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Market Price

25.23 

-0.31 -1.2%

as of May 23 '19

52 Week Range:

21.60 27.06


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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

SGS SA provides inspection, verification, testing, certification, and quality assurance services in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, the Americas, and the Asia Pacific. It operates in nine segments: Agriculture, Food and Life; Mineral Services; Oil, Gas and Chemicals Services; Consumer and Retail Services; Certification and Business Enhancement; Industrial Services; Environment, Health and Safety Services; Transportation Services; and Governments and Institutions Services. The company offers inspection services to reduce risk, control quality and quantity, and meet relevant regulatory requirements in various regions and markets; and product testing services. It also provides verification services; certification services that enable its customers to demonstrate that their products, processes, systems, and services are compliant with national and international regulations and standards; workforce training services; and consultancy, outsourcing, and data analytics services. The company serves the agriculture and food, chemical, construction, consumer goods and retail, energy, environment, health and safety, industrial manufacturing, life sciences, logistics, mining, oil and gas, public, risk management, sustainability, trade, and transportation sectors. SGS SA was founded in 1878 and is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland.

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 '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17 Dec '18
Equity (BVPS) 2.29
2.67
2.92
2.35
2.96
2.99
2.61
2.19
2.08
1.99
growth rate 16.6% 9.4% -19.5% 26.0% 1.0% -12.7% -16.1% -5.0% -4.3%
Earnings BIT 918.00
950.00
849.00
846.00
921.00
946.00
growth rate 3.5% -10.6% -0.4% 8.9% 2.7%
Avg.PE 27.02
23.20
26.30
29.81
34.51
28.86
growth rate -14.1% 13.4% 13.4% 15.8% -16.4%
ROA 20.02
15.47
15.24
12.22
11.40
11.96
11.64
9.42
9.66
11.00
10.71
growth rate -22.7% -1.5% -19.8% -6.7% 4.9% -2.7% -19.1% 2.6% 13.9% -2.6%
ROE 36.11
28.77
28.39
26.28
27.42
28.55
28.14
25.94
29.52
33.64
35.85
growth rate -20.3% -1.3% -7.4% 4.3% 4.1% -1.4% -7.8% 13.8% 14.0% 6.6%
ROIC 32.88
24.78
23.66
18.67
17.16
18.11
17.36
13.99
14.74
17.01
15.99
growth rate -24.6% -4.5% -21.1% -8.1% 5.5% -4.1% -19.4% 5.4% 15.4% -6.0%
Cur. Ratio 1.37
1.53
2.00
2.38
2.06
2.00
2.31
2.41
1.75
1.99
1.67
growth rate 11.7% 30.7% 19.0% -13.5% -2.9% 15.5% 4.3% -27.4% 13.7% -16.1%
Quick Ratio 1.23
1.38
1.78
2.15
1.77
1.69
1.96
2.09
1.50
1.72
1.53
growth rate 12.2% 29.0% 20.8% -17.7% -4.5% 16.0% 6.6% -28.2% 14.7% -11.1%
Leverage 1.92
1.80
1.92
2.39
2.42
2.35
2.48
3.09
3.02
3.10
3.64
growth rate -6.3% 6.7% 24.5% 1.3% -2.9% 5.5% 24.6% -2.3% 2.7% 17.4%
