Suez SA, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the water cycle and waste cycle management business in France, Europe, North America, South America, Africa, the Middle East, and the Asia-Pacific.
Good value with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Suez's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SEV's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
FR Integrated Utilities
1 Year Return
FR Integrated Utilities
Return vs Industry: SEV underperformed the French Integrated Utilities industry which returned 3.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SEV underperformed the French Market which returned -6.6% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Suez's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StHere's Why Suez (EPA:SEV) Has A Meaningful Debt Burden
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Is Suez 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: SEV (€11.13) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€19.43)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SEV is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SEV is poor value based on its PE Ratio (22.9x) compared to the Integrated Utilities industry average (19.8x).
PE vs Market: SEV is poor value based on its PE Ratio (22.9x) compared to the French market (14.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SEV is good value based on its PEG Ratio (1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SEV is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.1x) compared to the XE Integrated Utilities industry average (1.7x).
How is Suez forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 13 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SEV's forecast earnings growth (24% per year) is above the savings rate (0.6%).
Earnings vs Market: SEV's earnings (24% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the French market (13.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SEV's revenue (1.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the French market (3.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SEV's revenue (1.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SEV's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (7.6%).
How has Suez performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SEV has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SEV's current net profit margins (1.7%) are lower than last year (1.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SEV's earnings have declined by -1.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SEV's earnings growth over the past year (3.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (-1.3% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: SEV earnings growth over the past year (3.3%) underperformed the Integrated Utilities industry 3.8%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: SEV's Return on Equity (6.6%) is considered low.
How is Suez's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SEV's short term assets (€11.5B) do not cover its short term liabilities (€12.1B).
Long Term Liabilities: SEV's short term assets (€11.5B) do not cover its long term liabilities (€14.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SEV's debt to equity ratio (135.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SEV's debt to equity ratio has increased from 133.2% to 135.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SEV's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (19.5%).
Interest Coverage: SEV's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.1x coverage).
What is Suez's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SEV's dividend (4.04%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the French market (1.71%).
High Dividend: SEV's dividend (4.04%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the French market (5.03%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SEV's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: SEV's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (92.8%), SEV's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: SEV's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (77.2% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Bertrand Camus (52yo)
Mr. Bertrand Camus is Chief Executive Officer and Director at SUEZ SA since May 14, 2019. He was Deputy CEO in charge of the Africa, Middle East, India, Asia & Australia-Pacific regions at SUEZ SA since 20 ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Bertrand's total compensation ($USD2.12M) is below average for companies of similar size in the French market ($USD3.16M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Bertrand's compensation with company performance.
|CEO & Director||1.08yrs||€1.89m||0.0016% €114.7k|
|Group Senior Executive Vice President of Finance||0.42yr||no data||no data|
|COO & Group Senior EVP - France Region||1.08yrs||no data||no data|
|Group Chief Communications Officer and Chief Engagement & Communications Officer||0.92yr||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Group Innovation||no data||no data||no data|
|Group Chief Human Resources Officer||3.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Group Senior Executive VP of North America Region & President of WTS* BU||7.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Group Senior Executive Vice President of Southern Europe and Latin America||0.42yr||no data||no data|
|Senior Executive Vice President Group - France||12.67yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Strategy and Development New Markets - International Division||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: SEV's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.1 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|CEO & Director||1.08yrs||€1.89m||0.0016% €114.7k|
|Independent Director||11.92yrs||€46.13k||0.00032% €22.3k|
|Independent Director||5.67yrs||€77.57k||0.00041% €28.5k|
|Independent Director||11.92yrs||€83.38k||0.00034% €23.6k|
|Chairman of the Board||1.08yrs||€479.43k||0.013% €900.6k|
|Independent Director||8.08yrs||€67.38k||0.00033% €22.9k|
|Employee Representative Director||5.5yrs||no data||0.000020% €1.4k|
Experienced Board: SEV's board of directors are considered experienced (6.9 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.
Suez SA's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Suez SA
- Ticker: SEV
- Exchange: ENXTPA
- Founded: 1869
- Industry: Multi-Utilities
- Sector: Utilities
- Market Cap: €6.954b
- Shares outstanding: 624.83m
- Website: https://www.suez.com
Number of Employees
- Suez SA
- CB21 Tower
- 16 Place de l'Iris
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SEV||ENXTPA (Euronext Paris)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||FR||EUR||Jul 2008|
|SZ1||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jul 2008|
|0NRV||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||EUR||Jul 2008|
|SZ1||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jul 2008|
|SZEV.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Jul 2008|
|SEVP||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||EUR||Jul 2008|
|SEV||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||CH||CHF||Jul 2008|
|SZ1||ETLX (Eurotlx)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||IT||EUR||Jul 2008|
|SZEV.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||ADR||US||USD||Sep 2008|
Suez SA, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the water cycle and waste cycle management business in France, Europe, North America, South America, Africa, the Middle East, and the Asia-Pacific. The company operates through five segments: Water Europe, Recycling and Recovery Europe, International, Water Technologies & Solutions, and Other. It provides water distribution and treatment services to individuals, local authorities, and industrial clients; and waste collection and treatment services, including collection, sorting, recycling, composting, energy recovery, and landfilling for non-hazardous and hazardous waste for local authorities and industrial clients. The company also offers water network management services; technical assistance, operation, cleaning, and maintenance services; and spare parts, refurbishment, and associated services, as well as designs and operates storage facilities for hazardous and non-hazardous residual waste. In addition, it provides resource management consulting services; engineering and construction contracts and other services; and digital technology solutions for resource and asset protection, as well as deconstructs sites in the end-of-life phase and decontaminates soil and water tables. The company serves food and beverage, chemical and pharmaceutical, construction, site deconstruction and soil decontamination, mining, oil and gas, power, and pulp and paper industries. Suez SA was founded in 1869 and is headquartered in Paris, France.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/06/03 22:25|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/06/03 00:00|
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