Is Montea Comm VA’s (EBR:MONT) CEO Paid Enough Relative To Peers?

Jo De Wolf became the CEO of Montea Comm VA (EBR:MONT) in 2010. This report will, first, examine the CEO compensation levels in comparison to CEO compensation at companies of similar size. After that, we will consider the growth in the business. Third, we’ll reflect on the total return to shareholders over three years, as a second measure of business performance. The aim of all this is to consider the appropriateness of CEO pay levels.

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How Does Jo De Wolf’s Compensation Compare With Similar Sized Companies?

Our data indicates that Montea Comm VA is worth €702m, and total annual CEO compensation is €575k. (This number is for the twelve months until 2017). While we always look at total compensation first, we note that the salary component is less, at €450k. We looked at a group of companies with market capitalizations from €353m to €1.4b, and the median CEO compensation was €497k.

So Jo De Wolf receives a similar amount to the median CEO pay, amongst the companies we looked at. Although this fact alone doesn’t tell us a great deal, it becomes more relevant when considered against the business performance.

The graphic below shows how CEO compensation at Montea Comm. VA has changed from year to year.

ENXTBR:MONT CEO Compensation November 26th 18
ENXTBR:MONT CEO Compensation November 26th 18

Is Montea Comm VA Growing?

On average over the last three years, Montea Comm VA has grown earnings per share (EPS) by 27% each year. In the last year, its revenue is up 14%.

This demonstrates that the company has been improving recently. A good result. IThis sort of respectable year-on-year revenue growth is often seen at a healthy, growing business.

Shareholders might be interested in this free visualization of analyst forecasts. .

Has Montea Comm VA Been A Good Investment?

Boasting a total shareholder return of 62% over three years, Montea Comm VA has done well by shareholders. This strong performance might mean some shareholders don’t mind if the CEO is paid more than is normal for a company of its size.

In Summary…

Remuneration for Jo De Wolf is close enough to the median pay for a CEO of a similar sized company .

The company is growing earnings per share and total shareholder returns have been pleasing. Indeed, many might consider the pay rather modest, given the solid company performance! CEO compensation is one thing, but it is also interesting to check if the CEO is buying or selling Montea Comm VA (free visualization of insider trades).

Or you might prefer gaze upon this detailed graph of past earnings, revenue and cash flow .

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The author is an independent contributor and at the time of publication had no position in the stocks mentioned. For errors that warrant correction please contact the editor at editorial-team@simplywallst.com.