Linedata Services S.A. develops and distributes financial software in Southern Europe, Northern Europe, North America, and Asia. More Details
Undervalued average dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has Linedata Services's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: LIN is not significantly more volatile than the rest of French stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: LIN's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: LIN exceeded the French Software industry which returned 55.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LIN exceeded the French Market which returned 39.3% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Linedata Services's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 month ago | Simply Wall StLinedata Services S.A. (EPA:LIN) Will Pay A €1.35 Dividend In Four Days
1 month ago | Simply Wall StDid Linedata Services' (EPA:LIN) Share Price Deserve to Gain 60%?
2 months ago | Simply Wall StLinedata Services S.A.'s (EPA:LIN) Stock Is Going Strong: Have Financials A Role To Play?
Is Linedata Services 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: LIN (€41.6) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€55.95)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LIN is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LIN is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.5x) compared to the French Software industry average (49.9x).
PE vs Market: LIN is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.5x) compared to the French market (21.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: LIN is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (5.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LIN is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.2x) compared to the FR Software industry average (3.7x).
How is Linedata Services forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: LIN's forecast earnings growth (2.5% per year) is above the savings rate (0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: LIN's earnings (2.5% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the French market (13.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: LIN's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: LIN's revenue (1.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the French market (6.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LIN's revenue (1.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: LIN's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (13.3%).
How has Linedata Services performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LIN has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: LIN's current net profit margins (12.6%) are higher than last year (10.5%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LIN's earnings have declined by 7.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: LIN's earnings growth over the past year (13.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (-7.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: LIN earnings growth over the past year (13.8%) underperformed the Software industry 38.9%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: LIN's Return on Equity (16.7%) is considered low.
How is Linedata Services's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LIN's short term assets (€77.9M) exceed its short term liabilities (€66.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: LIN's short term assets (€77.9M) do not cover its long term liabilities (€110.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LIN's debt to equity ratio (73.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: LIN's debt to equity ratio has increased from 44% to 73.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: LIN's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (42.4%).
Interest Coverage: LIN's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (12.7x coverage).
What is Linedata Services's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: LIN's dividend (3.25%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the French market (1.29%).
High Dividend: LIN's dividend (3.25%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the French market (3.89%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: LIN's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: LIN's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (43.7%), LIN's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: LIN's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (38.1% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Anvaraly Jiva (69 yo)
Mr. Anvaraly Jiva is the Founder, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Executive Board at Linedata Services S.A. He Joined the GSI group in 1978 and led the top management team of GSI Divi...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Insufficient data to establish whether Anvaraly's total compensation is reasonable compared to companies of similar size in the French market.
Compensation vs Earnings: Anvaraly's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: LIN's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.5 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: LIN's board of directors are considered experienced (4.3 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 6.2%.
Linedata Services S.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Linedata Services S.A.
- Ticker: LIN
- Exchange: ENXTPA
- Founded: 1998
- Industry: Application Software
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: €269.664m
- Shares outstanding: 6.48m
- Website: https://www.linedata.com
Number of Employees
- Linedata Services S.A.
- 27 Rue d’Orléans
Linedata Services S.A. develops and distributes financial software in Southern Europe, Northern Europe, North America, and Asia. The company operates through Asset Management, Lending & Leasing, and Other ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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