RUBIS (RUI.PA)

FR0013269123 - Common Stock

31.02  -0.64 (-2.02%)

Fundamental Rating

6

Taking everything into account, RUI scores 6 out of 10 in our fundamental rating. RUI was compared to 5 industry peers in the Gas Utilities industry. Both the profitability and the financial health of RUI get a neutral evaluation. Nothing too spectacular is happening here. A decent growth rate in combination with a cheap valuation! Better keep an eye on RUI. These ratings would make RUI suitable for value investing!



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1. Profitability

1.1 Basic Checks

In the past year RUI was profitable.
In the past year RUI had a positive cash flow from operations.
RUI had positive earnings in each of the past 5 years.
RUI had a positive operating cash flow in each of the past 5 years.

1.2 Ratios

RUI has a better Return On Assets (5.57%) than 80.00% of its industry peers.
RUI has a Return On Equity of 13.44%. This is comparable to the rest of the industry: RUI outperforms 60.00% of its industry peers.
Looking at the Return On Invested Capital, with a value of 10.38%, RUI belongs to the top of the industry, outperforming 100.00% of the companies in the same industry.
RUI had an Average Return On Invested Capital over the past 3 years of 8.64%. This is above the industry average of 6.58%.
The 3 year average ROIC (8.64%) for RUI is below the current ROIC(10.38%), indicating increased profibility in the last year.
Industry RankSector Rank
ROA 5.57%
ROE 13.44%
ROIC 10.38%
ROA(3y)5.07%
ROA(5y)5.25%
ROE(3y)11.41%
ROE(5y)11.6%
ROIC(3y)8.64%
ROIC(5y)8.25%

1.3 Margins

The Profit Margin of RUI (5.33%) is worse than 60.00% of its industry peers.
RUI's Profit Margin has declined in the last couple of years.
RUI's Operating Margin of 9.37% is on the low side compared to the rest of the industry. RUI is outperformed by 60.00% of its industry peers.
In the last couple of years the Operating Margin of RUI has grown nicely.
RUI has a worse Gross Margin (25.40%) than 80.00% of its industry peers.
RUI's Gross Margin has been stable in the last couple of years.
Industry RankSector Rank
OM 9.37%
PM (TTM) 5.33%
GM 25.4%
OM growth 3Y-0.02%
OM growth 5Y3.59%
PM growth 3Y-9.45%
PM growth 5Y-1.57%
GM growth 3Y-6.23%
GM growth 5Y-0.58%

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2. Health

2.1 Basic Checks

With a Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) well above the Cost of Capital (WACC), RUI is creating value.
The number of shares outstanding for RUI has been increased compared to 1 year ago.
Compared to 5 years ago, RUI has more shares outstanding
Compared to 1 year ago, RUI has an improved debt to assets ratio.

2.2 Solvency

An Altman-Z score of 2.28 indicates that RUI is not a great score, but indicates only limited risk for bankruptcy at the moment.
RUI has a Altman-Z score of 2.28. This is amongst the best in the industry. RUI outperforms 100.00% of its industry peers.
The Debt to FCF ratio of RUI is 7.81, which is on the high side as it means it would take RUI, 7.81 years of fcf income to pay off all of its debts.
RUI has a Debt to FCF ratio of 7.81. This is amongst the best in the industry. RUI outperforms 100.00% of its industry peers.
A Debt/Equity ratio of 0.64 indicates that RUI is somewhat dependend on debt financing.
RUI has a Debt to Equity ratio of 0.64. This is comparable to the rest of the industry: RUI outperforms 60.00% of its industry peers.
Industry RankSector Rank
Debt/Equity 0.64
Debt/FCF 7.81
Altman-Z 2.28
ROIC/WACC1.8
WACC5.75%

2.3 Liquidity

RUI has a Current Ratio of 1.27. This is a normal value and indicates that RUI is financially healthy and should not expect problems in meeting its short term obligations.
RUI has a Current ratio of 1.27. This is amongst the best in the industry. RUI outperforms 100.00% of its industry peers.
A Quick Ratio of 0.87 indicates that RUI may have some problems paying its short term obligations.
RUI has a Quick ratio of 0.87. This is in the better half of the industry: RUI outperforms 80.00% of its industry peers.
Industry RankSector Rank
Current Ratio 1.27
Quick Ratio 0.87

