Gr. Sarantis S.A., together with its subsidiaries, produces and trades in cosmetics, household products, and parapharmaceutical items in Greece. More Details
Excellent balance sheet and fair value.
Share Price & News
How has Gr. Sarantis's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SAR is less volatile than 75% of Greek stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SAR's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
GR Personal Products
1 Year Return
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Return vs Industry: SAR underperformed the Greek Personal Products industry which returned 24.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SAR exceeded the Greek Market which returned -21.2% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Gr. Sarantis's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StInsider Buying: The Gr. Sarantis S.A. (ATH:SAR) Vice Chairman & CEO Just Bought 5.1% More Shares
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StDid You Miss Gr. Sarantis' (ATH:SAR) 81% Share Price Gain?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StRobust Earnings May Not Tell The Whole Story For Gr. Sarantis (ATH:SAR)
Is Gr. Sarantis 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: SAR (€8.85) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€7.71)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SAR is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SAR is good value based on its PE Ratio (15.3x) compared to the European Personal Products industry average (25.1x).
PE vs Market: SAR is good value based on its PE Ratio (15.3x) compared to the Greek market (19x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SAR is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SAR is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.2x) compared to the XE Personal Products industry average (2.3x).
How is Gr. Sarantis forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SAR's forecast earnings growth (12.7% per year) is above the savings rate (3.9%).
Earnings vs Market: SAR's earnings (12.7% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Greek market (36.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SAR's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: SAR's revenue (5.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Greek market (7.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SAR's revenue (5.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SAR's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (13.3%).
How has Gr. Sarantis performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SAR has a large one-off gain of €11.9M impacting its December 31 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: SAR's current net profit margins (9.8%) are lower than last year (10.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SAR's earnings have grown by 12.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SAR's earnings growth over the past year (1.9%) is below its 5-year average (12.6% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: SAR earnings growth over the past year (1.9%) underperformed the Personal Products industry 15.7%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: SAR's Return on Equity (14.5%) is considered low.
How is Gr. Sarantis's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SAR's short term assets (€252.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (€92.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: SAR's short term assets (€252.0M) exceed its long term liabilities (€70.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SAR's debt to equity ratio (20.7%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: SAR's debt to equity ratio has increased from 20.4% to 20.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SAR's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (57.1%).
Interest Coverage: SAR's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (29.4x coverage).
What is Gr. Sarantis's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SAR's dividend (2.53%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Greek market (1.65%).
High Dividend: SAR's dividend (2.53%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Greek market (3.93%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SAR has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: SAR'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 (38.8%), SAR's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: SAR's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (33.3% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. Kiriakos P. Sarantis serves as Chief Executive Officer of GR Sarantis SA. Mr. Sarantis served as Managing Director of GR Sarantis SA. He has been Vice President of Board of Directors at GR Sarantis SA ...
Experienced Management: SAR's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: SAR's board of directors are considered experienced (6.5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: SAR insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Gr. Sarantis S.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Gr. Sarantis S.A.
- Ticker: SAR
- Exchange: ATSE
- Founded: 1930
- Industry: Personal Products
- Sector: Household
- Market Cap: €592.809m
- Shares outstanding: 66.98m
- Website: https://sarantisgroup.com
Number of Employees
- Gr. Sarantis S.A.
- 26, Amarousiou - Halandriou Street
- 151 25
Gr. Sarantis S.A., together with its subsidiaries, produces and trades in cosmetics, household products, and parapharmaceutical items in Greece. It operates through four segments: Mass Market Cosmetics, Ho...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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