BVRDF:OTC-Bureau Veritas SA (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Consulting Services | OTC

Last Closing Price

USD 28.21

Change

+1.25 (+4.64)%

Market Cap

USD 12.51B

Volume

200.00

Average Target Price

N/A
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Bureau Veritas SA provides testing, inspection, and certification services in the areas of quality, health and safety, environmental protection, efficiency, and social responsibility. It operates through six segments: Marine & Offshore; Agri-Food & Commodities; Industry; Buildings & Infrastructure; Certification; and Consumer Products. The company engages in inspecting, testing, auditing, and certifying the products, assets, and management systems of its clients related to regulatory or self-imposed standards, as well as the issuance of compliance reports. It also provides laboratory and on-site testing and analyses services to determine the characteristics of a product or material; inspection services, including visual inspections and verification of documents, and manufacturing supervision, as well as electronic, electrical, mechanical, and software testing; and certification services for management systems, products, and people, as well as cross-market services. The company serves the automotive and transport, buildings and infrastructure, chemicals, commodities and agriculture, consumer products and retail, financial services and public, food, marine and offshore, oil and gas, and power and utilities markets. It operates approximately in 140 countries through a network of 1,500 offices and laboratories. Bureau Veritas SA was founded in 1828 and is based in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France.

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Consulting Services)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 5.42% 50% F 52% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 5.42% 50% F 52% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 2.32% 43% F 47% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 2.32% 43% F 46% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 47.31% 32% F 57% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 47.31% 32% F 56% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 4.88% 26% F 52% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 4.88% 26% F 48% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 19.05% 86% B 75% C
Risk Adjusted Return 25.63% 35% F 58% F
Market Capitalization 12.51B 86% B 91% A-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Consulting Services)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 31.28 57% F 24% F
Price/Book Ratio 8.73 45% F 17% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 15.24 29% F 12% F
EV/EBITDA 18.55 57% F 20% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 15.54% 65% D 86% B
Return on Invested Capital 11.82% 49% F 74% C
Return on Assets 4.44% 69% D+ 83% B
Debt to Equity Ratio 230.93% 5% F 6% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta 1.02 42% F 44% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Poor capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Higly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector