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Ubisoft Entertainment

ENXTPA:UBI
Snowflake Description

Solid track record with adequate balance sheet.

The Snowflake is generated from 30 checks in 5 different areas, read more below.
UBI
ENXTPA
€9B
Market Cap
  1. Home
  2. FR
  3. Media
Company description

Ubisoft Entertainment SA engages in the production, publishing, and distribution of video games for consoles, PC, smartphones, and tablets in physical and digital formats worldwide. The last earnings update was 170 days ago. More info.


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UBI Share Price and Events
7 Day Returns
2.4%
ENXTPA:UBI
0.9%
FR Entertainment
0.5%
FR Market
1 Year Returns
3.8%
ENXTPA:UBI
16%
FR Entertainment
4.1%
FR Market
UBI Shareholder Return
  7 Day 30 Day 90 Day 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Ubisoft Entertainment (UBI) 2.4% 3.6% 6.8% 3.8% 214.3% 511.5%
FR Entertainment 0.9% 1.8% 16.2% 16% 56.8% 50.1%
FR Market 0.5% 6.3% 14.4% 4.1% 29.1% 33.1%
1 Year Return vs Industry and Market
  • UBI underperformed the Entertainment industry which returned 16% over the past year.
Price Volatility
UBI
Industry
5yr Volatility vs Market

Value

 Is Ubisoft Entertainment undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

Value is all about what a company is worth versus what price it is available for. If you went into a grocery store and all the bananas were on sale at half price, they could be considered undervalued.
INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
Here we compare the current share price of Ubisoft Entertainment to its discounted cash flow analysis.value.

The discounted cash flow value is simply looking at what the company is worth today, based on estimates of how much money it is expected to make in the future.
Raw Data

Below are the data sources, inputs and calculation used to determine the intrinsic value for Ubisoft Entertainment.

ENXTPA:UBI Discounted Cash Flow Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Valuation Model 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity
Levered Free Cash Flow Average of 15 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See below
Discount Rate (Cost of Equity) See below 7.7%
Perpetual Growth Rate 10-Year FR Government Bond Rate 0.7%

An important part of a discounted cash flow is the discount rate, below we explain how it has been calculated.

Calculation of Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity for ENXTPA:UBI
Data Point Calculation/ Source Result
Risk-Free Rate 10-Year FR Govt Bond Rate 0.7%
Equity Risk Premium S&P Global 6.7%
Entertainment Unlevered Beta Simply Wall St/ S&P Global 0.96
Re-levered Beta = Unlevered beta (1 + (1- tax rate) (Debt/Equity))
= 0.963 (1 + (1- 33%) (15.68%))
1.043
Levered Beta Levered Beta limited to 0.8 to 2.0
(practical range for a stable firm)
1.04
Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity = Cost of Equity = Risk Free Rate + (Levered Beta * Equity Risk Premium)
= 0.73% + (1.043 * 6.65%)
7.67%

Discounted Cash Flow Calculation for ENXTPA:UBI using 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity Model

The calculations below outline how an intrinsic value for Ubisoft Entertainment is arrived at by discounting future cash flows to their present value using the 2 stage method. We try to start with analysts estimates of free cash flow, however if these are not available we use the most recent financial results. In the 1st stage we continue to grow the free cash flow over a 10 year period, with the growth rate trending towards the perpetual growth rate used in the 2nd stage. The 2nd stage assumes the company grows at a stable rate into perpetuity.

ENXTPA:UBI DCF 1st Stage: Next 10 year cash flow forecast
Levered FCF (EUR, Millions) Source Present Value
Discounted (@ 7.67%)
2019 297.23 Analyst x7 276.06
2020 319.54 Analyst x7 275.64
2021 348.38 Analyst x4 279.11
2022 370.21 Est @ 6.27% 275.48
2023 387.26 Est @ 4.61% 267.64
2024 400.60 Est @ 3.44% 257.14
2025 411.15 Est @ 2.63% 245.11
2026 419.62 Est @ 2.06% 232.35
2027 426.60 Est @ 1.66% 219.38
2028 432.51 Est @ 1.38% 206.58
Present value of next 10 years cash flows €2,534.49
ENXTPA:UBI DCF 2nd Stage: Terminal Value
Calculation Result
Terminal Value = FCF2028 × (1 + g) ÷ (Discount Rate – g)
= €432.51 × (1 + 0.73%) ÷ (7.67% – 0.73%)
€6,281.37
Present Value of Terminal Value = Terminal Value ÷ (1 + r)10
= €6,281.37 ÷ (1 + 7.67%)10
€3,000.18
ENXTPA:UBI Total Equity Value
Calculation Result
Total Equity Value = Present value of next 10 years cash flows + Terminal Value
= €2,534.49 + €3,000.18
€5,534.67
Equity Value per Share
(EUR)
= Total value / Shares Outstanding
= €5,534.67 / 108.52
€51
ENXTPA:UBI Discount to Share Price
Calculation Result
Value per share (EUR) From above. €51.00
Current discount Discount to share price of €82.12
= -1 x (€82.12 - €51.00) / €51.00
-61%

Learn more about our DCF calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model .

