BIT:FM

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Fiera Milano SpA, together with its subsidiaries, operates in the exhibition and congress industry in Italy and internationally.

Rewards

Trading at 45.2% below its fair value

Earnings are forecast to grow 45.69% per year

Risk Analysis

Dividend of 2.41% is not well covered by earnings

Highly volatile share price over past 3 months

Large one-off items impacting financial results

Profit margins (1%) are lower than last year (16.1%)



Snowflake Analysis

Reasonable growth potential with mediocre balance sheet.


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Share Price & News

How has Fiera Milano's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: FM's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

1.3%

FM

0.04%

IT Commercial Services

0.2%

IT Market


1 Year Return

52.8%

FM

20.5%

IT Commercial Services

18.6%

IT Market

Return vs Industry: FM exceeded the Italian Commercial Services industry which returned 20.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: FM exceeded the Italian Market which returned 18.6% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

FMIndustryMarket
7 Day1.3%0.04%0.2%
30 Day20.4%7.0%-0.5%
90 Day20.5%9.1%4.3%
1 Year57.0%52.8%22.0%20.5%23.9%18.6%
3 Year289.8%279.2%44.4%38.1%25.5%6.6%
5 Year7.1%-15.0%-14.0%-24.5%30.4%-15.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Fiera Milano's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Fiera Milano undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

45.2%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: FM (€5.4) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€9.86)

Significantly Below Fair Value: FM is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: FM is poor value based on its PE Ratio (46.1x) compared to the Commercial Services industry average (19.4x).

PE vs Market: FM is poor value based on its PE Ratio (46.1x) compared to the Italian market (18.4x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: FM is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: FM is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4x) compared to the IT Commercial Services industry average (2.8x).


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Future Growth

How is Fiera Milano forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?

45.7%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: FM's forecast earnings growth (45.7% per year) is above the savings rate (1.2%).

Earnings vs Market: FM's earnings (45.7% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Italian market (8.5% per year).

High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: FM's revenue (1.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Italian market (3% per year).

High Growth Revenue: FM's revenue (1.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: FM's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (33%)


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Past Performance

How has Fiera Milano performed over the past 5 years?

36.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: FM has a large one-off loss of €3.1M impacting its September 30 2019 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: FM's current net profit margins (1%) are lower than last year (16.1%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: FM has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 36.7% per year.

Accelerating Growth: FM's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: FM had negative earnings growth (-94.7%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Commercial Services industry average (39.4%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: FM's Return on Equity (2.5%) is considered low.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is Fiera Milano's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: FM's short term assets (€97.8M) do not cover its short term liabilities (€170.5M).

Long Term Liabilities: FM's short term assets (€97.8M) do not cover its long term liabilities (€464.4M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: FM's debt to equity ratio (0.1%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: FM's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 497.9% to 0.1% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: FM's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (62467.3%).

Interest Coverage: FM's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (1.7x coverage).


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: FM has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: FM's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 913.8x debt).


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Dividend

What is Fiera Milano's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

2.41%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

company2.4%marketbottom25%2.0%markettop25%4.3%industryaverage3.0%forecastin3Years3.4%

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: FM's dividend (2.41%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Italian market (1.96%).

High Dividend: FM's dividend (2.41%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Italian market (4.3%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: FM's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: FM's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (111%), FM's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: FM's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (34.9% payout ratio).


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Management

What is the CEO of Fiera Milano's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

2.7yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Fabrizio Curci (47yo)

2.3yrs

Tenure

0

Mr. Fabrizio Curci has been Executive Directora at Fiera Milano SpA since 1 September 2017. Mr. Curci has been Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of Fiera Milano S.p.A since 1 September 2017. He g ...


Board Age and Tenure

2.7yrs

Average Tenure

57.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: FM's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Management Team

  • Gianna La Rana

    Investor Relations Manager

    • Tenure: 12.2yrs
  • Francesco Conci

    Managing Director of Fiera Milano Congressi SpA

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Antonio Greco

    Managing Director of Fiera Milano Media SpA

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Fabrizio Curci (47yo)

    CEO, GM & Director

    • Tenure: 2.3yrs

Board Members

  • Lorenzo Caprio (62yo)

    Independent Chairman

    • Tenure: 2.7yrs
  • Marina Natale (57yo)

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 2.7yrs
  • Gianpietro Corbari (58yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 2.7yrs
  • Elena Vasco (55yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 2.7yrs
  • Francesca Golfetto (69yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 2.7yrs
  • Alberto Baldan (59yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 2.7yrs
  • Angelo Meregalli (52yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 2.7yrs
  • Stefania Chiaruttini (57yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 2.7yrs
  • Fabrizio Curci (47yo)

    CEO, GM & Director

    • Tenure: 2.3yrs
  • Riccardo Bauer (68yo)

    Chairperson of Statutory Auditors

    • Tenure: 1.7yrs

Company Information

Fiera Milano SpA's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Fiera Milano SpA
  • Ticker: FM
  • Exchange: BIT
  • Founded: 1920
  • Industry: Diversified Support Services
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Market Cap: €383.286m
  • Shares outstanding: 70.98m
  • Website: https://www.fieramilano.it

Number of Employees


Location

  • Fiera Milano SpA
  • Strada Statale del Sempione, 28
  • Rho
  • Milan
  • 20017
  • Italy

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
FMBIT (Borsa Italiana)YesOrdinary SharesITEURDec 2002
0EGHLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesGBEURDec 2002
FM3DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURDec 2002
FMMBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesOrdinary SharesGBEURDec 2002

Biography

Fiera Milano SpA, together with its subsidiaries, operates in the exhibition and congress industry in Italy and internationally. It operates through Italian Exhibitions Business, Foreign Exhibitions Busine ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/12/15 20:51
End of Day Share Price2019/12/13 00:00
Earnings2019/09/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.