Compagnie de Saint-Gobain S.A. designs, manufactures, and distributes materials and solutions for wellbeing worldwide. More Details
Adequate balance sheet with moderate growth potential.
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 exceeded the French Building industry which returned 139.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SGO exceeded the French Market which returned 48.4% 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 StDoes Compagnie de Saint-Gobain S.A.'s (EPA:SGO) Weak Fundamentals Mean That The Market Could Correct Its Share Price?
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StCalculating The Intrinsic Value Of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain S.A. (EPA:SGO)
1 month ago | Simply Wall StCompagnie de Saint-Gobain (EPA:SGO) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly
Is Compagnie de Saint-Gobain 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: SGO (€55.61) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€58.63)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SGO is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SGO is poor value based on its PE Ratio (65.4x) compared to the European Building industry average (25x).
PE vs Market: SGO is poor value based on its PE Ratio (65.4x) compared to the French market (24.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SGO is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SGO is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.6x) compared to the XE Building industry average (2.8x).
How is Compagnie de Saint-Gobain forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 19 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SGO's forecast earnings growth (24.3% per year) is above the savings rate (0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: SGO's earnings (24.3% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the French market (19.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SGO's revenue (3.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the French market (6.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SGO's revenue (3.8% 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 (11.4%).
How has Compagnie de Saint-Gobain performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SGO has a large one-off loss of €1.3B impacting its December 31 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: SGO's current net profit margins (1.2%) are lower than last year (3.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SGO's earnings have declined by 10.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SGO's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: SGO had negative earnings growth (-67.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Building industry average (8.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SGO's Return on Equity (2.7%) is considered low.
How is Compagnie de Saint-Gobain's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SGO's short term assets (€20.1B) exceed its short term liabilities (€13.8B).
Long Term Liabilities: SGO's short term assets (€20.1B) exceed its long term liabilities (€16.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SGO's debt to equity ratio (68.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SGO's debt to equity ratio has increased from 52.7% to 68.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SGO's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (37.6%).
Interest Coverage: SGO's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (8.6x coverage).
What is Compagnie de Saint-Gobain current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SGO's dividend (2.39%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the French market (1.33%).
High Dividend: SGO's dividend (2.39%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the French market (3.91%).
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 high payout ratio (156.5%), SGO's dividend payments are not 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 (37.1% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Pierre-Andre de Chalendar (62 yo)
Mr. Pierre-Andre de Chalendar has been an Independent Director at Veolia Environnement S.A. since April 22, 2021. He serves as Director at BNP Paribas SA since May 23, 2012. Mr. de Chalendar serves as Chie...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Pierre-Andre's total compensation ($USD5.56M) is above average for companies of similar size in the French market ($USD3.92M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Pierre-Andre's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: SGO's management team is considered experienced (3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: SGO's board of directors are considered experienced (7.9 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: €29.476b
- Shares outstanding: 530.04m
- 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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