Societe B I C SA (BB)
Societe BIC SA manufactures and distributes stationery products, lighters, and shavers. It operates through the following segments: Stationery Consumer, Lighters, Shavers, Other Consumer, and BIC Graphic. The Stationery Consumer segment covers writing, correction, marking, coloring, drawing, and other stationery products. The Lighters segment offers various lighters such as classics, electronics, decorated, lighter cases, and multi-purpose. The Shavers segment comprises shavers for men and women. The Other Consumer segment refers to BIC Sport surfboards, sales to tobacco shops, and BIC Phone. The BIC Graphic segment includes advertising and promotional products. The firm's brands include BIC, Tipp-Ex, Wite-Out, Sheaffer, BIC Kids, BIC Matic, and BIC Graphic. The company was founded by Marcel Bich and �douard Buffard on March 3, 1953 and is headquartered in Clichy, France.
|Market Price at 19-01-2018
|Price to Earnings Ratio
||4.546,43 € (million)
|Return on Equity (ROE)
Blog posts that reference Societe B I C SA:
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
On Friday, 15 September 2017, S&P Global Ratings upgraded Portugal’s sovereign rating to investment grade. The agency revised Portugal’s sovereign rating upward by one notch to BBB-/A-3 from BB+/B and maintained the outlook as stable. S&P became the first among the big three global rating agencies to move Portugal out of its junk status. Although the country’s debt is rated below investment grade by Moody’s Investor Services and Fitch Ratings, both the agencies recently upgraded their outlook on Portugal to positive from stable.
Friday, January 13, 2017
Just like most of us, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras must be looking forward to the New Year with new exuberance and optimism, as he seeks to bring the economy back on track. Greece is still struggling to recover from a decade-long debt crisis as it still heavily depends on its Eurozone creditors. The year 2017 is touted as a very crucial phase for Greece’s economy, especially after the strong fiscal discipline shown by the government (amid tumbling popularity due to austerity measures) in the most part of 2016.
Thursday, September 29, 2016
The results Adairs presented in August showed a business that is performing strongly. Same store sales revenue increased by 12% plus there were an additional 13 stores opened. After tax profits increased by 19%. Revenues and profits were well above what was forecast in the prospectus.
Thursday, July 16, 2015
In early January Alan shared his A1 investment plan with the Skaffold community. Alan’s disciplined and well thought-out rules were commended by his fellow members
Coming from an engineering background, Alan is probably a little more disciplined than the average investor. Nether less, Alan’s story is a timely reminder that to be a successful investor, one must have a strict set of investment rules. You must also have the emotional capacity to follow them.
Thursday, July 09, 2015
In the May 2014 edition of Money magazine we compared Australia’s Top 10 stocks by market capitalisation against their global counterparts. We’ve just completed the process again: Australia’s Top 10 vs the world. You’ll be able to read our insights in Money’s August 2015 edition, on sale from 6 August).
To test our theory, we created a hypothetical $100,000 portfolio equally invested across the nine global stocks identified in the May 2014 article.
Including unrealised gains, dividends and currency gains, the stocks returned 29.9 per cent. By comparison the All Ords Accumulation Index returned 7.8 per cent. Skaffold’s global stocks outperformed the Index by 22.1 per cent, or 6.3 per cent if you exclude currency gains. That’s not too bad.
Thursday, January 08, 2015
Have you ever wondered what stocks your fellow members are researching?
Do other investors love Skaffold’s Summary page as much as you do?
Here are the highlights of what you loved to use in Skaffold in 2014, and what stocks were on your radar.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
BigAir Group has a successful history of growth by acquisition, consistently generating substantially better margins from its operations than the acquired entity achieved.
The latest acquisition, Oriel, is expected to significantly boost BGL’s cloud and managed services business, which has been identified as a key growth sector for the business.
Friday, June 06, 2014
Fancy meeting a few CEOs and hearing straight from the horse’s mouth, so to speak, what’s in store for your businesses over the next few years?
You can – on 1 July in Sydney (very excited to receive the invitation in my inbox yesterday).
Vocus Communications, BigAir Group, Pro Medicus, RXP Services, ASG Group, eBet, PS&C and Ecosave CEOs will present at the upcoming Microequities Rising Stars conference. Are you going to join me at the event?
Monday, May 05, 2014
Companies with a strong competitive advantage can share a few distinguishing characteristics: advanced technology, market dominance within sectors with high barriers to entry, scalability, great prospects for sales and profits, untapped global target markets, top management.
As a smart investor it’s your job to identify companies with a competitive advantage that’s sufficiently sustainable. That means it won’t ‘crash and burn’, leaving you with a potential value-trap with all its best days behind it.
Thursday, May 01, 2014
A common question we receive here at Skaffold is about who provides earnings forecasts and whether or not we should trust those forecasts.
Of course analysts are human and therefore fallible, and no one has a crystal ball or can accurately forecast the future 100% of the time.
So, should we as investors trust analysts? And why should we look at forecasts at all?