  • The current share price of Ubisoft Entertainment is above its future cash flow value.
Often investors are willing to pay a premium for a company that has a high dividend or the potential for future growth.
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
We can also value a company based on what the stock market is willing to pay for it. This is similar to the price of fruit (e.g. Mangoes or Avocados) increasing when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.

The amount the stock market is willing to pay for Ubisoft Entertainment's earnings, growth and assets is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Are Ubisoft Entertainment's earnings available for a low price, and how does this compare to other companies in the same industry?
Raw Data
ENXTPA:UBI PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Earnings Per Share * Company Filings (2018-09-30) in EUR €2.74
ENXTPA:UBI Share Price ** ENXTPA (2019-04-25) in EUR €82.12
France Entertainment Industry PE Ratio Median Figure of 7 Publicly-Listed Entertainment Companies 30.24x
France Market PE Ratio Median Figure of 416 Publicly-Listed Companies 16.23x

* Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual GAAP earnings per share excluding extraordinary items.

** Primary Listing of Ubisoft Entertainment.

ENXTPA:UBI PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PE Ratio

= ENXTPA:UBI Share Price ÷ EPS (both in EUR)

= 82.12 ÷ 2.74

29.99x

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Ubisoft Entertainment is good value based on earnings compared to the FR Entertainment industry average.
  • Ubisoft Entertainment is overvalued based on earnings compared to the France market.
Price based on expected Growth
Does Ubisoft Entertainment's expected growth come at a high price?
Raw Data
ENXTPA:UBI PEG (Price to Earnings to Growth) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
PE Ratio See PE Ratio Section 29.99x
Net Income Annual Growth Rate See Future Growth Section.
Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 15 Analysts
6.9%per year
France Entertainment Industry PEG Ratio Median Figure of 7 Publicly-Listed Entertainment Companies 1.98x
France Market PEG Ratio Median Figure of 273 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.54x

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

ENXTPA:UBI PEG (Price to Earnings to Growth) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PEG Ratio

= PE Ratio ÷ Net Income Annual Growth Rate

= 29.99x ÷ 6.9%

4.37x

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Ubisoft Entertainment is poor value based on expected growth next year.
Price based on value of assets
What value do investors place on Ubisoft Entertainment's assets?
Raw Data
ENXTPA:UBI PB (Price to Book) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Book Value per Share Company Filings (2018-09-30) in EUR €10.18
ENXTPA:UBI Share Price * ENXTPA (2019-04-25) in EUR €82.12
France Entertainment Industry PB Ratio Median Figure of 10 Publicly-Listed Entertainment Companies 2.37x
France Market PB Ratio Median Figure of 617 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.47x
ENXTPA:UBI PB (Price to Book) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PB Ratio

= ENXTPA:UBI Share Price ÷ Book Value per Share (both in EUR)

= 82.12 ÷ 10.18

8.07x

* Primary Listing of Ubisoft Entertainment.

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Ubisoft Entertainment is overvalued based on assets compared to the FR Entertainment industry average.
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Value checks
We assess Ubisoft Entertainment's value by looking at:
  1. Is the discounted cash flow value less than 20%, or 40% of the share price? (2 checks) ( Click here or on bar chart for details of DCF calculation. )
  2. Is the PE ratio less than the market average, and/ or less than the Entertainment industry average (and greater than 0)? (2 checks)
  3. Is the PEG ratio within a reasonable range (0 to 1)? (1 check)
  4. Is the PB ratio less than the Entertainment industry average (and greater than 0)? (1 check)
  5. Ubisoft Entertainment has a total score of 1/6, see the detailed checks below.

    Note: We use GAAP Earnings per Share in all our calculations including PE and PEG Ratio.

    Full details on the Value part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Future Performance

 How is Ubisoft Entertainment expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 15 analysts?

The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past performance, by looking at estimated growth and how much profit it is expected to make.

Future estimates come from professional analysts. Just like forecasting the weather, they don’t always get it right!
Annual Growth Rate
6.9%
Expected annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
Is Ubisoft Entertainment expected to grow at an attractive rate?
  • Ubisoft Entertainment's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 0.7%.
Growth vs Market Checks
  • Ubisoft Entertainment's earnings growth is positive but not above the France market average.
  • Ubisoft Entertainment's revenue growth is expected to exceed the France market average.
Annual Growth Rates Comparison
Raw Data
ENXTPA:UBI Future Growth Rates Data Sources
Data Point Source Value (per year)
ENXTPA:UBI Future Earnings Growth Rate Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 15 Analysts 6.9%
ENXTPA:UBI Future Revenue Growth Rate Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Revenue of 15 Analysts 5.5%
France Entertainment Industry Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 36.5%
France Entertainment Industry Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 5.8%
France Market Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 13.4%
France Market Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 4.9%

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Learn more about our growth rate calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model.

