Prologue S.A. delivers cloud, IP communications, and enterprise content management (ECM) and exchange (EDI) solutions in France and internationally.
Adequate balance sheet and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Prologue's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: 69P's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: 69P underperformed the German Software industry which returned 2.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 69P underperformed the German Market which returned -2.6% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Prologue's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Prologue undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate 69P's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate 69P's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: 69P is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Software industry average.
PE vs Market: 69P is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the German market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 69P's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: 69P is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the DE Software industry average (3.2x).
How is Prologue forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Software industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Prologue has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
- Examine Prologue's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
- Prologue competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Software industry.
How has Prologue performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 69P is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: 69P is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 69P is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 8.1% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare 69P's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: 69P is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Software industry (35.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: 69P has a negative Return on Equity (-7.98%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Prologue's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 69P's short term assets (€41.9M) exceed its short term liabilities (€36.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: 69P's short term assets (€41.9M) exceed its long term liabilities (€19.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 69P's debt to equity ratio (80.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: 69P's debt to equity ratio has increased from 11.7% to 80.8% over the past 5 years.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: 69P has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: 69P has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 13.4% each year
What is Prologue's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 69P's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 69P's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 69P's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 69P's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of 69P's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the German market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Georges Seban (90yo)
Mr. Georges Seban is the Founder of Prologue S.A. and serves as its Chairman. Mr. Seban serves as Chief Executive Officer of Prologue S.A. since July 21, 2016. Mr. Seban serves as Chief Executive officer o ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Georges's total compensation ($USD52.30K) is below average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD427.16K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Georges's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chief Financial Officer||no data||€26.02k||no data|
|Chief Operating Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|VP & Technical Director||no data||no data||no data|
|Director of the Communication||27.33yrs||no data||no data|
|Managing Director||25.33yrs||€519.61k||no data|
|Managing Director||no data||no data||no data|
|International Chief Executive Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Group General Secretary||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: 69P's management team is seasoned and experienced (25.3 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||1.92yrs||€8.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||2.67yrs||€16.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||1.92yrs||€4.00k||no data|
Experienced Board: 69P'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.
Prologue S.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Prologue S.A.
- Ticker: 69P
- Exchange: BST
- Industry: Application Software
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: €11.215m
- Shares outstanding: 45.96m
- Website: https://www.prologue.fr
Number of Employees
- Prologue S.A.
- 101, Avenue Laurent Cély
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|0FPJ||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||EUR||Jan 2007|
|PROLP||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||EUR||Jan 2007|
|PROL||ENXTPA (Euronext Paris)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||FR||EUR||Jan 2007|
|69P||BST (Boerse-Stuttgart)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 2007|
Prologue S.A. delivers cloud, IP communications, and enterprise content management (ECM) and exchange (EDI) solutions in France and internationally. It offers cloud computing solutions with a brokering platform for various businesses, and tools for porting and administrating applications in the cloud with deployment and management; and unified communication solutions, including telephony and fax over IP systems that are integrated within the enterprise information system. The company also provides ECM and EDI integrated solutions for the dematerialization of incoming and outgoing documents, as well as documents circulating within the company, such as various formats and types of media for customers, suppliers, administrations or other partners, or for employees and private individuals. In addition, it offers development, integration, and maintenance solutions and services to assist companies in optimizing their application portfolio. Further, the company provides diagnostics, field studies, consulting, deployment, functional upgrade, and maintenance, as well as dematerialization, and cloud and IP communication solutions; and information systems and development services. Its solutions and services are distributed in SaaS or license-based mode for the optimization of business information systems. The company is headquartered in Gennevilliers, France.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/05/26 16:22|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/05/25 00:00|
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.