ENXTPA:DEC

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Executive Summary

JCDecaux SA engages in outdoor advertising activities worldwide.

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Fundamentals

Proven track record second-rate dividend payer.


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Share Price & News

How has JCDecaux's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: DEC has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

4.1%

DEC

1.4%

FR Media

0.6%

FR Market


1 Year Return

-11.5%

DEC

-13.1%

FR Media

14.5%

FR Market

Return vs Industry: DEC matched the French Media industry which returned -13.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: DEC underperformed the French Market which returned 14.5% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

DECIndustryMarket
7 Day4.1%1.4%0.6%
30 Day15.0%3.7%4.3%
90 Day4.6%1.0%11.2%
1 Year-9.6%-11.5%-9.3%-13.1%18.4%14.5%
3 Year11.6%5.0%-7.5%-16.4%50.9%36.5%
5 Year9.7%0.2%-3.9%-18.3%71.3%46.4%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is JCDecaux undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

20.95x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: DEC (€26.04) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€9.52)

Significantly Below Fair Value: DEC is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: DEC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (21x) compared to the Media industry average (16.6x).

PE vs Market: DEC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (21x) compared to the French market (17.7x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: DEC is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.5x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: DEC is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.7x) compared to the FR Media industry average (1.3x).


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Future Growth

How is JCDecaux forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 12 analysts?

8.4%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: DEC's forecast earnings growth (8.4% per year) is above the savings rate (0.7%).

Earnings vs Market: DEC's earnings (8.4% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the French market (11.6% per year).

High Growth Earnings: DEC's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: DEC's revenue (4.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the French market (4.7% per year).

High Growth Revenue: DEC's revenue (4.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: DEC's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (13.5%).


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Past Performance

How has JCDecaux performed over the past 5 years?

6.1%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: DEC has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: DEC's current net profit margins (7.8%) are higher than last year (5.6%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: DEC's earnings have grown by 6.1% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: DEC's earnings growth over the past year (54.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (6.1% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: DEC earnings growth over the past year (54.7%) exceeded the Media industry 14.9%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: DEC's Return on Equity (13.8%) is considered low.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is JCDecaux's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: DEC's short term assets (€1.5B) do not cover its short term liabilities (€2.6B)

Long Term Liabilities: DEC's short term assets (1.5B) do not cover its long term liabilities (5.7B)


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: DEC's debt to equity ratio (71%) is considered high

Reducing Debt: DEC's debt to equity ratio has increased from 29.2% to 71% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: DEC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (35.4%).

Interest Coverage: DEC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (13.2x coverage).


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: DEC has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: DEC's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 1x debt).


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Dividend

What is JCDecaux's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

2.23%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

company2.2%marketbottom25%1.5%markettop25%4.5%industryaverage4.8%forecastin3Years2.4%

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: DEC's dividend (2.23%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the French market (1.49%).

High Dividend: DEC's dividend (2.23%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the French market (4.52%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, DEC has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

Growing Dividend: DEC's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 7 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (46.7%), DEC's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: DEC's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (47.1% payout ratio).


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Management

What is the CEO of JCDecaux's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

5.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Jean-François Decaux (60yo)

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Tenure

€2,025,085

Compensation

Mr. Jean-François Decaux serves as Co-Chief Executive Officer and Member of Executive Board at JCDecaux SA and served as its Chairman of the Executive Board of JCDecaux SA since May 11, 2017. He served as  ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Jean-François's total compensation ($USD2.23M) is about average for companies of similar size in the French market ($USD2.59M).

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


Management Age and Tenure

5.0yrs

Average Tenure

51yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: DEC's management team is seasoned and experienced (5 years average tenure).


Board Age and Tenure

6.5yrs

Average Tenure

70yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: DEC's board of directors are considered experienced (6.5 years average tenure).


Insider Trading

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.


Management Team

  • Jean-François Decaux (60yo)

    Co-CEO & Member of Executive Board

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: €2.03m
  • Jean-Charles Decaux (50yo)

    Co-CEO & Chairman of Executive Board

    • Tenure: 2.5yrs
    • Compensation: €1.97m
  • Daniel Hofer (56yo)

    Member of Executive Board

    • Tenure: 5.2yrs
    • Compensation: €1.35m
  • Agathe Albertini (56yo)

    Vice President of Communications

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • David Bourg (50yo)

    Chief Financial & Administrative Officer and Member of the Executive Board

    • Tenure: 4.8yrs
    • Compensation: €855.17k
  • Emmanuel Bastide (51yo)

    Member of Executive Board

    • Tenure: 5.2yrs
    • Compensation: €1.08m
  • Jean-Sébastien Decaux (43yo)

    Member of the Executive Board

    • Tenure: 6.5yrs
    • Compensation: €817.57k
  • Stéphane Prigent (58yo)

    Corporate Finance Director

    • Tenure: 8.4yrs
  • Arnaud Courtial (34yo)

    Head of Investor Relations & Financial Communication

    • Tenure: 4.8yrs
  • Bertrand Allain

    Group General Counsel

    • Tenure: 3.4yrs

Board Members

  • Michel Bleitrach (71yo)

    Independent Member of Supervisory Board

    • Tenure: 6.5yrs
    • Compensation: €32.00k
  • Pierre-Alain Pariente (83yo)

    Member of Supervisory Board

    • Tenure: 19.1yrs
    • Compensation: €27.00k
  • Gerard Degonse (72yo)

    Chairman of Supervisory Board

    • Tenure: 6.5yrs
    • Compensation: €47.00k
  • Jean-Pierre Decaux (75yo)

    Vice-Chairman of Supervisory Board

    • Tenure: 19.1yrs
    • Compensation: €23.50k
  • Xavier de Sarrau (69yo)

    Member of Supervisory Board

    • Tenure: 16.5yrs
    • Compensation: €42.00k
  • Marie-Laure de Chalon (57yo)

    Member of Supervisory Board

    • Tenure: 2.5yrs
    • Compensation: €27.00k
  • Pierre Mutz (77yo)

    Independent Member of Supervisory Board

    • Tenure: 10.5yrs
    • Compensation: €40.50k
  • Alexia Decaux-Lefort (33yo)

    Member of Supervisory Board

    • Tenure: 6.5yrs
    • Compensation: €23.50k
  • Leila Turner (36yo)

    Member of Supervisory Board

    • Tenure: 2.5yrs
    • Compensation: €27.00k
  • Bénédicte Hautefort (51yo)

    Member of Supervisory Board

    • Tenure: 2.5yrs
    • Compensation: €34.50k

Company Information

JCDecaux SA's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: JCDecaux SA
  • Ticker: DEC
  • Exchange: ENXTPA
  • Founded: 1964
  • Industry: Advertising
  • Sector: Media
  • Market Cap: €5.544b
  • Shares outstanding: 212.90m
  • Website: https://www.jcdecaux.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • JCDecaux SA
  • 17, rue Soyer
  • Cedex
  • Neuilly-sur-Seine
  • Ile-de-France
  • 92200
  • France

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
JCDX.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesBearer SharesUSUSDJun 2001
DECENXTPA (Euronext Paris)YesBearer SharesFREURJun 2001
DCSDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesBearer SharesDEEURJun 2001
0MGOLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesBearer SharesGBEURJun 2001
DECPBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesBearer SharesGBEURJun 2001
JCDX.YOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)UNSPONSORD ADRUSUSDOct 2008

Biography

JCDecaux SA engages in outdoor advertising activities worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Street Furniture, Transport, and Billboard. The Street Furniture segment is involved in advertising  ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/11/13 20:48
End of Day Share Price2019/11/13 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.