Lagardere SA engages in content publishing, production, broadcasting, and distribution businesses worldwide. More Details
Reasonable growth potential with worrying balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Lagardere's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: MMB is more volatile than 75% of French stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.
Volatility Over Time: MMB's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of French stocks.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: MMB underperformed the French Media industry which returned 61% over the past year.
Return vs Market: MMB exceeded the French Market which returned 31.8% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Lagardere's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Lagardere undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: MMB (€22.36) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€6.42)
Significantly Below Fair Value: MMB is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: MMB is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the French Media industry average.
PE vs Market: MMB 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 MMB's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: MMB is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (5.2x) compared to the FR Media industry average (1.8x).
How is Lagardere 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: MMB is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: MMB is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: MMB's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: MMB's revenue (14.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the French market (6.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: MMB's revenue (14.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: MMB's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (9.9%).
How has Lagardere performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: MMB is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: MMB is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: MMB is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 59.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare MMB's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: MMB is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Media industry (5.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: MMB has a negative Return on Equity (-60.64%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Lagardere's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: MMB's short term assets (€3.1B) do not cover its short term liabilities (€3.3B).
Long Term Liabilities: MMB's short term assets (€3.1B) do not cover its long term liabilities (€4.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: MMB's debt to equity ratio (377.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: MMB's debt to equity ratio has increased from 113.4% to 377.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: MMB's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (26.6%).
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if MMB's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is Lagardere current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate MMB's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate MMB'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 MMB's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if MMB's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: MMB is not paying a notable dividend for the French market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of MMB'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
Arnaud Lagardere (60 yo)
Mr. Lagardere serves as Chairman of Lagardere SA (Formerly, Lagardere SCA) since June 30, 2021 and also serves as its Chief Executive Officer since 2003. He had been General and Managing Partner at Lagarde...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Arnaud's total compensation ($USD1.82M) is about average for companies of similar size in the French market ($USD1.79M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Arnaud's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: MMB's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: MMB's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.3 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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 8.4%.
Lagardere SA's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Lagardere SA
- Ticker: MMB
- Exchange: ENXTPA
- Founded: 1826
- Industry: Publishing
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: €3.131b
- Shares outstanding: 140.02m
- Website: https://www.lagardere.com
Number of Employees
- Lagardere SA
- 4 rue de Presbourg
- Cedex 16
Lagardere SA engages in content publishing, production, broadcasting, and distribution businesses worldwide. It operates through two divisions: Lagardère Publishing, and Lagardère Travel Retail. The Lagard...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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