Carrefour SA operates stores in various formats and channels in France, Spain, Italy, Belgium, Poland, Romania, Brazil, Argentina, and Taiwan. More Details
Undervalued with adequate balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Carrefour's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: CA is not significantly more volatile than the rest of French stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CA's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
FR Consumer Retailing
1 Year Return
FR Consumer Retailing
Return vs Industry: CA exceeded the French Consumer Retailing industry which returned -17.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CA underperformed the French Market which returned 8.5% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Carrefour's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 months ago | Simply Wall StThese 4 Measures Indicate That Carrefour (EPA:CA) Is Using Debt Extensively
2 months ago | Simply Wall StHow Much Of Carrefour SA (EPA:CA) Do Institutions Own?
3 months ago | Simply Wall StDoes Carrefour's (EPA:CA) Statutory Profit Adequately Reflect Its Underlying Profit?
Is Carrefour 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: CA (€14.33) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€25.91)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CA is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CA is good value based on its PE Ratio (17.4x) compared to the XE Consumer Retailing industry average (21.1x).
PE vs Market: CA is good value based on its PE Ratio (17.4x) compared to the French market (23.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: CA is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.9x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CA is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.2x) compared to the FR Consumer Retailing industry average (-0.2x).
How is Carrefour forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 15 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CA's forecast earnings growth (19.7% per year) is above the savings rate (0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: CA's earnings (19.7% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the French market (22.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: CA's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: CA's revenue (1.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the French market (7.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CA's revenue (1.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: CA's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (10.3%).
How has Carrefour performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CA has a large one-off loss of €474.0M impacting its December 31 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: CA's current net profit margins (0.9%) are higher than last year (0.05%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CA's earnings have declined by 27.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: CA's earnings growth over the past year (1842.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (-27.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: CA earnings growth over the past year (1842.2%) exceeded the Consumer Retailing industry -6.1%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: CA's Return on Equity (7.6%) is considered low.
How is Carrefour's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CA's short term assets (€17.5B) do not cover its short term liabilities (€21.3B).
Long Term Liabilities: CA's short term assets (€17.5B) exceed its long term liabilities (€14.9B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CA's debt to equity ratio (105.9%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: CA's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 120.8% to 105.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CA's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (28.4%).
Interest Coverage: CA's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (7.6x coverage).
What is Carrefour current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: CA's dividend (3.35%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the French market (1.3%).
High Dividend: CA's dividend (3.35%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the French market (4.52%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: CA's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: CA's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (58.4%), CA's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: CA's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (40.3% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Alexandre Bompard (48 yo)
Mr. Alexandre Bompard has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Carrefour SA July 18, 2017. Mr. Bompard has been Chief Executive Officer of the Fnac Darty group since July 20, 2016. Mr. Bompard ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Alexandre's total compensation ($USD8.80M) is above average for companies of similar size in the French market ($USD4.08M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Alexandre's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chairman & CEO||3.67yrs||€7.31m||0.016% |
|Chief Financial Officer||3.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive Director of Communication||0.50yr||no data||no data|
|Executive Director of Human Resources & Assets||3.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Food Marketing||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of Poland division||2.58yrs||no data||no data|
|General Secretary||3.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Advisor to The CEO||3.42yrs||€775.56k||no data|
|Executive Director of France||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: CA's management team is considered experienced (3.4 years average tenure).
|Chairman & CEO||3.67yrs||€7.31m||0.016% |
|Independent Director||12.67yrs||€75.00k||0.00012% |
|Non-Independent Director||12.67yrs||€75.00k||0.00012% |
|Vice-Chairman of the Board||0.92yr||€115.00k||0.00039% |
|Honorary Chairman||12.83yrs||€82.50k||no data|
|Independent Director||3.75yrs||€55.00k||0.00025% |
|Independent Director||9.83yrs||€55.00k||0.00037% |
|Employee Representative Director||3.33yrs||€55.00k||no data|
|Lead Independent Director||0.92yr||€85.00k||0.00019% |
Experienced Board: CA's board of directors are considered experienced (4.4 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.
Carrefour SA's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Carrefour SA
- Ticker: CA
- Exchange: ENXTPA
- Founded: 1959
- Industry: Hypermarkets and Super Centers
- Sector: Consumer Retailing
- Market Cap: €11.541b
- Shares outstanding: 808.17m
- Website: https://www.carrefour.com
Number of Employees
- Carrefour SA
- 26, Quai Michelet
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|CRER.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Jan 1992|
|CA N||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Shares||MX||MXN||Jan 1992|
|CA||ENXTPA (Euronext Paris)||Yes||Common Shares||FR||EUR||Jan 1992|
|CAR||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 1992|
|0NPH||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||GB||EUR||Jan 1992|
|CRR||BIT (Borsa Italiana)||Yes||Common Shares||IT||EUR||Jan 1992|
|CAR||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 1992|
|CAP||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Common Shares||GB||EUR||Jan 1992|
|CARR||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||AT||EUR||Jan 1992|
|CA||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CH||CHF||Jan 1992|
|CRRF.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||SPONSORED ADR||US||USD||Apr 2003|
|CAR1||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||SPONSORED ADR||DE||EUR||Apr 2003|
Carrefour SA operates stores in various formats and channels in France, Spain, Italy, Belgium, Poland, Romania, Brazil, Argentina, and Taiwan. The company operates hypermarkets, convenience stores, superma...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/03/05 20:08|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/03/05 00:00|
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