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RRTL

RTL GroupXTRA:RRTL Stock Report

Market Cap

€7.0b

7D

-4.9%

1Y

18.8%

Updated

29 Nov, 2021

Data

Company Financials +
RRTL fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation5/6
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends4/6

RRTL Stock Overview

RTL Group S.A. operates television (TV) channels, streaming services, and radio stations worldwide.

RTL Group Competitors

ProSiebenSat.1 Media

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€3.0b

Apple

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Amazon.com

NasdaqGS:AMZN

US$1.8t

Meta Platforms

NasdaqGS:FB

US$940.3b

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for RTL Group
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price€45.80
52 Week High€53.50
52 Week Low€37.70
Beta0.90
1 Month Change-8.18%
3 Month Change-13.01%
1 Year Change18.84%
3 Year Change-13.67%
5 Year Change-29.30%
Change since IPO-46.05%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

RRTLDE MediaDE Market
7D-4.9%-4.6%-4.3%
1Y18.8%8.3%16.0%

Return vs Industry: RRTL exceeded the German Media industry which returned 7.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: RRTL exceeded the German Market which returned 15.5% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is RRTL's price volatile compared to industry and market?
RRTL volatility
RRTL Average Weekly Movement2.4%
Media Industry Average Movement3.9%
Market Average Movement4.8%
10% most volatile stocks in DE Market9.0%
10% least volatile stocks in DE Market2.5%

Stable Share Price: RRTL is less volatile than 75% of German stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.

Volatility Over Time: RRTL's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
192415,960Thomas Rabehttps://www.rtlgroup.com

RTL Group S.A. operates television (TV) channels, streaming services, and radio stations worldwide. The Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland segment operates RTL Television, Vox, Super RTL, Toggo Plus, NTV, Nitro, Vox Up, RTL Plus, and RTL Zwei free-to-air channels; RTL Crime, RTL Passion, RTL Living, GEO Television, and Now thematic pay channels; and TV Now, a streaming service in Germany, as well as engages in ad-tech and content businesses. The Groupe M6 segment operates television channels; radio stations; and digital services, including mobile applications and IPTV services.

RTL Group Fundamentals Summary

How do RTL Group's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
RRTL fundamental statistics
Market Cap€7.03b
Earnings (TTM)€1.26b
Revenue (TTM)€6.38b

5.6x

P/E Ratio

1.1x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
RRTL income statement (TTM)
Revenue€6.38b
Cost of Revenue€2.33b
Gross Profit€4.05b
Expenses€2.79b
Earnings€1.26b

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

Mar 17, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)8.21
Gross Margin63.46%
Net Profit Margin19.77%
Debt/Equity Ratio15.4%

How did RRTL perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

5.5%

Current Dividend Yield

31%

Payout Ratio

Valuation

Is RTL Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: RRTL (€45.8) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€156.16)

Significantly Below Fair Value: RRTL is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: RRTL is good value based on its PE Ratio (5.6x) compared to the German Media industry average (21.7x).

PE vs Market: RRTL is good value based on its PE Ratio (5.6x) compared to the German market (21.2x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: RRTL is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.7x) compared to the DE Media industry average (2x).


Future Growth

How is RTL Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?

-5.0%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: RRTL's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-5% per year).

Earnings vs Market: RRTL's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-5% per year).

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

Revenue vs Market: RRTL's revenue (6.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the German market (5.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: RRTL's revenue (6.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: RRTL's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (17.5%).


Past Performance

How has RTL Group performed over the past 5 years?

0.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: RRTL has a large one-off gain of €821.0M impacting its June 30 2021 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: RRTL's current net profit margins (19.8%) are higher than last year (7.4%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: RRTL's earnings have grown by 0.5% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: RRTL's earnings growth over the past year (177.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (0.5% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: RRTL earnings growth over the past year (177.1%) exceeded the Media industry 149%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: RRTL's Return on Equity (29.8%) is considered high.


Financial Health

How is RTL Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: RRTL's short term assets (€4.8B) exceed its short term liabilities (€3.2B).

Long Term Liabilities: RRTL's short term assets (€4.8B) exceed its long term liabilities (€1.6B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: RRTL's net debt to equity ratio (8.3%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: RRTL's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 40.5% to 15.4% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: RRTL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (112.2%).

Interest Coverage: RRTL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (45x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is RTL Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

5.46%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: RRTL's dividend (5.46%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.01%).

High Dividend: RRTL's dividend (5.46%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.3%)


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: RRTL's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: RRTL's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (30.6%), RRTL's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: RRTL's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (81.2% payout ratio).


Next Steps

Management

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

5.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Thomas Rabe (56 yo)

2.58yrs

Tenure

€1,387,459

Compensation

Dr. Thomas Rabe serves as the Chairman of Supervisory Board of adidas AG since August 11, 2020. He served as Deputy Chairman of Supervisor Board at Adidas AG since May 9, 2019 Until August 11, 2020 and its...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Thomas's total compensation ($USD1.56M) is below average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD2.77M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Thomas's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: RRTL's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.8 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: RRTL's board of directors are considered experienced (3.2 years average tenure).


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

RTL Group S.A.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: RTL Group S.A.
  • Ticker: RRTL
  • Exchange: XTRA
  • Founded: 1924
  • Industry: Broadcasting
  • Sector: Media
  • Market Cap: €7.031b
  • Shares outstanding: 153.50m
  • Website: https://www.rtlgroup.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • RTL Group S.A.
  • 43, Boulevard Pierre Frieden
  • Luxembourg City
  • 1543
  • Luxembourg

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/11/29 22:50
End of Day Share Price2021/11/29 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.