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Executive Summary

Brunello Cucinelli S.p.A., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and sells clothing and accessories in Italy, Europe, North America, Greater China, and internationally. More Details

Snowflake Analysis

Reasonable growth potential with worrying balance sheet.

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Share Price & News

How has Brunello Cucinelli's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: BC is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Italian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: BC's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




IT Luxury


IT Market

1 Year Return




IT Luxury


IT Market

Return vs Industry: BC exceeded the Italian Luxury industry which returned -8.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: BC exceeded the Italian Market which returned -8.6% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day0.6%0.4%2.6%
30 Day30.1%25.7%23.1%
90 Day28.1%24.0%10.3%
1 Year-1.5%-1.5%-8.3%-8.3%-6.0%-8.5%
3 Year27.3%25.0%4.5%-1.0%2.4%-7.6%
5 Year107.9%101.2%12.8%-0.4%8.0%-25.5%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

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Is Brunello Cucinelli undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Price to Book (PB) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: BC (€33.1) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€9.22)

Significantly Below Fair Value: BC is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: BC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the IT Luxury industry average.

PE vs Market: BC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Italian market.

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate BC's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: BC is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (9x) compared to the IT Luxury industry average (1.1x).

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Future Growth

How is Brunello Cucinelli forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: BC is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2%).

Earnings vs Market: BC is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: BC's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: BC's revenue (9.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Italian market (3.2% per year).

High Growth Revenue: BC's revenue (9.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: BC's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (13.4%).

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Past Performance

How has Brunello Cucinelli performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: BC is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: BC is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: BC is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 0.7% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare BC's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: BC is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Luxury industry (-38.8%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: BC has a negative Return on Equity (-7.77%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is Brunello Cucinelli's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: BC's short term assets (€423.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (€301.4M).

Long Term Liabilities: BC's short term assets (€423.5M) do not cover its long term liabilities (€556.2M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: BC's debt to equity ratio (98.6%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: BC's debt to equity ratio has increased from 75.7% to 98.6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: BC's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (11.9%).

Interest Coverage: BC is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.

Balance Sheet

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What is Brunello Cucinelli current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: BC's dividend (1.06%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Italian market (1.5%).

High Dividend: BC's dividend (1.06%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Italian market (4.76%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, BC has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

Growing Dividend: BC's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 8 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: BC is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of BC's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Italian market.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average board tenure


Brunello Cucinelli (67 yo)

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Mr. Brunello Cucinelli is the Owner of Fedone S.r.l. Mr. Cucinelli serves as the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director at BRUNELLO CUCINELLI S.p.A. He serves as a Director at Pitti Immagi...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Brunello's total compensation ($USD959.35K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Italian market ($USD1.72M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Brunello's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Board Members

Brunello Cucinelli
Chairman of the Boardno data€802.40kno data
Moreno Ciarapica
Manager in charge of Corporate Accounting Documents & Executive Directorno data€2.80kno data
Riccardo Stefanelli
Executive Director9.42yrs€2.80kno data
Luca Lisandroni
Executive Director4.58yrs€2.40kno data
Andrea Pontremoli
Lead Independent Director8.5yrs€45.30kno data
Matteo Marzotto
Independent Directorno data€37.40kno data
Giovanna Manfredi
Director9.42yrs€2.40kno data
Candice Koo
Independent Directorno data€30.30kno data
Massimo Bergami
Independent Director3.58yrs€32.80kno data
Camilla Cucinelli
Director6.58yrs€1.60kno data
Paolo Prandi
Chairman of the Board of Statutory Auditors3.58yrsno datano data
Carolina Cucinelli
Directorno data€2.00kno data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: BC's board of directors are considered experienced (6.6 years average tenure).


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.

Ownership Breakdown

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

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Brunello Cucinelli S.p.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Brunello Cucinelli S.p.A.
  • Ticker: BC
  • Exchange: BIT
  • Founded: 1978
  • Industry: Apparel, Accessories and Luxury Goods
  • Sector: Consumer Durables
  • Market Cap: €2.251b
  • Shares outstanding: 68.00m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Brunello Cucinelli S.p.A.
  • Viale Parco dell’Industria, 5
  • Solomeo
  • Perugia
  • Italy


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
BCBIT (Borsa Italiana)YesCommon SharesITEURApr 2012
8BUDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURApr 2012
0Q7SLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesGBEURApr 2012
BCUC.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDApr 2012
BCMBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesCommon SharesGBEURApr 2012


Brunello Cucinelli S.p.A., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and sells clothing and accessories in Italy, Europe, North America, Greater China, and internationally. The company offers ...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/11/28 18:36
End of Day Share Price2020/11/27 00:00
Annual Earnings2019/12/31

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.