Analysts growth expectations
Raw Data
ENXTPA:UBI Analysts Growth Expectations Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (6 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 15 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
All numbers in EUR Millions and using Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.
ENXTPA:UBI Future Estimates Data
Date (Data in EUR Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income * Avg. No. Analysts
2024-03-31 2,490 1
2023-03-31 2,418 1
2022-03-31 2,495 2
2021-03-31 2,468 1,127 364 10
2020-03-31 2,242 1,014 329 15
2019-03-31 2,075 906 319 15
ENXTPA:UBI Past Financials Data
Date (Data in EUR Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income *
2018-09-30 2,033 835 301
2018-06-30 1,882 763 220
2018-03-31 1,732 691 139
2017-12-31 1,688 626 146
2017-09-30 1,645 560 153
2017-06-30 1,552 603 130
2017-03-31 1,460 646 108
2016-12-31 1,464 669 105
2016-09-30 1,468 692 102
2016-06-30 1,431 516 98
2016-03-31 1,394 341 93
2015-12-31 1,290 352 46

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Super high growth metrics
High Growth Checks
  • Ubisoft Entertainment's earnings are expected to grow by 6.9% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).
  • Ubisoft Entertainment's revenue is expected to grow by 5.5% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
Raw Data
ENXTPA:UBI Past and Future Earnings per Share
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (6 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 15 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below

All data from Ubisoft Entertainment Company Filings, last reported 6 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

ENXTPA:UBI Future Estimates Data
Date (Data in EUR Millions) EPS * EPS High Estimate EPS Low Estimate Avg. No. Analysts
2024-03-31
2023-03-31
2022-03-31
2021-03-31 3.24 4.92 2.55 7.00
2020-03-31 2.89 3.63 2.24 12.00
2019-03-31 2.64 3.31 2.18 9.00
ENXTPA:UBI Past Financials Data
Date (Data in EUR Millions) EPS *
2018-09-30 2.74
2018-06-30 2.00
2018-03-31 1.26
2017-12-31 1.34
2017-09-30 1.41
2017-06-30 1.19
2017-03-31 0.98
2016-12-31 0.96
2016-09-30 0.94
2016-06-30 0.90
2016-03-31 0.86
2015-12-31 0.43

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance in 3 years
In the same way as past performance we look at the future estimated return (profit) compared to the available funds. We do this looking forward 3 years.
  • Ubisoft Entertainment is expected to efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future (Return on Equity greater than 20%).
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Future performance checks
We assess Ubisoft Entertainment's future performance by looking at:
  1. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the low risk savings rate, plus a premium to keep pace with inflation?
  2. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in earnings of the France market? (1 check)
  3. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in revenue of the France market? (1 check)
  4. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  6. Is the Return on Equity in 3 years expected to be over 20%? (1 check)
Some of the above checks will fail if the company is expected to be loss making in the relevant year.
Ubisoft Entertainment has a total score of 3/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note 1: We use GAAP Net Income Excluding Exceptional Items for our Earnings in all our calculations.

Full details on the Future part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Past Performance

  How has Ubisoft Entertainment performed over the past 5 years?

The past performance of a company can be measured by how much growth it has experienced and how much profit it makes relative to the funds and assets it has available.
Past earnings growth
Below we compare Ubisoft Entertainment's growth in the last year to its industry (Entertainment).
Past Earnings growth analysis
We also check if the company has grown in the past 5 years, and whether it has maintained that growth in the year.
  • Ubisoft Entertainment has delivered over 20% year on year earnings growth in the past 5 years.
  • Ubisoft Entertainment's 1-year earnings growth exceeds its 5-year average (96.6% vs 52.2%)
  • Ubisoft Entertainment's earnings growth has exceeded the FR Entertainment industry average in the past year (96.6% vs 34.7%).
Earnings and Revenue History
Ubisoft Entertainment's revenue and profit over the past 5 years is shown below, any years where they have experienced a loss will show up in red.
Raw Data

All data from Ubisoft Entertainment Company Filings, last reported 6 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

ENXTPA:UBI Past Revenue, Cash Flow and Net Income Data
Date (Data in EUR Millions) Revenue Net Income * G+A Expenses R&D Expenses
2018-09-30 2,032.70 300.98 538.14 781.86
2018-06-30 1,882.30 220.21 511.03 736.23
2018-03-31 1,731.89 139.45 483.92 690.59
2017-12-31 1,688.31 146.29 479.98 652.16
2017-09-30 1,644.73 153.13 476.03 613.73
2017-06-30 1,552.30 130.47 457.69 581.23
2017-03-31 1,459.87 107.81 439.34 548.74
2016-12-31 1,463.96 105.14 434.52 548.41
2016-09-30 1,468.05 102.47 429.70 548.09
2016-06-30 1,431.02 97.94 426.36 528.93
2016-03-31 1,394.00 93.41 423.03 509.78
2015-12-31 1,290.45 46.48 399.55 504.71
2015-09-30 1,186.90 -0.44 376.07 499.63
2015-06-30 1,325.33 43.21 380.67 540.09
2015-03-31 1,463.75 86.85 385.28 580.55
2014-12-31 1,330.82 47.90 379.81 528.56
2014-09-30 1,197.88 8.94 374.34 476.56
2014-06-30 1,102.47 -28.29 368.79 455.23
2014-03-31 1,007.06 -65.53 363.23 433.90
2013-12-31 1,138.68 -15.39 378.65 456.32
2013-09-30 1,270.29 34.75 394.08 478.75
2013-06-30 1,263.23 49.79 390.19 456.88
2013-03-31 1,256.16 64.83 386.30 435.01
2012-12-31 1,174.11 53.50 367.57 399.24
2012-09-30 1,092.07 42.17 348.84 363.46
2012-06-30 1,076.68 39.74 333.17 359.23

