CFT S.p.A designs and installs plant and machinery for the food industry in Italy and internationally. More Details
Good value with reasonable growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has CFT's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: CFT is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Italian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CFT's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: CFT underperformed the Italian Machinery industry which returned 1.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CFT underperformed the Italian Market which returned -9.5% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is CFT's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 month ago | Simply Wall StShould You Use CFT's (BIT:CFT) Statutory Earnings To Analyse It?
2 months ago | Simply Wall StCFT's (BIT:CFT) Stock Price Has Reduced 25% In The Past Year
3 months ago | Simply Wall StAt €2.29, Is CFT S.p.A. (BIT:CFT) Worth Looking At Closely?
Is CFT 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: CFT (€1.94) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€2.66)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CFT is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CFT is poor value based on its PE Ratio (32.5x) compared to the IT Machinery industry average (16.8x).
PE vs Market: CFT is poor value based on its PE Ratio (32.5x) compared to the Italian market (18.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: CFT is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.4x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CFT is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.7x) compared to the IT Machinery industry average (1.3x).
How is CFT forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CFT's forecast earnings growth (85.3% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: CFT's earnings (85.3% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Italian market (24.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: CFT's revenue (4.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Italian market (3.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CFT's revenue (4.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: CFT's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (6%).
How has CFT performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CFT has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: CFT's current net profit margins (0.5%) are higher than last year (0.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CFT's earnings have declined by 23.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: CFT's earnings growth over the past year (28.5%) exceeds its 5-year average (-23.5% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: CFT earnings growth over the past year (28.5%) exceeded the Machinery industry -7.3%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: CFT's Return on Equity (2.3%) is considered low.
How is CFT's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CFT's short term assets (€231.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (€127.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: CFT's short term assets (€231.0M) exceed its long term liabilities (€146.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CFT's debt to equity ratio (142.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: CFT's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 455.7% to 142.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CFT's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if CFT's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is CFT current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CFT's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CFT's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CFT's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CFT's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of CFT's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Italian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Mr. Alessandro Merusi serves as Chief Executive Officer and Director of CFT S.p.A.
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.
CFT S.p.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: CFT S.p.A.
- Ticker: CFT
- Exchange: BIT
- Founded: 1945
- Industry: Industrial Machinery
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: €34.943m
- Shares outstanding: 18.10m
- Website: https://www.cft-group.com
Number of Employees
- CFT S.p.A.
- Via Paradigna 94/A
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|CFT||BIT (Borsa Italiana)||Yes||Ordinary Voting Shares||IT||EUR||Jul 2018|
CFT S.p.A designs and installs plant and machinery for the food industry in Italy and internationally. The company operates through Processing & Packaging and Sorting segments. Its processing machines incl...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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