Market Price

18.30 

-0.66 -3.5%

as of May 19 '20

52 Week Range:

12.54 35.25


Stock Analyzer Tutorials

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

Mersen SA manufactures and sells electrical power products and advanced materials France, North America, rest of Europe, the Asia-Pacific, and internationally. It operates through Advanced Materials and Electrical Power segments. The Advanced Materials segment offers anticorrosion equipment, graphite specialties, and power transfer technologies. The Electrical Power segment provides power management solutions, and electrical protection and control products. Its products include anticorrosion equipment, such as heat exchangers; columns, reactors, and pressure vessels; Graphilor graphite bursting discs; piping and fitting; corrosion resistant materials; process technologies; and after-sales and maintenance services for anticorrosion equipment, as well as and technical solutions for motor and generator applications comprising carbon brushes, brush-holders, brush-rockers, slip-ring assemblies, signal transmission systems, pantograph strips, and current collectors. The company also offers isostatic and extruded graphite, carbon insulation products, carbon/carbon composite products, sintered silicon carbide products, and flexible graphite. In addition, it offers fuses, DC protection products for electric vehicles and batteries, cooling solutions, bus bars, high speed fuses, and aluminum electrolytic and film capacitors; and IEC and UL/CSA low voltage general purpose fuses and fusegears, high and medium voltage fuses, and power transfers for rail vehicles, as well as surge protection, lightning protection, and power monitoring products. The company serves energy, electronics, transportation, corrosive chemicals, and process industries, as well as other markets comprising building, elevator, defense, HVAC, and outdoor LED lighting markets. The company was formerly known as Groupe Carbone Lorraine SA and changed its name to Mersen SA in 2010. Mersen SA was founded in 1892 and is headquartered in Paris, 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 '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17 Dec '18 Dec '19
Equity (BVPS) 16.15
23.33
23.27
26.68
23.97
21.28
23.90
22.58
22.41
23.12
24.78
growth rate 44.5% -0.3% 14.7% -10.2% -11.2% 12.3% -5.5% -0.8% 3.2% 7.2%
Earnings BIT 35.20
62.80
88.20
51.10
58.60
58.60
57.30
55.20
73.00
90.30
100.50
growth rate 78.4% 40.5% -42.1% 14.7% 0.0% -2.2% -3.7% 32.3% 23.7% 11.3%
Avg.PE 17.67
16.98
8.35
13.16
-13.10
-13.10
-13.10
290.72
93.60
12.70
6.45
growth rate -3.9% -50.8% 57.6% -100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% -67.8% -86.4% -49.2%
ROA 1.61
4.12
5.58
0.54
-3.01
0.22
0.13
0.18
3.85
5.55
5.01
growth rate 155.9% 35.4% -90.3% -100.0% 100.0% -40.9% 38.5% 2,038.9% 44.2% -9.7%
ROE 3.96
8.52
11.23
1.07
-6.08
0.47
0.28
0.38
7.99
11.62
10.86
growth rate 115.2% 31.8% -90.5% -100.0% 100.0% -40.4% 35.7% 2,002.6% 45.4% -6.5%
ROIC 3.40
6.43
8.07
1.69
-3.09
1.18
1.03
1.19
6.76
9.11
8.32
growth rate 89.1% 25.5% -79.1% -100.0% 100.0% -12.7% 15.5% 468.1% 34.8% -8.7%
Cur. Ratio 1.45
1.74
2.18
1.92
1.68
1.80
1.67
1.39
1.55
1.22
1.92
growth rate 20.0% 25.3% -11.9% -12.5% 7.1% -7.2% -16.8% 11.5% -21.3% 57.4%
Quick Ratio 0.72
0.91
1.12
1.10
1.05
1.07
0.93
0.78
0.91
0.64
1.02
growth rate 26.4% 23.1% -1.8% -4.6% 1.9% -13.1% -16.1% 16.7% -29.7% 59.4%
Leverage 2.08
2.06
1.97
1.95
2.11
2.20
2.14
2.11
2.04
2.14
2.19
growth rate -1.0% -4.4% -1.0% 8.2% 4.3% -2.7% -1.4% -3.3% 4.9% 2.3%
Balance Sheet Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17 Dec '18 Dec '19
