DB:EFC1

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Etn. Fr. Colruyt NV, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the retail, wholesale, and food service activities in Belgium, France, and internationally.


Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet established dividend payer.


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Share Price & News

How has Etn. Fr. Colruyt's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: EFC1 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-1.8%

EFC1

3.7%

DE Consumer Retailing

7.1%

DE Market


1 Year Return

-24.1%

EFC1

-9.4%

DE Consumer Retailing

-17.5%

DE Market

Return vs Industry: EFC1 underperformed the German Consumer Retailing industry which returned -9.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: EFC1 underperformed the German Market which returned -17.5% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

EFC1IndustryMarket
7 Day-1.8%3.7%7.1%
30 Day21.1%-4.5%-20.0%
90 Day6.4%-11.4%-26.1%
1 Year-22.7%-24.1%-5.9%-9.4%-15.0%-17.5%
3 Year18.6%12.1%-3.3%-12.8%-18.8%-25.8%
5 Year31.7%20.3%-4.7%-19.3%-17.9%-29.2%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Etn. Fr. Colruyt's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Etn. Fr. Colruyt undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

18.54x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: EFC1 (€50.38) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€35.82)

Significantly Below Fair Value: EFC1 is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: EFC1 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (18.5x) compared to the Consumer Retailing industry average (17.3x).

PE vs Market: EFC1 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (18.5x) compared to the German market (16.5x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: EFC1's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: EFC1 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.2x) compared to the XE Consumer Retailing industry average (1.3x).


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Future Growth

How is Etn. Fr. Colruyt forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 12 analysts?

-0.2%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: EFC1's forecast earnings growth (-0.2% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.4%).

Earnings vs Market: EFC1's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-0.2% per year).

High Growth Earnings: EFC1's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: EFC1's revenue (2.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the German market (4.2% per year).

High Growth Revenue: EFC1's revenue (2.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: EFC1's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (14.9%).


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Past Performance

How has Etn. Fr. Colruyt performed over the past 5 years?

2.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: EFC1 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: EFC1's current net profit margins (3.9%) are lower than last year (4.4%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: EFC1's earnings have grown by 2.7% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: EFC1's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: EFC1 had negative earnings growth (-7.7%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Consumer Retailing industry average (2.2%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: EFC1's Return on Equity (17.2%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Etn. Fr. Colruyt's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: EFC1's short term assets (€1.6B) do not cover its short term liabilities (€1.9B).

Long Term Liabilities: EFC1's short term assets (€1.6B) exceed its long term liabilities (€407.9M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: EFC1's debt to equity ratio (0.9%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: EFC1's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 1% to 0.9% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: EFC1's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (3205.7%).

Interest Coverage: EFC1's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (36.8x coverage).


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: EFC1 has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: EFC1's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 80.5x debt).


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Dividend

What is Etn. Fr. Colruyt's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

2.63%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: EFC1's dividend (2.63%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.71%).

High Dividend: EFC1's dividend (2.63%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (4.98%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: EFC1's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: EFC1's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (48.8%), EFC1's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: EFC1's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (48.4% payout ratio).


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Management

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

2.6yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Jef Colruyt

no data

Tenure

€370,000

Compensation

Mr. Jef Colruyt serves as the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Managing director and Chief Operating Officer of Services at Etn Fr Colruyt NV (formerly Ets. Fr. Colruyt SA). Mr. Colruyt also serves as a ...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Jef Colruyt
Chairmanno data€370.00kno data
Stefaan Vandamme
Chief Financial Officer1yrno datano data
Peter Vanbellingen
Business Processes & Systems Manager and Customer Communication & Experiences Manager4.17yrsno datano data
Liesbeth Sabbe
People & Organization Manager4.42yrsno datano data
Marc Hofman
Chief Operating Officer of Retail1yrno datano data
Kris Castelein
Secretaryno datano datano data

2.6yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: EFC1's management team is considered experienced (2.6 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Jef Colruyt
Chairmanno data€370.00kno data
François Gillet
Non-Executive Directorno datano datano data
Rika Coppens
Independent Director0.50yrno datano data
Wim Colruyt
Non-Executive Directorno datano datano data
M. Delvaux
Independent Directorno datano datano data
Astrid De Lathauwer
Independent Director8.5yrsno datano data
Hilde Cerstelotte
Non-Executive Director2.5yrsno datano data
Chantal De Vrieze
Independent Director2.5yrsno datano data

2.5yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Board: EFC1's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.5 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

Etn. Fr. Colruyt NV's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Etn. Fr. Colruyt NV
  • Ticker: EFC1
  • Exchange: DB
  • Founded: 1928
  • Industry: Food Retail
  • Sector: Consumer Retailing
  • Market Cap: €6.840b
  • Shares outstanding: 137.39m
  • Website: https://www.colruytgroup.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Etn. Fr. Colruyt NV
  • Edingensesteenweg 196
  • Wilgenveld
  • Halle
  • Flemish Brabant
  • 1500
  • Belgium

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
EFC1DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURJan 1992
COLRENXTBR (Euronext Brussels)YesOrdinary SharesBEEURJan 1992
0N4YLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesGBEURJan 1992
CUYT.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDJan 1992
COLRBBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesOrdinary SharesGBEURJan 1992
COLRWBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesATEURJan 1992
EFC1ETLX (Eurotlx)YesOrdinary SharesITEURJan 1992
CUYT.YOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)ADRUSUSDDec 2008

Biography

Etn. Fr. Colruyt NV, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the retail, wholesale, and food service activities in Belgium, France, and internationally. It operates through three segments: Retail, Wholesale and Foodservice, and Other Activities. The company operates 243 Colruyt stores, 141 OKay stores, 29 Bio-Planet stores, 42 Dreamland stores, 29 Dreambaby stores, and 3 Cru stores in Belgium and Luxembourg, as well as 85 Colruyt stores in France. It also operates ColliShop, a Webshop; 213 Spar stores; and 294 Codifrance stores. In addition, the company provides fresh products, dry food, and frozen and non-food products; operates 69 ZEB stores, which sells multi-brand fashion products for ladies and men; operates MyUnderwear24, a Webshop that sells underwear and night clothing; and provides meat, wine, cheese, coffee, and bread. Further, it operates 41 DATS 24 filling stations and Collect&Go, an online shopping service; generates and sells green power using onshore wind turbines, solar panels, and co-generation facilities; and offers print and document management services. It provides its products and services to wholesalers, commercial customers, and affiliated independent merchants, as well as hospitals, schools, companies, the hospitality sector, etc. The company was founded in 1928 and is headquartered in Halle, Belgium. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/03/29 20:47
End of Day Share Price2020/03/27 00:00
Earnings2019/09/30
Annual Earnings2019/03/31


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.