Baccarat S.A. (ENXTPA:BCRA)’s Target Porfolio Weight Shifts to 0.07000 After -0.02978 Sales Growth

Baccarat S.A. (ENXTPA:BCRA) have seen a year over year change of sales growth of -0.02978.  The 190313 market value company based out of France is an important player in the Household Goods & Home Construction sector.

While sales growth can be a key driver for a company’s stock performance, there are many other factors to consider as well.  Here we’ll take a look at several other notable indicators.

When undertaking stock analysis, investors might be searching for companies that are presently undervalued. Undervalued stocks may provide a higher chance of realizing big gains. Finding undervalued stocks that are high quality can be the biggest challenge for the investor. Many investors will dig into the numbers and look for companies that have been consistently making lots of money and performing well on the earnings front. 

Baccarat S.A. (ENXTPA:BCRA)  closed the recent session at 200.000000 with a market value of $190313.

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Turning to some key growth data as decimals. One year cash flow growth ratio is calculated on a trailing 12 months basis and is a one year percentage growth of a firm’s cash flow from operations. This number stands at -0.40378 for Baccarat S.A. (ENXTPA:BCRA). The one year Growth EBIT ratio stands at 0.01024 and is a calculation of one year growth in earnings before interest and taxes. The one year EBITDA growth number holds at -0.06624 which is calculated similarly to EBIT Growth with just the addition of amortization.

Taking even a further look we note that the 1 year Free Cash Flow (FCF) Growth is at -0.22904. The one year growth in Net Profit after Tax is 0.16316 and lastly sales growth was -0.02978.

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Baccarat S.A. (ENXTPA:BCRA) has a current suggested portfolio ownership target rate of 0.07000 (as a decimal) ownership.  Target weight is the volatility adjusted recommended position size for a stock in your portfolio.  The maximum target weight is 7% for any given stock.  The indicator is based off of the 100 day volatility reading and calculates a target weight accordingly.  The more recent volatility of a stock, the lower the target weight will be.  The 3-month volatility stands at 31.599100 (decimal), the 6-month at 28.530100 and the 12-month at 13.730700.  This is the normal returns and standard deviation of the stock price over three months annualized.

Taking look at some key returns and margins data we can note the following: Baccarat S.A. (ENXTPA:BCRA) has Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) of 0.093780, with a 5-year average of 0.010188 and an ROIC quality score of 3.069202. Why is ROIC important? It’s one of the most fundamental metrics in determining the value of a given stock. It helps potential investors determine if the firm is using it’s invested capital to return profits.

Changing lanes and looking at some Debt ratios, Baccarat S.A. (ENXTPA:BCRA) has a debt to equity ratio of 0.72504 and a Free Cash Flow to Debt ratio of 0.073941.  This ratio provides insight as to how high the firm’s total debt is compared to its free cash flow generated.  In terms of Net Debt to EBIT, that ratio stands at 0.95626.  This ratio reveals how easily a company is able to pay interest and capital on its net outstanding debt.  The lower the ratio the better as that indicates that the company is able to meet its interest and capital payments. Lastly we’ll take note of the Net Debt to Market Value ratio.  Baccarat S.A.’s ND to MV current stands at 0.050535. This ratio is calculated as follows: Net debt (Total debt minus Cash ) / Market value of the company.

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