La Française des Jeux Société anonyme operates lottery and online sports betting games worldwide. More Details
Solid track record with mediocre balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has La Française des Jeux Société anonyme's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: FDJ is less volatile than 75% of French stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.
Volatility Over Time: FDJ's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: FDJ exceeded the French Hospitality industry which returned 38.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: FDJ exceeded the French Market which returned 44.9% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is La Française des Jeux Société anonyme's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is La Française des Jeux 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: FDJ (€42.89) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€24.29)
Significantly Below Fair Value: FDJ is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: FDJ is poor value based on its PE Ratio (38.3x) compared to the XE Hospitality industry average (37.6x).
PE vs Market: FDJ is poor value based on its PE Ratio (38.3x) compared to the French market (24.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: FDJ is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: FDJ is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (11.7x) compared to the FR Hospitality industry average (1.1x).
How is La Française des Jeux Société anonyme forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: FDJ's forecast earnings growth (12.5% per year) is above the savings rate (0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: FDJ's earnings (12.5% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the French market (20.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: FDJ's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: FDJ's revenue (6.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the French market (6.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: FDJ's revenue (6.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: FDJ's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (35.7%)
How has La Française des Jeux Société anonyme performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: FDJ has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: FDJ's current net profit margins (11.1%) are higher than last year (6.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: FDJ's earnings have declined by 3.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: FDJ's earnings growth over the past year (61%) exceeds its 5-year average (-3.5% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: FDJ earnings growth over the past year (61%) exceeded the Hospitality industry 1.6%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: FDJ's Return on Equity (30.6%) is considered high.
How is La Française des Jeux Société anonyme's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: FDJ's short term assets (€1.4B) do not cover its short term liabilities (€1.6B).
Long Term Liabilities: FDJ's short term assets (€1.4B) exceed its long term liabilities (€630.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: FDJ's debt to equity ratio (74.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: FDJ's debt to equity ratio has increased from 0.2% to 74.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: FDJ's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (133.6%).
Interest Coverage: FDJ earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is La Française des Jeux Société anonyme current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: FDJ's dividend (2.1%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the French market (1.29%).
High Dividend: FDJ's dividend (2.1%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the French market (4.02%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Too early to tell whether FDJ's dividend payments have been stable as they only just started paying a dividend.
Growing Dividend: Too early to tell if FDJ's dividend payments are increasing as they only just started paying a dividend.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: At its current payout ratio (80.4%), FDJ's payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: FDJ's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (79% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Stephane Pallez (61 yo)
Ms. Stéphane Pallez has been the Chairwoman, President and Chief Executive Officer of La Française des Jeux Société anonyme since November 2014. Ms. Pallez has pursued a career at the crossroads of the pub...
Experienced Board: FDJ's board of directors are considered experienced (6.5 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.
La Française des Jeux Société anonyme's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: La Française des Jeux Société anonyme
- Ticker: FDJ
- Exchange: ENXTPA
- Founded: 1933
- Industry: Casinos and Gaming
- Sector: Consumer Services
- Market Cap: €8.191b
- Shares outstanding: 190.97m
- Website: https://www.groupefdj.com
Number of Employees
- La Française des Jeux Société anonyme
- 3-7 Quai du Point du Jour
La Française des Jeux Société anonyme operates lottery and online sports betting games worldwide. The company offers instant and draw games. Its brand portfolio comprises Loto, EuroMillions, Cash, Amigo, K...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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