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Villars Holding

SWX:VILN
Snowflake Description

Flawless balance sheet with moderate growth potential.

The Snowflake is generated from 30 checks in 5 different areas, read more below.
VILN
SWX
CHF84M
Market Cap
  1. Home
  2. CH
  3. Consumer Retailing
Company description

Villars Holding S.A. engages in retail, catering, and real estate businesses in Switzerland. The last earnings update was 35 days ago. More info.


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VILN Share Price and Events
7 Day Returns
0%
SWX:VILN
-0.3%
Europe Consumer Retailing
2.1%
CH Market
1 Year Returns
-14.9%
SWX:VILN
-3.7%
Europe Consumer Retailing
1.3%
CH Market
VILN Shareholder Return
  7 Day 30 Day 90 Day 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Villars Holding (VILN) 0% 0% 0% -14.9% 50.9% 47.3%
Europe Consumer Retailing -0.3% -2.4% -1.7% -3.7% -3.4% -13.2%
CH Market 2.1% 0.1% 1.5% 1.3% 12.3% 9.3%
1 Year Return vs Industry and Market
  • VILN underperformed the Consumer Retailing industry which returned -3.7% over the past year.
  • VILN underperformed the Market in Switzerland which returned 1.3% over the past year.
Price Volatility
VILN
Industry
5yr Volatility vs Market
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VILN Value

 Is Villars Holding undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

Value is all about what a company is worth versus what price it is available for. If you went into a grocery store and all the bananas were on sale at half price, they could be considered undervalued.
INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
Here we compare the current share price of Villars Holding to its discounted cash flow analysis.value.

The discounted cash flow value is simply looking at what the company is worth today, based on estimates of how much money it is expected to make in the future.
Raw Data

Below are the data sources, inputs and calculation used to determine the intrinsic value for Villars Holding.

SWX:VILN Discounted Cash Flow Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Valuation Model 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity
Levered Free Cash Flow Extrapolated from most recent financials. See below
Discount Rate (Cost of Equity) See below 8%
Perpetual Growth Rate 10-Year CH Government Bond Rate 3.3%

An important part of a discounted cash flow is the discount rate, below we explain how it has been calculated.

Calculation of Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity for SWX:VILN
Data Point Calculation/ Source Result
Risk-Free Rate 10-Year CH Govt Bond Rate 3.3%
Equity Risk Premium S&P Global 6%
Consumer Retailing Unlevered Beta Simply Wall St/ S&P Global 0.46
Re-levered Beta = Unlevered beta (1 + (1- tax rate) (Debt/Equity))
= 0.458 (1 + (1- 18%) (14.16%))
0.673
Levered Beta Levered Beta limited to 0.8 to 2.0
(practical range for a stable firm)
0.8
Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity = Cost of Equity = Risk Free Rate + (Levered Beta * Equity Risk Premium)
= 3.28% + (0.8 * 5.96%)
8.04%

Discounted Cash Flow Calculation for SWX:VILN using 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity Model

The calculations below outline how an intrinsic value for Villars Holding is arrived at by discounting future cash flows to their present value using the 2 stage method. We try to start with analysts estimates of free cash flow, however if these are not available we use the most recent financial results. In the 1st stage we continue to grow the free cash flow over a 10 year period, with the growth rate trending towards the perpetual growth rate used in the 2nd stage. The 2nd stage assumes the company grows at a stable rate into perpetuity.

