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Executive Summary

Groupe Parot SA engages in the distribution of new and used vehicles in France. More Details

Snowflake Analysis

Fair value with mediocre balance sheet.

Share Price & News

How has Groupe Parot's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: ALPAR is more volatile than 90% of French stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 18% a week.

Volatility Over Time: ALPAR's weekly volatility (18%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of French stocks.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




FR Specialty Retail


FR Market

1 Year Return




FR Specialty Retail


FR Market

Return vs Industry: ALPAR underperformed the French Specialty Retail industry which returned -15.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ALPAR underperformed the French Market which returned -1.4% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day-7.8%7.2%0.7%
30 Day33.1%27.0%19.1%
90 Day-6.3%24.1%11.1%
1 Year-60.3%-60.3%-9.2%-10.2%3.1%1.0%
3 Year-84.9%-84.9%-50.4%-51.4%18.8%8.9%
5 Yearn/a-2.5%-5.8%51.6%31.1%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Groupe Parot's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

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Is Groupe Parot 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: ALPAR (€1.65) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€90.56)

Significantly Below Fair Value: ALPAR is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: ALPAR is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the XE Specialty Retail industry average.

PE vs Market: ALPAR 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 ALPAR's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: ALPAR is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.5x) compared to the FR Specialty Retail industry average (0.7x).

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Future Growth

How is Groupe Parot forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?


Forecasted Retail industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Groupe Parot has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

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Past Performance

How has Groupe Parot performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ALPAR is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: ALPAR is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ALPAR is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 61.7% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare ALPAR's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: ALPAR is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Specialty Retail industry (-15.9%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: ALPAR has a negative Return on Equity (-57.23%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is Groupe Parot's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ALPAR's short term assets (€131.8M) do not cover its short term liabilities (€139.6M).

Long Term Liabilities: ALPAR's short term assets (€131.8M) exceed its long term liabilities (€17.1M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ALPAR's debt to equity ratio (395.5%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: ALPAR's debt to equity ratio has increased from 121.1% to 395.5% over the past 5 years.

Balance Sheet

Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable ALPAR has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.

Forecast Cash Runway: ALPAR is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 7.7% per year.

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What is Groupe Parot current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ALPAR's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ALPAR'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 ALPAR's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ALPAR's dividend payments have been increasing.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: ALPAR is not paying a notable dividend for the French market.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ALPAR's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the French market.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


CEO Compensation


Alexandre Parot





Mr. Alexandre Parot has been the Chief Executive Officer of Groupe Parot SA since June 30, 2016 and serves as its Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Management Board. Mr. Parot serves a...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Alexandre's total compensation ($USD0.00) is below average for companies of similar size in the French market ($USD264.43K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Alexandre's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


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.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Groupe Parot SA's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Groupe Parot SA
  • Ticker: ALPAR
  • Exchange: ENXTPA
  • Founded: 1978
  • Industry: Automotive Retail
  • Sector: Retail
  • Market Cap: €7.262m
  • Shares outstanding: 4.60m
  • Website: https://www.groupe-parot.com

Number of Employees


  • Groupe Parot SA
  • 55 Boulevard Jacques Chaban Delmas
  • Bruges
  • Aquitaine
  • 33520
  • France


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
ALPARENXTPA (Euronext Paris)YesCommon StockFREUROct 2016


Groupe Parot SA engages in the distribution of new and used vehicles in France. The company distributes private vehicles under the BMW, MINI, Ford, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Alfa Romeo, Fiat, Fiat Professional, a...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/12/01 18:40
End of Day Share Price2020/12/01 00:00
Annual Earnings2019/12/31

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.