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. More Details
Moderate growth potential unattractive dividend payer.
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 is less volatile than 75% of French stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 1% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SEV's weekly volatility (1%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
FR Integrated Utilities
1 Year Return
FR Integrated Utilities
Return vs Industry: SEV exceeded the French Integrated Utilities industry which returned -4.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SEV exceeded the French Market which returned -2.7% over the past year.
Long-Term 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 StEstimating The Fair Value Of Suez SA (EPA:SEV)
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Is Suez 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: SEV (€16.88) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€13.95)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SEV is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SEV is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the XE Integrated Utilities industry average.
PE vs Market: SEV 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 SEV's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SEV is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.9x) 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 9 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SEV is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: SEV is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: SEV's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SEV's revenue (2.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the French market (6.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SEV's revenue (2.1% 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 (7.2%).
How has Suez performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SEV is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: SEV is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SEV is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 19.3% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare SEV's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: SEV is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Integrated Utilities industry (4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SEV has a negative Return on Equity (-2.89%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Suez's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SEV's short term assets (€12.4B) exceed its short term liabilities (€12.2B).
Long Term Liabilities: SEV's short term assets (€12.4B) do not cover its long term liabilities (€15.4B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SEV's debt to equity ratio (178.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SEV's debt to equity ratio has increased from 147.6% to 178.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SEV's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (14.7%).
Interest Coverage: SEV is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.
What is Suez current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SEV's dividend (2.67%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the French market (1.37%).
High Dividend: SEV's dividend (2.67%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the French market (4.55%).
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: SEV is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: SEV's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (77.7% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Bertrand Camus (53 yo)
Mr. Bertrand Camus is Chief Executive Officer and Director at SUEZ SA since May 14, 2019. Mr. Camus has been a Director of Lydec S.A. since September 21, 2018. Mr. Camus serves as Chief Executive Officer o...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Bertrand's total compensation ($USD2.30M) is below average for companies of similar size in the French market ($USD4.08M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Bertrand's compensation with company performance.
|CEO & Director||1.67yrs||€1.89m||0.0016% |
|Group Senior Executive Vice President of Finance||1yr||no data||no data|
|COO & Group Senior EVP - France Region||1.67yrs||no data||no data|
|Group Chief Communications Officer and Chief Engagement & Communications Officer||1.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Group Innovation||no data||no data||no data|
|Group Chief Human Resources Officer||3.75yrs||no data||no data|
|Group Senior Executive VP of North America Region & President of WTS* BU||7.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Group Senior Executive Vice President of Southern Europe and Latin America||1yr||no data||no data|
|Senior Executive Vice President Group - France||13.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Strategy and Development New Markets - International Division||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Operations Support||9.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Executive VP of Recycling & Recovery - Europe and CEO of R&R France||5.25yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: SEV's management team is considered experienced (2.7 years average tenure).
|CEO & Director||1.67yrs||€1.89m||0.0016% |
|Independent Director||6.25yrs||€77.57k||0.00041% |
|Chairman of the Board of Directors||0.67yr||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||8.67yrs||€67.38k||0.00033% |
|Independent Director||4.75yrs||€39.15k||0.00032% |
|Employee Representative Director||6.08yrs||no data||0.000020% |
|Employee Representative Director||5.92yrs||no data||0.000010% |
|Employee Shareholder Director||4.75yrs||no data||0.000010% |
|Independent Director||2.67yrs||€50.60k||0.00032% |
Experienced Board: SEV's board of directors are considered experienced (5.7 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
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: €10.606b
- Shares outstanding: 625.15m
- 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||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AT||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|
|SZSA.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||SPONSORED ADS||US||USD||Sep 2008|
|SZ1G||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||SPONSORED ADS||DE||EUR||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 c...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/01/14 18:47|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/01/14 00:00|
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