SWX:VILN DCF 1st Stage: Next 10 year cash flow forecast
Levered FCF (CHF, Millions) Source Present Value
Discounted (@ 8.04%)
2019 1.99 Est @ -0.71% 1.84
2020 2.00 Est @ 0.48% 1.71
2021 2.03 Est @ 1.32% 1.61
2022 2.07 Est @ 1.91% 1.52
2023 2.11 Est @ 2.32% 1.44
2024 2.17 Est @ 2.6% 1.36
2025 2.23 Est @ 2.81% 1.30
2026 2.30 Est @ 2.95% 1.24
2027 2.37 Est @ 3.05% 1.18
2028 2.44 Est @ 3.11% 1.13
Present value of next 10 years cash flows CHF14.32
SWX:VILN DCF 2nd Stage: Terminal Value
Calculation Result
Terminal Value = FCF2028 × (1 + g) ÷ (Discount Rate – g)
= CHF2.44 × (1 + 3.28%) ÷ (8.04% – 3.28%)
CHF52.85
Present Value of Terminal Value = Terminal Value ÷ (1 + r)10
= CHF52.85 ÷ (1 + 8.04%)10
CHF24.38
SWX:VILN Total Equity Value
Calculation Result
Total Equity Value = Present value of next 10 years cash flows + Terminal Value
= CHF14.32 + CHF24.38
CHF38.71
Equity Value per Share
(CHF)
= Total value / Shares Outstanding
= CHF38.71 / 0.10
CHF370.76
SWX:VILN Discount to Share Price
Calculation Result
Value per share (CHF) From above. CHF370.76
Current discount Discount to share price of CHF800.00
= -1 x (CHF800.00 - CHF370.76) / CHF370.76
-115.8%

Learn more about our DCF calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model .

  • The current share price of Villars Holding is above its future cash flow value.
Often investors are willing to pay a premium for a company that has a high dividend or the potential for future growth.
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
We can also value a company based on what the stock market is willing to pay for it. This is similar to the price of fruit (e.g. Mangoes or Avocados) increasing when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.

The amount the stock market is willing to pay for Villars Holding's earnings, growth and assets is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Are Villars Holding's earnings available for a low price, and how does this compare to other companies in the same industry?
Raw Data
SWX:VILN PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Earnings Per Share * Company Filings (2018-12-31) in CHF CHF13.02
SWX:VILN Share Price ** SWX (2019-05-22) in CHF CHF800
Europe Consumer Retailing Industry PE Ratio Median Figure of 32 Publicly-Listed Consumer Retailing Companies 20.32x
Switzerland Market PE Ratio Median Figure of 175 Publicly-Listed Companies 17.87x

* Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual GAAP earnings per share excluding extraordinary items.

** Primary Listing of Villars Holding.

SWX:VILN PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PE Ratio

= SWX:VILN Share Price ÷ EPS (both in CHF)

= 800 ÷ 13.02

61.44x

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Villars Holding is overvalued based on earnings compared to the Europe Consumer Retailing industry average.
  • Villars Holding is overvalued based on earnings compared to the Switzerland market.
Price based on expected Growth
Does Villars Holding's expected growth come at a high price?
Raw Data
SWX:VILN PEG (Price to Earnings to Growth) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
PE Ratio See PE Ratio Section 61.44x
Net Income Annual Growth Rate See Future Growth Section.
Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 0 Analysts
29.1%per year
Europe Consumer Retailing Industry PEG Ratio Median Figure of 24 Publicly-Listed Consumer Retailing Companies 1.59x
Switzerland Market PEG Ratio Median Figure of 124 Publicly-Listed Companies 2.24x

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Villars Holding, we can't assess if its growth is good value.
Price based on value of assets
What value do investors place on Villars Holding's assets?
Raw Data
SWX:VILN PB (Price to Book) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Book Value per Share Company Filings (2018-12-31) in CHF CHF833.67
SWX:VILN Share Price * SWX (2019-05-22) in CHF CHF800
Europe Consumer Retailing Industry PB Ratio Median Figure of 41 Publicly-Listed Consumer Retailing Companies 1.58x
Switzerland Market PB Ratio Median Figure of 212 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.62x
SWX:VILN PB (Price to Book) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PB Ratio

= SWX:VILN Share Price ÷ Book Value per Share (both in CHF)

= 800 ÷ 833.67

0.96x

* Primary Listing of Villars Holding.

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Villars Holding is good value based on assets compared to the Europe Consumer Retailing industry average.
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Value checks
We assess Villars Holding's value by looking at:
  1. Is the discounted cash flow value less than 20%, or 40% of the share price? (2 checks) ( Click here or on bar chart for details of DCF calculation. )
  2. Is the PE ratio less than the market average, and/ or less than the Consumer Retailing industry average (and greater than 0)? (2 checks)
  3. Is the PEG ratio within a reasonable range (0 to 1)? (1 check)
  4. Is the PB ratio less than the Consumer Retailing industry average (and greater than 0)? (1 check)
  5. Villars Holding has a total score of 1/6, see the detailed checks below.