Acct.Receivable 92.00
117.70
128.00
134.00
134.80
136.20
141.20
145.50
145.80
181.80
182.40
growth rate 27.9% 8.8% 4.7% 0.6% 1.0% 3.7% 3.1% 0.2% 24.7% 0.3%
Acct.Payable 61.00
58.90
60.60
56.30
61.60
60.00
71.80
60.60
growth rate -3.4% 2.9% -7.1% 9.4% -2.6% 19.7% -15.6%
Cur.Assets 297.50
362.10
400.00
344.00
321.90
349.50
349.50
335.10
343.70
432.10
452.50
growth rate 21.7% 10.5% -14.0% -6.4% 8.6% 0.0% -4.1% 2.6% 25.7% 4.7%
Total Assets 874.80
989.70
1,051.50
1,011.00
932.60
1,003.30
1,019.10
1,001.20
949.90
1,084.50
1,200.90
growth rate 13.1% 6.2% -3.9% -7.8% 7.6% 1.6% -1.8% -5.1% 14.2% 10.7%
Cash 32.90
48.30
52.20
21.00
20.20
37.60
22.40
29.20
25.90
34.80
45.20
growth rate 46.8% 8.1% -59.8% -3.8% 86.1% -40.4% 30.4% -11.3% 34.4% 29.9%
Inventory 138.50
168.00
188.70
174.00
154.30
162.40
168.20
152.60
158.80
198.60
207.00
growth rate 21.3% 12.3% -7.8% -11.3% 5.3% 3.6% -9.3% 4.1% 25.1% 4.2%
Cur.Liabilities 205.80
207.80
183.90
179.00
192.10
194.10
208.90
241.70
221.20
353.00
235.20
growth rate 1.0% -11.5% -2.7% 7.3% 1.0% 7.6% 15.7% -8.5% 59.6% -33.4%
Liabilities 449.90
496.00
508.60
512.00
479.80
536.40
529.10
508.60
465.90
556.40
630.30
growth rate 10.3% 2.5% 0.7% -6.3% 11.8% -1.4% -3.9% -8.4% 19.4% 13.3%
LT Debt 192.70
227.10
261.70
234.00
190.00
228.90
211.10
161.80
154.40
109.40
235.40
growth rate 17.9% 15.2% -10.6% -18.8% 20.5% -7.8% -23.4% -4.6% -29.2% 115.2%
Equity 424.90
493.70
542.90
499.20
442.80
455.20
476.70
474.60
466.40
506.30
548.60
growth rate 16.2% 10.0% -8.1% -11.3% 2.8% 4.7% -0.4% -1.7% 8.6% 8.4%
Common Shares 17.00
20.00
21.00
21.00
21.00
21.00
21.00
21.00
21.00
21.00
21.00
growth rate 17.7% 5.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Cash Flow Statement Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17 Dec '18 Dec '19
Capital Expenditures 42.50
36.30
48.10
42.00
26.80
31.60
33.20
30.40
34.90
55.20
65.30
growth rate -14.6% 32.5% -12.7% -36.2% 17.9% 5.1% -8.4% 14.8% 58.2% 18.3%
Cash Dividends 2.50
3.50
5.20
19.40
2.90
9.30
10.30
10.30
10.20
15.30
19.70
growth rate 40.0% 48.6% 273.1% -85.1% 220.7% 10.8% 0.0% -1.0% 50.0% 28.8%
Cash From OA 95.30
97.50
62.50
102.00
77.70
65.00
46.80
80.50
64.20
91.30
123.10
growth rate 2.3% -35.9% 63.2% -23.8% -16.3% -28.0% 72.0% -20.3% 42.2% 34.8%
FCF per Share 0.18
2.65
0.73
1.72
1.99
2.11
0.54
1.95
1.68
1.00
1.83
growth rate 1,372.2% -72.5% 135.6% 15.7% 6.0% -74.4% 261.1% -13.9% -40.5% 83.0%
Sale Purchase of Stock 2.00
2.00
2.00
2.00
3.30
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 65.0%
FCF 51.00
31.00
14.00
60.00
50.00
30.00
10.00
47.00
26.00
33.00
53.00
growth rate -39.2% -54.8% 328.6% -16.7% -40.0% -66.7% 370.0% -44.7% 26.9% 60.6%
Income Statement Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17 Dec '18 Dec '19
Sales 587.30
741.20
829.60
811.00
738.80
726.10
767.60
759.00
809.20
878.50
950.20
growth rate 26.2% 11.9% -2.2% -8.9% -1.7% 5.7% -1.1% 6.6% 8.6% 8.2%
Op.Income 45.60
73.60
98.40
35.00
58.60
58.60
57.30
55.20
73.00
90.30
100.50
growth rate 61.4% 33.7% -64.4% 67.4% 0.0% -2.2% -3.7% 32.3% 23.7% 11.3%
IBT 35.20
62.80
88.20
52.40
-1.70
11.70
25.70
19.80
54.30
77.50
77.70
growth rate 78.4% 40.5% -40.6% -100.0% 100.0% 119.7% -23.0% 174.2% 42.7% 0.3%
Net Income 14.90
39.80
56.90
35.00
-29.20
2.10
1.30
1.80
37.60
56.50
57.30
growth rate 167.1% 43.0% -38.5% -100.0% 100.0% -38.1% 38.5% 1,988.9% 50.3% 1.4%
EPS 0.85
1.88
2.73
0.31
-1.43
0.10
0.06
0.08
1.76
2.66
2.68
growth rate 121.2% 45.2% -88.6% -100.0% 100.0% -40.0% 33.3% 2,100.0% 51.1% 0.8%
Gross Profit 174.80
231.10
264.40
243.00
213.40
221.60
232.40
230.60
256.00
285.10
300.20
growth rate 32.2% 14.4% -8.1% -12.2% 3.8% 4.9% -0.8% 11.0% 11.4% 5.3%

