MMB Stock Overview
Lagardere SA engages in content publishing, production, broadcasting, and distribution businesses worldwide.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||€24.98|
|52 Week High||€25.54|
|52 Week Low||€18.60|
|1 Month Change||-1.73%|
|3 Month Change||-1.27%|
|1 Year Change||24.40%|
|3 Year Change||15.33%|
|5 Year Change||-11.89%|
|Change since IPO||144.35%|
Recent News & Updates
|MMB||FR Media||FR Market|
Return vs Industry: MMB exceeded the French Media industry which returned -31.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: MMB exceeded the French Market which returned -5.4% over the past year.
|MMB Average Weekly Movement||0.7%|
|Media Industry Average Movement||5.8%|
|Market Average Movement||6.1%|
|10% most volatile stocks in FR Market||10.4%|
|10% least volatile stocks in FR Market||3.6%|
Stable Share Price: MMB is less volatile than 75% of French stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 1% a week.
Volatility Over Time: MMB's weekly volatility (1%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Lagardere SA engages in content publishing, production, broadcasting, and distribution businesses worldwide. It operates through two divisions: Lagardère Publishing, and Lagardère Travel Retail. The Lagardère Publishing division includes book publishing and e-publishing businesses, which cover the areas of education, general literature, illustrated books, partworks, dictionaries, youth works, mobile games, board games, and distribution in English, French, and Spanish languages.
Lagardere Fundamentals Summary
|MMB fundamental statistics|
Is MMB overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|MMB income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||€2.78b|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Jul 27, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.74|
|Net Profit Margin||-1.99%|
How did MMB perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.0%Current Dividend Yield
Is Lagardere undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 2/6
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
PE vs Industry
PE vs Market
PB vs Industry
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: MMB (€24.98) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€42.24)
Significantly Below Fair Value: MMB is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
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 (4.3x) compared to the FR Media industry average (1.6x).
How is Lagardere forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Future Growth Score4/6
Future Growth Score 4/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
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 (0.3%).
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 (12.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the French market (5.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: MMB's revenue (12.5% 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 (18.1%).
How has Lagardere performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score0/6
Past Performance Score 0/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
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 59.5% 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 (70.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: MMB has a negative Return on Equity (-9.37%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Lagardere's financial position?
Financial Health Score1/6
Financial Health Score 1/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: MMB's short term assets (€3.4B) do not cover its short term liabilities (€3.7B).
Long Term Liabilities: MMB's short term assets (€3.4B) do not cover its long term liabilities (€4.1B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: MMB's net debt to equity ratio (163.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: MMB's debt to equity ratio has increased from 91.9% to 263.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: MMB's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (33%).
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?
Dividend Score 2/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: MMB's dividend (2%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the French market (1.72%).
High Dividend: MMB's dividend (2%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the French market (5%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: MMB's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: MMB's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: MMB is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its low cash payout ratio (10.3%), MMB's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by cash flows.
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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 ($USD3.05M) is above average for companies of similar size in the French market ($USD1.90M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Arnaud's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: MMB's management team is considered experienced (2.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: MMB's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.9 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: MMB insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 8.1%.
Lagardere SA's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Lagardere SA
- Ticker: MMB
- Exchange: ENXTPA
- Founded: 1826
- Industry: Publishing
- Sector: Media
- Implied Market Cap: €3.497b
- Shares outstanding: 139.97m
- Website: https://www.lagardere.com
Number of Employees
- Lagardere SA
- 4 rue de Presbourg
- Cedex 16
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/21 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/20 00:00|
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.