société Anonyme performed over the past 5 years?

40.3%

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.


Financial Health

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.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Sofina Société Anonyme current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

0.80%

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.


Next Steps

Management

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

0.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Harold Y. Boel (57 yo)

13.75yrs

Tenure

€1,637,000

Compensation

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.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: SOF's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

Experienced Board: SOF's board of directors are considered experienced (9.8 years average tenure).


Ownership

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

Sofina Société Anonyme's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • 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


Location

  • Sofina Société Anonyme
  • Rue de l’Industrie, 31
  • Brussels
  • Brussels
  • 1040
  • Belgium

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/10/23 17:58
End of Day Share Price2021/10/22 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.