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Market Cap

€2.0b

Last Updated

2021/05/11 19:00 UTC

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Executive Summary

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


Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet with reasonable growth potential.


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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 is more volatile than 90% of Belgian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.

Volatility Over Time: BPOST's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Belgian stocks.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

15.1%

BPOST

2.5%

BE Logistics

1.7%

BE Market


1 Year Return

66.2%

BPOST

83.7%

BE Logistics

31.5%

BE Market

Return vs Industry: BPOST underperformed the Belgian Logistics industry which returned 89.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: BPOST exceeded the Belgian Market which returned 31.1% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

BPOSTIndustryMarket
7 Day15.1%2.5%1.7%
30 Day21.0%5.1%3.9%
90 Day5.5%19.6%5.5%
1 Year66.2%66.2%90.1%83.7%33.5%31.5%
3 Year-25.5%-36.0%66.9%53.2%0.4%-4.4%
5 Year-46.6%-57.7%127.9%92.4%-2.1%-11.0%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is bpost's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

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

47.6%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: BPOST (€10.19) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€19.43)

Significantly Below Fair Value: BPOST is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: BPOST is poor value based on its PE Ratio (151.5x) compared to the European Logistics industry average (29.4x).

PE vs Market: BPOST is poor value based on its PE Ratio (151.5x) compared to the Belgian market (19.5x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: BPOST is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (5.6x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: BPOST's PB Ratio (3x) is in line with the XE Logistics industry average.


Future Growth

How is bpost forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?

27.1%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: BPOST's forecast earnings growth (27.1% per year) is above the savings rate (1.2%).

Earnings vs Market: BPOST's earnings (27.1% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Belgian market (15.4% per year).

High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: BPOST's revenue (4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Belgian market (4.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: BPOST's revenue (4% 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 (23.7%)


Past Performance

How has bpost performed over the past 5 years?

-25.1%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: BPOST has a large one-off loss of €196.6M impacting its March 31 2021 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: BPOST's current net profit margins (0.3%) are lower than last year (4%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: BPOST's earnings have declined by 25.1% 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 (-91.1%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Logistics industry average (-12.6%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: BPOST's Return on Equity (1.9%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is bpost's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: BPOST's short term assets (€1.7B) exceed its short term liabilities (€1.4B).

Long Term Liabilities: BPOST's short term assets (€1.7B) exceed its long term liabilities (€1.6B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: BPOST's debt to equity ratio (120.4%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: BPOST's debt to equity ratio has increased from 7.8% to 120.4% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: BPOST's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (62.9%).

Interest Coverage: BPOST's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (12x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

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

4.23%

Forecast Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate BPOST's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate BPOST's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BPOST's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BPOST's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: BPOST is not paying a notable dividend for the Belgian market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of BPOST's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Belgian market.


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Management

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

3.0yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Dirk Tirez

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Tenure

Mr. Dirk P. Tirez has been Chief Legal & Regulatory Officer, Group Company Secretary of bpost SA/NV since October 2007 and serves as its Interim Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Tirez is Chairman and Director ...


Board Members

Experienced Board: BPOST's board of directors are considered experienced (3 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

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


Key Information

  • Name: bpost SA/NV
  • Ticker: BPOST
  • Exchange: ENXTBR
  • Founded: NaN
  • Industry: Air Freight and Logistics
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Market Cap: €2.038b
  • Shares outstanding: 200.00m
  • Website: https://www.bpost.be

Number of Employees


Location

  • bpost SA/NV
  • Place de la Monnaie
  • Brussels
  • Brussels
  • 1000
  • Belgium

Listings


Biography

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 ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/05/11 19:00
End of Day Share Price2021/05/11 00:00
Earnings2021/03/31
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.