bpost SA/NV, together with its subsidiaries, provides mail and parcel services in Belgium, rest of Europe, the United States, and internationally.
Very undervalued with reasonable growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has bpost's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: BPOST's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: BPOST underperformed the Belgian Logistics industry which returned -11.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BPOST underperformed the Belgian Market which returned -28.1% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is bpost's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is bpost 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: BPOST (€6.16) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€14)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BPOST is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BPOST is good value based on its PE Ratio (8x) compared to the Logistics industry average (11.6x).
PE vs Market: BPOST is good value based on its PE Ratio (8x) compared to the Belgian market (13.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: BPOST is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BPOST is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.8x) compared to the XE Logistics industry average (1.8x).
How is bpost forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BPOST's forecast earnings growth (12.3% per year) is above the savings rate (0.7%).
Earnings vs Market: BPOST's earnings (12.3% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Belgian market (5.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: BPOST's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: BPOST's revenue (2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Belgian market (1.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BPOST's revenue (2% 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 high in 3 years time (27.4%)
How has bpost performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BPOST has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: BPOST's current net profit margins (4.1%) are lower than last year (7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BPOST's earnings have declined by -6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: BPOST's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: BPOST had negative earnings growth (-41.8%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Logistics industry average (14.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst BPOST's Return on Equity (22.66%) is high, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
How is bpost's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BPOST's short term assets (€1.4B) do not cover its short term liabilities (€1.5B).
Long Term Liabilities: BPOST's short term assets (€1.4B) do not cover its long term liabilities (€1.5B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BPOST's debt to equity ratio (146.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: BPOST's debt to equity ratio has increased from 10.7% to 146.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: BPOST's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (42.4%).
Interest Coverage: BPOST's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (9.1x coverage).
Inventory Level: BPOST has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: BPOST's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 1.4x debt).
What is bpost's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BPOST's dividend (11.85%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Belgian market (2.74%).
High Dividend: BPOST's dividend (11.85%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Belgian market (6.54%)
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 6 years, and since then payments have fallen.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (94.7%), BPOST's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: BPOST's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (64.4% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jean-Paul Van Avermaet
Mr. Jean-Paul Van Avermaet serves as Chief Executive Officer at bpost SA/NV since February 2020 and also serves as its Director since March 2020. His professional career developed quickly in the hotel, res ...
|CEO & Director||0.17yr||no data||no data|
|Chief Financial Officer||0.92yr||no data||no data|
|Head of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Legal Officer & Group Company Secretary||12.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief of Human Resources & Organisation||4.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief IT & Digital Officer||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: BPOST's management team is considered experienced (2.8 years average tenure).
|CEO & Director||0.17yr||no data||no data|
|Independent Chairman of the Board||2.92yrs||€58.16k||no data|
|Independent Director||5.58yrs||€38.82k||no data|
|Non-Executive Director||0.92yr||€19.45k||no data|
|Independent Director||5.58yrs||€38.82k||no data|
|Independent Director||2.92yrs||€42.32k||no data|
|Non-Executive Director||0.92yr||€22.98k||no data|
|Non-Executive Director||6.08yrs||€35.28k||no data|
|Non-Executive Director||2.92yrs||€29.98k||no data|
|Independent Director||2.92yrs||€49.39k||no data|
Experienced Board: BPOST's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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.
bpost SA/NV's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: bpost SA/NV
- Ticker: BPOST
- Exchange: ENXTBR
- Industry: Air Freight and Logistics
- Sector: Transportation
- Market Cap: €1.232b
- Shares outstanding: 200.00m
- Website: https://www.bpost.be
Number of Employees
- bpost SA/NV
- Place de la Monnaie
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|BPOST||ENXTBR (Euronext Brussels)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||BE||EUR||Jun 2013|
|13B||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jun 2013|
|0QF5||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||EUR||Jun 2013|
|BPOS.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Jun 2013|
|BPOSTB||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||EUR||Jun 2013|
|BPOS||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AT||EUR||Jun 2013|
|BPOST||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||CH||CHF||Jun 2013|
|BPOST N||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||MX||MXN||Jun 2013|
|BPOS.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||UNSPONSORD ADR||US||USD||Oct 2013|
bpost SA/NV, together with its subsidiaries, provides mail and parcel services in Belgium, rest of Europe, the United States, and internationally. The company operates through Mail & Retail Solutions, and Parcels & Logistics segments. 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 e-commerce logistics, express delivery, proximity and convenience, document management, and related services. The company also offers transactional mails, advertising mails, press, domestic and international parcels, logistic solutions, value-added services, international mails, banking and financial products, insurance, and distribution products. It serves private and public customers. The company is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/03 01:41|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/02 00:00|
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