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SGSN - SGS SA Share Price

CHF2291 9.0  0.4%

Last Trade - 30/10/20

Large Cap
Market Cap £14.58bn
Enterprise Value £16.25bn
Revenue £4.98bn
Position in Universe 78th / 1054
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Relative Strength (%)
1m -1.72%
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52w High -20.3%
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Financial Summary
Year End 31st Dec 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020E 2021E CAGR / Avg
5,883 5,712 5,985 6,349 6,706 6,600 5,679 5,959 +2.3%
+5.4 -13.0 +24.3 +5.5 +5.7 -59.6 +83.6 +17.8
Balance Sheet
FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the six months ended 30 June 2020, SGS SArevenues decreased 21% to SF2.65B. Net income decreased 55%to SF171M. Revenues reflect Oil, Gas & Chemical Servicessegment decrease of 37% to SF388M, Industrial segmentdecrease of 14% to SF407M, Agriculture Food and Lifesegment decrease of 12% to SF460M. Net income also reflectsOil, Gas & Chemical Services segment income decrease of 90%to SF32M.
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Profile Summary

SGS SA is a Switzerland-based company that provides inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Inspection comprises checking the condition and weight of traded goods at transshipment, quality and quantity control, and compliance with regulatory requirements. Testing services are provided through a global network of testing facilities and test the quality, safety and performance of products against health, safety and regulatory standards. Certification services confirm if products, processes, systems or services are compliant with either national or international standards and regulations or customer defined standards. Verification focuses on ensuring that products and services comply with global standards and local regulations. Additionally, the Company offers training services through SGS Academy.

Last Annual December 31st, 2019
Last Interim June 30th, 2020
Incorporated October 6, 1919
Public Since August 2, 1996
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 89,226
Sector Industrials
Industry Professional & Commercial Services
Index FTSEurofirst 300 Support Services , FTSEurofirst 300 , FTSEurofirst 300 Ex Eurozone, FTSEurofirst 300 Ex UK,
Exchange SIX Swiss Exchange (VTX)
Shares in Issue 7,551,408
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Upcoming Events for SGSN
Thursday 5th November, 2020
SGS SA Investor Day
Saturday 28th November, 2020
SGS SA at Deutsche Bank Business Services, Leisure and Transport Conference
Tuesday 8th December, 2020
SGS SA at Credit Suisse European Business Services Conference
Tuesday 8th December, 2020
SGS SA at Morgan Stanley Business Services Conference
Thursday 10th December, 2020
SGS SA at Berenberg Swiss Seminar
Thursday 28th January, 2021
Full Year 2020 SGS SA Earnings Release
Tuesday 23rd March, 2021
SGS SA Annual Shareholders Meeting
Frequently Asked Questions for SGS SA
What is the SGS SA share price?

As of 30/10/20, shares in SGS SA are trading at CHF2291, giving the company a market capitalisation of £14.58bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the SGS SA share price performed this year?

Shares in SGS SA are currently trading at CHF2291 and the price has moved by -10.79% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the SGS SA price has moved by 5.49% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for SGS SA?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for SGS SA, there are there are currently 1 "buy" , 10 "hold" and 2 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for SGS SA is Hold. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will SGS SA next release its financial results?

SGS SA is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-06-30
What is the SGS SA dividend yield?

The SGS SA dividend yield is 3.49% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does SGS SA pay a dividend?

Last year, SGS SA paid a total dividend of 80, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 3.49%. Looking ahead, SGS SA has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does SGS SA next pay dividends?

SGS SA has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on SGS SA shares is currently 3.49%.

How do I buy SGS SA shares?

To buy shares in SGS SA you'll need a share-dealing account with an online or offline stock broker. Once you have opened your account and transferred funds into it, you'll be able to search and select shares to buy and sell. You can use Stockopedia’s share research software to help you find the the kinds of shares that suit your investment strategy and objectives.

What is the market cap of SGS SA?

Shares in SGS SA are currently trading at CHF2291, giving the company a market capitalisation of £14.58bn.

Where are SGS SA shares listed? Where are SGS SA shares listed?

Here are the trading details for SGS SA:

Country of listing: Switzerland
Exchange: VTX
Ticker Symbol: SGSN
What kind of share is SGS SA?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, SGS SA is currently classified as a Falling Star. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a SGS SA share price forecast 2020?

Shares in SGS SA are currently priced at CHF2291. At that level they are trading at 3.86% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 0.00.

Analysts covering SGS SA currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 68.146 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the SGS SA share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like SGS SA. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 1.72%. At the current price of CHF2291, shares in SGS SA are trading at -3.37% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the SGS SA PE Ratio?

The SGS SA PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 31.77. The shares are currently trading at CHF2291.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of SGS SA?

SGS SA's management team is headed by:

Frankie Ng - CEO
Jeffrey McDonald - EVP
Alim Saidov - EVP
Peter Kalantzis - NEC
Olivier Coppey - EVP
Peter Possemiers - EVP
Paul Desmarais - NID
Roger Kamgaing - EVP
Derick Govender - EVP
Charles Wa Hoy - EVP
Wim van Loon - EVP
Luitpold von Finck - DRC
Calvin Grieder - DRC
Kory Sorenson - DRC
Dominik de Daniel - CFO
Who are the major shareholders of SGS SA?

Here are the top five shareholders of SGS SA based on the size of their shareholding:

Desmarais & Frère Families Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 18.91% (1.43m shares)
Credit Suisse Asset Management Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 13.36% (1.01m shares)
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 4.93% (373k shares)
MFS Investment Management Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 3.31% (250k shares)
Walter Scott & Partners Ltd. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 3.02% (228k shares)
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