Worldline SA provides electronic payment and transactional services to financial institutions, merchants, corporations, and government agencies in Europe, Latin America, and Asia. More Details
Reasonable growth potential with proven track record.
Share Price & News
How has Worldline's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: WO6 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of German stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: WO6's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: WO6 underperformed the German IT industry which returned 23% over the past year.
Return vs Market: WO6 exceeded the German Market which returned 4.9% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Worldline's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Worldline 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: WO6 (€73.4) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€57.77)
Significantly Below Fair Value: WO6 is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: WO6 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (60.3x) compared to the DE IT industry average (31.1x).
PE vs Market: WO6 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (60.3x) compared to the German market (24.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: WO6 is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: WO6 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4.1x) compared to the DE IT industry average (3.6x).
How is Worldline forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 14 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: WO6's forecast earnings growth (52.5% per year) is above the savings rate (0.07%).
Earnings vs Market: WO6's earnings (52.5% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the German market (25.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: WO6's revenue (17.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the German market (6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: WO6's revenue (17.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: WO6's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (11.5%).
How has Worldline performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: WO6 has a large one-off loss of €102.8M impacting its June 30 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: WO6's current net profit margins (9.6%) are higher than last year (9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: WO6's earnings have grown by 18.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: WO6's earnings growth over the past year (20.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (18.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: WO6 earnings growth over the past year (20.1%) exceeded the IT industry 9.1%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: WO6's Return on Equity (7.1%) is considered low.
How is Worldline's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: WO6's short term assets (€3.2B) exceed its short term liabilities (€1.9B).
Long Term Liabilities: WO6's short term assets (€3.2B) exceed its long term liabilities (€2.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: WO6's debt to equity ratio (65.9%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: WO6's debt to equity ratio has increased from 2.9% to 65.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: WO6's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (20.7%).
Interest Coverage: WO6's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (35.2x coverage).
What is Worldline current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate WO6's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate WO6'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 WO6's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if WO6's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: WO6 is not paying a notable dividend for the German market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of WO6'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
Gilles Grapinet (57 yo)
Mr. Gilles Grapinet serves as Chairman and Director at Ingenico Group S.A. since October 2020. He serves as a Chairman at Worldline S.A. and Worldline S.A./N.V. since October 24, 2019. He serves as the Chi...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Gilles's total compensation ($USD3.17M) is below average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD5.40M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Gilles's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
|Chairman & CEO||7.5yrs||€2.61m||0.055% |
|Deputy Chief Executive Officer||7.5yrs||€1.37m||0.021% |
|Group Chief Financial Officer||4.08yrs||no data||0.0040% |
|Group Chief Technology & Operations Officer||7.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Investors Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Group Head of Legal & Contract Management||3.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Communications Worldline||no data||no data||no data|
|Group Head of Communication||4yrs||no data||no data|
|Group Head of Human Resources||2.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Global Business Line (GBL) Merchant Services||5yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Strategy||5yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of French Corporate PR||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: WO6's management team is seasoned and experienced (5 years average tenure).
|Chairman & CEO||7.5yrs||€2.61m||0.055% |
|Independent Director||6.58yrs||€82.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||6.58yrs||€56.00k||no data|
|Director||no data||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||4.08yrs||€52.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||6.58yrs||€63.00k||no data|
|Employee Representative Director||1.67yrs||no data||0.000040% |
|Lead Independent Director||no data||€29.33k||no data|
|Independent Director||1.75yrs||€36.33k||no data|
Experienced Board: WO6's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2 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: WO6 insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 52.7%.
Worldline S.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Worldline S.A.
- Ticker: WO6
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 1973
- Industry: Data Processing and Outsourced Services
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: €20.607b
- Shares outstanding: 279.15m
- Website: https://www.worldline.com
Number of Employees
- Worldline S.A.
- 80 Quai Voltaire
- River Ouest
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|WLN||ENXTPA (Euronext Paris)||Yes||Common Stock||FR||EUR||Jun 2014|
|WO6||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jun 2014|
|WLNP||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Common Stock||GB||EUR||Jun 2014|
|0QVI||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||EUR||Jun 2014|
|WWLN.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jun 2014|
|WRDL.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||UNSPONSORD ADR||US||USD||Mar 2016|
Worldline SA provides electronic payment and transactional services to financial institutions, merchants, corporations, and government agencies in Europe, Latin America, and Asia. The company operates thro...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/01/22 01:21|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/01/21 00:00|
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