Sanofi provides therapeutic solutions worldwide.
Average dividend payer and fair value.
Share Price & News
How has Sanofi's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SAN has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: SAN exceeded the French Pharmaceuticals industry which returned 16.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SAN exceeded the French Market which returned 17.2% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Sanofi's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Sanofi 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: SAN (€92.24) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€189.81)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SAN is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SAN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (39.7x) compared to the Pharmaceuticals industry average (25.7x).
PE vs Market: SAN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (39.7x) compared to the French market (18.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SAN is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SAN is good value based on its PB Ratio (2x) compared to the FR Pharmaceuticals industry average (2.2x).
How is Sanofi forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 18 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SAN's forecast earnings growth (17.3% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.1%).
Earnings vs Market: SAN's earnings (17.3% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the French market (13.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SAN's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: SAN's revenue (2.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the French market (4.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SAN's revenue (2.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SAN's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (14%).
How has Sanofi performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SAN has a large one-off loss of €4.1B impacting its December 31 2019 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: SAN's current net profit margins (7.7%) are lower than last year (12.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SAN's earnings have declined by -6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SAN's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: SAN had negative earnings growth (-32.7%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Pharmaceuticals industry average (-5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SAN's Return on Equity (5%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Sanofi's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SAN's short term assets (€28.9B) exceed its short term liabilities (€20.4B).
Long Term Liabilities: SAN's short term assets (€28.9B) do not cover its long term liabilities (€33.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SAN's debt to equity ratio (41.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SAN's debt to equity ratio has increased from 26.2% to 41.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SAN's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (28.2%).
Interest Coverage: SAN's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (23.8x coverage).
Inventory Level: SAN has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: SAN's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 1.2x debt).
What is Sanofi's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: SAN's dividend (3.42%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the French market (1.53%).
High Dividend: SAN's dividend (3.42%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the French market (4.5%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SAN's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: SAN's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (135.4%), SAN's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: SAN's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (50.1% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Paul Hudson (52yo)
Mr. Paul Hudson serves as Chief Executive Officer and Director at Sanofi since September 1, 2019. Mr. Hudson was Chief Executive Officer of Novartis Pharmaceuticals at Novartis AG since July 1, 2016 until ...
|CEO & Director||0.4yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive VP & CFO||1.3yrs||no data||no data|
|Principal Accounting Officer and Vice President of Corporate Accounting||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Information officer||8.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Investor Relations||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive VP of Legal Affairs & General Counsel||12.9yrs||no data||no data|
|Global Compliance Officer & VP||7.8yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Communications||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Global Diabetes and Senior Vice President of Global Marketing||15.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Human Resources||1.3yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: SAN's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.8 years average tenure).
|CEO & Director||0.4yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||9.2yrs||€100.00k||0.000080% €92.5k|
|Honorary Chairman||9.8yrs||€4.71m||no data|
|Independent Chairman||9.8yrs||€708.36k||0.00013% €150.3k|
|Independent Director||8.8yrs||€117.50k||0.000080% €92.5k|
|Independent Director||5.8yrs||€132.50k||0.000080% €92.5k|
|Independent Director||6.8yrs||€127.50k||0.000080% €92.5k|
|Independent Director||11.8yrs||€107.50k||0.000080% €92.5k|
|Independent Director||3.8yrs||€182.50k||0.000090% €104.1k|
Experienced Board: SAN's board of directors are considered experienced (8.3 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.
Sanofi's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Sanofi
- Ticker: SAN
- Exchange: ENXTPA
- Founded: 1973
- Industry: Pharmaceuticals
- Sector: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech
- Market Cap: €115.653b
- Shares outstanding: 1.25b
- Website: https://www.sanofi.com
Number of Employees
- 54, Rue La Boétie
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SNYN.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||May 1999|
|SAN||ENXTPA (Euronext Paris)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||FR||EUR||May 1999|
|SNW||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||May 1999|
|SAN||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||CH||CHF||May 1999|
|0O59||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||EUR||May 1999|
|SANF||BIT (Borsa Italiana)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||IT||EUR||May 1999|
|SNW||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||May 1999|
|SANP||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||EUR||May 1999|
|SANO||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AT||EUR||May 1999|
|SNY||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||SPON ADR ECH REP 1/2 ORD EUR2 LEVEL II||US||USD||Jul 2002|
|SNW2||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||SPON ADR ECH REP 1/2 ORD EUR2 LEVEL II||DE||EUR||Jul 2002|
|SNY N||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||SPON ADR ECH REP 1/2 ORD EUR2 LEVEL II||MX||MXN||Jul 2002|
|0A2V||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||SPON ADR ECH REP 1/2 ORD EUR2 LEVEL II||GB||USD||Jul 2002|
|SANNV||ENXTPA (Euronext Paris)||EUR2 (RFD 01/01/2020)||FR||EUR||Jan 2020|
Sanofi provides therapeutic solutions worldwide. It offers Cerezyme and Cerdelga for Gaucher, Myozyme and Lumizyme for Pompe, Fabrazyme for Fabry, and Aldurazyme for mucopolysaccharidosis Type 1; and Aubagio, an immunomodulatory and Lemtrada, a monoclonal antibody for multiple sclerosis. It also provides Dupixent for atopic dermatitis; Kevzara for rheumatoid arthritis; Eloctate and Alprolix to treat hemophilia; and Cablivi to treat acquired thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura. In addition, it offers Libtayo for metastatic cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma; Jevtana and Taxotere taxane for cancers; Eloxatin for colon cancer; Thymoglobulin, an immunosuppressive and immunomodulating agent; Mozobil, for hematologic malignancies; and Zaltrap, for metastatic colorectal cancer. Further, it provides Lantus, Toujeo, Apidra, and Insuman insulins; Amaryl sulfonylurea; Adlyxin/Lyxumia, a GLP-1 receptor agonist; Soliqua 100/33/Suliqua, an insulin glargine and lixisenatide combination to treat diabetes; Admelog/Insulin lispro insulin; Praluent, a cholesterol-lowering drug; and Multaq, an anti-arrhythmic drug for atrial fibrillation. Additionally, it offers Plavix for atherothrombotic conditions; Lovenox for the prophylaxis, venous thromboembolism, and acute coronary syndrome; Aprovel and CoAprovel anti-hypertensives; Renagel and Renvela for patients undergoing dialysis; Synvisc and Synvisc-One viscosupplements for osteoarthritis; Stilnox for insomnia; Allegra for seasonal allergic rhinitis and uncomplicated hives; and Depakine for epilepsy. It also provides generic products; and products for allergy, cough, cold, pain, nutrition, digestion, pediatrics, influenza, meningitis, travel, and endemic vaccines; and adult and adolescent boosters. Sanofi has an alliance with Verily Life Sciences LLC; and agreement with Happify Health. Sanofi was formerly known as Sanofi-Aventis and changed its name to Sanofi in May 2011. Sanofi was founded in 1973 and is headquartered in Paris, France.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/14 00:00|
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