Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Crédit Agricole S.A. provides retail, corporate, insurance, and investment banking products and services worldwide.

Snowflake Analysis

Established dividend payer with acceptable track record.

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Share Price & News

How has Crédit Agricole's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 0HAI has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




GB Banks


GB Market

1 Year Return




GB Banks


GB Market

Return vs Industry: 0HAI exceeded the UK Banks industry which returned -8.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 0HAI exceeded the UK Market which returned 6.6% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day-3.1%-3.6%0.05%
30 Day3.5%-3.6%-1.7%
90 Day4.1%-2.3%4.1%
1 Year34.0%25.4%-1.2%-6.0%12.6%7.1%
3 Year35.0%15.4%-6.7%-17.4%18.4%3.6%
5 Year33.6%4.5%-2.6%-21.1%35.2%4.2%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Crédit Agricole's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

Simply Wall St News

No news available


Is Crédit Agricole undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Price to Earnings (PE) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: 0HAI (€13.17) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€12.54)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 0HAI is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 0HAI is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.8x) compared to the Banks industry average (9.1x).

PE vs Market: 0HAI is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.8x) compared to the UK market (18.6x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: 0HAI is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.4x)

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 0HAI is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (0.6x) compared to the GB Banks industry average (0.6x).

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Future Growth

How is Crédit Agricole forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 14 analysts?


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: 0HAI's forecast earnings growth (2.6% per year) is above the savings rate (0.5%).

Earnings vs Market: 0HAI's earnings (2.6% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the UK market (13.1% per year).

High Growth Earnings: 0HAI's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: 0HAI's revenue (4.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (3.5% per year).

High Growth Revenue: 0HAI's revenue (4.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: 0HAI's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (7.9%).

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Past Performance

How has Crédit Agricole performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 0HAI has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 0HAI's current net profit margins (22.7%) are higher than last year (21.1%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 0HAI's earnings have grown by 16.8% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 0HAI's earnings growth over the past year (8.5%) is below its 5-year average (16.8% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: 0HAI earnings growth over the past year (8.5%) underperformed the Banks industry 28.3%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: 0HAI's Return on Equity (8%) is considered low.

Return on Assets

Return on Capital Employed

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Financial Health

How is Crédit Agricole's financial position? (This company is analysed differently as a bank or financial institution)

Financial Position Analysis

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: 0HAI has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: 0HAI's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 2.2x debt).

Financial Institutions Analysis

Asset Level: 0HAI's level of assets compared to its equity is very high.

Allowance for Bad Loans: 0HAI has a low allowance for bad loans.

Low Risk Liabilities: 0HAI's liabilities are made up of primarily higher risk sources of funding.

Loan Level: 0HAI has an acceptable proportion of non-loan assets held.

Low Risk Deposits: 0HAI has advanced significantly more loans than the customer deposits it holds.

Level of Bad Loans: 0HAI has an appropriate level of bad loans (1.61%)

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What is Crédit Agricole's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market


Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: 0HAI's dividend (5.32%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.81%).

High Dividend: 0HAI's dividend (5.32%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (5.12%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 0HAI's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: 0HAI's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (46.8%), 0HAI's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: 0HAI's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (49.3% payout ratio).

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


Average management tenure


Philippe Brassac (60yo)





Mr. Philippe Brassac serves as Chairman at Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank. He has been the President of Federation Bancaire Francaise since September 01, 2016. Mr. Brassac serves as the Chie ...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Philippe's total compensation ($USD2.39M) is below average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD4.67M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Philippe's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Leadership Team

Philippe Brassac
Chief Executive Officer4.8yrs€2.21mno data
Xavier Musca
Deputy Chief Executive Officer7.6yrs€1.31m0.00063% 242.3k
Jérôme Grivet
Deputy GM5.1yrsno datano data
Michel Ganzin
Deputy GM0yrsno datano data
Clotilde L'Angevin
Head of Investor Relations1.1yrsno datano data
Cyril Meilland
Head of Investors Relations0yrsno datano data
Pierre Minor
Head of Legal Affairs4.3yrsno datano data
Stéphane Priami
Group Head of Compliance0yrsno datano data
Denis Marquet
Head of Group Communications9.1yrsno datano data
Véronique Faujour
Head of Marketing & Communication0yrsno datano data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Management: 0HAI's management team is considered experienced (4.9 years average tenure).

