Stock: Saint-Gobain (Euronext Paris: CAC 40), ISIN: FR0000125007

Last Price 21.60 Max Price 38.73
Min Price 17.94 1 Year return -37.95


(FR0000125007)/ SGO

The past year was a good year for Saint-Gobain investors

Over the past year the company' stock gained around 12 percent. Over the period 2011-2016 the stock rose a massive 50,81 percent. Saint-Gobain's revenues between 2011 and 2015 were relatively stable and moved between 43,2 billion euros and 39,62 billion euros. During 2011 and 2015 Saint-Gobain's net results were very volatile and fluctuated between 1,36 billion euros and 417 million euros.

The head office of Saint-Gobain is situated in Courbevoie. Saint-Gobain is mostly active in the diversified industrials sector. The global diversified companies gained around 53 percent worldwide over the last 10 years. Measured since 2011 the sector is 240 percent higher and over the past 12 months (December 2015-2016) there is a plus of 53 percent.

The French company paid out dividends in the past 5 years. Over the past 5 years Saint-Gobain's dividend yield was at around 6,2 percent per year.

Healthy financed: not so much debt Saint-Gobain

At the end of 2015 the diversified company's balance sheet was worth 44,86 billion euros. 25,9 billion euros (57,74 percent of the total balance sheet) was financed by debt. The French company's price/earnings-ratio was 17. So the market valued the stock at 17 times the 2015' earnings per share. Based on the classical stock valuation theories the French stock can be seen as a value stock.

At the end of 2015 the market capitalization (the number of shares outstanding multiplied by the stock price) of the diversified company equaled around 21,81 billion euros. At the end of 2015 the French company had around 562 million stocks listed.

All Saint-Gobain's annual reports can be found here. More information about Saint-Gobain can be found it's website. .