Promotora de Informaciones, S.A., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the exploitation of printed and audiovisual media in Spain and internationally.
Moderate growth potential with imperfect balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Promotora de Informaciones's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: PRS has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: PRS underperformed the Spanish Media industry which returned -3.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PRS underperformed the Spanish Market which returned 9.2% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Promotora de Informaciones's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Promotora de Informaciones undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: PRS (€1.42) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€1.74)
Significantly Below Fair Value: PRS is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: PRS is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Media industry average.
PE vs Market: PRS is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Spanish market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate PRS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: PRS has negative assets, so we can't compare its PB Ratio to the XE Media industry average.
How is Promotora de Informaciones forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: PRS is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: PRS is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: PRS's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: PRS's revenue (1.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Spanish market (4.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: PRS's revenue (1.5% 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 PRS's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Promotora de Informaciones performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: PRS is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: PRS is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: PRS is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -69% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare PRS's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: PRS is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Media industry (-4.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: PRS's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Promotora de Informaciones's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: PRS has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.
Long Term Liabilities: PRS 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: PRS has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.
Reducing Debt: PRS's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.
Inventory Level: PRS has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: PRS has negative shareholder equity (liabilities exceed assets) therefore debt is not covered by short term assets.
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: Whilst unprofitable PRS has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: PRS is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 28.7% per year.
What is Promotora de Informaciones's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate PRS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate PRS'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 PRS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PRS's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: PRS is not paying a notable dividend for the Spanish market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of PRS's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Spanish market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Luis Cabral 0
Mr. Luis Cabral has been Chief Executive Officer of Media Capital at Promotora de Informaciones, S.A. since July 2019.
|Director of Institutional Investor Relations||19.9yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Talent Management||2.1yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Editor||2.1yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief of Communication & Institutional Relations||2.1yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of Media Capital||0.6yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Adviser||6.2yrs||€245.00k||no data|
Experienced Management: PRS's management team is considered experienced (2.1 years average tenure).
|Honorary Chairman||7.6yrs||€1.70m||no data|
|Vice Chairman of the Board||0.8yrs||no data||no data|
|External Director||0yrs||no data||no data|
|External Director||18.8yrs||€1.64m||0.0089% €89.9k|
|Non Executive Chairman||1.1yrs||no data||0.071% €711.0k|
|Independent External Director||2.3yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent External Director||2.3yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||2.3yrs||no data||no data|
|Director||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||0.7yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: PRS's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.3 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: Insufficient data to determine if 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 125.1%.
Promotora de Informaciones, S.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Promotora de Informaciones, S.A.
- Ticker: PRS
- Exchange: BME
- Founded: 1972
- Industry: Publishing
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: €1.005b
- Shares outstanding: 707.03m
- Website: https://www.prisa.com
Number of Employees
- Promotora de Informaciones, S.A.
- Gran Vía, 32
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|PZ41||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||EUR3.00||DE||EUR||No data|
|PRS||BME (Bolsas y Mercados Espanoles)||EUR3.00||ES||EUR||No data|
|GPOP.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Class A Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Jun 2000|
|PRS||BME (Bolsas y Mercados Espanoles)||Yes||Class A Ordinary Shares||ES||EUR||Jun 2000|
|PZ41||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Class A Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jun 2000|
|0R7W||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Class A Ordinary Shares||GB||EUR||Jun 2000|
|PRSE||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Class A Ordinary Shares||GB||EUR||Jun 2000|
|PRIS.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||ADR CL A SHS NEW||US||USD||Nov 2010|
Promotora de Informaciones, S.A., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the exploitation of printed and audiovisual media in Spain and internationally. The company’s Education segment publishes and sells educational books; and provides services and materials related to the education systems. Its Radio segment is involved in the broadcasting of advertisements; organization and management of events; and the provision of other supplementary services. The company’s Press segment sells newspapers and magazines, as well as offers advertising, promotions, and printing services. Promotora de Informaciones, S.A. was incorporated in 1972 and is based in Madrid, Spain.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/18 20:47|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/18 00:00|
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