Compagnie de Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures, and distributes materials and solutions for wellbeing worldwide.
Established dividend payer and good value.
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's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: SGO exceeded the French Building industry which returned -30.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SGO underperformed the French Market which returned -19.6% over the past year.
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
6 days ago | Simply Wall StWhat Is Compagnie de Saint-Gobain's (EPA:SGO) P/E Ratio After Its Share Price Tanked?
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StA Sliding Share Price Has Us Looking At Compagnie de Saint-Gobain S.A.'s (EPA:SGO) P/E Ratio
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StCompagnie de Saint-Gobain (EPA:SGO) Takes On Some Risk With Its Use Of Debt
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 (€25.24) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€26.92)
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 good value based on its PE Ratio (9.7x) compared to the Building industry average (13.9x).
PE vs Market: SGO is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.7x) compared to the French market (13.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SGO is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SGO is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.7x) compared to the FR Building industry average (0.7x).
How is Compagnie de Saint-Gobain forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 14 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SGO's forecast earnings growth (9.5% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.1%).
Earnings vs Market: SGO's earnings (9.5% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the French market (12.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SGO's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: SGO's revenue (0% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the French market (3.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SGO's revenue (0% 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 (8.5%).
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 €753.0M impacting its December 31 2019 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: SGO's current net profit margins (3.3%) are higher than last year (1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SGO's earnings have grown by 11.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SGO's earnings growth over the past year (254.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (11.4% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: SGO earnings growth over the past year (254.2%) exceeded the Building industry 23.3%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: SGO's Return on Equity (7.4%) is considered low.
How is Compagnie de Saint-Gobain's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SGO's short term assets (€17.8B) exceed its short term liabilities (€13.1B).
Long Term Liabilities: SGO's short term assets (€17.8B) exceed its long term liabilities (€17.1B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SGO's debt to equity ratio (62%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SGO's debt to equity ratio has increased from 58.2% to 62% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SGO's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (31%).
Interest Coverage: SGO's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (10.2x coverage).
What is Compagnie de Saint-Gobain's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SGO's dividend (5.47%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the French market (2%).
High Dividend: SGO's dividend (5.47%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the French market (6.15%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SGO's dividends per share have been stable 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 reasonable payout ratio (53.2%), SGO's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: SGO's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (42% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Pierre-André de Chalendar (61yo)
Mr. Pierre-André de Chalendar serves as Director at BNP Paribas SA since May 23, 2012. Mr. de Chalendar serves as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman at Compagnie de Saint-Gobain since June 7, 2007 and si ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Pierre-André's total compensation ($USD3.80M) is about average for companies of similar size in the French market ($USD3.94M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Pierre-André's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chairman & CEO||12.83yrs||€3.51m||0.034% €4.6m|
|Chief Financial Officer||1.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Operating Officer||1.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice-President of Technology & Industrial Performance||1.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice-President of Information Systems||9.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Financial Communication & Investor Relations||3.08yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice-President of Communications||2.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice-President of Marketing & Development||1.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Human Resources & Digital Transformation||9.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & CEO of High Performance Solutions||3.25yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: SGO's management team is considered experienced (2.8 years average tenure).
|Chairman & CEO||12.83yrs||€3.51m||0.034% €4.6m|
|Lead Independent Director||2.83yrs||€101.20k||0.00081% €109.3k|
|Honorary Chairman||no data||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||6.83yrs||€88.47k||0.00056% €75.5k|
|Independent Director||10.83yrs||€91.17k||0.00015% €20.2k|
|Non-Executive Independent Chairman of Grindwell Norton Limited||no data||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||8.83yrs||€93.92k||0.00015% €20.2k|
|Independent Director||6.83yrs||€80.26k||0.00041% €55.3k|
Experienced Board: SGO's board of directors are considered experienced (9.3 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: €13.488b
- Shares outstanding: 543.66m
- Website: https://www.saint-gobain.com
Number of Employees
- Compagnie de Saint-Gobain S.A.
- Les Miroirs
- 18, avenue d'Alsace
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|CODG.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jul 1981|
|COD||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||EUR||Jul 1981|
|SGO||ENXTPA (Euronext Paris)||Yes||Common Stock||FR||EUR||Jul 1981|
|GOB||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||CH||CHF||Jul 1981|
|GOB||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jul 1981|
|GOB||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jul 1981|
|SGOP||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Common Stock||GB||EUR||Jul 1981|
|SGO||BIT (Borsa Italiana)||Yes||Common Stock||IT||EUR||Jul 1981|
|SGO||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||AT||EUR||Jul 1981|
|GOBZ||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Common Stock||GB||CHF||Jul 1981|
|SGO N||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||Jul 1981|
|CODY.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||UNSP ADR EACH REPR 0.2 ORD||US||USD||Dec 2008|
|GOBU||BST (Boerse-Stuttgart)||UNSP ADR EACH REPR 0.2 ORD||DE||EUR||Dec 2008|
Compagnie de Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures, and distributes materials and solutions for wellbeing worldwide. It operates in five segments: High Performance Solutions; Northern Europe; Southern Europe – Middle East – Africa; Americas; and Asia-Pacific. The company offers glass for building, industrial mortars, exterior products, and pipes; insulation, plasterboards, and interior glass products; and coated glass and high performance materials. It also distributes heavy building materials; plumbing, heating, and sanitary ware products; timbers and panels; interior solutions; roofing products; civil engineering products; ceramic tiles; and site equipment and tools. The company was founded in 1665 and is headquartered in Courbevoie, France.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/08 20:45|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/08 00:00|
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