AST Groupe operates as a real estate developer in France. More Details
Good value with adequate balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has AST Groupe's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ASP is not significantly more volatile than the rest of French stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ASP's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
FR Consumer Durables
1 Year Return
FR Consumer Durables
Return vs Industry: ASP exceeded the French Consumer Durables industry which returned 5.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ASP exceeded the French Market which returned -1.9% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is AST Groupe's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StHere's Why AST Groupe (EPA:ASP) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StA Look At AST Groupe's (EPA:ASP) CEO Remuneration
1 month ago | Simply Wall StWith A Return On Equity Of 8.3%, Has AST Groupe's (EPA:ASP) Management Done Well?
Is AST Groupe 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: ASP (€4.21) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€4.05)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ASP is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ASP is good value based on its PE Ratio (18.5x) compared to the FR Consumer Durables industry average (26.3x).
PE vs Market: ASP is good value based on its PE Ratio (18.5x) compared to the French market (21.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ASP is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ASP is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.5x) compared to the FR Consumer Durables industry average (2.6x).
How is AST Groupe 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: ASP's forecast earnings growth (37.9% per year) is above the savings rate (0.6%).
Earnings vs Market: ASP's earnings (37.9% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the French market (25.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: ASP's revenue (4.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the French market (7.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ASP's revenue (4.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if ASP's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has AST Groupe performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ASP has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ASP's current net profit margins (1.8%) are higher than last year (1.5%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ASP's earnings have grown by 11.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ASP's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: ASP had negative earnings growth (-5.8%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Consumer Durables industry average (-11.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: ASP's Return on Equity (8.3%) is considered low.
How is AST Groupe's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ASP's short term assets (€100.7M) exceed its short term liabilities (€84.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: ASP's short term assets (€100.7M) exceed its long term liabilities (€29.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ASP's debt to equity ratio (114.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: ASP's debt to equity ratio has increased from 77.1% to 114.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ASP's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (33.5%).
Interest Coverage: ASP's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (12x coverage).
What is AST Groupe current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ASP's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ASP'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 ASP's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ASP's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: ASP is not paying a notable dividend for the French market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ASP'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?
Average board tenure
Mr. Alain Tur is a Co-Founder of AST Groupe and has been its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since May 17, 2000. Mr. Tur served as President and Managing Director of AST Groupe.
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Alain's total compensation ($USD267.22K) is about average for companies of similar size in the French market ($USD261.84K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Alain's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Deputy CEO||4.67yrs||€198.20k||1.17% |
|Independent Director||10.67yrs||no data||0.0078% |
|Independent Director||8.5yrs||€5.60k||0.039% |
Experienced Board: ASP's board of directors are considered experienced (9.6 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.
AST Groupe's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: AST Groupe
- Ticker: ASP
- Exchange: ENXTPA
- Founded: 1993
- Industry: Homebuilding
- Sector: Consumer Durables
- Market Cap: €54.132m
- Shares outstanding: 12.86m
- Website: https://www.ast-groupe.fr
Number of Employees
- AST Groupe
- 78, rue Elisée Reclus
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|ASP||ENXTPA (Euronext Paris)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||FR||EUR||Jul 2000|
|ASPP||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||EUR||Jul 2000|
|0J2S||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||EUR||Jul 2000|
|9NA||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jul 2000|
AST Groupe operates as a real estate developer in France. The company engages in the development and construction of houses and apartments, as well as develops land. The company’s projects include individu...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/11/28 18:37|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/11/27 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.