Gr. Sarantis S.A., together with its subsidiaries, produces and trades in cosmetics, household products, and parapharmaceutical items in Greece.
Solid track record with excellent balance sheet.
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's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
GR Personal Products
1 Year Return
GR Personal Products
Return vs Industry: SAR matched the Greek Personal Products industry which returned -8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SAR exceeded the Greek Market which returned -24% over the past year.
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
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StHave Insiders Been Selling Gr. Sarantis S.A. (ATH:SAR) Shares?
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Is Gr. Sarantis 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: SAR (€6.7) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€7.87)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SAR is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SAR is good value based on its PE Ratio (11.8x) compared to the Personal Products industry average (21.1x).
PE vs Market: SAR is good value based on its PE Ratio (11.8x) compared to the Greek market (12.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SAR is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SAR is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.8x) compared to the XE Personal Products industry average (1.9x).
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 (5.1% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: SAR's earnings (5.1% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Greek market (15% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SAR's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: SAR's revenue (7.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Greek market (4.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SAR's revenue (7.9% 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 (14.7%).
How has Gr. Sarantis performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SAR has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SAR's current net profit margins (10.3%) are higher than last year (9.5%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SAR's earnings have grown by 15% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SAR's earnings growth over the past year (16.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (15% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: SAR earnings growth over the past year (16.8%) exceeded the Personal Products industry -1.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: SAR's Return on Equity (15.3%) is considered low.
How is Gr. Sarantis's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SAR's short term assets (€259.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (€115.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: SAR's short term assets (€259.5M) exceed its long term liabilities (€52.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SAR's debt to equity ratio (25.9%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: SAR's debt to equity ratio has increased from 10.8% to 25.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SAR's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (30.2%).
Interest Coverage: SAR's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (29.6x coverage).
Inventory Level: SAR has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: SAR's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 3.9x debt).
What is Gr. Sarantis's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SAR's dividend (2.4%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Greek market (2.94%).
High Dividend: SAR's dividend (2.4%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Greek market (5.55%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SAR's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: SAR's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (28.3%), 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 (34.9% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board 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 ...
|Chairman of the Board of Directors||no data||no data||1.07% €4.8m|
|Vice Chairman & CEO||no data||no data||2.68% €12.1m|
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|Group Legal Department Director & Executive Director||no data||no data||no data|
|Non-Executive Director||no data||no data||2.89% €13.0m|
|Non-Executive Director||no data||no data||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||9yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||no data||no data||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||1.75yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent & Non Executive Director||1.25yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: SAR's board of directors are considered experienced (5.4 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: SAR insiders have only sold shares 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: €449.877m
- Shares outstanding: 67.15m
- Website: https://www.sarantisgroup.com
Number of Employees
- Gr. Sarantis S.A.
- 26, Amarousiou - Chalandriou Street
- 151 25
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SAR||ATSE (The Athens Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Registered Shares||GR||EUR||Jul 1994|
|0IIO||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Registered Shares||GB||EUR||Jul 1994|
|SSA1||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Registered Shares||DE||EUR||Jul 1994|
|SRTS.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Registered Shares||US||USD||Jul 1994|
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, Household Products, Other Sales, and the Private Label Products. The company offers mass market cosmetics, such as fragrances and toiletries, skin care, sun care, and hair care products; baby shampoos; and others, as well as household products, including food care, home care, insect control, shoe care, and professional products. It also provides health care products comprising personal hygiene and care products, food supplements, pregnancy and ovulation tests, and sun care products; and luxury cosmetics, including fragrance, treatment, and make up products. The company distributes its products through supermarkets, beauty shops, and pharmacies. Gr. Sarantis S.A. exports its products to approximately 40 countries. The company was founded in 1930 and is based in Athens, Greece.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/04/05 22:02|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/03 00:00|
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