Quarterly Statements

Item Name Dec '18 Mar '19 Jun '19 Sep '19 Dec '19
Earnings BIT 22.25
27.15
27.15
24.55
24.55
growth rate 22.0% 0.0% -9.6% 0.0%
Balance Sheet Dec '18 Mar '19 Jun '19 Sep '19 Dec '19
Acct.Receivable 181.80
203.50
203.50
182.40
182.40
growth rate 11.9% 0.0% -10.4% 0.0%
Acct.Payable 71.80
72.30
72.30
60.60
60.60
growth rate 0.7% 0.0% -16.2% 0.0%
Cur.Assets 432.10
509.00
509.00
452.50
452.50
growth rate 17.8% 0.0% -11.1% 0.0%
Total Assets 1,084.50
1,225.50
1,225.50
1,200.90
1,200.90
growth rate 13.0% 0.0% -2.0% 0.0%
Cash 34.80
74.00
74.00
45.20
45.20
growth rate 112.6% 0.0% -38.9% 0.0%
Inventory 198.60
218.10
218.10
207.00
207.00
growth rate 9.8% 0.0% -5.1% 0.0%
Cur.Liabilities 353.00
292.20
292.20
235.20
235.20
growth rate -17.2% 0.0% -19.5% 0.0%
Liabilities 556.40
689.10
689.10
630.30
630.30
growth rate 23.9% 0.0% -8.5% 0.0%
LT Debt 109.40
237.00
237.00
235.40
235.40
growth rate 116.6% 0.0% -0.7% 0.0%
Equity 506.30
513.60
513.60
548.60
548.60
growth rate 1.4% 0.0% 6.8% 0.0%
Common Shares 41.50
41.70
41.70
41.70
41.70
growth rate 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Cash Flow Statement Dec '18 Mar '19 Jun '19 Sep '19 Dec '19
Capital Expenditures 18.00
10.45
10.45
growth rate -41.9% 0.0%
Cash Dividends 7.65
growth rate
Cash From OA 36.70
13.10
13.10
growth rate -64.3% 0.0%
Sale Purchase of Stock
growth rate
FCF 18.70
2.65
2.65
growth rate -85.8% 0.0%
Income Statement Dec '18 Mar '19 Jun '19 Sep '19 Dec '19
Sales 224.10
241.85
241.85
233.25
233.25
growth rate 7.9% 0.0% -3.6% 0.0%
Op.Income 22.25
27.15
27.15
24.55
24.55
growth rate 22.0% 0.0% -9.6% 0.0%
IBT 18.95
22.15
22.15
16.70
16.70
growth rate 16.9% 0.0% -24.6% 0.0%
Net Income 14.30
16.40
16.40
12.25
12.25
growth rate 14.7% 0.0% -25.3% 0.0%
Gross Profit 72.05
76.35
76.35
73.75
73.75
growth rate 6.0% 0.0% -3.4% 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:

C (54.62)

YOY Growth Grade:

E (24.59)

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 7.59 6.83 10.92
EPS / Growth -64.7% 2.68 63.6%

Value Price & Investment Recovery Time

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

Equity Growth Rate: 3.8%

Estimates Pessimistic Moderate Optimistic My Numbers
Rate of Return 15.0%
MOS Price % 50 %
Future EPS Growth 1.0% 2.4% 2.4%
Future PE 2.00 7.77 7.77
Future EPS 2.96 3.40 3.40
Value Price
MOS %
1.46
-92.0%
6.52
-64.3%
6.52
-64.3%
MOS Price 0.73 3.26 3.26
IRT 6.57 6.26 6.26

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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