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Market Price

83.50 

-0.45 -0.5%

as of Feb 18 '19

52 Week Range:

71.80 97.75


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S2O Stock Analyzer - General Info

General Info


type: video (mp4); length: 3:30

Demonstrates how to use Stock Analyzer, shows how to analyze a stock and explains in detail "General Info" section of the Stock Analyzer result page.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Financial Statements

Financial Statements


type: video (mp4); length: 5:10

Explains information presented in the Financial Statements section of the S2O Stock Analyzer: financial statements charts, absolute values and growth rates.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Growth Grade and Financial Ratios

Growth Grade and Financial Ratios


type: video (mp4); length: 5:09

Demonstrates how to use Growth Grade & Financial Ratios section; shows the difference between historical and year-over-year Growth Grade on the real life example.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Value Price

Value Price


type: video (mp4); length: 6:03

Demonstrates how to use Value Price (intrinsic value) and the Graham Number, MOS (margin of safety) and IRT - Investment Recovery Time; explains 3 different projection models used to compute value price - pessimistic, moderate and optimistic.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Price Charts

Price Charts


type: video (mp4); length: 8:34

Demonstrates basic rules of how to read a candlestick chart, long and short term moving averages, stochastic, MACD and relative strength (RS) charts. Explains how bull or bear market condition is computed.

General Info

Société BIC SA manufactures and sells stationery, lighter, shaver, and other products in France, Europe, North America, and internationally. The company offers stationery products, including felt pens, coloring pencils, crayons, arts and crafts kits, correction fluids, correction pens, correction tapes, erasers, adhesive labels, writing instruments, ball pens, mechanical pencils, markers, stickers, graphic pencils, sticky notes, promotional calendars, printing and engraving products, writing pens, white boards, dyes, and leads, as well as other products, including windsurf boards, surfboards, and boats. It also provides classic, electronic, decorated, and multipurpose lighters; shavers for men and women; and stand-up-paddle boards and kayaks. In addition, the company sells pantyhoses, batteries, and shaving preps; and advertising and promotional products. Further, it is involved in the provision of delivery services; industrial equipment production; and manufacture and distribution of IT solutions, as well as real estate activities. The company offers its products under primarily the BIC, Tipp-Ex, Wite-Out, BIC Kids, BIC Matic, BIC Ecolutions, Cello, and BIC Graphic brands through a network of stationery stores, office supply companies, mass-merchandisers, convenience stores, distributors, wholesalers, and cash-and-carry outlets, as well as e-commerce. Société BIC SA was founded in 1944 and is headquartered in Clichy, France.

Financial Statements

The charts below show selected Annual and Quarterly Financial Data.

The purpose of these charts is to discover long and short term change dynamics. When numbers are growing year after year in the annual statements chart, the business become stronger and stronger and this is a good sign.

Quarterly Data Chart can be used to do a short term analysis. It makes sense to pay attention to the quarterly dynamics and do not wait for the next yearly statement. We should be alerted if we see that quarterly numbers are going down.

You can check "Annual Financial Statements" and "Quarterly Financial Statements" sections for exact numbers and growth rates.

Annual Statements

On a charts below the Line shows absolute values and the Bar chart shows Year-Over-Year Growth Rate for selected financial statement item. A consistent GROWTH is generally considered necessary to fund future growth from within a business.
NOTE: Growth Rate is not provided if either the latest period or the year-ago period contains a net loss. (source: WSJ Digest of Earnings)
TIP! move your mouse pointer over bar or a circle on any chart below to see details.

Financial Statements

Income Statement



 

Cash Flow Statement



 

Balance Sheet



 

Liquidity Ratios

Current Ratio


 

Current Ratio measures the ability to meet short term obligations. Generally accepted standard is 2 (current assets should be 2 times or 200% of current liabilities).

Quick Ratio


 

Measures immediate liquidity or the cash available to cover immediate liabilities. A safe margin would be at least 1 (100%).

Financial Leverage


 

Defined as total assets divided by total shareholders' equity. The higher the ratio, the more debt a company uses in its capital structure.

Profitability Ratios

ROA


 

Return on Assets (ROA) measures the income (profit) that is generated by the use of the assets of the business.