    Note: We use GAAP Earnings per Share in all our calculations including PE and PEG Ratio.

    Full details on the Value part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

VILN Future Performance

 How is Villars Holding expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

  • No analysts cover Villars Holding, future earnings growth has been estimated based on fundamentals.
The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past performance, by looking at estimated growth and how much profit it is expected to make.

Future estimates come from professional analysts. Just like forecasting the weather, they don’t always get it right!
Annual Growth Rate
29.1%
Expected annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
Is Villars Holding expected to grow at an attractive rate?
  • Villars Holding's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 3.3%.
Growth vs Market Checks
  • Villars Holding's earnings growth is expected to exceed the Switzerland market average.
  • Unable to compare Villars Holding's revenue growth to the Switzerland market average as no estimate data is available.
Annual Growth Rates Comparison
Raw Data
SWX:VILN Future Growth Rates Data Sources
Data Point Source Value (per year)
SWX:VILN Future Earnings Growth Rate Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 0 Analysts 29.1%
Europe Consumer Retailing Industry Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 13.4%
Europe Consumer Retailing Industry Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 3.8%
Switzerland Market Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 10.9%
Switzerland Market Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 3.8%

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Learn more about our growth rate calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model.

Analysts growth expectations
Raw Data
SWX:VILN Analysts Growth Expectations Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (4 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
All numbers in CHF Millions and using Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.
SWX:VILN Past Financials Data
Date (Data in CHF Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income *
2018-12-31 95 3 1
2018-09-30 94 3 1
2018-06-30 94 3 1
2018-03-31 93 4 14
2017-12-31 93 4 26
2017-09-30 90 4 26
2017-06-30 87 4 27
2017-03-31 85 4 15
2016-12-31 82 3 3
2016-09-30 82 4 3
2016-06-30 83 4 3
2016-03-31 83 4 3

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Super high growth metrics
High Growth Checks
  • Villars Holding's earnings are expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.
  • Unable to determine if Villars Holding is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
Raw Data
SWX:VILN Past and Future Earnings per Share
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (4 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below

All data from Villars Holding Company Filings, last reported 4 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

SWX:VILN Past Financials Data
Date (Data in CHF Millions) EPS *
2018-12-31 13.02
2018-09-30 12.98
2018-06-30 12.93
2018-03-31 131.28
2017-12-31 249.91
2017-09-30 252.15
2017-06-30 254.39
2017-03-31 140.92
2016-12-31 27.47
2016-09-30 28.33
2016-06-30 29.18
2016-03-31 27.51

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance in 3 years
In the same way as past performance we look at the future estimated return (profit) compared to the available funds. We do this looking forward 3 years.
  • Unable to establish if Villars Holding will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.
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Future performance checks
We assess Villars Holding's future performance by looking at:
  1. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the low risk savings rate, plus a premium to keep pace with inflation?
  2. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in earnings of the Europe market? (1 check)
  3. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in revenue of the Europe market? (1 check)
  4. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  6. Is the Return on Equity in 3 years expected to be over 20%? (1 check)
Some of the above checks will fail if the company is expected to be loss making in the relevant year.
Villars Holding has a total score of 3/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note 1: We use GAAP Net Income Excluding Exceptional Items for our Earnings in all our calculations.

Full details on the Future part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

VILN Past Performance

  How has Villars Holding performed over the past 5 years?

The past performance of a company can be measured by how much growth it has experienced and how much profit it makes relative to the funds and assets it has available.
Past earnings growth
Below we compare Villars Holding's growth in the last year to its industry (Consumer Retailing).
Past Earnings growth analysis
We also check if the company has grown in the past 5 years, and whether it has maintained that growth in the year.
  • Villars Holding has delivered over 20% year on year earnings growth in the past 5 years.
  • Villars Holding's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the 5-year average.
  • Villars Holding's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the Europe Consumer Retailing industry average.
Earnings and Revenue History
Villars Holding's revenue and profit over the past 5 years is shown below, any years where they have experienced a loss will show up in red.
Raw Data

