BME Stock Overview
B&M European Value Retail S.A. operates general merchandise and grocery stores.
B&M European Value Retail Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£5.43|
|52 Week High||UK£6.51|
|52 Week Low||UK£5.00|
|1 Month Change||-11.45%|
|3 Month Change||-11.01%|
|1 Year Change||4.54%|
|3 Year Change||62.92%|
|5 Year Change||77.86%|
|Change since IPO||91.87%|
Recent News & Updates
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|BME||GB Multiline Retail||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: BME underperformed the UK Multiline Retail industry which returned 8.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BME underperformed the UK Market which returned 7.8% over the past year.
|BME Average Weekly Movement||3.8%|
|Multiline Retail Industry Average Movement||4.2%|
|Market Average Movement||5.0%|
|10% most volatile stocks in GB Market||10.7%|
|10% least volatile stocks in GB Market||2.5%|
Stable Share Price: BME is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: BME's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
B&M European Value Retail S.A. operates general merchandise and grocery stores. As of March 31, 2020, it operated 656 B&M branded stores and 293 Heron Foods branded stores in the United Kingdom; and 101 stores in France under the Babou and B&M brand. It also provides employment and administrative services.
B&M European Value Retail Fundamentals Summary
|BME fundamental statistics|
Is BME overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|BME income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£3.02b|
Last Reported Earnings
Sep 25, 2021
Next Earnings Date
May 31, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.43|
|Net Profit Margin||8.94%|
How did BME perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
3.3%Current Dividend Yield
Is B&M European Value Retail 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: BME (£5.43) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£9.93)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BME is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BME is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.6x) compared to the European Multiline Retail industry average (23.4x).
PE vs Market: BME is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.6x) compared to the UK market (18.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: BME is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (4x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BME is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (6.7x) compared to the XE Multiline Retail industry average (5.3x).
How is B&M European Value Retail forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 17 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BME's forecast earnings growth (3.1% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: BME's earnings (3.1% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the UK market (12.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: BME's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: BME's revenue (6.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BME's revenue (6.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: BME's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (58.4%).
How has B&M European Value Retail performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BME has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: BME's current net profit margins (8.9%) are higher than last year (7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BME's earnings have grown significantly by 24.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: BME's earnings growth over the past year (44.9%) exceeds its 5-year average (24.5% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: BME earnings growth over the past year (44.9%) exceeded the Multiline Retail industry 34%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: BME's Return on Equity (53.3%) is considered outstanding.
How is B&M European Value Retail's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BME's short term assets (£1.1B) exceed its short term liabilities (£872.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: BME's short term assets (£1.1B) do not cover its long term liabilities (£1.9B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BME's net debt to equity ratio (80.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: BME's debt to equity ratio has increased from 61% to 91.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: BME's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (84.5%).
Interest Coverage: BME's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (7.2x coverage).
What is B&M European Value Retail current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BME's dividend (3.31%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.4%).
High Dividend: BME's dividend (3.31%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.09%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, BME has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: BME's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 7 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (41.7%), BME's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: BME's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (39.2% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Simon Arora (51 yo)
Mr. Sundeep Arora, also known as Simon, has been Chief Executive Officer of B&M European Value Retail S.A since December 1, 2005 and also has been its Executive Director since May 19, 2014. He has a backgr...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Simon's total compensation ($USD4.91M) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD2.25M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Simon's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: BME's management team is considered experienced (2.6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: BME's board of directors are considered experienced (3.3 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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
B&M European Value Retail S.A.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: B&M European Value Retail S.A.
- Ticker: BME
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1978
- Industry: General Merchandise Stores
- Sector: Retail
- Implied Market Cap: UK£5.437b
- Shares outstanding: 1.00b
- Website: https://www.bandmretail.com
Number of Employees
- B&M European Value Retail S.A.
- 9, AllEe Scheffer
- Luxembourg City
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/01/22 18:51|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/01/21 00:00|
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