Prologue S.A. delivers cloud, IP communications, and enterprise content management (ECM) and exchange (EDI) solutions in France and internationally.
Reasonable growth potential and fair value.
Share Price & News
How has Prologue's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: PROL has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: PROL underperformed the French Software industry which returned 20.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PROL underperformed the French Market which returned -3.4% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Prologue's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 months ago | Simply Wall StIs Prologue (EPA:PROL) Using Debt In A Risky Way?
4 months ago | Simply Wall StIs Prologue S.A.'s (EPA:PROL) CEO Paid Enough Relative To Peers?
5 months ago | Simply Wall StThose Who Purchased Prologue (EPA:PROL) Shares Five Years Ago Have A 78% Loss To Show For It
Is Prologue 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: PROL (€0.23) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€0.7)
Significantly Below Fair Value: PROL is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: PROL is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the FR Software industry average.
PE vs Market: PROL 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 PROL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: PROL is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the FR Software industry average (2.2x).
How is Prologue forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: PROL is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (0.6%).
Earnings vs Market: PROL is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: PROL's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: PROL's revenue (3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the French market (6.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: PROL's revenue (3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: PROL's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (21.3%)
How has Prologue performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: PROL is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: PROL is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: PROL is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 8.1% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare PROL's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: PROL is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Software industry (-3.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: PROL has a negative Return on Equity (-7.98%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Prologue's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: PROL's short term assets (€41.9M) exceed its short term liabilities (€36.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: PROL's short term assets (€41.9M) exceed its long term liabilities (€19.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: PROL's debt to equity ratio (80.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: PROL's debt to equity ratio has increased from 11.7% to 80.8% over the past 5 years.
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: PROL has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if PROL has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is Prologue current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate PROL's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate PROL'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 PROL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PROL's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of PROL'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 management tenure
Georges Seban (91 yo)
Mr. Georges Seban is the Founder of Prologue S.A. and serves as its Chairman. Mr. Seban serves as Chief Executive Officer of Prologue S.A. since July 21, 2016. Mr. Seban serves as Chief Executive officer o ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Georges's total compensation ($USD0.00) is below average for companies of similar size in the French market ($USD312.43K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Georges's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chief Financial Officer||no data||€26.02k||no data|
|Chief Operating Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|VP & Technical Director||no data||no data||no data|
|Director of the Communication||27.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Managing Director||25.58yrs||€519.61k||no data|
|Managing Director||no data||no data||no data|
|International Chief Executive Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Group General Secretary||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: PROL's management team is seasoned and experienced (25.6 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||2.17yrs||€8.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||2.92yrs||€16.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||2.17yrs||€4.00k||no data|
Experienced Board: PROL'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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Prologue S.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Prologue S.A.
- Ticker: PROL
- Exchange: ENXTPA
- Industry: Application Software
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: €10.571m
- Shares outstanding: 45.96m
- Website: https://www.prologue.fr
Number of Employees
- Prologue S.A.
- 101, Avenue Laurent Cély
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|0FPJ||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||EUR||Jan 2007|
|PROLP||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||EUR||Jan 2007|
|PROL||ENXTPA (Euronext Paris)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||FR||EUR||Jan 2007|
|69P||BST (Boerse-Stuttgart)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 2007|
Prologue S.A. delivers cloud, IP communications, and enterprise content management (ECM) and exchange (EDI) solutions in France and internationally. It offers cloud computing solutions with a brokering pla ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/08/04 22:25|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/08/04 00:00|
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