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Finatis Société Anonyme

Executive Summary

Finatis Société Anonyme engages in food distribution activities in France and Latin America. More Details

Snowflake Analysis

Slightly overvalued with imperfect balance sheet.

Share Price & News

How has Finatis Société Anonyme's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: FNTS is more volatile than 90% of French stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 18% a week.

Volatility Over Time: FNTS's weekly volatility (18%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of French stocks.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




FR Consumer Retailing


FR Market

1 Year Return




FR Consumer Retailing


FR Market

Return vs Industry: FNTS exceeded the French Consumer Retailing industry which returned -15.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: FNTS exceeded the French Market which returned 10.6% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day-1.5%-1.0%0.9%
30 Day36.8%0.8%2.6%
90 Day100.0%6.8%2.9%
1 Year50.4%50.4%-9.9%-11.0%16.3%13.7%
3 Year-12.9%-22.7%-17.2%-24.5%21.3%10.3%
5 Year-3.6%-21.2%-30.6%-41.5%62.3%37.1%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Finatis Société Anonyme's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

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Is Finatis Société Anonyme 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: FNTS (€39.4) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€697.26)

Significantly Below Fair Value: FNTS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: FNTS is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the XE Consumer Retailing industry average.

PE vs Market: FNTS is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the French market.

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: FNTS has negative assets, so we can't compare its PB Ratio to the FR Consumer Retailing industry average.

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Future Growth

How is Finatis Société Anonyme forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?


Forecasted Consumer Retailing 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 Finatis Société Anonyme 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 Finatis Société Anonyme performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: FNTS is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: FNTS is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: FNTS is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 23% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare FNTS's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: FNTS is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Consumer Retailing industry (-6.1%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: FNTS has a negative Return on Equity (-4.32%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is Finatis Société Anonyme's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: FNTS's short term assets (€11.3B) do not cover its short term liabilities (€12.2B).

Long Term Liabilities: FNTS's short term assets (€11.3B) do not cover its long term liabilities (€15.5B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: FNTS's debt to equity ratio (268.6%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: FNTS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 130.1% to 268.6% over the past 5 years.

Balance Sheet

Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable FNTS has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.

Forecast Cash Runway: FNTS is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by 1.2% per year.

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What is Finatis Société Anonyme current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate FNTS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate FNTS'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 FNTS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if FNTS's dividend payments have been increasing.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: FNTS is not paying a notable dividend for the French market.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of FNTS's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the French market.

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


Average board tenure


Didier Lévêque (59 yo)

no data




Mr. Didier Lévêque has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Finatis SA. since 2010 and 2008 respectively. He has been Director at Finatis Société Anonyme since June 06, 2008. Mr. Leveque serves...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Didier's total compensation ($USD0.00) is below average for companies of similar size in the French market ($USD418.19K).

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

Board Members

Didier Lévêque
Chairman & CEOno data€20.25k0.0018%
€ 3.9k
Jacques Dumas
Director9.92yrs€1.06mno data
Alain Deloz
Independent Director10.83yrs€20.00k0.0044%
€ 9.8k
Odile Muracciole
Director4.83yrs€584.80kno data
Virginie Grin
Director9.92yrs€381.00kno data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: FNTS's board of directors are considered experienced (9.9 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

Finatis Société Anonyme's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Finatis Société Anonyme
  • Ticker: FNTS
  • Exchange: ENXTPA
  • Founded: NaN
  • Industry: Hypermarkets and Super Centers
  • Sector: Consumer Retailing
  • Market Cap: €222.338m
  • Shares outstanding: 5.64m
  • Website: https://www.finatis.fr

Number of Employees


  • Finatis Société Anonyme
  • 83, rue du Faubourg Saint-Honore
  • Paris
  • Ile-de-France
  • 75008
  • France


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
FNTSENXTPA (Euronext Paris)YesCommon SharesFREURJan 1992
FNTSPBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesCommon SharesGBEURJan 1992


Finatis Société Anonyme engages in food distribution activities in France and Latin America. It operates monoprix, franprix, casino supermarkets, petit casinos, casino shops, spars, vivals, géant hypermark...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/03/05 19:55
End of Day Share Price2021/03/05 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.