CGG operates as a geoscience company in North America, the Central and South Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and the Asia Pacific. More Details
No risks detected for CGG from our risk checks.
Reasonable growth potential with mediocre balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has CGG's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: CGG is not significantly more volatile than the rest of French stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CGG's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
FR Energy Services
1 Year Return
FR Energy Services
Return vs Industry: CGG underperformed the French Energy Services industry which returned 31% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CGG underperformed the French Market which returned 39.4% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is CGG's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StAn Intrinsic Calculation For CGG (EPA:CGG) Suggests It's 45% Undervalued
1 month ago | Simply Wall StIs CGG (EPA:CGG) Using Too Much Debt?
2 months ago | Simply Wall StHow Many CGG (EPA:CGG) Shares Do Institutions Own?
Is CGG 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: CGG (€1.05) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€2.02)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CGG is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CGG is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the XE Energy Services industry average.
PE vs Market: CGG 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 CGG's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CGG's PB Ratio (0.8x) is in line with the XE Energy Services industry average.
How is CGG 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: CGG is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: CGG is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: CGG's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: CGG's revenue (11.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the French market (6.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CGG's revenue (11.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: CGG's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (6.2%).
How has CGG performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CGG is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: CGG is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CGG is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 42.8% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare CGG's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: CGG is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Energy Services industry (-0.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: CGG has a negative Return on Equity (-32.25%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is CGG's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CGG's short term assets ($1.3B) exceed its short term liabilities ($717.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: CGG's short term assets ($1.3B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.5B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CGG's debt to equity ratio (106%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: CGG's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 210.9% to 106% over the past 5 years.
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: CGG has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if CGG has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is CGG current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CGG's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CGG'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 CGG's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CGG's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of CGG's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the French market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Sophie Zurquiyah-Rousset (54 yo)
Mrs. Sophie Zurquiyah-Rousset has been Chief Executive Officer and Director of CGG SA since April 26, 2018. Mrs. Zurquiyah-Rousset has been Independent Director of Safran SA since June 15, 2017. She serves...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Sophie's total compensation ($USD1.51M) is above average for companies of similar size in the French market ($USD546.95K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Sophie's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: CGG's management team is considered experienced (3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: CGG's board of directors are considered experienced (3.2 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.
CGG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: CGG
- Ticker: CGG
- Exchange: ENXTPA
- Founded: 1931
- Industry: Oil and Gas Equipment and Services
- Sector: Energy
- Market Cap: €754.763m
- Shares outstanding: 711.37m
- Website: https://www.cgg.com
Number of Employees
- 27 Avenue Carnot
CGG operates as a geoscience company in North America, the Central and South Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and the Asia Pacific. It operates through two segments, Geology, Geophysics & Reservo...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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