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Executive Summary

Hiolle Industries S.A. engages in the environment and services, railway and aeronautic, and international development businesses in France. More Details

Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet and undervalued.

Share Price & News

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

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: ALHIO is not significantly more volatile than the rest of French stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.

Volatility Over Time: ALHIO's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




FR Machinery


FR Market

1 Year Return




FR Machinery


FR Market

Return vs Industry: ALHIO underperformed the French Machinery industry which returned 15.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ALHIO underperformed the French Market which returned -2.6% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day3.0%1.7%1.1%
30 Day24.3%14.1%15.2%
90 Day-5.9%-1.5%11.6%
1 Year-15.1%-15.1%23.1%15.7%-0.6%-2.6%
3 Year-1.6%-7.2%30.6%11.1%16.8%7.1%
5 Year24.6%9.4%75.6%46.0%48.9%28.7%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

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Is Hiolle Industries 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: ALHIO (€3.48) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€10.29)

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

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: ALHIO is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.1x) compared to the FR Machinery industry average (24.9x).

PE vs Market: ALHIO is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.1x) compared to the French market (21.2x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate ALHIO's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: ALHIO is good value based on its PB Ratio (1x) compared to the FR Machinery industry average (1.5x).

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Future Growth

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


Forecasted Capital Goods 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 Hiolle Industries 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 Hiolle Industries performed over the past 5 years?


Last years earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ALHIO has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: ALHIO's current net profit margins (4.6%) are higher than last year (2.8%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: Insufficient data to determine if ALHIO's year-on-year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: Insufficient data to compare ALHIO's past year earnings growth to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: ALHIO earnings growth over the past year (75.5%) exceeded the Machinery industry -19.2%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: ALHIO's Return on Equity (13.5%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Hiolle Industries's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ALHIO's short term assets (€54.8M) exceed its short term liabilities (€31.6M).

Long Term Liabilities: ALHIO's short term assets (€54.8M) exceed its long term liabilities (€8.8M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ALHIO's debt to equity ratio (18%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: ALHIO's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 27.3% to 18% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: ALHIO's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (150.7%).

Interest Coverage: ALHIO's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (55.3x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: ALHIO's dividend (4.31%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the French market (1.42%).

High Dividend: ALHIO's dividend (4.31%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the French market (4.69%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: ALHIO has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: ALHIO's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 8 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (34.9%), ALHIO's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

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


CEO Compensation


Véronique Hiolle

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Mrs. Véronique Gapski Hiolle serves as the Chairman of Executive Board at Hiolle Industries. Mrs. Hiolle served as Finance Director of Hiolle Industries.

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Véronique's total compensation ($USD0.00) is below average for companies of similar size in the French market ($USD267.13K).

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


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

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

Key Information

  • Name: Hiolle Industries S.A.
  • Ticker: ALHIO
  • Exchange: ENXTPA
  • Founded: 1976
  • Industry: Industrial Machinery
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: €31.372m
  • Shares outstanding: 9.17m
  • Website: https://www.hiolle-industries.com

Number of Employees


  • Hiolle Industries S.A.
  • ZAC Valenciennes Rouvignies
  • 9, avenue Marc Lefrancq
  • Prouvy
  • Nord-Pas-de-Calais
  • 59121
  • France


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
ALHIOENXTPA (Euronext Paris)YesOrdinary SharesFREURSep 2000


Hiolle Industries S.A. engages in the environment and services, railway and aeronautic, and international development businesses in France. The company offers various industrial business services, includin...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/11/27 19:26
End of Day Share Price2020/11/27 00:00
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.