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2021/06/24 20:22 UTC

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Share Price & News

How has X5 Retail Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: FIVE is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.

Volatility Over Time: FIVE's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




GB Consumer Retailing


GB Market

1 Year Return




GB Consumer Retailing


GB Market

Return vs Industry: FIVE exceeded the UK Consumer Retailing industry which returned -5.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: FIVE underperformed the UK Market which returned 19.5% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day2.3%2.8%-0.7%
30 Day9.2%4.9%0.4%
90 Day7.0%5.2%6.0%
1 Year3.1%-4.5%13.2%-5.4%25.0%19.3%
3 Year48.6%24.5%2.5%-19.7%14.1%1.0%
5 Year109.7%68.3%42.9%9.5%46.8%19.1%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is X5 Retail Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

Simply Wall St News

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Is X5 Retail Group 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: FIVE ($33.5) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($168.87)

Significantly Below Fair Value: FIVE is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: FIVE is good value based on its PE Ratio (20.6x) compared to the UK Consumer Retailing industry average (22.9x).

PE vs Market: FIVE is good value based on its PE Ratio (20.6x) compared to the UK market (25x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: FIVE is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.3x)

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: FIVE is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (6.4x) compared to the GB Consumer Retailing industry average (1.7x).

Future Growth

How is X5 Retail Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 15 analysts?


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: FIVE's forecast earnings growth (15.8% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).

Earnings vs Market: FIVE's earnings (15.8% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the UK market (17.3% per year).

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

Revenue vs Market: FIVE's revenue (9.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (5.3% per year).

High Growth Revenue: FIVE's revenue (9.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: FIVE's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (55.4%).

Past Performance

How has X5 Retail Group performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: FIVE has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: FIVE's current net profit margins (1.6%) are higher than last year (0.8%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: FIVE's earnings have grown by 3.2% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: FIVE's earnings growth over the past year (110.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (3.2% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: FIVE earnings growth over the past year (110.8%) exceeded the Consumer Retailing industry 53.9%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: Whilst FIVE's Return on Equity (31.2%) is high, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.

Financial Health

How is X5 Retail Group's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: FIVE's short term assets (RUB192.9B) do not cover its short term liabilities (RUB401.5B).

Long Term Liabilities: FIVE's short term assets (RUB192.9B) do not cover its long term liabilities (RUB661.9B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: FIVE's debt to equity ratio (241.9%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: FIVE's debt to equity ratio has increased from 135.7% to 241.9% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: FIVE's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (58.8%).

Interest Coverage: FIVE's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.1x coverage).

Balance Sheet


What is X5 Retail Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: FIVE's dividend (9.09%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.27%).

High Dividend: FIVE's dividend (9.09%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.06%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, FIVE has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

Growing Dividend: FIVE's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 3 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (156.3%), FIVE's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: FIVE's dividends in 3 years are not forecast to be well covered by earnings (105.8% payout ratio).

Next Steps


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


Average management tenure


Igor Shekhterman (50 yo)





Mr. Igor Shekhterman has been the Chief Executive Officer and Member of Management Board at X5 Retail Group N.V. of Alfa Group Consortium since November 12, 2015 and serves as its Chairman of Management Bo...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Igor's total compensation ($USD3.79M) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD2.21M).

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

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: FIVE's management team is considered experienced (2.4 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: FIVE's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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

X5 Retail Group N.V.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: X5 Retail Group N.V.
  • Ticker: FIVE
  • Exchange: LSE
  • Founded: 1975
  • Industry: Food Retail
  • Sector: Consumer Retailing
  • Market Cap: US$9.232b
  • Shares outstanding: 271.53m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • X5 Retail Group N.V.
  • WTC Tower H
  • 24th Floor
  • Amsterdam
  • Noord-Holland
  • 1077 XV
  • Netherlands



X5 Retail Group N.V. operates as a food retailer in Russia. As of December 31, 2020, the company had 17,707 company-operated stores, including 16,709 Pyaterochka proximity stores, 933 Perekrestok supermark...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/06/24 20:22
End of Day Share Price2021/06/24 00:00
Annual Earnings2020/12/31

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