ROE


 

Return on Equity (ROE) is a measure of profitability that calculates how many dollars of profit a company generates with each dollar of shareholders equity. ROE is sometimes called "return on net worth."

ROIC


 

The Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) measure gives a sense of how well a company is using its money to generate returns. Some investors use this figure as a final evaluation to determine whether or not to invest in a company.

Annual Statements

Item Name Dec '07 Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17
Equity (BVPS) 23.78
24.13
26.91
29.67
29.87
30.91
30.89
30.82
35.86
35.10
37.27
growth rate 1.5% 11.5% 10.3% 0.7% 3.5% -0.1% -0.2% 16.4% -2.1% 6.2%
Earnings BIT 261.20
216.32
218.75
302.82
348.84
380.96
343.38
368.82
419.62
408.90
400.83
growth rate -17.2% 1.1% 38.4% 15.2% 9.2% -9.9% 7.4% 13.8% -2.6% -2.0%
Avg.PE 14.01
13.74
15.41
14.99
14.06
16.67
17.54
23.49
18.13
21.54
13.39
growth rate -1.9% 12.2% -2.7% -6.2% 18.6% 5.2% 33.9% -22.8% 18.8% -37.8%
ROA 10.62
8.88
8.29
10.24
11.59
12.33
11.02
11.34
13.09
9.77
11.70
growth rate -16.4% -6.6% 23.5% 13.2% 6.4% -10.6% 2.9% 15.4% -25.4% 19.8%
ROE 15.13
12.36
12.26
15.09
16.34
17.76
16.49
17.18
18.75
13.71
16.49
growth rate -18.3% -0.8% 23.1% 8.3% 8.7% -7.2% 4.2% 9.1% -26.9% 20.3%
ROIC 14.67
12.10
11.56
14.01
15.78
17.20
15.54
15.77
17.79
13.24
15.97
growth rate -17.5% -4.5% 21.2% 12.6% 9.0% -9.7% 1.5% 12.8% -25.6% 20.6%
Cur. Ratio 3.28
3.72
3.42
3.50
3.63
3.71
3.13
3.69
3.71
2.97
3.10
growth rate 13.4% -8.1% 2.3% 3.7% 2.2% -15.6% 17.9% 0.5% -20.0% 4.4%
Quick Ratio 2.06
2.20
2.38
2.26
2.16
2.36
1.96
2.36
2.36
1.76
1.80
growth rate 6.8% 8.2% -5.0% -4.4% 9.3% -17.0% 20.4% 0.0% -25.4% 2.3%
Leverage 1.39
1.39
1.56
1.40
1.42
1.46
1.53
1.50
1.37
1.44
1.38
growth rate 0.0% 12.2% -10.3% 1.4% 2.8% 4.8% -2.0% -8.7% 5.1% -4.2%
Balance Sheet Dec '07 Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17
Acct.Receivable 295.17
344.34
389.00
417.00
446.00
453.84
453.77
439.98
483.10
476.75
growth rate 16.7% 13.0% 7.2% 7.0% 1.8% 0.0% -3.0% 9.8% -1.3%
Acct.Payable 130.00
111.00
112.00
115.39
119.11
124.87
118.68
125.54
growth rate -14.6% 0.9% 3.0% 3.2% 4.8% -5.0% 5.8%
Cur.Assets 913.75
1,208.53
1,181.00
1,207.00
1,248.00
1,221.13
1,341.86
1,410.90
1,430.25
1,183.57
growth rate 32.3% -2.3% 2.2% 3.4% -2.2% 9.9% 5.2% 1.4% -17.3%
Total Assets 1,632.40
2,029.10
2,024.00
2,082.00
2,190.00
2,207.84
2,428.91
2,536.19
2,573.68
2,352.59
growth rate 24.3% -0.3% 2.9% 5.2% 0.8% 10.0% 4.4% 1.5% -8.6%
Cash 225.00
480.30
371.00
301.00
287.00
243.21
352.15
385.16
243.76
188.63
growth rate 113.5% -22.8% -18.9% -4.7% -15.3% 44.8% 9.4% -36.7% -22.6%
Inventory 304.32
300.97
344.00
411.00
405.00
414.20
441.14
478.41
468.14
428.98
