Veolia Environnement S.A. designs and provides water, waste, and energy management solutions worldwide. More Details
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Moderate growth potential and slightly overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Veolia Environnement's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: VIE is not significantly more volatile than the rest of French stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: VIE's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
FR Integrated Utilities
1 Year Return
FR Integrated Utilities
Return vs Industry: VIE exceeded the French Integrated Utilities industry which returned 19.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: VIE underperformed the French Market which returned 42.7% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Veolia Environnement's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 day ago | Simply Wall StVeolia Environnement S.A.'s (EPA:VIE) CEO Compensation Looks Acceptable To Us And Here's Why
1 week ago | Simply Wall StIs Veolia Environnement (EPA:VIE) Using Too Much Debt?
4 weeks ago | Simply Wall StVeolia Environnement S.A. (EPA:VIE) Investors Should Think About This Before Buying It For Its Dividend
Is Veolia Environnement 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: VIE (€24.86) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€61.13)
Significantly Below Fair Value: VIE is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: VIE is poor value based on its PE Ratio (126.9x) compared to the XE Integrated Utilities industry average (22.8x).
PE vs Market: VIE is poor value based on its PE Ratio (126.9x) compared to the French market (25.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: VIE is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.4x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: VIE is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.9x) compared to the XE Integrated Utilities industry average (1.7x).
How is Veolia Environnement forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: VIE's forecast earnings growth (37% per year) is above the savings rate (0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: VIE's earnings (37% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the French market (21.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: VIE's revenue (3.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the French market (6.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: VIE's revenue (3.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: VIE's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (13.7%).
How has Veolia Environnement performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: VIE has a large one-off loss of €209.9M impacting its December 31 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: VIE's current net profit margins (0.4%) are lower than last year (2.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: VIE's earnings have grown by 7.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: VIE's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: VIE had negative earnings growth (-85.1%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Integrated Utilities industry average (-0.5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: VIE's Return on Equity (2.7%) is considered low.
How is Veolia Environnement's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: VIE's short term assets (€17.6B) do not cover its short term liabilities (€20.4B).
Long Term Liabilities: VIE's short term assets (€17.6B) exceed its long term liabilities (€16.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: VIE's debt to equity ratio (219.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: VIE's debt to equity ratio has increased from 133% to 219.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: VIE's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (14.9%).
Interest Coverage: VIE's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.4x coverage).
What is Veolia Environnement current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: VIE's dividend (2.82%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the French market (1.28%).
High Dividend: VIE's dividend (2.82%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the French market (3.93%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: VIE's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: VIE's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (357.3%), VIE's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: VIE's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (72.3% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Antoine Frérot (62 yo)
Mr. Antoine Frérot serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Veolia Komodity CR, s.r.o. Mr. Frérot serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Veolia Environmental Services North Amer...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Antoine's total compensation ($USD3.34M) is about average for companies of similar size in the French market ($USD3.92M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Antoine's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: VIE's management team is considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: VIE's board of directors are considered experienced (8.1 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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 2.1%.
Veolia Environnement S.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Veolia Environnement S.A.
- Ticker: VIE
- Exchange: ENXTPA
- Founded: 1853
- Industry: Multi-Utilities
- Sector: Utilities
- Market Cap: €11.269b
- Shares outstanding: 566.07m
- Website: https://www.veolia.com/fr
Number of Employees
- Veolia Environnement S.A.
- 30, rue Madeleine-Vionnet
Veolia Environnement S.A. designs and provides water, waste, and energy management solutions worldwide. The company is involved in the resource management, production, and delivery of drinking water and in...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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