Elis SA provides linen and work wear rental, laundry, and hygiene and well-being services in France, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Central Europe, Scandinavia, Eastern Europe, Southern Europe, and Latin America.
Undervalued with solid track record.
Share Price & News
How has Elis's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ELIS's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
FR Commercial Services
1 Year Return
FR Commercial Services
Return vs Industry: ELIS underperformed the French Commercial Services industry which returned -40.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ELIS underperformed the French Market which returned -23.1% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Elis's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Elis 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: ELIS (€7.78) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€19.02)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ELIS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ELIS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (12.4x) compared to the Commercial Services industry average (12.4x).
PE vs Market: ELIS is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.4x) compared to the French market (13.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ELIS is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.9x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ELIS is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.6x) compared to the FR Commercial Services industry average (0.9x).
How is Elis forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 12 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ELIS's forecast earnings growth (13.8% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.1%).
Earnings vs Market: ELIS's earnings (13.8% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the French market (12.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: ELIS's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: ELIS's revenue (1.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the French market (3.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ELIS's revenue (1.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: ELIS's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (7.3%).
How has Elis performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ELIS has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ELIS's current net profit margins (4.2%) are higher than last year (2.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ELIS has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 54.8% per year.
Accelerating Growth: ELIS's earnings growth over the past year (65.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (54.8% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: ELIS earnings growth over the past year (65.3%) exceeded the Commercial Services industry 2%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: ELIS's Return on Equity (4.7%) is considered low.
How is Elis's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ELIS's short term assets (€999.9M) do not cover its short term liabilities (€1.3B).
Long Term Liabilities: ELIS's short term assets (€999.9M) do not cover its long term liabilities (€4.0B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ELIS's debt to equity ratio (119.9%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: ELIS's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 556.1% to 119.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ELIS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (28.7%).
Interest Coverage: ELIS's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.7x coverage).
Inventory Level: ELIS has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: ELIS's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.3x debt).
What is Elis's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: ELIS's dividend (5.02%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the French market (2.08%).
High Dividend: ELIS's dividend (5.02%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the French market (6.36%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, ELIS has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: ELIS's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 4 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: ELIS's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (34.4% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Xavier Martiré (48yo)
Mr. Xavier Martiré serves as the Chairman of the Management Board and Chief Executive Officer at Elis SA since September 5, 2014. He began his career at SNCF in 1997 as TGV (high-speed train) maintenance w ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Xavier's total compensation ($USD4.00M) is above average for companies of similar size in the French market ($USD1.29M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Xavier's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chairman of the Management Board & CEO||no data||€3.71m||0.027% €463.1k|
|CFO & Member of the Management Board||no data||€1.55m||0.021% €363.2k|
|Deputy COO & Member of the Management Board||5.58yrs||€1.21m||0.0096% €165.5k|
|Investor Relations Director||no data||no data||no data|
|Marketing & Innovation Director||4yrs||no data||no data|
|Human Resources and CSR Director||10.25yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: ELIS's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.6 years average tenure).
|Independent Chairman of the Supervisory Board||5.17yrs||€64.80k||0.00056% €9.6k|
|Independent Member of the Supervisory Board||1.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Member of the Supervisory Board||5.58yrs||€44.30k||0.00045% €7.7k|
|Independent Member of the Supervisory Board||4.83yrs||€37.80k||0.00023% €3.9k|
|Member of the Supervisory Board||3.83yrs||€41.80k||0.00023% €3.9k|
|Independent Member of the Supervisory Board||2.92yrs||€37.80k||0.00023% €3.9k|
|Member of the Supervisory Board||2.08yrs||€37.80k||0.00023% €3.9k|
Experienced Board: ELIS's board of directors are considered experienced (3.8 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.
Elis SA's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Elis SA
- Ticker: ELIS
- Exchange: ENXTPA
- Founded: 1883
- Industry: Diversified Support Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: €1.717b
- Shares outstanding: 220.79m
- Website: https://www.corporate-elis.com
Number of Employees
- Elis SA
- 5 Boulevard Louis Loucheur
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|ELIS||ENXTPA (Euronext Paris)||Yes||Common Stock||FR||EUR||Feb 2015|
|ELISP||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Common Stock||GB||EUR||Feb 2015|
|0RA8||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||EUR||Feb 2015|
|ELSS.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Feb 2015|
|ELIS N||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||Feb 2015|
Elis SA provides linen and work wear rental, laundry, and hygiene and well-being services in France, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Central Europe, Scandinavia, Eastern Europe, Southern Europe, and Latin America. The company offers work uniforms for the hospitality, healthcare, ultra-clean, beauty, industry, agrifood, and other sectors; automatic clothing dispenser systems; and linens for hospitality and healthcare sectors. It also provides washroom hygiene services, such as hand washing and wiping, toilet paper dispensers, air purification, washroom hygiene, and feminine hygiene. In addition, the company offers infectious medical waste management services primarily for the healthcare sector; equipment for reception areas; floor protection services, such as mat rental and maintenance; beverage dispensers; and pest control services. It primarily serves the hospitality, industry, trade and services, and healthcare sectors. Elis SA was founded in 1883 and is headquartered in Saint-Cloud, France.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/06 00:19|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/03 00:00|
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