Freelance.com SA provides intermediation between companies and intellectual providers in France, Germany, Britain, Morocco, Switzerland, and Singapore. More Details
High growth potential with excellent balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Freelance.com's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ALFRE is not significantly more volatile than the rest of French stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ALFRE's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
FR Professional Services
1 Year Return
FR Professional Services
Return vs Industry: ALFRE exceeded the French Professional Services industry which returned 47.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ALFRE exceeded the French Market which returned 39.2% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Freelance.com's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 day ago | Simply Wall StFreelance.com SA's (EPA:ALFRE) Fundamentals Look Pretty Strong: Could The Market Be Wrong About The Stock?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StReturns On Capital - An Important Metric For Freelance.com (EPA:ALFRE)
2 months ago | Simply Wall StWe Think Freelance.com's (EPA:ALFRE) Statutory Profit Might Understate Its Earnings Potential
Is Freelance.com 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: ALFRE (€3.98) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€41.99)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ALFRE is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ALFRE is poor value based on its PE Ratio (29.9x) compared to the FR Professional Services industry average (25x).
PE vs Market: ALFRE is poor value based on its PE Ratio (29.9x) compared to the French market (25.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ALFRE is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ALFRE is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.5x) compared to the FR Professional Services industry average (1.5x).
How is Freelance.com forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ALFRE's forecast earnings growth (29.4% per year) is above the savings rate (0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: ALFRE's earnings (29.4% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the French market (21.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: ALFRE's revenue (24.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the French market (6.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ALFRE's revenue (24.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: ALFRE's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (12.2%).
How has Freelance.com performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ALFRE has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ALFRE's current net profit margins (1.9%) are lower than last year (2.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ALFRE has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 60.2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: ALFRE's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: ALFRE had negative earnings growth (-16.7%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Professional Services industry average (-18.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: ALFRE's Return on Equity (11.4%) is considered low.
How is Freelance.com's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ALFRE's short term assets (€126.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (€124.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: ALFRE's short term assets (€126.2M) exceed its long term liabilities (€14.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ALFRE's debt to equity ratio (51.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: ALFRE had negative shareholder equity 5 years ago, but is now positive and has therefore improved.
Debt Coverage: ALFRE's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (65.7%).
Interest Coverage: ALFRE's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (18.1x coverage).
What is Freelance.com current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ALFRE's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ALFRE's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ALFRE's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ALFRE's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: ALFRE is not paying a notable dividend for the French market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ALFRE's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the French market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Sylvestre Blavet (52 yo)
Mr. Sylvestre Blavet serves as Chief Executive Officer at Freelance.com SA since 26 January 2019 and serves as Director since June 17, 2015 and its Chairman from January 31, 2017. He set up two companies b...
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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 2.2%.
Freelance.com SA's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Freelance.com SA
- Ticker: ALFRE
- Exchange: ENXTPA
- Founded: 1995
- Industry: Human Resource and Employment Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: €150.869m
- Shares outstanding: 36.89m
- Website: https://www.freelance.com
Number of Employees
- Freelance.com SA
- Paroi Nord de La Grande Arche
- 1, Parvis de La Défense
Freelance.com SA provides intermediation between companies and intellectual providers in France, Germany, Britain, Morocco, Switzerland, and Singapore. It offers outsourcing managing, talent acquisition an...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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