Balance Sheet Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17 Dec '18
Acct.Receivable 1,351.00
1,414.00
1,538.00
1,420.00
1,521.00
1,685.00
1,486.00
growth rate 4.7% 8.8% -7.7% 7.1% 10.8% -11.8%
Acct.Payable 201.00
198.00
192.00
226.00
300.00
344.00
362.00
growth rate -1.5% -3.0% 17.7% 32.7% 14.7% 5.2%
Cur.Assets 2,521.00
2,561.00
3,119.00
3,277.00
2,611.00
3,140.00
3,301.00
growth rate 1.6% 21.8% 5.1% -20.3% 20.3% 5.1%
Total Assets 4,991.00
5,039.00
5,767.00
5,894.00
5,349.00
5,943.00
6,068.00
growth rate 1.0% 14.5% 2.2% -9.3% 11.1% 2.1%
Cash 970.00
964.00
1,341.00
1,490.00
975.00
1,383.00
1,743.00
growth rate -0.6% 39.1% 11.1% -34.6% 41.9% 26.0%
Inventory 95.00
98.00
118.00
101.00
103.00
46.00
46.00
growth rate 3.2% 20.4% -14.4% 2.0% -55.3% 0.0%
Cur.Liabilities 1,223.00
1,278.00
1,345.00
1,852.00
1,488.00
1,581.00
1,975.00
growth rate 4.5% 5.2% 37.7% -19.7% 6.3% 24.9%
Liabilities 2,873.00
2,827.00
3,364.00
3,913.00
3,496.00
3,938.00
4,325.00
growth rate -1.6% 19.0% 16.3% -10.7% 12.6% 9.8%
LT Debt 1,302.00
1,292.00
1,672.00
1,723.00
1,718.00
2,089.00
2,110.00
growth rate -0.8% 29.4% 3.1% -0.3% 21.6% 1.0%
Equity 2,327.00
1,906.00
1,773.00
1,919.00
1,668.00
growth rate -18.1% -7.0% 8.2% -13.1%
Common Shares 763.00
753.00
761.00
762.00
767.00
771.00
770.00
763.00
759.00
754.00
761.00
growth rate -1.3% 1.1% 0.1% 0.7% 0.5% -0.1% -0.9% -0.5% -0.7% 0.9%
Cash Flow Statement Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17 Dec '18
Capital Expenditures 352.00
327.00
305.00
301.00
289.00
298.00
304.00
growth rate -7.1% -6.7% -1.3% -4.0% 3.1% 2.0%
Cash Dividends 499.00
522.00
517.00
528.00
573.00
growth rate 4.6% -1.0% 2.1% 8.5%
Cash From OA 798.00
948.00
912.00
959.00
1,014.00
987.00
1,074.00
growth rate 18.8% -3.8% 5.2% 5.7% -2.7% 8.8%
FCF per Share 0.67
0.79
0.73
0.65
0.59
0.73
0.75
0.85
0.94
0.94
0.88
growth rate 17.9% -7.6% -11.0% -9.2% 23.7% 2.7% 13.3% 10.6% 0.0% -6.4%
Sale Purchase of Stock 31.00
81.00
70.00
58.00
growth rate 161.3% -13.6% -17.1%
FCF 548.00
619.00
522.00
345.00
413.00
591.00
607.00
658.00
725.00
689.00
770.00
growth rate 13.0% -15.7% -33.9% 19.7% 43.1% 2.7% 8.4% 10.2% -5.0% 11.8%
Income Statement Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17 Dec '18
Sales 5,569.00
5,830.00
5,883.00
5,712.00
5,985.00
6,349.00
6,706.00
growth rate 4.7% 0.9% -2.9% 4.8% 6.1% 5.6%
Op.Income 579.00
918.00
950.00
849.00
846.00
921.00
946.00
growth rate 58.6% 3.5% -10.6% -0.4% 8.9% 2.7%
IBT 900.00
779.00
771.00
851.00
908.00
growth rate -13.4% -1.0% 10.4% 6.7%
Net Income 579.00
600.00
629.00
549.00
543.00
621.00
643.00
growth rate 3.6% 4.8% -12.7% -1.1% 14.4% 3.5%
EPS 0.91
0.75
0.77
0.70
0.71
0.78
0.82
0.72
0.71
0.82
0.84
growth rate -17.6% 2.7% -9.1% 1.4% 9.9% 5.1% -12.2% -1.4% 15.5% 2.4%
Gross Profit 2,492.00
2,597.00
2,629.00
2,518.00
2,607.00
2,760.00
2,896.00
growth rate 4.2% 1.2% -4.2% 3.5% 5.9% 4.9%

