Sopra Steria Group SA provides consulting, systems integration, digital, and software development services in France and internationally. More Details
Very undervalued with adequate balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Sopra Steria Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SOP's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: SOP underperformed the French IT industry which returned -2.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SOP underperformed the French Market which returned -14.4% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Sopra Steria Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StIs Sopra Steria Group (EPA:SOP) Using Too Much Debt?
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StUpdate: Sopra Steria Group (EPA:SOP) Stock Gained 42% In The Last Five Years
1 month ago | Simply Wall StHow Much Is Sopra Steria Group SA (EPA:SOP) Paying Its CEO?
Is Sopra Steria Group 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: SOP (€101.8) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€159.25)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SOP is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SOP is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.4x) compared to the FR IT industry average (15.3x).
PE vs Market: SOP is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.4x) compared to the French market (17.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SOP is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.6x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SOP is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.5x) compared to the FR IT industry average (1.7x).
How is Sopra Steria Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SOP's forecast earnings growth (22.3% per year) is above the savings rate (0.6%).
Earnings vs Market: SOP's earnings (22.3% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the French market (23.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SOP's revenue (3.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the French market (6.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SOP's revenue (3.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SOP's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (13.9%).
How has Sopra Steria Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SOP has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SOP's current net profit margins (3.3%) are lower than last year (3.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SOP's earnings have grown by 7.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SOP's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: SOP had negative earnings growth (-3.1%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the IT industry average (-2.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SOP's Return on Equity (10.8%) is considered low.
How is Sopra Steria Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SOP's short term assets (€1.7B) do not cover its short term liabilities (€1.8B).
Long Term Liabilities: SOP's short term assets (€1.7B) exceed its long term liabilities (€1.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SOP's debt to equity ratio (49.4%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SOP's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 74.6% to 49.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SOP's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (69.1%).
Interest Coverage: SOP's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (14.7x coverage).
What is Sopra Steria Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SOP's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SOP'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 SOP's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SOP's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: SOP is not paying a notable dividend for the French market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of SOP'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
Vincent Paris (55 yo)
Mr. Vincent Paris has been the Chief Executive Officer of Sopra Steria Group since March 17, 2015. Mr. Paris served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Sopra Group. Mr. Paris served as the Chief Executive ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Vincent's total compensation ($USD912.08K) is below average for companies of similar size in the French market ($USD1.89M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Vincent's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chief Executive Officer||5.58yrs||€775.82k||no data|
|Director of Corporate Development & Director||8.33yrs||€42.85k||no data|
|Chief Financial Officer||4.33yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Director of Communication||no data||no data||no data|
|Head of Human Resources Business||no data||no data||no data|
|Head of Systems||no data||no data||no data|
|Deputy Chief Executive Officer||5.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Deputy Chief Executive Officer||5.33yrs||no data||no data|
|Secretary of the Board of Directors||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: SOP's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.5 years average tenure).
|Director of Corporate Development & Director||8.33yrs||€42.85k||no data|
|Independent Director||10.5yrs||€49.02k||0.0025% |
|Vice-Chairman||no data||€35.55k||0.18% |
|Independent Director||5.58yrs||€14.31k||0.00075% |
|Independent Director||8.33yrs||€43.78k||0.00049% |
|Independent Director||6.33yrs||€65.49k||0.00049% |
|Deputy Chairman||2.25yrs||€42.77k||0.015% |
|Non-Voting Director||2.33yrs||€17.18k||0.012% |
|Independent Director||4.33yrs||€35.55k||0.000050% |
|Outside Independent Director||2.33yrs||€26.27k||0.00049% |
Experienced Board: SOP's board of directors are considered experienced (6 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.
Sopra Steria Group SA's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Sopra Steria Group SA
- Ticker: SOP
- Exchange: ENXTPA
- Founded: 1968
- Industry: IT Consulting and Other Services
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: €2.106b
- Shares outstanding: 20.27m
- Website: https://www.soprasteria.com
Number of Employees
- Sopra Steria Group SA
- 6 avenue Kleber
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SOP||ENXTPA (Euronext Paris)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||FR||EUR||Jan 1992|
|0NJQ||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||EUR||Jan 1992|
|SPSA.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Jan 1992|
|OR8||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 1992|
|SOPP||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||EUR||Jan 1992|
Sopra Steria Group SA provides consulting, systems integration, digital, and software development services in France and internationally. The company operates through five segments: France, United Kingdom, ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/10/29 22:27|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/29 00:00|
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