WLN Stock Overview
Worldline SA provides payments and transactional services to financial institutions, merchants, corporations, and government agencies in France, rest of Europe, and internationally.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||€44.92|
|52 Week High||€77.26|
|52 Week Low||€31.82|
|1 Month Change||25.55%|
|3 Month Change||21.90%|
|1 Year Change||-41.24%|
|3 Year Change||-25.26%|
|5 Year Change||29.40%|
|Change since IPO||173.90%|
Recent News & Updates
Is There An Opportunity With Worldline SA's (EPA:WLN) 38% Undervaluation?
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|WLN||FR IT||FR Market|
Return vs Industry: WLN underperformed the French IT industry which returned -17.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: WLN underperformed the French Market which returned -6.3% over the past year.
|WLN Average Weekly Movement||6.9%|
|IT Industry Average Movement||4.7%|
|Market Average Movement||5.0%|
|10% most volatile stocks in FR Market||9.0%|
|10% least volatile stocks in FR Market||2.8%|
Stable Share Price: WLN is more volatile than 75% of French stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: WLN's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of French stocks.
About the Company
Worldline SA provides payments and transactional services to financial institutions, merchants, corporations, and government agencies in France, rest of Europe, and internationally. The company operates through Merchant Services; Financial Services; and Mobility & e-Transactional Services segments. The Merchant Services segment offers commercial acquiring, terminal, omnichannel payment acceptance, private label card and loyalty, and digital retail services.
Worldline Fundamentals Summary
|WLN fundamental statistics|
Is WLN overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|WLN income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||€1.41b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.68|
|Net Profit Margin||4.76%|
How did WLN perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is WLN undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 2/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for WLN?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is WLN's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does WLN's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|WLN PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
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Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: WLN is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (66.1x) compared to the peer average (24.4x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does WLN's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the FR IT Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: WLN is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (66.1x) compared to the French IT industry average (21.9x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is WLN's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||66.1x|
|Fair PE Ratio||42.7x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: WLN is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (66.1x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (42.7x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of WLN when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: WLN (€44.92) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€59.7)
Significantly Below Fair Value: WLN is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price, but analysts are not within a statistically confident range of agreement.
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How is Worldline forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 16 analysts?
Future Growth Score4/6
Future Growth Score 4/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: WLN's forecast earnings growth (33.6% per year) is above the savings rate (0.3%).
Earnings vs Market: WLN's earnings (33.6% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the French market (11.5% per year).
High Growth Earnings: WLN's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: WLN's revenue (9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the French market (5.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: WLN's revenue (9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: WLN's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (8%).
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How has Worldline performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score4/6
Past Performance Score 4/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: WLN has a large one-off loss of €429.9M impacting its June 30 2022 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: WLN's current net profit margins (4.8%) are higher than last year (4.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: WLN's earnings have grown by 11.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: WLN's earnings growth over the past year (49.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (11.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: WLN earnings growth over the past year (49.8%) exceeded the IT industry 31.7%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: WLN's Return on Equity (2%) is considered low.
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How is Worldline's financial position?
Financial Health Score5/6
Financial Health Score 5/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: WLN's short term assets (€9.1B) exceed its short term liabilities (€7.8B).
Long Term Liabilities: WLN's short term assets (€9.1B) exceed its long term liabilities (€4.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: WLN's net debt to equity ratio (34.1%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: WLN's debt to equity ratio has increased from 2.9% to 45.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: WLN's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (21%).
Interest Coverage: WLN's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (20x coverage).
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What is Worldline current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate WLN's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate WLN'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 WLN's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if WLN's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: WLN is not paying a notable dividend for the French market.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as WLN has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Gilles Grapinet (59 yo)
Mr. Gilles Grapinet serves as Chairman and Director at Ingenico Group S.A. since October 2020. He served as the Chairman at Worldline S.A. since October 24, 2019 until October 25, 2021 and serves as Chairm...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Gilles's total compensation ($USD2.92M) is about average for companies of similar size in the French market ($USD3.99M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Gilles's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: WLN's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: WLN's board of directors are considered experienced (4.7 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.
Worldline SA's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Worldline SA
- Ticker: WLN
- Exchange: ENXTPA
- Founded: 1973
- Industry: Data Processing and Outsourced Services
- Sector: Software
- Implied Market Cap: €12.627b
- Shares outstanding: 281.10m
- Website: https://www.worldline.com
Number of Employees
- Worldline SA
- Tour Voltaire
- 1, Place des DegrEs
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/08/11 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/08/11 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.