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Hydro-Exploitations Société anonyme ENXTPA:MLHYE Stock Report

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04 Oct, 2022


Company Financials
MLHYE fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health1/6

MLHYE Stock Overview

Hydro-Exploitations Societe Anonyme engages in the production of small hydraulic electricity.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Hydro-Exploitations Société anonyme
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price€97.00
52 Week High€224.00
52 Week Low€81.50
1 Month Change-55.91%
3 Month Change-56.70%
1 Year Change11.49%
3 Year Change51.56%
5 Year Change56.45%
Change since IPO159.91%

Recent News & Updates

Jun 29
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Shareholder Returns

MLHYEFR Renewable EnergyFR Market

Return vs Industry: MLHYE exceeded the French Renewable Energy industry which returned 1.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: MLHYE exceeded the French Market which returned -11.3% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is MLHYE's price volatile compared to industry and market?
MLHYE volatility
MLHYE Average Weekly Movementn/a
Renewable Energy Industry Average Movement5.0%
Market Average Movement4.9%
10% most volatile stocks in FR Market9.3%
10% least volatile stocks in FR Market2.8%

Stable Share Price: Insufficient data to determine MLHYE's volatility over the past 3 months.

Volatility Over Time: Insufficient data to determine MLHYE's volatility change over the past year.

About the Company

19534Francois Barthe

Hydro-Exploitations Societe Anonyme engages in the production of small hydraulic electricity. It produces electricity from micro power plants installed in the South West of France. The company was founded in 1953 and is based in Saint-Gaudens, France.

Hydro-Exploitations Société anonyme Fundamentals Summary

How do Hydro-Exploitations Société anonyme's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
MLHYE fundamental statistics
Market Cap€11.93m
Earnings (TTM)-€405.00k
Revenue (TTM)€1.89m


P/S Ratio


P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
MLHYE income statement (TTM)
Cost of Revenue€305.00k
Gross Profit€1.58m
Other Expenses€1.99m

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)-3.29
Gross Margin83.84%
Net Profit Margin-21.46%
Debt/Equity Ratio210.7%

How did MLHYE perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is MLHYE undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 0/6

  • Price-To-Sales vs Peers

  • Price-To-Sales vs Industry

  • Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for MLHYE?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

MLHYE key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue8.1x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA24.3x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers

How does MLHYE's PS Ratio compare to its peers?

MLHYE PS Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PS ratio for MLHYE vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPSEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average3x
ALBUD MINT Société anonyme
ALCWE Charwood Energy
ABIO Albioma
VLTSA Voltalia
MLHYE Hydro-Exploitations Société anonyme

Price-To-Sales vs Peers: MLHYE is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (6.3x) compared to the peer average (3x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does MLHYE's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the European Renewable Energy Industry?

Price-To-Sales vs Industry: MLHYE is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (6.3x) compared to the European Renewable Energy industry average (4.1x)

Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is MLHYE's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

MLHYE PS Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PS Ratio6.3x
Fair PS Ration/a

Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate MLHYE's Price-To-Sales Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of MLHYE when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: MLHYE (€97) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€0.22)

Significantly Below Fair Value: MLHYE is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.

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Future Growth

How is Hydro-Exploitations Société anonyme forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted Utilities industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Hydro-Exploitations Société anonyme has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

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  • Take a look at our analysis of MLHYE’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  • Hydro-Exploitations Société anonyme competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.

Past Performance

How has Hydro-Exploitations Société anonyme performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Last years earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: MLHYE is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: MLHYE is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: Insufficient data to determine if MLHYE's year-on-year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare MLHYE's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: MLHYE is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Renewable Energy industry (44.3%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: MLHYE has a negative Return on Equity (-14.52%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is Hydro-Exploitations Société anonyme's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 1/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Stable Cash Runway

  • Forecast Cash Runway

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: MLHYE's short term assets (€3.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (€1.2M).

Long Term Liabilities: MLHYE's short term assets (€3.5M) do not cover its long term liabilities (€7.7M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: MLHYE's net debt to equity ratio (120.9%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if MLHYE's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.

Balance Sheet

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 MLHYE has enough cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if MLHYE has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.

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What is Hydro-Exploitations Société anonyme current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

Hydro-Exploitations Société anonyme Dividend Yield vs Market
How does Hydro-Exploitations Société anonyme dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (Hydro-Exploitations Société anonyme)n/a
Market Bottom 25% (FR)2.0%
Market Top 25% (FR)6.0%
Industry Average (Renewable Energy)4.2%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (Hydro-Exploitations Société anonyme)n/a

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate MLHYE's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate MLHYE'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 MLHYE's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if MLHYE's dividend payments have been increasing.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as MLHYE has not reported any payouts.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Francois Barthe

no data


Mr. Francois Barthe is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Hydro-Exploitations Société anonyme.


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.

Ownership Breakdown

What is the ownership structure of MLHYE?
Owner TypeNumber of SharesOwnership Percentage

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Company Information

Hydro-Exploitations Société anonyme's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Hydro-Exploitations Société anonyme
  • Ticker: MLHYE
  • Exchange: ENXTPA
  • Founded: 1953
  • Industry: Renewable Electricity
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Implied Market Cap: €11.931m
  • Shares outstanding: 123.00k
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Hydro-Exploitations Société anonyme
  • 54, Avenue de l'Isle
  • Saint-Gaudens
  • Midi-Pyrénées
  • 31800
  • France


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
MLHYEENXTPA (Euronext Paris)YesShare CapitalFREURJan 1992

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/10/04 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/09/30 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

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.