CEN Stock Overview
Groupe CRIT SA provides temporary staffing and recruitment services to the small and medium-sized businesses and industries in France, the United States, the United Kingdom, Spain, Portugal, Africa, and internationally.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||€61.40|
|52 Week High||€76.30|
|52 Week Low||€53.90|
|1 Month Change||5.86%|
|3 Month Change||-4.06%|
|1 Year Change||-10.37%|
|3 Year Change||-4.21%|
|5 Year Change||-24.02%|
|Change since IPO||923.33%|
Recent News & Updates
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|CEN||FR Professional Services||FR Market|
Return vs Industry: CEN matched the French Professional Services industry which returned -10.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CEN underperformed the French Market which returned -6.7% over the past year.
|CEN Average Weekly Movement||2.8%|
|Professional Services Industry Average Movement||4.0%|
|Market Average Movement||5.0%|
|10% most volatile stocks in FR Market||9.0%|
|10% least volatile stocks in FR Market||2.9%|
Stable Share Price: CEN is less volatile than 75% of French stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CEN's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Groupe CRIT SA provides temporary staffing and recruitment services to the small and medium-sized businesses and industries in France, the United States, the United Kingdom, Spain, Portugal, Africa, and internationally. It operates through three segments: Temporary Staffing and Recruitment, Airport Services, and Other Services. The company offers services for recruitment; job placement; consulting; HR management digitization; and first-time employment support, including support and advice to job seekers, redeployment and retraining for workers made redundant, engineering consulting for finding employment for recent graduates, employment support and advice for disabled workers, audits and advice for companies, etc. It also provides airport services, such as check-in, boarding, and ticketing; aircraft assistance services consisting of towing, parking, chocking, electrical connections, baggage and cargo handling, checking tanks, cleaning, and aircraft pushouts; traffic services comprising monitoring flight plans, drawing up weight and balance forms, weather tracking, etc.; and cargo services that include transfer of cargo and mail from runway and storage.
Groupe CRIT Fundamentals Summary
|CEN fundamental statistics|
Is CEN overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|CEN income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||€1.91b|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Sep 13, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||3.97|
|Net Profit Margin||2.17%|
How did CEN perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.6%Current Dividend Yield
Is CEN undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 6/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
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|What is CEN's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does CEN's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|CEN PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
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Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: CEN is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (15.5x) compared to the peer average (17.9x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does CEN's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the European Professional Services Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: CEN is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (15.5x) compared to the French Professional Services industry average (16.1x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is CEN's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||15.5x|
|Fair PE Ratio||21.5x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: CEN is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (15.5x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (21.5x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of CEN when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: CEN (€61.4) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€173.21)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CEN is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price and analysts are within a statistically confident range of agreement.
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How is Groupe CRIT forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Future Growth Score3/6
Future Growth Score 3/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CEN's forecast earnings growth (15% per year) is above the savings rate (0.3%).
Earnings vs Market: CEN's earnings (15% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the French market (11.5% per year).
High Growth Earnings: CEN's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: CEN's revenue (6.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the French market (5.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CEN's revenue (6.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: CEN's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (8.9%).
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How has Groupe CRIT performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score4/6
Past Performance Score 4/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CEN has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: CEN's current net profit margins (2.2%) are higher than last year (0.09%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CEN's earnings have declined by 24.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: CEN's earnings growth over the past year (2730.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (-24.6% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: CEN earnings growth over the past year (2730.2%) exceeded the Professional Services industry 53.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: CEN's Return on Equity (6.6%) is considered low.
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How is Groupe CRIT's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CEN's short term assets (€877.7M) exceed its short term liabilities (€488.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: CEN's short term assets (€877.7M) exceed its long term liabilities (€104.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CEN has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: CEN's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 22.6% to 5.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CEN's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (366.7%).
Interest Coverage: CEN earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
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What is Groupe CRIT current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 3/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: CEN's dividend (1.63%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the French market (1.68%).
High Dividend: CEN's dividend (1.63%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the French market (5.27%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: CEN's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: CEN's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (25.2%), CEN's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its low cash payout ratio (9.5%), CEN's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Nathalie Jaoui (58 yo)
Mrs. Nathalie Jaoui serves as Chairman of the board and Chief Executive Officer at Groupe CRIT SA since February 24, 2022. She served as Executive Vice President and President of the Temporary Staffing & R...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Nathalie's total compensation ($USD311.72K) is below average for companies of similar size in the French market ($USD572.57K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Nathalie's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Board: CEN's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 33.9 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.
Groupe CRIT SA's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Groupe CRIT SA
- Ticker: CEN
- Exchange: ENXTPA
- Founded: 1962
- Industry: Human Resource and Employment Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Implied Market Cap: €681.560m
- Shares outstanding: 11.10m
- Website: https://www.groupe-crit.com
Number of Employees
- Groupe CRIT SA
- 6, rue Toulouse Lautrec
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/08/07 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/08/05 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.