EssilorLuxottica Société anonyme designs, manufactures, and distributes ophthalmic lenses, frames, and sunglasses in North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia, Oceania, and Africa. More Details
Flawless balance sheet with reasonable growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has EssilorLuxottica Société anonyme's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: EL is less volatile than 75% of French stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.
Volatility Over Time: EL's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: EL underperformed the French Luxury industry which returned 77.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: EL exceeded the French Market which returned 40% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is EssilorLuxottica Société anonyme's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StEstimating The Fair Value Of EssilorLuxottica Société anonyme (EPA:EL)
1 month ago | Simply Wall StUpdate: EssilorLuxottica Société anonyme (EPA:EL) Stock Gained 30% In The Last Five Years
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Is EssilorLuxottica Société anonyme 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: EL (€159.16) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€152.15)
Significantly Below Fair Value: EL is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: EL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (816.2x) compared to the French Luxury industry average (31.7x).
PE vs Market: EL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (816.2x) compared to the French market (22x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: EL is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (24.4x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: EL's PB Ratio (2.2x) is in line with the FR Luxury industry average.
How is EssilorLuxottica Société anonyme forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: EL's forecast earnings growth (33.4% per year) is above the savings rate (0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: EL's earnings (33.4% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the French market (15.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: EL's revenue (9.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the French market (6.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: EL's revenue (9.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: EL's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (6.3%).
How has EssilorLuxottica Société anonyme performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: EL has a large one-off loss of €242.0M impacting its December 31 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: EL's current net profit margins (0.6%) are lower than last year (6.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: EL's earnings have declined by 9.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: EL's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: EL had negative earnings growth (-92.1%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Luxury industry average (98.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: EL's Return on Equity (0.5%) is considered low.
How is EssilorLuxottica Société anonyme's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: EL's short term assets (€13.7B) exceed its short term liabilities (€6.2B).
Long Term Liabilities: EL's short term assets (€13.7B) exceed its long term liabilities (€13.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: EL's debt to equity ratio (30.4%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: EL's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 42.2% to 30.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: EL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (29.7%).
Interest Coverage: EL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5.9x coverage).
What is EssilorLuxottica Société anonyme current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: EL's dividend (1.36%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the French market (1.29%).
High Dividend: EL's dividend (1.36%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the French market (3.87%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: EL's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: EL's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (1143.5%), EL's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: EL's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (54.4% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Francesco Milleri (62 yo)
Mr. Francesco Milleri has been Chief Executive Officer at EssilorLuxottica Société anonyme since December 17, 2020. He serves as Chairman of Salmoiraghi & Viganò. Mr. Milleri has been a Deputy Chairman of ...
Experienced Management: EL's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: EL's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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.
EssilorLuxottica Société anonyme's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: EssilorLuxottica Société anonyme
- Ticker: EL
- Exchange: ENXTPA
- Founded: 1849
- Industry: Apparel, Accessories and Luxury Goods
- Sector: Consumer Durables
- Market Cap: €70.119b
- Shares outstanding: 440.56m
- Website: https://www.essilorluxottica.com
Number of Employees
- EssilorLuxottica Société anonyme
- 1-5 rue Paul CEzanne
EssilorLuxottica Société anonyme designs, manufactures, and distributes ophthalmic lenses, frames, and sunglasses in North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia, Oceania, and Africa. It operates in five seg...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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