All data from Villars Holding Company Filings, last reported 4 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

SWX:VILN Past Revenue, Cash Flow and Net Income Data
Date (Data in CHF Millions) Revenue Net Income * G+A Expenses R&D Expenses
2018-12-31 94.86 1.36 29.86
2018-09-30 94.27 1.36 29.16
2018-06-30 93.67 1.35 28.46
2018-03-31 93.12 13.72 28.46
2017-12-31 92.57 26.09 28.46
2017-09-30 89.89 26.32 27.35
2017-06-30 87.20 26.55 26.24
2017-03-31 84.54 14.71 26.24
2016-12-31 81.88 2.87 26.24
2016-09-30 82.25 2.96 26.57
2016-06-30 82.63 3.05 26.89
2016-03-31 83.34 2.87 26.89
2015-12-31 84.05 2.70 26.89
2015-09-30 84.69 2.47 26.52
2015-06-30 85.34 2.25 26.15
2015-03-31 86.72 2.50 26.15
2014-12-31 88.09 2.74 26.15
2014-09-30 91.97 2.94 26.86
2014-06-30 95.84 3.13 27.57
2014-03-31 99.51 3.48 27.57
2013-12-31 103.18 3.84 27.57
2013-09-30 101.03 3.89 24.88
2013-06-30 98.87 3.94 22.18
2013-03-31 96.07 3.50 22.18
2012-12-31 93.27 3.06 22.18
2012-09-30 90.71 2.81 21.16
2012-06-30 88.15 2.55 20.15

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance last year
We want to ensure a company is making the most of what it has available. This is done by comparing the return (profit) to a company's available funds, assets and capital.
  • Villars Holding has not efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity less than 20%).
  • Villars Holding used its assets less efficiently than the Europe Consumer Retailing industry average last year based on Return on Assets.
  • Villars Holding's use of capital deteriorated last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).
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Past performance checks
We assess Villars Holding's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
  1. Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
  2. Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the Consumer Retailing industry? (1 check)
  3. Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
  6. Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
Villars Holding has a total score of 1/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.

Full details on the Past part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

VILN Health

 How is Villars Holding's financial health and their level of debt?

A company's financial position is much like your own financial position, it includes everything you own (assets) and owe (liabilities).

The boxes below represent the relative size of what makes up Villars Holding's finances.

The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
Net Worth
  • Villars Holding is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
  • Villars Holding's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.
Balance sheet
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of Villars Holding's finances. If any of them are yellow this indicates they may be out of proportion and red means they relate to one of the checks below.
Assets
Liabilities and shares
The 'shares' portion represents any funds contributed by the owners (shareholders) and any profits.
  • High level of physical assets or inventory.
  • Debt is covered by short term assets, assets are 3.7x debt.
Historical Debt
Nearly all companies have debt. Debt in itself isn’t bad, however if the debt is too high, or the company can’t afford to pay the interest on its debts this may have impacts in the future.

The graphic below shows equity (available funds) and debt, we ideally want to see the red area (debt) decreasing.

If there is any debt we look at the companies capability to repay it, and whether the level has increased over the past 5 years.
Raw Data

All data from Villars Holding Company Filings, last reported 4 months ago.

