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Les Gaz IndustrielsMUSE:GIL.I0000 Stock Report

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21 Oct, 2021


Company Financials
GIL.I0000 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health6/6

GIL.I0000 Overview

Les Gaz Industriels Limited, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and distributes medical and industrial gases in bulk and cylinders, and welding electrodes in Mauritius and internationally.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Les Gaz Industriels
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceMU₨43.70
52 Week HighMU₨30.00
52 Week LowMU₨43.70
1 Month Change18.11%
3 Month Change40.97%
1 Year Change21.39%
3 Year Change-32.77%
5 Year Change-27.77%
Change since IPO-69.86%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

GIL.I0000MU ChemicalsMU Market

Return vs Industry: GIL.I0000 underperformed the MU Chemicals industry which returned 95.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: GIL.I0000 exceeded the MU Market which returned 14.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is GIL.I0000's price volatile compared to industry and market?
GIL.I0000 volatility
GIL.I0000 Beta-0.31
Industry Beta1.88
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: GIL.I0000 is more volatile than 90% of MU stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: GIL.I0000's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of MU stocks.

About the Company

1952n/aChristopher de Keating

Les Gaz Industriels Limited, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and distributes medical and industrial gases in bulk and cylinders, and welding electrodes in Mauritius and internationally. Its medical gases include oxygen, air, and nitrous oxide gases that are primarily used in hospitals and clinics, as well as for medical and surgical treatments; and industrial gases comprise nitrogen, oxygen, carbon dioxide, argon, hydrogen, helium, and acetylene gases, which are primarily used in oil and gas, petrochemicals, chemicals, power, steelmaking, metals, shipchandling, food, water, and other industries. The company also provides industrial gas equipment comprising regulators, cutting torches, flashback arrestors, and a range of accessories and options, as well as welding and cutting services.

Les Gaz Industriels Fundamentals Summary

How do Les Gaz Industriels's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
GIL.I0000 fundamental statistics
Market CapMU₨114.12m
Earnings (TTM)MU₨19.66m
Revenue (TTM)MU₨191.99m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
GIL.I0000 income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueMU₨0
Gross ProfitMU₨191.99m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)7.53
Gross Margin100.00%
Net Profit Margin10.24%
Debt/Equity Ratio0.0%

How did GIL.I0000 perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio


Is Les Gaz Industriels 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: GIL.I0000 (MUR43.7) is trading below our estimate of fair value (MUR458.83)

Significantly Below Fair Value: GIL.I0000 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: GIL.I0000 is good value based on its PE Ratio (5.8x) compared to the African Chemicals industry average (12.9x).

PE vs Market: GIL.I0000 is good value based on its PE Ratio (5.8x) compared to the MU market (14.2x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate GIL.I0000's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: GIL.I0000 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.5x) compared to the XF Chemicals industry average (1.4x).

Future Growth

How is Les Gaz Industriels forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?


Forecasted Materials industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Les Gaz Industriels has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

Past Performance

How has Les Gaz Industriels performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: GIL.I0000 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: GIL.I0000 became profitable in the past.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: GIL.I0000's earnings have declined by 22.4% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: GIL.I0000 has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: GIL.I0000 has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Chemicals industry (27%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: GIL.I0000's Return on Equity (8.6%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is Les Gaz Industriels's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: GIL.I0000's short term assets (MUR114.6M) exceed its short term liabilities (MUR79.9M).

Long Term Liabilities: GIL.I0000's short term assets (MUR114.6M) exceed its long term liabilities (MUR39.3M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: GIL.I0000 is debt free.

Reducing Debt: GIL.I0000 has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 5.3%.

Debt Coverage: GIL.I0000 has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: GIL.I0000 has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet


What is Les Gaz Industriels's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: GIL.I0000's dividend (4.58%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the MU market (2.06%).

High Dividend: GIL.I0000's dividend (4.58%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the MU market (3.53%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: GIL.I0000 has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: GIL.I0000's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 6 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (26.6%), GIL.I0000's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.

Next Steps


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


Average management tenure


Christopher de Keating (50 yo)



Mr. Christopher Hart de Keating has been Chief Executive Officer of Les Gaz Industriels Limited since July 2015 and also has been its Executive Director since 2015. Mr. de Keating is accomplished leader ha...

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: GIL.I0000's management team is seasoned and experienced (6 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: GIL.I0000's board of directors are considered experienced (6.8 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

Les Gaz Industriels Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Les Gaz Industriels Limited
  • Ticker: GIL.I0000
  • Exchange: MUSE
  • Founded: 1952
  • Industry: Industrial Gases
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: MU₨114.118m
  • Shares outstanding: 2.61m
  • Website:


  • Les Gaz Industriels Limited
  • Pailles Road
  • G.R.N.W.
  • Bell Village
  • Mauritius


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/10/21 21:00
End of Day Share Price2021/10/21 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/06/30

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.