EuropaCorp, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, production, and distribution of films and television dramas in France and internationally.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||€0.76|
|52 Week High||€0.57|
|52 Week Low||€0.93|
|1 Month Change||-5.86%|
|3 Month Change||5.15%|
|1 Year Change||1.48%|
|3 Year Change||-52.96%|
|5 Year Change||-79.60%|
|Change since IPO||-95.22%|
Recent News & Updates
|ECP||FR Entertainment||FR Market|
Return vs Industry: ECP underperformed the French Entertainment industry which returned 24.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ECP underperformed the French Market which returned 31.2% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: ECP is not significantly more volatile than the rest of French stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ECP's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
EuropaCorp, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, production, and distribution of films and television dramas in France and internationally. The company is involved in the cinematographic works, distribution of films to theaters, international sales of film rights, and sale of television broadcasting rights to video-on-demand subscription platforms, as well as operating movie complexes. It also provides audiovisual communication services; offers licensing and partnerships, line production, and coproduction services; and operates as an executive producer and co-producer.
Is EuropaCorp 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: ECP (€0.76) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€0)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ECP is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ECP is good value based on its PE Ratio (0.8x) compared to the French Entertainment industry average (31.8x).
PE vs Market: ECP is good value based on its PE Ratio (0.8x) compared to the French market (21.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ECP's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ECP has negative assets, so we can't compare its PB Ratio to the FR Entertainment industry average.
How is EuropaCorp forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ECP's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-26.1% per year).
Earnings vs Market: ECP's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-26.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: ECP's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: ECP's revenue (52.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the French market (6.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ECP's revenue (52.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: ECP's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (30.6%)
How has EuropaCorp performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ECP has a large one-off gain of €134.9M impacting its March 31 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: ECP became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ECP has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 30.6% per year.
Accelerating Growth: ECP has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: ECP has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Entertainment industry (1.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: ECP's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.
How is EuropaCorp's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ECP has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.
Long Term Liabilities: ECP has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ECP has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.
Reducing Debt: ECP's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.
Debt Coverage: ECP's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (3.2%).
Interest Coverage: ECP's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (0.9x coverage).
What is EuropaCorp current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ECP's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ECP'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 ECP's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ECP's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: ECP is not paying a notable dividend for the French market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ECP'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 board tenure
Luc Besson (61 yo)
Mr. Luc Besson serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of EuropaCorp. He co-founded EuropaCorp in 2000 and has been its Chairman since September 12, 2012. Director.Mr. Besson serves as a director...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Luc's total compensation ($USD3.25M) is above average for companies of similar size in the French market ($USD328.21K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Luc's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Board: ECP's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.2 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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.
EuropaCorp's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: EuropaCorp
- Ticker: ECP
- Exchange: ENXTPA
- Founded: 1992
- Industry: Movies and Entertainment
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: €92.124m
- Shares outstanding: 122.02m
- Website: https://www.europacorp.com
Number of Employees
- 20 Rue AmpEre
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/09/16 21:31|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/16 00:00|
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