SWX:VILN Past Debt and Equity Data
Date (Data in CHF Millions) Total Equity Total Debt Cash & Short Term Investments
2018-12-31 87.03 11.83 36.12
2018-09-30 87.03 11.83 36.12
2018-06-30 85.76 15.04 35.50
2018-03-31 85.76 15.04 35.50
2017-12-31 89.64 11.93 41.93
2017-09-30 89.64 11.93 41.93
2017-06-30 88.37 15.04 37.49
2017-03-31 88.37 15.04 37.49
2016-12-31 64.39 12.03 23.76
2016-09-30 64.39 12.03 23.76
2016-06-30 65.34 14.98 24.19
2016-03-31 65.34 14.98 24.19
2015-12-31 65.09 12.13 24.24
2015-09-30 65.09 12.13 24.24
2015-06-30 63.17 14.89 22.62
2015-03-31 63.17 14.89 22.62
2014-12-31 63.22 12.23 23.05
2014-09-30 63.22 12.23 23.05
2014-06-30 61.76 14.94 19.25
2014-03-31 61.76 14.94 19.25
2013-12-31 61.32 12.33 20.24
2013-09-30 61.32 12.33 20.24
2013-06-30 59.71 14.96
2013-03-31 59.71 14.96
2012-12-31 58.57 12.43 18.69
2012-09-30 58.57 12.43 18.69
2012-06-30 56.62 14.85
  • Villars Holding's level of debt (13.6%) compared to net worth is satisfactory (less than 40%).
  • The level of debt compared to net worth has been reduced over the past 5 years (20.1% vs 13.6% today).
  • Debt is well covered by operating cash flow (29.3%, greater than 20% of total debt).
  • Interest payments on debt are well covered by earnings (EBIT is 17.3x coverage).
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Financial health checks
We assess Villars Holding's financial health by checking for:
  1. Are short term assets greater than short term liabilities? (1 check)
  2. Are short term assets greater than long term liabilities? (1 check)
  3. Has the debt to equity ratio increased in the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the debt to equity ratio over 40%? (1 check)
  5. Is the debt covered by operating cash flow? (1 check)
  6. Are earnings greater than 5x the interest on debt (if company pays interest at all)? (1 check)
  7. Villars Holding has a total score of 6/6, see the detailed checks below.
For companies that are loss making and have been so on average in the past we replace the last 2 checks with:
  1. Does cash and short term investments cover stable operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)
  2. Does cash and short term investments cover growing operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)


Full details on the Health part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

VILN Dividends

 What is Villars Holding's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividends are regular cash payments to you from the company, similar to a bank paying you interest on a savings account.
Annual Dividend Income
Dividend payments
1%
Current annual income from Villars Holding dividends.
If you bought CHF2,000 of Villars Holding shares you are expected to receive CHF20 in your first year as a dividend.
Dividend Amount
Here we look how much dividend is being paid, if any. Is it above what you can get in a savings account? It is up there with the best dividend paying companies?
  • Villars Holding's pays a lower dividend yield than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in Switzerland (1.96%).
  • Villars Holding's dividend is below the markets top 25% of dividend payers in Switzerland (3.74%).
Annualized Historical and Future Dividends
It is important to see if the dividend for a company is stable, and not wildly increasing/decreasing each year. This graph shows you the historical rate to count toward your assessment of the stock.

We also check to see if the dividend has increased in the past 10 years.
Raw Data
SWX:VILN Annualized Past and Future Dividends
Data Point Source Value
Past Annualized Dividend Yield S&P Global Market Data See Below
Past Dividends per Share Company Filings/ Annualized Dividend Payments See Below
Future Dividends per Share Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
Europe Consumer Retailing Industry Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 34 Stocks 3.8%
Switzerland Market Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 166 Stocks 3.1%
Switzerland Minimum Threshold Dividend Yield 10th Percentile 1.3%
Switzerland Bottom 25% Dividend Yield 25th Percentile 2%
Switzerland Top 25% Dividend Yield 75th Percentile 3.7%

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Note all dividend per share amounts are annualized and not quarterly or other period.

SWX:VILN Past Annualized Dividends Data
Date (Data in CHF) Dividend per share (annual) Avg. Yield (%)
2019-04-17 8.000 1.001
2018-04-18 8.000 0.935
2017-04-20 8.000 0.986
2016-04-19 8.000 1.444
2015-04-22 8.000 1.604
2014-04-23 8.000 1.513
2013-04-23 8.000 1.535
2012-04-26 8.000 1.636
2011-04-06 8.000 1.549
2010-03-01 8.000 1.485

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Villars Holding is not paying a notable dividend for Switzerland, therefore no need to check if the payments are stable.
  • Villars Holding is not paying a notable dividend for Switzerland, therefore no need to check if the payments are increasing.
Current Payout to shareholders
What portion of Villars Holding's earnings are paid to the shareholders as a dividend.
  • No need to calculate the sustainability of Villars Holding's dividends as it is not paying a notable one for Switzerland.
Future Payout to shareholders
  • Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.
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Income/ dividend checks
We assess Villars Holding's dividend by checking for:
  1. Firstly is the company paying a notable dividend (greater than 1.3%) - if not then the rest of the checks are ignored.
  2. Is current dividend yield above the bottom 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  3. Is current dividend yield above the top 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  4. Have they paid a dividend for 10 years, and during this period has the dividend been volatile (drop of more than 25%)? (1 check)
  5. If they have paid a dividend for 10 years has it increased in this time? (1 check)
  6. How sustainable is the dividend, can Villars Holding afford to pay it from its earnings today and in 3 years (Payout ratio less than 90%)? (2 checks)
  7. Villars Holding has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.


