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Market Price

44.22 

0.38 0.9%

as of May 20 '20

52 Week Range:

41.86 74.75


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General Info


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S2O Stock Analyzer - Financial Statements

Financial Statements


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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


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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.

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Value Price


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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 Europe, Cello®, Conté®, BIC FlexTM, Lucky Stationery, Made For YOUTM, Soleil®, Tipp-Ex®, Wite-Out® and more, and internationally. The company offers stationery products, including ball pens, ink, dry gel pens, fineliner pens, graphite pencils, coloring pencils, coloring felt pens, poster paints, water colors, plasticines, double-sided dry eraser whiteboards, mini pocket mouse decor, glue stock décor, markers, stickers, graphic pencils, mechanical pencils, sticky notes, printing products, dyes, leads, writing instruments, and correction and adhesive tapes, as well as crayons, arts and crafts kits, correction fluids, correction pens, and erasers. It also provides classic, electronic, decorated, and multipurpose lighters; and shavers for men and women. 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; production of industrial equipment; and manufacture and distribution of IT solutions and consumer products, as well as real estate and insurance activities. The company offers its products primarily under the BIC, Tipp-Ex, Wite-Out, Cello, BIC Kids, Conté, BIC Flex, Lucky Stationery, Made For YOU, BIC Graphic, and BIC Soleil brands through points-of-sale, individual kiosks, and micro-shops, as well as an e-commerce site. 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 '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17 Dec '18 Dec '19
Equity (BVPS) 26.91
29.67
29.87
30.91
30.89
30.82
35.86
35.10
37.27
34.60
33.97
growth rate 10.3% 0.7% 3.5% -0.1% -0.2% 16.4% -2.1% 6.2% -7.2% -1.8%
Earnings BIT 218.75
302.82
348.84
380.96
343.38
368.82
419.62
408.90
400.83
352.79
332.52
growth rate 38.4% 15.2% 9.2% -9.9% 7.4% 13.8% -2.6% -2.0% -12.0% -5.8%
Avg.PE 15.41
14.99
14.06
16.67
17.54
23.49
18.13
21.54
13.39
21.54
16.13
growth rate -2.7% -6.2% 18.6% 5.2% 33.9% -22.8% 18.8% -37.8% 60.9% -25.1%
ROA 8.29
10.24
11.59
12.33
11.02
11.34
13.09
9.77
11.70
7.35
7.40
growth rate 23.5% 13.2% 6.4% -10.6% 2.9% 15.4% -25.4% 19.8% -37.2% 0.7%
ROE 12.26
15.09
16.34
17.76
16.49
17.18
18.75
13.71
16.49
10.37
10.85
growth rate 23.1% 8.3% 8.7% -7.2% 4.2% 9.1% -26.9% 20.3% -37.1% 4.6%
ROIC 11.56
14.01
15.78
17.20
15.54
15.77
17.79
13.06
15.97
10.12
10.32
growth rate 21.2% 12.6% 9.0% -9.7% 1.5% 12.8% -26.6% 22.3% -36.6% 2.0%
Cur. Ratio 3.42
3.50
3.63
3.71
3.13
3.69
3.71
2.97
3.10
2.71
2.54
growth rate 2.3% 3.7% 2.2% -15.6% 17.9% 0.5% -20.0% 4.4% -12.6% -6.3%
Quick Ratio 2.38
2.26
2.16
2.36
1.96
2.36
2.36
1.76
1.80
1.58
1.53
growth rate -5.0% -4.4% 9.3% -17.0% 20.4% 0.0% -25.4% 2.3% -12.2% -3.2%
Leverage 1.56
1.40
1.42
1.46
1.53
1.50
1.37
1.44
1.38
1.44
1.49
growth rate -10.3% 1.4% 2.8% 4.8% -2.0% -8.7% 5.1% -4.2% 4.4% 3.5%
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 344.34
389.00
417.00
446.00
453.84
453.77
439.98
483.10
476.75
534.68
545.61