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance last year
We want to ensure a company is making the most of what it has available. This is done by comparing the return (profit) to a company's available funds, assets and capital.
  • Whilst Ubisoft Entertainment has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%), this is metric is skewed due to its high level of debt.
  • Ubisoft Entertainment used its assets more efficiently than the FR Entertainment industry average last year based on Return on Assets.
  • Ubisoft Entertainment has significantly improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).
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Past performance checks
We assess Ubisoft Entertainment's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
  1. Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
  2. Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the Entertainment industry? (1 check)
  3. Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
  6. Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
Ubisoft Entertainment has a total score of 5/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.

Full details on the Past part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Health

 How is Ubisoft Entertainment's financial health and their level of debt?

A company's financial position is much like your own financial position, it includes everything you own (assets) and owe (liabilities).

The boxes below represent the relative size of what makes up Ubisoft Entertainment's finances.

The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
Net Worth
  • Ubisoft Entertainment is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
  • Ubisoft Entertainment's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.
Balance sheet
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of Ubisoft Entertainment's finances. If any of them are yellow this indicates they may be out of proportion and red means they relate to one of the checks below.
Assets
Liabilities and shares
The 'shares' portion represents any funds contributed by the owners (shareholders) and any profits.
  • Low level of unsold assets.
  • Debt is covered by short term assets, assets are 1.3x debt.
Historical Debt
Nearly all companies have debt. Debt in itself isn’t bad, however if the debt is too high, or the company can’t afford to pay the interest on its debts this may have impacts in the future.

The graphic below shows equity (available funds) and debt, we ideally want to see the red area (debt) decreasing.

If there is any debt we look at the companies capability to repay it, and whether the level has increased over the past 5 years.
Raw Data

All data from Ubisoft Entertainment Company Filings, last reported 6 months ago.

ENXTPA:UBI Past Debt and Equity Data
Date (Data in EUR Millions) Total Equity Total Debt Cash & Short Term Investments
2018-09-30 1,146.73 1,397.22 1,056.08
2018-06-30 1,146.73 1,397.22 1,056.08
2018-03-31 889.33 1,295.17 746.94
2017-12-31 889.33 1,295.17 746.94
2017-09-30 1,135.33 883.28 697.01
2017-06-30 1,135.33 883.28 697.01
2017-03-31 1,133.82 934.11 852.70
2016-12-31 1,133.82 934.11 852.70
2016-09-30 1,059.20 877.25 914.96
2016-06-30 1,059.20 877.25 914.96
2016-03-31 1,018.51 505.60 461.38
2015-12-31 1,018.51 505.60 461.38
2015-09-30 891.99 434.11 273.04
2015-06-30 891.99 434.11 273.04
2015-03-31 979.22 458.97 656.66
2014-12-31 979.22 458.97 656.66
2014-09-30 859.81 207.81 163.93
2014-06-30 859.81 207.81 163.93
2014-03-31 810.05 252.76 237.95
2013-12-31 810.05 252.76 237.95
2013-09-30 793.44 298.19 155.42
2013-06-30 793.44 298.19 155.42
2013-03-31 838.23 133.22 242.80
2012-12-31 838.23 133.22 242.80
2012-09-30 737.32 328.96 181.50
2012-06-30 737.32 328.96 181.50
  • Ubisoft Entertainment's level of debt (121.8%) compared to net worth is high (greater than 40%).
  • The level of debt compared to net worth has increased over the past 5 years (37.5% vs 121.8% today).
  • Debt is well covered by operating cash flow (59.8%, greater than 20% of total debt).
  • Interest payments on debt are well covered by earnings (EBIT is 22.8x coverage).
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Financial health checks
We assess Ubisoft Entertainment's financial health by checking for:
  1. Are short term assets greater than short term liabilities? (1 check)
  2. Are short term assets greater than long term liabilities? (1 check)
  3. Has the debt to equity ratio increased in the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the debt to equity ratio over 40%? (1 check)
  5. Is the debt covered by operating cash flow? (1 check)
  6. Are earnings greater than 5x the interest on debt (if company pays interest at all)? (1 check)
  7. Ubisoft Entertainment has a total score of 4/6, see the detailed checks below.
For companies that are loss making and have been so on average in the past we replace the last 2 checks with:
  1. Does cash and short term investments cover stable operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)
  2. Does cash and short term investments cover growing operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)


Full details on the Health part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Dividends

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

Dividends are regular cash payments to you from the company, similar to a bank paying you interest on a savings account.
Annual Dividend Income
Dividend payments
0%
Current annual income from Ubisoft Entertainment dividends. Estimated to be 0% next year.
If you bought €2,000 of Ubisoft Entertainment shares you are expected to receive €0 in your first year as a dividend.
Dividend Amount
Here we look how much dividend is being paid, if any. Is it above what you can get in a savings account? It is up there with the best dividend paying companies?
  • Unable to evaluate Ubisoft Entertainment's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.
  • Unable to evaluate Ubisoft Entertainment's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.
Annualized Historical and Future Dividends
It is important to see if the dividend for a company is stable, and not wildly increasing/decreasing each year. This graph shows you the historical rate to count toward your assessment of the stock.

