Ipsos SA, through its subsidiaries, provides survey-based research services for companies and institutions in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Americas, and the Asia-Pacific. More Details
Undervalued with excellent balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Ipsos's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: IPS is not significantly more volatile than the rest of French stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: IPS's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: IPS exceeded the French Media industry which returned -13.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: IPS underperformed the French Market which returned -3% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Ipsos's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Ipsos 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: IPS (€26.6) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€39.89)
Significantly Below Fair Value: IPS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: IPS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (13.4x) compared to the FR Media industry average (12.2x).
PE vs Market: IPS is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.4x) compared to the French market (21.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: IPS is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.9x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: IPS is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.1x) compared to the FR Media industry average (1.2x).
How is Ipsos forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: IPS's forecast earnings growth (15.6% per year) is above the savings rate (0.6%).
Earnings vs Market: IPS's earnings (15.6% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the French market (25.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: IPS's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: IPS's revenue (4.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the French market (7.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: IPS's revenue (4.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: IPS's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (9.9%).
How has Ipsos performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: IPS has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: IPS's current net profit margins (4.6%) are lower than last year (5.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: IPS's earnings have grown by 0.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: IPS's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: IPS had negative earnings growth (-14%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Media industry average (-21.5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: IPS's Return on Equity (8.2%) is considered low.
How is Ipsos's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: IPS's short term assets (€883.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (€669.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: IPS's short term assets (€883.4M) exceed its long term liabilities (€811.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: IPS's debt to equity ratio (70.9%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: IPS's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 78.8% to 70.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: IPS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (45.3%).
Interest Coverage: IPS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5x coverage).
What is Ipsos's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: IPS's dividend (1.69%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the French market (1.41%).
High Dividend: IPS's dividend (1.69%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the French market (4.66%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: IPS's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: IPS's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (22.6%), IPS's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: IPS's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (29.9% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Didier Truchot (73 yo)
Mr. Didier Truchot is Founder of IPSOS s.r.o. (formerly known as IPSOS Tambor s.r.o.). Mr. Truchot serves as Managing Director of LT Participations SA. He founded Ipsos SA in 1975 and has been its Chief Ex...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Didier's total compensation ($USD802.92K) is about average for companies of similar size in the French market ($USD908.55K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Didier's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Deputy CEO||17.92yrs||€666.01k||0.16% |
|Deputy CEO and Chairman of Public Affairs||4.5yrs||€614.30k||0.10% |
|Deputy CEO||no data||€902.39k||0.11% |
|Deputy CEO||3.58yrs||€11.00k||0.0073% |
|Chief Client Officer||3.58yrs||no data||0.021% |
|Independent Director||3.58yrs||€18.00k||0.0018% |
|Non-Independent Director||14.5yrs||€10.00k||0.036% |
|Independent Director||11.58yrs||€19.00k||0.0018% |
|Independent Director||5.58yrs||€22.00k||0.013% |
|Independent Director||7.83yrs||€21.00k||0.0012% |
|Independent Director||6.58yrs||€32.00k||0.0018% |
Experienced Board: IPS'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.
Ipsos SA's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Ipsos SA
- Ticker: IPS
- Exchange: ENXTPA
- Founded: 1975
- Industry: Advertising
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: €1.222b
- Shares outstanding: 44.03m
- Website: https://www.ipsos.com
Number of Employees
- Ipsos SA
- 35 rue du Val de Marne
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|IPS||ENXTPA (Euronext Paris)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||FR||EUR||Jul 1999|
|IPZ||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jul 1999|
|0KA3||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||EUR||Jul 1999|
|IPSO.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Jul 1999|
|IPSP||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||EUR||Jul 1999|
Ipsos SA, through its subsidiaries, provides survey-based research services for companies and institutions in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Americas, and the Asia-Pacific. The company offers service...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/11/26 19:38|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/11/26 00:00|
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