HF Company Société Anonyme designs and distributes products and services for the home digital life market under the METRONIC and OMENEX names in Asia, Europe, and the United States.
Adequate balance sheet and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has HF Company Société Anonyme's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: HF's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: HF underperformed the French Communications industry which returned 11.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: HF underperformed the French Market which returned -4.4% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is HF Company Société Anonyme's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is HF Company Société Anonyme undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: HF (€3.62) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€2.64)
Significantly Below Fair Value: HF is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: HF is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Communications industry average.
PE vs Market: HF 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 HF's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: HF is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.3x) compared to the FR Communications industry average (1.7x).
How is HF Company Société Anonyme 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: HF is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: HF is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: HF is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: HF's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: HF's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-7% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: HF is forecast to be unprofitable in 3 years.
How has HF Company Société Anonyme performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: HF is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: HF is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: HF is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -23.2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare HF's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: HF is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Communications industry (13.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: HF has a negative Return on Equity (-2.75%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is HF Company Société Anonyme's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: HF's short term assets (€31.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (€10.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: HF's short term assets (€31.0M) exceed its long term liabilities (€3.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: HF's debt to equity ratio (7.3%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: HF's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 23.6% to 7.3% 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: Insufficient data to determine if HF has enough cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if HF has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is HF Company Société Anonyme's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate HF's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate HF'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 HF's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HF's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: HF is not paying a notable dividend for the French market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of HF'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 board tenure
Yves Bouget (65yo)
Mr. Yves Bouget serves as Chief Executive Officer of H.F. Company Société Anonyme and served as its Managing Director since September 5, 1996. Mr. Bouget has been a Manager of CIRDE since 4th September 199 ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Yves's total compensation ($USD293.33K) is about average for companies of similar size in the French market ($USD324.57K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Yves's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|Chairman & CEO||no data||€258.95k||16.67% €2.0m|
|Deputy CEO & Director||21.5yrs||€160.69k||7.14% €845.6k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||13.08yrs||€1.50k||0.0020% €239.3|
|Chairman of Avidsen||no data||no data||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||24.08yrs||no data||2% €236.6k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||14yrs||€3.00k||1.09% €129.7k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||4yrs||€1.50k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||4yrs||€2.25k||0.0015% €181.2|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||4yrs||€2.25k||0.31% €36.2k|
Experienced Board: HF's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 13.5 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.
HF Company Société Anonyme's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: HF Company Société Anonyme
- Ticker: HF
- Exchange: ENXTPA
- Industry: Communications Equipment
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: €11.846m
- Shares outstanding: 3.27m
- Website: https://www.hfcompany.com
Number of Employees
- HF Company Société Anonyme
- Node Park Touraine
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|HF||ENXTPA (Euronext Paris)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||FR||EUR||Oct 1997|
|0EOI||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||EUR||Oct 1997|
|HFP||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||EUR||Oct 1997|
HF Company Société Anonyme designs and distributes products and services for the home digital life market under the METRONIC and OMENEX names in Asia, Europe, and the United States. It also integrates access solutions, such as xDSL or fiber solutions for the telecommunications markets under the LEA name; designs networking products and objects for the home; and manufactures products and services around smart grids. In addition, the company offers digital broadband products. HF Company Société Anonyme is based in Tauxigny, France.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/06/04 21:21|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/06/04 00:00|
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