L'Occitane International S.A., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and markets various natural and organic ingredient based cosmetics and well-being products. More Details
Mediocre balance sheet second-rate dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has L'Occitane International's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: COC is not significantly more volatile than the rest of German stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: COC's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
DE Personal Products
1 Year Return
DE Personal Products
Return vs Industry: COC underperformed the German Personal Products industry which returned 1.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: COC underperformed the German Market which returned 0.6% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is L'Occitane International's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is L'Occitane International 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: COC (€1.89) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€1.61)
Significantly Below Fair Value: COC is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: COC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (22.8x) compared to the XE Personal Products industry average (20.8x).
PE vs Market: COC is good value based on its PE Ratio (22.8x) compared to the German market (23.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: COC is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.4x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: COC's PB Ratio (2.4x) is in line with the XE Personal Products industry average.
How is L'Occitane International forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: COC's forecast earnings growth (16.1% per year) is above the savings rate (0.2%).
Earnings vs Market: COC's earnings (16.1% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the German market (27.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: COC's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: COC's revenue (5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the German market (5.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: COC's revenue (5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: COC's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (11.5%).
How has L'Occitane International performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: COC has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: COC's current net profit margins (7.1%) are lower than last year (8.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: COC's earnings have grown by 0.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: COC's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: COC had negative earnings growth (-1.7%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Personal Products industry average (16.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: COC's Return on Equity (9.8%) is considered low.
How is L'Occitane International's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: COC's short term assets (€553.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (€466.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: COC's short term assets (€553.0M) do not cover its long term liabilities (€766.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: COC's debt to equity ratio (40.4%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: COC's debt to equity ratio has increased from 11.3% to 40.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: COC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (77.8%).
Interest Coverage: COC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (9.6x coverage).
What is L'Occitane International current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: COC's dividend (1.23%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.13%).
High Dividend: COC's dividend (1.23%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.64%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: COC has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: COC's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 9 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (28%), COC's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: COC's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (28% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Reinold Geiger (73 yo)
Mr. Reinold Geiger serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of L’Occitane Incorporated. Mr. Geiger serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of L'Occitane International S.A., and has bee...
|Chairman & CEO||no data||€772.00k||0.079% |
|Vice Chairman & MD of Asia-Pacific||4.58yrs||€480.00k||0.17% |
|Group Deputy GM of Finance & Administration and Executive Director||12.17yrs||€865.00k||no data|
|Company Secretary & Executive Director||17.42yrs||€258.00k||no data|
|Group MD & Executive Director||2.17yrs||€708.00k||no data|
|Executive Director||0.17yr||no data||no data|
|Group Consultant & Non-Executive Director||11.17yrs||€20.00k||0.0041% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||8yrs||€30.00k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||7.83yrs||€30.00k||0.010% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||12.17yrs||€45.00k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||10.83yrs||€39.00k||0.0021% |
Experienced Board: COC's board of directors are considered experienced (9.4 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
L'Occitane International S.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: L'Occitane International S.A.
- Ticker: COC
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 1976
- Industry: Personal Products
- Sector: Household
- Market Cap: HK$24.440b
- Listing Market Cap: HK$2.648b
- Shares outstanding: 1.46b
- Website: https://group.loccitane.com
Number of Employees
- L'Occitane International S.A.
- 49, Boulevard Prince Henri
- Luxembourg City
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|973||SEHK (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd.)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||HK||HKD||May 2010|
|COC||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||May 2010|
|LCCT.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||May 2010|
|LCCT.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||UNSPONSORD ADR||US||USD||Mar 2014|
L'Occitane International S.A., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and markets various natural and organic ingredient based cosmetics and well-being products. It offers perfumes, soaps, ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/11/26 19:37|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/11/25 00:00|
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