Centrale d'Achat Française pour l'Outre-Mer Société Anonyme operates as a retailer of home equipment.
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Fair value with mediocre balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Centrale d'Achat Française pour l'Outre-Mer Société Anonyme's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: CAFO has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
FR Specialty Retail
1 Year Return
FR Specialty Retail
Return vs Industry: CAFO exceeded the French Specialty Retail industry which returned -43.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CAFO underperformed the French Market which returned 8.5% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Centrale d'Achat Française pour l'Outre-Mer Société Anonyme's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StCentrale d'Achat Française pour l'Outre-Mer Société Anonyme (EPA:CAFO) Seems To Be Using An Awful Lot Of Debt
1 month ago | Simply Wall StDo Investors Have Good Reason To Be Wary Of Centrale d'Achat Française pour l'Outre-Mer Société Anonyme's (EPA:CAFO) 2.4% Dividend Yield?
Is Centrale d'Achat Française pour l'Outre-Mer Société Anonyme undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: CAFO (€4.44) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€1.32)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CAFO is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CAFO is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.3x) compared to the Specialty Retail industry average (10.2x).
PE vs Market: CAFO is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.3x) compared to the French market (17.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate CAFO's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CAFO is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.4x) compared to the FR Specialty Retail industry average (0.8x).
How is Centrale d'Achat Française pour l'Outre-Mer Société Anonyme 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 Centrale d'Achat Française pour l'Outre-Mer Société Anonyme 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.
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How has Centrale d'Achat Française pour l'Outre-Mer Société Anonyme performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CAFO has a large one-off loss of €2.6M impacting its September 30 2019 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: CAFO's current net profit margins (1.6%) are lower than last year (3.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CAFO has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 25.2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: CAFO's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: CAFO had negative earnings growth (-57.1%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Specialty Retail industry average (-10%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: CAFO's Return on Equity (5.9%) is considered low.
How is Centrale d'Achat Française pour l'Outre-Mer Société Anonyme's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CAFO's short term assets (€222.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (€178.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: CAFO's short term assets (€222.5M) exceed its long term liabilities (€61.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CAFO's debt to equity ratio (61.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: CAFO's debt to equity ratio has increased from 46.5% to 61.8% over the past 5 years.
Inventory Level: CAFO has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: CAFO's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 3.4x debt).
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: CAFO is profitable, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
Forecast Cash Runway: CAFO is profitable, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
What is Centrale d'Achat Française pour l'Outre-Mer Société Anonyme's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CAFO's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CAFO's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CAFO's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CAFO's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: CAFO is not paying a notable dividend for the French market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of CAFO'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 board tenure
Herve Giaoui (66yo)
Mr. Hervé Giaoui serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Centrale d'Achat Française pour l'Outre-Mer Société Anonyme (alternate name Centrale d'Achat Française pour l'Outre Mer SA) since September 27, 200 ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Herve's total compensation ($USD0.00) is below average for companies of similar size in the French market ($USD313.32K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Herve's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chairman of the Board of Directors & CEO||15.4yrs||€213.05k||24.76% €10.3m|
|Deputy CEO & Director||11.9yrs||€25.00k||8.29% €3.5m|
|Director||0.08yrs||no data||no data|
|Representative Director||7.3yrs||€25.00k||no data|
|Director||2.9yrs||no data||no data|
|Employee Representative Director||0yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: CAFO's board of directors are considered experienced (7.3 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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 10.2%.
Centrale d'Achat Française pour l'Outre-Mer Société Anonyme's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Centrale d'Achat Française pour l'Outre-Mer Société Anonyme
- Ticker: CAFO
- Exchange: ENXTPA
- Founded: 1985
- Industry: Homefurnishing Retail
- Sector: Retail
- Market Cap: €41.667m
- Shares outstanding: 9.38m
- Website: https://www.cafom.com
Number of Employees
- Centrale d'Achat Française pour l'Outre-Mer Société Anonyme
- 3, Avenue Hoche
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|CAFO||ENXTPA (Euronext Paris)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||FR||EUR||Jan 2005|
|0HRB||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||EUR||Jan 2005|
|CAFOP||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||EUR||Jan 2005|
Centrale d'Achat Française pour l'Outre-Mer Société Anonyme operates as a retailer of home equipment. It provides furniture, home appliances, audiovisual and computer equipment, musical instruments, tableware products, decorative items, etc. As of September 30, 2018, it operated a network of 23 stores for the distribution of household goods in the French overseas territories. The company also distributes household goods and products for interior decoration through a network of 42 company-owned stores located in mainland France, Germany, Spain, Switzerland, and Monaco, as well as 41 franchised stores in France, the French Overseas, Thailand, Sweden, Finland, Guatemala, China, the Philippines, Algeria, Greece, Iceland, Malta, Montenegro, Madagascar, Italy, and Hong Kong. It also distributes its products through vente-unique.com and Directlowcost.com Websites. The company was founded in 1985 and is based in Paris, France.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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