Vicat SA produces and sells cement, ready-mixed concrete, and aggregates. More Details
Established dividend payer and fair value.
Share Price & News
How has Vicat's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: VCT has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
FR Basic Materials
1 Year Return
FR Basic Materials
Return vs Industry: VCT underperformed the French Basic Materials industry which returned -8.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: VCT underperformed the French Market which returned -6.6% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Vicat's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Vicat 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: VCT (€27.5) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€23.95)
Significantly Below Fair Value: VCT is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: VCT is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.6x) compared to the XE Basic Materials industry average (12.7x).
PE vs Market: VCT is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.6x) compared to the French market (18.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: VCT is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: VCT is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.6x) compared to the XE Basic Materials industry average (1.1x).
How is Vicat forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: VCT's forecast earnings growth (9.1% per year) is above the savings rate (0.6%).
Earnings vs Market: VCT's earnings (9.1% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the French market (24.5% per year).
High Growth Earnings: VCT's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: VCT's revenue (2.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the French market (6.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: VCT's revenue (2.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: VCT's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (5.7%).
How has Vicat performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: VCT has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: VCT's current net profit margins (4.8%) are lower than last year (5.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: VCT's earnings have grown by 3.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: VCT's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: VCT had negative earnings growth (-5.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Basic Materials industry average (-7.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: VCT's Return on Equity (5.9%) is considered low.
How is Vicat's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: VCT's short term assets (€1.5B) exceed its short term liabilities (€1.2B).
Long Term Liabilities: VCT's short term assets (€1.5B) do not cover its long term liabilities (€1.8B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: VCT's debt to equity ratio (62%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: VCT's debt to equity ratio has increased from 58.7% to 62% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: VCT's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (38.2%).
Interest Coverage: VCT's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (6.5x coverage).
What is Vicat current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: VCT's dividend (5.45%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the French market (1.54%).
High Dividend: VCT's dividend (5.45%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the French market (5.22%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: VCT's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: VCT's dividend payments have not increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (52.1%), VCT's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: VCT's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (44.3% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Guy Sidos (57 yo)
Mr. Guy Sidos has been the Chief Executive Officer of Vicat SA since 2008 and has been its Chairman since March 2014 and served as its Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Sidos serves as the Chief Executive Offic ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Guy's total compensation ($USD354.86K) is below average for companies of similar size in the French market ($USD1.03M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Guy's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
|Chairman of the Board & CEO||12.75yrs||€300.00k||0.0079% |
|COO & Senior Executive in charge of business in France (excluding Paper)||5.58yrs||€85.70k||0.000020% |
|Chief Financial Officer||2.08yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior EVP||no data||no data||no data|
|Director of Financial Communication & Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior EVP & Chief Legal Officer||4.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Communication Manager||no data||no data||no data|
|Human Relations Manager||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior EVP & Country Director of USA||4.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Digital Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Strategic Partnerships Manager||no data||no data||no data|
|2.08yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: VCT's management team is considered experienced (4.6 years average tenure).
|Chairman of the Board & CEO||12.75yrs||€300.00k||0.0079% |
|Independent Director||11.42yrs||€29.70k||0.14% |
|Honorary Chairman||6.42yrs||€26.00k||0.15% |
|Independent Director||10.5yrs||€37.00k||0.00023% |
|Independent Director||6.42yrs||€26.00k||0.00046% |
|Independent Director||5.42yrs||€33.30k||0.000020% |
Experienced Board: VCT's board of directors are considered experienced (6.6 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.
Vicat SA's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Vicat SA
- Ticker: VCT
- Exchange: ENXTPA
- Founded: 1853
- Industry: Construction Materials
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: €1.216b
- Shares outstanding: 44.22m
- Website: https://www.vicat.fr
Number of Employees
- Vicat SA
- Tour Manhattan
- 6, place de lIris
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|VCT||ENXTPA (Euronext Paris)||Yes||Common Stock||FR||EUR||Jan 1992|
|0MGJ||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||EUR||Jan 1992|
|SDCV.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jan 1992|
|4HM||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1992|
|VCTP||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Common Stock||GB||EUR||Jan 1992|
Vicat SA produces and sells cement, ready-mixed concrete, and aggregates. The company operates in three segments: Cement, Concrete & Aggregates, and Other Products & Services. It offers various cement prod ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/10/20 20:31|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/20 00:00|
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