Full details on the Dividends part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

VILN Management

 What is the CEO of Villars Holding's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have been around for and insider trading.
CEO
Stephan Buchser
COMPENSATION CHF321,758
AGE 49
CEO Bio

Mr. Stephan Buchser serves as Chief Executive Officer and Director of Management of Commercial Companies at Villars Holding S.A. Mr. Buchser was Sales Manager of Globus Genève. He holds a certificate in Sales Coordination.

CEO Compensation
  • Stephan's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.
  • Stephan's remuneration is lower than average for companies of similar size in Switzerland.
Management Team

Stephan Buchser

TITLE
Chief Executive Officer and Director of Management of Commercial Companies
COMPENSATION
CHF322K
AGE
49

Michel Sautaux

TITLE
Director of Finance & Real Estate
COMPENSATION
CHF195K

Valérie Stephan

TITLE
Secretary
AGE
37

Niklaus Knusel

TITLE
Board of Directors

Andreas Giesbrecht

TITLE
Chairman
COMPENSATION
CHF14K
AGE
65
TENURE
7.3 yrs

Nicolas Rouge

TITLE
Vice Chairman
COMPENSATION
CHF11K
TENURE
8.3 yrs

Jacques Stephan

TITLE
Managing Director
COMPENSATION
CHF12K
Who owns this company?
Recent Insider Trading
  • No 3 month insider trading information.
Recent Insider Transactions
Announced Type Name Entity Role Start End Shares Max Price (CHF) Value (CHF)
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Management checks
We assess Villars Holding's management by checking for:
  1. Is the CEO's compensation unreasonable compared to market cap? (1 check)
  2. Has the CEO's compensation increased more than 20% whilst the EPS is down more then 20%? (1 check)
  3. Is the average tenure of the management team less than 2 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the average tenure of the board of directors team less than 3 years? (1 check)
  5. Villars Holding has a total score of 0/6, this is not included on the snowflake, see the detailed checks below.


Note: We use the top 6 management executives and board members in our calculations.

Note 2: Insider trading include any internal stakeholders and these transactions .

Full details on the Management part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

VILN News

Simply Wall St News

Villars Holding S.A.’s (VTX:VILN) Investment Returns Are Lagging Its Industry

The formula for calculating the return on capital employed is: Return on Capital Employed = Earnings Before Interest and Tax (EBIT) ÷ (Total Assets - Current Liabilities) Or for Villars Holding: 0.013 = CHF1.3m ÷ (CHF111m - CHF9.2m) (Based on the trailing twelve months to December 2018.) So, Villars Holding has an ROCE of 1.3%. … Villars Holding's Current Liabilities And Their Impact On Its ROCE Liabilities, such as supplier bills and bank overdrafts, are referred to as current liabilities if they need to be paid within 12 months. … Due to the way ROCE is calculated, a high level of current liabilities makes a company look as though it has less capital employed, and thus can (sometimes unfairly) boost the ROCE.

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A Closer Look At Villars Holding S.A.'s (VTX:VILN) Uninspiring ROE

We'll use ROE to examine Villars Holding S.A. … One way to conceptualize this, is that for each CHF1 of shareholders' equity it has, the company made CHF0.016 in profit. … Return on Equity = Net Profit ÷ Shareholders' Equity

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Should Villars Holding S.A. (VTX:VILN) Be Part Of Your Income Portfolio?

Dividends can be underrated but they form a large part of investment returns, playing an important role in compounding returns in the long run. … Historically, Villars Holding S.A. … Let's dig deeper into whether Villars Holding should have a place in your portfolio.