growth rate 13.0% 7.2% 7.0% 1.8% 0.0% -3.0% 9.8% -1.3% 12.2% 2.0%
Acct.Payable 130.00
111.00
112.00
115.39
119.11
124.87
118.68
125.54
137.73
126.40
growth rate -14.6% 0.9% 3.0% 3.2% 4.8% -5.0% 5.8% 9.7% -8.2%
Cur.Assets 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
1,208.97
1,243.02
growth rate -2.3% 2.2% 3.4% -2.2% 9.9% 5.2% 1.4% -17.3% 2.2% 2.8%
Total Assets 2,029.10
2,024.00
2,082.00
2,190.00
2,207.84
2,428.91
2,536.19
2,573.68
2,406.87
2,366.97
2,392.19
growth rate -0.3% 2.9% 5.2% 0.8% 10.0% 4.4% 1.5% -6.5% -1.7% 1.1%
Cash 480.30
371.00
301.00
287.00
243.21
352.15
385.16
243.76
188.63
157.53
198.56
growth rate -22.8% -18.9% -4.7% -15.3% 44.8% 9.4% -36.7% -22.6% -16.5% 26.0%
Inventory 300.97
344.00
411.00
405.00
414.20
441.14
478.41
468.14
430.40
449.15
455.64
growth rate 14.3% 19.5% -1.5% 2.3% 6.5% 8.5% -2.2% -8.1% 4.4% 1.5%
Cur.Liabilities 352.08
337.00
332.00
337.00
390.24
361.87
379.94
481.83
387.18
446.72
488.45
growth rate -4.3% -1.5% 1.5% 15.8% -7.3% 5.0% 26.8% -19.6% 15.4% 9.3%
Liabilities 725.10
580.00
617.00
697.00
737.93
781.34
686.65
781.07
705.04
741.70
784.11
growth rate -20.0% 6.4% 13.0% 5.9% 5.9% -12.1% 13.8% -9.7% 5.2% 5.7%
LT Debt 161.50
1.00
1.60
1.50
61.47
77.07
0.01
0.01
52.16
0.00
2.90
growth rate -99.4% 60.0% -6.3% 3,997.9% 25.4% -100.0% -33.3% 869,300.0% -100.0% 96,466.7%
Equity 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
1,638.13
1,608.08
growth rate 10.8% 1.4% 1.9% -4.0% 13.0% 14.3% -3.1% -5.0% -3.9% -1.8%
Common Shares 48.00
49.00
48.00
48.00
48.00
48.00
48.00
47.00
47.00
46.00
45.00
growth rate 2.1% -2.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% -2.1% 0.0% -2.1% -2.2%
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 40.50
57.00
76.00
109.00
90.97
105.44
112.78
170.62
166.03
119.51
99.55
growth rate 40.7% 33.3% 43.4% -16.5% 15.9% 7.0% 51.3% -2.7% -28.0% -16.7%
Cash Dividends 65.00
116.40
90.60
189.50
120.80
122.41
134.83
159.65
161.05
157.76
155.23
growth rate 79.1% -22.2% 109.2% -36.3% 1.3% 10.2% 18.4% 0.9% -2.0% -1.6%
Cash From OA 343.10
260.00
201.00
303.00
328.52
348.99
367.15
298.74
380.56
303.91
318.18
growth rate -24.2% -22.7% 50.8% 8.4% 6.2% 5.2% -18.6% 27.4% -20.1% 4.7%
FCF per Share 6.00
4.08
3.49
3.70
4.35
4.47
5.20
4.02
2.82
5.08
3.93
growth rate -32.0% -14.5% 6.0% 17.6% 2.8% 16.3% -22.7% -29.9% 80.1% -22.6%
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 290.00
197.00
112.00
177.00
222.00
237.00
246.00
118.00
206.00
179.00
213.00
growth rate -32.1% -43.2% 58.0% 25.4% 6.8% 3.8% -52.0% 74.6% -13.1% 19.0%
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 1,562.70
1,832.00
1,824.00
1,899.00
1,887.81
1,979.12
1,993.42
2,025.77
2,041.41
1,949.76
1,949.43
growth rate 17.2% -0.4% 4.1% -0.6% 4.8% 0.7% 1.6% 0.8% -4.5% 0.0%
Op.Income 216.00
207.00
235.00
260.00
343.38
368.82
419.62
408.90
400.83
352.79
332.52
growth rate -4.2% 13.5% 10.6% 32.1% 7.4% 13.8% -2.6% -2.0% -12.0% -5.8%
IBT 218.70
302.80
344.90
375.50
348.23
380.40
456.96
408.19
398.06
261.59
251.45
growth rate 38.5% 13.9% 8.9% -7.3% 9.2% 20.1% -10.7% -2.5% -34.3% -3.9%
Net Income 151.70
207.00
235.00
260.00
241.49
262.08
325.06
249.69
288.30
173.35
176.10
growth rate 36.5% 13.5% 10.6% -7.1% 8.5% 24.0% -23.2% 15.5% -39.9% 1.6%
EPS 3.15
4.26
4.89
5.42
5.07
5.51
6.69
5.27
6.13
3.78
3.90
growth rate 35.2% 14.8% 10.8% -6.5% 8.7% 21.4% -21.2% 16.3% -38.3% 3.2%
Gross Profit 719.70
871.00
897.00
964.00
929.53
978.34
1,034.38
1,065.33
1,069.52
1,014.25
977.32
growth rate 21.0% 3.0% 7.5% -3.6% 5.3% 5.7% 3.0% 0.4% -5.2% -3.6%