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3. Growth

3.1 Past

The Earnings Per Share has grown by an impressive 34.11% over the past year.
The Earnings Per Share has been growing slightly by 5.46% on average over the past years.
RUI shows a decrease in Revenue. In the last year, the revenue decreased by -7.07%.
Measured over the past years, RUI shows a quite strong growth in Revenue. The Revenue has been growing by 8.55% on average per year.
EPS 1Y (TTM)34.11%
EPS 3Y8.03%
EPS 5Y5.46%
EPS Q2Q%95.52%
Revenue 1Y (TTM)-7.07%
Revenue growth 3Y19.33%
Revenue growth 5Y8.55%
Sales Q2Q%-14.02%

3.2 Future

The Earnings Per Share is expected to grow by 10.24% on average over the next years. This is quite good.
RUI is expected to show a small growth in Revenue. In the coming years, the Revenue will grow by 6.33% yearly.
EPS Next Y18.84%
EPS Next 2Y12.34%
EPS Next 3Y10.24%
EPS Next 5YN/A
Revenue Next Year10.85%
Revenue Next 2Y7.04%
Revenue Next 3Y6.33%
Revenue Next 5YN/A

3.3 Evolution

The EPS growth rate is accelerating: in the next years the growth will be better than in the last years.
The Revenue growth rate is decreasing: in the next years the growth will be less than in the last years.

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4. Valuation

4.1 Price/Earnings Ratio

Based on the Price/Earnings ratio of 9.07, the valuation of RUI can be described as reasonable.
Compared to the rest of the industry, the Price/Earnings ratio of RUI indicates a somewhat cheap valuation: RUI is cheaper than 80.00% of the companies listed in the same industry.
The average S&P500 Price/Earnings ratio is at 28.24. RUI is valued rather cheaply when compared to this.
With a Price/Forward Earnings ratio of 8.84, the valuation of RUI can be described as very reasonable.
80.00% of the companies in the same industry are more expensive than RUI, based on the Price/Forward Earnings ratio.
When comparing the Price/Forward Earnings ratio of RUI to the average of the S&P500 Index (19.93), we can say RUI is valued rather cheaply.
Industry RankSector Rank
PE 9.07
Fwd PE 8.84

4.2 Price Multiples

Based on the Enterprise Value to EBITDA ratio, RUI is valued cheaply inside the industry as 100.00% of the companies are valued more expensively.
Based on the Price/Free Cash Flow ratio, RUI is valued cheaper than 100.00% of the companies in the same industry.
Industry RankSector Rank
P/FCF 11.57
EV/EBITDA 5.41

4.3 Compensation for Growth

RUI's low PEG Ratio(NY), which compensates the Price/Earnings for growth, indicates a rather cheap valuation of the company.
The decent profitability rating of RUI may justify a higher PE ratio.
PEG (NY)0.48
PEG (5Y)1.66
EPS Next 2Y12.34%
EPS Next 3Y10.24%

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5. Dividend

5.1 Amount

With a Yearly Dividend Yield of 5.98%, RUI is a good candidate for dividend investing.
RUI's Dividend Yield is slightly below the industry average, which is at 5.92.
RUI's Dividend Yield is rather good when compared to the S&P500 average which is at 2.37.
Industry RankSector Rank
Dividend Yield 5.98%

5.2 History

The dividend of RUI has a limited annual growth rate of 1.55%.
Dividend Growth(5Y)1.55%
Div Incr Years6
Div Non Decr Years6

5.3 Sustainability

55.85% of the earnings are spent on dividend by RUI. This is a bit on the high side, but may be sustainable.
The dividend of RUI is growing, but earnings are growing more, so the dividend growth is sustainable.
DP55.85%
EPS Next 2Y12.34%
EPS Next 3Y10.24%

RUBIS

EPA:RUI (6/12/2024, 4:25:11 PM)

31.02

-0.64 (-2.02%)

Chartmill FA Rating
GICS SectorUtilities
GICS IndustryGroupUtilities
GICS IndustryGas Utilities
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Market Cap3.23B
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Industry RankSector Rank
PE 9.07
Fwd PE 8.84
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PEG (NY)0.48
PEG (5Y)1.66
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Industry RankSector Rank
ROA 5.57%
ROE 13.44%
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ROICexgc
OM 9.37%
PM (TTM) 5.33%
GM 25.4%
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Asset Turnover1.04
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Debt/Equity 0.64
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Current Ratio 1.27
Quick Ratio 0.87
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EPS 1Y (TTM)34.11%
EPS 3Y8.03%
EPS 5Y
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EPS Next Y18.84%
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EPS Next 5Y
Revenue 1Y (TTM)-7.07%
Revenue growth 3Y19.33%
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