Quarterly Statements

Item Name Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18 Dec '18
Earnings BIT 255.50
205.50
205.50
267.50
267.50
growth rate -19.6% 0.0% 30.2% 0.0%
Balance Sheet Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18 Dec '18
Acct.Receivable 1,579.00
1,270.00
1,270.00
1,486.00
1,486.00
growth rate -19.6% 0.0% 17.0% 0.0%
Acct.Payable 344.00
643.00
643.00
362.00
362.00
growth rate 86.9% 0.0% -43.7% 0.0%
Cur.Assets 3,140.00
2,687.00
2,687.00
3,301.00
3,301.00
growth rate -14.4% 0.0% 22.9% 0.0%
Total Assets 5,943.00
5,530.00
5,530.00
6,068.00
6,068.00
growth rate -7.0% 0.0% 9.7% 0.0%
Cash 1,383.00
943.00
943.00
1,743.00
1,743.00
growth rate -31.8% 0.0% 84.8% 0.0%
Inventory 152.00
46.00
46.00
growth rate -32.9% 0.0%
Cur.Liabilities 1,581.00
1,911.00
1,911.00
1,975.00
1,975.00
growth rate 20.9% 0.0% 3.4% 0.0%
Liabilities 3,938.00
3,864.00
3,864.00
4,325.00
4,325.00
growth rate -1.9% 0.0% 11.9% 0.0%
LT Debt 2,089.00
1,713.00
1,713.00
2,110.00
2,110.00
growth rate -18.0% 0.0% 23.2% 0.0%
Equity 1,919.00
1,572.00
1,572.00
1,668.00
1,668.00
growth rate -18.1% 0.0% 6.1% 0.0%
Common Shares 8.00
1,572.00
1,572.00
8.00
8.00
growth rate 19,550.0% 0.0% -99.5% 0.0%
Cash Flow Statement Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18 Dec '18
Capital Expenditures 89.50
70.00
70.00
82.00
82.00
growth rate -21.8% 0.0% 17.1% 0.0%
Cash Dividends 286.50
286.50
286.50
growth rate 0.0% 0.0%
Cash From OA 329.00
158.00
158.00
379.00
379.00
growth rate -52.0% 0.0% 139.9% 0.0%
Sale Purchase of Stock 26.50
26.00
26.00
growth rate -1.9% 0.0%
FCF 239.50
88.00
88.00
297.00
297.00
growth rate -63.3% 0.0% 237.5% 0.0%
Income Statement Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18 Dec '18
Sales 1,651.00
1,653.00
1,653.00
1,700.00
1,700.00
growth rate 0.1% 0.0% 2.8% 0.0%
Op.Income 255.50
205.50
205.50
267.50
267.50
growth rate -19.6% 0.0% 30.2% 0.0%
IBT 233.00
195.00
195.00
259.00
259.00
growth rate -16.3% 0.0% 32.8% 0.0%
Net Income 172.50
137.00
137.00
184.50
184.50
growth rate -20.6% 0.0% 34.7% 0.0%
Gross Profit 731.00
703.50
703.50
744.50
744.50
growth rate -3.8% 0.0% 5.8% 0.0%

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:

E (30.38)

YOY Growth Grade:

E (25.58)

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 30.61 30.61
EPS / Growth 0.82

Value Price & Investment Recovery Time

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

Equity Growth Rate: 1.0%

Estimates Pessimistic Moderate Optimistic My Numbers
Rate of Return 15.0%
MOS Price % 50 %
Future EPS Growth 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%
Future PE 0.01 1.01 1.01
Future EPS 0.91 0.91 0.91
Value Price
MOS %
0.00
-100.0%
0.23
-99.1%
0.23
-99.1%
MOS Price 0.00 0.11 0.11
IRT 26.60 26.60 26.60

Graham Number:

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

Read more about Graham Number in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

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