Compagnie de Saint-Gobain S.A. designs, manufactures, and distributes materials and solutions for wellbeing worldwide. More Details
Proven track record with adequate balance sheet and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has Compagnie de Saint-Gobain's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SGO is not significantly more volatile than the rest of French stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SGO's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: SGO matched the French Building industry which returned 93% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SGO exceeded the French Market which returned 39.7% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Compagnie de Saint-Gobain's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
5 days ago | Simply Wall StA Look At The Fair Value Of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain S.A. (EPA:SGO)
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StReturns At Compagnie de Saint-Gobain (EPA:SGO) Appear To Be Weighed Down
1 month ago | Simply Wall StWhy Compagnie de Saint-Gobain S.A. (EPA:SGO) Could Be Worth Watching
Is Compagnie de Saint-Gobain undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: SGO (€60.25) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€55.66)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SGO is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SGO is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.7x) compared to the European Building industry average (22.5x).
PE vs Market: SGO is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.7x) compared to the French market (21.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SGO is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.4x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SGO is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.7x) compared to the FR Building industry average (1.3x).
How is Compagnie de Saint-Gobain forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 20 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SGO's forecast earnings growth (6.1% per year) is above the savings rate (0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: SGO's earnings (6.1% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the French market (14.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SGO's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: SGO's revenue (3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the French market (6.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SGO's revenue (3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SGO's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (12%).
How has Compagnie de Saint-Gobain performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SGO has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SGO's current net profit margins (5.1%) are higher than last year (0.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SGO's earnings have declined by 6.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SGO's earnings growth over the past year (673.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (-6.5% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: SGO earnings growth over the past year (673.1%) exceeded the Building industry 32.9%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: SGO's Return on Equity (11.7%) is considered low.
How is Compagnie de Saint-Gobain's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SGO's short term assets (€20.6B) exceed its short term liabilities (€14.3B).
Long Term Liabilities: SGO's short term assets (€20.6B) exceed its long term liabilities (€15.7B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SGO's debt to equity ratio (57.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SGO's debt to equity ratio has increased from 51.7% to 57.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SGO's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (51.9%).
Interest Coverage: SGO's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (12.9x coverage).
What is Compagnie de Saint-Gobain current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SGO's dividend (2.21%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the French market (1.29%).
High Dividend: SGO's dividend (2.21%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the French market (3.87%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SGO's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: SGO's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (32.4%), SGO's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: SGO's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (38% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Benoit Bazin (53 yo)
Mr. Benoit Bazin serves as Chief Executive Officer of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain S.A. since July 1, 2021. Mr. Bazin serves as Chief Operating Officer at Compagnie de Saint-Gobain since January 1, 2019 and s...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Benoit's total compensation ($USD3.15M) is about average for companies of similar size in the French market ($USD3.27M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Benoit's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: SGO's management team is considered experienced (2.5 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: SGO's board of directors are considered experienced (8.1 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.
Compagnie de Saint-Gobain S.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Compagnie de Saint-Gobain S.A.
- Ticker: SGO
- Exchange: ENXTPA
- Founded: 1665
- Industry: Building Products
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: €32.270b
- Shares outstanding: 535.61m
- Website: https://www.saint-gobain.com
Number of Employees
- Compagnie de Saint-Gobain S.A.
- Tour Saint-Gobain
- 12, place de l’Iris
Compagnie de Saint-Gobain S.A. designs, manufactures, and distributes materials and solutions for wellbeing worldwide. It operates in five segments: High Performance Solutions; Northern Europe; Southern Eu...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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