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Market Cap

€4.4b

Last Updated

2021/05/10 17:50 UTC

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Executive Summary

Buzzi Unicem S.p.A., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, distributes, and sells cement, ready-mix concrete, and natural aggregates. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet and undervalued.


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Share Price & News

How has Buzzi Unicem's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: BZUM is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: BZUM's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0.5%

BZUM

1.4%

GB Basic Materials

2.1%

GB Market


1 Year Return

32.8%

BZUM

45.8%

GB Basic Materials

26.3%

GB Market

Return vs Industry: BZUM underperformed the UK Basic Materials industry which returned 45.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: BZUM exceeded the UK Market which returned 26.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

BZUMIndustryMarket
7 Day0.5%1.4%2.1%
30 Day1.0%4.3%3.5%
90 Day9.6%15.6%8.8%
1 Year39.3%32.8%46.6%45.8%31.9%26.3%
3 Year8.6%2.3%14.3%7.6%12.9%-0.1%
5 Year42.8%33.4%73.5%59.2%51.5%22.8%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Buzzi Unicem undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: BZUM (€22.67) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€46.07)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: BZUM is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.4x) compared to the GB Basic Materials industry average (34.3x).

PE vs Market: BZUM is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.4x) compared to the UK market (26.4x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: BZUM is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (6.4x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: BZUM is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.3x) compared to the GB Basic Materials industry average (2.5x).


Future Growth

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

1.3%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: BZUM's forecast earnings growth (1.3% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).

Earnings vs Market: BZUM's earnings (1.3% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the UK market (17.5% per year).

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

Revenue vs Market: BZUM's revenue (2.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the UK market (5.3% per year).

High Growth Revenue: BZUM's revenue (2.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: BZUM's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (10.3%).


Past Performance

How has Buzzi Unicem performed over the past 5 years?

24.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: BZUM has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: BZUM's current net profit margins (17.4%) are higher than last year (12%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: BZUM's earnings have grown significantly by 24% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: BZUM's earnings growth over the past year (45.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (24% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: BZUM earnings growth over the past year (45.1%) exceeded the Basic Materials industry -42.6%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: BZUM's Return on Equity (15.5%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is Buzzi Unicem's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: BZUM's short term assets (€2.2B) exceed its short term liabilities (€672.4M).

Long Term Liabilities: BZUM's short term assets (€2.2B) exceed its long term liabilities (€2.1B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: BZUM's debt to equity ratio (34.3%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: BZUM's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 59.9% to 34.3% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: BZUM's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (47.6%).

Interest Coverage: BZUM's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (26.5x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Buzzi Unicem current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.10%

Current Dividend Yield


Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayMay 10 2021Ex Dividend DateMay 24 2021Dividend Pay DateMay 26 20212 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 13 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: BZUM's dividend (1.1%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.35%).

High Dividend: BZUM's dividend (1.1%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.03%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

Growing Dividend: BZUM's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 9 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (9.2%), BZUM's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: BZUM's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be thoroughly covered by earnings (12.9% payout ratio).


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Management

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

7.3yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Pietro Buzzi (59 yo)

no data

Tenure

€329,885

Compensation

Mr. Pietro Buzzi serves as a Chief Executive Officer at Buzzi Unicem S.p.A and serves as its Director. He served as a Chief Executive of Finance at Buzzi Unicem SpA since May 12, 2017. After a short experi...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Insufficient data to establish whether Pietro's total compensation is reasonable compared to companies of similar size in the UK market.

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


Board Members

Experienced Board: BZUM's board of directors are considered experienced (7.3 years average tenure).


Ownership

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

Buzzi Unicem S.p.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Buzzi Unicem S.p.A.
  • Ticker: BZUM
  • Exchange: BATS-CHIXE
  • Founded: 1907
  • Industry: Construction Materials
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: €4.377b
  • Shares outstanding: 192.13m
  • Website: https://www.buzziunicem.it

Number of Employees


Location

  • Buzzi Unicem S.p.A.
  • Via Luigi Buzzi, 6
  • Casale Monferrato
  • Alessandria
  • 15033
  • Italy

Listings


Biography

Buzzi Unicem S.p.A., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, distributes, and sells cement, ready-mix concrete, and natural aggregates. It offers construction hydraulic binders for making plasters an...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/05/10 17:50
End of Day Share Price2021/05/06 00:00
Earnings2020/12/31
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.