We also check to see if the dividend has increased in the past 10 years.
Raw Data
ENXTPA:UBI Annualized Past and Future Dividends
Data Point Source Value
Past Annualized Dividend Yield S&P Global Market Data See Below
Past Dividends per Share Company Filings/ Annualized Dividend Payments See Below
Future Dividends per Share Estimates Average of up to 15 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
Europe Entertainment Industry Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 22 Stocks 1.9%
France Market Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 324 Stocks 2.9%
France Minimum Threshold Dividend Yield 10th Percentile 0.9%
France Bottom 25% Dividend Yield 25th Percentile 1.6%
France Top 25% Dividend Yield 75th Percentile 4.3%

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Note all dividend per share amounts are annualized and not quarterly or other period.

ENXTPA:UBI Future Dividends Estimate Data
Date (Data in €) Dividend per Share (annual) Avg. No. Analysts
2024-03-31
2023-03-31
2022-03-31 0.00 1.00
2021-03-31 0.00 5.00
2020-03-31 0.00 5.00
2019-03-31 0.00 5.00

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Ubisoft Entertainment has not reported any payouts.
  • Unable to verify if Ubisoft Entertainment's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.
Current Payout to shareholders
What portion of Ubisoft Entertainment's earnings are paid to the shareholders as a dividend.
  • Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Ubisoft Entertainment has not reported any payouts.
Future Payout to shareholders
  • No need to calculate the sustainability of Ubisoft Entertainment's dividends in 3 years as they are not expected to pay a notable one for France.
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Income/ dividend checks
We assess Ubisoft Entertainment's dividend by checking for:
  1. Firstly is the company paying a notable dividend (greater than 0.9%) - if not then the rest of the checks are ignored.
  2. Is current dividend yield above the bottom 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  3. Is current dividend yield above the top 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  4. Have they paid a dividend for 10 years, and during this period has the dividend been volatile (drop of more than 25%)? (1 check)
  5. If they have paid a dividend for 10 years has it increased in this time? (1 check)
  6. How sustainable is the dividend, can Ubisoft Entertainment afford to pay it from its earnings today and in 3 years (Payout ratio less than 90%)? (2 checks)
  7. Ubisoft Entertainment has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.


Full details on the Dividends part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Management

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

Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have been around for and insider trading.
CEO
Yves Guillemot
COMPENSATION €1,732,992
AGE 58
CEO Bio

