SQLI SA engages in digital commerce and digital technologies businesses.
Adequate balance sheet with acceptable track record.
Share Price & News
How has SQLI's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SQI's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: SQI underperformed the French IT industry which returned 19.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SQI underperformed the French Market which returned 17.2% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is SQLI's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
6 days ago | Simply Wall StIs SQLI (EPA:SQI) A Risky Investment?
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StShould You Be Worried About SQLI SA's (EPA:SQI) 5.8% Return On Equity?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StHow Does SQLI's (EPA:SQI) P/E Compare To Its Industry, After Its Big Share Price Gain?
Is SQLI 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: SQI (€23.5) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€15.82)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SQI is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SQI is poor value based on its PE Ratio (19.9x) compared to the IT industry average (18.7x).
PE vs Market: SQI is poor value based on its PE Ratio (19.9x) compared to the French market (18.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SQI is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SQI is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.2x) compared to the FR IT industry average (2.3x).
How is SQLI forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SQI's forecast earnings growth (40.2% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.1%).
Earnings vs Market: SQI's earnings (40.2% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the French market (13.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SQI's revenue (3.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the French market (4.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SQI'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: SQI's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (9.5%).
How has SQLI performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SQI has a large one-off loss of €2.7M impacting its June 30 2019 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: SQI's current net profit margins (2.1%) are higher than last year (0.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SQI's earnings have declined by -8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SQI's earnings growth over the past year (282.4%) exceeds its 5-year average (-8% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: SQI earnings growth over the past year (282.4%) exceeded the IT industry 11.9%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: SQI's Return on Equity (5.8%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is SQLI's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SQI's short term assets (€125.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (€110.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: SQI's short term assets (€125.0M) exceed its long term liabilities (€76.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SQI's debt to equity ratio (42.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SQI's debt to equity ratio has increased from 10.9% to 42.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SQI's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (45.3%).
Interest Coverage: SQI's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (6.2x coverage).
Inventory Level: SQI has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: SQI's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 3.4x debt).
What is SQLI's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SQI's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SQI'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 SQI's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SQI's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: SQI is not paying a notable dividend for the French market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of SQI'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
Didier Fauque (55yo)
Mr. Didier Fauque has been the Chief Executive Officer and Member of Executive Board at SQLi since May 07, 2013 and May 15, 2013 respectively.
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Didier's total compensation ($USD518.56K) is above average for companies of similar size in the French market ($USD305.05K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Didier's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO & Member of Executive Board||6.8yrs||€478.63k||2.08% €2.2m|
|Chairman of Executive Board & Executive Manager||8.7yrs||€119.25k||no data|
|Executive & Financial Manager and Delegated Executive Officer||11.7yrs||€216.39k||no data|
|Member of the Executive Board||8.7yrs||€87.88k||no data|
|Member of the Executive Board||5.7yrs||€14.00k||no data|
|Director of Strategy & Development and Delegated Executive Officer||6.1yrs||€281.85k||no data|
|Head of Investor Relations||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Computer Department||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of ISCS Offshore||5.6yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: SQI's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.8 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 5.9%.
SQLI SA's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: SQLI SA
- Ticker: SQI
- Exchange: ENXTPA
- Founded: 1990
- Industry: IT Consulting and Other Services
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: €107.573m
- Shares outstanding: 4.55m
- Website: https://www.sqli.com
Number of Employees
- SQLI SA
- 166, rue Jules Guesde
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SSXN||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jul 2000|
|0Q90||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||EUR||Jul 2000|
|SQI||ENXTPA (Euronext Paris)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||FR||EUR||Jul 2000|
|SQIP||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||EUR||Jul 2000|
SQLI SA engages in digital commerce and digital technologies businesses. The company offers comprehensive solutions for business performance, such as customer relationship management, digital and social marketing, connected commerce, data management platform, predictive commerce, ergonomics, mobility, and new practices under the WAX Interactive brand. It also provides company performance comprising digital industrialization factories, development of scalable cross-channel platforms, big data and analytics consulting and solutions, mobile technology and connected objects, collaborative enterprise and business solutions, etc. under the SQLI Enterprise brand. The company operates in France, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Belgium, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, Denmark, Spain, South Africa, and Morocco. SQLI was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Levallois-Perret, France.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/17 22:01|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/17 00:00|
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