growth rate -1.1% 14.3% 19.5% -1.5% 2.3% 6.5% 8.5% -2.2% -8.4%
Cur.Liabilities 245.68
352.08
337.00
332.00
337.00
390.24
361.87
379.94
481.83
382.33
growth rate 43.3% -4.3% -1.5% 1.5% 15.8% -7.3% 5.0% 26.8% -20.7%
Liabilities 460.30
725.10
580.00
617.00
697.00
737.93
781.34
686.65
781.07
648.67
growth rate 57.5% -20.0% 6.4% 13.0% 5.9% 5.9% -12.1% 13.8% -17.0%
LT Debt 23.32
11.10
161.50
1.00
1.60
1.50
61.47
77.07
0.01
0.01
0.00
growth rate -52.4% 1,355.0% -99.4% 60.0% -6.3% 3,997.9% 25.4% -100.0% -33.3% -50.0%
Equity 1,174.26
1,172.10
1,304.30
1,444.60
1,465.10
1,493.50
1,433.19
1,618.73
1,849.54
1,792.62
1,703.92
growth rate -0.2% 11.3% 10.8% 1.4% 1.9% -4.0% 13.0% 14.3% -3.1% -5.0%
Common Shares 49.00
49.00
48.00
49.00
48.00
48.00
48.00
48.00
48.00
47.00
47.00
growth rate 0.0% -2.0% 2.1% -2.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% -2.1% 0.0%
Cash Flow Statement Dec '07 Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17
Capital Expenditures 76.62
71.50
40.50
57.00
76.00
109.00
90.97
105.44
112.78
170.62
166.03
growth rate -6.7% -43.4% 40.7% 33.3% 43.4% -16.5% 15.9% 7.0% 51.3% -2.7%
Cash Dividends 64.19
65.40
65.00
116.40
90.60
189.50
120.80
122.41
134.83
159.65
161.05
growth rate 1.9% -0.6% 79.1% -22.2% 109.2% -36.3% 1.3% 10.2% 18.4% 0.9%
Cash From OA 197.78
225.10
343.10
260.00
201.00
303.00
328.52
348.99
367.15
298.74
380.56
growth rate 13.8% 52.4% -24.2% -22.7% 50.8% 8.4% 6.2% 5.2% -18.6% 27.4%
FCF per Share 2.42
2.93
6.00
4.08
3.49
3.70
4.35
4.47
5.20
4.02
2.82
growth rate 21.1% 104.8% -32.0% -14.5% 6.0% 17.6% 2.8% 16.3% -22.7% -29.9%
Sale Purchase of Stock 5.07
5.07
9.67
2.67
3.83
growth rate 0.0% 90.8% -72.4% 43.8%
FCF 120.00
141.00
290.00
197.00
112.00
177.00
222.00
237.00
246.00
118.00
206.00
growth rate 17.5% 105.7% -32.1% -43.2% 58.0% 25.4% 6.8% 3.8% -52.0% 74.6%
Income Statement Dec '07 Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17
Sales 1,460.00
1,420.90
1,562.70
1,832.00
1,824.00
1,899.00
1,887.81
1,979.12
1,993.42
2,025.77
2,020.25
growth rate -2.7% 10.0% 17.2% -0.4% 4.1% -0.6% 4.8% 0.7% 1.6% -0.3%
Op.Income 209.60
216.00
207.00
235.00
260.00
343.38
368.82
419.62
408.90
400.83
growth rate 3.1% -4.2% 13.5% 10.6% 32.1% 7.4% 13.8% -2.6% -2.0%
IBT 216.30
218.70
302.80
344.90
375.50
348.23
380.40
456.96
408.19
398.06
growth rate 1.1% 38.5% 13.9% 8.9% -7.3% 9.2% 20.1% -10.7% -2.5%
Net Income 144.90
151.70
207.00
235.00
260.00
241.49
262.08
325.06
249.69
288.30
growth rate 4.7% 36.5% 13.5% 10.6% -7.1% 8.5% 24.0% -23.2% 15.5%
EPS 3.50
3.00
3.15
4.26
4.89
5.42
5.07
5.51
6.69
5.27
6.17
growth rate -14.3% 5.0% 35.2% 14.8% 10.8% -6.5% 8.7% 21.4% -21.2% 17.1%
Gross Profit 794.22
669.90
719.70
871.00
897.00
964.00
929.53
978.34
1,034.38
1,065.33
1,047.58
growth rate -15.7% 7.4% 21.0% 3.0% 7.5% -3.6% 5.3% 5.7% 3.0% -1.7%

