DB:GUL

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Guillemot Corporation S.A. designs, manufactures, and sells interactive entertainment hardware and accessories in France, Germany, the United Kingdom, Spain, the United States, Canada, Italy, Belgium, China, and Romania.


Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet and fair value.


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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: GUL has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-4.1%

GUL

-8.0%

DE Tech

-5.7%

DE Market


1 Year Return

-19.5%

GUL

4.6%

DE Tech

6.1%

DE Market

Return vs Industry: GUL underperformed the German Tech industry which returned 4.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: GUL underperformed the German Market which returned 6.1% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

GULIndustryMarket
7 Day-4.1%-8.0%-5.7%
30 Day1.4%-12.4%-5.7%
90 Day-5.7%8.3%-3.6%
1 Year-15.8%-19.5%5.4%4.6%9.3%6.1%
3 Year50.9%44.3%137.0%132.0%8.9%-0.7%
5 Year180.2%167.9%82.6%61.1%13.6%-2.0%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Guillemot 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: GUL (€2.25) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€7.98)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: GUL is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Tech industry average.

PE vs Market: GUL 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 GUL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: GUL is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.6x) compared to the XE Tech industry average (1.3x).


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Future Growth

How is Guillemot forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

0.5%

Forecasted annual revenue growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if GUL's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (-0.4%).

Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if GUL's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the German market

High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: GUL's revenue (0.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the German market (5.1% per year).

High Growth Revenue: GUL's revenue (0.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if GUL's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Guillemot performed over the past 5 years?

35.1%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: GUL is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: GUL is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: GUL is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 35.1% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: GUL is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Tech industry (-8.4%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: GUL has a negative Return on Equity (-8.45%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is Guillemot's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: GUL's short term assets (€72.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (€32.7M).

Long Term Liabilities: GUL's short term assets (€72.5M) exceed its long term liabilities (€3.9M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: GUL's debt to equity ratio (23.2%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: GUL's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 47.9% to 23.2% over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: GUL has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: GUL's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 5.8x debt).


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: GUL has been profitable on average in the past, therefore cash runway is not a concern.

Forecast Cash Runway: GUL has been profitable on average in the past, therefore cash runway is not a concern.


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Dividend

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

6.02%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

company6.0%marketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.8%industryaverage1.7%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: GUL's dividend (6.02%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.43%).

High Dividend: GUL's dividend (6.02%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.8%)


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Too early to tell whether GUL's dividend payments have been stable as they only just started paying a dividend.

Growing Dividend: Too early to tell if GUL's dividend payments are increasing as they only just started paying a dividend.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: GUL is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.


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Management

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

22.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Claude Guillemot (63yo)

22.4yrs

Tenure

€200,220

Compensation

Mr. Claude Guillemot serves as the Chairman of the Board and President at Guillemot Corporation Société Anonyme and has been its Chief Executive Officer since September 1, 1997. Mr. Guillemot serves as Chi ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Claude's total compensation ($USD217.82K) is below average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD415.76K).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Claude Guillemot
Chairman of the Board22.4yrs€200.22k8.05% 2.6m
Christian Guillemot
Deputy CEO of Administration & Executive Director22.4yrs€38.13k8.37% 2.8m
Gérard Guillemot
Deputy CEO of Marketing Research & Executive Director22.4yrs€35.13k6.46% 2.1m
Michel Guillemot
Deputy CEO of Business Strategy & Executive Director22.4yrs€38.13k6.93% 2.3m
Yves Guillemot
Deputy CEO of Relations With Video Game Console & Computer Manufacturers22.3yrs€23.13k5.35% 1.8m

22.3yrs

Average Tenure

59yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: GUL's management team is seasoned and experienced (22.3 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Claude Guillemot
Chairman of the Board22.4yrs€200.22k8.05% 2.6m
Christian Guillemot
Deputy CEO of Administration & Executive Director22.4yrs€38.13k8.37% 2.8m
Gérard Guillemot
Deputy CEO of Marketing Research & Executive Director22.4yrs€35.13k6.46% 2.1m
Michel Guillemot
Deputy CEO of Business Strategy & Executive Director22.4yrs€38.13k6.93% 2.3m
Marie-Hélène Lair
Independent Director8.3yrs€15.00kno data
Maryvonne Roch-Nocera
Independent Director5.8yrs€12.00kno data
Corinne Le Roy
Director2.8yrs€15.00kno data

15.3yrs

Average Tenure

59yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: GUL's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 15.3 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

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


Key Information

  • Name: Guillemot Corporation S.A.
  • Ticker: GUL
  • Exchange: DB
  • Founded: 1984
  • Industry: Technology Hardware, Storage and Peripherals
  • Sector: Tech
  • Market Cap: €32.876m
  • Shares outstanding: 15.22m
  • Website: https://www.guillemot.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Guillemot Corporation S.A.
  • Place du Granier
  • BP 97143
  • Chantepie
  • Brittany
  • 35571
  • France

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
GUIENXTPA (Euronext Paris)YesOrdinary SharesFREURDec 1998
0NB2LSE (London Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesGBEURDec 1998
GULDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURDec 1998
GUIPBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesOrdinary SharesGBEURDec 1998

Biography

Guillemot Corporation S.A. designs, manufactures, and sells interactive entertainment hardware and accessories in France, Germany, the United Kingdom, Spain, the United States, Canada, Italy, Belgium, China, and Romania. It offers digital hardware and peripherals under the Hercules brand name; PC and console gaming accessories under the Thrustmaster brand name; and DJ solutions for various connected devices under the DJUCED brand name. The company was founded in 1984 and is based in Chantepie, France. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/25 22:09
End of Day Share Price2020/02/25 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.