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Can We See Significant Insider Ownership On The Villars Holding S.A. (VTX:VILN) Share Register?

If you want to know who really controls Villars Holding S.A. … Villars Holding is a smaller company with a market capitalization of CHF82m, so it may still be flying under the radar of many institutional investors. … institutional investors have bought into the company

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Can You Imagine How Villars Holding's Shareholders Feel About The 60% Share Price Increase?

(VTX:VILN) share price is up 60% in the last three years, clearly besting than the market return of around 30%. … Over the last three years, Villars Holding failed to grow earnings per share, which fell 21% (annualized). … It may well be that Villars Holding revenue growth rate of 4.0% over three years has convinced shareholders to believe in a brighter future.

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Why Villars Holding S.A.’s (VTX:VILN) Return On Capital Employed Looks Uninspiring

To be precise, we'll consider its Return On Capital Employed (ROCE), as that will inform our view of the quality of the business. … What is Return On Capital Employed (ROCE)? … ROCE is a measure of a company's yearly pre-tax profit (its return), relative to the capital employed in the business.

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Zooming in on VTX:VILN's 1.0% Dividend Yield

Historically, Villars Holding S.A. … Does Villars Holding tick all the boxes of a great dividend stock? … View our latest analysis for Villars Holding

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How Financially Strong Is Villars Holding S.A. (VTX:VILN)?

(VTX:VILN) with its market cap of CHF82m, are popular for their explosive growth, investors should also be aware of their balance sheet to judge whether the company can survive a downturn. … Companies operating in the Consumer Retailing industry facing headwinds from current disruption,.

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Villars Holding SA (VTX:VILN) Delivered A Weaker ROE Than Its Industry

We'll use ROE to examine Villars Holding SA (VTX:VILN), by way of a worked example. … That means that for every CHF1 worth of shareholders' equity, it generated CHF0.016 in profit. … Return on Equity = Net Profit ÷ Shareholders' Equity

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Villars Holding SA (VTX:VILN): A Look At Return On Capital

and want a simplistic look at the return on Villars Holding SA (VTX:VILN) stock. … Therefore, looking at how efficiently Villars Holding is able to use capital to create earnings will help us understand your potential return. … Villars Holding's Return On Capital Employed

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VILN Company Info

Description

Villars Holding S.A. engages in retail, catering, and real estate businesses in Switzerland. It operates coffee shops under the Coffee Break and Xpresso Café brands; The Basement, a cafe, bar, and restaurant; The Center bar and restaurant in Fribourg; and The Cavatina, a coffee bar and offers catering services. The company also operates Restoshop that includes service stations with stores, markets, and kiosks on roads and highways. In addition, it manages Alvi-Shop, which operates two facilities on motorway areas under the banner Restoshop, as well as sales outlets under the Aperto and the Aperto Take Away name in Switzerland. Further, the company is involved in the management of commercial buildings, apartments, and parking spaces. Villars Holding S.A. was founded in 1970 and is based in Fribourg, Switzerland. Villars Holding S.A. is a subsidiary of Sapco SA, Givisiez.

Details
Name: Villars Holding S.A.
VILN
Exchange: SWX
Founded: 1970
CHF83,520,000
104,400
Website: http://www.villarsholding.ch
Address: Villars Holding S.A.
Route Jo-Siffert 4,
Givisiez,
Fribourg,
Fribourg, 1762,
Switzerland
Listings
Exchange Symbol Ticker Symbol Security Exchange Country Currency Listed on
SWX VILN Registered Shares SIX Swiss Exchange CH CHF 11. Dec 1992
LSE 0QLJ Registered Shares London Stock Exchange GB CHF 11. Dec 1992
Number of employees
Current staff
Staff numbers
313
Villars Holding employees.
Industry
Food Retail
Consumer Retailing
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
Area Date (UTC time)
Company Analysis updated: 2019/05/22 20:42
End of day share price update: 2019/05/22 00:00
Last earnings filing: 2019/04/17
Last earnings reported: 2018/12/31
Last annual earnings reported: 2018/12/31


All dates and times in UTC. All financial data provided by Standard & Poor’s Capital IQ.

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.