Quarterly Statements

Item Name Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18
Earnings BIT 83.30
122.63
69.60
118.55
76.80
growth rate 47.2% -43.2% 70.3% -35.2%
Balance Sheet Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18
Acct.Receivable 476.75
583.15
growth rate 10.6%
Acct.Payable 125.54
130.71
growth rate 2.0%
Cur.Assets 1,224.80
1,183.57
1,195.50
1,279.49
1,177.30
growth rate -3.4% 1.0% 7.0% -8.0%
Total Assets 2,404.30
2,352.59
2,367.90
2,387.50
2,293.60
growth rate -2.2% 0.7% 0.8% -3.9%
Cash 221.20
188.63
206.80
170.47
144.80
growth rate -14.7% 9.6% -17.6% -15.1%
Inventory 428.98
470.18
growth rate 4.7%
Cur.Liabilities 444.80
382.33
387.60
566.33
453.40
growth rate -14.0% 1.4% 46.1% -19.9%
Liabilities 704.30
648.67
664.70
817.89
710.80
growth rate -7.9% 2.5% 23.1% -13.1%
LT Debt 0.00 0.00
growth rate 0.0%
Equity 1,700.00
1,703.92
1,703.20
1,569.62
1,582.80
growth rate 0.2% 0.0% -7.8% 0.8%
Common Shares 1,700.00
178.13
1,703.20
178.19
1,582.80
growth rate -89.5% 856.2% -89.5% 788.3%
Cash Flow Statement Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18
Capital Expenditures 61.70
32.83
34.28
34.28
34.28
growth rate -46.8% 4.4% 0.0% 0.0%
Cash Dividends 0.05
0.05
0.04
0.04
0.04
growth rate 0.0% -15.6% 0.0% 0.0%
Cash From OA 195.08
108.46
154.38
154.38
154.38
growth rate -44.4% 42.4% 0.0% 0.0%
Sale Purchase of Stock 1.83
1.83
growth rate 0.0%
FCF 133.38
75.63
120.11
120.11
120.11
growth rate -43.3% 58.8% 0.0% 0.0%
Income Statement Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18
Sales 465.80
491.55
415.40
543.89
477.50
growth rate 5.5% -15.5% 30.9% -12.2%
Op.Income 83.30
122.63
69.60
118.55
76.80
growth rate 47.2% -43.2% 70.3% -35.2%
IBT 82.50
120.76
67.60
57.71
79.00
growth rate 46.4% -44.0% -14.6% 36.9%
Net Income 57.70
101.00
48.60
22.19
56.80
growth rate 75.0% -51.9% -54.3% 155.9%
EPS
growth rate
Gross Profit 235.20
262.18
223.50
283.93
244.50
growth rate 11.5% -14.8% 27.0% -13.9%

Growth Grade & Financial Ratios

All financial ratios below are calculated based on latest annual statements available and present the most up to date snapshot of a company finances.

Growth Grade

Historical Growth Grade:

D (35.89)

YOY Growth Grade:

D (40.95)

Click on buttons above for detailed yearly growth rates.

Market Ratios

Profitability Ratios

Liquidity Ratios

Efficiency Ratios

Value Price

PE and EPS

Historical Current Forward
PE 16.84 16.75 15.24
EPS / Growth 4.0% 4.99 -2.3%

Value Price & Investment Recovery Time

Read more about Stock2Own value price in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

Equity Growth Rate: 1.6%

Estimates Pessimistic Moderate Optimistic My Numbers
Rate of Return 15.0%
MOS Price % 50 %
Future EPS Growth 1.0% 1.3% 1.3%
Future PE 2.00 11.57 11.57
Future EPS 5.51 5.68 5.68
Value Price
MOS %
2.72
-96.7%
16.23
-80.6%
16.23
-80.6%
MOS Price 1.36 8.12 8.12
IRT 15.42 15.06 15.06

Graham Number:

NOTE: The Graham Number applies only to certain types of stocks in combination with a number of other criteria.

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