Barry Callebaut AG, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cocoa and chocolate products. More Details
Excellent balance sheet average dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has Barry Callebaut's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: BARN is less volatile than 75% of Swiss stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.
Volatility Over Time: BARN's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: BARN exceeded the Swiss Food industry which returned 7.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BARN underperformed the Swiss Market which returned 19.2% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Barry Callebaut's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StBarry Callebaut AG (VTX:BARN) Stock Has Shown Weakness Lately But Financials Look Strong: Should Prospective Shareholders Make The Leap?
4 weeks ago | Simply Wall StReturn Trends At Barry Callebaut (VTX:BARN) Aren't Appealing
1 month ago | Simply Wall StDoes Barry Callebaut (VTX:BARN) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?
Is Barry Callebaut undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: BARN (CHF2142) is trading above our estimate of fair value (CHF1749.07)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BARN is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BARN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (37.5x) compared to the Swiss Food industry average (26.5x).
PE vs Market: BARN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (37.5x) compared to the Swiss market (25.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: BARN is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BARN is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4.7x) compared to the CH Food industry average (4.4x).
How is Barry Callebaut 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: BARN's forecast earnings growth (12.3% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.3%).
Earnings vs Market: BARN's earnings (12.3% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Swiss market (11.5% per year).
High Growth Earnings: BARN's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: BARN's revenue (7.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Swiss market (4.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BARN's revenue (7.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: BARN's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (14.8%).
How has Barry Callebaut performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BARN has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: BARN's current net profit margins (4.7%) are lower than last year (5.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BARN's earnings have grown by 9.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: BARN's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: BARN had negative earnings growth (-17.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Food industry average (-3.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: BARN's Return on Equity (12.6%) is considered low.
How is Barry Callebaut's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BARN's short term assets (CHF4.5B) exceed its short term liabilities (CHF2.5B).
Long Term Liabilities: BARN's short term assets (CHF4.5B) exceed its long term liabilities (CHF2.5B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BARN's debt to equity ratio (97.4%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: BARN's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 100.7% to 97.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: BARN's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (31.6%).
Interest Coverage: BARN's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5.4x coverage).
What is Barry Callebaut current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BARN's dividend (1.03%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (1.41%).
High Dividend: BARN's dividend (1.03%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (3.36%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: BARN's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: BARN's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (38.5%), BARN's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: BARN's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (38.2% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Antoine de Saint-Affrique (57 yo)
Mr. Antoine Bernard de Saint-Affrique has been Independent Non-Executive Director of Burberry Group plc since January 01, 2021. He has been the Chief Executive Officer of Barry Callebaut AG since October 1...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Antoine's total compensation ($USD5.86M) is about average for companies of similar size in the Swiss market ($USD5.86M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Antoine's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: BARN's management team is considered experienced (4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: BARN's board of directors are considered experienced (4 years average tenure).
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.
Barry Callebaut AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Barry Callebaut AG
- Ticker: BARN
- Exchange: SWX
- Founded: 1994
- Industry: Packaged Foods and Meats
- Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
- Market Cap: CHF11.762b
- Shares outstanding: 5.48m
- Website: https://www.barry-callebaut.com
Number of Employees
- Barry Callebaut AG
- Pfingstweidstrasse 60
Barry Callebaut AG, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cocoa and chocolate products. The company provides chocolates, compounds, chips and chunks, cocoa, cacao fruit, fillings, coatings...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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