Compagnie des Alpes SA, together with its subsidiaries, operates leisure facilities.
Good value with reasonable growth potential and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has Compagnie des Alpes's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: JCA's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: JCA exceeded the German Hospitality industry which returned -34.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: JCA underperformed the German Market which returned 4.5% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Compagnie des Alpes's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Compagnie des Alpes 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: JCA (€17.04) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€5.31)
Significantly Below Fair Value: JCA is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: JCA is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.3x) compared to the DE Hospitality industry average (20.2x).
PE vs Market: JCA is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.3x) compared to the German market (21.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: JCA is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: JCA is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.5x) compared to the DE Hospitality industry average (2x).
How is Compagnie des Alpes forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: JCA's forecast earnings growth (76% per year) is above the savings rate (0.2%).
Earnings vs Market: JCA's earnings (76% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the German market (22.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: JCA's revenue (13.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the German market (5.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: JCA's revenue (13.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: JCA's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (6.3%).
How has Compagnie des Alpes performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: JCA has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: JCA's current net profit margins (5.5%) are lower than last year (6.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: JCA's earnings have grown by 13.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: JCA's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: JCA had negative earnings growth (-10.5%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Hospitality industry average (-15.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: JCA's Return on Equity (5.5%) is considered low.
How is Compagnie des Alpes's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: JCA's short term assets (€144.9M) do not cover its short term liabilities (€495.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: JCA's short term assets (€144.9M) do not cover its long term liabilities (€541.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: JCA's debt to equity ratio (50%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: JCA's debt to equity ratio has increased from 45.5% to 50% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: JCA's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (32.1%).
Interest Coverage: JCA's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (8.1x coverage).
What is Compagnie des Alpes's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: JCA's dividend (4.09%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.24%).
High Dividend: JCA's dividend (4.09%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.77%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: JCA's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: JCA's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (37.9%), JCA's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: JCA's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (29.3% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Dominique Marcel (65yo)
Mr. Dominique Marcel serves as a Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Compagnie des Alpes SA since March 19, 2009 and also served as its Member of The Management Board until November 2018. Mr. Marcel se ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Dominique's total compensation ($USD551.73K) is below average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD1.03M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Dominique's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chairman & CEO||11.33yrs||€485.47k||0.036% €152.7k|
|Founder & Advisor||no data||€1.12m||no data|
|Director of Finance||4.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Director of Legal Affairs||1.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Director of Communication||9.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Group Human Resources Director||no data||no data||no data|
|Head of Ski areas Division||no data||no data||no data|
|Head of Financial Communication||no data||no data||no data|
|Head of Ski Areas Development||4.08yrs||no data||no data|
|Deputy CEO and Group Deputy MD in Charge of Strategy||no data||no data||no data|
|Managing Director of Grevin International||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: JCA's management team is considered experienced (4.8 years average tenure).
|Chairman & CEO||11.33yrs||€485.47k||0.036% €152.7k|
|Director||2.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||10.58yrs||€6.00k||0.0029% €12.2k|
|Independent Director||9.5yrs||€15.00k||0.0012% €5.2k|
|Vice-President of the Board||3.33yrs||€24.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||3.33yrs||€9.00k||0.00061% €2.6k|
|Director||1.75yrs||no data||no data|
|Director||1.92yrs||no data||no data|
|Director||0.50yr||no data||no data|
|Director||0.50yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: JCA's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 3 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.
Compagnie des Alpes SA's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Compagnie des Alpes SA
- Ticker: JCA
- Exchange: BST
- Founded: 1989
- Industry: Leisure Facilities
- Sector: Consumer Services
- Market Cap: €419.137m
- Shares outstanding: 24.48m
- Website: https://www.compagniedesalpes.com
Number of Employees
- Compagnie des Alpes SA
- 50-52 boulevard Haussmann
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|CDA||ENXTPA (Euronext Paris)||Yes||Common Shares||FR||EUR||Nov 1994|
|0N7N||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||GB||EUR||Nov 1994|
|JCA||BST (Boerse-Stuttgart)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Nov 1994|
|CDAP||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Common Shares||GB||EUR||Nov 1994|
|CLPI.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Nov 1994|
Compagnie des Alpes SA, together with its subsidiaries, operates leisure facilities. It operates through Ski Areas, Leisure Destinations, and Holdings and Supports segments. The Ski Areas segment operates ski lifts; and equips, maintains, and operates ski areas, as well as maintains ski runs and trails. This segment also sells land to real-estate developers. As of May 21, 2019, it operated 11 ski resorts under the Tignes, Val d’Isère, Les Arcs, La Plagne, Les Menuires, Les 2Alpes, Méribel, Serre-Chevalier, etc., as well as held interests in 4 ski areas. The Leisure Destinations segment develops and operates theme parks, combined amusement and animal parks, water parks, wax museums, and tourist sites. As of May 21, 2019, it operated 12 leisure destinations under the Parc Astérix, Grévin, Walibi, Futuroscope, etc. in France, the Netherlands, Belgium, and internationally. The Holdings and Supports segment is involved in the provision of consulting services; and tour-operator, travel agency, and real estate businesses. Compagnie des Alpes SA was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Paris, France.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/07/14 21:49|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/07/14 00:00|
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