Circle S.p.A. provides process and management consulting services, technological solutions, and digital marketing solutions for transport and logistics sector.
High growth potential with adequate balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Circle's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: CIRC has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
IT Professional Services
1 Year Return
IT Professional Services
Return vs Industry: CIRC exceeded the Italian Professional Services industry which returned -7.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CIRC exceeded the Italian Market which returned -9.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Circle's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StIf You Had Bought Circle (BIT:CIRC) Stock A Year Ago, You'd Be Sitting On A 12% Loss, Today
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Is Circle 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: CIRC (€2.89) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€10.44)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CIRC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: Insufficient data to calculate CIRC's PE Ratio to determine if it is good value compared to the Professional Services industry average.
PE vs Market: Insufficient data to calculate CIRC's PE Ratio to determine if it is good value compared to the Italian market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate CIRC's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: Insufficient data to calculate CIRC's PB Ratio to determine if it is good value.
How is Circle 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: CIRC's forecast earnings growth (36.1% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: CIRC's earnings (36.1% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Italian market (24.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: CIRC's revenue (23.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Italian market (4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CIRC's revenue (23.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: CIRC's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (17.5%).
How has Circle performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CIRC has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: CIRC's current net profit margins (7.8%) are lower than last year (11.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CIRC's earnings have grown by 6.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: CIRC's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: CIRC had negative earnings growth (-17%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Professional Services industry average (-2.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: CIRC's Return on Equity (11.1%) is considered low.
How is Circle's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CIRC's short term assets (€5.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (€2.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: CIRC's short term assets (€5.3M) exceed its long term liabilities (€1.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CIRC's debt to equity ratio (15%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if CIRC's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CIRC's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (0.4%).
Interest Coverage: CIRC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4735.4x coverage).
What is Circle's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CIRC's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CIRC'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 CIRC's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CIRC'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 CIRC'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?
Luca Abatello (44yo)
Mr. Luca Abatello serves as President of the Board at Circle S. p. A. and also has been its Chief Executive Officer since 2012. Mr. Abatello has a previous experience in the ICT, business advice and digita ...
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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Circle S.p.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Circle S.p.A.
- Ticker: CIRC
- Exchange: BIT
- Founded: 2012
- Industry: Research and Consulting Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: €10.021m
- Shares outstanding: 3.47m
- Website: https://www.circletouch.eu
- Circle S.p.A.
- Via Bombrini 13/3
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Circle S.p.A. provides process and management consulting services, technological solutions, and digital marketing solutions for transport and logistics sector. It offers Milos, a modular software for the optimization of transport of containers, trailers, vehicles, and various types of goods along the supply chain; Sinfomar, a port community system; and Connecting EU that assists public actors and private companies in developing new businesses through specific instruments of project anticipation and EU branding. The company also provides digital multichannel marketing services. Circle S.p.A. was founded in 2012 and is based in Genoa, Italy.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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