Orange S.A. provides a range of fixed telephony and mobile telecommunications, data transmission, and other value-added services to customers, businesses, and other telecommunications operators in France and internationally. More Details
Undervalued with solid track record and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has Orange's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ORA is less volatile than 75% of French stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ORA's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: ORA underperformed the French Telecom industry which returned -0.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ORA underperformed the French Market which returned 42.8% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Orange's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Orange 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: ORA (€10.48) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€41.06)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ORA is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ORA is good value based on its PE Ratio (6.1x) compared to the XE Telecom industry average (22.5x).
PE vs Market: ORA is good value based on its PE Ratio (6.1x) compared to the French market (23.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ORA's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ORA is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the XE Telecom industry average (2.1x).
How is Orange forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 21 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ORA's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-7.3% per year).
Earnings vs Market: ORA's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-7.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: ORA's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: ORA's revenue (0.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the French market (6.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ORA's revenue (0.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: ORA's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (8.7%).
How has Orange performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ORA has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ORA's current net profit margins (10.8%) are higher than last year (6.5%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ORA's earnings have grown significantly by 23% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ORA's earnings growth over the past year (67%) exceeds its 5-year average (23% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: ORA earnings growth over the past year (67%) exceeded the Telecom industry 10%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: ORA's Return on Equity (13.6%) is considered low.
How is Orange's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ORA's short term assets (€25.1B) do not cover its short term liabilities (€28.3B).
Long Term Liabilities: ORA's short term assets (€25.1B) do not cover its long term liabilities (€42.4B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ORA's debt to equity ratio (97.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: ORA's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 103.5% to 97.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ORA's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (35.1%).
Interest Coverage: ORA's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.5x coverage).
What is Orange current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: ORA's dividend (6.68%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the French market (1.29%).
High Dividend: ORA's dividend (6.68%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the French market (4.03%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: ORA's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: ORA's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (29.1%), ORA's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: ORA's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (62.7% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Stéphane Richard (59 yo)
Mr. Stéphane Richard has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Orange SA since March 1, 2011. Mr. Richard serves as Managing Partner of SCI du at 18 rue Philippe-Hecht. He serves as the Chairman...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Stéphane's total compensation ($USD2.11M) is below average for companies of similar size in the French market ($USD3.82M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Stéphane's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: ORA's management team is considered experienced (3.7 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: ORA's board of directors are considered experienced (4.1 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.
Orange S.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Orange S.A.
- Ticker: ORA
- Exchange: ENXTPA
- Founded: 1990
- Industry: Integrated Telecommunication Services
- Sector: Telecom
- Market Cap: €27.908b
- Shares outstanding: 2.66b
- Website: https://www.orange.com
Number of Employees
- Orange S.A.
- 78, rue Olivier de Serres
Orange S.A. provides a range of fixed telephony and mobile telecommunications, data transmission, and other value-added services to customers, businesses, and other telecommunications operators in France a...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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