Valeo SE designs, produces, and sells components, systems, and services for automakers in France, North America, South America, Asia, Africa, and other European countries. More Details
Reasonable growth potential with imperfect balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Valeo's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: FR is not significantly more volatile than the rest of French stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: FR's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
FR Auto Components
1 Year Return
FR Auto Components
Return vs Industry: FR matched the French Auto Components industry which returned 50.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: FR exceeded the French Market which returned 44.4% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Valeo's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Valeo 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: FR (€25.53) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€29.06)
Significantly Below Fair Value: FR is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: FR is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the European Auto Components industry average.
PE vs Market: FR is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the French market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate FR's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: FR is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.9x) compared to the FR Auto Components industry average (1.7x).
How is Valeo forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 18 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: FR is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: FR is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: FR's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: FR's revenue (7.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the French market (6.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: FR's revenue (7.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: FR's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (19%).
How has Valeo performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: FR is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: FR is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: FR is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 45.7% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare FR's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: FR is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Auto Components industry (-38.5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: FR has a negative Return on Equity (-26.87%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Valeo's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: FR's short term assets (€7.9B) do not cover its short term liabilities (€9.3B).
Long Term Liabilities: FR's short term assets (€7.9B) exceed its long term liabilities (€5.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: FR's debt to equity ratio (145.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: FR's debt to equity ratio has increased from 48.2% to 145.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: FR's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (31.7%).
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if FR's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is Valeo current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: FR's dividend (1.18%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the French market (1.31%).
High Dividend: FR's dividend (1.18%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the French market (3.94%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: FR's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: FR's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: FR is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: FR's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (35% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jacques Aschenbroich (66 yo)
Mr. Jacques Aschenbroich has been the Chairman at Valeo SE (formerly known as Valeo SA) since February 18, 2016 and also its Chief Executive Officer since March 20, 2009. Mr. Aschenbroich served as the Chi...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jacques's total compensation ($USD5.18M) is above average for companies of similar size in the French market ($USD2.94M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jacques's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: FR's management team is seasoned and experienced (9.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: FR's board of directors are considered experienced (4.5 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.
Valeo SE's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Valeo SE
- Ticker: FR
- Exchange: ENXTPA
- Founded: 1923
- Industry: Auto Parts and Equipment
- Sector: Automobiles
- Market Cap: €6.134b
- Shares outstanding: 240.25m
- Website: https://www.valeo.com
Number of Employees
- Valeo SE
- 43, Rue Bayen
Valeo SE designs, produces, and sells components, systems, and services for automakers in France, North America, South America, Asia, Africa, and other European countries. The company operates through four...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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