DB:AYH

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Archos S.A. manufactures and sells consumer electronics worldwide.


Snowflake Analysis

Weak fundamentals or lack of information.

Share Price & News

How has Archos's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: AYH's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-9.0%

AYH

29.4%

DE Tech

2.1%

DE Market


1 Year Return

-97.5%

AYH

55.8%

DE Tech

-16.6%

DE Market

Return vs Industry: AYH underperformed the German Tech industry which returned 55% over the past year.

Return vs Market: AYH underperformed the German Market which returned -20.9% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

AYHIndustryMarket
7 Day-9.0%29.4%2.1%
30 Day-71.0%18.3%-12.6%
90 Day-91.3%-2.3%-22.9%
1 Year-97.5%-97.5%56.4%55.8%-14.2%-16.6%
3 Year-99.5%-99.5%76.8%74.2%-14.8%-21.9%
5 Year-99.7%-99.7%67.7%47.8%-16.6%-27.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Archos's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

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


In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether Archos is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as Archos has not provided consistent financial data, and the stock also has no analyst forecast or coverage, its intrinsic value cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst consensus cash flow predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 89% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have a valuation analysis.


Next Steps

  • Take a look at our analysis of AYH’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  • When valuing a company like this, investors focus more on how they perceive the size of the opportunity, the company's ability to deliver and scale, and the strength of the team. While we are not analysing this type of data at the moment, if you don’t know where to start, we recommend reading through Archos regulatory filings.
  • Explore potentially undervalued companies in the Tech industry.

Future Growth

How is Archos forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

16.7%

Forecasted Tech 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 Archos 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.


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Past Performance

How has Archos performed over the past 5 years?

-40.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: AYH is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: AYH is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AYH is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -40.8% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare AYH's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: AYH is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Tech industry (3%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: AYH's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.


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Financial Health

How is Archos's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AYH has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.

Long Term Liabilities: AYH has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: AYH has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.

Reducing Debt: AYH's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.


Balance Sheet


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: Insufficient data to determine if AYH has enough cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if AYH has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.


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Dividend

What is Archos's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate AYH's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate AYH's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AYH's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AYH'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 AYH's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the German market.


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Management

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

10.0yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Loïc Poirier

6.92s

Tenure

€501,992

Compensation

Mr. Loïc Poirier has been the Chief Executive Officer of Logic Instrument S.A. since June 2, 2015. Mr. Poirier has been General Director of Archos S.A. since May 1, 2013. He serves as the Chief Executive O ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Loïc's total compensation ($USD541.58K) is about average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD428.66K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Loïc's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Henri Crohas
Chairman of the Board29yrsno data4.16% 100.9k
Loïc Poirier
General Director & Director6.92yrs€501.99k2.14% 52.0k
Jean Rizet
Independent Director16.75yrs€3.08k0.0074% 179.5
Isabelle Marlier Crohas
Director29yrs€6.17k0.0031% 74.1
Jean-Michel Seignour
Independent Director10yrs€12.67kno data
Alice Crohas
Director6.67yrs€3.08kno data
Axelle Scaringella
Independent Director2.08yrsno datano data

10.0yrs

Average Tenure

68yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: AYH's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10 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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 26.8%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Archos S.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Archos S.A.
  • Ticker: AYH
  • Exchange: DB
  • Founded: 1988
  • Industry: Technology Hardware, Storage and Peripherals
  • Sector: Tech
  • Market Cap: €2.429m
  • Shares outstanding: 65.64m
  • Website: https://www.archos.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Archos S.A.
  • 12, rue Ampère
  • Igny
  • Ile-de-France
  • 91430
  • France

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
JXRENXTPA (Euronext Paris)YesOrdinary SharesFREURFeb 2002
AYHDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURFeb 2002
0OI0LSE (London Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesGBEURFeb 2002
ACOS.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDFeb 2002
JXRPBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesOrdinary SharesGBEURFeb 2002

Biography

Archos S.A. manufactures and sells consumer electronics worldwide. The company offers tablets, smartphones, connected objects, electrical vehicles, and cryptocurrency hardware wallets, as well as customized products and engineering services. Its products have entertainment/content protection, home automation, navigation, energy monitoring, education, digital signage, automotive, and audio and video guide applications, as well as in the vertical markets, including professional and medical markets. Archos S.A. was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Igny, France. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/04/07 00:06
End of Day Share Price2020/04/06 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.