Quarterly Statements

Item Name Mar '19 Jun '19 Sep '19 Dec '19 Mar '20
Earnings BIT 54.60
98.46
83.10
123.32
23.00
growth rate 80.3% -15.6% 48.4% -81.4%
Balance Sheet Mar '19 Jun '19 Sep '19 Dec '19 Mar '20
Acct.Receivable 639.62
545.61
growth rate -7.6%
Acct.Payable 151.03
126.40
growth rate -8.5%
Cur.Assets 1,242.30
1,380.29
1,279.30
1,243.02
1,295.00
growth rate 11.1% -7.3% -2.8% 4.2%
Total Assets 2,402.10
2,540.31
2,448.60
2,392.19
2,415.50
growth rate 5.8% -3.6% -2.3% 1.0%
Cash 160.50
182.34
118.70
198.56
268.30
growth rate 13.6% -34.9% 67.3% 35.1%
Inventory 494.76
455.64
growth rate -4.0%
Cur.Liabilities 462.10
696.57
535.60
488.45
584.80
growth rate 50.7% -23.1% -8.8% 19.7%
Liabilities 759.10
1,011.86
849.60
784.11
868.00
growth rate 33.3% -16.0% -7.7% 10.7%
LT Debt 2.85
2.90
growth rate 0.9%
Equity 1,643.00
1,528.44
1,599.00
1,608.08
1,547.50
growth rate -7.0% 4.6% 0.6% -3.8%
Common Shares 1,643.00
175.76
1,599.00
173.93
1,547.50
growth rate -89.3% 809.8% -89.1% 789.7%
Cash Flow Statement Mar '19 Jun '19 Sep '19 Dec '19 Mar '20
Capital Expenditures 23.12
23.12
23.12
31.65
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 36.9%
Cash Dividends 0.03
0.03
0.03
0.03
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Cash From OA 150.07
150.07
150.07
88.48
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% -41.0%
Sale Purchase of Stock
growth rate
FCF 126.94
126.94
126.94
56.83
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% -55.2%
Income Statement Mar '19 Jun '19 Sep '19 Dec '19 Mar '20
Sales 415.40
544.80
488.00
501.23
357.00
growth rate 31.2% -10.4% 2.7% -28.8%
Op.Income 54.60
98.46
83.10
123.32
23.00
growth rate 80.3% -15.6% 48.4% -81.4%
IBT 55.40
69.03
87.50
39.45
34.70
growth rate 24.6% 26.8% -54.9% -12.0%
Net Income 39.30
50.29
63.00
23.50
25.00
growth rate 28.0% 25.3% -62.7% 6.4%
EPS
growth rate
Gross Profit 211.30
267.25
250.40
248.42
182.40
growth rate 26.5% -6.3% -0.8% -26.6%

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:

F (10.22)

YOY Growth Grade:

E (28.53)

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Market Ratios

Profitability Ratios

Liquidity Ratios

Efficiency Ratios

Value Price

PE and EPS

Historical Current Forward
PE 12.32 12.32 8.02
EPS / Growth 4.0% 3.59 -2.6%

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 2.00 7.45 7.45
Future EPS 3.96 3.96 3.96
Value Price
MOS %
1.96
-95.6%
7.30
-83.5%
7.30
-83.5%
MOS Price 0.98 3.65 3.65
IRT 11.57 11.57 11.57

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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