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bpost/SA ENXTBR:BPOST Stock Report

Last Price

€5.56

Market Cap

€1.1b

7D

0.4%

1Y

-46.2%

Updated

16 May, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
BPOST fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation3/6
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health5/6
Dividends4/6

BPOST Stock Overview

bpost NV/SA, together with its subsidiaries, provides mail and parcel services to consumers, businesses, and government in Belgium, rest of Europe, the United States, and internationally.

bpost/SA Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for bpost/SA
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price€5.56
52 Week High€11.19
52 Week Low€5.25
Beta1.5
1 Month Change-3.72%
3 Month Change-9.00%
1 Year Change-46.23%
3 Year Change-42.95%
5 Year Change-74.23%
Change since IPO-61.79%

Recent News & Updates

May 05
Calculating The Intrinsic Value Of bpost NV/SA (EBR:BPOST)

Calculating The Intrinsic Value Of bpost NV/SA (EBR:BPOST)

Today we will run through one way of estimating the intrinsic value of bpost NV/SA ( EBR:BPOST ) by projecting its...

Shareholder Returns

BPOSTBE LogisticsBE Market
7D0.4%4.9%2.6%
1Y-46.2%-21.7%-3.9%

Return vs Industry: BPOST underperformed the Belgian Logistics industry which returned -21.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: BPOST underperformed the Belgian Market which returned -4.6% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is BPOST's price volatile compared to industry and market?
BPOST volatility
BPOST Average Weekly Movement6.0%
Logistics Industry Average Movement5.5%
Market Average Movement5.2%
10% most volatile stocks in BE Market7.9%
10% least volatile stocks in BE Market3.1%

Stable Share Price: BPOST is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Belgian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: BPOST's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
183037,819Dirk Tirezhttps://www.bpost.be

bpost NV/SA, together with its subsidiaries, provides mail and parcel services to consumers, businesses, and government in Belgium, rest of Europe, the United States, and internationally. The company operates in three segments: Mail & Retail; PaLo N. Am.; and PaLo Eurasia. Its mail and parcels services include collection, transport, sorting, and distribution of addressed and non-addressed mail, printed documents, newspapers, and parcels, as well as banking and financial products, e-commerce logistics, express delivery, proximity and convenience, document management, and related services.

bpost/SA Fundamentals Summary

How do bpost/SA's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
BPOST fundamental statistics
Market Cap€1.11b
Earnings (TTM)€231.90m
Revenue (TTM)€4.31b

4.8x

P/E Ratio

0.3x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
BPOST income statement (TTM)
Revenue€4.31b
Cost of Revenue€3.61b
Gross Profit€705.20m
Other Expenses€473.30m
Earnings€231.90m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date

Aug 04, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)1.16
Gross Margin16.35%
Net Profit Margin5.38%
Debt/Equity Ratio150.4%

How did BPOST perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

8.8%

Current Dividend Yield

42%

Payout Ratio

Does BPOST pay a reliable dividends?

See BPOST dividend history and benchmarks
When do you need to buy BPOST by to receive an upcoming dividend?
bpost/SA dividend dates
Ex Dividend DateMay 16 2022
Dividend Pay DateMay 18 2022
Days until Ex dividend1 day
Days until Dividend pay date1 day

Does BPOST pay a reliable dividends?

See BPOST dividend history and benchmarks

Valuation

Is bpost/SA undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

3/6

Valuation Score 3/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PE vs Industry

  • PE vs Market

  • PEG Ratio

  • PB vs Industry


4.8x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: BPOST (€5.56) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€5.03)

Significantly Below Fair Value: BPOST is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: BPOST is good value based on its PE Ratio (4.8x) compared to the European Logistics industry average (12.5x).

PE vs Market: BPOST is good value based on its PE Ratio (4.8x) compared to the Belgian market (11.9x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: BPOST's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: BPOST is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.2x) compared to the XE Logistics industry average (2.5x).


Future Growth

How is bpost/SA forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?

Future Growth Score

1/6

Future Growth Score 1/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


-2.6%

Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: BPOST's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-2.6% per year).

Earnings vs Market: BPOST's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-2.6% per year).

High Growth Earnings: BPOST's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: BPOST's revenue (2.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Belgian market (0.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: BPOST's revenue (2.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: BPOST's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (18.8%).


Past Performance

How has bpost/SA performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

5/6

Past Performance Score 5/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


-27.2%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: BPOST has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: BPOST's current net profit margins (5.4%) are higher than last year (0.3%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: BPOST's earnings have declined by 27.2% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: BPOST's earnings growth over the past year (1617.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (-27.2% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: BPOST earnings growth over the past year (1617.8%) exceeded the Logistics industry 38.6%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: BPOST's Return on Equity (24%) is considered high.


Financial Health

How is bpost/SA's financial position?

Financial Health Score

5/6

Financial Health Score 5/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: BPOST's short term assets (€1.9B) exceed its short term liabilities (€1.5B).

Long Term Liabilities: BPOST's short term assets (€1.9B) exceed its long term liabilities (€1.7B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: BPOST's net debt to equity ratio (29.2%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: BPOST's debt to equity ratio has increased from 6.4% to 150.4% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: BPOST's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (28.5%).

Interest Coverage: BPOST's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (11.9x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is bpost/SA current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

4/6

Dividend Score 4/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


8.81%

Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: BPOST's dividend (8.81%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Belgian market (1.71%).

High Dividend: BPOST's dividend (8.81%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Belgian market (5.9%)


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: BPOST has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: BPOST has only been paying a dividend for 9 years, and since then payments have fallen.


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (42.1%), BPOST's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonably low cash payout ratio (41.8%), BPOST's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.


Next Steps

Management

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

0.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Dirk Tirez

14.58yrs

Tenure

€460,746

Compensation

Mr. Dirk P. Tirez has been Chief Legal & Regulatory Officer and Group Company Secretary of bpost SA/NV since October 2007, Chief Executive Officer since July 1, 2021 and also has been its Director since Se...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Dirk's total compensation ($USD479.34K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Belgian market ($USD796.27K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Dirk's compensation with company performance.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: BPOST's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

Experienced Board: BPOST's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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

bpost NV/SA's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: bpost NV/SA
  • Ticker: BPOST
  • Exchange: ENXTBR
  • Founded: 1830
  • Industry: Air Freight and Logistics
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Implied Market Cap: €1.112b
  • Shares outstanding: 200.00m
  • Website: https://www.bpost.be

Number of Employees


Location

  • bpost NV/SA
  • Muntcentrum-Centre Monnaie
  • Brussels
  • Brussels
  • 1000
  • Belgium

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/16 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/16 00:00
Earnings2022/03/31
Annual Earnings2021/12/31


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.