Assystem S.A. operates as an infrastructure engineering and consultancy company worldwide.
Solid track record with excellent balance sheet and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has Assystem's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ASY's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
FR Professional Services
1 Year Return
FR Professional Services
Return vs Industry: ASY underperformed the French Professional Services industry which returned 3.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ASY underperformed the French Market which returned -8.3% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Assystem's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Assystem 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: ASY (€21.65) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€12.86)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ASY is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ASY is good value based on its PE Ratio (11.8x) compared to the Professional Services industry average (12.1x).
PE vs Market: ASY is good value based on its PE Ratio (11.8x) compared to the French market (14.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ASY is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ASY is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the FR Professional Services industry average (1.1x).
How is Assystem forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ASY's forecast earnings growth (5.6% per year) is above the savings rate (0.6%).
Earnings vs Market: ASY's earnings (5.6% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the French market (13.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: ASY's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: ASY's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-1.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ASY's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-1.9% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: ASY's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (7.2%).
How has Assystem performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ASY has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ASY's current net profit margins (5.5%) are higher than last year (4.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ASY's earnings have grown by 8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ASY's earnings growth over the past year (39.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (8% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: ASY earnings growth over the past year (39.6%) exceeded the Professional Services industry 8.1%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: ASY's Return on Equity (7.2%) is considered low.
How is Assystem's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ASY's short term assets (€222.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (€172.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: ASY's short term assets (€222.1M) exceed its long term liabilities (€148.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ASY's debt to equity ratio (20.4%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: ASY's debt to equity ratio has increased from 7.1% to 20.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ASY's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (52%).
Interest Coverage: ASY earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Assystem's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: ASY's dividend (4.62%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the French market (1.7%).
High Dividend: ASY's dividend (4.62%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the French market (5.08%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: ASY's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: ASY's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (54.6%), ASY's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: ASY's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (53.8% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Dominique Louis (68yo)
Mr. Dominique Louis has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officre of Assystem SA since May 16, 2017. Mr. Louis served as Corporate Executive Officer of Assystem SA until February 1, 2016. He served as ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Dominique's total compensation ($USD281.93K) is below average for companies of similar size in the French market ($USD568.11K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Dominique's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chairman & CEO||3yrs||€253.60k||no data|
|Quality Engineer & Employee Representative Director||1.42yrs||no data||0.00035% €1.1k|
|Independent Director||4.17yrs||€30.71k||no data|
|Independent Director||16yrs||€69.11k||0.000010% €32.5|
|Independent Director||9yrs||€53.75k||no data|
Experienced Board: ASY's board of directors are considered experienced (5.1 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.
Assystem S.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Assystem S.A.
- Ticker: ASY
- Exchange: ENXTPA
- Founded: 1966
- Industry: Research and Consulting Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: €324.698m
- Shares outstanding: 15.00m
- Website: https://www.assystem.com
Number of Employees
- Assystem S.A.
- 70, boulevard de Courcelles
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|ASY||ENXTPA (Euronext Paris)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||FR||EUR||Oct 1999|
|BZ1||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Oct 1999|
|0OA7||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||EUR||Oct 1999|
|ASYP||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||EUR||Oct 1999|
Assystem S.A. operates as an infrastructure engineering and consultancy company worldwide. It operates through two divisions, Energy & Infrastructure, and Staffing. The Energy & Infrastructure division offers project management consultancy, including consultancy assistance with the construction and start-up phases, as well as for commissioning tests with the design and performance of safety tests; engineering procurement and construction management services across various project phases, from design through to decommissioning; design engineering services covering design assistance with configuration management, logistical support, customization, and related risks research services; and systems integration services for complex projects. This division serves customers, such as nuclear utilities companies and contractors, customers in conventional and renewable energy sectors, and designers and operators of transport infrastructure, as well as other complex infrastructure and life sciences companies. The Staffing division provides technical and engineering recruitment services for the oil and gas, energy, aerospace, defense telecommunications, railway, mining, metallurgy, environmental, and nuclear industries. The company was formerly known as AssystemBrime S.A. and changed its name to Assystem S.A. in June 2005. The company was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Paris, France. Assystem S.A. is a subsidiary of HDL Development.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/05/30 22:15|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/05/29 00:00|
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