Mr. Yves Guillemot co-founded Ubisoft Entertainment SA (alternate name: Ubisoft S.A.) in 1986 and serves as its Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Guillemot has been Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Relations With Video Game Console and Computer Manufacturers at Guillemot Corporation Société Anonyme since November 07, 1997, where he served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Relations With Video Game Console & Computer Manufacturers. Mr. Guillemot serves as the Chief Executive Officer of UBI.COM SA, Guillemot Brothers SAS, Red Storm Entertainment, Inc. and UBI Participations S.A. He has been an Executive Vice President of Strategy and Development at GameLoft SA since June 27, 2003. He serves as an Executive Vice President of Guillemot Brothers S.A.; Guillemot Participations S.A.; Guillemot Ventures S.A.; Ludigames S.A.; Shanghai UBI Computer Software Company Ltd. (China) and UBI Soft Entertainment GmbH (Germany). He serves as Vice President of Loft.com SA and Ludiwap SA. Mr. Guillemot serves as the Managing Director of Ubi Books & Records SARL, UBI Manufacturing & Administration SARL, UBI Pictures SARL, Ludi Factory SARL (Co-managing Director), UBI EMEA SARL, UBI Research & Development SARL, UBI Simulations SARL, Ubisoft Computing SARL, UBI Game Design SARL, UBI Graphics SARL, UBI Networks SARL, UBI Sound Studio SARL, UBI World Studios SARL; UBI Productions France SARL; UBI Soft Entertainment SPRL (Belgium), UBI Soft Entertainment BV (Netherlands) and UBI Soft Entertainment SARL (Morocco). He was Managing Director of Spieleentwicklungskombinat GmbH (Germany), Related Designs Software GmbH (Germany) and Ubisoft Entertainment SARL (Luxembourg). He was Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Board member of Guillemot Brothers SE (France), Gameloft SE (France) and Board member of Gameloft Divertissements Inc. He is Chairman of Ubisoft Annecy SAS, Ubisoft International SAS, Ubisoft Montpellier SAS, Ubisoft Motion Pictures Rabbids SAS, Ubisoft Paris SAS, Ubisoft Production Internationale SAS, Nadéo SAS, Owlient SAS, Ubisoft Création SAS, Ivory Tower SAS, Ubisoft Bordeaux SAS and 1492 Studio SAS, General Manager of Ubisoft Learning & Development SARL, Ubisof Motion Pictures SARL, Script Movie SARL, Ubisoft Mobile Games SARL, Ubisoft Paris – Mobile SARL, Ivory Art & Design SARL, General Manager of Blue Byte GmbH (Germany), Ubisoft GmbH (Germany), Ubisoft EooD (Bulgaria), Ubisoft Studios Srl (Italy), Ubisoft Sarl (Morocco) and Blue Mammoth Games LLC (United States). He is Chairman of Ubisoft Editions Musique Inc. (Canada), Hybride Technologies Inc. (Canada), Ubisoft Toronto Inc. (Canada), Ubisoft Nordic A/S (Denmark), Ubisoft Entertainment India Private Ltd (India), Ubi Games SA (Switzerland), Ubisoft L.A. Inc. (United States), Script Movie Inc. (United States) and Ubisoft CRC Ltd (United Kingdom). He is Vice-Chairman and Board member of Ubisoft Inc. (United States). He is Chief Executive Officer and Board member of Ubisoft Emirates FZ LLC (United Arab Emirates). He is an Executive Director of Shanghai Ubi Computer Software Co. Ltd (China) and Chengdu Ubi Computer Software Co. Ltd (China). He is a Board member of Ubi Studios SL (Spain), Ubisoft Barcelona Mobile SL (Spain), Ubisoft Ltd (Hong Kong), Ubisoft Osaka KK (Japan), Ubisoft BV (Netherlands), BMG Europe BV (Netherlands), Ubisoft Srl (Romania), Ubisoft Reflections Ltd (United Kingdom), Red Storm Entertainment Ltd (United Kingdom), Ubisoft Singapore Pte Ltd (Singapore), RedLynx Oy (Finland), Future Games of London Ltd (United Kingdom), Ubisoft Fastigheter AB (Sweden) and Ubisoft DOO Beograd (Serbia). He was Chairman of Ubisoft Motion Pictures Far Cry SAS, UBI Soft Canada Inc. (Canada), Ubisoft Motion Pictures Ghost Recon SAS, Ketchapp SAS, Ubisoft Motion Pictures Assassin’s Creed SAS, Ubisoft Motion Pictures Splinter Cell SAS, Ubisoft Vancouver (Canada), L’Atelier Ubi Inc. (Canada), Technologies Quazal Inc. (Canada), Ubisoft Musique Inc. (Canada), 9275-8309 Québec Inc. (Canada), Studio Ubisoft SaintAntoine Inc. (Canada), Ubisoft LLC. (United States) and Krysalide SAS. He served as an Executive Managing Director, Relations With Video Game Console and Computer Manufacturers Guillemot Corp. SA (alternate name Guillemot Corporation Société Anonyme) and served as its Executive Managing Director of Sales. Mr. Guillemot served as Vice President of Sales of Guillemot Corp. SA since November 7, 1997. He served as a Vice President of Gameloft S.A. since December 1, 1999. He serves as the Chairman of the Board at Ubisoft EMEA S.A.R.L. He serves as the Chairman of Tiwak SAS, UBI Soft France SAS, UBI World SAS, UBI Soft Marketing & Communication SAS, UBI Studios SAS; UBI Soft Entertainment Ltd. (Great Britain), Ubisoft Warenhandels GmbH (Austria), UBI Soft Entertainment Norway A/S (Norway), UBI Soft Entertainment S.A. (Switzerland), UBI Soft Entertainment OY (Finland), Gamebusters GesmbH (Austria), UBI Soft S.p.A. (Italy), UBI Soft SA (Spain), UBI Soft KK (Japan), UBI Soft Entertainment Ltd. (Hong Kong), UBI Computer Software Beijing Company Ltd. (Beijing), UBI Soft Divertissements Inc. (Canada), UBI Soft Inc. (San Francisco), UBI Soft Holdings Inc. (San Francisco), UBI.Com Inc. (San Francisco), Red Storm Entertainment Inc. (USA), Blue Byte Software Inc. (USA) and Sinister Games Inc. (USA). He serves as the Chairman of UBI Soft Entertainment SA., UBI.COM SA and UBI Participations S.A. He has been an Independent Director of Rémy Cointreau SA since September 24, 2013. He serves as a Director of Ubisoft Ltd. (United Kingdom) and Advanced Mobile Applications Limited. He served as an Executive Director at Guillemot Corporation Société Anonyme since September 1, 1997 until August 05, 2016; UBI Soft Entertainment SA since February 28, 1988. He has been a Director at Ubisoft Entertainment SA since February 28, 1988. He has been an Independent Member of the Supervisory Board at Lagardere SCA since May 6, 2014. He is Director and Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Guillemot Brothers SE (United Kingdom), Board member of AMA SA, Board member of Guillemot Inc. (Canada), Guillemot Ltd (United Kingdom), Director of Playwing Ltd (United Kingdom), AMA Corporation Ltd (United Kingdom). Mr. Guillemot's Other responsibilities: Director of Hercules Technologies Inc. (Walnut Creek), Thrustmaster Inc., Guillemot Limited, Guillemot Inc., Guillemot Online.com Inc., Thrustmaster SA, Hercules Technologies SA, Students-Life.com SA, Guillemot Inc. (USA), Guillemot Inc. (Canada), Loft.com SA and Ludiwap SA. He serves as a Director of UBI.COM SA; Guillemot Brothers S.A., Guillemot Participations S.A.; Guillemot Ventures S.A.; JeuxVidéo.com S.A.; Gameloft Inc. (Canada); Gameloft Inc. (USA); Guillemot France SA; L'Odyssee Interactive Jeux Video.com S.A.; Blue Byte Software Ltd. (UK), UBI Soft Entertainment Nordic AS (Denmark), UBI Soft Pty Ltd. (Australia) and UBI S

