Somfy SA manufactures and sells automatic controls for openings and closures in homes and buildings. More Details
Flawless balance sheet with solid track record and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has Somfy's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SO's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: SO exceeded the French Electrical industry which returned 19.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SO exceeded the French Market which returned -7.5% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Somfy's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
4 weeks ago | Simply Wall StThese 4 Measures Indicate That Somfy (EPA:SO) Is Using Debt Safely
1 month ago | Simply Wall StHas Somfy (EPA:SO) Got What It Takes To Become A Multi-Bagger?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StPinning Down Somfy SA's (EPA:SO) P/E Is Difficult Right Now
Is Somfy 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: SO (€135) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€61.89)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SO is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SO is poor value based on its PE Ratio (30.3x) compared to the FR Electrical industry average (25.7x).
PE vs Market: SO is poor value based on its PE Ratio (30.3x) compared to the French market (18.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SO is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (4.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SO is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4.4x) compared to the FR Electrical industry average (2.7x).
How is Somfy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SO's forecast earnings growth (6.4% per year) is above the savings rate (0.6%).
Earnings vs Market: SO's earnings (6.4% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the French market (23.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SO's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: SO's revenue (6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the French market (6.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SO's revenue (6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SO's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (14.6%).
How has Somfy performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SO has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SO's current net profit margins (13.3%) are higher than last year (12.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SO's earnings have grown by 1.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SO's earnings growth over the past year (3%) exceeds its 5-year average (1.1% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: SO earnings growth over the past year (3%) exceeded the Electrical industry -13.1%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: SO's Return on Equity (14.6%) is considered low.
How is Somfy's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SO's short term assets (€835.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (€276.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: SO's short term assets (€835.5M) exceed its long term liabilities (€107.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SO's debt to equity ratio (6.3%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: SO's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 32.2% to 6.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SO's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (391.8%).
Interest Coverage: SO's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (104.1x coverage).
What is Somfy current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SO's dividend (0.93%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the French market (1.56%).
High Dividend: SO's dividend (0.93%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the French market (5.29%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SO's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: SO's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (28.1%), SO's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: SO's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (31.1% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Jean Despature (42 yo)
Mr. Jean Guillaume Despature has been Chairman of the Management Board at Somfy SA since March 9, 2016. and has been its member since November 6, 2014. Mr. Despature serves as Chairperson of The Supervisor ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jean's total compensation ($USD1.84M) is below average for companies of similar size in the French market ($USD3.58M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jean's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
|Independent Chairman of the Supervisory Board||7.42yrs||€103.60k||no data|
|Vice Chairman of Supervisory Board||no data||€19.60k||no data|
|Member of Supervisory Board||18.33yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Member of the Supervisory Board||3.42yrs||€8.00k||no data|
|Independent Member of Supervisory Board||3.42yrs||€8.00k||no data|
|Independent Member of Supervisory Board||7.42yrs||€16.00k||no data|
|Member of Supervisory Board||3.42yrs||€8.00k||no data|
|Independent Supervisory Board Member||0.33yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: SO's board of directors are considered experienced (3.4 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.
Somfy SA's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Somfy SA
- Ticker: SO
- Exchange: ENXTPA
- Founded: 1969
- Industry: Electrical Components and Equipment
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: €4.642b
- Shares outstanding: 34.38m
- Website: https://www.somfy-group.com/fr-fr
Number of Employees
- Somfy SA
- 50 avenue du Nouveau-Monde
- BP 152
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SO||ENXTPA (Euronext Paris)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||FR||EUR||Jan 1992|
|0RR3||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||EUR||Jan 1992|
|SOP||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||EUR||Jan 1992|
|YSM||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 1992|
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Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/10/22 21:20|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/22 00:00|
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