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Executive Summary

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. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet and fair value.


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Share Price & News

How has Groupe CRIT's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: CEN has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

4.3%

CEN

-3.3%

FR Professional Services

-5.6%

FR Market


1 Year Return

-19.5%

CEN

0.7%

FR Professional Services

-14.4%

FR Market

Return vs Industry: CEN underperformed the French Professional Services industry which returned 0.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CEN underperformed the French Market which returned -14.4% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

CENIndustryMarket
7 Day4.3%-3.3%-5.6%
30 Day3.5%-3.3%-4.2%
90 Day14.5%2.3%-3.3%
1 Year-19.5%-19.5%1.3%0.7%-12.5%-14.4%
3 Year-28.6%-33.5%24.8%19.1%-2.4%-10.8%
5 Year18.5%9.1%77.5%62.3%22.4%4.2%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Groupe CRIT's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Groupe CRIT undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

9.6%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: CEN (€53.8) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€59.49)

Significantly Below Fair Value: CEN is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: CEN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (19.6x) compared to the FR Professional Services industry average (18.9x).

PE vs Market: CEN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (19.6x) compared to the French market (17.3x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: CEN is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.4x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: CEN is good value based on its PB Ratio (1x) compared to the FR Professional Services industry average (1.2x).


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Future Growth

How is Groupe CRIT forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?

53.0%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: CEN's forecast earnings growth (53% per year) is above the savings rate (0.6%).

Earnings vs Market: CEN's earnings (53% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the French market (23.6% per year).

High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: CEN's revenue (4.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the French market (6.8% per year).

High Growth Revenue: CEN's revenue (4.5% 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 (3.2%).


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Past Performance

How has Groupe CRIT performed over the past 5 years?

-1.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CEN has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: CEN's current net profit margins (1.5%) are lower than last year (3.3%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CEN's earnings have declined by 1.8% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: CEN's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: CEN had negative earnings growth (-63.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Professional Services industry average (-43.6%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: CEN's Return on Equity (4.9%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Groupe CRIT's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CEN's short term assets (€718.9M) exceed its short term liabilities (€430.0M).

Long Term Liabilities: CEN's short term assets (€718.9M) exceed its long term liabilities (€119.1M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CEN's debt to equity ratio (6%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: CEN's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 44.9% to 6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: CEN's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (738.3%).

Interest Coverage: CEN's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (176.4x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Groupe CRIT current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.86%

Forecast Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CEN's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CEN'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 CEN's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CEN's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: CEN is not paying a notable dividend for the French market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of CEN's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the French market.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

36.3yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Claude Guedj

no data

Tenure

€240,000

Compensation

Mr. Claude Guedj serves as Chief Executive Officer of Groupe CRIT SA. Mr. Guedj serves as Chief Executive Officer of CRIT INTERIM S.A. (Switzerland); Managing Director of Engineering Conception Maintenance ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Claude's total compensation ($USD0.00) is below average for companies of similar size in the French market ($USD634.30K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Claude's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Claude Guedj
Chairman & CEOno data€240.00k71.15%
€ 424.8m
Karine Guedj
Executive VP & Director36.25yrs€183.06k1.15%
€ 6.9m
Nathalie Jaoui
Executive VP27.92yrs€303.42k1.5%
€ 8.9m
Yvonne Guedj
Director51.25yrsno data0.91%
€ 5.5m
Valerie Charpentier
Employees Representative Directorno datano datano data

36.3yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Board: CEN's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 36.3 years average tenure).


Ownership

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.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Groupe CRIT SA's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Groupe CRIT SA
  • Ticker: CEN
  • Exchange: ENXTPA
  • Founded: 1962
  • Industry: Human Resource and Employment Services
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Market Cap: €596.955m
  • Shares outstanding: 11.10m
  • Website: https://www.groupe-crit.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Groupe CRIT SA
  • 6, rue Toulouse Lautrec
  • Paris
  • Ile-de-France
  • 75017
  • France

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
CENENXTPA (Euronext Paris)YesOrdinary SharesFREURMar 1999
0DZJLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesGBEURMar 1999
CENPBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesOrdinary SharesGBEURMar 1999
CT2BST (Boerse-Stuttgart)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURMar 1999

Biography

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 in ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/28 20:33
End of Day Share Price2020/10/28 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.