CEO Compensation
  • Yves's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
  • Yves's remuneration is lower than average for companies of similar size in France.
Management Team Tenure

Average tenure and age of the Ubisoft Entertainment management team in years:

3.8
Average Tenure
58
Average Age
  • The tenure for the Ubisoft Entertainment management team is about average.
Management Team

Yves Guillemot

TITLE
Co-Founder
COMPENSATION
€2M
AGE
58

Claude Guillemot

TITLE
Executive VP of Operations & Director
COMPENSATION
€165K
AGE
62

Christian Guillemot

TITLE
Executive VP of Administration & Director
COMPENSATION
€165K
AGE
52

Michel Guillemot

TITLE
Executive VP of Development
COMPENSATION
€165K
AGE
59

Gérard Guillemot

TITLE
Executive VP of Publishing & Director
COMPENSATION
€760K
AGE
57

Frédérick Duguet

TITLE
Chief Financial Officer
TENURE
0.3 yrs

Jean-Benoît Roquette

TITLE
Senior Vice President of Investor Relations

Adam Novickas

TITLE
Vice President of Marketing
TENURE
3.8 yrs

Serge Hascoet

TITLE
Chief Creative Officer
TENURE
19.3 yrs

John Parkes

TITLE
Managing Director of France
Board of Directors Tenure

Average tenure and age of the Ubisoft Entertainment board of directors in years:

5.8
Average Tenure
56.5
Average Age
  • The tenure for the Ubisoft Entertainment board of directors is about average.
Board of Directors

Yves Guillemot

TITLE
Co-Founder
COMPENSATION
€2M
AGE
58

Claude Guillemot

TITLE
Executive VP of Operations & Director
COMPENSATION
€165K
AGE
62
TENURE
31.2 yrs

Christian Guillemot

TITLE
Executive VP of Administration & Director
COMPENSATION
€165K
AGE
52
TENURE
31.2 yrs

Michel Guillemot

TITLE
Executive VP of Development
COMPENSATION
€165K
AGE
59
TENURE
31.2 yrs

Gérard Guillemot

TITLE
Executive VP of Publishing & Director
COMPENSATION
€760K
AGE
57
TENURE
31.2 yrs

Laurence Hubert-Moy

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
€65K
AGE
57
TENURE
5.8 yrs

Didier Crespel

TITLE
Lead Independent Director
COMPENSATION
€90K
AGE
56
TENURE
3.1 yrs

Frederique Dame

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
€40K
AGE
42
TENURE
2.6 yrs

Florence Naviner

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
€45K
AGE
55
TENURE
2.6 yrs

Virginie Haas

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
€20K
AGE
52
TENURE
1.6 yrs
Who owns this company?
Recent Insider Trading
  • No 3 month insider trading information.
Recent Insider Transactions
Announced Type Name Entity Role Start End Shares Max Price (€) Value (€)
X
Management checks
We assess Ubisoft Entertainment's management by checking for:
  1. Is the CEO's compensation unreasonable compared to market cap? (1 check)
  2. Has the CEO's compensation increased more than 20% whilst the EPS is down more then 20%? (1 check)
  3. Is the average tenure of the management team less than 2 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the average tenure of the board of directors team less than 3 years? (1 check)
  5. Ubisoft Entertainment has a total score of 0/6, this is not included on the snowflake, see the detailed checks below.


Note: We use the top 6 management executives and board members in our calculations.

Note 2: Insider trading include any internal stakeholders and these transactions .

Full details on the Management part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

News

Simply Wall St News

Should You Be Excited About Ubisoft Entertainment SA's (EPA:UBI) 26% Return On Equity?

Our data shows Ubisoft Entertainment has a return on equity of 26% for the last year. … One way to conceptualize this, is that for each €1 of shareholders' equity it has, the company made €0.26 in profit. … Return on Equity = Net Profit ÷ Shareholders' Equity

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Ubisoft Entertainment SA (EPA:UBI): A Look At Return On Capital

and want to better understand how you can grow your money by investing in Ubisoft Entertainment SA (EPA:UBI). … Thus, to understand how your money can grow by investing in Ubisoft Entertainment, you need to look at what the company returns to owners for the use of their capital, which can be done in many ways but today we will use return on capital employed (ROCE) … Ubisoft Entertainment's Return On Capital Employed

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How Ubisoft Entertainment SA (EPA:UBI) Delivered A Better ROE Than Its Industry

and want to begin learning the link between company’s fundamentals and stock market performance. … Ubisoft Entertainment SA (EPA:UBI) delivered an ROE of 15.68% over the past 12 months, which is relatively in-line with its industry average of 13.11% during the same period. … This can be measured by looking at the company’s financial leverage.

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Did Ubisoft Entertainment SA's (EPA:UBI) Recent Earnings Growth Beat The Trend?

