STEF SA provides temperature-controlled logistics and transport services for agrifood manufacturers and retailers, and out-of-home foodservices. More Details
Established dividend payer and good value.
Share Price & News
How has STEF's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: STF is less volatile than 75% of French stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: STF's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: STF exceeded the French Transportation industry which returned -23.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: STF underperformed the French Market which returned 48.5% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is STEF's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
5 days ago | Simply Wall StSTEF (EPA:STF) Takes On Some Risk With Its Use Of Debt
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StWhy It Might Not Make Sense To Buy STEF SA (EPA:STF) For Its Upcoming Dividend
1 month ago | Simply Wall StEstimating The Intrinsic Value Of STEF SA (EPA:STF)
Is STEF 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: STF (€93.5) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€120.51)
Significantly Below Fair Value: STF is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: STF is good value based on its PE Ratio (15.9x) compared to the European Transportation industry average (16.1x).
PE vs Market: STF is good value based on its PE Ratio (15.9x) compared to the French market (24.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: STF is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: STF's PB Ratio (1.4x) is in line with the FR Transportation industry average.
How is STEF 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: STF's forecast earnings growth (13.5% per year) is above the savings rate (0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: STF's earnings (13.5% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the French market (19.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: STF's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: STF's revenue (3.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the French market (6.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: STF'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: STF's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (10.8%).
How has STEF performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: STF has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: STF's current net profit margins (2.3%) are lower than last year (2.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: STF's earnings have declined by 0.01% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: STF's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: STF had negative earnings growth (-27.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Transportation industry average (-24.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: STF's Return on Equity (8.8%) is considered low.
How is STEF's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: STF's short term assets (€796.7M) do not cover its short term liabilities (€1.2B).
Long Term Liabilities: STF's short term assets (€796.7M) exceed its long term liabilities (€590.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: STF's debt to equity ratio (90.9%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: STF's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 105.8% to 90.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: STF's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (29.8%).
Interest Coverage: STF's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (14.6x coverage).
What is STEF current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: STF's dividend (5.35%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the French market (1.33%).
High Dividend: STF's dividend (5.35%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the French market (3.94%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: STF's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: STF's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (68%), STF's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: STF's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (32.6% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. Stanislas Lemor has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at STEF S.A. since April 30, 2019. Mr. Lemor served as Chief Financial Officer, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, and Financial Director at S...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Stanislas's total compensation ($USD546.32K) is below average for companies of similar size in the French market ($USD833.78K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Stanislas's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: STF's management team is considered experienced (2.1 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: STF's board of directors are considered experienced (5.2 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.
STEF SA's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: STEF SA
- Ticker: STF
- Exchange: ENXTPA
- Founded: 1920
- Industry: Trucking
- Sector: Transportation
- Market Cap: €1.157b
- Shares outstanding: 12.38m
- Website: https://www.stef.com
Number of Employees
- STEF SA
- 93 Boulevard Malesherbes
STEF SA provides temperature-controlled logistics and transport services for agrifood manufacturers and retailers, and out-of-home foodservices. It transports fresh, frozen, and thermosensitive products, a...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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