Board Members

Noël Dupuy
Chairman of the Crcam Touraine & Poitou and Director of the Fnca0yrs€42.50kno data
Laurence Dors
Independent Director10.8yrs€64.68k0.000040% 15.4k
Dominique Lefebvre
Chairman of the Board4.3yrs€560.00k0.00015% 57.7k
Véronique Flachaire
Director10yrs€45.08k0.000020% 7.7k
Françoise Gri
Independent Director7.8yrs€123.62k0.000070% 26.9k
M. Cazals
Chairman & Director of the CRCAM Toulouse et Midi Toulousain0yrs€19.80kno data
Pierre Cambefort
Non-Voting Director1.3yrs€8.40kno data
Raphaël Appert
Deputy Chairman0yrs€45.01k0.00017% 65.4k
Monica Mondardini
Independent Director9.8yrs€52.32k0.000020% 7.7k
Catherine Pourre
Independent Director2.8yrs€124.00kno data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: 0HAI's board of directors are considered experienced (7.8 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.

Ownership Breakdown

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

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Crédit Agricole S.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Crédit Agricole S.A.
  • Ticker: 0HAI
  • Exchange: LSE
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Diversified Banks
  • Sector: Banks
  • Market Cap: €38.462b
  • Shares outstanding: 2.88b
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Crédit Agricole S.A.
  • 50 Avenue Jean Jaurès
  • Montrouge
  • Ile-de-France
  • 92120
  • France


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
CRAR.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesRegistered SharesUSUSDDec 2001
XCADB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesRegistered SharesDEEURDec 2001
ACAENXTPA (Euronext Paris)YesRegistered SharesFREURDec 2001
0HAILSE (London Stock Exchange)YesRegistered SharesGBEURDec 2001
ACABIT (Borsa Italiana)YesRegistered SharesITEURDec 2001
XCAXTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)YesRegistered SharesDEEURDec 2001
ACAPBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesRegistered SharesGBEURDec 2001
ACAWBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)YesRegistered SharesATEURDec 2001
XCAUBST (Boerse-Stuttgart)ADRDEEUROct 2008


Crédit Agricole S.A. provides retail, corporate, insurance, and investment banking products and services worldwide. It operates through five segments: Asset Gathering; French Retail Banking - LCL; International Retail Banking; Specialised Financial Services; and Large Customers. The company offers payment instruments, loans, and saving products; savings/retirement, death and disability/creditor/group, and property and casualty insurance products; and expertise and investment solutions for active, passive, real estate, and alternative asset management. It also provides wealth management services that allow individual customers to manage, protect, and transfer their assets; and consumer finance and flow management services. In addition, the company offers financing solutions for property and equipment investment and renewal requirements; trade receivable financing and management solutions for corporates; and financing services for renewable energy and public infrastructure projects, as well as leasing services. Further, it provides investment banking, structured finance, international trade finance, commercial banking, capital market, and syndication services; and asset servicing solutions for investment products, as well as various asset classes, such as execution, clearing, custody, fund administration, middle-office, forex, security lending and borrowing, and fund distribution support and services to issuers. Crédit Agricole S.A. serves retail and corporate customers, banks and financial institutions, government agencies, and local authorities. The company is headquartered in Montrouge, France. Crédit Agricole S.A. operates as a subsidiary of SAS Rue La Boétie. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/20 21:09
End of Day Share Price2020/02/20 00:00
Annual Earnings2019/12/31

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.