Assessing Ubisoft Entertainment SA's (EPA:UBI) past track record of performance is a valuable exercise for investors. … Today I will assess UBI's recent performance announced on 31 March 2018 and evaluate these figures to its longer term trend and industry movements. … How Did UBI's Recent Performance Stack Up Against Its Past.

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Is Ubisoft Entertainment SA (EPA:UBI) A Financially Sound Company?

its financial health remains the key to continued success. … Let’s take a look at Ubisoft Entertainment’s leverage and assess its financial strength to get an idea of their ability to fund strategic acquisitions and grow through cyclical pressures … Note that this information is centred entirely on financial health and is a high-level overview, so I encourage you to look further

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Should You Be Tempted To Sell Ubisoft Entertainment SA (EPA:UBI) Because Of Its PE Ratio?

and want to begin learning the link between Ubisoft Entertainment SA (EPA:UBI)’s fundamentals and stock market performance. … Ubisoft Entertainment SA (EPA:UBI) is trading with a trailing P/E of 76.4x, which is higher than the industry average of 31.7x. … While this makes UBI appear like a stock to avoid or sell if you own it, you might change your mind after I explain the assumptions behind the P/E ratio

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Should You Buy Ubisoft Entertainment SA (EPA:UBI) At €098.06?

led the ENXTPA gainers with a relatively large price hike in the past couple of weeks. … With many analysts covering the large-cap stock, we may expect any price-sensitive announcements have already been factored into the stock’s share price

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How Do Analysts See Ubisoft Entertainment SA (ENXTPA:UBI) Performing In The Year Ahead?

In March 2018, Ubisoft Entertainment SA (ENXTPA:UBI) released its most recent earnings update. … with earnings expected to more than double in the upcoming year, … With net income at current levels of €139.45m, we should see this rise to €280.40m in 2019.

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Ubisoft Entertainment SA (EPA:UBI): All You Need Is Growth?

I will conduct a high level fundamental analysis on the company by looking at its past financials and growth prospects moving forward. … At 101.99 million shares, that's a €8.86B market cap - which is too high for a company that has a 5-year cumulative average growth rate (CAGR) of 8.36% (source: analyst consensus). … However, my main reservation with the company is its financial health, as well as the possibility that it is currently overvalued.

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How Financially Strong Is Ubisoft Entertainment SA (EPA:UBI)?

Moreover, UBI has produced cash from operations of €645.71M in the last twelve months, resulting in an operating cash to total debt ratio of 69.13%, indicating that UBI’s current level of operating cash is high enough to cover debt. … At the current liabilities level of €721.38M liabilities, it seems that the business has maintained a safe level of current assets to meet its obligations, with the current ratio last standing at 2.03x. … Next Steps: Although UBI’s debt level is towards the higher end of the spectrum, its cash flow coverage seems adequate to meet obligations which means its debt is being efficiently utilised.

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Company Info

Description

Ubisoft Entertainment SA engages in the production, publishing, and distribution of video games for consoles, PC, smartphones, and tablets in physical and digital formats worldwide. The company designs and develops software, including scenarios, layouts, and game rules, as well as develops design tools and game engines. It also develops in the area of online and mobile gaming; and distributes Ubisoft products, such as CD games, ancillary products, etc. to retailers and independent wholesalers. Ubisoft Entertainment SA has a strategic partnership with Tencent. The company was founded in 1986 and is based in Montreuil, France.

Details
Name: Ubisoft Entertainment SA
UBI
Exchange: ENXTPA
Founded: 1986
€8,912,065,691
108,524,911
Website: http://www.ubisoft.com
Address: Ubisoft Entertainment SA
28, rue Armand Carrel,
Montreuil,
Ile-de-France, 93108,
France
Listings
Exchange Symbol Ticker Symbol Security Exchange Country Currency Listed on
ENXTPA UBI Common Shares Euronext Paris FR EUR 04. Jul 1996
OTCPK UBSF.F Common Shares Pink Sheets LLC US USD 04. Jul 1996
DB UEN Common Shares Deutsche Boerse AG DE EUR 04. Jul 1996
LSE 0NVL Common Shares London Stock Exchange GB EUR 04. Jul 1996
SWX UBI Common Shares SIX Swiss Exchange CH CHF 04. Jul 1996
WBAG UBIS Common Shares Wiener Boerse AG AT EUR 04. Jul 1996
BMV UBI N Common Shares Bolsa Mexicana de Valores MX MXN 04. Jul 1996
BATS-CHIXE UBIP Common Shares BATS 'Chi-X Europe' GB EUR 04. Jul 1996
OTCPK UBSF.Y ADR Pink Sheets LLC US USD 13. Oct 2008
Number of employees
Current staff
Staff numbers
14,820
Ubisoft Entertainment employees.
Industry
Interactive Home Entertainment
Media
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
Area Date (UTC time)
Company Analysis updated: 2019/04/25 21:12
End of day share price update: 2019/04/25 00:00
Last estimates confirmation: 2019/04/24
Last earnings filing: 2018/11/06
Last earnings reported: 2018/09/30
Last annual earnings reported: 2018/03/31


All dates and times in UTC. All financial data provided by Standard & Poor’s Capital IQ.

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.