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Executive Summary

Christian Dior SE, through its subsidiaries, engages in the production, distribution, and retail of fashion and leather goods, wines and spirits, perfumes and cosmetics, and watches and jewelry worldwide. More Details

Snowflake Analysis

Mediocre balance sheet with questionable track record.

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Share Price & News

How has Christian Dior's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: CDI is less volatile than 75% of French stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.

Volatility Over Time: CDI's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




FR Luxury


FR Market

1 Year Return




FR Luxury


FR Market

Return vs Industry: CDI underperformed the French Luxury industry which returned 29.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CDI exceeded the French Market which returned 8% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day-0.8%-2.5%-1.4%
30 Day5.0%4.7%4.2%
90 Day6.7%4.8%2.5%
1 Year22.2%20.8%31.1%29.8%12.1%9.9%
3 Year68.8%51.9%91.0%79.1%24.9%14.4%
5 Year221.7%180.6%198.2%172.6%63.9%39.6%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

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Is Christian Dior 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: CDI (€460.4) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€290.13)

Significantly Below Fair Value: CDI is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: CDI is good value based on its PE Ratio (45.6x) compared to the FR Luxury industry average (46x).

PE vs Market: CDI is poor value based on its PE Ratio (45.6x) compared to the French market (23.3x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate CDI's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: CDI is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (7.9x) compared to the FR Luxury industry average (2.1x).

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Future Growth

How is Christian Dior forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?


Forecasted Consumer Durables industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Christian Dior has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

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Past Performance

How has Christian Dior performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CDI has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: CDI's current net profit margins (3.9%) are lower than last year (5.4%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CDI's earnings have grown by 7.1% per year over the past 5 years.

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

Earnings vs Industry: CDI had negative earnings growth (-32.1%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Luxury industry average (-9.2%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: CDI's Return on Equity (13.7%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Christian Dior's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CDI's short term assets (€36.5B) exceed its short term liabilities (€23.5B).

Long Term Liabilities: CDI's short term assets (€36.5B) do not cover its long term liabilities (€42.6B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CDI's debt to equity ratio (68.8%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: CDI's debt to equity ratio has increased from 39.5% to 68.8% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: CDI's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (34.6%).

Interest Coverage: CDI's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (19.5x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is Christian Dior current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Upcoming Dividend Payment

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: CDI's dividend (1.3%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the French market (1.32%).

High Dividend: CDI's dividend (1.3%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the French market (4.56%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: CDI's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: CDI's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (45.5%), CDI's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.

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


Average board tenure


Sidney Toledano (69 yo)





Mr. Sidney Toledano serves as President of Fendi France S.A.S. Mr. Toledano is Chief Executive Officer at Christian Dior SE since March 15, 2016 and Vice Chairman since December 01, 2015. He began his care...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Sidney's total compensation ($USD5.16M) is about average for companies of similar size in the French market ($USD4.11M).

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

Board Members

Sidney Toledano
Vice Chairman & CEO4.92yrs€4.26m0.12%
€ 99.1m
Bernard Arnault
€ 246.0m
Nicolas Bazire
€ 91.4k
Delphine Gancia
€ 128.8m
Christian de Labriffe
Independent Director34.75yrs€23.53k0.00011%
€ 91.4k
Hélène Desmarais
Independent Director 8.83yrs€19.70k0.00011%
€ 91.4k
Segolene Gallienne
Independent Director10.83yrs€7.66k0.00011%
€ 91.4k
Jaime de Marichalar y Saenz de Tejada
Advisory Board Memberno data€9.85kno data
Renaud de Vabres
Independent Director12yrs€12.58k0.00011%
€ 91.4k
Maria Luisa Piana
€ 91.4k


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: CDI's board of directors are considered experienced (8.8 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.

Ownership Breakdown

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

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Christian Dior SE's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Christian Dior SE
  • Ticker: CDI
  • Exchange: ENXTPA
  • Founded: 1946
  • Industry: Apparel, Accessories and Luxury Goods
  • Sector: Consumer Durables
  • Market Cap: €83.061b
  • Shares outstanding: 180.41m
  • Website: https://www.dior-finance.com

Number of Employees


  • Christian Dior SE
  • 30, avenue Montaigne
  • Paris
  • Ile-de-France
  • 75008
  • France


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
CHDR.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDJan 1992
CDIENXTPA (Euronext Paris)YesOrdinary SharesFREURJan 1992
DIODB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURJan 1992
0NPLLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesGBEURJan 1992
CDIPBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesOrdinary SharesGBEURJan 1992
CDIWBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesATEURJan 1992
CDISWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesCHCHFJan 1992


Christian Dior SE, through its subsidiaries, engages in the production, distribution, and retail of fashion and leather goods, wines and spirits, perfumes and cosmetics, and watches and jewelry worldwide. ...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/02/26 20:45
End of Day Share Price2021/02/26 00:00
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.